Print / View Finding Aid as Single Page

New-York Historical Society logo

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

New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
New York, NY 10024
(212) 873-3400

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
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Container List

Photographic prints

Scope and Contents

123 prints, 7 x 10 inches or smaller.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 1 New York State—Adirondack Mountains

Scope and Contents

Includes St. Regis Mountain and Whiteface Mountain.

Box: 1 Folder : 2 New York State—Long Island—Jones Beach

Scope and Contents

Includes images of the Jones Beach water tower and East Bathhouse.

Box: 1 Folder : 3 New York State—Long Island—Montauk Point

Scope and Contents

Includes images of the beach and lighthouse.

Box: 1 Folder : 4 New York State—Long Island—Roosevelt Field

Scope and Contents

Includes images of a variety of planes at the airfield.

Box: 1 Folder : 5 New York City—Brooklyn—Floyd Bennett Field
Box: 1 Folder : 6 New York City—Manhattan

Scope and Contents

Includes views taken from the Empire State Building as well as an image of the Empire State Building from the street.

Box: 1 Folder : 7 New York City—Queens—Flushing—World's Fair, construction
Box: 1 Folder : 8-9 New York City—Queens—Flushing—World's Fair, general

Scope and Contents

Includes a small panorama, made from three photographs, showing the entire fair site.

Box: 1 Folder : 10 New York City—Queens—Flushing—World's Fair, railroads

Scope and Contents

Includes shots of railroad engines on display at the fair.

Box: 1 Folder : 11 New York City—Queens—Jamaica


Includes one view of a snow-covered house.

Box: 1 Folder : 9 [12?] Virginia—Mount Vernon

Scope and Contents

Images of George Washington's home and burial site.

Box: 1 Folder : 10 [13?] Unidentified locations

Scope and Contents

Contains mainly images of ships at sea, one of which shows the U.S.S. Dirigible Akron moored to the U.S.S. Patoka. Another shows an oil derrick.

[circa 1930s], undated

Return to Top »