Photographs - Scenes of various places in Iowa and Louisiana

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Abstract

Photographs, illustrations, and postcards document Bohumil Shimek's work in various places in Iowa and Louisiana. Photographs are numbered and include descriptions on the reverse side. Includes images of trees and vegetation on hillside slopes, view of the Lakeside Laboratory at Lake Okoboji, livestock in shallow waters, sailboat at Miller's Bay, farm fields, Illinoian prairie, buildings near the Evangeline Oak in Saint Martinville (Louisiana), crops, and terrain around railroad tracks. Locations include Kettleholle [Freda Haffner Kettlehole State Preserve] and Wilton, Iowa.

Date Range

1878-1936

Start Date

1878

End Date

1936

Access Information

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Topic

  • Geology
  • Plants
  • Botany

Place

  • Saint Martinville
  • Iowa
  • United States
  • Freda Haffner Kettlehole State Preserve
  • Louisiana
  • Wilton
  • Okoboji Lake

Form/Genre

  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Black-and-white photographs

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

Black-and-white photographs and postcards

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 4 Folder 22