Howard Van Meter Pictorial Collection
Scope and Content
Other photos and items in the album reveal something of the life of resident Americans and their families: beach trips, women cooking outdoors, a school at Empalme, posters for baseball games between the crew of the U.S.S. Colorado and a local Mexican team, invitations to social events (one, a ball given by the Constitutionalist faction to celebrate the ousting of Victoriano Huerta, and programs for shipboard entertainments. Locales identified are: Guaymas, Hermosillo, Empalme, El Morrito, Otiz, Bacum, and Nogales.
Unidentified family snapshots are mounted in the back pages of the album. They include children and family groups, a church, interiors decorated with school pennants (from Belle Plaine High School in Iowa), and college photos from Poughkeepsie, New York. Snapshots and postcards are 26 x 30 cm.
Language of Materials
199 items (1 box) : Album with 199 photographs and postcards, plus clippings, posters, articles, and invitations
- Finding Aid of the Howard Van Meter Pictorial Collection, 1905-1914
- Pictorial Collections Staff
- © 2007
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- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
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- Finding aid is in English
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