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New England Press Association Photograph Album

 Digital Record
Identifier: Ms1991_024_NewEnglandPress_Photographs

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Press association organized in the late 1860s from the Boston Press Association. Merged into the Associated Press in 1897. Sixty-four photographs taken on a tour of a group of New England Press Association members to North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia and Maryland. Photographs include scenes of Belle Meade, a horse farm in Tennessee owned by Civil War Confederate General William Hicks Jackson (1835-1903). Also includes scenes of the wreck of an East Tennessee, Virginia and Georgia railroad car at Rock Bridge, Tennessee; Luray Caverns in Virginia; Antietam Civil War battle site; the Tennessee State Capitol; and the East Tennessee and North Carolina Railroad. Original materials were returned to depositor, but images are available online.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
560 Drillfield Drive
Newman Library, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg Virginia 24061 US