The Resource Robert Kisken Ghost Sign photographs

Robert Kisken Ghost Sign photographs

Label
Robert Kisken Ghost Sign photographs, 2006-2017
Title
Robert Kisken Ghost Sign photographs
Inclusive dates
2006-2017
Creator
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains Images of "ghost signs," faded, painted signs, often 50-100 years old. The signs are located on exterior walls of buildings and herald obsolete products, outdated trademarks or clues to a building's occupancy. Views from Denver, Colorado, Colorado, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota, Utah, Washington State, Wisconsin, and Wyoming. Most images are identified
Biographical or historical data
Robert J. "Bob" Kisken was born in Tarrytown, New York. He received a B.A. in mathematics from Rockford College (Rockford, Ill.), and pursued graduate studies in government at Miami University (Oxford, Ohio). He worked as a public school teacher in Ann Arbor, Michigan, from 1965-1994. After his retirement Mr. Kisken, has devoted more time to his interest in photography. As of 2009, he lived in Casper, Wyoming.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
picture
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Kisken, Robert J
Runtime
http://bibfra.me/vocab/marc/not-applicable
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Signs and signboards
  • Advertising, Outdoor
  • Hotels
  • Signs and signboards
Technique
not applicable
Label
Robert Kisken Ghost Sign photographs
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org
Instantiates
Production
Note
  • Title from inventory. For a complete list of photographic prints and photographs see inventory sheet
  • The collection was donated in memory of Nate Kisken (1968-2003), who was murdered in Denver, Colorado
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nb
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PhotoBox 1. Colorado -- PhotoBox 2. Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, unidentified -- PhotoBox 3. Montana -- PhotoBox 4. Montana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, North Dakota -- PhotoBox 5. Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota -- PhotoBox 6. Washington State, Wisconsin, Wyoming -- PhotoBox 7. Illinois; Kansas; Missouri; Tennessee; Wyoming; Montana; South Dakota; Denver, Colorado; Winnemucca, Eureka and Ely, Nevada; Montrose and Ouray, Colorado; Hudson, Utah
  • OVFolio 1. Hotels-Colorado, Oregon, Montana, South Dakota, Montana -- OVFF2. Hotels-Alaska, Colorado, Nebraska, Montana, Oregon, Wyoming -- OVFolio3. Hotels-Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Wyoming
Extent
7 linear ft. (7 photograph boxes
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo
Immediate source of acquisition
Robert Kisken;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
54 photographic prints : color, 762 photographic prints mounted in cardboard mats : color, 24 photographic prints mounted on 12 sheets : color, black and white), 3 oversize photo folios (58 photographic prints)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)311153896
  • (OCoLC)ocn311153896
  • (OCoLC)722816
Label
Robert Kisken Ghost Sign photographs
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org
Production
Note
  • Title from inventory. For a complete list of photographic prints and photographs see inventory sheet
  • The collection was donated in memory of Nate Kisken (1968-2003), who was murdered in Denver, Colorado
Carrier category
sheet
Carrier category code
nb
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type code
sti
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • PhotoBox 1. Colorado -- PhotoBox 2. Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Michigan, unidentified -- PhotoBox 3. Montana -- PhotoBox 4. Montana, Minnesota, Missouri, Nevada, North Dakota -- PhotoBox 5. Nebraska, Ohio, Oregon, South Dakota -- PhotoBox 6. Washington State, Wisconsin, Wyoming -- PhotoBox 7. Illinois; Kansas; Missouri; Tennessee; Wyoming; Montana; South Dakota; Denver, Colorado; Winnemucca, Eureka and Ely, Nevada; Montrose and Ouray, Colorado; Hudson, Utah
  • OVFolio 1. Hotels-Colorado, Oregon, Montana, South Dakota, Montana -- OVFF2. Hotels-Alaska, Colorado, Nebraska, Montana, Oregon, Wyoming -- OVFolio3. Hotels-Colorado, Idaho, Minnesota, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, Wyoming
Extent
7 linear ft. (7 photograph boxes
Governing access note
Contact Western History and Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo
Immediate source of acquisition
Robert Kisken;
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
54 photographic prints : color, 762 photographic prints mounted in cardboard mats : color, 24 photographic prints mounted on 12 sheets : color, black and white), 3 oversize photo folios (58 photographic prints)
System control number
  • (OCoLC)311153896
  • (OCoLC)ocn311153896
  • (OCoLC)722816

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