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Charles J. Burggraf Johnstown Flood Collection, 1880-1989

Photographer:
Burggraf, Charles J. 1862-1928
Donor:
Burggraf, Harold L
Physical description:
2.1 cu. ft. : 2 boxes, 1 oversize folder
Type:
Baptismal certificates
Collection descriptions
Deeds
Newspapers
Photograph albums
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Wills
Place:
Pennsylvania
Johnstown (Pa.)
Date:
1880
1880-1989
19th century
Notes:
Photographer, Johnstown, Pennsylvania.
Summary:
Documents, photographs, scrapbooks and photograph albums, relating to Charles J. Burggraf, a photographer active in Johnstown, Pennsylvania at the time of the 1889 flood. Some documents, such as a will, deeds, a baptismal certificate, and similar things, predate the flood. Many of the photographs are studio portraits taken by Burggraf. A few photographs depict flood damage, and the albums and scrapbooks relate to the flood. Also included are 1989 newspapers commemorating the 100th anniversary.
Cite as:
Charles J. Burggraf Johnstown Flood Collection, 1880-1989, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Floods
Disasters
Local number:
2011.3080 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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