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Ashton McKenney Photo Collection (MS327)

 Collection
Identifier: MS327
This collection contains several photos arranged by subject, some original and some copy prints. There are photos of ships, various Alexandria streets, people, and the Alexandria waterfront.

Dates

  • 1910-2005

Extent

.20 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Biographical / Historical

Ashton "Mike" McKenney was a long time member of the Alexandria Volunteer Fire Department, starting in 1940. Later in his career, he worked as the historian for the AFD and wrote A History of the Relief Truck and Engine Company No. 1 of the Alexandria Fire Department (1788-1958). He retired in 1972 from the Dulles International Airport Fire Department, and moved to Colonial Beach where he was a charter member of the Colonial Yacht Club before his death in 2005.
Title
Ashton McKenney Photo Collection Finding Aid
Status
completed
Author
Gregory Pierce
Date
2019
Description rules
dacs

Repository Details

Part of the Local History and Special Collections Branch, Alexandria Library Repository

Contact:
717 Queen Street
Alexandria VA 22314 United States
703-746-1791