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Tom Mead Photograph (PH-00385)

Abstract

The Tom Mead Photograph consists of a black-and-white photographic print from 1928. The image depicts members present for the Presidential signing of the Boulder Canyon Project Act on December 21, 1928, including Elwood Mead, Calvin Coolidge, and Hiram W. Johnson.

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Date
1928
Extent
0.02 Cubic Feet (1 flat file)
1.50 Linear Feet
Resource Type
Collection
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Collection is open for research.

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Scope and Contents

The Tom Mead Photograph consists of a black-and-white photographic print from 1928. The image depicts members present for the Presidential signing of the Boulder Canyon Project Act on December 21, 1928, including Elwood Mead, Calvin Coolidge, and Hiram W. Johnson.

Biographical / Historical Note

Tom Mead was born on August 31, 1890 in Indianapolis, Indiana to Elwood Mead and Lucille Johnson. His father, Elwood, served on the United States Bureau of Reclamation and organized substantial projects, including the building of the Hoover Dam (Boulder Dam). Mead died in Springville, Utah on March 10, 1983.

Source:

Genealogy files about "Tom Chase Mead." Accessed on June 17, 2020 on familysearch.org

Arrangement

Materials remain as they were received.

Preferred Citation

Tom Mead Photograph, approximately 1928-1950. PH-00350. Special Collections and Archives, University Libraries, University of Nevada, Las Vegas. Las Vegas, Nevada.

EAD ID
US::NVLN::PH00385
Immediate Source of Acquisition

Materials were donated in 1974 by Tom Mead; accession number 1974-183.

Processing Information

In 2020, as part of an archival backlog elimination project, Ryan DiPaolo rehoused the materials, entered the data into ArchivesSpace, and wrote the finding aid.

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