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Photo, Print, Drawing Occupations and services

About this Item

Title

  • Occupations and services

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.

Names

  • National Photo Company.
  • French, Herbert E., 1883-approximately 1950, collector

Created / Published

  • 1909-1932.

Headings

  • -  American Red Cross--1900-1940
  • -  City & town life--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Occupations--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Health care--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Education--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Photojournalists--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Fire fighters--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Photographers--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Forestry--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Policewomen--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Police--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Artists--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Labor--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940
  • -  Science--Washington (D.C.)--1900-1940

Headings

  • Gelatin silver prints--1900-1940.
  • Posters--1900-1940.

Genre

  • Gelatin silver prints--1900-1940
  • Posters--1900-1940

Notes

  • -  Arrangement: Arrangement: LOT 12355-1: Health care; LOT 12355-2: Education; LOT 12355-3: Fire department; LOT 12355-4: American Red Cross; LOT 12355-5: Photography and photographers; LOT 12355-6: Forest service; LOT 12355-7: Police and corrections; LOT 12355-8: Art and artists; LOT 12355-9: Laborers and trades; LOT 12355-10: Religion; LOT 12355-11: Office employees; LOT 12355-12: Science.
  • -  LOT title devised by cataloger; other information from catalog card and published guide: Washingtoniana Photographs ... Library of Congress, 1989.
  • -  Some photos are captioned; some have dates. Corresponding negatives are found in series LC-F8, LC-F81, and LC-F82. Some are in poor condition.
  • -  Most images mounted on cardboard or paper.
  • -  Includes some copy photographs.
  • -  Forms part of the National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress)
  • -  Prints; Purchase; Herbert E. French; 1947.
  • -  Negatives; Gift; Herbert E. French; 1947.
  • -  Finding aid available online https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/eadpnp.pp021030
  • -  A preliminary paper finding aid is available in the Prints & Photographs Reading Room.

Medium

  • ca. 760 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 28 x 36 cm. or smaller.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 12355 (F) [P&P]

Repository

  • Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540 USA https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2004668699

Rights Advisory

Online Format

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National Photo Company, and Herbert E French. Occupations and Services. Washington D.C, 1909. to 1932. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/2004668699/.

APA citation style:

National Photo Company & French, H. E. (1909) Occupations and Services. Washington D.C, 1909. to 1932. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/2004668699/.

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National Photo Company, and Herbert E French. Occupations and Services. to 1932. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/2004668699/>.