Guide to the Charles Lietwiler transportation collection, 1903-2005

Charles Lietwiler C0324


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Descriptive Summary

Repository George Mason University. Libraries. Special Collections Research Center
Creator Lietwiler, Charles
Title Charles Lietwiler transportation collection
Date 1903-2005
Physical Characteristics 33.0 linear ft. (40 boxes, 2 map cases)
Abstract This collection contains Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (WMATA) materials relating to the foundation and construction of the Metro, information regarding American and international mass transit systems, and photographs taken by Charles Lietwiler.
Collection Number C0324
Language English

Biographical note

Charles J. Lietwiler was born in Gallipolis, Ohio on August 22, 1933. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Administration from the University of Washington in 1955, and a Master of Arts degree in Business Administration in Transportation from the George Washington University in 1966. Lietwiler served as a regional transit planner throughout his professional career. Within the D.C. Metropolitan area, he held various positions with the federal government, the National Academy of Sciences, and the Metropolitan Planning Association. Lietwiler also worked with the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission where he served as the Senior Transportation Planner beginning in 1965. He took part in the Airlie conferences in 1967, where local officials and transit experts created the D.C. Metro system. Lietwiler performed research for the U.S. Army Reserve Transportation Railway Service, and was an amateur photographer and filmmaker.

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Scope and Content

The Charles Lietwiler transportation collection contains Lietwiler's work on the founding of Metro at the Airlie Conferences in 1967. An avid photographer, Lietwiler diligently photographed its construction and opening ceremonies. The collection also represents his work with a variety of other organizations, such as the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, where he held a senior position. Lietwiler was a well-traveled man, collecting a variety of souvenirs on his trips. A plurality of the collection relates to his work as an amateur photographer and filmmaker.

Series 1: Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority (1960-1990s): This series contains Lietwiler's work on the founding of Metro, including his work at the Airlie Conferences of 1967. Materials include: Analytical reports by various organizations such as the U.S. Department of Transportation, Metrobus and rail schedules, and published materials such as Metro Memos. It also contains Metro-related photographs taken by Lietwiler.

Series 2: United States Mass Transit (1932-2000): This series contains Lietwiler's work with other American transit organizations, including planning materials and analysis reports, as well as published materials, such as the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission Newsletter.

Series 3: International Mass Transit (1903-1992): This series contains published journals and newspapers examining international transportation systems, analytical reports on Japanese rail systems, and maps/brochures collected on Lietwiler's many trips.

Series 4: Slides and Photographs (1950s-1990s): This series contains all non-WMATA related photographs taken by Lietwiler, both personal and transit-related. Transit-related photographs usually depict transit systems embedded in cities and towns, while personal photography showcases nature or family gatherings. This series contains three subseries. Subseries 4.1: United States mass transit photographs. Subseries 4.2: International mass transit photographs. Subseries 4.3: Personal photos.

Series 5: Audio and Video reels (1960s-1970s): This series contains Lietwiler's work as an amateur filmmaker, mostly from his personal travels.

Series 6: Maps and Blueprints (1950s-1960s): This series contains 56 maps of Washington, D.C., 26 blueprints, and 41 topographical maps of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged in into six series:

Series 1: Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority, 1960-1990s (Boxes 1-4)
Series 2: United States mass transit, 1932-2000 (Boxes 5-7)
Series 3: International mass transit, 1903-1992(Boxes 7-9)
Series 4: Slides and photographs, 1950s-2005 (Boxes 10-39)
Series 5: Audio and video reels, 1960s-1970s (Box 40)
Series 6: Maps and blueprints, 1950s-1960s (Map Cases 35.3-35.4)

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

There are no access restrictions.

Use Restrictions

There are no restrictions on personal use. Permission to publish material from the Charles Lietwiler transportation collection must be obtained from the Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

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Related Material

Special Collections Research Center holds many other collections related to transportation and planning, such as the William L. Mertz transportation collection and the American Public Transportation records. Click here to see all transportation and planning materials held by Special Collections Research Center.

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Index Terms

Persons:

Lietwiler, Charles

Corporate Names:

Northern Virginia Transportation Commission.
Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority

Geographical Names:

D.C.-Metro area

Subjects:

Photography.
Transportation --Virginia, Northern --Planning --History --20th century.
Transportation-- Washington Metropolitan Area--Planning.
Transportation--United States--Planning.

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Technical requirements

The Special Collections Research Center does not have the equipment necessary to watch reel-to-reel film and audio contained in Series 5. Additional time and money may be required to digitize this material for access.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Charles Lietwiler transportation collection, C0324, Special Collections Research Center, George Mason University Libraries.

Acquisition Information

Donated by the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission on September 20, 2018. The original donation included 2 vintage film projectors and 1 slide projector.

Processing Information

Processing completed by Christopher Babbitt in March 2020. EAD markup completed by Christopher Babbitt in March 2020.

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Contents List

Series 1: Washington Metropolitan Area Transportation Authority, 1959-1997 (Boxes 1 - 4)
This series contains Lietwiler's work regarding the foundation and planning of the Metro, as well as photographs taken of its construction and opening.
Box Folder
1 1 United States Congress Metro related resolutions, July 1959- July 1964
2 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority internal organization and operations handbook, March 1961
3 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority commission hearing on establishing interstate taxicab charges, December 1961
4 Metropolitan Planning Associates analysis reports on mass transit, July 1961- February 1962
5 National Capital Transportation Agency mass transit reports, 1963-1966
6 Washington Suburban Transit Commission Fiscal Year Reports, 1966-1973
7 Preliminary Regional System Planning report, February 20, 1967
8 Airlie Conference materials, agenda, correspondence, and draft Metro map, July 1967- September 1967
9 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metro location analysis (1 of 2), July 1967
10 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority Metro location analysis (2 of 2), October 1967
11 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority technical report no. 1- system planning, December 1967
12 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority technical report no. 2- capital cost analysis, December 1967
13 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority technical report no. 4- operating cost analysis, December 1967
Box Folder
2 1 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority technical report no. 5- financial report, December 1967
2 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority rapid transit plan proposal, December 1967
3 Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority published rapid transit plan, March 1, 1968
4 Metro related newsletters, 1960s
5 Large map of D.C. roads and transit, 1970s
6 Report on the Scrip system, June 1970
7 1968 Metro Memos, March-November 1968
8 1969 Metro Memos, February-December 1969
9 1970 Metro Memos, January-December 1970
10 1971 Metro Memos, January-December 1971
11 1972 Metro Memos, January-December 1972
12 1973 Metro Memos, January-November 1973
Box Folder
3 1 1974 Metro Memos, June-December 1974
2 1975 Metro Memos, February-June 1975
3 Metro Newspaper, "Coming Your Way.", 1970s
4 Opening day celebration programs for red/green lines, and Braddock Road station, 1977-1991
5 Projections for future Metro expansions, December 1984
6 United States Department of Transportation report, "Transit in the Nation's Capital: What Lies Ahead?", February 1986
7 Metro monthly progress report, 1988
8 Metro 1988 annual report, 1988
9 Introductory pamphlets for riding the metro, 1980s
10 1975 Metrobus schedules, 1975
11 1976 Metrobus schedules, 1976
12 1977 Metrobus schedules, September 1977
13 1980s Metrorail schedules, 1980s
14 1981/1985 Metrobus schedules, 1981-1985
15 1981 Metrobus schedules, January 1981
Box Page
4 1 Washington Metro stations (1 of 28), October 1993
2 Washington Metro stations (2 of 28), October 1993
3 Washington Metro stations (3 of 28), October 1993
4 Washington Metro stations (4 of 28), October 1993
5 Washington Metro stations (5 of 28), December 1993
6 Washington Metro stations (6 of 28), December 1993
7 Washington Metro stations (7 of 28), December 1993
8 Washington Metro stations (8 of 28), December 1993
9 Washington Metro stations (9 of 28), December 1993
10 Washington Metro stations (10 of 28), December 1993
11 Washington Metro stations (11 of 28), December 1993
12 Washington Metro stations (12 of 28), December 1993
13 Washington Metro stations (13 of 28), December 1993
14 Washington Metro stations (14 of 28), December 1993
15 Washington Metro stations (15 of 28), December 1993
16 Washington Metro stations (16 of 28), December 1993
17 Washington Metro stations (17 of 28), December 1993
18 Washington Metro stations (18 of 28), December 1993
19 Washington Metro stations (19 of 28), June 1997
20 Washington Metro stations (20 of 28), June 1997
21 Washington Metro stations (21 of 28), June 1997
22 Washington Metro stations (22 of 28), June 1997
23 Washington Metro stations (23 of 28), June 1997
24 Washington Metro stations (24 of 28), June 1997
25 Washington Metro stations (25 of 28), June 1997
26 Washington Metro stations (26 of 28), June 1997
27 Washington Metro stations (27 of 28), June 1997
28 Washington Metro stations (28 of 28), June 1997
29 First day of Metro, red line (1 of 2), 1976
30 First day of Metro, red line (2 of 2), 1976
31 Metro under construction- Arlington Junction (1 of 2), 1973
32 Metro under construction- Arlington Junction (2 of 2), 1973
33 Arlington Junction negatives (1 of 2), 1973
34 Arlington Junction negatives (2 of 2), 1973
35 1st day of Metro, red line, negatives (1 of 2), 1976
36 1st day of Metro, red line, negatives (2 of 2), 1976
Series 2: United States Mass Transit, 1940s-1994 (Boxes 5 - 7)
This series contains materials relating to United States Mass Transit and Lietwiler's work on domestic transit associations, such as the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission.
Box Folder
5 1 Article, "Amazing Facts About Trolleys." , 1940s
2 Newspaper articles from Georgetown Spectators and Electric Railroaders Association's Headlights, 1946-1967
3 Streetcar statistics from Washington, D.C. area, 1945-1954
4 Washington, D.C. transit related newspaper articles and reports, 1950s
5 Pamphlet on developing rapid transit line around the Capital Beltway by D.C. Transit, 1950s
6 Capital Transit Company Passengers, revenue and miles by line, 1951
7 Maps of Northern Virginia and Washington, D.C., 1950s-1960s
8 Mass transit magazines: Railroad Magazine, Electric Railroad Journal, Trains, August 1950, 1931, June 1965
9 Washington and Old Dominion corridor estimate of potential mass transit use, 1958
10 Preliminary Plan for North Bethesda, Garrett Park and vicinity, and Takoma Park and Langley Park and vicinity, 1959-1962
11 Stationary paper from Northern Virginia Transportation Commission and General Headquarters Transportation Railway Service, 1960s
12 Northern Virginia Transportation Commission speeches, transit planning, and meeting minutes, 1960s
13 Estimate of population around Washington and Old Dominion Railroad up to 2000, 1960s
14 Charles Lietwiler and election to Northern Virginia Transportation Commission's Senior Transportation Planner, 1960s
15 Eastern city transit schedules, 1960s
16 Outline of bus routes during peak hours in Washington, D.C., 1960s
17 Proposal for rail line in Route 66 corridor from Fairfax to Washington, D.C., March 1961
18 Rapid transit in the Shirley Highway corridor, 1962
19 Report to Northern Virginia Transportation Commissioners, "Alternative Rail Transit Approaches to Fairfax City", September 1966
20 Federal City Council report, "Freeways in the National Capital Region.", April 1966
21 Interstate Commerce Commission hearing on Washington and Old Dominion Railroad abandonment of Virginia line, December 30, 1966
Box Folder
6 1 Jefferson County Planning District, map and amendments, October 1965
2 Northern Virginia Transportation Commission Newsletter, Volume 1, 1965
3 Northern Virginia Transportation Commission Newsletter, Volume 2, 1966
4 Comparison of rush hour travel times of present Virginia bus service versus rail commuter service on the Washington and Old Dominion Railroad, April 1966
5 Northern Virginia Transportation Commission Newsletter, Volume 3/4, 1967-1969
6 Time tables from the Pennsylvania Railroad and Penn Central, 1933, 1967-1969
7 Chesapeake Mass Transportation Demonstration Project, August 1969
8 Northern Virginia transit schedules, 1960s-1980s
9 Washington, D.C. transit schedules, 1960s-1980s
10 MITRE technical report, "Cost Analysis of Highway Modes for the Northeast Corridor Transportation Project.", June 1970
11 Washington Post articles on Washington, D.C.. mass transit, April 26, 1970
Box Folder
7 1 Report from Institute of Public Administration, "Track-Sharing for Urban Transportation.", January 1970
2 Congressional Record containing Senate debates regarding Washington mass transit, October 1972
3 United States Department of Transportation reports on Washington, D.C. transit, 1974/1986
4 Site plan for Marley Station, October 1977
5 Notice of Railway Post Office's closure, 1977
6 Creation of Mount Vernon rail line, October 1977
7 West Coast transportation materials, 1980s
8 Baltimore-Washington Accessibility Study, July 1988
9 Baltimore-Washington Corridor Magnetic Levitation Feasibility, June 1994
10 Proposed bus routing in Woodmont Triangle, Maryland and Chevy Chase Lake, Maryland , circa 1960s
11 Analysis of usage of cross-country lines for local trips, circa 1960s
13 Pre-packaged tourist slides from Haleakala National Park, Hawaii, circa 1987
14 "Experiment 5" lab sheet on testing drugs on animals, circa mid-late 20th century
15 Notes and a doodle, circa mid-late 20th century
Series 3: International Mass Transit, 1903-1990s (Boxes 7 - 9)
This series contains documents and publications pertaining to international transit systems.
Box Folder
7 14 International Railway Journal, March/May 1903
15 Japan Travel Bureau tourist map, Tokyo, Yokohama, and Environs, 1956
16 Japanese Railway Engineering Volume 2 and 9, March 1961/June 1968
17 The New York Times, "Japan, A Progressive Partner.", July 11, 1965
18 Maps and travel brochures from mainland Europe, 1970s
19 Travel brochure from Fukuaka City, Japan, train fare, and postcard, 1970s
20 Expenses and personal notes from 1977 Europe trip, 1977
Box Folder
8 1 Brochures from the National Capital Trolley Museum exhibit on Vienna, Austria, 1960s
2 Rail car pictures, 1970s
3 Slide inventory from 1970 Japanese World Expo, 1970
4 Expense records from 1971 Europe trip, 1971
5 Personal and professional calender, 1972
6 Schedule from 1973 Easter trip to Spain, 1973
7 Expenses and personal notes from 1977 Europe trip, 1977
Box Folder
9 1 Magazine on Japanese railway, Shinkansen, March 1983
2 Data analysis on usage of light-rail transit systems in Japan, 1990s
3 Transportation factoid cards, circa mid-20th century
4 Japanese postcard, "Kiyomizudera Temple at Kyoto,", circa 1970s
5 Canadian subway tokens, circa 1970s
Series 4: Photographs and slides, 1950s-2005 (Boxes 10 - 39)
Subseries 4.1 United States mass transit photographs, 1958-1995
This series contains Lietwiler's many photographs. Images in this series are both transit-related and personal.
Box Page
10 1 Randolph, New Jersey Railroad (1 of 2), 1970s
2 Randolph, New Jersey Railroad (2 of 2), 1970s
3 Randolph Railroad negatives (1 of 2), 1970s
4 Randolph Railroad negatives (2 of 2), 1970s
5 Arden Trolley Museum, Washington, D.C. (1 of 4), 1970s
6 Arden Trolley Museum, Washington, D.C. (2 of 4), 1970s
7 Arden Trolley Museum, Washington, D.C. (3 of 4), 1970s
8 Arden Trolley Museum, Washington, D.C. (4 of 4), 1970s
9 Arden Trolley Museum negatives (1 of 4), 1970s
10 Arden Trolley Museum negatives (2 of 4), 1970s
11 Arden Trolley Museum negatives (3 of 4), 1970s
12 Arden Trolley Museum negatives (4 of 4), 1970s
13 Mass transit pictures (1 of 9), 1973
14 Mass transit pictures (2 of 9), 1973
15 Mass transit pictures (3 of 9), 1973
16 Mass transit pictures (4 of 9), 1973
17 Mass transit pictures (5 or 9), 1973
18 Mass transit pictures (6 of 9), 1973
19 Mass transit pictures (7 of 9), 1973
20 Mass transit pictures (8 of 9), 1973
21 Mass transit pictures (9 of 9), 1973
22 Auto Train Railroad (1 of 2), 1974
23 Auto Train Railroad (2 of 2), 1974
24 15th Street Underpass, Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad (1 of 2), 1974
25 15th Street Underpass, Richmond, Fredericksburg, and Potomac Railroad (2 of 2), 1974
26 15th Street Underpass negatives (1 of 2), 1974
27 15th Street Underpass negatives (2 of 2), 1974
28 Auto Train negatives (1 of 2), 1974
29 Auto Train negatives (2 of 2), 1974
31 East Washington Railyard (1 of 2), 1975
32 East Washington Railyard (2 of 2), 1975
33 East Washington Railyard negatives (1 of 9), 1975
34 East Washington Railyard negatives (2 of 9), 1975
35 East Washington Railyard negatives (3 of 9), 1975
36 East Washington Railyard negatives (4 of 9), 1975
37 East Washington Railyard negatives (5 of 9), 1975
38 East Washington Railyard negatives (6 of 9), 1975
39 East Washington Railyard negatives (7 of 9), 1975
40 East Washington Railyard negatives (8 of 9), 1975
41 East Washington Railyard negatives (9 of 9), 1975
42 Bridge of Rockville Interurban line of South Tuckerman Lane, 1997
43 Rockville Interurban right of way south across Tuckerman Lane, 1997
44 Bridge of Rockville Interurban line of South Tuckerman Lane, 1997
45 Boston transit (1 of 44), 1950s
46 Boston transit (2 of 44), 1950s
47 Boston transit (3 of 44), 1950s
48 Boston transit (4 of 44), 1950s
49 Boston transit (5 of 44), 1950s
50 Boston transit (6 of 44), 1950s
51 Boston transit (7 of 44), 1950s
52 Boston transit (8 of 44), 1950s
53 Boston transit (9 of 44), 1950s
54 Boston transit (10 of 44), 1950s
55 Boston transit (11 of 44), 1950s
56 Boston transit (12 of 44), 1950s
57 Boston transit (13 of 44), 1950s
58 Boston transit (14 of 44), 1950s
59 Boston transit (15 of 44), 1950s
60 Boston transit (16 of 44), 1950s
61 Boston transit (17 of 44), 1950s
62 Boston transit (18 of 44), 1950s
63 Boston transit (19 of 44), 1950s
64 Boston transit (20 of 44), 1950s
65 Boston transit (21 of 44), 1950s
66 Boston transit (22 of 44), 1950s
67 Boston transit (23 of 44), 1950s
68 Boston transit (24 of 44), 1950s
69 Boston transit (25 of 44), 1950s
70 Boston transit (26 of 44), 1950s
71 Boston transit (27 of 44), 1950s
72 Boston transit (28 of 44), 1950s
73 Boston transit (29 of 44), 1950s
74 Boston transit (30 of 44), 1950s
75 Boston transit (31 of 44), 1950s
76 Boston transit (32 of 44), 1950s
77 Boston transit (33 of 44), 1950s
78 Boston transit (34 of 44), 1950s
79 Boston transit (35 of 44), 1950s
80 Boston transit (36 of 44), 1950s
81 Boston transit (37 of 44), 1950s
82 Boston transit (38 of 44), 1950s
83 Boston transit (39 of 44), 1950s
84 Boston transit (40 of 44), 1950s
85 Boston transit (41 of 44), 1950s
86 Boston transit (42 of 44), 1950s
87 Boston transit (43 of 44), 1950s
88 Boston transit (44 of 44), 1950s
89 Rail cars in Clarendon, Virginia, 1950s
90 D.C. Transit cars, circa mid-20th century
91 "Steel Car of Tomorrow", circa mid-20th century
Box Page
11 1 Davidson truck terminal, Maryland, November 1957
2 Burial of two unknown soldiers, Washington, D.C. (1 of 3), May 1958
3 Burial of two unknown soldiers, Washington, D.C. (2 of 3), May 1958
4 Burial of two unknown soldiers, Washington, D.C. (3 of 3), May 1958
5 Fort Eustis, Virginia (1 of 5), June 1958
6 Fort Eustis, Virginia (2 of 5), June 1958
7 Fort Eustis, Virginia (3 of 5), June 1958
8 Fort Eustis, Virginia (4 of 5), June 1958
9 Fort Eustis, Virginia (5 of 5), June 1958
10 Washington, D.C. railroads (1 of 5), August 1958
11 Washington, D.C. railroads (2 of 5), August 1958
12 Washington, D.C. railroads (3 of 5), August 1958
13 Washington, D.C. railroads (4 of 5), August 1958
14 Washington, D.C. railroads (5 of 5), August 1958
15 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (1 of 16), December 1958
16 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (2 of 16), December 1958
17 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (3 of 16), December 1958
18 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (4 of 16), December 1958
19 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (5 of 16), December 1958
20 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (6 of 16), December 1958
21 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (7 of 16), December 1958
22 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (8 of 16), December 1958
23 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (9 of 16), March 1959
24 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (10 of 16), March 1959
25 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (11 of 16), March 1959
26 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (12 of 16), March 1959
27 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (13 of 16), April 1959
28 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (14 of 16), April 1959
29 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (15 of 16), April 1959
30 Washington, D.C. streetcars and busses (16 of 16), April 1959
31 Virginia mass transit (1 of 15), June 14, 1959
32 Virginia mass transit (2 of 15), June 1959
33 Virginia mass transit (3 of 15), June 1959
34 Virginia mass transit (4 of 15), June 1959
35 Virginia mass transit (5 of 15), June 1959
36 Virginia mass transit (6 of 15), June 1959
37 Virginia mass transit (7 of 15), June 1959
38 Virginia mass transit (8 of 15), June 1959
39 Virginia mass transit (9 of 15), May 9, 1970
40 Virginia mass transit (10 of 15), October 1961
41 Virginia mass transit (11 of 15), October 1961
42 Virginia mass transit (12 of 15), May 13, 1961
43 Virginia mass transit (13 of 15), May 14, 1961
44 Virginia mass transit (14 of 15), May 14, 1961
45 Virginia mass transit (15 of 15), May 13, 1961
46 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (1 of 22), October 30, 1966
47 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (2 of 22), October 30, 1966
48 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (3 of 22), October 30, 1966
49 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (4 of 22), October 23, 1966
50 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (5 of 22), October 30, 1966
51 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (6 of 22), September 25, 1966
52 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (7 of 22), October 9, 1966
53 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (8 of 22), September 25, 1966
54 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (9 of 22), October 1966
55 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (10 of 22), October 23, 1966
56 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (11 of 22), October 23, 1966
57 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (12 of 22), October 9, 1966
58 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (13 of 22), October 9/24, 1966
59 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (14 of 22), September-October 1966
60 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (15 of 22), September 1966
61 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (16 of 22), September 1966
62 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (17 of 22), September 25, 1966
63 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (18 of 22), September 1966
64 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (19 of 22), September 25, 1966
65 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (20 of 22), September 25, 1966
66 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (21 of 22), September 25, 1966
67 Washington and Old Dominion Railroad (22 of 22), September 25, 1966
68 Hawaii trip and transit (1 of 32), 1997
69 Hawaii trip and transit (2 of 32), 1997
70 Hawaii trip and transit (3 of 32), 1997
71 Hawaii trip and transit (4 of 32), 1997
72 Hawaii trip and transit (5 of 32), 1997
73 Hawaii trip and transit (6 of 32), 1997
74 Hawaii trip and transit (7 of 32), 1997
75 Hawaii trip and transit (8 of 32), 1997
76 Hawaii trip and transit (9 of 32), 1997
77 Hawaii trip and transit (10 of 32), 1997
78 Hawaii trip and transit (11 of 32), 1997
79 Hawaii trip and transit (12 of 32), 1997
80 Hawaii trip and transit (13 of 32), 1997
81 Hawaii trip and transit (14 of 32), 1997
82 Hawaii trip and transit (15 of 32), 1997
83 Hawaii trip and transit (16 of 32), 1997
84 Hawaii trip and transit (17 of 32), 1997
85 Hawaii trip and transit (18 of 32), 1997
86 Hawaii trip and transit (19 of 32), 1997
87 Hawaii trip and transit (20 of 32), 1997
88 Hawaii trip and transit (21 of 32), 1997
89 Hawaii trip and transit (22 of 32), 1997
90 Hawaii trip and transit (23 of 32), 1997
91 Hawaii trip and transit (24 of 32), 1997
92 Hawaii trip and transit (25 of 32), 1997
93 Hawaii trip and transit (26 of 32), 1997
94 Hawaii trip and transit (27 of 32), 1997
95 Hawaii trip and transit (28 of 32), 1997
96 Hawaii trip and transit (29 of 32), 1997
97 Hawaii trip and transit (30 of 32), 1997
98 Hawaii trip and transit (31 of 32), 1997
99 Hawaii trip and transit (32 of 32), 1997
100 Chicago city and mass transit (1 of 16), circa 1980s
101 Chicago city and mass transit (2 of 16), circa 1980s
102 Chicago city and mass transit (3 of 16), circa 1980s
103 Chicago city and mass transit (4 of 16), circa 1980s
104 Chicago city and mass transit (5 of 16), circa 1980s
105 Chicago city and mass transit (6 of 16), circa 1980s
106 Chicago city and mass transit (7 of 16), circa 1980s
107 Chicago city and mass transit (8 of 16), circa 1980s
108 Chicago city and mass transit (9 of 16), circa 1980s
109 Chicago city and mass transit (10 of 16), circa 1980s
110 Chicago city and mass transit (11 of 16), circa 1980s
111 Chicago city and mass transit (12 of 16), circa 1980s
112 Chicago city and mass transit (13 of 16), circa 1980s
113 Chicago city and mass transit (14 of 16), circa 1980s
114 Chicago city and mass transit (15 of 16), circa 1980s
115 Chicago city and mass transit (16 of 16), circa 1980s
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12 Metro construction and opening slides and Northern Virginia transit slides, 1960s/1970s-1980s
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: Metro construction and opening slides (4) and Northern Virginia transit slides (2).
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13 New York Transit, 1984
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: Manhattan, New York (1) and New York City (5).
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14 American Northeast Transit Slides and Lexington Kentucky, 1970s/1980s/1983
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: American Northeast Transit Slides (4), New York trip (1), and Lexington, Kentucky and Massachusetts transit(1).
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15 Philadelphia and Baltimore, 1984-1985
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: Philadelphia (3) and Baltimore (2).
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16 1987 West Coast trip transit slides (1 of 3), 1987
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: California (2), San Diego (3), and Santa Fe to San Diego (1).
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17 1987 West Coast trip transit slides (2 of 3), 1987
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: San Francisco (4), Sacramento, California (1), Portland, Oregon (1).
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18 1987 West Coast trip transit slides (3 of 3), 1987
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: Southern California and New Mexico (1), Long Beach, California (1), Los Angeles (3), Hollywood (1).
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19 Hawaii transit, 1987
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20 West Coast and international transit slides, 1982-1983/1987/1988
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: San Francisco (3), Seattle, Washington (1), Canadian transit slides (1), 1988 Europe trip (1)
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21 American West Coast mass transit, 1990-1995
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: Seattle, Tacoma, Portland, Sacramento mass transit; Seattle, Washington transit; San Francisco, San Jose, Los Angeles mass transit, St. Louis, Denver, San Francisco, Baltimore mass transit, and West Coast mass transit.
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22 Virginia Railway Express and Netherlands mass transit, June 20, 1992/1993
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: Virginia Railway Express stations (2) and Netherlands mass transit (1).
Subseries 4.2: International mass transit photographs, 1971-2005
Slides and photographs of mass transit systems throughout the world, primarily Asia, the South Pacific region, and Europe.
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23 1988 Europe trip (1 of 2), 1988
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24 1988 Europe trip (2 of 2), 1988
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25 1988 Europe trip, Canada, and Unknown ceremony in a courtyard., 1982-1984, 1988
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: 1988 Europe trip (2), Canada (2), and Unknown ceremony (2).
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26 1971 Europe trip (1 of 3), 1971
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27 1971 Europe trip (2 of 3), 1971
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28 1971/1972 Europe trip (3 of 3), 1971-1972
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29 1980s Europe trip, 1980s
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30 Easter trip to Costa del Sol, Spain, 1973
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31 Greece trip, 2005
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32 Central America and Europe trips, circa 1980s, 1970, 1974, 2005
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: Brazil, Columbia, and Panama (2); England (1); Switzerland (1); Greece (1); Unidentifiable (1).
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33 Pacific regional trips, 1969, 1970, 1975
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: Australia and New Zealand (1), Japanese World Fair (2), India (1), and Hong Kong (2).
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34 India trip (1 of 2), 1974
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35 India trip (2 of 2), 1974
Subseries 4.3 Personal photographs, 1958-1987 1958-1987
This series contains non-transit related photographs taken by Lietwiler as part of his passion for photography.
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36 Slides and personal photos, 1965
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: construction slides (1), personal slides (1), and other slides (1).
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37 Personal photos (1 of 2), 1970s, 1973, 1976, 1978, 1987
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: Hawaii (2), Desk shots (1), Lietwiler family gathering (1), Nature (1), and the Reinhart collection (1)
Box
38 Personal photos (2 of 2), 1958, 1963-1964, 1975-1976, 1980s
Box includes slides pertaining to the following: Botanical Museum of Harvard (1), Home garden (1), Lietwiler family gathering (1), Hawaii (1), and personal photos (2).
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39 1 Randolph A and P, Randolph, New Jersey, 1970s
2 Randolph A and P negatives, Randolph, New Jersey, 1970s
3 Union Station, Columbus Day celebration, 1993
4 Statue of Freedom and Capitol building (1 of 9), 1993
5 Statue of Freedom and Capitol building (2 of 9), 1993
6 Statue of Freedom and Capitol building (3 of 9), 1993
7 Statue of Freedom and Capitol building (4 of 9), 1993
8 Statue of Freedom and Capitol building (5 of 9), 1993
9 Statue of Freedom and Capitol building (6 of 9), 1993
10 Statue of Freedom and Capitol building (7 of 9), 1993
11 Statue of Freedom and Capitol building (8 of 9), 1993
12 Statue of Freedom and Capitol building (9 of 9), 1993
13 Jamestown, Virginia negatives (1 of 2), May 13, 1961
14 Jamestown, Virginia negatives (2 of 2), May 13, 1961
Series 5: Audiovisual material, 1966-1980s (Box 40)
This series contains film and audio taken by Lietwiler for hobby-related purposes.
The Special Collections Research Center does not have the equipment necessary to watch reel-to-reel film and audio contained in Series 5. Additional time and money may be required to digitize this material for access.
Box
40 Video of Harrisburg Senators vs Cleveland, June 19, 1966
"Europe 1971, reel VIII", 1971
"Europe 1971, reel VII", 1971
"Europe 1971, reel VI", 1971
"Europe 1971, reel V", 1971
"Europe 1971, reel IV", 1971
"Europe 1971, reel III", 1971
"Europe 1971, reel I", 1971
"Canada, trip up", circa 1970s
"Canada, trip back", circa 1970s
"State of Washington, Bainbridge, Mt. Rainier", circa 1970s
"Bainbridge to Guam", circa 1970s
"Osaka and rice fields", circa 1970s
"Guam: School Festival-Barrigada", circa 1970s
"Guam to Osaka" (1 of 2), circa 1970s
"Guam to Osaka" (2 of 2), circa 1970s
"Osaka to Oahu, Thailand", circa 1970s
"Trip to Manila, Hong Kong, Bangkok, and Japan", circa 1970s
"Helena: Trip to Bangkok and Japan", circa 1970s
"Guam: Coconut Festival", circa 1970s
"Bay Area electric railways, reel I, municipal railyard, Powell Street cable.", circa 1980s
"Bay Area electric railways, reel II, municipal railyard, California Street cable key system.", circa 1980s
Reel audio tapes - content unknown (1 of 2), circa late 20th century
Reel audio tapes - content unknown (2 of 2), circa late 20th century
Reel personal filmography - content unknown, circa late 20th century
"Guamania", circa mid-late 20th century
Unlabeled reel, circa mid-late 20th century
Series 6: Maps and blueprints, circa 1960s (Map Cases 35.3-35.4)
This series contains blueprints and topographical maps of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Washington, D.C.
Box
Map Case 35.3 Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh maps, and blueprints of transportation systems (1 of 2), circa 1960s
Box
Map Case 35.4 Washington, D.C. and Pittsburgh maps, and blueprints of transportation systems (2 of 2), circa 1960s
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