Davies, Joseph Edward, 1876-1958
Davies, Joseph Edward; lawyer, diplomat, author; born Watertown, Wisconsin, November 29, 1876; s. Edward and Rahel (Paynter) D.; m. Emlen Knight, Sept. 10, 902; LL.B., University of Wisconsin, 1901; passed Wisconsin bar, 1901; private practice Wisconsin, 1902-1913; and in Washington, 1918-1936, resumed practice 1941; Wisconsin state’s attorney, 1902-1906; ambassador to USSR, 1936-1938; to Belgium and minister to Luxembourg, 1938-1939; died Washington, D.C., May 9, 1958
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The Historical Photograph Collection is largely comprised of materials created by or for the Mount Vernon Ladies’ Association. Photographers primarily include staff members and contract photographers. The collection spans the 1930s to the 2000s and includes analog material made up of a variety of sizes of film negatives providing a visual history of the Mansion, outbuildings, tombs, grounds, events, visitors, collection objects, personnel, restoration, and changes throughout the estate.