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Photograph albums

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Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

African American Family and World War II photograph album

Identifier: RB-8035
Scope and Contents This photograph album depicts an African American family from the 1940s to the early 1960s. The album features a couple of men in their military uniforms at Fort Stotsenburg in Angeles City in the Philippines during World War II. There are also family photographs, including shots of children, women, and couples, as well as friends posing outside or next to automobiles. The album also contains photographs from the 1960s of a woman named Cora and her husband, Ben. These later photographs...
Dates: Majority of material found within 1940-1960

African American Photograph Album

Identifier: RB-8036
Scope and Contents This photograph album was kept by an Arican American family in the 1920s. The location is not captioned in any of the photos, but a photograph of men in their dorm room shows an "Orlando" pennant in the background, so it's possible the family was from Florida. Other photographs show boats docked in a harbor, portraits of a family posed around their home, and candids of family and friends. Some of the photographs show a family farm with people working, posed around a new car in a field,...
Dates: circa 1920s

Edward Bobal photograph album

Identifier: AC-245
Scope and Contents This photograph album was kept by Edward Bobal and his wife, Madelyn, while he awaited reassignment in the Army, in Asheville, North Carolina, during World War II. The album shows their 10 day stay in Asheville. Their photographs depict each other posed around the city, tourist sites, and various landmarks. They visited Grove Park and stayed at the Grove Park Inn. The couple also visited the Biltmore House, which is labelled the "George W. Vanderbilt estate" in the album. The album's...
Dates: 1945 March-April

Korean War photograph album

Identifier: RB-8033
Scope and Contents This photograph album contains photographs from a soldier serving with the 11th Marine, 1st Division, "K" Battery in the final months of the Korean War. Approximately 20 of the photographs show the soldier at Camp Lejeune in North Carolina, in California, and with his family. The rest fo the photographs depict travel to and from Korea and service in country. Those photographs includes shots of the countryside, ancient statues, various military vehicles, soldiers patrolling with their...
Dates: 1953

Orpheus Schantz scrapbook

Identifier: AC-262
Scope and Contents This handmade scrapbook contains black and white photographs, original poems, and typed narratives of a trip to the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee and Gatlinburg in June 1923. The scrapbook was compiled by Orpheus M. Schantz with one poem reading "This is the tale of the jolly four / who spent the night on a balsam floor / on top of Leconte in Tennessee / above the clouds 'neath a balsam tree." All the poems are written by Schantz. The typed narratives are from Jennie A. Russ and...
Dates: 1923

Photograph Album (Washington, D.C.)

Identifier: RB-8027
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one photograph album primarily containing black and white photographs of a trip to Washington, D.C. in 1935 by an individual named Florence and their travel companion identified as Gladys. Florence's last name is not known, but the album was inscribed to "Aunt Emma and Uncle Ed"(who lived in Iowa) and gifted to them for Christmas. Photographs were adhered to the right side pages and descriptions were handwritten in white ink on the left side pages. The subjects...
Dates: 1935

Unidentified Travel Photograph Album

Identifier: RB-8020
Content Description This album contains photographs, circa 1900-1910, of unidentified individuals in unidentified locations. That photographs suggest that the images are of an individual's or a family's travels, most likely in European countries, such as Switzerland and Scotland, though these locations have not been confirmed. In addition to landscape images, there are also photographs of unidentified women posted at different locations (in day wear and swim wear, picnicking, golfing). A few men are pictured...
Dates: circa 1900-1910

Western Maryland Railway Company, Connellsville Extension photograph albums

Identifier: AC-161
Scope and Contents This collection consists of four annotated photo albums that document the Western Maryland Railway Company's construction of the Connellsville extension, between 1910-1911. The photographs show early 20th-century railway workers constructing railway tracks as well as numerous tunnels and bridges including the Salisbury Viaduct. The tunnels include; the Big Savage Tunnel; the Brush Tunnel, the Borden Tunnel, and the Pinkerton Tunnel. Locations included in the photographs are; Cumberland, MD;...
Dates: 1910-1911