The Resource Roach Photos collection

Roach Photos collection

Label
Roach Photos collection, 1949-1994
Title
Roach Photos collection
Inclusive dates
1949-1994
Creator
Photographer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains a large selection of black-and-white and color photographs and negatives of aerial photographs of Metro-Denver and other towns and locations in Colo. Negatives are 5 x 7" and 4 x 5", print vary in size from 5 x 7" to 8 x 10". The images date from between 1949-1994
Action
Physical condition: negatives and photographs are in good condition
Biographical or historical data
Roach Photos was founded in Lakewood, Colo. in 1932 by Otto Roach (1891-1965). The company was later purchased in 1959 by Roach's brother-in-law, Dennis "Dutch" Walla (1927-2014). Walla's sons: Dennis and Jay Walla continued to operate the business until February 27, 2015. Roach Photos was a full-service photo lab and fine art gallery once located at 860 Broadway, Denver, Colo.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
picture
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Roach Photos (Denver, Colo.)
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  • Roach, Otto
  • Walla, Dennis S
  • Walla, Dennis R.
  • Walla, Jay A.
  • Roach Photos (Denver, Colo.)
  • Aerial photography
  • Aerial photography
  • Denver (Colo.)
  • Colorado
Technique
not applicable
Label
Roach Photos collection
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/search/searchterm/roach%20photo%20collection!roach%20photos%20collection%20498/field/all!all/mode/all!all/conn/and!and/order/nosort/ad/asc
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Title supplied by cataloger
  • For a complete list of images contact archives staff
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
50 linear ft. (19,645 black-and-white and color negatives; approx. 20,000 black-and-white and color photographic prints), 29 reference maps and indexes
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)995805569
  • (OCoLC)ocn995805569
Label
Roach Photos collection
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/cdm/search/searchterm/roach%20photo%20collection!roach%20photos%20collection%20498/field/all!all/mode/all!all/conn/and!and/order/nosort/ad/asc
Production
Note
  • Title supplied by cataloger
  • For a complete list of images contact archives staff
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
50 linear ft. (19,645 black-and-white and color negatives; approx. 20,000 black-and-white and color photographic prints), 29 reference maps and indexes
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)995805569
  • (OCoLC)ocn995805569

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