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Walker R. Smith Rural Maryland Photoprints

Photographer:
Smith, Walker R., 1910-  Search this
Extent:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box)
100 Photographic prints (11" x 14", 8" x 10", 6" x 11", 4" x 10", 5"x 7", 4" x 5", and smaller.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Place:
Adamstown (Md.) -- 1930-1990
Doubs (Md.) -- 1930-1990
Maryland -- rural -- 1930-1990
Date:
circa 1936-1991
Scope and Contents:
Photographs of the rural Maryland village of Doubs and environs; subjects include trains and railroad subjects, farming activities, grocery stores, people at work and play, etc.
Arrangement:
1 series. Arranged by size and topic, access at topical level.
Biographical / Historical:
The photographer has been photographing a small Maryland village area, Doubs (and Adamstown) for over fifty years (ca. 1930s to date of gift). Much of his work is personal, but some is semi-professional work for friends and neighbors.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Walker R. Smith, March 11, 1992.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Reproduction restricted: donor retains reproduction rights. Some prints are marked with copyright notice.
Topic:
Railroads -- Trains -- 1930-1990  Search this
Agriculture -- 20th century -- Maryland  Search this
Groceries -- Stores -- 1930-1990  Search this
Stores -- 1930-1990  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 20th century
Citation:
Walker R. Smith Rural Maryland Photoprints, Archives Center, ca. 1936-1991, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0446
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0446

Joan Mencher papers, 1920-2011, bulk 1956-1993

Creator:
Mencher, Joan P. 1930-  Search this
Physical description:
49.96 linear feet (105 document boxes, 6 binder boxes, and 1 record carton), plus 3 oversize boxes, plus 2 map drawers
Culture:
Indian  Search this
Type:
Field notes
Collection descriptions
Maps
Interviews
Questionnaires
Diaries
Photographs
Place:
India
Kerala (India)
West Bengal (India)
Date:
1920
1920-2011
bulk 1956-1993
Topic:
Agricultural laborers  Search this
Agriculture  Search this
Nutrition  Search this
Housing  Search this
Land tenure  Search this
Family  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Caste  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Certain topics of Mencher's research such as psychological testing and family planning contain sensitive medical information. Field notes and data containing content related to birth control measures, operations, illnesses, medications taken, and psychological tests have been restricted. For preservation purposes, Mencher's digital files are also restricted. Mencher's photographs are restricted until 2017
Data Source:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_305979

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