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Capitol Blueprints Photograph Collection
Ph89-19


Box 1
Bollinger Construction Photos 1/4/1924-12/15/1930


Box 2
Bollinger Construction Photos 1/2/1931-2/10/1932


Box 3
Cass Gilbert, Inc. Collection (acquired from Butterfields)

Photographs - Miscellaneous
Negative print of Bollinger construction photo #62, 16 February 1931 showing work on dome

8x10 negative and copy print of proposed Peace and War Memorial

Photographs - Development of Grounds 1946
B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 9/3/46 view of East Wing taken from West Wing showing development of grounds between, air compressor in foreground 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 8/1/46" view taken from Main Building showing both wings, steam shovel in distance, development of grounds; site of future Building 3 would be straight ahead 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 8/1/46" view of East Wing from outer corner of West Wing showing development of grounds between, shovel and bulldozer 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 8/1/46" view of West Wing from outer corner of East Wing showing development of grounds between, 2 shovels and bulldozer 2 copies

B&W photograph title “Development of Grounds 9/3/46" looking south towards Main Unit with both wings, showing landscaping work between wings, truck and car in image 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 12/1/46" view of West Wing from East Wing showing pool, sidewalk and paving, air compressor and truck 3 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 9/3/46" view taken from Main Building showing both wings, truck in distance, development of grounds; site of future Building 3 would be straight ahead 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 12/1/46" view looking south towards Main Unit showing paving, pool, sidewalks 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 11/1/46" view taken from West Wing looking east showing construction of circle and pool area, steam shovel and compressor 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 12/1/46" view taken from steps of Main Unit looking north showing circle area with fountain that appears to be complete 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 10/1/46" view taken from south looking north to Main Unit showing construction of drive and entrance with pool excavation in background, side perspectives of both wings 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 10/1/46" view showing East Wing taken from West Wing showing work on circle area, forms in place for sidewalk 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 10/1/46" view showing West Wing taken from East Wing showing work on circle area, forms in place for sidewalk, steamroller in left foreground 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 11/1/46" view showing West Wing taken from East Wing showing work on circle area, paving completed, steam shovel working on pool 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 10/1/46" view taken from Main Unit looking north showing forms in place for paving 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 11/1/46" view taken from Main Unit looking south showing construction of drive and entrance with pool excavation in background, side perspectives of both wings, truck grill in left foreground

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 11/1/46" view taken from Main Unit looking north showing construction of pool, forms for paving, side perspectives of both wings 2 copies

B&W photograph titled “Development of Grounds 9/3/46" view taken from East Wing towards West Wing showing beginning grounds work 2 copies

Photographs - Parking Building 1952-53
B&W photograph titled Capitol Office Parking Building 7/17/52 site clearance, probably from Washington St. looking north, Sanitary Grocery sign to right Sprague A. Bollinger, photographer 3 copies

B&W photograph titled Capitol Office Parking Building 7/17/52 site clearance, probably looking west/northwest from Washington St. Sprague A. Bollinger 3 copies

B&W photograph titled Capitol Office Parking Building 7/17/52 site clearance, probably looking north/northeast from Washington St. Capitol Rest. & Bev. Equip. Co. billboard in center Sprague A. Bollinger 3 copies

B&W photograph titled alley East Boundary W Va St Parking Bldg. California Ave., showing corner of construction site and house, appear to be looking South or East, 9/9/1952, photo by Sprague A. Bollinger

B&W photograph titled alley located East Boundary W Va State Parking Bldg. California Ave., with site to left, appear to be looking north, 9/9/1952, photo by Sprague A. Bollinger

B&W photograph title alley behind State Capitol Parking Bldg. California Ave., , 9/9/1952, photo by Sprague A. Bollinger

B&W photograph titled Bldg. located side of W Va St. Parking Bldg., California Ave., construction site in left foreground with Sanitary Grocery immediately beside, 9/9/1952, photo by Sprague A. Bollinger

B&W photograph showing construction of steel for ground level of parking garage on California Ave., appears to be looking South or Southeast, 15 December 1952

B&W photograph showing construction of steel for ground level of parking garage on California Ave., appears to be looking North or Northeast, 15 December 1952

B&W photograph showing construction of steel for ground level of parking garage on California Ave., appears to be looking North or Northwest, 15 December 1952

B&W photograph showing construction of parking garage on California Ave., steel and forms for concrete, workers, looking west with Bldg. 3 in background, 3 March 1953 [3 prints]

B&W photograph showing construction of parking garage on California Ave., steel and forms for concrete, second floor in place, workers, looking West/Northwest, 3 March 1953 [3 prints]

B&W photograph showing construction of parking garage on California Ave., steel and forms for concrete, workers, appear to be in concrete pour, looking east/southeast, 3 March 1953 [3 prints]

B&W photograph showing construction of parking garage on California Ave., steel and forms for concrete, workers, looking from California Ave., looking east, 3 March 1953 [3 prints]

B&W photograph showing construction of parking garage on California Ave., steel and forms for concrete, workers appear to be involved in concrete pour, looking South, 3 March 1953 [3 prints]

B&W photograph showing construction of parking garage on California Ave., steel and forms for concrete, from California Ave., looking Northeast, 3 March 1953 [3 prints]

B&W photograph showing construction of parking garage on California Ave., working on third level, from California Ave. side, 6 April 1953

B&W photograph showing construction of parking garage on California Ave., work on third level, appear to be looking west/northwest, 6 April 1953

B&W photograph showing construction of parking garage on California Ave. work on third level, looking at entrance on California Ave. side with W.E. Bollinger & Son truck van in photo, 6 April 1953

B&W photograph of what appears to be completed parking garage on California Ave., caption- “West Va. State Parking Bld’g. Cass Gilbert, Architect, New York. C.H. Jimison & Sons, Contractors. August 5th. 1953," appears to be looking west/northwest

B&W photographs of what appears to be completed parking garage on California Ave., caption- “West Va. State Parking Bld’g. Cass Gilbert, Architect, New York. C.H. Jimison & Sons, Contractors. August 5th. 1953," appears to be looking entrance on California Ave. side

Photographs - Miscellaneous of Main Capitol Building
B&W photograph [proof] of memorial tablet in Capitol Bldg., Senate foyer, to Roy Earl Parrish, n.d.

B&W photograph [proof] of Capitol Dome interior, completed, n.d.

B&W photograph [proof] of interior of Governor’s Office showing walls and furniture, painting of Black Water Falls hanging left, portrait of President F. D. Roosevelt, and small framed portrait of Governor Meadows on table, Bldg. 3 in corner, ca. 1950.

B&W photograph [proof] of Black Water Falls painting in Governor’s Office, n.d.

B&W photograph [proof] of Capitol looking South at Main section showing completed entrance, driveway with numerous cars, fountain in background, n.d.

B&W photograph [proof] of Capitol dome exterior, n.d.

B&W photograph [proof] of columns of Capitol portico, n.d.

B&W photograph [proof] showing full view of Capitol with completed landscaping on north side, taken from hill above, n.d.

Photographs - Governor’s Mansion
B&W photograph [proof], view of Governor’s Mansion taken from Capitol dome perspective, n.d.

B&W photograph [proof], view of Governor’s Mansion taken from Kanawha Blvd. with Capitol visible partially to right, n.d.

B&W photograph [proof], full frontal view of Mansion with house to left, post 1946

Photographs - Building No. 3 (DMV Building) designed by Cass Gilbert, Jr.
B&W photograph showing architect’s rendering of Building 3, n.d.

B&W photograph showing map of state and adjacent states wit “winged wheel,” ornamental panel, from Federal Seaboard Terra Cotta Corp., 28 July 1950 [two prints]

B&W photograph showing five men looking at terra cotta plaque representing “Spirit of West Virginia” done by sculptor Paul Jennewein [Cass Gilbert, Jr. L], Ben Guion, photographer, 25 Jan. 1951

B&W photograph showing two men looking at terra cotta plaque representing “Spirit of West Virginia” done by sculptor Paul Jennewein [Cass Gilbert, Jr. L], Ben Guion, photographer, 25 Jan. 1951

B&W photograph showing six men looking at terra cotta plaque representing “Spirit of West Virginia” done by sculptor Paul Jennewein [Cass Gilbert, Jr. L], Ben Guion, photographer, 25 Jan. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - basement floor, south corridor looking west, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - basement elevator lobby, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - basement floor west end showing air handler, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - basement floor, east end, with air handler and other mechanicals, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - basement floor, south corridor looking east, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - ground floor, west end looking south, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - ground floor, south corridor looking west, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - second floor, elevator lobby, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - third floor, north side looking east, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - third floor, elevator lobby, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - fourth floor elevator lobby, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - fifth floor elevator lobby, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - sixth floor elevator lobby, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - sixth floor, south corridor looking west, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - seventh floor looking toward elevator lobby, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing interior of Bldg. 3 - eighth floor, ph. Ray T. Cummings, Bollinger Commercial Studio, 3 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing machine room, ninth floor, Bldg. 3, Ph. Ray T. Cummings 19 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph showing machine room, ninth floor, Bldg. 3, Ph. Ray T. Cummings 19 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph exterior of Bldg. 3, showing roof drains, south side, ph. A. S. Holt, Bollinger, 22 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph exterior of Bldg. 3, showing roof drains, south east corner, ph. A. S. Holt, Bollinger, 22 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph exterior of Bldg. 3, showing roof drains on seventh level, ph. A. S. Holt, Bollinger, 22 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph exterior of Bldg. 3, showing two men working on roof drains on seventh level, ph. A. S. Holt, Bollinger, 22 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph exterior of Bldg. 3, from east side, ph. A. S. Holt, Bollinger, 22 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph interior of Bldg. 3, showing wall treatment of fire proof tile and series of doorways, ph. A. S. Holt, Bollinger, 22 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph interior of Bldg. 3, showing two men in large incomplete room, ph. A. S. Holt, Bollinger, 22 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph of interior, Bldg. 3, showing window with space heater, ph. A. S. Holt, Bollinger, 22 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph of interior, Bldg. 3, showing two windows with space heaters, ph. A. S. Holt, Bollinger, 22 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph of interior, Bldg. 3, showing three windows with space heaters, ph. A. S. Holt, Bollinger, 22 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph of interior, Bldg. 3, showing sewer drain pipe partially installed, ph. A. S. Holt, Bollinger, 22 Feb. 1951

B&W photograph of exterior, Bldg. 3, showing front and east facade from Washington St., n.d. [two prints; one 8" x 10" negative]

B&W photograph of exterior, Bldg. 3, showing front and west facade from Washington St., n.d. [two prints; one 8" x 10" negative]


Box 4
Construction Photos: Buildings 5,6,7


Box 5
Construction Photos

Progress report, George Fuller Company, July 1, 1968
Progress report, George Fuller Company, September 3, 1968
Progress report, George Fuller Company, September 30, 1968
Progress report, George Fuller Company, October 31, 1968
Progress report, George Fuller Company, November 30, 1968
Progress report, George Fuller Company, December 31, 1968
Progress report, George Fuller Company, January 31, 1969
Progress report, George Fuller Company, February 28, 1969
Progress report, George Fuller Company, March 31, 1969
Progress report, George Fuller Company, April 30, 1969
Progress report, George Fuller Company, May 31, 1969
Progress report, George Fuller Company, June 30, 1969
Progress report, George Fuller Company, September 1, 1969
Progress report, George Fuller Company, September 30, 1969
Progress report, George Fuller Company, October 31, 1969
Progress report, George Fuller Company, November 30, 1969
Progress report, George Fuller Company, January 2, 1970
Progress report, George Fuller Company, March 1, 1970
Progress report, George Fuller Company, April 1, 1970
Progress report, George Fuller Company, June 1, 1970
Progress report, George Fuller Company, July 1, 1970
Progress report, George Fuller Company, August 1, 1970
Progress report, George Fuller Company, September 1, 1970
Progress report, George Fuller Company, October 4, 1970
Progress report, George Fuller Company, November 1, 1970
Progress report, George Fuller Company, December 4, 1970
Progress report, George Fuller Company, January 1, 1971
Progress report, George Fuller Company, February 1, 1971
Progress report, George Fuller Company, March 1, 1971
Progress report, George Fuller Company, April 1, 1971
Progress report, George Fuller Company, May 1, 1971
Progress report, George Fuller Company, June 1, 1970


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