In spotlight at Liquor Advertising Conference. Washington, D.C., Oct. 25. Gene Tunney, left, former heavyweight champion and now Chairman of the board, American Distillers Corp, discusses with Wesley A. Sturgis, newly named Executive Director of the Distilled Spirits Institute, the many problems on advertising of alcohol beverages now being held at the Mayflower Hotel here. It is in conjunction with the National Conference of State Liquor Administrators and the Alcohol Beverage Control Association, 102538
Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection.
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 five.
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.)