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Record Unit 7355,  Gruber, Martin A,  Martin A. Gruber Photograph Collection, 1919-1924

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Gruber, Martin A
Title: Martin A. Gruber Photograph Collection
Dates: 1919-1924
Quantity: 0.2 linear meter.
Collection: Record Unit 7355
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

The Martin A. Gruber Photograph Collection consists of black and white photographs taken by Gruber between 1919 and 1924. Subjects include buildings, bridges, monuments, and trees and flowers of the Washington, D.C., area, as well as views of the National Zoological Park.

Historical Note

Martin A. Gruber ( circa 1854- circa 1941), a native of Berks County, Pennsylvania, worked for the War Department in Washington, D.C., from 1891 until his retirement around 1929 at the age of 75. While in Washington, Gruber took many photographs of the local scenery.

Introduction

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry

The Martin A. Gruber Photograph Collection consists of black and white photographs taken by Gruber between 1919 and 1924. Subjects include buildings, bridges, monuments, and trees and flowers of the Washington, D.C., area, as well as views of the National Zoological Park.

Many of the images in this collection are available online.

This collection is indexed under the following access terms. These are links to collections with related topics, persons or places.

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Physical Characteristics of Materials in the Collection

Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7355, Gruber, Martin A, Martin A. Gruber Photograph Collection

Container List

Box 1

Folders 1-22 Washington, D.C., Buildings, c. 1920-1924

Box 1 of 2

Folder 23 Washington, D.C., Buildings, c. 1920-1924 (Garfield Memorial Hospitial)

Box 1 of 2

Folders 24-26 Washington, D.C., Buildings, c. 1920-1924

Box 1 of 2

Folders 27-29 President Wilson's Sheep at the White House

Box 1 of 2

Folders 30-50 Washington, D.C., Monuments, c. 1919-1924

Box 1 of 2

Folders 51-63 Washington, D.C., Bridges, c. 1920-1924

Box 1 of 2

Folder 64 Washington, D.C., Bridges, c. 1920-1924 (Chain Bridge, Marie Balsley, L. Elmer Derr and unidentified person)

Box 1 of 2

Folders 65-107 Trees and Flowers of Washington, D.C., 1920-1924

Box 1 of 2

Box 2

Folders 1-44 Views of the National Zoological Park, 1919-1924

Box 2 of 2