Central American envoys attend Pan American Committee conference here today. Washington, D.C., Nov. 15. Dr. Don Francisco Castillo Najera, Ambassador from Mexico, Miguel Lopez Pumarejo, Ambassador from Columbia, and Dr. Don Diogenes Escalante, Ambassador from Venezuela photographed today at the first meeting of the Inter-American Economic and Financial Advisory Committee at which Undersecretary of State Sumner Welles was unanimously elected permanent chairman
Title from unverified caption data received with the Harris & Ewing Collection.
Gift; Harris & Ewing, Inc. 1955.
General information about the Harris & Ewing Collection is available at http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.hec
Temp. note: Batch five.
The Harris & Ewing, Inc. Collection of photographic negatives includes glass and film negatives taken by Harris & Ewing, Inc., which provide excellent coverage of Washington people, events, and architecture, during the period 1905-1945. Harris & Ewing, Inc., gave its collection of negatives to the Library in 1955. The Library retained about 50,000 news photographs and 20,000 studio portraits of notable people. Approximately 28,000 negatives have been processed and are available online. (About 42,000 negatives still need to be indexed.)