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H. Carl Waite Photograph of Chattanooga, Tenn., Post Office Employees

 Collection
Identifier: MS-2833

This collection contains one framed photograph by H. Carl Waite (front row, right side, hat over left elbow) of post office employees (black and white, men and women) in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The photograph is dated May 19, 1919.

Dates

  • 1919 May 19

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

1.2 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection contains one framed photograph by H. Carl Waite (front row, right side, hat over left elbow) of post office employees in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The photograph is dated May 19, 1919.

Biographical/Historical Note

Herbert Carl Waite was born on October 11, 1887 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to parents Clarence Henry and Nellie Viola. His mother died in 1896. Around 1908, the family moved and was living in Bradley County, Tennessee. In 1910, Waite moved to Chattanooga, Tennnessee. On October 11, 1914, he married Estella Eugenia Shaw, and the couple had two children. He worked for U.S. Postal Service in Chattanooga for many years. His wife died in 1969. Sometime between his wife's death and 1974, he moved to California where he died on June 1, 1974.

Arrangement

Collection contains one framed photograph in one box.

Acquisition Note

Collection purchased in April 2000.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480