- Collection ID:
United States. Department of Agriculture
- Physical Description:
The collection contains thirty-three glass plate negatives documenting the construction of Laboratory A and B of the Department of Agriculture building in the early 1900s.
Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of glass plate negatives documenting the construction of the Department of Agriculture building in Washington, D.C. All of the glass plate negatives date from approximately 1906 to 1907 and are arranged in chronological order.
The collection is arranged into one series.
Series 1: Glass Plate Negatives, 1906-1907
The United States Department of Agriculture (informally the Agriculture Department or USDA) is the United States federal executive department responsible for developing and executing U.S. federal government policy on farming, agriculture, and food. It aims to meet the needs of farmers and ranchers, promote agricultural trade and production, work to assure food safety, protect natural resources, foster rural communities and end hunger in the United States and abroad.
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Immediate source of acquisition unknown.
Ownership and Custodial History
Transferred to the Archives Center in 2007 by the Division of Work and Industry.
Processed by Kendra Ciccone (intern), supervised by Alison Oswald, archivist, April 2010.
Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
United States Department of Agriculture Building Construction Photographs, 1906-1907, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: reproduction fees may apply.
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012