See season's opener. Washington, D.C., April 18. Precedence and politics were off their mind today as the nation's lawmakers, government officials, and diplomats attended today's opening game of the 1938 baseball season between the Washington Senators and the Philadelphia Athletics. Here we see, left to right: J.J. Pelley, President of the Association of American Railroads; Japanese Ambassador Saito, Senator Frederick Hale, of Maine; and William Julian, U.S. Treasurer, 41838
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.)