Dick Lemen Photograph Collection

Accession Number: SC U:151
Location: RB-M Photo
Dates: 1892-1929
Size: 1 regular Hollinger, 1 oversize legal Hollinger; 0.65 cubic feet
Creator/Collector: Richard W. Lemen
Acquisition info: Donated to SLPL by Mr. Lemen, 1962
Accruals: No accruals expected
Custodial history: After donation to SLPL, the collection was housed in the Art Department before being transferred to RBM in 1990.
Language: English
Processed by: Jean Gosebrink; reprocessed by Melissa Miller, July 2019
Conservation notes: Photographs placed in acid-free folders
Scope and Content: The collection contains photographs of St. Louis scenes as well as some subjects from the surrounding area. Mr. Lemen received copies of these photographs from Dr. William G. Swekosky to enlarge. The actual photographer of these photos is Charles Clement Holt of the St. Louis Streets Department.
Arrangement: Alphabetical by subject
Restrictions: Permission required to reproduce images
Remarks: No remarks

Dick Lemen Photograph Collection
1892-1929
1 regular Hollinger, 1 oversize legal Hollinger; 0.65 cubic feet

Box/Folder Description
1/1 Finding Aid
1/2 2nd & Spruce
1/3 6th St. Scenes; 2 separate images (2)
1/4 7th St. Scenes; 5 separate images (7)
1/5 12th St. Scenes; 5 separate images (5)
1/6 13th St. Scenes; 2 separate images (2)
1/7 18th & Locust
1/8 19th & Franklin
1/9 Approach to MacArthur Bridge
1/10 Art Hill Sledding; 1912
1/11 Automobile on 7th
1/12 Belle of Calhoun; zoomed copy included (2)
1/13 Boyle & Lindell
1/14 Broadway Scenes; 4 separate images (4)
1/15 Central Library
1/16 Chesley Island Scene, Jefferson County
1/17 Children; 4 separate images (4)
1/18 Chouteau’s Bluff
1/19 Compton Ave. Viaduct
1/20 Construction Scenes; 4 separate images (4)
1/21 Delmar Looking West toward Taylor
1/22 Dorris Automobile
1/23 Eads Bridge and Railroad Tracks; zoomed copy included (2)
1/24 Euclid & McPherson
1/25 Ford Automobiles in front of City Hall; 2 separate images (2)
1/26 German Prayer by Von C. Scheuner
1/27 Grand Ave. Theater District
1/28 Harbor Boat; 1902; 4 separate images (4)
1/29 High Water from Eads Bridge; photo by John W. Dunn; 1892
1/30 Horse-Drawn Delivery Wagon
1/31 Icicles on Boatmen’s Bank; 1917
1/32 Jefferson Memorial; 1921-1930; 4 separate images (4)
1/33 Kingshighway & Lindell Entrance to Forest Park Plan
1/34 Light Testing Machine Outside Municipal Buildings
1/35 Locust St. Scenes; 1926; 3 separate images (3)
1/36 Lucas Park; 5 separate images (6)
1/37 Mack Truck; 2 zoomed copies included (3)
1/38 Map Showing St. Louis Levee (2)
1/39 Mill Creek Valley Railroad Yard; 2 separate images (2)
1/40 Missouri Railroad Co. Building
1/41 Mogul Sprinkling Truck
1/42 Municipal Bridge over the Mississippi River
1/43 Olive St. Scenes
1/44 Papin & Vandeventer
1/45 Pharmacy Interior
1/46 Residential Buildings
1/47 River Des Peres Sewer Project; aerial image taken by LS Robbins; 1929; 4 separate images (4)
1/48 Rock Church and The Odeon on Grand Ave.
1/49 Rolla Wells
1/50 St. Louis Art Museum
1/51 Schoenfeld Cut Price Tire Co.
1/52 Shoveling Snow on 13th 
1/53 Shubert-Jefferson Theatre
1/54 Simmons Hardware
1/55 Smokestacks over Industrial Area
1/56 Storefronts; 6 separate images (6)
1/57 Streets and Sewers Automobile outside City Hall
1/58 Train Crossing the Merchants Bridge
1/59 Union Station Clock Tower
1/60 Union Station Clock Tower
1/61 Washington Ave. Scenes; 3 separate images (4)
1/62 Welcome to St. Louis Sign
2/1 3rd St. Scenes (2)
2/2 6th St. Scenes (4)
2/3 7th St. Scenes (3)
2/4 8th St.
2/5 12th St. Scenes (3)
2/6 Automobiles (15)
2/7 Billboard Advertising
2/8 Broadway Scenes (3)
2/9 Chatillon-DeMenil Mansion
2/10 Chestnut St.
2/11 Chouteau Ave. Scenes (3)
2/12 Chouteau’s Bluff
2/13 Construction
2/14 Delmar
2/15 Eads Bridge (2)
2/16 Euclid & McPherson (2)
2/17 Franklin Ave.
2/18 Grand Ave. Scenes
2/19 Horse Yard
2/20 Kingshighway
2/21 Lindell Blvd. Scenes (2)
2/22 Main St.
2/23 Mercantile Library (2)
2/24 Mogul Sprinkling Truck
2/25 Municipal Free Bridge (3)
2/26 Old Courthouse (4)
2/27 Olive St. Scenes (3)
2/28 People (2)
2/29 Railroad Yards (2)
2/30 Residential Buildings (2)
2/31 River Des Peres Sewer Project (2)
2/32 St. Louis Art Museum
2/33 Storefronts (3)
2/34 Washington Ave. Scenes (2)
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