James Cunningham Son, and Company Photographs, 1908-1964 (bulk 1908-1929)
James Cunningham Son, and Company (Rochester, New York)
History of Technology, Division of, NMAH, SI
Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI
10 cu. ft. : 18 boxes
1908-1964 bulk 1908-1929
Founded in 1838, the company produced horse-drawn vehicles until 1915 and motor vehicles from 1908-1931.
Approximately three hundred glass negatives of vehicles produced by Cunningham, Son and Company, with emphasis on horse-drawn hearses and ambulances. Most of the vehicles depicted were horse-drawn, but approximately sixty images depict motorized vehicles.
James Cunningham Son and Company Photographs, 1908-1929 and undated. Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Carriage and wagon making
Family-owned business enterprises
2010.3086 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves