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Identifier

2005002r_JCA-006-01_Johnson_&_Franklin_K_Lane

Creation Date

1915

Subject—Names

Johnson, William Ray; Lane, Franklin L.; Thanhouser Company

Subject—Places

Washington, D. C.

Subject—Topics

Documentary films; Motion pictures; National Parks

Coverage

ca. 1915

Description

William Ray Johnson with Franklin L. Lane, the 26th Secretary of the Interior (1913-1920), ca. 1915. Johnson worked as a financial manager and actor for Thanhouser 1913-1917; he was appointed assistant to Charles Hite, Thanhouser president and chief executive officer in 1914. Thanhouser prepared a series of one-reel documentary films on Yellowstone National Park in 1915, introduced by Lane, to be a part of the “Our Own Country” series, but may have not seen distribution.

Format

BW photograph; 6.5” x 4.5”

Source

Jonathan Silent Film Collection

Number

JCA-006-01

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