Walter Jarocki Photographs 1937, 1948 and 1952-1958

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Walter Jarocki Photographs, 1937, 1948 and 1952-1958

Walter Jarocki Photographs 1937, 1948 and 1952-1958

Hamtramck, Michigan, commercial photographer who took photographs for the city during the administration of Mayor Albert J. Zak in the 1950s. Photonegatives of public work projects (such as laying of sidewalks), ceremonial functions (such as Christmas displays on city streets), and some political activities. The collection also includes views of the city, its downtown area, residential streets and alleyways behind residences. There are two photographs of Frank Murphy (ca. 1937) and Harry Truman (ca. 1948) visiting Hamtramck.

1 envelope and ca. 500 photonegatives (in 1 box).

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Jarocki, Walter.

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Walter "Flash" Jarocki was commercial photographer from Hamtramck, Michigan. One of his most important clients was the city of Hamtramck itself, especially its mayor during the 1950s, Albert J. Zak. Jarocki took hundreds of photographs during Zak's administration chronicling the official activities of the mayor and the accomplishments of the city government. From the guide to the Walter Jarocki Photographs, 1937, 1948 and 1952-1958, (Bentley Historical Library, Universit...

Zak, Albert J.

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Murphy, Frank, 1890-1949

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Mayor of Detroit; Governor of Michigan; Governor General of the Philippine Islands; associate justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy papers, 1893-1960 (Detroit Public Library). WorldCat record id: 369174924 Mayor of Detroit, governor of Michigan; justice of the U.S. Supreme Court. From the description of Frank Murphy autograph book, 1930-1942. (University of Michigan). WorldCat record id: 85778857 Detroit (Mich.) Recorder...

Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972

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Harry S. Truman was born in Lamar, Missouri, on May 8, 1884, the son of John Anderson Truman and Martha Ellen (Young) Truman. The family, which soon included another boy, Vivian, and a girl, Mary Jane moved several times during Truman''s childhood and youth - first, in 1887, to a farm near Grandview, then, in 1890, to Independence, and finally, in 1902, to Kansas City. He attended public schools in Independence, graduating from high school in 1901. After leaving school, he worked briefly as a ti...

Rogers, Roy, 1911-

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