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Government and politics, 1909-1932
Call No.: LOT 12351 (F) (H)
Extent: ca. 753 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 28 x 36 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 1 print : engraving.
Note: Title from cover of French's original numbered folder.
Note: Some photos are captioned; some are dated. Images mounted on paper or cardboard.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are in poor condition.
Summary: Government and politics. Congress in session and members at work and recreation. Portraits, some silhouette, include Franklin D. Roosevelt with Governor Cox, Vice President Marshall, Bainbridge Colby, the Prince of Wales, Belgian and Swedish royalty, Alexander Mitchell Palmer, and Samuel Gompers. Conferences and groups include the Disarmament Conference, International Labor Conference, Pan American Financial Conference, and British, French, and Japanese Commissions visiting Washington, 1917; congressional pages playing in the snow in front of the U.S. Capitol.
Foreign Dignitaries and Visitors
Call No.: LOT 12351-1 (F)
Note: Portraits and groups of Foreign Dignitaries in Washington including foreign ambassadors, diplomatic groups, arrival of General Joffe and French Commission 1917, arrival of Japanese Commission 1917, arrival of Mr. Balfour and British commission 1917, British and French Commission at Mt. Vernon 1917, Italian Debt Commission, French Debt Commission, Czechoslovakian Debt Commission, Rumanian [Romanian] Debt Commission, Governing Board of Pan American Union, Chinese Delegation, Interparliamentary Union at Capitol; Mexican Claims Commission, members of Japanese Military Commission, groups during signing of U.S. Loans to foreign countries, diplomatic family members including Chilore in Mexican Embassy and family members around cherry blossom trees, Prince of Wales visiting Washington and America, King Albert and Queen Elizabeth of Belgium visiting New York and America, Prince and Princess of Sweden visiting Washington.
International Conferences
Call No.: LOT 12351-2 (F)
Note: Held in Washington, including President Harding and foreign dignitaries during disarmament conference, 1921, foreign delegates to International Labor Conference, representatives to International Communication, delegates to Pan American Financial Conference, 1915, Pan American Commercial Conference in session, delegates to Chili-Peruvian Conference.
U.S. Congress and Cabinet
Call No.: LOT 12351-3 (F) (H)
Note: Activities of Senators and Congressmen alone and with other, governments officials, congressional committees including investigating committees, finance committee and senate military affairs committee, group picture of: members of U.S. Congress, Congressional recreational activities including "When Congress is not in session," Republican and Democrat Baseball game, group pictures of members of President's Cabinet and President's Cabinet exercising, individuals in President's Cabinet including Secretary of State Colby, activities of Vice President Marshall, group pictures and activities of Congressional pages, including pages with Vice President Marshall, Campaign activities for Palmer, members of Congress in the uniform of their former occupation as railroad men, U.S. Congress in session including Presidents delivering addresses to Congress, activities of family members of U.S. Congress and cabinet including Attorney General Palmer, Senator Penrose, Speaker Gillette, Sen. Crowe, Senator H. Johnson, Senator Poindexter. One autographed photo of Charles Evans Hughes addressing a Joint Session of Congress during the President Harding Memorial ceremonies in the House of Representatives (Feb. 24, 1929); President Coolidge and Supreme Court Justices in front row.
Public Figures and Groups
Call No.: LOT 12351-4 (F)
Note: Variety of groups in Washington including Republican National Committee, Farmers Association Group, Emergency Fleet Corp. Group, Governor of Hawaii and group, "House of David" Group, Grange Group, Arkansas Delegation, variety of public figures in Washington including William Jennings Bryan and Mr. & Mrs. Thomas Meredith, William Hale Thompson (Mayor of Chicago), members of National Press Club with U.S. Treasury Official, Governor Parker, Governor Hughes, Samuel Gompers.
Prohibition
Call No.: LOT 12351-5 (F)
Note: Delegation of Women for prohibition, members of Senate Judiciary committee considering Volstead Law, individuals who testified before the committee, prohibition officials and prohibition activities including collection of confiscated alcohol, confiscated stills, destruction of confiscated alcohol, prohibition activities in other states in confiscation of alcohol in Illinois, secret service men dismantling still in California, Indiana Governor signing Prohibition Bill, interior of non-alcoholic public kitchen in New York, Monument erected to John Barleycorn in Connecticut, New Yorkers in Cuban Saloon, individuals in San Francisco injecting morphine.
Reproduction of Documents
Call No.: LOT 12351-6 (F)
Note: Reproductions of a variety of documents including letter from Representative Knutson to Representative McLeod, letters from Railway Mail Service Official, photographs of the original Last Will and Testaments of George Washington and Martha Washington, certificate for Harding Memorial Association, Paris Peace Treaty, close up of signatures on Paris Peace Treaty, congressional records, photo of original rough draft of the Declaration of Independence, close up of signatures on the Declaration of Independence, page of the "New England Weekly Journal" 1728, invitation to President Grant's Inauguration Ball, document for first patent in America.
Reproduction of Political Cartoons
Call No.: LOT 12351-7 (F)
Note: Political Cartoons concerning President Jackson's Administration of 1830, Van Buren Campaign of 1836 and 1837, Presidential Campaign of 1840, Van Buren Campaign of 1840, Polk & Clay Campaigns of 1844, Taylor Campaign of 1848, Fillmore Administration of 1851, Buchanan Campaign of 1856, Lincoln & Douglas Campaigns of 1860, Lincoln Cartoon of 1860, the Lincoln & McClellan Campaigns of 1864, Horace Greely Campaign of 1872, Grant & Seymour Campaigns of 1868, Roosevelt & Parker Campaigns of 1904, Roosevelt Administration, Taft Campaign of 1908.
Flags
Call No.: LOT 12351-8 (F)
Note: Photos of Early American flags, including original flag used by 3rd Maryland Regiment in 1777, flag raised at the North Pole by Peary, 1st American flag hoisted in Cuba, flag of Philadelphia Escort Troop to Gen. Washington in 1775, original Star Spangled Banner, flag presented to the American Army by the ladies of Brest in 1918, American flag of John Paul Jones, Civil War Flag.
Voting
Call No.: LOT 12351-9 (F)
Note: Crowd at the White House on night before November, 1920 election, Samuel Gompers casting ballot, individuals voting by mail in Republican Headquarters in Washington, Wilson election cases arriving at the Capitol in 1927.
Women - Politics and Suffrage
Call No.: LOT 12351-10 (F)
Note: Suffragette activities in Washington including Suffragette Demonstration at U.S. Capitol, 1915, and demonstrations at the White House, 1917, Suffragette parades in Washington 1913, 1915, 1917, suffragettes with ballots ca 1920, stone busts of 3 American Suffragettes, members of National Woman's Party and activities of National Woman's Party including members rehearsing Equal Rights Pageant and Delegation with Senator Harding; National Women's Party members in front of Washington Headquarters, variety of individuals and groups of women in politics, women voting.
Anarchists
Call No.: LOT 12351-11 (F)
Note: Individuals in U.S. accused of spying, bombing, anarchism or seditious action.
United States views, 1909-1932
Call No.: LOT 12352 (F)
Extent: ca. 400 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller.
Extent: 3 photographic prints : color ; 3.5 x 5.5 in.
Note: LOT title devised by Library staff.
Note: Some images captioned. Most photos mounted on paper. Includes some copy photographs.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are in poor condition.
Summary: Landscapes, architecture, people, agricultural and recreational activities. Includes Luray Caverns and houses in Va. Harper's Ferry, W. Va. Aerial views of Montgomery, Ala., and New Orleans, La. Winter scenes in New York City and Saranac Lake, N.Y.; houseboats on Harlem River. Alaska railroad. Yellowstone National Park; government hunters; aftermath of forest fires. Deserts and irrigation projects in the West. Trees nominated for Tree Hall of Fame. Regatta in Miami, Fla. Includes pamphlets issued by Union Pacific Railroad and reproductions of illustrations.
Business and industry, 1909-1932
Call No.: LOT 12353 (F)
Extent: ca. 1,035 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller.
Extent: 7 photomechanical prints : photogravure ; 9 x 14 cm.
Note: Title from cover of French's original numbered folder.
Note: Some images 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: Business and industry. Includes Virginia Ship Building Corporation in Alexandria, Virginia. Trial trip of the ship Leviathan. People listening to the radio; cartoon diagrams of radio transmission process; telephone operators. International First-Aid and Mine Rescue contests. American export activities; Washington business buildings and employees; Center Market in Washington, D.C.
Ship Industry
Call No.: LOT 12353-1 (F)
Note: Views of Virginia Ship Building Corp. Yard, workers in Virginia Ship Building Yard, workers building ships in unidentified locations and in Squantum ship yards; views of ships under construction including ships in New York Shipbuilding Co., reproduction of poster "Ships will win the war help build them," dismantled [?] ships belonging Western Marine & Salvage Co., Alexandria, Virginia, interior and exterior views of "The Carnegie" non-magnetic ship.
Patent Models
Call No.: LOT 12353-2 (F)
Note: Inventors' models of early patents including first printing press, 1440, gasoline automobiles, 1895 and 1896, earliest typewriter, 1868, first patented sewing machine, 1846, early locomotive, 1842, Lincoln steamboat, Whitney Cotton Gin, 1794.
Radio and Telephone
Call No.: LOT 12353-3 (F)
Note: Students and equipment in National Radio School, National Radio School Graphics of Radio Technology, individuals and group listening to Atwater Kent radios, Atwater Kent with group listening to radio in hotel in Washington, Atwater Kent Radio equipment, radios on display including Philco Radio displays, people viewing radios on display, members of U.S. Marine Band with radio "American Legion Broadcasting Party" broadcasting from airplane, radio made from oatmeal box, man and boy with radio, boy with radio during President Harding's address, equipment and views of towers at Arlington Radio Station, interiors of C & P Telephone Co., Washington activities of C & P Building under construction, men and boys with wireless telephone, C & P Telephone Company exhibit, type of telephone C & P furnished subscribers, printing telegraph 1908, man with printing 1908.
Fishing
Call No.: LOT 12353-4 (F)
Note: Illustrations and photos of fish, exterior view of interiors of Bryans Point Hatchery, Maryland, Bryans Point Hatchery activities, local fisherman and women with fish in net, men stocking tidal basin with fish, activities of fishing industry and U.S. Bureau of fisheries in unidentified locations and in Maine, Mass., and California including men in fishing boats, fish stations, transporting fish, packing salmon eggs.
Mining and Drilling
Call No.: LOT 12353-5 (F)
Note: Oil wells in unidentified locations and in West Virginia, drilling activities of United Oil, coal mining activities including men working in coal mines, coal miners before strike, Pennsylvania coal miners, exteriors of coal mines and plant, Fuel Co. Equipment, coal miners family, mining activities including salt mining, bauxite mining, zinc mining, iron silver mining, international mine meet activities, including first aid and rescue contest.
Fishing
Call No.: LOT 12353-6 (F)
Note: Farming activities in a number of U.S. locations, including plowing, harvesting demonstration of farm tiller, community gardening, farm livestock, including dairy cows, cattle, sheep, pigs on USDA farm in Beltsville, farm crops including corn, tobacco, mushrooms, cotton, views of orchards.
Industry
Call No.: LOT 12353-7 (F)
Note: Industrial activities in United States, including manufacturing chocolate in Mass., manufacturing Stetson Hats, exteriors and interiors of N.H. cotton mill, logging in various U.S. locations, history of printing, manufacturing paper for newspaper, manufacturing toys, manufacturing sugar from corn, manufacturing rubber products, interiors and exterior of Tennessee Coal, Iron & R.R. Co., fur seal industry, activities of sugar manufacturing including exteriors and interiors of sugar manufacturing plants, workers in sugar manufacturing plants, activities of U.S. beet sugar manufacturing, turpentine manufacturing, manufacturing U.S. Army shoes, Baldwin Locomotive works, Phila., interiors of Hackett Motor Car Co., Mich., workers in Express Spark Plug Co., machine shop training in General Electric Company, Ind., laundry equipment, workers outside Kalamazoo Laundry Co. with equipment, workers and interiors in J.E. Smith Granite Co., interiors and workers in Pompeian [?] Olive Oil Co., industrial activities in Washington including Farm Utilities Corp. equipment demonstration, Washington, D.C., Ford Motor Co. exhibit, Washington, industrial exposition, Washington, J.E. Hangar Co., Washington office, men at work, workshops, Barrett Co. worker's facilities.
Advertising
Call No.: LOT 12353-8 (F)
Note: Postcards published by the National Photo Co. for Washington businesses including automobile sales companies, Real Estate, displays during food show in Washington, women posing with products including eyeglasses, butter, lamp billboard for Jordan Piano Co., Washington, display case for Raleigh Haberdasher, Washington.
Business Activities
Call No.: LOT 12353-9 (F)
Note: American export activities, including foreign views of American goods being used in foreign countries, employees of Proctor & Gamble voting for Director of Board, business activities in Washington, D.C., including store window displays, interiors of businesses including drug stores, apparel shops, florists, hotels, automobile sales and repair shops, gas stations, print shops, employees of Washington businesses including People's Drug Stores, automobile merchandise outside businesses, crowds outside Washington business having sale.
Food Business
Call No.: LOT 12353-10 (F)
Note: Interior of Washington grocery stores, interior of Washington food establishments including candy store, restaurants, Washington market scenes including food, customers shopping, interiors of markets, New York market scenes.
Events in the Washington, D.C. area, 1909-1932
Call No.: LOT 12354 (F)
Extent: ca. 865 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 20 x 25 cm. or smaller.
Note: Title from cover of French's original numbered folder.
Note: Some photos are captioned; a few have dates. Some photos mounted on paper or cardboard. Includes reproductions of illustrations.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are in poor condition.
Summary: Events in the Washington, D.C. area. Includes aftermath of fires, floods, storms in Washington, D.C.; Red Cross relief work in flooded Mississippi Valley. Picketers, strikers, peace demonstrations; Ku Klux Klan; Disarmament Conference; Preparedness Day, and labor union parades. Ceremonies marking construction and completion of Washington buildings and monuments; burial of the Unknown Soldier at Arlington National Cemetery. Funerals and weddings. Receptions for public figures, including the king and queen of Belgium, Governor Cox, and Charles Lindbergh, attended by President and Mrs. Coolidge and Franklin D. Roosevelt. Reunion of the Grand Army of the Republic; conventions of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and political, health, and labor organizations. Virginia Ship Building Corporation in Alexandria, Virginia. Some locations other than Washington, D.C.
Demonstrations
Call No.: LOT 12354-1 (F)
Disasters
Call No.: LOT 12354-2 (F)
Rites and Ceremonies
Call No.: LOT 12354-3 (F)
Parades and Processions
Call No.: LOT 12354-4 (F)
Conferences and Conventions
Call No.: LOT 12354-5 (F)
Ship Launchings
Call No.: LOT 12354-6 (F)
Occupations and services, 1909-1932
Call No.: LOT 12355 (F)
Extent: ca. 760 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 28 x 36 cm. or smaller.
Note: Title from cover of French's original numbered folder.
Note: Some photos are captioned; some have dates. Most images mounted on cardboard or paper. Includes some copy photographs.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are in poor condition.
Summary: Occupations and services. Includes public health service employees at work; students from primary grades through university in classes and extracurricular activities; graduations; and conferring of honorary degree on the queen of Belgium. Red Cross posters; montages used in White House News Photographers' publication, The Fuzzy Focus. Training of policewomen. Artists and models with paintings and sculpture; labor union members; reporters with President Harding; industrial vehicles; snow removal in Washington streets; a man with a hurdy-gurdy. Religious groups, services, and pageants; clergy and evangelists, including Cardinal Mercier and Aimee Semple McPherson. Laboratories; astronomical equipment at the U.S. Naval Observatory; members of scientific expeditions, including Dr. R. L. Shantz with South African natives.
Health Care
Call No.: LOT 12355-1 (F)
Note: Health care in Washington include women bacteriologists working in laboratory, nurses in Homeopathic Hospital, Washington interiors and activities at Washington Asylum Hospital include nurses and patients, group of nurses from Garfield Memorial Hospital, office interiors with public health service employees at work, activities at public health service dispensary #32 including people in waiting room and X-ray room, Department of Health poster "Eat more fish."
See Also: LOT 12359-10 (F) Health Institutions
Education
Call No.: LOT 12355-2 (F)
Note: Students in classrooms and on school playgrounds in Washington primary schools, classroom scenes and school activities in a number of Washington and Washington area high schools including Rockville High School, Anacostia High School, Bethesda Chevy Chase High School, Western High School, Roosevelt High School, faculty and student groups including student members of Cadet Corp, Eastern High School, extracurricular activities in Washington schools including stage productions, girls participating in auto mechanics class and girls rifle team, Central High School, student groups and activities from various Washington universities, including American University graduating class activities, George Washington University faculty-student baseball game, home economics classes at Howard University, University of Maryland and George Washington, Georgetown University Commencement Exercises including Herbert Hoover receiving Honorary Degree, Queen Elizabeth with Cardinal Gibbons and students at Trinity College during conferring of degree on the Queen, educational activities in classrooms in Wisconsin, Boston and New York City.
Fire Department
Call No.: LOT 12355-3 (F)
Note: Members of Washington Fire Department, Washington firemen in action including arriving at U.S. Capitol Building to put out fire, cleaning Senate Office Building and U.S. Capitol, firemen training at firemen's school, firemen with fire engines and rescue equipment including horse drawn firefighting equipment, exterior of fire house - "Vigilant Instituted" - Washington firemen's baseball team.
American Red Cross
Call No.: LOT 12355-4 (F)
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