Archives Center Lantern Slide Collection


Archives Center Lantern Slide Collection

ca. 1890-1920.

Approximately 200 lantern slides, of various scenes in America and Canada, many of them published by railroad lines, presumably to arouse tourist interest in travel by rail. New York State and California are especially emphasized. Some images depict the railroads, railroad stations and railroad equipment. One group of images is from the Nabisco factory.

0.2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)

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National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center (corporateBody)

The Archives Center was created within the National Museum of American History in 1983 to preserve and make available for research historical document and graphic collections in its possession. It serves as the central facility of the Museum responsible for the processing, storage, and servicing of such collections. John A. Fleckner was appointed Archivist, 1983, Senior Archivist, 1984-1989, and Chief Archivist, 1990- . Other staff have included Robert S. Harding, Archiv...