Caterpillar Tractor Co. Photoprints

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0146
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Holling, W. J.
Chandler, Don
Caterpillar Tractor Co. (Peoria, Ill.).
Broden
Dates:
1948-1949.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
11 Items
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
11 photoprints of Caterpillar Tractor Co. buildings and products: three photographs of company buildings, including two aerial views, and eight photographs of tractors, including views of machines at work in various locations. Tractors with various models of scrapers are shown in San Antonio, Texas; Whittier, California; and Colquitt County, Georgia. Locations of five tractor views unidentified: one shows two stationary tractors, the others show machines at work in roadbuilding and cemetery construction.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Photographs probably commissioned by Caterpillar for public relations or advertising use.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Source unknown, but possibly originally in Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Preferred Citation
Caterpillar Tractor Company Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Preferred Citation
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Items found in collection, in Archives Center vault; possibly originally part of Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, or collected subsequently by curator John Hoffman.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Texas -- 1940-50 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Road construction -- Photographs -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1940-1950 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Labor and laboring classes -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Illinois -- photographs -- 1948-1949 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Georgia -- 1940-1950 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Factories -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Earthmoving machinery -- Photographs -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Construction workers Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Construction industry -- Photographs -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cemeteries -- Construction -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
California -- 1940-1950 Place Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Aerial Photographs Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Tractors -- Photographs -- 1940-1950 Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Caterpillar Tractor Co. (Peoria, Ill.). Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives