Archive of photographs of Inez Wallace 1940s-1960s

Inez Wallace

N.p. N.p., Circa 1940-1960. Archive of 22 single weight and 7 double weight photographs of newspaper columnist Inez Wallace circa 1940s-1960s, tipped onto the pages of a large format photo album, complete with a manuscript marker title page and mimeograph caption list at the front. Featuring seven oversized photographs of Wallace, as well as several photographs and other ephemera related to the photographs of Wallace. Several of photographs have become loose, and have captions or stamps on the verso, most reading "Return to Inez Wallace" with her Cleveland address.

Inez Wallace was an entertainment columnist for the Cleveland "Plain Dealer," as well as a magazine feature and short story writer, whose work also appeared in "Collier's," "This Week," and "American Weekly Standard," where her story "I Walked with a Zombie" was adapted into the classic 1943 Val Lewton horror film.

A mixture of professional and vernacular photography, the archive features photographs of trips Wallace took to Trinidad and Martinique to investigate Devil's Island, to pan for gold and look for the Lost Dutchman gold mine in Arizona, and to New Mexico, as well as press photographs related to her work as an entertainment columnist, and personal photographs.

Photographs various sizes, generally Fine.

Housed in a 13 x 16 inch photo album in ruled faux leather boards, bound with a string binding. Very Good plus.

[Book #138322]