Collection of home movies beginning with 9.5mm in the 1920s, and continuing on 16mm in the 1930s. Most of the footage is of family vacations in Oregon and elsewhere in the western United States, Alaska, Canada, and Mexico. The collection also includes some short news and documentary films manufactured for the home market.
Library of Congress - National Union Catalog of Manuscript Collections
Correspondence, articles, business records, scrapbooks, newspaper clippings, sketches, photos, and other papers, relating chiefly to Limbert's exploration of the Idaho wilderness, his promotion of Idaho as a tourist destination, and studies of Idaho wildlife. Includes material relating to exploration of the Idaho lava fields and Sawtooth Mountains; establishment and operation of Redfish Lake Lodge at Stanley, Idaho; Limbert's role in the creation of Craters of the Moon National Monument; his national lecture tours and activities with Izaak Walton League; early career as a taxidermist in Omaha, Neb., and Boise, Idaho; work as coordinator of the Idaho exhibition at the Panama Pacific International Exposition (San Francisco, 1915); and his studies of Indian petrogylphs; together with articles by Limbert on marksmanship and revolver shooting; and ca. 3000 photos of Idaho scenery and wildlife. Correspondents include J.L. Kraft and Lewis E. Megowen
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
The data file was kept by Daniel Smiley from about 1915 to 1930. It consists of tear sheets from the trade press, advertisements, trade literature, trade catalogs and other publications collected by Smiley in the course of planning and executing new projects, maintaining the building and grounds, and purchasing new furnishings and equipments. This material is accompanied by fairly routine letters of request and replies from sales representatives. There are also some copies of hotel menus and programmes for social events
Scenic views and attractions in Los Angeles County, Riverside and San Bernardio Counties and the specific locales of Long Beach, Catalina Island, Mt. Lowe, Ocean Park, Sierra Madre, Venice, and Pasadena. Frequently pictured are public buildings, general town views, hotels and resorts, beach scenes, Spanish mission buildings, parks, and prominent residences
File contains more than 80,000 glass and film negatives, most black-and-white, some color (most 4 x 5 in. or 8 x 10 in. with some as small as 35 mm or as large as 30 x 40 in.), both original and copy work. Original work includes many views and portraits dating from the 1850s to the present. Most of the copy work was made by Society staff photographers to document the Society's collections, depicting objects that date from 1500 on -- A sample of the original work found in this collection includes: scenes from the 1889 Washington Inauguration Centennial celebration; commercial views taken by John S. Johnston (ca. 1890), by H.N. Tiemann (ca. 1900), and by William J. Roege (ca. 1920); daytime and nighttime snapshots of the 1939-1940 World's Fair by Harry Cotterell; and ca. 20 panoramic film negatives, including views of the East River and Catskill Mountain resorts. Copy work includes the Society's best-known and previously published images and documents the objects in the ... Read More
Reminiscences, newspaper clippings, advertisements, photographs, and miscellany of Cragun, an early leader in the Minnesota tourist industry and a pioneer resort developer (1930s onward) in the Brainerd-Gull Lake area