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Photographic Prints (continued)
National Photo Company - Native Americans and Eskimos (Inuit), 1909-1932 (continued)
Eskimos (continued)
Call No.: LOT 12337-3 (F)
Note: Includes half-tone reproductions of reindeer herding and freighting in Alaska; group portraits of Eskimo women with reindeer; a group of children sitting on porch; and an Eskimo man smoking a cigar.
Hopi
Call No.: LOT 12337-4 (F)
Note: Includes a series of photographs documenting stages of a snake dance and other ceremonials in a pueblo village, including a purification ceremony; and three portraits of Yu-Kehomia, a "hostile, opposed to education."
Paiute
Call No.: LOT 12337-4 (F)
Note: Includes posed outdoor portraits of various Paiute men; three men starting a fire with kindling; an Indian agency in Utah; and daily life in a small town.
Navajo
Call No.: LOT 12337-4 (F)
Note: Includes women weaving on looms outdoors; adobe buildings and village; and portraits of unidentified man.
Apache and Pima
Call No.: LOT 12337-4 (F)
Note: Includes various photographs of men laboring on the Salt River Project, Arizona, efforts such as irrigation, agriculture, and road construction. Women are shown weaving blankets, making baskets, and gathering wood near dwellings.
Education
Call No.: LOT 12337-4 (F)
Note: Includes school girls in cooking class and a laundry instruction class, and boys in a sewing class at Carlisle Indian Industrial School, Pennsylvania; boys in a carpentry class and the school choir from Flandreau Indian School, South Dakota; a sewing class from Bismarck Indian School, North Dakota; a group portrait of students from Mesquakie Day School (Fox), South Dakota; a Shoshone Indian School building and a Kickapoo Indian School building; and small children in night clothes "watching for Santa Claus."
Agriculture
Call No.: LOT 12337-4 (F)
Note: Includes men with horse-drawn farming equipment; women husking corn; a flower garden; men irrigating with shovels; a Thanksgiving dance; fruits and vegetables; and sheep.
Dwellings
Call No.: LOT 12337-4 (F)
Note: Includes a Shoshone tepee; western home of an Omaha woman; view of plains on the Blackfeet Reservation; a Chippewa wigwam; Colville agency; cliff dwellings; and a totem pole.
Miscellaneous
Call No.: LOT 12337-4 (F)
Note: Individual and group portraits represent Taos Pueblo, Seminole, Shoshone, Apache, Kickapoo, Cherokee, Blackfeet, Comanche, and Sioux tribes, most of which are identified in captions.
Autographed portraits of dignitaries and celebrities, 1909-1932
Call No.: LOT 12338 (G)
Extent: 31 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 49 x 55 cm. or smaller.
Note: LOT title devised by cataloger; other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
Note: Images autographed by sitters; many addressed to H. E. French. Some images mounted on cardboard.
Note: Some images by Bruneh; Edmonston; Harris & Ewing.
Summary: Autographed portraits of dignitaries and celebrities. Portraits of presidents, First Ladies, congressmen, diplomats, explorers, athletes, actors, and other public figures, including Taft, Wilson, Hoover, President and Mrs. Coolidge, President and Mrs. Harding, Senator Boies Penrose, Harriet Chalmers Adams, Walter Johnson, and Amos and Andy. Group portrait with General Pershing. Charles Evans Hughes addressing a joint session of Congress during memorial ceremonies for President Harding; in the front row are President Calvin Coolidge and Supreme Court justices.
Museum objects and activities, 1909-1932
Call No.: LOT 12339 (F)
Extent: ca. 115 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller.
Note: LOT title devised by cataloger; other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
Note: Most images are captioned; a few have dates.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are in poor condition.
Summary: Museum objects and activities. Includes exhibits and objects in the Smithsonian Institution, Corcoran Gallery, and Alexandria Washington Lodge. Smithsonian staff, including members of the Division of Paleontology at work. First Ladies' gowns; one image of Emile Berliner with early phonograph.
United States presidents and first ladies, 1909-1932
Call No.: LOT 12340 (F)
Extent: ca. 185 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller.
Note: LOT title devised by cataloger; other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
Note: Some images are captioned; some have dates. Some images mounted on paper.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are in poor condition.
Summary: United States presidents and First Ladies. Includes inaugural parades and presidential addresses. Presidents Wilson, Harding, and Coolidge with their cabinets; the Coolidges, the Hardings, Theodore Roosevelt, and Franklin D. Roosevelt attending events. Reproductions of illustrations of inaugurations of Washington, Lincoln, Cleveland, Garfield, Grant, and Harrison.
U.S. Presidential Inaugurations
Call No.: LOT 12340-1 (F)
Note: Includes photo prints of the inaugurations of Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, Taft, Hoover, Lincoln, and McKinley. Reproductions of illustrations of the inaugurations of Cleveland, Garfield, Grant, Harrison, and Lincoln. Washington, D.C. showing inaugural parades, crowds, and presidents giving addresses. Group picture of Inauguration Committee.
U.S. Presidents and First Ladies
Call No.: LOT 12340-2 (F)
Note: Includes group pictures of Presidents Wilson, Harding, and Coolidge with their cabinets. Coolidge presenting aviation trophies, President and Mrs. Coolidge at various events, President Hoover photographed with various groups, President Wilson attending at various events, President and Mrs. Harding at various events, Theodore Roosevelt greeting spectators, sculptures of T. Roosevelt, as well as Franklin D. Roosevelt as Secretary of War and as President signing a bill.
Presidential Yacht: The Mayflower
Call No.: LOT 12340-3 (F)
Note: Includes exteriors and interiors of the Mayflower Yacht and the crew on the Mayflower Yacht.
People in Washington, D.C., and New York, 1909-1932
Call No.: LOT 12341 (F)
Extent: ca. 240 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller.
Note: LOT title devised by cataloger; other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
Note: Some photos are captioned; a few have dates. Most images mounted on paper or cardboard.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are in poor condition.
Summary: People in Washington, D.C., and New York. Includes children working, playing, posed with adults and with animals, and a series titled "Life on the Canal Boat." Immigrants at Ellis Island and engaged in naturalization activities. Portraits of families, blacks, and Romani in Washington, D.C. and unidentified locations. One jigsaw puzzle made from a woman's portrait.
Children, misc.
Call No.: LOT 12341-1 (F)
Note: School groups of children, children on a canal boat (group of pictures entitled "Life on a Canal Boat"), members of children's farm club and their animals, children at play and on playgrounds in Washington, child labor including newsboys, children paying tribute to Cardinal Mercier, children on horseback children at parties, the Children's County Home, "Edward's Boy" in Washington.
Cabinet and Diplomatic Corp. Children
Call No.: LOT 12341-2 (F)
Note: Children of prominent Washingtonians at play, children of prominent Washingtonians with their parents, children of Chinese diplomats in Washington.
Boy Scouts
Call No.: LOT 12341-3 (F)
Note: Includes group of Boy Scouts with officials on Vermont Ave. in Washington, Boy Scouts active in war work, Boy Scouts being greeted by President Coolidge at White House, Boy Scouts in Arlington Memorial cemetery and other Washington locations.
Girl Scouts
Call No.: LOT 12341-4 (F)
Note: Girl Scouts being reviewed on monument grounds by Mrs. Coolidge, Girl Scout pageant on steps of U.S. Treasury in Washington, Girl Scout activities in Washington, including gardening, activities of New York City Girl Scouts.
Immigrants
Call No.: LOT 12341-5 (F)
Note: Group pictures of immigrants applying for naturalization, Department of Labor English and Naturalization classes, immigrants arriving at Ellis Island, N.Y., Immigrants in N.Y. paying income tax and being interviewed by census bureau.
People, misc.
Call No.: LOT 12341-6 (F)
Note: Unidentified people and groups, including blacks, women, Romani, and prominent citizens in Washington and unidentified locations.
Social life and recreation in the Washington, D.C. area, 1909-1932
Call No.: LOT 12342 (F)
Extent: ca. 1,015 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller.
Note: LOT title devised by cataloger; other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
Note: Most photos are captioned; some have dates.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are in poor condition.
Summary: Social life and recreation in the Washington, D.C. area. Includes portraits and activities of fraternal and patriotic organizations; dignitaries and prominent citizens engaged in domestic, social, and charitable activities; tourists. Some Maryland and Virginia locations.
Clubs and Groups
Call No.: LOT 12342-1 (F)
Note: Shriners Convention in Washington including Shriners barbecue, Masonic ball game and model house display, President and Mrs. Harding at Shrine Convention, American Forestry Association activities, various, group pictures mostly in Washington including Scottish Rite, church groups, music bands, women's groups, one print each for, Roosevelt Memorial Association, Booster group, American Hungarian Civic Club, Merry Helper's Club, Near East Relief, Citizens Association Group, Beaver Dam Club, Knights of Columbus and Atlantic City Swimming Club.
Recreation
Call No.: LOT 12342-2 (F)
Note: Recreational activities at Municipal Batting Beach, Washington and at Colonial Beach, Virginia, recreational activities at Congressional Country Club including golf, recreational activities at Columbia Country Club, including, golf and swimming, other scenes of recreational activities including fishing.
Camps and Camping
Call No.: LOT 12342-3 (F)
Note: Recreational activities at Sherwood Forest including golf and tennis, facilities at Sherwood Forest, Washington girls at YWCA Camp Winona, Maryland children and facilities at Camp Goodwill, tourist camps in Washington, D.C., President Harding at Ford-Edson Camp and activities there, including horseback riding, groups at various camps.
Amusement Arcades and Parks
Call No.: LOT 12342-4 (F)
Note: Exterior views of amusement arcade, views of Glen Echo Park including rides, facilities and activities at Arlington Beach
Clothing and Dress
Call No.: LOT 12342-5 (F)
Note: Prominent citizens in holiday costume including Halloween and Mardi Gras, people in costume for special occasions including debutantes in costume for Russian Bazaar, Washington and California women in bathing suits including Washington Bathing Beauty Contestants, people in sport dress and women in fur coats.
Horse Shows
Call No.: LOT 12342-6 (F)
Note: Spectators and participants attending Washington Horse Shows including prominent citizens and foreign dignitaries.
Social Life and Customs
Call No.: LOT 12342-7 (F)
Note: Domestic scenes in Washington, prominent women in Washington social life, Washington Debutantes, social activities in Washington including Senate Ladies Luncheon, specialists at Ford Tractor Show, "Society Folk" working for Charity including house of mercy drive, Neat East relief Lawn Pete, Elks outing for orphans, garden party to benefit neighborhood house, scenes of casual social activities including wading in Rock Creek, taking automobile outings, knitting/ sitting at water's edge of Potomac River.
Pets and Owners
Call No.: LOT 12342-8 (F)
Note: Washingtonians and prominent Washingtonians and their pets, White House pets, pets and owners entered in the Washington Cat Show, visitors and funerals at dog cemetery, interiors with caskets and floral arrangements for deceased dogs, owners walking unusual pets in New York City.
Holidays
Call No.: LOT 12342-9 (F)
Note: Holiday activities in Washington including Easter Egg Rolling at the White House, New Year's Reception line and guests at White House, home interiors at Christmas time with family members around decorated Christmas trees, Christmas decorations in Washington church, Christmas tree and children in Washington school, Christmas tree and prisoners in District Jail, Washington, pine trees (Christmas trees) in natural habitat, marketing Christmas trees, Christmas crown and Christmas decorations in downtown Washington, turkeys, and individuals photographed with turkeys, turkeys on farms, buying turkeys at market groups on Flag Day in Vienna, Virginia, crowd during Flag Day exercises in Washington, U.S . Post Office interior decorated for Flag Day, children in Fourth of July Parade in Takoma Park, Maryland.
Performing Arts
Call No.: LOT 12342-10 (F)
Note: Crowds outside Washington theatres, performing artists visiting Washington including Atwater Kent, third national radio audition finalists, members of circus troupe performing in Washington, St. Patrick's player on stage, Washington, members of Uncle Sam's follies performing, Washington Mack Sennett girls and Sidney Lust girls in bathing suit costume, members of National American Ballet. Dancing, Michel Fokine of the Russian Ballet rehearsing dancers in New York, Misc. performing artists in costume and dancing.
The Fuzzy Focus, 1923-1924
Call No.: LOT 12343 (H)
Extent: 12 p.(ephemera) ; 27 x 44 cm.
Note: LOT title from newspaper banner; other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
Note: French was a founding member of the White House News Photographers Association.
Note: The Prints and Photographs Division holds the Fuzzy Focus, vol. 1, no. 1 (incomplete?), vol. 2, no. 2 (incomplete?), and undated pages.
Summary: The Fuzzy Focus, a burlesque newspaper published by the White House News Photographers Association. Contains satiric news stories about members of the association, news photography, and Washington events and comic portraits, some composites, including some of Herbert E. French.
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