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Identifier: P0311

Title: Ted McCrea Collection

Description: The Ted McCrea Collection contains negatives and photographic prints of St. Louis taken by Theodore (Ted) McCrea, a St. Louis commercial photographer active from approximately1946 to 1985 who specialized in aerial photography. McCrea was also associated with Col. E.R. Swanson in the Continental Aerial Survey Company (see the Swanson Collection). The prints are filed alphabetically by subject. The negatives are arranged alphabetically by subject or client Most of the images are aerial. Subjects include: Pruitt-Igoe housing project; Forest Park Highlands area with roller coaster; suburban tract housing; highway interchanges; Alpha Portland factory; Bevo Mill restaurant; bridges; Anheuser-Busch brewery; Chase Park Plaza Hotel; Clayton, Missouri; St. Louis views; Kirkwood, Missouri; Mill Creek Valley; Monsanto factory; Ralston Purina farm; shopping centers; slum interiors; (more).



Dates: 1952 - 1985

Type(s): Photographs, Film Negatives

Maker/Creator: McCrea Photography (St. Louis)



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