Lexington Photographs, 1921

Descriptive Summary

Title
Lexington Photographs, 1921
Creator
Unknown
Extent
.25 cu. ft. (1 box): 15 images
Subjects
Lexington (Ky.)--Buildings, structures, etc.--Pictorial works
Lexington (Ky.)--History--Pictorial works
Lexington (Ky.)--Pictorial works
Lexington (Ky.)--Social life and customs--Pictorial works
Finding Aid Author
Processed by: Staff, Richard N. Leigh; machine-readable finding aid created by: Richard N. Leigh
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
The creator of this collection is unknown and no aquisition inofrmation can be found.
Scope and Content
The collection consists of of fifteen black and white silver prints of buildings in Lexington, taken around 1921. Most of the photographs are in the downtown area (business district), though some homes are featured. Many of the buildings, and their owners, were able to be identified through the use of city directories.

Contents of the Collection

Two-story, brick house with a portico, 251 visible as house number, street address unknown,, 1921

  • Box 1, item 01
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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Two-story frame house,, 1921

  • Box 1, item 02
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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214-222 E.Main: Moise Building ("Distributors and Jobbers of anything Electrical", owner M. Haden Moise); Office building under construction; 224 E. Main: Service Tire Company ("Automobiles, tires, tubes, and accessories", owners W Stanley Frost & JF Murphy); 212 E. Main: CO Updike Automobiles,, 1921

  • Box 1, item 03
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Business; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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258 W. Main: Transylvania Printing Co. (JP Barrow president, Virgil McClure vice-president, WH Warren secretary/treasurer); Standard Typewriter Exchange (owners JA Vonder Haar, WC Stagg); 250-254 W. Main: SS Kresge Co. (5 and 10 cent store, AG Ernst, manager); 264 W. Main:GL Heyman & Co. (dry goods, owners Gus Loeb & GL Heyman),, 1921

  • Box 1, item 04
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Business; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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133 N. Broadway: Piggly Wiggly (grocers) intersects with W. Short; 135 N. Broadway: June Smith (druggist),, 1921

  • Box 1, item 05
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Business; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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417 E. Maxwell: Michler Bros. Co. (Florists and landscape gardeners); 415 E. Maxwell: E. Michler (residence),, 1921

  • Box 1, item 06
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Business; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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259 E Main: Union Motor Co. (Packard, Hudson, Essex) (Brownell Barryman president, Edward Bassett vice-president, MJ Hanley, secretary treasurer) "Distributors of Hudson and Essex cars"; 263 E. Main: Fayette Motor Co. (Morgan Smedley president, Robert James vice president, JG James secretary treasurer),, 1921

  • Box 1, item 07
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Business; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes; Transportation.
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508-514 Maryland: John Milward funeral home "Funeral home incorporated, funeral director, ambulance service, packer and shipper, household goods stored",, 1921

  • Box 1, item 08
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Business; Cemeteries and funeral rites; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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A two-story frame house; address and owner unknown,, 1921

  • Box 1, item 09
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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225 E. Main: Frazer & Morrell "Electrical Engineers & Contracting, electrical supplies of all kinds" (Hugh M Frazer, CK Morrell); 227 E. Main: Miles Coffee House (Ernest F Miles) "Teas, coffees, and spices",, 1921

  • Box 1, item 10
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Business; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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107-109 E. Main: Palais Royal, lady's furnishings CE Weaver (manager); 111 E. Main: Orphanos Bros., shoeshiners, Angelos and Peter Orphanos (owners),, 1921

  • Box 1, item 11
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Business; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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108-110 W. Short: Barney J. Treacy, "Insurance & Real Estate", Barney J. Treacy,, 1921

  • Box 1, item 12
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Business; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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101 W. Main: Caden Drug Co. (Alice Caden, proprietor); 105 W. Main: Savoy Restaurant (Frank Brandt proprietor); 107 W.Main: Larry C. Vrondis Confectioner (Vrondas and Mehas); 139 W. Main: Hay Hardware (TC Rush president manager, LB Ingels secretary treasurer),, 1921

  • Box 1, item 13
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Business; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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A large, two-story, brick house; a 1920s vintage auto is in the driveway,, 1921

  • Box 1, item 14
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Fayette County, Kentucky; Street scenes; Transportation.
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Store front: Mother's Bread and an apartment, 630 is visible as the street number; store does not appear in the Lexington City Directory,, 1921

  • Box 1, item 15
The creator for this item is Unknown. It was digitized in 12-5-2004. Lexington Photographs 1921: 80pa115. Subjects for this item include: Architecture; Business; Fayette County, Kentucky; Lexington, Kentucky; Street scenes.
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