Elisha Lee (LOC)

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Elisha Lee

1913 July 22 (date created or published later by Bain)

1 negative : glass ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller.

Title and date from data provided by the Bain News Service on the negative.
Photo shows Elisha Lee (1870-1933) who was Vice President of the Pennsylvania Railroad and later Chairman of the Managers Committee of the Railroads. (Source: Flickr Commons project, 2009)
Forms part of: George Grantham Bain Collection (Library of Congress).

Format: Glass negatives.

Rights Info: No known restrictions on publication.

Repository: Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs Division, Washington, D.C. 20540 USA, hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

General information about the Bain Collection is available at hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.ggbain

Higher resolution image is available (Persistent URL): hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/ggbain.13732

Call Number: LC-B2- 2774-8


Owner: The Library of Congress
Source: Flickr Commons
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    Harry Angstrom

    • 14/Aug/2009 23:42:25

    In 1912, NYTimes reports that Elisha Lee was "Chairman of the Managers Committee of the Railroads" and involved in labor discussions with railroad unions. ELISHA LEE DIES, VICTIM OF STROKE; Vice President of Pennsylvania Railroad Stricken at 96th Street Near Drive. HAD JUST LEFT TRAIN He Served as Federal Manager of Eastern Lines During the World War. ELISHA LEE DIES; VICTIM OF STROKE! August 7, 1933, Monday Page 1, 1099 words Elisha Lee, vice president of the Pennsylvania Railroad and Federal Manager of the road's Eastern lines under the United States Railroad Administration during the war was stricken with apoplexy while crossing the New York Central Railroad tracks at Ninety-sixth Street and the Hudson River last night, and died almost immediately.

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    gaudy nerve

    • 16/Aug/2009 09:24:49

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    In Memoriam: Wystan

    • 17/Aug/2009 05:53:22

    In the news in 1913, with this 1913 photo, as member of a board attempting to mediate railroad/labor disputes to forestall a strike. "Elisha Lee, Chairman of the Conference Committee of Managers, submits new management conditions for arbitration to union leaders." -- New York Times, July 16, 1913. 1913 Pennsylvania Railroad chronology, online: www.prrths.com/Hagley/PRR1913 Feb 05.pdf

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    Richard Arthur Norton (1958- )

    • 19/Aug/2009 01:52:48

    I started and entry for him: en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Elisha_Lee

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    Kristi (LOC P&P)

    • 21/Aug/2009 21:59:16

    Everyone, Thanks for the additional information on Mr. Lee and his extensive railroad career. We will expand the description when we update this record.

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    • 02/Jun/2014 02:00:50

    Elisha Lee  (LOC)