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    Harry A. McBride Railroad Photographs, ca. 1940s-1950s.
     
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    Creator: 
    McBride, Harry A. (donor, photographer).
    Title: 
    Harry A. McBride Railroad Photographs, ca. 1940s-1950s.
    Phy. Description: 
    4.5 cu. ft.
    Bio / His Notes: 
    McBride was a foreign service officer and museum official. He was also a railroad enthusiast.
    Scope and Content: 
    Approxiamtely 3,000 views of railroads, railroad equipment, stations, yards and employees. The emphasis is on American railroads, but the collection includes a few views of railroad subjects in Africa, Asia, Central and South America, Europe, Scandinavia, and several island nations.
    Organization: 
    1 series, arranged by railroad.
    Provenance: 
    Donated by Harry A. McBride in 1960 to the National Museum of American History (then called the National Museum of History and Technology), Division of Transportation (now part of the Division of Work and Industry). Transferred to the Archives Center in 2009.
    Finding aids: 
    Preliminary inventory.
    Cite as: 
    Harry A. McBride Railroad Photographs, 1940s-1950s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
    Restrictions: 
    UNPROCESSED COLLECTION.
    Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
    Fees for commercial reproduction.
    Subject-Topical: 
    Railroad companies
    Railroad stations
    Railroad trains
    Railroads -- Buildings and structures
    Railroads -- Employees
    Railroads -- Rolling-stock
    Railroads -- 20th century -- United States
    Transportation
    Form / Genre: 
    Photographs -- 1940-1970
    Repository Loc: 
    Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453.
    Local Number: 
    228816 (NMAH Acc.)
    Co-Creator: 
    Transportation, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Work and Industry, Division of, NMAH, SI (collector).
    Item Information
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    Archives Center at American HistoryACNMAH 1171Add Copy to MyList

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