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Rosalie Allen papers

 Collection
Identifier: LaRC-1004

Scope and Contents

Rosalie Allen worked for the Army Signal Corps Photographic Laboratory before and during World War II. A large section of the collection is devoted to photographs with typed captions, many of them public relations images produced by the United States Army during World War II. There are also pamphlets, bulletins, correspondence, and theater programs in the collection. Allen corresponded with the wife of Winfield Scott Clime, who filmed the Wright Brothers' flights and later donated the film to the National Archives.

Dates

  • 1906-1958

Creator

OFFSITE LOCATION

The collection is stored offsite. Researchers must contact specialcollections@tulane.edu at least two business days (48 business hours) in advance for access to these materials.

Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. No known restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Physical rights are retained by the Louisiana Research Collection. Copyright is retained in accordance with U.S. copyright laws.

Biographical / Historical

Rosalie Allen worked for the Army Signal Corps Photographic Laboratory before and during World War II. In 1943 she was an administrative assistant for the supply section. One member of her family, a "Mrs. Allen" (Florence Elmore Bowles), lived in Ascension Parish, Louisiana during the early 1900s. A Mr. B.D. Allen of Donaldsonville, Louisiana, was an air raid warden during World War II.

Extent

4 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

English

Arrangement Note

The collection is arranged alphabetically by topic. The collection consists of five boxes. It is four linear feet.

Processing Information

Collection processed in 2011 by LAC Group.
Title
Rosalie Allen papers
Author
LAC Group
Date
08/02/2012
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
eng

Repository Details

Part of the Tulane University Special Collections Repository

Contact:
Jones Hall Room 202
6801 Freret Street
New Orleans 70118 US