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Guide to the Carl W. Schmidt Jr. Photographs
circa 1930s–1940s

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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New-York Historical Society

Collection processed by Kelly McAnnaney (2008); migrated to ArchivesSpace by Joseph Ditta (2020)

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on July 16, 2020
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Biographical note

Carl W. Schmidt Jr. was born in Brooklyn, New York in 1916. He enlisted in the Coast Guard in 1936 and served until 1957. After retiring from the Coast Guard he moved to St. Petersburg, Florida, where he lived with his wife Rita and their seven children. In Florida Schmidt worked as a carpenter into his sixties. Along with photography, he had passions for model trains and planes, which are evident in his photographs. Schmidt died in Florida in 1996.