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Creator:
Bogart, Brad J.  Search this
Lark, Frank E.  Search this
Defendant:
Chavez, Andrew  Search this
Dalgish, Rex  Search this
Leobo, Manuel  Search this
Wilson, R.W.  Search this
Names:
Gilbert, W. C.  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Place:
Arizona -- 1910-1930
Mississippi River -- 1910-1920
Ohio River -- 1910-1920
Tennessee River -- 1910-1920
Date:
1911-1927
Summary:
Collection consists of court proceedings in Yuma County, Arizona relating to the remains of W.C. Gilbert and charges against Rex Dalgish, Manuel Leobo, R. W. Wilson, and Andrew Chavez. In addition, there is a scrapbook documenting a trip along the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers.
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of material collected by Bogart in his role as a professional writer. It is arranged in two series. Series one is a scrapbook documenting a trip along the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers. Series two is court proceedings in Yuma County, Arizona relating to the remains of W.C. Gilbert.
Arrangement:
Collection is divided into two series. Series 1: Frank E. Lark Scrapbook, 1914 Series 2: Court Proceedings, 1911-1927
Biographical / Historical:
Brad Bogart is a Michigan based writer. He acquired the court materials in this collection to write a novel and to pursue the possibility of his work becoming a movie. He was intrigued by the images in the scrapbook of stevedores working along the docks in different cities along the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Rivers. Bogart furthered researched and planned to build a monument dedicated to these workers in St. Louis, but there is no further evidence of his plans.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Brad J. Bogart on November 12, 1984. Bogart acquired the scrapbook at a flea market in Montague, Michigan and the owner purchased it in Sturgis, Michigan. The immediate source of the court proceedings is unknown.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Copyright held by the Smithsonian Institution. Collection items available for reproducution, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives: fees for commercial use.
Topic:
Colorado River Indian Reservation (Ariz. and Calif.) -- 1910-1930  Search this
Coronors -- 1910-1930  Search this
Court records -- 1910-1930  Search this
Death -- Causes -- 1910-1930  Search this
Travel photography -- 1900-1950  Search this
Travel -- 1910-1920  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1910-1930
Scrapbooks -- 1900-1950
Diaries -- 20th century
Citation:
Brad J. Bogart Collection, 1911-1927, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0128
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Brad J. Bogart Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep862e0fb48-5224-49a0-81be-8c804a76119d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0128