Fisher, Otto O. Consists mostly of aerial photographs of Paricutin Volcano, December 1944, Also includes a photograph of William F. Foshag in the field at Paricutin, November 27, 1944

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Creator

  • Foshag, William F (William Frederick), 1894-1956
  • Fisher, Otto O.

Abstract

Five color and 18 black and white photographs were taken by Otto O. Fisher, and depict Paricutín Volcano, November 27 - December 2, 1944. Captions include individuals' names, dates, photographer, and descriptions. Subject matter includes portraits of colleagues; aerial images of the volcano; the plane used for the aerial photographs; detail images of lava; the Parangaricutiro flow; Zapicho flow. Includes enlargements and duplicates.

Date Range

1944

Start Date

Nov 27, 1944

End Date

Dec 02, 1944

Access Information

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Topic

Volcanos

Place

  • Mexico
  • Paricutín

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007281

Collection name

William F. Foshag Collection, 1923-1965 and undated

Physical Description

23 photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 8 Folder 10