This collection includes five 4 1/16 by 2 3/16" photographs. Three feature Hubert Latham's Antoinette 1910 type aircraft in the air, one shows the aircraft on the meet grounds and the last is of Latham and his machine.
Papers document the life of Elmer Gates (1859-1923), an independent American inventor and psychologist. Gates developed ideas related to experimental psychology and inventions in fields such as metallurgy, electricity, microscopy, X-rays, and pedagogy. Papers include correspondence, photographs, patents, articles and clippings, writings, and estate documents.
37 glass plate slides, silver gelatin, black-and-white, mounted with cover glass and tape. primarily depicting industrial and occupational subjects, plus views of Boston and New York City.
The collection consists of two photograph albums documenting two Canadian drawbridges. One album, covering the years 1889 to 1911, documents the Coteau Bridge in Quebec. The Coteau Bridge crosses the St. Lawrence River in Quebec. It includes images of the bridge, the construction crew and machinery. The other album, covering the years 1873 to 190...
Collection is a photoprint of an early recording session taken about 1900.
Photograph album of commercially-produced photographs of Panama Canal construction.
Panoramic silver gelatin print, showing over one hundred men, women, and children posed in rows. Many of the men wear straw hats, and a baseball bat lies in the foreground.
Three picture postcards of Washington, D.C., one postmarked 1906; all are photomechanical reproductions of photographs: two color photolithographs of: (1) the Library of Congress (printed in Germany, addressed, with Christmas greeting, postmarked 1906); (2) the Lincoln Memorial (publ. Washington News Co., copyright C.O. Buckingham, no message, unma...
Six picture postcards of Paris, France, photomechanical, four publ. by A. Papeghin, Paris-Tours. One bears a message, addressed to "Cousin Gertrude," complaining about lack of private bathrooms in most French pensions, but the card is unstamped and unmailed. Note: other postcards from other sources may be added to this collection at a later date.
This artificial collection is the repository for miscellaneous photoprints transferred from other Smithsonian units: see series records.