Stereoscopic views of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Flood, 1889 [graphic].

Title
Stereoscopic views of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Flood, 1889 [graphic].
Author
Barker, George, 1844-1894.
Publication
1889.
Electronic Resource
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Details

Additional Authors
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Description
  • 25 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w; 110 x 177 mm.
  • 4 stereographs (photoprints) : albumen, b&w ;
Genre/Form
  • Albumen photoprints.
  • Photoprints.
  • Stereographs.
Access (note)
  • Restricted access;
Cite As (note)
  • Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 91-F341
Author
Barker, George, 1844-1894. Photographer
Title
Stereoscopic views of the Johnstown, Pennsylvania Flood, 1889 [graphic].
Imprint
1889.
Restricted Access
Restricted access; Photography Collection; Permit must be requested at division indicated.
Summary
Views of Johnstown taken after the flood of May 31, 1889: general views, the river, the broken dam, views of wreckage filled streets, trees, lumber, logs and debris, wrecked railroad cars, stone railroad bridge with debris piles behind it, the Millville school house used a morgue, house on its side with tree through the window, tents, a safe in the middle of a street, soldier standing guard near destroyed buildings, men sitting in a shack, men lying among debris (posing as if dead?), men searching for bodies, one view showing body on stretcher being removed.
Cite As:
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
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Added Author
Robert Dennis Collection of Stereoscopic Views.
Research Call Number
MFY Dennis Coll 91-F341
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