Landis family photograph album

Abstract

The Landis family photograph album (dated circa 1920s-1930s; 0.09 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of silver gelatin prints documenting the life of the Landis family in Virginia and Kentucky during the 1920s and 1930s.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Landis family photograph album
Date
circa 1920s-1930s
Extent
0.09 Cubic feet
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Ali Reynolds, Justin Hathaway, and Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2014av004: [identification of item], Landis family photograph album, circa 1920s-1930s, University of Kentucky Special Collections.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Daniel R. Landis (1897-1974) and Ethel Chandler Landis (1904-1975) of Harrisonburg, Virginia, lived in Hazard, Perry County, Kentucky during the 1930s. They had one son, Richard (Dick) Landis. During the 1930s, Daniel Landis worked as a truck driver for a bakery.
Scope and Content
The Landis family photograph album (dated circa 1920s-1930s; 0.09 cubic feet; 1 box) consists of silver gelatin prints documenting the life of the Landis family in Virginia and Kentucky during the 1920s and 1930s. Many of the pictures depict Harrisonburg, Virginia, but several depict Hazard, Kentucky. Identified people include Daniel R. Landis, Ethel Chandler Landis, and their son Dick. Identified places include Woodbine Cemetery in Harrisonburg, Virginia; Hazard Ice and Storage Co. in Hazard, Kentucky; Newton Giant Incubators Corporation in Harrisonburg, Virginia; Wise Brothers Shirt Manufacturers in Baltimore, Maryland; and the Polarine Motor Oil Company.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections.

Contents of the Collection

Page 1: Left- 4 unidentified females sitting outdoors in front of a monument; Center- Daniel R. Landis standing outside on steps in front of a large building; Right- 2 unidentified males standing outside. There is a fourth photo, small picture that has been cut, Daniel R. Landis's face., undated

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Page 3: Left- Daniel R. Landis as a young man, same image appears on page 61; Center- unidentified couple standing in front of a brick building; Right- Daniel R. Landis sitting on a bench under a street lamp, same image appears on page 9. There is a fourth photo, a cut out of Ethel C. Landis, Daniel's wife., undated

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Page 5: Left- Daniel R. Landis standing outside in front of a railing; Center- unidentified female standing outside; Right- Daniel R. Landis standing in front of the same railing as the picture of the left., undated

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Page 7: Center- unidentified group of people standing in front of a house. There are 3 smaller cropped photos- an unidentified male, an unidentified female sitting outside, and an unidentified couple., undated

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Page 9: Left- 2 unidentified males standing outside in front of a row of hourses; Center- Daniel R. Landis, same image appears on page 3; Right- 2 unidentified males standing outside with long jackets on., undated

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Page 11: Left- 2 unidentified females hiding in bushes; Center- the same 2 unidentified females sitting on a porch railing; Right- unidentified female standing outside., undated

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Page 13: Top Left- unidentified toddler standing outside with a house in the background; Bottom Left- unidentified group of children standing outside; Top Right- unidentified group of men and women outside; Bottom Right- 4 females, 1 identified as Ethel Landis, standing outside on a railroad track., undated

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Page 15: 3 photographs of Ethel Landis; Left- Ethel with unidentified female; Center- Ethel stnading outside in the winter; Right- Ethel standing outside., undated

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Page 17: Left- Ethel and unidentified children standing in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia; Center- unidentified male standing in front of the Polarine Motor Oil Company; Right- 2 unidentified females standing outside, undated

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Page 19: Left- unidentified woman with infant on a rocking horse, standing outside; Center- 3 unidentified children standing outside in front of a house; Right- Daniel R. Landis, Ethel Landis, and unidentified male standing outside., undated

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Page 21: Left- Ethel Landis and unidentified child standing in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia; Center- Ethel Landis with unidentified male and child, standing outside; Right- Daniel R. Landis holding an infant in his arms, most likely his son Dick, standing in front of a house with two unidentified women on the front porch., undated

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Page 23: Left- 2 unidentified figures at a distance, standing on rocks outside; Center- Daniel R. Landis sitting outside; Right- 2 unidentified children standing in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia., undated

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Page 25: Left- unidentified children standing outfront of a house with a motorcyle on the street; Center- Daniel R. Landis and unidentified male, standing on a front porch with drinks in hand; Right- Daniel R. Landis and unidentified male in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia., undated

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Page 27: Left- unidentified group of adults walking on the street in front of a house; Center- landscape scene; Right- Ethel Landis and two unidentified children in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia., undated

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Page 29: Left- unidentified female standing outside; Center- unidentified couple standing on the side of a train; Right- same unidentified couple standing outside., undated

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Page 31: Left- Daniel and Ethel Landis standing outside; Center- Ethel Landis standing in a cemetery; Right- 3 unidentified females standing in front of the Wise Brothers Shirt Manufacturers in Baltimore, Maryland., undated

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Page 33: Left- group with Daniel and Ethel Landis in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia; Center- Ethel Landis sitting in a chair and pointing at a gravestone; Right- Ethel Landis standing outside in front of the side of a house, undated

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Page 35: Left- unidentified male laying in the grass outside; Center- unidentified couple standing in front of Wise Brothers Shirt Manufacturers in Baltimore, Maryland; Left- unidentified female sitting under a tree., undated

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Page 37: Left- unidentified female in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia; Center- Ethel Landis standing outside in the snow; Right- unidentified female toddler standing outside in a yard., undated

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Page 37b: Left- Daniel and Ethel Landis standing outside; Center- Daniel Landis and 2 unidentified males outside in a cemetary; Right- group with Daniel and Ethel Landis in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia, undated

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Page 39: Left- Daniel Landis standing outside; Center- unidentified female standing outside in front of a car; Right- group with Daniel and Ethel Landis in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia., undated

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Page 41: Left- unidentified toddler standing in front of a car; Center- unidentified female leaning on a headstone in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia, headstone reads Wise; Center- unidentified couple standing outside, undated

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Page 41b: Left- unidentified male standing outside; Center- Ethel Landis standing outside; Right- unidentified male standing in front of the Harzard Ice and Storage building., undated

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Page 43: Left- 2 unidentified females and Ethel Landis, sitting down on the ground outside; Center- Ethel Landis standing on a headstone in a cemetary; Right- Daniel Landis and unidentified female standing outside, undated

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Page 45: 3 photographs of Daniel and Ethel Landis standing outside, photo on the right is in front of the Newton Giant Incubators Corporation in Harrisonburg, Virginia., undated

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Page 47: Left- unidentified man and toddler standing outside in front of the truck, goes with photo on page 41; Center- unidentified group of females standing on front of the Wise Brothers Shirt Manufacturers in Baltimore, Maryland; Right- group with Daniel and Ethel Landis sitting in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia., undated

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Page 49: Left- Ethel Landis standing on the stairs in front of a building; Center- 2 unidentified women with a little girl standing outside; Right- unidentified group of women with two small children, undated

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Page 51: Left- Daniel Landis standing outside in front of a large rock formation; Center- Ethel Landis and unidentified female; Right- two unidentified children in the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia, undated

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Page 53: Left- large machinary; Center- Hazard Ice and Storage Company; Right- Daniel Landis standing on a train, undated

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Page 55: Top Left and Right- group of unidentified men and Daniel Landis in front of a brick building with Office door; Bottom Left and Right- machinary, undated

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Page 57: Left- Daniel Landis and unidentified male standing outside; Center- Ethel Landis standing outside in the snow; Right- Ethel Landis and small child, most likely son Dick, standing outside in the snow with a snowman, undated

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Page 59: Left- Daniel and Ethel Landis outside with bottles in hand; Center- unidentified man and baby outside on a blanket, similar images on page 59; Right- Daniel Landis and unidentified male outside with bottles in hand, undated

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Page 59b: Top Left- factory; Bottom Left- unidentified house; Right- unidentified male, undated

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Page 61: Left- unidentified male toddler; Top Center- Ethel Landis in front of a building; Bottom Center- Ethel Landis with unidentified male and toddler; Right- Daniel Landis as a young man, same image appears on page 3., undated

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Page 63: Top Row- unidentified female standing outside; two unidentified females standing outside with finger in mouths; unidentified group; Ethel Landis sitting on a fence, same photo is on the bottom row. Bottom Row- Ethel Landis and woman called Mary; Ethel Landis and man called Bernard; Ethel Landis at a fence post, same photo on top row; 3 unidentified males with unreadable names scribble on top, undated

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Page 65: Top Left- Ethel Landis in front of the Polarine Motor Oil Company; Bottom Left- unidentified group in front of the Newton Giant Incubators Corporation in Harrisonburg, Virginia; Top Right- undentified male in western gear, sitting outside with a dog; Bottom Right- unidentified male, same man in image on the same page, wearing western gear and sitting on a horse, undated

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Page 67: Left- Daniel and Ethel Landis standing outside; Center- unidentified female standing at a fence; Right- unidentified female sitting on a headstone, undated

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Page 69: Left- unidentified man and baby sitting on a blanket outside, similar image on page 59; Center- unidentified man and woman with baby on a blanket, similar to image to the left and on page 59; Right- unidentified man and woman standing outside with arms around each other, undated

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Page 71: Top Left and Right- unidentified man and woman sitting on their front lawn with a baby; Bottom Left and Right- unidentified woman sitting on a porch railing with a baby, same woman and baby with another woman and baby on porch rail, undated

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Page 73: Top Left- unidentified babies on a blanket in a front lawn of the same from page 71; Top Right- same unidentified couple with baby in the front lawn from page 71; Bottom Left- unidentified group standing on a bridge; Bottom Right- unidentified group standing by a train car, one man has climbed up the side, undated

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Page 75: Left- Daniel Landis and unidentified male standing outside; Center- unidentified toddler standing on steps of a house; Right- unidentified couple with child standing on a chair, undated

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Page 77: Left- Daniel Landis standing outside; Center- Ethel Landis sitting in a chair outside, seductively undoing her robe; Right- Daniel Landis standing outside, undated

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Page 79: Top Left- unidentified young males standing on a sidewalk; Top Right- unidentified couple sitting in a windowsill; Bottom Left- Ethel Landis standing in front of a large rock formation; Bottom Right- group with Ethel Landis at the Woodbine Cemetary in Harrisonburg, Virginia, undated

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