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Roland A. McCrady Photograph Collection, 1906, 1913

Collector:
McCrady, Roland A. 1892-
Photographer:
McCrady, James Hamilton 1853-1929
Donor:
Forbes, Janice McCrady
McCrady, Allen
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft. : 2 boxes
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Collection descriptions
Place:
Panama
California
San Francisco
Caribbean Area
San Francisco (Calif.)
Panama Canal (Panama)
Jamaica
Costa Rica
Date:
1906
1906-1913
1906, 1913
1900-1910
Notes:
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.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
Roland A. McCrady Photograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Allen McCrady and Janice McCrady Forbes
Topic:
Canals
Earthquakes
Disasters
Local number:
2002.3020 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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