World power conferees visit Roosevelt, Washington, D.C., September 11. A group of delegates of the World Power Conference photographed outside the White House after they had paid a visit to President Roosevelt. From the left: F. L. Carlisle, Chairman of the Board of Consolidated Edison Co., of N.Y.; Morris L. Cooke, chief of the R.E.A.; W.F. Durand, Acting Chairman of the Conferences; Sir Harold Hartley, Chairman of the British Delegation; and in back; C.E. Stephens, Vice-President of the Westinghouse Co
Title from unverified caption data on negative or negative sleeve.
Harris and Ewing photo.
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.)