Album of photographs and sketches relating to voyages, primarily in the arctic. Includes photographs from the steamer Neptune's 1917 rescue of Donald MacMillan and other members of the Crocker Land Relief Expedition, as well as the Northern Ventures Expedition, ca 1912. Photographs depict Inuit men, women, and children from Greenland and Baffin Isl...
Collection documents major-league baseball players, circa 1909-1912, through photographs and newspapers.
The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of an Omaha powwow near Macy in Thurston County, Nebraska. Included are images of dancers, riders on horseback, tipis and tents, individuals and groups of people, and the surrounding area. Additional photographs include images of Thomas Sloane and other individuals, and a photogaph of what appears ...
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.
The collection consists of bound photograph albums and loose photographs documenting the construction of the Adams Power Station (hydroelectric plant) and allied structures of the Niagara Falls Power Company, 1899-1919.
This collection contains 147 photographic prints and 43 postcards from East Africa (circa 1907-circa 1914), especially Kijobe, which depict the activities of the Africa Inland Mission; Theodore Roosevelt's safari in 1909; views of Nairobi, Mombasa, Port Said, Lake Victoria and other landscapes; and portraits of Maasai, Kikuyu, Kamba, Kavirondo, Akawba, Gikuyu, Somali and Swahili coast peoples. Missionaries pictured include Hetz, Hurlburt, and Wallace, who is listed as photographer on many of the prints. The collection also contains 3 paperback books, published by Africa Inland Mission, which describe the history of the organization and the experiences of its missionaries: Faster Beats the Drum (1978), Another Hand on Mine (1975) and Gardens of Miracles (1976).
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.
Miscellaneous glass photonegatives and lantern slides, originally housed in cardboard plate boxes, some containing newspaper clipping separators with dates as late as 1961. Subjects include a flood in 1911, family photographs and portraits, and buildings, with labels indicating locations such as Chicago, St.Paul, etc. The lantern slides depict art ...
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.
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.