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Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection


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This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 13,833p
Description: State Police Captain Ingram and Officer James raid an alcohol still in Sussex County.
Date: 1920s-1930s
Photographer: Waller Studio
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 63, Folder 9

 
This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 13700p
Description: Two State Policemen and woman with trailer and car load of baby chicks.
Date: 1937
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 59, Folder 18

 
This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 10,761pn
Description: Changing a tire on an early automobile
Date: Ca. 1915
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 69, Folder 5

 
This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 10,523p
Description: Rabbit hunters
Date: Ca. 1900-1920s
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 67, Folder 4

 
This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 10244p
Description: Rubber scrap drive during World War II
Date: July 1942
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 66, Folder 3

 
This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 9994pn
Description: Harvey Mitchell and grandfather. One room house with shingles from the Burnt Swamp.
Date: Ca. 1890
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 63, Folder 12

 
This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 9649p
Description: Pre-school health exam by a State Board of Health staff doctor and nurse. The child was given a diphtheria immunization and a smallpox vaccination. There were 40,128 immunizations against typhoid, smallpox and diphtheria given by board staff in 1942 as preventative measures against epidemics of these diseases in wartime.
Date: Ca. 1943
Photographer: Sanborn Studio
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 63, Folder 8

 
This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 9640p
Description: Senator and Mrs. J. Allen Frear cut the official ribbon at National Airport, Washington, DC, to inaugurate all American Airways’ new passenger, mail, and cargo air service from Washington to Philadelphia via intermediate cities on the Delmarva Peninsula including Georgetown. Robert M. Love, president of All American, looks on.
Date: April 25, 1949
Photographer: Del Ankers
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 63, Folder 4

 
This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 9282pn
Description: Women assemble holly wreaths.
Date: September 18, 1957
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 61, Folder 7

 
This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 8910p
Description: Harvesting soybeans. Notice the goggles on the tractor driver.
Date: Ca. 1920s
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 60, Folder 1

 
This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 8882pn
Description: Tattooed farmer feeds a large flock of chickens outdoors.
Date: 1920s-1930s
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 59, Folder 15

 
This picture is described in the text below.
Photograph Number: 8806pn
Description: Truckers hauling apples from a Sussex County orchard.
Date: 1926
Photographer: Waller Studio
Collection: RG 9015-003-001
Collection Name: Harold W. T. Purnell Photograph Collection
Location: Box 59, Folder 6