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Guide to the George E. Stonebridge Photograph Collection
1897-1918
(Bulk 1899-1904)
 PR 66

New-York Historical Society
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New York, NY 10024
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Collection processed by Meaghan Dwyer, Jenny Gotwals, and Janet Murray

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on August 27, 2019
Description is in English.

Descriptive Summary

Title: George E. Stonebridge Photograph Collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1897-1918 (Bulk 1899-1904)
Dates [bulk]: 1899-1904
Abstract: Stonebridge's work preserves scenes of outdoor family activities and local events in the Bronx. A sample of subjects includes Bronx parks, Croton dam strike, Brooklyn Navy Yard, funeral of General Franz Sigel, Dewey Naval and Land Parade, Niagara Falls, Jerome Park, Van Cortlandt Park, May Walk 1898-1899, Cycle Parade 1897-1898, wrecks, fires, Sportsman's Show, Stevens airship, Fordham, portraits, Orchard Beach, City Island, clubs, houses, churches, gas works (where Stonebridge was employed), New York Zoological Park, state militia camps and activities, the Seventh Regiment and Riverside Park. There are also baseball teams in action, scenes from Garrison, N.Y., and grim views of the "General Slocum" steamboat disaster victims

Glass negatives and positives from the George E. Stonebridge Photograph Collection are digitized and available in the  Shelby White and Leon Levy Digital Library.
Quantity: 33 Linear feet (4,578 4 x 5" glass negatives; 8 2 x 3" acetate negatives; 40 4 x 5" glass positives; 2288 4 x5" vintage prints; 4 8 x 10" vintage prints; 94 vintage mounted prints; 76 8 x 10" modern copy prints; 1 small photograph album; and 1 photographer's logbook)
Call Phrase: PR 66