Garcia, Rafael, Photographs of Paricutin Volcano, 1943-1944

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Creator

  • Foshag, William F (William Frederick), 1894-1956
  • Garcia, Rafael

Abstract

Black and white photographs document Paricutín Volcano during 1943-1944 by Rafael Garcia. Image captions include photographer, image number, and some have descriptions. Subject matter includes damage to San Juan cathedral; nighttime and daytime eruptions; structures in San Juan covered in lava flows; and plumes of smoke from volcano.

Date Range

1943-1944

Start Date

1943

End Date

1944

Access Information

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Topic

Volcanos

Place

  • Mexico
  • Paricutín

Form/Genre

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

Accession #

SIA RU007281

Collection name

William F. Foshag Collection, 1923-1965 and undated

Physical Description

9 black-and-white photographs

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives

Sublocation

Box 8 Folder 12