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Roumanian [sic] Gypsy women chat in the middle of the village [Maspeth], oblivious of Twentieth Century fashions [caption taped to print : black &white photoprint.]

Catalog Data

Wendler-Funaro, Carlos de, 1898-1985 (language teacher, also known as Carl Funaro)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Alland, Alexander, Sr. (Alexander Landschaft), 1902-1989  Search this
Collection Author:
Kaslov, Steve, ca. 1888-1949 (King of the Red Bandanna Romany Gypsies )  Search this
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 11.4" x 7.8")
Box 6, Folder 5
Gypsies  Search this
Romanian Americans  Search this
Archival materials
Maspeth (Queens, Long Island, N.Y.) -- 1930-1950
Scope and Contents:
Typed caption attached to the bottom of the photograph. Two automobiles visible in background. "1939 / Maspeth / L.I." hand-written in ink, at right of caption.
Local Numbers:
AC0161-0000009.tif (AC Scan No.)
Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Photographs by de Wendler-Funaro are available for reproduction. Fees for commercial use. Permission to reproduce photographs by Alexander Alland must be granted by the photographer's estate; other photographs may have copyright restrictions.
Automobiles -- 1930-1940  Search this
Gypsies -- 1920-1980 -- United States  Search this
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection
Carlos de Wendler-Funaro Gypsy Research Collection / Series 7: Photographs by de Wendler Funaro: Gypsies in the United States / 7.2: Ludar / Maspeth, c. 1937. Note.hand-beaten belt ornament. Number 32 is labeled 1939. #29, 32, 35, 41
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History