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Annie Deacon

American actress, burlesque performer. She is recorded as having performed in "Our Cinderella: A Burlesque" by William Gill in the Colville Company's 1878-9 season, and in "The Magic Slipper" for Haverley's Theater in New York in August 1879, produced by Samuel Colville's Opera Burlesque Company.

Waters, H.

Newspapers

The file consists of newspaper publications having no apparent relation to Ryerson University, but having been in the Archives for many years.

AZ Watson Taken at Midnight

Item consists of a sepiatone black and white photograph of a man and a dog at midnight in Nome, Alaska. The man appears to be standing on a porch with his hands in his pockets. He is wearing a long dark coat, glasses and a hat. There are binoculars around his neck. There is a dog in the foreground, at the feet of the man. There is an uneven white border around the image and at the bottom of the photograph is written "AZ Watson Taken at Midnight" in pen. On the back of the photograph in pencil is handwritten "Taken at Nome Alaska at 12 oclock at night continuous light sun set at 10.20 pm June 21st 1902".

Special Vocational Schools (New York and elsewhere)

File contains a newspaper article about the High School of Performing Arts in New York, New York, and a copy of the Educational Studies and Documents No. 36 "Technical and Vocational Education in the U. S. A" - a bibliographical survey prepared by the United States Office of Education.

The Saint John Project: The National Film Board of Canada's "Challenge for Change" Program Revisited

Contained in a University of Colorado paper folder is an abstract and attached paper "The Saint John Project: The National Film Board of Canada's "Challenge for Change" Program Revisited" by Robert Scott. The paper was presented at the McBride Round Table in Communication conference - Global Media and Global Responsibility: A Time to Choose. The round table was held at the University of Colourado, Boulder October 1-2, 1997. Also in folder are conference details, a list of other places Robert Scott presented about the Saint John project, and background articles about the project.

[Women on a Hill in San Francisco]

Item consists of a black and white photograph of two women laying on a hill in front of the city of San Francisco. The Golden Gate Bridge is visible in the background on the right. There is a large tree to the left of them. One woman is wearing a blazer and a scarf and has her eyes closed. The other woman is looking to the right and has a cigarette in her hand. There is a large 1.25 cm white border around the image.

Soldiers on city street

Item consists of a grey card with photograph affixed. Image of an army regiment at attention, standing ont he sidewalk of a city street with a building advertising "THE/ T.S. FORD C-/ LIMITED/ DEPARTMENT/ STORE" behind the troops. Handwritten in blue ink are the names of many of the soldiers, with arrows pointing to the respective persons.

Group outdoors with Cherokee banner

Item is a photograph mounted on dark grey card with an outdoor gathering. There are sevarl women, some in hats, one older man, a younger man and two young boys in the frame. The are all seated and hold a banner reading "CHEROKEE" at their feet. The banner probably refers to the place.

Portrait of William von Wedelstaedt Haskell

Item consists of a grey card with white paper border around photograph of a young boy, 10 years old, wearing a suit jacket, high white collar, striped bowtie and a chain and kerchief in his pocket. At the bottom of the card, embossed in silver, "J A Brush/ MINNEAPOLIS". On verso, handwritten in black ink, "William von Wedelstaedt Haskell/ Ten yrs old".

Brush, J.A.

Portrait of George W. Childs Haskell

Item consists of a grey card with white paper border around photograph of a young boy, 6 years old, wearing a sailor style suit. At the bottom of the card, embossed in silver, "J A Brush/ MINNEAPOLIS". On verso, handwritten in black ink, "George W Childs Haskell/ Six yrs old".

Brush, J.A.

Kodaks and Kodak Supplies / Eastman Kodak Company, Rochester, New York

File contains annual catalogues of photographic products offered by Kodak. Catalogues include cameras, film, processing equipment and motion picture cameras and supplies. Issues distributed by Eastman Kodak and Canadian Kodak Limited, 4 issues are in French for the Canadian market: 1917, 1921, 1922, 1923.

Eastman Kodak Company

Portrait of a man in sack coat

Item is a black papered cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "FOURTEENTH ST./ Between/ LARIMER & LAWRRENCE./ HORACE E. HUNT,/ DENVER, COLO." Photograph of a man with neatly parted hair and a trimmed moustache in a sack coat with plain starched collar and a thin, light bowtie.

Horace E. Hunt

Portrait of girl holding flowers

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with oval fram decoratively drawn on card to mimick a heavy wall frame, complete with nail and hanging ropes. Photograph shows a young girl in checkered blouse holding flowers. On verso, a US 2 cent stamp, c. 1862-1871. Cancelled "[illeg] MILLS PENN YAN N.Y./ Jan 5, 1885."

Corliss Engine

Item is an albumen stereograph. Image depicts a large machine on a platform in an exhibition hall. The machine is marked "GEO. H. CORLISS, PROVIDENCE R.I." Recto captions bottom: "496- Corliss Engine, Mach. Hall"; left:"International Exhibition, 1876"; right: "Centennial Photographic Co., Philad'a". Verso has a crest and caption "Centennial Photographic International Exhibition. Wm. Notman president, W. Irving Adams vice pres, Edward L. Wilson supt & treasurer, J. A. Fraser art superintendent, 1776, 1876, Philadelphia." Verso pencil inscription "M.A.M."; "not included"; "606."

Portrait of a woman in oval frame, with striped dress

Item consists of a grey card with oval photograph of a woman with a light coloured dress with dark vertical stripes and a frilled collar. The photograph is bordered by embossed floral design. At the base of the card, embossed in black ink, "LAMSON/ STUDIO." in a decorative border, and next to that mark, "F. C. Dando./ 313 1/2 S. SPRING ST./ L. A. CAL." On verso, handwritten in pencil, "4-".

Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with light pink backing. Vignetted portrait of a woman in a high collared dress with vertical ribbon decoration. At bottom of front of card, in brown letterpress, "G. W. Secretan 210a TUFNELL PARK Rd". On verso, also in brown, "210a TUFNELL PART Rd/ LONDON N./ G. W. Secretan/ FROM Mora NEW YORK/ GROUNDS ATTACHED TO THE STUDIO/ FOR PHOTOGRAPHING CYCLISTS GROUPS/ & EQUESTRIAN PICTURES./ NEGATIVES ARE NEVER DESTROYED./ COPIES CAN BE HAD AT ANY TIME./ NO...../ ALEX:LINDNER, BERLIN".

George William O Secretan

Portrait of woman

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman. Gold imprint below photograph reads, 'Elmer Chickering 21 West St. Boston'. Black text on back of card reads, 'The royal studio, Massachusetts charitable mechanic association founded 1795 inc. 1806. Awarded at the seventeenth exhibition 1890, highest award, Elmer Chickering Proprietor 21 West St. Boston, Duplicates can be had at any time', inscription in pencil on back reads, '86503'

Royal Studio

Portrait of woman

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman sitting and wearing Victorian dress. Black text on back of card reads, 'Bradley & Rulofson San Francisco, United States, The World, Vienna 1873, Gold Medals, 429 Montgomery Street San Francisco. Cal'

Bradley & Rulofson

Anna G.

Item is a portrait of young woman. Black text on back of card reads, 'Bradley & Rulofson, San Francisco, United States, The World, Vienna 1873 Gold Medals, 429 Montgomery Street, San Francisco. Cal.' Inscription in pencil reads, 'Anna G.'

Bradley & Rulofson

Portrait of woman

Item is a cabinet card portrait of woman. Text below photograph reads, 'Rockwood, 17 Union Square (West) N.Y.' Text on back of card reads, 'Rockwood Photographer 17 Union Square (west) N.Y.'

Rockwood Photography

Portrait of man

Item is a cabinet card portrait of man. Text below photograph reads, 'Elmer Chickering, 21 West St. Boston'. Text on back of card reads, 'The Royal Studio, Elmer Chickering Proprietor 21 West St. Boston.'

Royal Studio

Portrait of an infant

Item is a beige cabinet card with scalloped edges and brown letterpress at bottom. On the right, "Phipps" and on the left "NEW CASTLE,/ PA." In the centre, a design with artist's palette and brushes and the text "PHIPPS'/ EXTRA/ FINISH". Photograph is a portrait of an infant in a dress with wide lace collar, seated on a chair draped in fabric. On verso, elaborate border design with vases and the text "A. W. PHIPPS/ PHOTOGRAPHIC/ Art Studio./ 61 1/2 Washington Street/ New Castle, Pa."

Phipps

Portrait of Wiliam(sic) Stoughton

Item is a pink cabinet card with brown letterpress at bottom edge. On the left, "Phipps" and on the right "NEW CASTLE, PA." In the centre, a design with the letters "A" "W" and "P" intertwined. Photograph is a vignetted portrait of an old man with a long white beard in a wool sack coat and matching waistcoat. On verso, interlace border lithographed in brown ink, and another intertwined letter design, the same as on the recto. This graphic is followed by the text "ARTISTIC/ Photographer/ A. W. Phipps/ 72 1/2 WASHINGTON ST./ NEW CASTLE,/ PA." Handwritten in blue ink at the top edge, "Wiliam(sic) Stoughton/ My Mother's father/ Clara W. Soughton Ellis".

Phipps

Portrait of an old man

Item is a black cabinet card with gold border and gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Wynne S. Smith, Painesville, Ohio." Photograph is a blurred portrait of a man with mismatched trousers and jacket and holding a walking stick. He is seated on steps.

Wynne S. Smith

Portrait of man and woman in studio

Item is a cream coloured cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom edge, "Will D. Baldwin,/ 503 TOWER AVE.,/ 352 2nd ST.,/ SUPERIOR CITY,/ WISCONSIN." Photograph shows a man in suit seated on an upholstered chair with a woman in outdoor jacket, straw hat and holding a closed umbrella at her side, stands beside him. The photograph is taken inside against a studio backdrop of a painted mantel and low paneled wall.

Will D. Baldwin

Portrait of an infant in bonnet with doll

Item is a cream cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom, "Fenner" and at right, "GALLIPOLIS. O." In between, decoration with 3 letters intertwined, "W" "J" "F". Photograph is a full length view of a young girl, probably about 2 years old, seated in a blanketed chair holding a doll in her hands. On verso, elaborate border design surrounding the text "FROM THE/ PHOTOGRAPHIC/ STUDIO/ OF/ W. J. FENNER/ ART/ PHOTOGRAPHER/ GALLIPOLIS. O." The word "art" is contained inside a drawing of an artist's palette and brushes. At the upper right, handwritten in black ink, "5.00/ D42".

W.J. Fenner, Photographic Studio

Portrait of man with glass of wine

Item is a cream card with thin, double border in gold and photograph of a man seated at a table with a bottle and glass of wine. On verso, photographer's stamp, "J. P. CALVERT,/ Photographer,/ MOORESVILLE, IND./ Duplicates of this pictures can/ be had at any time."

J. P. Calvert

Portrait of William H. Warner

Item is a cream coloured card with gold border and photograph of a man, bearded. Inscription in ink at bottom, "Wm H Warner/ Odell, Ill". On verso, inside a decorative peach-coloured drawn frame, in black letterpress, "D.P. GROVES,/ PHOTOGRAPHER,/ ANN ARBOR, MICH." On verso, a "D" appears handwritten on card.

D.P. Groves, Photographer

Portrait of C. M. Parker(?)

Item is a cream coloured carte-de-visite with gold border and photograph of a man. Handwritten in black ink at bottom of card, "Yours truly (C. M. Parker(?)" On verso, handwritten in pencil at very bottom, "Class of 1870." and "Delphi, Ind."

Composite photograph of professors in the Faculty of Medicine, University of Michigan

Item is a cream coloured card with gold border and a series of oval-shaped portraits arranged in an oval around two central oval portraits. Names of individuals have been lightly added in pencil, clockwise from top: [illeg.], Palmer, Lusker(?), none given, none given, [illeg.], Douglass." Across bottom, also in pencil, "Med. Faculty Mich. University 1868". On verso, in black letterpress, at centre, "R.D. PALMER,/ PHOTOGRAPHER,/ And Portrait Painter,/ Huron Street, East of Cook's Hotel,/ ANN ARBOR, MICH." And below, "Negatives preserved, Copies enlarged in India Ink or Oil."

R.D. Palmer

Ayer's American almanac, for the use of farmers,...

Thin, paper bound almanac with prediction tables for each month in 1870. The publisher affirms its accuracy for use in North America and Britain. Along the spine is printed the name of the distributor: Northrop & Lyman, Newcastle, General Agents for Province of Ontario.

Ayer, J. C. (James Cook)

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an ambrotype photograph in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter in front of a studio backdrop. The case was intended for use with 1/4 plate daguerreotypes, as indicated by the manufacturer's stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ MANUFACTURERS OF/ Daguerrotype Cases./ L., P. & Co., are the sole/ Proprietors and only legal Manu-/ facturers of UNION CASES, with the/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ Patented October 14, 1856,/ and April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an example of an ambrotype with broken glass and worn coloured backing. Ambrotype is in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter in front of a studio backdrop. The case was intended for use with 1/6 plate daguerreotypes, as indicated by the manufacturer's stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ MANUFACTURERS OF/ Daguerrotype Cases./ L., P. & Co., are the sole/ Proprietors and only legal Manu-/ facturers of UNION CASES, with the/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ Patented October 14, 1856,/ and April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

[Portrait of a man]

Item is an ambrotype photograph in a velvet-lined thermoplastic union case, showing a male sitter. A stamp on the inside back cover beneath the ambrotype plate gives the manufacturer of the case: "Littlefield, Parsons & Co.,/ Sole Manufacturers of / UNION CASES,/ with/ Embracing Riveted Hinge./ PATENTED/ October 14, 1856, & April 21, 1857."

Littlefield, Parsons & Co.

Kodak Kodachrome professional color reversal film

1 box of Kodachrome daylight colour reversal film in original, unopened packaging with directions to process before February 1989. ISO 25. 24 x 36 mm exposures. A 2nd box has been opened and contains 1 roll of film, unexposed, inside a black plastic cannister with a sheet of folded paper listing the properties and uses of the film in English and Japanese. (Exterior of box is printed in English only.) The second box gives directions to process before May 1986.

Eastman Kodak Company

Kodak photomicrography color film

Kodak photomicrography colour film on Estar base, SO-456. 2 rolls in original packaging, 1 opened. The opened package contains one metal twist-top tin with a roll of unexposed film, and a folded piece of yellow paper with film information and instructions for use. 36mm.

Eastman Kodak Company

Fargo-Moorehead Cultural Centre Bridge, project, Fargo, North Dakota and Moorhead, Minnesota, South elevation

Illustration of a bridge, with various other sketches of bridges around the borders of the image and the text: "(Colour illustration from the cover of the forthcoming issue of Architectural Monographs: 5 Michael Graves.)" The original drawing is graphite and crayon on yellow paper, done in 1978, in the collection of the Museum of Modern Art in New York. The bridge was designed as a replacement for a vehicular bridge spanning the Red River, connecting Minnesota and North Dakota.

Hilton's Virginia Street Casino

File contains three identical prints featuring an image of Hilton's Virginia Street Casino lit up at night. The casino operated from 1955 to 1978 and remained a casino-hotel-resort until 2008 when it opened as The Montage Reno, an upsacale contemporary high rise residential building. A caption included with the photographs reads: "A Reno marquee at night exposed using Ektar 1000 film in a Nikon F 3 camera equipped with a 15 mm Nikkor lens. The exposure was f/8 at 1/125 second."

Kodak Canada Inc.

Agfa Commercial Orthochromatic film

Agfa dry plate negatives in original packaging, opened but still containing a few plates. Package originally contained 1 dozen 5 x 7 inch negative plates. Stamp on back of box directs the user to develop before Aug 1939.

Agfa Ansco Co.

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