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Slide caption: Hietanen-Makela, Anna. 1980. No index card. Email correspondence from Elina Lehtonen, post doctoral research, Geosciences and Geography division, Helsinki University, Finland, dated January 17, 2020, "Anna Hietanen-Makela was a geologist from Finland, who did the major part of her work in the United Stated after moving there in the 1940s. She started to work at the USGS in 1949 and there until her retirement in 1983. She received the Distinguished Service Award by the Secretary of the Interior of the United States in 1979."
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Henry Gannett, Chief Geographer, dubbed father of American mapmaking, geographer for the 10th Census. 1899.
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William Henry Holmes, artist with Hayden Survey. b.1846 - d.1933. Photo probably is taken in his 50s. ca.1900.
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Chief Geographer, Robert B. Marshall looking to the left. January 18, 1908. Written on portrait: Robert Bradford Marshall. Chief Geographer. January 18, 1908. Index Card: Marshall, R B., Hooe Building. no. 65: R.B. Marshall.
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Group portrait left to right: Joseph A. Holmes, Charles D. Walcott and Henry Gannett, seated on an outcrop. August 12, 1897. Album caption: Walcott, C.D. photograph number 424: (Kodak) Summit of Harney Peak, Black Hills, South Dakota. Aug. 12, 1897. J.A. Holmes, C.D. Walcott and Henry Gannett. Index card for similar photograph: Walcott, C.D. photograph number 424: Summit of Harney Peak, Black Hills. J.A. Holmes, C.D. Walcott and Henry Gannett. Pennington County, South Dakota. August 12, 1897. See Web Links below for link to this photograph.
Categories: Image; Tags: Portraits Collection, photo print
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Handwritten information on back of photograph, "Hersey Munroe." Photographer: Maury Bros. Roanoke, Va. Salem, Va.
Categories: Image; Tags: Portraits Collection, photo print
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Oscar Edward Meinzer, first chief, groundwater resources, possibly at that time. He was an early or first scientist to recognize the elasticity of soils, and artesian wells, and its importance, to measuring water resources. circa 1916.
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Dr. Thomas B. Nolan, Director of the USGS, circa 1961. Served from 1956-1965.
Categories: Image; Tags: Portraits Collection, photo print
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Caption: George Willis Stose. Portraits 1063. n.d.
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Samuel Franklin Emmons, in academic attire. Member of the King Survey, co-author with Arnold Hague of "Descriptive Geology of the 40th Parallel." Wrote a paper titled, "The Secondary Enrichment of Ore Deposits,"stating the principles of sulfide enrichment by descending waters, which have been of value to world mining engineers.
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Album caption: Comparing aeromagnetic profile with ground positions at Salt Lake City Airport. Geophysics Branch, U.S. Geological Survey. Salt Lake County, Utah. Left to right: Pilot Ray Hegy, William J. Dempsey, unidentified man, woman is Mary E. Hill (now Mrs. John D. Strobell). Personal email communication with Doug Morrison on September 15, 2017, "This photograph is of interest to me as it was taken with others at Salt Lake City Airport in 1948. Nice photo with Mimi Hill and William J. Dempsey of the USGS. The pilot identified as Ray Hegy is interesting as I have heard of him working for the private aerial survey industry in the 1950s but was unaware of his USGS connection in the late 1940s. Hegy was a interesting...
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Hugh D. Miser. Washington DC 1966
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Written on front of photograph, R. B. Marshall. Marshall and unidentified man illustrating use of planetable, n.d.
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Joseph S. Diller. July 1, 1883.
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Handwritten notes on back of photo: C.H. Birdseye, E.C. LaRue, Herman Stabler. ca. 1924. no. 36177 Stamped on back of photo: Reproduced from the Collection of the Library of Congress. Caption: La Rue, Birdseye, and Stabler standing near the Grand in front of the Interior Building, Washington, D.C., January 12, 1924, obtained from page 243 in Boyer, D., Webb, R., & Collier, M. (2007). Aftermath: Politics and the Strident Hydraulic Engineer. In Damming Grand Canyon: The 1923 USGS Colorado River Expedition (pp. 242-278). University Press of Colorado. doi:10.2307/j.ctt4cgqhx.13


map background search result map search result map Ray Hegy, William J. Dempsey, Mary E. Hill at the Salt Lake City Airport, Salt Lake County, Utah. 1948. Eugene Clyde La Rue, Claude H. Birdseye, and Herman Stabler standing by the Grand. Washington, D.C. 1924. Eugene Clyde La Rue, Claude H. Birdseye, and Herman Stabler standing by the Grand. Washington, D.C. 1924. Ray Hegy, William J. Dempsey, Mary E. Hill at the Salt Lake City Airport, Salt Lake County, Utah. 1948.