Commander C.R.P. Rogers U.S.N. 1920 Rogers family photo

Commander C.R.P. Rogers U.S.N. 1920

Taken in Washington D.C., District of Collumbia USA on .

In front of the house of Commander C.R.P. Rogers U.S.N. are a group of well known people, riding to the hounds. Of course, this being the U.S. in the 1920's, they are actually not chasing a fox, they ... show more

In front of the house of Commander C.R.P. Rogers U.S.N. are a group of well known people, riding to the hounds. Of course, this being the U.S. in the 1920's, they are actually not chasing a fox, they are chasing paper. But among the "prominent" citizens picture are (in the foreground)future President Franklin D. Roosevelt (before he was paralyzed) and Mrs J.Borden Harriman

The Hounds
1 negative : glass ; 4 x 5 in. or smaller
  • Title from unverified data provided by the National Photo Company on the negatives or negative sleeves.
  • Caption from caption list: Washington society has taken enthusiasticly to horseback riding and the parks of the Capitol City lend themselves admirably to this sport. Photo shows the "Hounds" in a recent paper chase held from the residence of Commander C.R.P. Rogers U.S.N. Prominent in the foreground is Franklin D. Roosevelt, Mrs J.Borden Harriman and others prominent in Washington Society.
  • Date from caption list.
  • Gift; Herbert A. French; 1947.
  • This glass negative might show streaks and other blemishes resulting from a natural deterioration in the original coatings.
  • Temp. note: Batch one.
  • National Photo Company Collection
  • Horseback riding.
  • Upper class.
  • Socialites.
  • United States--District of Columbia--Washington (D.C.)
  • Glass negatives.
National Photo Company Collection (Library of Congress)
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