Syracuse University Library
Department of Special Collections
Oneida Community Collection

Oneida Community Photographs:
A Finding Aid to Selected Images

Digital Edition.

This digitization project was supported by Regional Bibliographic Databases and Interlibrary Resources Sharing Program funds, awarded by the New York State Library.

Images scanned by Department of Information Systems and Peter Verheyen
Text encoded by Peter Verheyen
First edition, 1997.
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Oneida Community Photographs

A Finding Aid to Selected Images

These photographs are protected by U.S. Copyright and reproduction of any image presented in this collection requires the written permission of the:
Executive Director
Oneida Community Mansion House
170 Kenwood Ave.
Oneida, NY 13421
(315) 363-0745

Entries #1-242 were reproduced from originals in the William A. Hinds Album (1906) held by the Oneida Community Mansion House, Inc. and include photographic images of "the Oneida Community, Wallingford Community, Niagara Falls, Groups, Buildings, and Old Members." Many of the photographs were by the Community's photographer, D. Edson Smith; others were done by commercial photographs. When possible, photographers are identified in the list below. Annotations and identifications used here appear in the original album and are by William A. Hinds, George E. Cragin, Hope Emily Allen, Carrie Bolles Cragin, and others.

Entries #451-700 are from original photographs held by the Department of Special Collections, Syracuse University Library.

The following fifteen plates are reproduced from John B. Ellis’s Free Love and Its Votaries: or, American Socialism Unmasked ... (New York : United States Publishing Co., 1870) Many of these plates first appeared in Frank Leslie’s Illustrated Weekly, April 2, 9, 16, 1870. These images depict the Oneida Community in a generally negative and salacious way.