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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Albert L. Luther album

Accession: 2022-214

Albert Lawrence "Larry" Luther (1895-1966) was a powerhouse operator for Southern California Edison Co. (SCE), a utility company that in 1917 merged with Pacific Light and Power Corporation. The centerpiece of the merger transferred ownership of the Big Creek hydroelectric project to SCE. Big Creek eventually became one of the world's largest hydroelectric projects. Luther's photograph album is from his time working for Southern California Edison Co. during the Big Creek hydroelectric project between 1917 and 1920. The images depict work and leisure, with captions written by Luther between 1917 and 1920.

Dates: 1918-1920

Century of Progress International Exposition photographs

Accession: 2023-210

The Century of Progress International Exposition, otherwise known as the 1933 Chicago World's Fair, was held along Lake Michigan and Northerly Island Park in Chicago, Illinois, from May 27, 1933, to October 31, 1934. The theme was "Science Finds, Industry Applies, Man Conforms." This small collection of photographs shows various views of the fair. The images are snapshots of buildings, exhibits, and amusements taken by an unknown photographer throughout the fairgrounds. The collection provides insight into what the experience of an average fairgoer was like.

Dates: 1934

Colonel J. Victor Dallin films

Accession: 2018-226

Colonel J. (John) Victor Dallin (1897-1991) was an aviator and photographer who founded the Dallin Aerial Surveys Company in 1924. This small collection of films were shot by Dallin. There are five films, three are home movies, one is the reception for Charles Lindbergh in Philadelphia, and the fifth film contents is unidentified at this time.

Dates: 1927; 1940s

Jean Kane Foulke du Pont invitations

Accession: 1310

Jean Kane Foulke du Pont (1891-1985) was a suffragette, prison reform activist, philanthropist, and wife of E. Paul du Pont (1887-1950). The collection contains invitations, mostly to weddings, but also to cocktail parties and debutante balls.

Dates: 1932-1971

Rockland oral history interview transcripts

Accession: 2264

Rockland is an unincorporated old mill village in New Castle County, Delaware, and was later surrounded by du Pont family estates. The collection contains twelve edited oral history transcripts by Mary Laird Silvia (1938-2013) with people who lived in Rockland.

Dates: 1999-2011