Name and location of repository
Level of description
Louis Bow Photograph Collection - 1907-1936
- 1907-1936 (Creation)
2,235 photographic prints, 1 album (79 photographic prints), 1 album (29 postcards).
Name of creator
Louis Bow was employed on the construction of the Overseas Highway, his father, Richard Lawrence Bow, worked on the Key West Extension of the FEC.
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Scope and content
Views of the FEC Key West Extension construction and dismantling, Long Key Fishing Camp, Bahia Honda Bridge, Henry Flagler on first train into Key West, 1909 Key West hurricane and the construction of the Overseas Highway. One group shows some Miami Beach schools being constructed under the aegis of the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works, a New Deal Program. The postcards are Miami area views, and includes images of the Royal Palm Hotel and the Fair building.
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Conditions of access and use elements
Conditions governing access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Existence and location of copies
Related archival materials
Accession: 2000-383, 2000-384, 2000-385, 2000-386
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Name access points
- Bahia Honda Bridge (Florida Keys, Fla.) (Subject)
- Bahia Honda Bridge (Florida Keys, Fla.) -- Photographs (Subject)
- Fair Building (Miami, Fla.) (Subject)
- Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works (Subject)
- Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works -- Photographs (Subject)
- Florida East Coast Railway (Subject)
- Florida East Coast Railway -- Photographs (Subject)
- Overseas Highway (Florida Keys, Fla.) (Subject)
- Bow, Lewis (Subject)
- Flagler, Henry Morrison, 1830-1913 (Subject)