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Elbert Landfried Photograph Collection
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TitleElbert Landfried Photograph Collection
AbstractThis collection contains 11 black and white mounted display photographs measuring 14" x 16" and housed in one box. The award-winning photographs were taken by Elbert Landfried. They show both artistic merit as well as historical significance. Subjects include Union Station, the West Bottoms, Vaile Mansion, Truman home and Truman Library in Independence, Missouri, a portrait of the artist Thomas Hart Benton, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church and the Liberty Memorial. Collection also contains 17, 35mm, b&w negatives of Watts Mill and the Missouri River area at Sugar Creek, Missouri. Accession #1994-37, gift of Mr. Landfried. Processed: 1994.
NotesIt appears that Mr. Landfried was a member of the Kansas City Camera Club and the Independence Camera Club. The showings and awards are noted on the back of the photos. Each photograph is titled.
PhotographerElbert Landfried
Datecirca 1940s-60s
Local SubjectSaint Francis Xavier Catholic Church
West Bottoms
Sugar Creek, Missouri
Benton, Thomas Hart (Artist)
Liberty Memorial
Harry S. Truman Library and Museum
Vaile Mansion
Union Station
Harry S. Truman Residence
Watts Mill
Item TypeArchival Material
TranscriptionCollection Inventory

#1 - "Train Time" - Interior view of Union Station lobby, circa 1950s
#2 - "Shadow Pattern" - Interior view of Union Station lobby, circa 1950s
#3 - "Paths of Industry" - West Bottoms, street car tracts (8th Street Tunnel), circa 1940s
#4 - "Vaile Mansion" - View of Vaile Mansion, Independence, Mo., n.d.
#5 - "Summer White House" - Harry Truman home in Independence, Mo., n.d.
#6 - "American Shrine" - View of Truman Library and Liberty Bell out front, Independence, Mo., n.d.
#7 - "Truman Library" - Front, distance view of Truman Presidential Library, Independence, Mo., circa 1955-60
#8 - "Thomas Hart Benton" - Portrait view of artist Thomas Hart Benton, circa 1960
#9 - "House of Worship" - View of St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, circa 1950s
#10 - "Lest We Forget" - Liberty Memorial tower at night, circa 1960
#11 - "Still of the Night" - Steps and light, night view, Liberty Memorial?, circa 1950s
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Item ID209550
CONTENTdm number36574
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