Walker R. Smith Rural Maryland Photoprints, ca. 1936-1991
Smith, Walker R. 1910-
Silver gelatin on paper sheets, max. 11" x 14", unmounted
0.1 cu. ft.: 1 box
100 photoprints, 11" x 14", 8" x 10", 6" x 11", 4" x 10", 5"x 7", 4" x 5", and smaller
The photographer has been photographing a small Maryland village area, Doubs (and Adamstown) for over fifty years (ca. 1930s to date of gift). Much of his work is personal, but some is semi-professional work for friends and neighbors.
Photographs of the rural Maryland village of Doubs and environs; subjects include trains and railroad subjects, farming activities, grocery stores, people at work and play, etc.
Walker R. Smith Rural Maryland Photoprints, Archives Center, ca. 1936-1991, National Museum of American History
1992.3190 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment. Photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves, except for materials protected by plastic sleeves