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Series D: Rapid Transit Construction Photographs and Negatives, 1920-1928


Scope and Contents

Photographs and negatives document both the Rapid Transit and Central Parkway Projects. Subjects include not only views of construction, but also exterior and interior views of houses damaged during construction. These views provide examples of houses and lifestyle for restoration and study purposes.


  • Creation: 1920-1928


Language of Materials

From the Collection:

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.


.5 Linear Feet


Photographs and negatives are listed in alphabetical order within the box and chronologically within each folder.

Processing Information

4.0 linear feet removed from collection due to disposal requirements below:

Cellulose nitrate film negatives removed for disposal. Scans available in Digital Collections repository.

Cellulose acetate film negatives showing excessive deterioration were removed for disposal. Acetate negatives showing little or no deterioration were retained. Scans available in Digital Collections repository.

Printed photographs with no date or dated 1939 and later were not scanned during the digitization project. Duplicate photograph(s) contained in the folders were not scanned during digitization project.

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

8th Floor Blegen Library
2602 University Circle
P.O. Box 210113
Cincinnati Ohio 45221-0113