G.A.R. Commander-in-chief Ruhe and Staff, Washington, D.C. Sept. 24. Photo shows, left to right James W. Willett of Tama, La. Judge advocate general; Oley Nelson of Slater, Ia. retired commander-in-chief C.H. Wm. Ruhe of Wilkinsburg, Pa.; Thomas Ambrose of Chicago, Ill., Junior Vice Commander; John M. Kline of Wash. D.C.; George H. Pounder of Ft. Atkinson, Wis. Chief of Staff; and Robert M. Rownd of Ripley, N.Y. Inspector General
Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve.
Date (year) based on date of negatives in same range.
Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955.
General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec
Temp. note: Batch seven.
The Harris & Ewing, Inc. Collection of photographic negatives includes glass and film negatives taken by Harris & Ewing, Inc., which provide excellent coverage of Washington people, events, and architecture, during the period 1905-1945. Harris & Ewing, Inc., gave its collection of negatives to the Library in 1955. The Library retained about 50,000 news photographs and 20,000 studio portraits of notable people. Approximately 28,000 negatives have been processed and are available online. (About 42,000 negatives still need to be indexed.)