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Sohmer & Co. Records, Series VIII: Photographs, ca.1920-1964

Collectors:
Sohmer & Company
Creator:
Berlin, Irving 1888-
Subject:
Sohmer, Robert S
Sohmer, Hugo
Lombardo, Guy
Lopez, Vincent
Lake Placid Club
Physical description:
Approx. 1 cubic foot
Type:
Photographs
Photolithographs
Photolithography
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Long Island (N.Y.)
Lake Placid, NY
Date:
1920
1964
ca1920-1964
20th century
Summary:
Subjects: primarily views of pianos. Also interior and exterior views of the factory and showrooms, and piano actions and construction. Also photographs of Harry Sohmer, Sr. and his sons, Harry, Jr., and Robert, and their employees. Pictures of hotels, the Washington Irving High School, New York; and the Lake Placid CLub, Lake PLacid, New York, all customers of Sohmer, were probably kept for marketing purposes, such as inclusion in brochures. A large number of photographs depict celebrities, such as Guy Lombardo, Vincent Lopez, and Irving Berlin, seated at Sohmer pianos. Also includes photographs of scenes from the motion picture "White Christmas." Known dates of these photographs range from 1934-1961, but some may be from the 1920.
Topic:
Piano
White Christmas
Washington Irving High School
Sohmer Park
Celebrities
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