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E. T. Wightman collection on 1936 Olympics, circa 1936

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Author

Finding aid prepared by Desirae Carron

Title

E. T. Wightman collection on 1936 Olympics

Date

circa 1936

Repository

University of Kentucky Special Collections

Arrangement

Collection is arranged by format.

Conditions Governing Access note

Collection is open to researchers by appointment.

Preferred Citation Note

2010av001: [identification of item], E.T. Wightman collection on 1936 Olympics, circa 1936, University of Kentucky Special Collections.

Extent

0.32 Cubic feet

2 boxes

Abstract

The E. T. Wightman collection on 1936 Olympics (dated circa 1936; 0.32 cubic feet; 2 boxes) includes postcards, photographs, and pamphlets relating to the 1936 Olympics in Germany as well as the World Poultry Congress. The 1936 Olympics were hosted in Berlin, Germany. Adolf Hitler used the games to demonstrate his power and prestige. In the same year, the Poultry Congress was held in Leipzig, Germany.

Biography/History

The 1936 Olympics were hosted in Berlin, Germany. Adolf Hitler used the games to demonstrate his power and prestige. In the same year, the Poultry Congress was held in Leipzig, Germany.

Scope and Content

The E. T. Wightman collection on 1936 Olympics (dated circa 1936; 0.32 cubic feet; 2 boxes) includes postcards, photographs, and pamphlets relating to the 1936 Olympics in Germany as well as the World Poultry Congress. The collection is arranged into two series: photographs and papers. The Photographs series includes photographs of Olympic venues adorned with swastikas and photographs of the World Poultry Congress. Papers series consists of manuscript items relating to both events.

Subjects

  • Germany.
  • Agriculture--History--19th century.
  • Olympics

Collection Inventory

Series I. Photographs, circa 1936
0.09 72 items
Scope and Content Note:

The Photograph series consists of 72 photographs depicting the 1936 Olympics and the World Poultry Congress. The first 33 photographs are related to agriculture and the World Poultry Congress, showing farms, barns, and chicken coops. The rest of the series documents the 1936 Olympics, and includes photographs of the stadiums, pools , and tracks, as well as various places in Germany.

Concrete walls around vegetation, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 1]
Chicken in garden, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 2]
Horse next to road, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 3]
Several chickens in yard, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 4]
Landscape, chicken coop, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 5]
Landscape, chicken coop, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 6]
Landscape, hills and forest, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 7]
Plants over white picket fence, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 8]
Tiled rooves of houses, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 9]
Landscape of hills, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 10]
Barn, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 11]
Greenhouses, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 12]
Building in field, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 13]
Chicken coop, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 14]
Hills and forest, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 15]
One-story house, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 16]
Trees, dirt road, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 17]
Trees, hills, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 18]
Wooden structure in field, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 19]
Man walking into building, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 20]
Woman picking a plant in a garden, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 21]
Trees, cloud in sky overhead, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 22]
Two chickens near wire fence, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 23]
Two chickens near wire fence, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 24]
Crowd outside wooden building, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 25]
Wood and brick buildings in field, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 26]
Rail track next to farm, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 27]
Field with wall in distance, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 28]
Woman walking in a garden outside building, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 29]
Field and wooden fence, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 30]
Group of people standing outside chicken coop, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 31]
Chicken coops, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 32]
Castle and trees, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 33]
Hollywood from the hills, Los Angeles in the distance, California - Postcard, 1937 July 8
[Box: 1, Item: 34]
Reichsgartenschau (Garden Show) postcard, Dresden, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 35]
800 meter dash, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 36]
Frankfurt, City Hall, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 37]
Adolf Hitler Platz, Berlin, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 38]
Christus (Long), 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 39]
Nüremberg Marketplace, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 40]
Lauterbrummen near Interlaken, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 41]
The boss - in the act, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 42]
Heidelberg and Neckar, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 43]
Rhine glacier, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 44]
Early Sunday morning (track at stadium), 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 45]
Rhine glacier, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 46]
Heidelberg Castle, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 47]
Local color, Rhine Glaciel Valley, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 48]
Erding - Mr. Munich, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 49]
Reichssportfeld, postcard, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 50]
Olympic swimming pools, postcard, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 51]
Reichssportfeld, Olympia - Stadion, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 52]
Gesamtansicht Reichssportfeld, postcard, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 53]
Reichssportfeld, postcard, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 54]
Gesamtansicht Reichssportfeld, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 55]
Reichssportfeld, postcard, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 56]
Reichssportfeld, postcard, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 57]
Der Einzug des Herakles, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 58]
Olympiaschanze Garmisch - Partenkirchen (skiing), 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 59]
Three children kneeling next to stream (negative), 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 60]
Man standing next to wagon (negative), 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 61]
House and yard (negative), 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 62]
House and yard (negative), 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 63]
People standing in yard (negative), 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 64]
View of field over fence (negative), 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 65]
Woman standing on bridge in garden (negative), 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 66]
Atelier Helionovum, Maschinenbau, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 67]
Setting up a large tent, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 68]
Covered garden, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 69]
Indoor flower and bird display, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 70]
Displays in a large hall, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 71]
Division of Civil Defense, Military Affairs - Commonwealth of Kentucky - Rescue Service Vehicle, 1936
[Box: 1, Item: 72]
Series II. Papers, circa 1936
0.23 Cubic feet 1 box
Scope and Content Note:

The Papers series includes manuscript material divided into four categories: a tourist's to Westminster Abbey in Britain; papers that relate to the Poultry Congress; empty envelopes; and items concerning the 1936 Olympics. One notable item (box 2, folder 3) is a small advertisement for a hotel that boasts having been the first Jew-free hotel, open for forty years. Another is a menu for the farewell meal for the Olympic athletes (box 2, folder 3).

Westminster Abbey, Official Guide
[Box: 2, Folder: 1]
Agriculture/Poultry
[Box: 2, Folder: 2]
1936 Olympics
[Box: 2, Folder: 3]
Envelopes
[Box: 2, Folder: 4]

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