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Manuscript Group 376
IRENE BRESSLER PHOTOGRAPHS
[ca. 1860-1905]
133 items



Irene Bressler (1891-1969) was an employee of the State Library of Pennsylvania and lifelong resident of Harrisburg. The collection includes photographic prints collected by Bressler. The bulk of the images are cabinet card portraits of unidentified individuals and families in Harrisburg, Ashland, Shamokin, Girardville, Pottsville, Wilkes-Barre, and other anthracite coal region towns. Other items relate to a Frank Durbin, lawyer from Lykens; Northern Arapahoe chiefs at the Carlisle Indian School; the Pennsylvania State Library and Museum; views of Western Indian tribes including Apache, Commanche, Sioux, Crow, Shawnee, and Umetilla; Western scenic views such as "Old Faithful" Geyser, the town of Guthrie, Oklahoma; Texado Park in Boulder, Colorado, and other miscellaneous images.




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