Louis Bow Photograph Collection - 1907-1936

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Louis Bow Photograph Collection - 1907-1936


  • 1907-1936 (Creation)


2,235 photographic prints, 1 album (79 photographic prints), 1 album (29 postcards).
1 box

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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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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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The collection is open for research.

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Accession: 2000-383, 2000-384, 2000-385, 2000-386

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