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A Guide to the Photograph Album Fragment

Finding aid created by Dept. Staff

University of Florida Smathers Libraries - Special and Area Studies Collections
December 2008


Descriptive Summary

Title: Photograph Album Fragment
Dates: 1938
Abstract: Three loose pages from a photograph album of unknown provenance dated 1938. Most of the photographs include a variety of people and subjects associated with the University of Florida as well as the office of the Williston Sun newspaper.
Extent: 0.5 Linear feet. 1 photograph album.
Identification: Ms Coll. 107
Language(s): English

Scope and Content

Three loose pages from a photograph album of unknown provenance dated 1938. Most of the photographs are very small with the smallest being 1 1/4 by 1 1/2 inches. Despite their small size the details are very clear. Most of the photographs are identified and include a variety of people and subjects associated with the University of Florida as well as the office of the Williston Sun newspaper. Most notable is a photograph of historian C. Vann Woodward during his brief stay at the University of Florida and several shots of the library and its staff. Other Florida faculty depicted are President John J. Tigert, music professor John W. DeBruyn, librarian Elizabeth Jernigan, and political science professor William G. Carleton. A number of students are also named.


Access or Use Restrictions

Access

The collection is open for research.


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Photograph Album Fragment, Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida.


Contents List

Page 1. Image 1, "Campus Politics" - A car with writing on its side "Jopling for Chancellor" parked in the street.
Page 1. Image 2, "Campus Politics" - Young African -American boy wears a sign stating, "It's Bill Wightman for Business Manager Alligator".
Page 1. Image 3, "Prof. W. (William) G. Carleton" - Carleton stands outside holding a binder under his arm.
Page 1. Image 4, "Hitch-Hikers' Haven" - Two cars are parked in the street with a printed sign on the street, "Student Safety Zone".
Page 1. Image 5, "Mary Felder (and) Florence Warrington"
Page 1. Image 6, "Steckel and Fordham (Glenn A. Steckel)
Page 2. Image 1, "Sunday school class, May 1, 1938" - A group of people stand outside a church.
Page 2. Image 2, "Hay Ride, April 16, 1938" - A group of people sit in a long wagon.
Page 2. Image 3, "Glenn A. Seckel" - A young man stands by a desk in a room.
Page 2. Image 4, "Marie" - A young woman stands by the side of a building.
Page 3. "June 1938 The Williston Sun" (All images on page 3 depict The Williston Sun.)
Page 3. Image 1, "Steve Richardson" - A young man stands by a door with a sign on it.
Page 3. Image 2, A corner of a room with a table, two chairs, shelves, and other items.
Page 3. Image 3, Bookshelves above a desk holding books, papers, boxes, and other items.
Page 3. Image 4, View through a doorway into a room in which a printing press and other equipment is located.
Page 3. Image 5, "Fred Gilbert" is seen seated at a desk and using a typewriter.
Page 3. Image 6, View of a corner of a room with various equipment and a man seated before some type of machine.
Page 4. Image 1, "Frank Carter (and) Eunice Horne" - both people stand by a tree
Page 4. Image 2, "Dr. J. (John) J. Tigert" - he stands outside and wears a cap and gown
Page 4. Image 3, "H.K. (Henry Kissam) Cardenas wears a cap and gown with others similarly attired standing in the background.
Page 4. Image 4, "J.T. (Jerrold Taylor) Gaskins" wears a cap and gown with others similarly attired standing in the background.
Page 4. Image 5, "Red" - A young man stands by a counter.
Page 4. Image 6, "Ruth Nelson" stands on a tennis court and holds a tennis racquet.
Page 4. Image 7, "J.W. Boyette - Several men either standing or seated at tables are shown.
Page 4. Image 8, "J. (John) B. Turner" - a close up of this young man
Page 4. Image 9, "After the dorm fire" - Two women stand by a tree in front of which are various items on the ground.
Page 4. Image 10, Two men stand by a phonograph player which is on top of some cabinets.
Page 4. Image 11, "My room, May 1938" - a wall with photographs, a pennant, and a hat on it.
Page 4. Image 12, "Reserve Desk" - Several people stand by a counter with books on some shelves to the right.
Page 4. Image 13, "J.C. (John Charles William) Workizer" - A young man is seated at a desk and is writing on a paper on a clip board. A lamp is above to the right of him.
Page 4. Image 14, A middle aged man is seated in an easy chair reading The Clermont Press newspaper.
Page 5. Image 1, "Reading Room U. of F. Library" - the Grand Reading Room in Library East with students seated at the long tables
Page 5. Image 2, "Wash Day" - A couple stand by laundry devices set on tables.
Page 5. Image 3, "Lawrence" - A man is seated on a chair in front of a window with curtains.
Page 5. Image 4, "Prof C.V. (Comer Vann) Woodward" - The professor is shown seated at a table in front of a large chalk board.
Page 5. Image 5 to Image 9 "Books"
Page 5. Image 5, Some people stand or sit by a book display with a sign "Macmillan".
Page 5. Image 6, View of part of a room with a desk, chairs, bookcase, and a sign on the wall stating "University Library".
Page 5. Image 7, A woman and young girl in a room with bookcases along the wall and tables holding books and papers.
Page 5. Image 8, A man and a woman arrange a sign, "The Economy Co.", over a table with books. Six other people can be seen to the back.
Page 5. Image 9, A woman is shown seated at the table with the sign, "The Economy Co.".
Page 5. Image 10, "Prof. J. (John) W. DeBruyn" is shown standing on a pavement before some trees.
Page 5. Image 11, "Geraldine Birthisel" is seen standing outside with some trees in the background.
Page 5. Image 12, "Mrs. (Elizabeth T.) Jernigan" stands by a wall in a room. She was head of the catalog department in the UF library.
Page 5. Image 13 and Image 14 "More Books"
Page 5. Image 13, A young woman stands by a sign ("What Do Children Read") on a table on which books are set.
Page 5. Image 14, A man stands by a table display with the sign "The Economy Co.".
Page 6. Image 1, "Jean T. Ahrano" - the picture is missing
Page 6. Image 2, "Moses Leve 104" - An elderly man holding a cane stands on the sidewalk with two cars on the street behind him.

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