Lukens Steel Company photographs

About this collection

Lukens Steel Company was a medium-sized producer of specialty steel products and one of the top three producers of steel plate in the United States. Lukens Steel Company is noted for being the first industrial company in the United States led by a woman, Rebecca Lukens (1794-1854). The online collection includes woodcuts showing the early history of the mill, interior and exterior views of factory buildings, various depictions of machinery, employees both at work and leisure, floods in 1955 and 1973, and twentieth-century aerial views of the Coatesville plant. Other items depict the owning families, company anniversary celebrations, and philanthropic activities supported by Charles Lukens Huston. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the catalog record. Image: Multiple flame cutting. Click to view.

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Robert Mendenhall Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Rebecca Lukens
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles Lukens
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Rebecca Webb (Pennock) Lukens
From a portrait painted about 1820, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Lukens
From a portrait painted about 1820, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Lukens
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Silhouettes of M. W. Pennock and Jessie Coates
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Isabella Huston and younger son, Charles L. Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles Penrose
Written on verso: 'taken about the time he entered into partnership with Dr. Chas. Huston. He served as captain of a company organized towards the end of the Civil War.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Group in Savannah, Ga.
Written on verso: 'Mr. James Stewart of Sav'h. Mr. and Mrs. Charles Huston. Mrs. Huston holding Stewart Huston. Miss [?] Reid.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Abram Gibbons
Written on verso: 'Senior Partner, [illegible] Iron Works (later Lukens Ironworks) 1854-1856', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Abram Gibbons
Written on verso: 'taken shortly after his retirement from A. Gibbons Jr. & Co.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles L. Huston, son of Dr. Charles Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles L. Huston, Coatesville Pa.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles L. Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles L. Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles Lukens Huston Sr.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Huston
Written on verso: 'Senior Partner, Lukens Iron Wks 1856-1890. President, Lukens Iron & Steel Co. 1890-1897.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Dr. Charles Huston
Written on verso: 'Father of the Present Management Whose Patience and Far-Sighted Wisdom here Instrumental in the Present Prosperity and [illegible] of the Company.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Abram Francis Huston
Written on verso: 'Pres., Lukens Iron & Steel Co. 1897-1917. Pres., Lukens Steel Co. 1917-1925.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Abram Francis Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ruth Huston
Sister of Stewart Huston, [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Stewart, May, and Ruth Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Possibly Stewart Huston
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
James D. Law
Written on verso: 'To Charles L. Huston, Esq. From James D. Law, Jany 12, 1923', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Daguerreotype of unidentified woman with veiling head-dress
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Daguerreotype of unidentified woman
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Daguerreotype of unidentified man
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Tintype of Unidentified People
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Miscellaneous objects arranged on table
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
George Carter Needham
Written on verso: 'Born of the flesh-1844, Born of the Spirit-1862, The body fell asleep-1902, The spirit went home-1902. To be reunited, A glorified man, When Christ who is our Life Shall Appear.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Unidentified woman
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Unidentified woman
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles L. Huston as a child
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Huston family driving through the California Redwood Forest
Written on verso: 'Mr. and Mrs. Charles Huston and friends, [sons] Stewart Huston and Charles Huston Jr.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ambrotype of unidentified woman
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Ambrotype of young child
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Brandywine House, residence of Rebecca Lukens
Written on verso: 'so it appeared during R. W. Lukens lifetime. The lower end of the 'mansion' was built, it is believed, in the first quarter of the 18th Century by the Flemings. In 1757 the property passed to the Coates family who added the upper end. Mrs. Lukens greatly improved the building and added the long verandah while carrying out extensive planting. She designed a formal boxwood garden and a fish pond on ground to the south of the house now [illegible] by the east-side roll yard and machine shops. The farm buildings and a carriage house stood to the west. It is said that during the Coates occupation Washington was entertained here. The building is now used by the Lukens Employees Corporation [illegible].', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Brandywine House, residence of Rebecca Lukens
Written on front: 'Home of Rebecca Lukens, famed nineteenth century woman Ironmaster, it stands amid the twentieth century facilities of Lukens Steel Company, oldest steelmaker in America.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Brandywine House, residence of Rebecca Lukens
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Residence of Charles L. Huston, Coatesville, Pa.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Residence of Charles L. Huston, Coatesville, Pa.
Charles L. Huston at the time was Vice President and Works Manager Lukens Steel Co., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Home of Charles L. Huston
Charles L. Huston at the time was Vice President and Works Manager Lukens Steel Co., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Huston Residences
Written on verso: 'Photograph showing two of the Huston houses on First Avenue Coatesville Pa. The house to the left of the picture is the old home of Dr. Charles Huston father of Messrs A. F. and C. L. Huston and the first President of Lukens Iron and Steel Co. The white stone house to the right of the picture is the home of Mr. Charles L. Huston 1st Vice President and Works Manager Lukens Steel Co. This photograph was taken from the house of Mr. A. F. Huston. In the background of this picture are shown portions of the Open Hearth Plant and of the 84' and 112' Plate Mill buildings.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A. F. Huston Residence, Coatesville, PA.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Residence of Mr. A. F. Huston
Written on verso: 'President of Lukens Steel Co. situated on 1st Avenue opposite residence of Mr. C. L. Huston and Lukens Steel Co. Office. Taken from the residence of Charles L. Huston so that pictures of the two residences will show their relative location to each other to the works and to the town.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Residence of A. F. Huston
Written on verso: 'President Lukens Steel Company, taken from the office of the Lukens Steel Co. to show their relative positions and their proximity to the works.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Residence of A. F. Huston, Coatesville, Pa.
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Unidentified residence
Written on verso: 'Country Homes. F. Heath Coggins-Art Editor, Munsey Bldg.-Baltimore, Md.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Woman Worshipping at Wayside Shrine
Written on folder '1930 photos of Szechwan, China sent to Huston from W. Carlew Chapman, Missionary with the Christian & Missionary Alliance.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Women washing clothing at a well
Written on folder: '1930 photos of Szechwan, China sent to Huston from W. Carlew Chapman, Missionary with the Christian & Missionary Alliance.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Irrigation Wheel
Written on verso: 'bamboo trough at the top leading water to the field.' Written on folder: '1930 photos of Szechwan, China sent to Huston from W. Calew Chapman, Missionary with the Christian & Missionary Alliance.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Siu-shan City Showing a Gate Tower
Written on folder: '1930 photos of Szechwan, China sent to Huston from W. Calew Chapman, Missionary with the Christian & Missionary Alliance.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Covered Bridge over Shi-shan River near the North Gate
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Liland Wang and Family
Written on verso: '1st Floor No. 4 Beautiful Terrace, Bonham Road, Hong Kong, S. China', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Missionary in China, 1924
[Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Charles Ernest Scott
Written on verso: 'Best Xmas Greetings to Mr. And Mrs. C. L. Huston from their friend, Charles Ernest Scott, 25 Dec '28', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Scott Family
Written on verso: 'C. E. Scott, Mrs. Scott, Betty (Elisabeth Alden), Honey (Helen Prentiss), Bunny (Beatrice Elinor), Laddie (Francis Heywood), Kewpie (Kenneth Munroe)', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Scott Family, August, 1922
Written on verso: 'C. E. Scott, Mrs. S, Elisabeth 'Betty,' Helen, Eleanor 'Bunny,' Francis 'Laddie,' Kenneth 'Kewpie'', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
The Blackstone Bible School, Wuchang
Written on verso: 'Students and Faculty - 1935', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lake in Africa
Written on verso: 'A beautiful lake 100 mi from here where we take our vacations (only we didn't get ours this last year, a set of missionaries being sick). It is a lovely spot. The young lady 'in the air' is my daughter Winifred!' Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-24, sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A preaching point
Written on verso: 'A preaching point where I had meetings for some months [illegible] built a church shed (On [illegible] of the Meth. Mission) & the Medical Ford.' Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-24, sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Leper women
Written on verso: 'Treated cases at sides (1 yr), New cases in middle. Not only physically but spiritually they get new.' Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-24, sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Leper men
Written on verso: 'Treated Cases at sides (1 yr), New Cases center. Both these treated cases were also terrible. (X) is now a baptized Christian.' Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-24, sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sleeping sickness
Written on verso: 'Abandoned case of Sleeping Sickness - fatal.' Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-24 sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Balube woman in mourning
Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-24, sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
African sleeping sickness
Written on verso: 'they go to sleep in the most peculiar positions.' Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-24, sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Sleeping sickness
Written on verso: '2 terrible cases - also Sleep Sickness.' Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-24, sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Getting a free ride
Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-24, sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Lepers
Written on verso: 'waiting under the 'leper tree' to get into the camp. Some waited for weeks - they almost starved & no place for them.' Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-24, sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Suivylo [?] market
Written on verso: 'No HCL here!' Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-24, sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
A Hippo Killed by Mr. King
Written on verso: '& a delicacy to the natives.' Written on folder: 'Photos from Africa, 1923-1924, sent by missionary Dr. E. R. Kellersberger to Charles L. Huston.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Marta Yavshanlian of Marash
Written on verso: 'May Huston Memorial child. You have other photo.' Detail: 'Original May Huston Memorial orphan. MARTA YAVSHANLIAN was taken into the orphanage as a very little girl when she was called 'Wee Marta' in 1908 and she is now 14 years old and is somewhat deformed, as she cannot use her right arm. She has no friends and Miss Salmond hopes to educate her so she might sometime teach. Lately Mustapha Kemal Pasha has allowed the Marash orphans to go to Beirut, where they are in the care of Miss Freason. The letter enclosed will show the present need.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Misak Sarian
Written on verso: 'Of Aintab, now in Beirut. IV' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Nessim Meldonian XVII
Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Yester Boyajian of Marash
Detail: 'YESTER BOYAJIAN, whose name means Esther, daughter of the dyer, was a Marash orphan under Miss Salmond. When Miss Salmond broke her hip and was obliged to go to England, her orphans were heart broken, not because she was leaving them, but also because the French leaving Cilicia, exposed the Armenians. Recently Mustapha Kemal Pasha allowed the orphans to go to Beirut. As Yester is only 13 years old and has no one left in the world, Miss Freason, in whose care she now is sent us her picture and asks aid.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Marash girls
Written on verso: '84 Takohee Sarjouian, aged 8 LVI. 73 Lootfia Maledonian, aged 9 LII. No parents, bright girls.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & Indian Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Yeghesapet Gedikian of Marash
Written on verso: 'Age 12 in 1922. No parents. No village. All destroyed. CXVI. May Huston Memorial child.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Marash girls
Written on verso: '38 Maritza Choongooryan, aged 9, CXVII. 27 Gulzar Boghosian, aged 11 XXVII. Bright and hopeful, need friends.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Marash girls
Written on verso: '99 Shmoreek Shanlian XVII. 12 Lootfia Keshishyan CVII. These little girls left alone were taken into Miss Salmond's orphanage. Lootfia may have a mother in the U. S. but it is not sure. She was taken in as a May Huston Memorial Child.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Marash girls
Written on verso: '7 Anna Roobyan CIV. 10 Takohee Kushbuloodyan XCVII.' Detail: 'TAKOHEE KUSHBOOLOODIAN is a little girl who was nine years old in 1922. She has lost her parents in the recent troubles, but was rescued by Miss Salmond and taken into the Marash orphanage. Her first name means 'Queen.' When Miss Salmond broke her hip and was obliged to go to England, Mustapha Kemal Pasha allowed some of the Marash orphans to go to Shemlan in the Lebanon near Beirut, where they can be in the care of Miss M. C. Frearson, formerly of Aintab. Her picture in on page thirty-five of the September 1921 HELPING HAND. Takohee needs aid at once.' 'ANNA ROOBYAN is a little girl who was seven years old in 1922. She has no parents, but since the exile has found one sister. Her parents were killed, and Miss Salmond took her into the Marash orphanage. When Miss Salmond broke her hip and was obliged to go to England, Mustapha Kemal Pasha allowed some of the Marash orphans to go to Shemlan in the Lebanon near Beirut, where they can be in the care of Miss M. C. Frearson, formerly of Aintab. Her picture in on page thirty-five of the September 1921 HELPING HAND. Anna needs aid at once.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Meroom Semerdjian
Written on verso: 'of Aintab now in Beirut.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Christdonia Boyajian
Written on verso: 'XVI. Aintab girl now in Beirut. Be sure & read story.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Matilda Libarian
Written on verso: 'Aintab girl in Beirut. LXXII.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Marian Chopour
Written on verso: 'of Aintab now in Beirut. LXIII.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Beatrice Koyoouijian
Written in letter: 'No 112. Beatrice Koyoouijian. Prot. 14 yrs. Aintab. Lost her parents and sisters during exile. Has two little brothers in orphanage. Only one eye. [illegible] necessary for one year only. age. only 14. Shows what she has been throu. CX.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
James Ghazarian of Ehnesh
Written on verso: 'Aintab boy now in Beirut.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Vartanoosh Ghaghamasian of Gurun
Written on verso: 'now in Beirut. XV #83.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Manoug Papazian
Written on verso: 'Aintab Boy V. All but one little brother gone.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Tressy Fassoyan
Written on verso: 'Support for [illegible] only. Lost all her people. Aintab. CVIII. Rescued from Turks.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Levon Vassoyan
Written on verso: 'of Aintab now in Beirut.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Meroom Semerdjian
Written in letter: 'No 153. Meroom Semerdjian. Aintab. 7 yrs. Parents and a brother died in Aintab from starvation. She has an older sister here in the orphanage. LXXIII.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Zab el Manoukian
Written on verso: 'Story sent you before but repeat it. One of the nicest little Kindergarten children in Konia. Father beaten to death by Turks Mother starved to death. She and her sister [illegible].' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Pailik and Yevnike Tokatlian
Written on verso: 'Konia children in c/o Miss Irene Gaylord. 9 & 12 yrs old from Adabagar. Father died before the war. The mother, brother and these girls were deported. Brother & mother died by the roadside and these girls were held by the Kurds till the British sent them to Konia.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Marvine Manoukian of Konia
Written on verso: 'Konia c/o Miss Irene Gaylord. Marvine wishes to become a seamstress. See sad story. Sister of Label [?].' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Konia children
Written on verso: '3 Antranig Aivazian. 57 Aram Ghorghorian. Konia.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Arshalouis Atamian
Written on verso: 'of Brusa XIX.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Yevpime Roumeyan
Written on verso: '2. Yevpime Roumeyan of Brusa.' Written on folder: 'In correspondence between Emily C. Wheeler of the National Armenia & India Relief Association.', [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Lukens Steel Company photographs (Accession 1972.360), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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