Finding aid for the Louis Van Oeyen Collection


Title:
previous hit Louis Van Oeyen next hit Collection
Repository:
Ohio Historical Society
Phone: 614-297-2510
http://www.ohiomemory.org/cdm4/index_aids.php?CISOROOT=/aids
Creator:
Louis Van Oeyen next hit
Dates:
1902-1921
Quantity:
1 cubic feet
Abstract:
The collection is comprised of 124 glass plate negatives created by photo journalist previous hit Louis Van Oeyen next hit. Subjects found in the collection include Cleveland, Ohio buildings; automobiles and automobile racing; and professional baseball. Prominent people pictured in the collection are Ohio politician Theodore E. Burton; brewer Adolph Busch; Ohio Governor Myron T. Herrick; Cleveland Mayor Tom Loftin Johnson; race car driver Barney Oldfield; industrialist John D. Rockefeller; Theodore Roosevelt; and automobile manufacturer Alexander Winton. Glass plate negatives of a letter from General William Tecumseh Sherman to General Ulysses S. Grant and a letter from President Abraham Lincoln to Mrs. Wall were presumably created in the time frame of the rest of the collection, though the original letters were written 1864-1865.
Identification:
AV 19
Location:
Ohio Historical Center
Language:
The records are in English