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Ben Glaha photographs of construction of Grand Coulee Dam.
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Title:

Ben Glaha photographs of construction of Grand Coulee Dam

Creator/Contributor:

Glaha, Ben D., 1899-1970, creator

Abstract:

Photographs document various aspects of construction of Grand Coulee Dam on the Columbia River in eastern Washington. Many photographs emphasize actions of construction workers.

Date:

1938 (issued)

Subject:

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Dams -- Washington (State) -- Design and construction -- Photographs
Construction workers -- Washington (State) -- Photographs
Ouvriers de la construction -- Washington (√Čtat) -- Photographies
Construction workers
Dams -- Design and construction
Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.) -- Pictorial works
Grand Coulee Dam (Wash.) -- Ouvrages illustrés
Washington (State)
Washington (State) -- Grand Coulee Dam

Note:

Annotated in ms on back of prints: Bureau of Recl.
One print includes typescript caption dated September 27, 1938.
Title devised by cataloger.
Purchase; From Stephen Wirtz Gallery ; 2001.
Ben Glaha was known to have photographed construction of the Grand Coulee Dam and many other projects for the Bureau of Reclamation, U.S. Department of the Interior.
Preferred citation: Grand Coulee Dam construction photographs, BANC PIC 2001.189, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

graphic
Photographs.
Pictorial works.

Physical Description:

photoprint
1 folder (10 photographic prints) : 8 x 10 in.

Language:

English

Origin:

Washington (State)