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Claude Matlack Photograph Collection - 1896-1943

  • HMA0362
  • Collection
  • 1896-1943 (predominant: 1918-1942)

The bulk of the collection are 5x7 photographic prints. Views are of places, building exteriors, events and people in Miami, Miami Beach, and South Florida. Examples of topics include: clearing mangroves on Miami Beach and construction of the Overseas Highway; Seminole and Miccosukee Indians, mainly at Musa Isle and along the Tamiami Trail; present-day Everglades National Park, Tamiami Trail and environs, present-day Big Cypress National Preserve, and Ft. Jefferson (Dry Tortugas).

Corresponding negatives exist for most of the photographic prints. 5x7 inch negatives include original safety negatives and direct duplicate negatives made from nitrate-based negatives. 4x5 negaives include original safety negatives, direct duplicate negatives made from nitrate-based negatives, and copy negatives made from the 5x7 prints.

Matlack kept several logs, which record number, date photographed, and, for about half the entries, brief subject. The photographer's logs are in several original, post-bound binders.

Matlack, Claude Carson, 1878-1944

Miami Herald Collection - circa 1896-2003

  • HMA0016
  • Collection
  • circa 1896-2003 (predominant: 1965-2003)

Photographs mainly of Miami-Dade County people, places and events. The vast majority of the images are negatives without corresponding photographic prints or digital images. The photographs were shot or collected by Miami Herald journalists and photojournalists.

Hoit, Richard B., 1887-1973