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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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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

Descriptive Summary

Creator: Schmidt, Carl W., Jr., 1916-1996
Title: Carl W. Schmidt Jr. photographs
Dates [inclusive]: circa 1930s–1940s
Abstract: Photographs taken throughout New York State—in the Adirondacks, at Montauk, Jones Beach, and Roosevelt Field on Long Island—and in New York City, where the bulk of the collection centers on the construction and completed attractions of the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Includes views of George Washington's Mount Vernon, and a number of images of ships at sea.
Quantity: 0.71 Linear feet in 1 box (123 photoprints: gelatin silver; 7 x 10 inches or smaller).
Language: The documents in the collection are in English.
Call Phrase: PR-275