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Arch Ellis, Photographer, Nitrate Negatives of 4-H Camps and Other Subjects

 Collection
Collection Number: A&M.3846

Overview

Nitrate negatives of photographs taken by Arch Ellis of Weston, West Virginia, mainly regarding 4-H Camps held at Jackson's Mill. The main subject of the photographs is campers at the various 4-H Camps (Boys, Girls, Farm Women's, and Volunteer) participating in camp activities. These activities include musical performances by campers; metalworking, weaving, hat making, and other arts and crafts activities; swimming, archery and other sports; and dancing, among other activities. Other subjects include camps in other locations, county fairs, a livestock auction, "Mine Safety Day", and portraits, among others. Contains 62 negatives and 2 prints.

Dates

  • 1926-1941, undated

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Conditions Governing Access

Special access restriction applies.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission to publish or reproduce is required from the copyright holder. For more information, please contact the West Virginia and Regional History Center.

Extent

1.1 Linear Feet (Summary: 1 ft. 1/2 in. (1 document case, 2 1/2 in.); (2 documents cases, 5 in. each))

Physical Location

West Virginia and Regional History Center / West Virginia University / 1549 University Avenue / P.O. Box 6069 / Morgantown, WV 26506-6069 / Phone: 304-293-3536 / Fax: 304-293-3981 / URL: https://wvrhc.lib.wvu.edu/

Creator

Title
Arch Ellis, Photographer, Nitrate Negatives of 4-H Camps and Other Subjects, 1926-1941, undated
Author
Staff of the West Virginia & Regional History Center
Date
2012/05/17
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the West Virginia and Regional History Center Repository

Contact:
1549 University Ave.
P.O. Box 6069
Morgantown WV 26506-6069 US
304-293-3536