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Southwestern United States Photograph Collection

Southwestern United States Photograph Collection

 

Photographs dated 1893 taken by an unknown photographer. Train station scenes appear in a number of the photographs, suggesting that they were taken while he/she was on a train trip. Images illustrate a number of American cities from New Orleans, Louisiana to locations in Colorado and where originally part of a photograph scrapbook. This collection was acquired by Special Collections & Archives in 2003.

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More photographs are available in the physical collection described by the Guide to the Southwestern United States photograph collection, 1893.

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  • Unknown author (2012-03-13)
    This photograph shows a young man posed on a street corner. Several other young men or children stand behind him. The building in the distance is labeled as an administrative building. Though the location is unknown, it ...
  • Unknown author (2011-12-13)
    This photograph shows a young man posed on a street corner. Several other young men or children stand behind him. The building in the distance is labeled as an administrative building. Though the location is unknown, it ...
  • Unknown author (2011-12-13)
    This photograph taken from a horse drawn wagon, shows Colorado's Miracle Rock, a large sandstone boulder perched on a cliff.
  • Unknown author (2011-12-13)
    In this photograph several passengers stand in front of a stopped train. The original caption for this photograph noted that the train was stopped two miles above sea level, possibly in the Colorado Mountains. A woman ...
  • Unknown author (2011-12-13)
    This photograph also shows rock formations in the high desert. The formation consists of a group of large rock spires. Though the location is unknown similar rock spires are present in the deserts of Arizona.
  • Unknown author (2011-12-13)
    This photograph shows men and women standing in front of a stopped train. Many of the men and women are well dressed and could be middle to upper class tourists. A group of women stand in the foreground with several men ...
  • Unknown author (2011-12-13)
    In this photograph three African-American railroad employees stand in front of a large building, presumably the train station. Behind the men the train tracks are covered in snow, and a train has stopped on the furthest ...
  • Unknown author (2011-12-13)
    This photograph depicts various rock formations in a high desert. This area of desert could possibly be the same national park as Miracle Rock.
  • Unknown author (2011-12-13)
    This photograph shows a Mission style church located on a main road somewhere in the Southwest. Two women are entering the church which is flanked by smaller buildings on either side.
  • Unknown author (2011-12-13)
    This photograph shows a gated mission style church believed to be somewhere in the Southwest. The church sits on a country road behind a wooden picket fence and iron gates.
  • Unknown author (2005-03-18)
    This photgraph portrays a Spanish mission in the American southwest, ca. 1893. Four individuals are seen at various locations in the front of the building. A cross sits atop a small fenced mound in the front of the mission.
  • Unknown author (2005-03-18)
    This photograph shows a group consisting of three women and one man seated on a large piece of driftwood at an unidentified seashore. Their clothing - heavy wool - suggests that the photograph was taken in the late fall, ...
  • Unknown author (2005-03-14)
    This photograph shows the front elevation of a Victorian style hotel-type building. The name and location of the building are unknown (possibly in the American west or southwest) ca. 1893.
  • Unknown author (2005-03-14)
    This photograph shows the front elevation of a "grand hotel"-type building. The name and location of the building are unknown (possibly in the American west or southwest) ca. 1893.
  • Unknown author (2005-03-14)
    This photograph a group of seven Mexican-American men in front of a kiosk at a railroad station. Though the location is unknown, it is believed to be in the American southwest (in either Texas, Arizona, or New Mexico) ca. ...
  • Unknown author (2005-03-14)
    This photograph shows a side elevation of a masonry and wooden building beside a railroad track. The location is unknown (possibly in the American west or southwest) ca. 1893. Large sign on front of building proclaims: "A ...
  • Unknown author (2005-03-11)
    This photograph shows several Mexican-American women dressed in traditional clothing with their children. Though the location is unknown, it is believed to be in the American southwest (in either Texas, Arizona, or New ...
  • Unknown author (2005-03-03)
    This photograph shows and African-American woman walking through a railroad yard carying her child on her back. A railroad car with coupling device is seen in foreground, while woman with child is in center-right part of ...
  • Unknown author (2005-03-03)
    This photograph shows two Mexican-American children posed for the camera in the street of a southwestern town. Though the location is unknown, it is believed to be in Texas, Arizona, or New Mexico ca. 1893. A wagon and ...
  • Unknown author (2005-03-03)
    This photograph shows two African-American men posed for the camera (one is seated, one is standing) in front of a wooden building. Though the location is unknown, it is believed to be in in the American southwest ca. 1893 ...

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