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Acme Newspictures (New York, N.Y.)



  • Existence: 1923 - 1952

Historical Information

Acme Newspictures was formed by newspaper publisher E.W. Scripps as United Features 1922. It became United Newspictures 1923, was renamed Acme Newspictures 1924, and later was part of merger that formed United Press International 1958.


Hannigan, W. Picture machine: the rise of American newspapers, 2004, pages 8-14.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Fitch Mother and Daughter graduates photograph

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 51
Identifier: 2022-105

Harold Hawes press release photographs

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 51
Identifier: 2022-104
Dates: November 9, 1937

Marie Louise Meeks Shoveling Coal photograph

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 51
Identifier: 2022-106
Dates: February 21, 1939

Mary Esther Poorman '33, B.S.C.E., Theodolite press photograph

 Unprocessed — Box: Communal Accessions 51
Identifier: 2022-102