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Rieger (J. C.) photograph collection, ca.1900-1963

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Title

Rieger (J. C.) photograph collection

Date

ca.1900-1963

Repository

University of Louisville Special CollectionsLouisville, Kentucky 40292 USA

Conditions Governing Access note

Open to researchers

Preferred Citation Note

[Identification of item], J. C. Rieger photograph collection, ca.1900-1963, Special Collections, University of Louisville, Louisville.

Extent

ca. 50,500 items

Scope and Content

John C. Rieger's portrait studio was a Highlands/Cherokee neighborhood institution in Louisville for sixty years. He designed the studio himself, used only natural light and was the first photographer in Louisville to use the autochrome color process. The collection consists of negatives, prints, thirteen autochromes, account books, and daybooks.

Subjects

  • Photography

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