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Barrow Family glass plate negatives

 Unprocessed Material — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 2017_159

Content Description

Glass plate negatives depicting people and places around Louisville, KY circa 1904. Snapshot photographs include group portraits, outdoor scenes, people posing in costumes, the riverfront, and a military gathering. One glass plate includes a signature “E.G. Barrow, 04” and another shows a house numbered 2107. Research concludes that these photographs were likely taken by Emerson G. Barrow, son of Anna C. Barrow, a music teacher, while they lived at 2107 W. Chestnut Street in the Russell neighborhood of Louisville, Kentucky.

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  • circa 1904



97 negatives (Five 5 x 6 inch boxes (97 glass negatives))