McCarthy Photo Samples, cont'd.


Below are more sample images from the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection


Historic landmarks and monuments:

96-07-08-alb09-156, Fraunces Tavern in New York City, 1934.  Built as a family home in 1719, this building was converted to use as a tavern in 1762. It served many important functions before, during, and after the Revolutionary War 96-07-08-alb09-214, The Robert E. Lee Memorial in New Orleans, c. 1925.  Dedicated in 1884, the monument commemorated the memory of Confederate General Robert E. Lee, until its removal in 2017 96-07-08-alb09-221, View of the domed U.S. Capitol, housing both the Senate and House of Representatives, c. 1925

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National parks:


96-07-08-alb10-105, Natural rock bridge in Bryce Canyon, Utah, c. 1935 96-07-08-alb10-170, A scene in Glacier National Park, Montana, showing Lake Josephine and McCloud Mountain, c. 1935 96-07-08-alb10-343, A view of snow-covered Half Dome at Yosemite National Park, c. 1932

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Other countries:

96-07-08-alb10-184, William and Grace McCarthy sitting near a fountain on the grounds of the Banff Springs Hotel, Canada, c. 1935 96-07-08-alb10-397, The Palacio de Bellas Artes in Mexico City, Mexico, 1938. Considered the cultural center of Mexico City, it houses the Museum of Architecture, and the National Theater, a performance space for music, dance, and theatre 96-07-08-alb11-117, El Capitolio in Havana served as Cuba's Capitol from its completion in 1929 until after the Cuban Revolution of 1959. This photograph was taken in 1934

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Beaches and resorts:

96-07-08-alb01-150, The Hotel Del Coronado in San Diego County, c. 1915 96-07-08-alb03-105, Bathers at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach, with the Cliff House in the background, c. 1906

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Various states:

96-07-08-alb09-093, Scene along Chicago’s Michigan Avenue, c. 1923 96-07-08-alb09-144, A view of New York City's skyline, as seen from the Brooklyn Bridge, 1934 96-07-08-alb09-232, Carondelet Street, New Orleans, c. 1925

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Copyright and Permission to Use

The California State Archives, a division of the California Secretary of State’s Office, owns the copyright to the William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection. The images and content may be used for personal use, research, or educational purposes. For any use of these materials, please credit the California State Archives, William M. McCarthy Photograph Collection, Identification #96-07-08. Commercial use or distribution of the images or content is not permitted without prior written permission from the California State Archives. Please note that the materials contained in this collection may include copyrighted material (such as postcards) not held by the California State Archives. Additionally, other limitations, such as the right of publicity, may limit use of the materials in this collection.

For more information about the rights related to this collection or to request permission to use the digital images or content, please contact the California State Archives via email or call the Reference Desk at (916) 653-2246.

Disclaimer

The views, opinions, and positions expressed by the creators of the materials presented (William and Grace McCarthy) are theirs alone. As noted in image descriptions, certain photographs are restricted or have been cropped due to sensitive content deemed unsuitable for online distribution.