Roland A. McCrady Photograph Collection, 1906, 1913
McCrady, Roland A. 1892-
McCrady, James Hamilton 1853-1929
Forbes, Janice McCrady
0.3 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
San Francisco (Calif.)
Panama Canal (Panama)
Roland A. McCrady was born Oct. 10, 1892 in Rankin, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania; graduated from University of Pittsburgh School of Law, 1913. He used a graduation gift of $500 from his father to travel on the Prinz Joachim to the Panama Canal, and apparently also photographed other Caribbean localities, including Jamaica and Costa Rica.
Album containing photoprints of the construction of the Panama Canal during a trip to Latin America, 1913, and photographs of other Caribbean localities where McCrady stopped while on his ship Prinz Joachim. Also 104 photoprints of San Francisco after the earthquake and fire, 1906.
Roland A. McCrady Photograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Allen McCrady and Janice McCrady Forbes