Richard Carver Wood photographs of the dedication of To the Morrow

Collection ID:
Wood, Richard Carver
Physical Description:
4 Photographs

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Four b&w mounted photographs taken by Richard Carver Wood of the dedication of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's sculpture, "To the Morrow," created for the 1939-40 New York World's Fair. Pictured in the photographs with the sculpture are Whitney, Juliana Force, New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, and Grover Whalen, the official World's Fair greeter, among others.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Richard Carver Wood was a photographer and architect in New York, N.Y. and Cambridge, Mass.

Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 2010 by Avis Berman, who received the photographs from Carl Rieser, nephew of Julianna Force, first Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Using the Collection
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Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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