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Ensminger Brothers Spanish-American War Photographs

 Collection — Container: Photographs
Identifier: E06

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Scope and Contents

Taken by the Ensminger brothers during the Spanish-American War, this photograph collection is made of pictures of landscape, wildlife and vegation encounter by soldiers station in Central Florida as they prepared to go to war.

Dates

  • Other: Dummy Date

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

None.  The contents of this collection may be subject to copyright.  Visit the United States Copyright Office's website at http://www.copyright.gov/ for more information.

Biographical or Historical Information

The Ensminger Brothers, Jefferson and Madison were born in Iowa, in 1845. Sons of photographer, E.M. Ensminger, they would alslo develop a successful a photograhy business in Iowa, before moving to Central Florida in the 1880s, where they continued their business photographing everyday life in Central Florida.http://www.pioneerphotographers.com/files/Iowa/Ensminger.html

Note written by Kirk Mitchell

Extent

0.21 Linear Feet

1 Box other_unmapped

Language of Materials

English

Abstract

A collection of photographs taken by the Ensminger Brothers in Florida while soldiers trained before sailing to Cuba to fight in the Spanish American War. The photographs in this collection were later purchased by Sarah Criggal and her sister, who were visiting Florida from Britain.

Arrangement Note

The physical collection is a single box and is also digitized at http://digital.lib.usf.edu/results/?t=ensminger%20brothers&f=ZZ&o=0

Other Descriptive Information

published

Processing Information

Complete

Title
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Author
Kirk Mitchell
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Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

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