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A.R. Van Tassell Photograph Albums, 1900-1956

Photographer:
Van Tassell, A.R
Donor:
Jackson, Paul
Collector:
Engineering and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
Physical description:
0.3 cu. ft. : 1 boxes
Type:
Photographs
Collection descriptions
Photograph albums
Place:
Hawaii
Mexico
Panama
Cuba
Hilo
Hilo (Hawaii)
Honolulu (Hawaii)
Havana
Havana (Cuba)
Kilauea Volcano (Hawaii.)
Panama Canal (Panama)
Oahu
Honolulu
Date:
1900
1900-1956
20th century
Notes:
Engineer involved in building the Panama Canal, as well as structures in Hawai'i and San Francisco.
Summary:
Two photograph albums documenting Van Tassell's engineering career and family life. The photographs include images from the islands of O'ahu and Hawai'i, including photographs of buildings, structures, ships, harbors, a sugar factory, the Kilauea Volcano, mills and the "Rainbow Bridge' near Hilo, which Van Tassell was involved in building. Images of Mexico include the pyramids, street scenes, bullfights, and building construction. Photographs from Havana include the harbor, sugar mill and castle. Other images are from Texas, Long Island, Kentucky, Virginia, and Seattle.
Cite as:
A.R. Van Tassell Photograph Album, 1900-1956, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Bridges
Bullfights
Canals
Castles
Engineers
Harbors
Hawaii
Pyramids
Sugar
Local number:
2007.3179 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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