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Guide to the Edward R. Frank Stereograph Collection
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Series 1.  Places, 1887-1910.

Physical Description: 0.6 linear ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains 190 stereographs. The images consist of various locations in the United States and other countries. The bulk of the images are of various locations in China and Japan.
Box 1 : 1-17

United States

Box 1 : 1

Arizona, 1903 and undated.

Note

Places depicted include Canyon Diablo, Grand Canyon, Red Mountains, and San Francisco Mountains.
Box 1 : 2

California, undated.

Note

Places depicted include San Francisco after 1906 earthquake and Yosemite Valley.
Box 1 : 3

Colorado, undated.

Note

Places depicted include Garden of the Gods and Royal Gorge.
Box 1 : 4

Connecticut, undated.

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Place depicted is the Housatonic Valley.
Box 1 : 5

Florida, 1905 and undated.

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Places depicted include Daytona and unknown.
Box 1 : 6

Hawaii, 1905.

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Place depicted is Honolulu.
Box 1 : 7

Illinois, undated.

Note

Place depicted is Seroco Restaurant, Chicago.
Box 1 : 8

Louisiana, 1887 and undated.

Note

Place depicted is New Orleans.
Box 1 : 9

Minnesota, undated.

Note

Places depicted include Minneopa Falls and unknown.
Box 1 : 10

New Hampshire, undated.

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Places depicted include Manchester and Warren.
Box 1 : 11

New Jersey, 1905.

Note

Place depicted is Atlantic City.
Box 1 : 12

New York, 1898-1903 and undated.

Note

Places depicted include American Falls, Chautauqua, Irondeqoit Bay, New York City, Niagara Falls, Syracuse, and Watkins Glen.
Box 1 : 13

Ohio, undated.

Note

Places depicted include Beach Wood, Cuyahoga River, and Junkins Creek.
Box 1 : 14

Pennsylvania, undated.

Note

Places depicted include Catawissa Creek, Central Railroad, Fairmount Park, Gettysburg Battlefield, Girard College, and Mauch Chunk.
Box 1 : 15

Tennessee, undated.

Note

Place depicted is the National Military Cemetery.
Box 1 : 16

Wisconsin, undated.

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Place depicted is Willow River Fall.
Box 1 : 17

Wyoming, 1905 and undated.

Note

Place depicted is Yellowstone National Park.
Box 1 : 18-2 : 7

Other Countries

Box 1 : 18

Africa, Arabia, Australia, Belgium, Bulgaria, and Canada, 1900-1905 and undated

Box 1 : 19-23

China, 1902-1910

Box 2 : 1

Cuba, England, France, Germany, and India, 1905-1906 and undated

Box 2 : 2-6

Japan, 1902-1910 and undated

Box 2 : 7

Palestine, Russia, Scotland, South American, and Spain, 1905-1908 and undated

 

Series 2.  People and Subjects, 1877-1913.

Physical Description: 0.2 linear ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains 83 stereographs. The bulk of the images consist of people in various scenes and activities from weddings to bedtime scenes, many of which include captions. Other topics include animals, floral arrangements, and the Worlds Columbian Exposition.
Box 2 : 8

Animals, undated

Box 2 : 9

Floral offerings at Senator O.P. Morton's funerals, Indianapolis, 1877

Box 2 : 10

Hunting scenes, 1898-1903 and undated

Box 2 : 11-14

People in various scenes and activities, 1892-1899 and undated

Box 2 : 15

War scenes, 1913 and undated

Box 2 : 16

Worlds Columbian Exposition, 1893-1894

Box 2 : 17

Unidentified, undated

 

Series 3.  Stereoscopes,undated.

Physical Description: 0.4 linear ft.

Series Scope and Content Summary

This series contains two stereoscopes (i.e., stereograph viewers). Both are constructed of wood with metal hardware.
Box 3

2 stereoscopes, undated