Elevated stereoview of a Turumu village and people in the Democratic Republic of the Congo.
The Keystone View Company was established in 1892 in Meadville, Pennsylvania, by B. L. Singley, who served as sole photographer for the company until 1897. In 1898, the company developed an Education Department that produced boxed sets of images and informative text illustrating culture, industry, commerce and politics world-wide. By 1905, Keystone had expanded to become the largest sterographic company in the world. Mast Development Company purchased Keystone in 1963 and closed the Meadville manfacturing site in 1972.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 2000-16
Location of Other Archival Materials:
Additional Keystone stereographs held in National Anthropological Archives MS 4551, Photo Lot 140, Photo Lot 90-1.
The California Museum of Photography at the University of California, Riverside, holds the Keystone-Mast Collection, 1870-1963, of Keystone's negatives and original prints.
The collection is open for research.
Access to the collection requires an appointment.