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Identifier: P0201

Title: Pierce W. Hangge Collection

Description: Pierce W. Hangge was a photographer and later the chief photographer for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat from 1920 to 1952. The Pierce W. Hangge Collection contains photographs taken by Hangge and other staff photographers for the St. Louis Globe-Democrat newspaper arranged by subject. Most of the photos show events and sites in the St. Louis area and some feature sites in Missouri. Some images are identified and dated and a few have the corresponding newspaper clipping pasted on the reverse. Some photographs from the Hangge Collection were interfiled with general topic collections and are found in areas such as Aviation and the Lindbergh Collection. Subjects include: Ozark views, including a crowded beach; children fishing off a dock; unidentified cavern; an unidentified man displaying hawk carcass; diver in suit ready to be lowered into water; Henry A. Wallace; Margaret Truman; crowd at Lincoln Beach on the Meramec River; sports; football; automobile racing; charity; children fishing; public swimming pools; churches; religious buildings; labor parades; civic parades; military; military parades; Forest Park field house explosion in 1949; disasters; residences; schools; Passover seder dinner; Catholic ceremonies; Soldiers Memorial building; World War II; troops at Jefferson Barracks; men with cameras; sorting packages at a post office; exterior of Polar Wave Ice and Fuel Company; interior of Art Museum; interior of Federal building; Diedrich Funeral Home; Armbruster Funeral Directors; floods; fires; fire damaged buildings; ice storm; oncoming tornado; automobile accidents; students; pupils; teachers; classrooms; highway construction; Bee Tree Park; track meets; protests; munitions factory; Scullin Steel works; St. Louis Mayor Joseph M. Darst; aviator Douglas Corrigan; downtown St. Louis views; construction of St. Louis Globe Democrat FM radio broadcasting station.

Rights: UND


Dates: 1925 - 1952

Type(s): Collection

Maker/Creator: Pierce W. Hangge; Russell Froelich; Lloyd Spainhower

Subjects: Aeronautics


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