John Joseph and James F. Earley photographs and reproductions, 1890-1915

Earley, John J. (John Joseph), b. 1881 d. 1945
Active in Manassas, Va.

Earley, James Farrington, b. 1856
Active in Manassas,Va.

Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Photographs and reproductions of designs by James and John Earley for buildings in Washington, D.C. Reel 1271: An album of 25 photographs of a model of the Library of Congress with proposed designs; an album of 21 photographs of unidentified bas reliefs; and a book of reproductions of James Earley's carvings and sculptures. Reel 1202: Ca. 60 photographs and reproductions of models and sculpture for the Library of Congress, the Franciscan Monastery and other buildings in Washington, D.C.

Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor, Manassas, Virginia. John Joseph Earley was a pioneer in the use of architectural concrete. Died 1945.

Donated 1976 by William Cron, via James Goode. Cron took this material from the Earley studio in Manassas, Virginia when it was being dismantled in 1973.

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