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Shrine convention, June 5, 6, 7, 1923
Call No.: LOT 12291 (H)
Extent: 1 album (ca. 340 gelatin silver prints on 30 leaves) ; 33 x 43 cm.
Note: LOT title from album cover; other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
Note: Images are captioned.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are badly deteriorated.
Summary: Photographs show Shrine convention, June 5-7, 1923, Washington, D.C. Shriners; Wild West show and rodeo; parade; model homes; American Indians in "Indian village."
Layouts, 1924-1925
Call No.: LOT 12292 (H)
Extent: 1 album (ca. 375 gelatin silver prints) ; 33 x 43 cm.
Note: LOT title from album cover; other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
Note: Images are captioned.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are badly deteriorated.
Summary: Layouts, 1924-25. Groups of photographs, each with a common theme or subject relating to people, government or social activities in Washington, D.C. Topics include portraits of cabinet officers, their wives and children; wives of foreign diplomats; a day in the life of author Mary Roberts Rinehart; animals and pets; portraits of congressmen working in their previous careers; recreational activities of government officials and military officers; the Library of Congress; the Junior Nationals baseball team; portraits of White House visitors; photos of cartoons about the presidents, dog catching, and other miscellaneous subjects.
Arrangement: Chronological. Vol. 1: September-October 1919; Vol. 2: November 1921; Vol. 3: December 1921.
Washington, D.C., September 1919 to December 1921
Call No.: LOT 12293 (H)
Extent: 3 albums (ca. 570 gelatin silver prints) ; 39 x 52 cm.
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.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are badly deteriorated.
Summary: Washington, D.C., September 1919 to December 1921. Portraits of President Harding, General Pershing, senators and congressmen, foreign dignitaries, Catholic Church dignitaries, women in politics, government officials, debutantes, and celebrities. Events include Pershing Parade, suffrage movement, American Indians visiting Washington, first helium flight, arms conference, horse shows, chrysanthemum show, and Christmas. Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington Navy Yard, Georgetown University, Walter Reed Hospital, and other sites.
Washington, D.C., 1922
Call No.: LOT 12294 (H)
Extent: 10 albums (ca. 3,046 gelatin silver prints) ; 39 x 52 cm.
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.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are badly deteriorated.
Summary: Washington, D.C., 1922. Portraits of President Harding, foreign dignitaries, debutantes, society women, children, National Women's Party, and the Ku Klux Klan. The zoo, the White House, the U.S. Congress, Arlington Cemetery, Mount Vernon, Glen Echo, a bathing beach, Citizens' Military Training Camp, and other sites. Events include fires at the Knickerbocker Theatre and U.S. Treasury, a tennis tournament, antiwar demonstrations, a Shriners' barbecue, sports events, parades, the dedication of the Lincoln Memorial and other sites, the Clara Barton centennial, first beauty pageant, Prohibition enforcement, and a Neighborhood House spring pageant.
Arrangement: Roughly chronological. Vol. 1: January; Vol. 2: February; Vol. 3: March; Vol. 4: April; Vol. 5: May; Vol. 6: June; Vol. 7: July-August 15; Vol. 8: August 16-September; Vol. 9: October-November 15; Vol. 10: November 16-December.
Washington, D.C., January 1923 to January 1924
Call No.: LOT 12295 (H)
Extent: 9 albums (ca. 2,535 gelatin silver prints) ; 39 x 52 cm.
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.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are badly deteriorated.
Summary: Washington, D.C., January 1923 to January 1924. Portraits of President Coolidge and his cabinet, senators and congressmen, prominent Washingtonians, military personnel, foreign visitors, women in politics, government officials, American Indians, debutantes, war veterans, religious dignitaries, U.S. justices, celebrities, Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts, and the Ku Klux Klan. Rock Creek Park, White House, Capitol, Willard Hotel, Tomb of the Unknown Soldier, Children's Hospital, and a Citizens' Military Training Camp. Events include parades, Washington Monument cornerstone-laying ceremony, holiday celebrations, Daughters of the American Revolution convention, a diplomatic wedding, Red Cross activities, Christmas seal campaign, sports, and Neighborhood House spring pageant.
Arrangement: Chronological. Vol. 1: January-February; Vol. 2: March; Vol. 3: April; Vol. 4: May; Vol. 5: June; Vol. 6: July-August; Vol. 7: September-October; Vol. 8: November; Vol. 9: December-January.
Washington, D.C., 1924
Call No.: LOT 12296 (H)
Extent: 7 albums (ca. 2,110 gelatin silver prints) ; 39 x 52 cm.
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.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are badly deteriorated.
Summary: Washington, D.C., 1924. Portraits of President Coolidge, Teapot Dome investigating committee, senators and congressmen, government officials and ambassadors, foreign dignitaries, prominent women. Catholic Church dignitaries, sculptors, sports celebrities, Socialist National Party, Romani, and American Indians. The U.S. Congress and Capitol, Navy Yard, Naval Observatory, Arlington Cemetery, Woodrow Wilson home, zoo, Rock Creek Park, and other sites. Events include parades, a football game, the Veteran's Memorial dedication, and the National American Ballet, weddings, a dog show, a flower show, cherry blossoms, holidays, and Neighborhood House spring pageant.
Arrangement: Chronological. Vol. 1: January-February; Vol 2: March-April; Vol. 3: May-July; Vol. 4: August; Vol. 5: September; Vol. 6: October; Vol. 7: November-December.
Washington, D.C., January 1925 to January 1926
Call No.: LOT 12297 (H)
Extent: 6 albums (ca. 2,290 gelatin silver prints) ; 39 x 52 cm.
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.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are badly deteriorated.
Summary: Washington, D.C., January 1925-January 1926. Portraits of Coolidge cabinet, senators and congressmen, U.S. justices, government officials, military personnel, foreign dignitaries, women in politics, feminists, society women, American Indians, Capitol pages, police and firemen, celebrities, artists, and war veterans. Mayflower Hotel, Mount Vernon, U.S. Post Office, Gallaudet College, Georgetown University, churches, Laurel race track, C&O Canal, Potomac River, Boy Scouts at Camp Roosevelt, Naval Observatory, and other sites. Events include holiday activities, Naval Academy graduation, funeral of William Jennings Bryan, Ku Klux Klan parade, Romani funeral, court-martial of Col. Billy Mitchell, Red Cross activities, sports, Gettysburg Monument unveiling, Bureau of Standards activities, city fires, Admiral Dewey's funeral, National American Ballet, and a dog show, chrysanthemum show, and Neighborhood House spring festival.
Arrangement: Chronological. Vol. 1: January-February; Vol. 2: March-April; Vol. 3: May-June; Vol. 4: July-August; Vol. 5: September-November; Vol. 6: December-January.
Washington, D.C., 1926
Call No.: LOT 12298 (H)
Extent: 3 albums (ca. 1,010 gelatin silver prints) ; 39 x 52 cm.
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.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are badly deteriorated.
Summary: Washington, D.C., 1926. Portraits of congressmen and senators, government officials, Capitol pages, foreign dignitaries, artists, debutantes, children, celebrities, military personnel, religious personnel, and American Indians. Wardman Park swimming pool, zoo, Arlington Cemetery, U.S. Post Office, Capitol, Mount Vernon, and other sites. Events include Indians dancing, University of Maryland activities, Ku Klux Klan parade, Potomac boat races, sports, and Neighborhood House garden party.
Arrangement: Chronological. Vol. 1: January-February; Vol. 2: March-July; Vol. 3: August-December.
Washington, D.C., January 1927 to February 1930
Call No.: LOT 12299 (H)
Extent: 4 albums (ca. 1,640 gelatin silver prints) ; 39 x 52 cm.
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.
Corresponding Negatives: Found in LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are badly deteriorated.
Summary: Washington, D.C., January 1927 to February 1930. Portraits of Presidents Coolidge and Hoover, senators, congressmen, foreign dignitaries, government officials, society women, military personnel, Hoover appointees, women in government, celebrities, debutantes, policewomen, artists, disabled veterans, news photographers, Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts, American Indians, Charles Lindbergh and the Spirit of St. Louis. Presidential yacht Mayflower, Bureau of Engraving and Printing, presidential camp on the Rapidan, and other sites. Events include Naval Academy graduation, White House New Year's Eve party, White House and Capitol fires, and Davis Cup tennis match.
Arrangement: Chronological. Vol. 1: January-May; Vol. 2: June 1927-May 1929; Vol. 3: June-September 27, 1929; Vol. 4: September 27, 1929-February 1930.
Photographic Prints
National Photo Company - Native Americans and Eskimos (Inuit), 1909-1932
Call No.: LOT 12337 (F)
Extent: 150 photographic prints.
Note: LOT title and other information from Indians of North America ... Library of Congress, 2001.
Note: Most images captioned; some bear dates.
Indians visiting Washington, D.C.
Call No.: LOT 12337-1 (F)
Note: Includes Southern Cheyenne, Osage, and Yakima chiefs; Hopi Indians performing snake dance and war dance at Capitol; representatives from unnamed Connecticut state tribe; and various other groups of unidentified Indians.
Indian chiefs
Call No.: LOT 12337-2 (F)
Note: Includes individual portraits (most identified on the back of the photograph) of chiefs from Apache, Brule, Cheyenne, Sioux, Shoshoni, Nez Perce, Umatilla, Osage, Kiowa, Pima Tonkawa, Warm Springs, Comanche, and Flathead (Salish) tribes. Also includes a group of Ute Chief and a Blackfeet Indian chief recording his language on recording device.
Eskimos
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)
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