Photographs, Southern trip, 1936 (10)

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Creator

Shimek, Bohumil, 1861-1937

Abstract

This is 10 of 13 envelopes of 8 photographs documenting Bohumil Shimek's travel and work in the southeast United States, 1936. Photographs are numbered and some include descriptions on the reverse side. Most images are of oil facilities in Sulphur, Louisiana. Subject matter includes oil derricks and storage tanks; refining facility; storage tanks; magnolia tree; dead cypress and spanish moss; and mixed dead trees (killed by chemical works) near West Lake (possibly Westlake), Louisiana.

Date Range

1936

Start Date

1936

End Date

1936

Access Information

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Topic

  • Plants
  • Geology
  • Botany

Place

  • United States
  • Louisiana
  • Sulphur Oil Field

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007082

Collection name

Bohumil Shimek Papers, 1878-1936

Physical Description

8 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 4 Folder 23 Envelope 10