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Accession 91-011

Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977

Waldo L. Schmitt Papers, 1925-1927

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Schmitt, Waldo L. (Waldo Lasalle), 1887-1977
Title: Waldo L. Schmitt Papers
Dates: 1925-1927
Quantity: 0.3 cu. ft. (2 3x5 boxes)
Collection: Accession 91-011
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of glass latern slides taken during Waldo LaSalle Schmitt's trip on the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the east and west coasts of South America, 1923-1927. The photographs depict various towns and cities in Brazil such as Rio de Janeiro, Paqueta, Sao Sabastino, Sao Francisco, as well as landscapes, native inhabitants, and field conditions.

Descriptive Entry

This accession consists of glass lantern slides taken during Waldo LaSalle Schmitt's trip on the Walter Rathbone Bacon Traveling Scholarship Expedition to the east and west coasts of South America, 1923-1927. The photographs depict various towns and cities in Brazil such as Rio de Janeiro, Paqueta, Sao Sabastino, Sao Francisco, in addition to landscapes, native inhabitants, and field conditions.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 91-011, Waldo L. Schmitt Papers

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Container List

Box 1

Wedding shot

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Group shot in front of arched wall

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"From Dr. Metcalf's neg." Rock formations in water

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Mansion and landscape #12

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Wedding shot in church

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Small group shot

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Group of children

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Sailboat and shoreline #28

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"From Dr. Metcalf's neg." Leisure time on boat #4

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Night scene in city #10

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Palm trees and mountains #7

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Breaking waves and rock formations #5

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"From Dr. Metcalf's neg." External ship photo #1

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"From Dr. Metcalf's neg." Shuffleboard on ship #3

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"From Dr. Metcalf's neg." Lounging on ship #2

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"From Dr. Metcalf's neg." Corner of street

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Rooftops and palm trees #11

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Lounging on beach #24

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Two children in alley

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Small group of children #5

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Aerial view of city, night #9

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Aerial view of city, day #8

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Palm trees and sailboat on water

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Two women sitting on wall

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Facade of building

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Kitchen with hearth #14

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Man in "Serpentario" #18

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Building facade with landscape #11

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Landscaped fountain #17

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Oxen and cart along shore #20

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Town on water #21

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Rooftops of shacks

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Carriages and cars on street #19

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Swamp

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Shadow of tree on ground

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Rocks in creek #36

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Room with personal items #33

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Building with cross on the shore #38

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Distant boats in water

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Canoes in hut #26

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Town along canal #40

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Two men with cargo

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Harbored boats #22

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Fishermen in boat #30

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Canoes under shelter #25

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Two crewmen onboard ship

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Crewman on water

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Man in doorway

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Man standing on rocks #37(?)

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Men fishing with net #27

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L-shaped, one-story house #31(?)

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Canoe in water with town in distance #29

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Elderly man #39

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Fort with corner towers #23

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Small shelter in jungle #35

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Woman cooking in kitchen #34

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Small group sitting in jungle #32

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Underbrush in jungle #45

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Rocks and earth or sand

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Close-up of rocks

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Lobster or crayfish #41

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Close-up of rock formation

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Close-up of rocks and sand

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Donkey-drawn carriage #51

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Stone building behind stone wall

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Side view of homes with backyards

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Building with people in front, left and car in front, right

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Car drawn by two horses #42

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Large family with dog #44

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Children by round hearth #50

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Man working with press in barn #49

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Child using grater #48

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Child working with wheel #47

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Horse-drawn carriage in front of hotel #32

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Car on road with view of town

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House with second-story deck #53

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Three women in kitchen

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Steamship near island

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Woman and children in front of shack #43

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Photo of island from shore #50a(?)

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Boy holding tree root #46

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Group of adults and children on ship #61

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Steamship and sailboats at pier

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