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kukav1997av27 Guide to the James Edwin "Ed" Weddle Photographic Collection, 1948-1981 Processed by: Staff, Richard N. Leigh, Jason Flahardy; machine-readable finding aid created by: Jason Flahardy Special Collections Audio-Visual Archives Special Collections University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, KY 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=391&llib_id=13 Copyright 2005 University of Kentucky Libraries. All Rights Reserved. Machine-readable finding aid derived from typescript by rekeying. Date of source: 2005 Description is in English. Guide to the James Edwin "Ed" Weddle Photographic Collection, 1948-1981 Collection number: 1997AV27 Contact Information Audio-Visual Archives Special Collections University of Kentucky Margaret I. King Library Lexington, KY 40506-0039 Phone: (859) 257-8611 Fax: (859) 257-6311 Email: email@example.com URL: http://www.uky.edu/Libraries/libpage.php?lweb_id=391&llib_id=13 Processed by: Staff, Richard N. Leigh, Jason Flahardy Date Completed: 2004 Encoded by: Jason Flahardy Copyright 2005 University of Kentucky. All Rights Reserved. 4,729 online images James Edwin "Ed" Weddle Photographic Collection, 1948-1981 1997AV27 Weddle, James Edwin, 1911-1989 32 cu. ft (66 boxes): 10946 items The materials are in English. University of Kentucky Libraries, Special Collections, Lexington, KY 40506-0039 Collection is open to researchers by appointment Copyright to the collection is not held by University of Kentucky. Reproduction and usage permissions can be obtained from University of Kentucky for images not identified as material published by the Lexington Leader , Lexington Herald , Lexington Herald-Leader , Associated Press, or United Press International. Permission to reproduce those images must be secured from the individual organizations. (Identifications or publication notices are noted in the individual item records.) [Identification of item], James Edwin "Ed" Weddle Photographic Collection, 1997AV27, Special Collections, University of Kentucky. Lexington (Ky.)-Aerial photographs Lexington (Ky.)-Social life and customs-20th century Lexington Herald (Lexington, Ky.: Daily) Lexington Leader (Lexington, Ky.: Daily) Lexington Herald-Leader (Lexington, Ky.: Daily) Horse sports Horse racing-Kentucky-Lexington-Pictorial works Lexington (Race horse) Thoroughbred horse Red Mile (Lexington, Ky.) University of Kentucky-Athletics University of Kentucky-Basketball University of Kentucky-Football James Edwin "Ed" Weddle was born October 12, 1911. After serving in the Second World War, he moved to Lexington, Kentucky and began to work as a photographer for the Lexington Leader in 1947. At some point in the late 1950s, Weddle quit the Leader and began to work as a freelance photographer. In 1962 he opened Cross Country Fotos (sic) at 205 West Short Street. Weddle specialized in aerial photography, advertising work, construction projects, horse racing, and University of Kentucky basketball and football. Weddle sold photographs to the Lexington Leader , Lexington Herald , the Lexington Herald-Leader , the Associated Press, and United Press International. He also photographed for the Red Mile Racetrack, in Lexington and contributed images to A Century of Speed: The Red Mile, 1875-1975 by Biff Lowry. His work also appeared in Thoroughbred Record , a magazine about breeding and racing horses. (In 1990, Thoroughbred Record was incorporated into Thoroughbred Times , which is on-going.) Ed Weddle died in 1989. The James Edwin "Ed" Weddle Photographic Collection, 1948-1981 consists of 4744 photographic prints and 6202 negatives representing the freelance news and sports photography archive of Ed Weddle and work done in conjunction with his business, Cross Country Fotos (sic). Silver developing out prints in both fiber and resin coated (RC) backing make up the bulk of the collection, but some color prints are present. The prints have been arranged by subject matter and described on an item level with either their original captions or a descriptive summary written by UK AV Archives. Due to the duplicative nature of the negatives, only the prints have been digitized for on-line access. Related Material Lowry, Biff. A Century of Speed: The Red Mile, 1875-1975 . Lexington, KY: Thoroughbred Press, 1975. Record Publishing Company. Thoroughbred record . Lexington, KY: Record Pub. Co., 1895-1990.