Steese, James Gordon

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James Gordon Steese Photos - A Trip through Peru
1911

These images are from a pair of published souvenir photo albums documenting Lima and Central Peru, where Steese appears to have travelled in 1911. The albums, whose titles are listed below, were produced for Edward Muecke of Lima, with photographs taken by C.L. Chester of New York City:

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Location: MC 2002.4, B11, F2

Subject: Travel and Tourism

Format: Photographs

Time Period: 1900-1919

James Gordon Steese Photos - Alaska
1920s

These images are from a collection of photograph albums compiled by James Gordon Steese, an officer in the Army Corps of Engineers. Steese assembled these albums using photographs he collected while serving as president of the Alaska Road Commission during the construction of the Alaska Highway...

Location: MC 2002.4, B6

Subject: Business and Industry, Military Affairs and Conflict

Format: Photographs

Time Period: 1920-1939

Passport, 1925 (Box 3, folder 13)
1882-1958

James Gordon Steese (1882-1958) was a member of the Dickinson College class of 1902. Among his many activities, Steese served as president of the Board of Road Commissioners for Alaska; the Steese Highway in Alaska is named for him. He later was involved with the development of railroads in both...

Collection Inventory: mc2002.04.pdf

James Gordon Steese Photos - Panama
1907-1912

These images are from a collection of photograph albums compiled by James Gordon Steese, an officer in the Army Corps of Engineers. Steese assembled these albums using photographs he collected while stationed in Panama working on the Isthmian Railroad and the Panama Canal Project between 1907...

Location: MC 2002.4, B8, F2

Subject: Business and Industry, Military Affairs and Conflict, Travel and Tourism

Format: Photographs

Time Period: 1900-1919

James Gordon Steese Photos - Rebuilding Europe after World War I
1919

These images are from a collection of photograph albums compiled by James Gordon Steese, an officer in the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers. Steese assembled these albums using photographs he collected on a trip to Europe in 1919 following World War One. Steese served as Assistant Chief of...

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