Alexander Allison Photograph Collection
New Orleans Public Library

Vacation, 1953

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Vacation, 1953
Photograph 1 Nashville--Vanderbilt University 1953/July 19
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Photograph 2 Nashville--Vanderbilt University 1953/July 19
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Photograph 3 Nashville--Ward-Belmont College 1953/July 19
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Photograph 4 Nashville--Ward-Belmont College 1953/July 19
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Photograph 5 Kentucky roadside 1953/July 20
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Photograph 6 Kentucky--hill near Elizabethtown 1953/July 20
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Photograph 7 Kentucky--house in Columbia 1953/July 20
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Photograph 8 Kentucky--glimpse of Ohio River 1953/July 20
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Photograph 9 Kentucky--farmhouse 1953/July 20
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Photograph 10 Warsaw, Kentucky--monument 1953/July 20
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Photograph 11 Crossing Niagra River to Grand Island 1953/July 20
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Photograph 12 Niagara, New York--the rapids above the Falls 1953/July 23
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Photograph 13 Niagara Falls--Maid-of-the-Mist, Canadian side 1953/July 23
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Photograph 14 Niagara Falls--International Bridge 1953/July 23
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Photograph 15 Niagara Falls--at the brink 1953/July 23
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Photograph 16 Niagara Falls--Maid-of-the-Mist 1953/July 23
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Photograph 17 Niagara Falls--the same bridge, a closer view 1953/July 23
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Photograph 18 Niagara Falls--the rapids from Goat Island bridge 1953/July 23
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Photograph 19 Niagara Falls--the Falls from Goat Island 1953/July 23
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Photograph 20 Niagara Falls--American Falls from Goat Island 1953/July 23
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Photograph 21 Niagara Falls--Canadian power houses 1953/July 23
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Photograph 22 Niagara Falls--closeup of Horseshoe (Canadian) Falls 1953/July 23
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Photograph 23 Canada--Betsy and Alex at the Falls 1953/July 23
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Photograph 24 Canada--American Falls 1953/July 23
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Photograph 25 Niagara Falls--Sight-seers in Canada 1953/July 23
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Photograph 26 Niagara Falls--railroad bridge over the Gorge 1953/July 23
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Photograph 27 Niagara Falls--raging waters in the Gorge 1953/July 23
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Photograph 28 Niagara Falls--raging waters in the Gorge 1953/July 23
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Photograph 29 Niagara Falls--the wall waters of the Gorge 1953/July 23
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Photograph 30 Niagara Falls--a more distant view of the railroad bridge over the Gorge 1953/July 23
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Photograph 31 Niagara Falls--the Whirlpool--entrance and exit 1953/July 23
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Photograph 32 Niagara Falls--the Whirlpool--entrance and exit 1953/July 23
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Photograph 33 Lake Seneca, from a fast bus 1953/July 24
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Photograph 34 Lake Seneca, framed in bus window 1953/July 24
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Photograph 35 A house in Geneva, New York 1953/July 24
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Photograph 36 View just outside Syracuse, New York 1953/July 24
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Photograph 37 Burlington, Vermont--Winooski Avenue 1953/July 25
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Photograph 38 Burlington, Vermont--Lake Champlain 1953/July 26 Double exposure IV02
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Photograph 39 Burlington, Vermont--Lake Champlain 1953/July 26
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Photograph 40 Burlington, Vermont--Lake Champlain 1953/July 26
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Photograph 41 Burlington, Vermont--from hotel roof 1953/July 26
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Photograph 42 Burlington, Vermont--house on Pearl Street at Champlain Street 1953/July 26
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Photograph 43 Burlington, Vermont--house on Pearl Street at George Street 1953/July 26
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Photograph 44 Burlington, Vermont--University of Vermont 1953/July 26
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Photograph 45 Burlington, Vermont--house on Pearl Street near the University 1953/July 26
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Photograph 46 Burlington, Vermont--house on Pearl Street near the University 1953/July 26
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Photograph 47 Montpelier, Vermont--State Capitol 1953/July 27
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Photograph 48 Winooski River 1953/July 27
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Photograph 49 Barre, Vermont--a monument 1953/July 27 "Youth Triumphant" monument V03
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Photograph 50 View near Barre 1953/July 27
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Photograph 51 View near Barre 1953/July 27
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Photograph 52 View near Barre 1953/July 27
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Photograph 53 Green Mountains 1953/July 27
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Photograph 54 A river near Chittenden, Vermont 1953/July 27
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Photograph 55 Marblehead, Massachusetts--the shore along the mainland 1953/July 28
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Photograph 56 Marblehead, Massachusetts--looking towards the "Neck" 1953/July 28
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Photograph 57 Marblehead, Massachusetts--on the "Neck" 1953/July 28
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Photograph 58 Marblehead, Massachusetts--on the "Neck" 1953/July 28
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Photograph 59 Marblehead, Massachusetts--on the "Neck"--looking at mainland 1953/July 28
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Photograph 60 Marblehead, Massachusetts--on the "Neck"--looking at mainland 1953/July 28
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Photograph 61 Marblehead, Massachusetts--on the "Neck"--looking at distant shore 1953/July 28
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Photograph 62 Gloucester, Massachusetts--a church steeple 1953/July 28
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Photograph 63 Boston, Massachusetts--across Common--Beacon to Boylston 1953/July 30
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Photograph 64 Boston, Massachusetts--the State House from the Common 1953/July 30
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Photograph 65 Boston, Massachusetts--wading pool and shower, the Common 1953/July 30
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Photograph 66 Boston, Massachusetts--wading pool and shower, the Common 1953/July 30
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Photograph 67 Boston, Massachusetts--down Charles River from Arlington Street (?) 1953/July 30
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Photograph 68 Boston, Massachusetts--up Charles River from Arlington Street (?) 1953/July 30
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Photograph 69 Boston, Massachusetts--Louisberg Square 1953/July 30
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Photograph 70 Farmhouse near Worcester, Massachusetts 1953/July 31
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Photograph 71 Scene near Worcester, Massachusetts 1953/July 31
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Photograph 72 Hartford, Connecticut--Downtown 1953/July 31
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Photograph 73 Hartford, Connecticut--the State Capitol 1953/July 31
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Photograph 74 Farmhouse--somewhere in southwestern Connecticut 1953/July 31
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Photograph 75 Scene near Danbury, Connecticut 1953/July 31
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Photograph 76 New York--boat ride--Weehawken, New Jersey 1953/August 3
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Photograph 77 New York--boat ride--Queen Mary passes by 1953/August 3 Actually the Queen Elizabeth VII09
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Photograph 78 New York--boat ride--goodbye, Queen Mary 1953/August 3 Actually the Queen Elizabeth VII10
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Photograph 79 New York--boat ride--Ellis Island 1953/August 3
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Photograph 80 New York--boat ride--Liberty 1953/August 3
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Photograph 81 New York--boat ride--southern tip of Manhattan Island 1953/August 3
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Photograph 82 New York--boat ride--? 1953/August 3 Not identified by Allison but obviously Governors Island and Castle Williams VIII03
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Photograph 83 New York--boat ride--a closer look at the southern tip of Manhattan Island 1953/August 3
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Photograph 84 New York--boat ride--Brooklyn Bridge 1953/August 3
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Photograph 85 New York--boat ride--double exposure--United Nations buildings and East Side buildings 1953/August 3
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Photograph 86 New York--boat ride--East River--expensive apartments 1953/August 3
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Photograph 87 New York--boat ride--Tri-Borough Bridge 1953/August 3
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Photograph 88 New York--boat ride--Harlem Speedway 1953/August 3
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Photograph 89 New York--boat ride--Harlem apartments 1953/August 3
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Photograph 90 New York--boat ride--Bronx apartments 1953/August 3
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Photograph 91 New York--boat ride--George Washington Bridge 1953/August 3
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Photograph 92 New York--Columbia University Library 1953/August 3
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Photograph 93 New York--Grant's Tomb 1953/August 3
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Photograph 94 New York--Bryant Park and Public Library 1953/August 4
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Photograph 95 New York--Front of Public Library 1953/August 4
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Photograph 96 New York--the "Met" 1953/August 4 The Metropolitan Opera House on Broadway between 39th and 40th Streets IX05
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Photograph 97 New York--leaving--traffic on 34th Street and 8th Avenue 1953/August 5
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Photograph 98 Philadelphia--City Hall 1953/August 5
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Photograph 99 Philadelphia--Carpenters Hall--first meeting place, Continental Congress 1953/August 5
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Photograph 100 Philadelphia--Carpenters Hall, from Fourth Street side 1953/August 5
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Photograph 101 Philadelphia--the first U.S. Customhouse 1953/August 5
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Photograph 102 Philadelphia--Independence Hall--room on left of vestibule 1953/August 5
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Photograph 103 Philadelphia--Independence Hall--room on right of vestibule 1953/August 5
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Photograph 104 Philadelphia--Independence Hall, from Park 1953/August 6
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Photograph 105 Philadelphia--Independence Hall, from Chestnut Street 1953/August 6
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Photograph 106 Philadelphia--Christ Church Cemetery 1953/August 6
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Photograph 107 Philadelphia--Betsy Ross' house 1953/August 6
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Photograph 108 Philadelphia--Christ Church 1953/August 6
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Photograph 109 Washington, D.C.--White House from bus 1953/August 7
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Photograph 110 Washington, D.C.--Lincoln Memorial--side view 1953/August 7
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Photograph 111 Washington, D.C.--Lincoln Memorial 1953/August 7
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Photograph 112 Washington, D.C.--Washington Monument from Lincoln Memorial 1953/August 7
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Photograph 113 Washington, D.C.--Lincoln Memorial 1953/August 7
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Photograph 114 Washington, D.C.--Jefferson Memorial--the Portico 1953/August 7
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Photograph 115 Washington, D.C.--Department of Justice 1953/August 7
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Photograph 116 Washington, D.C.--the Capitol 1953/August 7
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Photograph 117 Washington, D.C.--Department of Justice 1953/August 7
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Photograph 118 Washington, D.C.--paintings in rotunda of the Capitol 1953/August 7
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Photograph 119 Washington, D.C.--along the façade of the Capitol 1953/August 7
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Photograph 120 Washington, D.C.--the White House 1953/August 7
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Photograph 121 Richmond, Virginia--statue of Washington in State Capitol Park 1953/August 8
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Photograph 122 Richmond, Virginia--Department of Finance 1953/August 8
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Photograph 123 Richmond, Virginia--Virginia State Capitol 1953/August 8
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Photograph 124 Williamsburg, Virginia--Goodwin Building 1953/August 10
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Photograph 125 Williamsburg, Virginia--house on Duke of Gloucester Street 1953/August 10
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Photograph 126 Williamsburg, Virginia--Bruton Parish Church 1953/August 10
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Photograph 127 Williamsburg, Virginia--William & Marry College 1953/August 10
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Photograph 128 Williamsburg, Virginia--George Wythe house 1953/August 10
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Photograph 129 Williamsburg, Virginia--Raleigh Tavern 1953/August 10
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Photograph 130 Williamsburg, Virginia--former Capitol of Virginia 1953/August 10
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Photograph 131 Williamsburg, Virginia--the Gaol, the stocks 1953/August 10
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Photograph 132 Williamsburg, Virginia--a house opposite the Gaol 1953/August 10
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Photograph 133 Williamsburg, Virginia--the Royal Governor's Palace 1953/August 10
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Photograph 134 Williamsburg, Virginia--garden of the Royal Governor's Palace 1953/August 10
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Photograph 135 Williamsburg, Virginia--the Royal Governor's Palace 1953/August 10
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Vacation, 1953
Photograph 136 Bay St. Louis, Mississippi--the new bridge 1953/August 13
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