Red Dragon Canoe Club

Red Dragon Canoe Club photograph albums and scrapbook, 1890-1905.
5 boxes (1.91 linear feet).
About Red Dragon Canoe Club

The Red Dragon Canoe Club, located in Edgewater Park, New Jersey, was founded in 1886, and is one of the oldest canoe clubs in the United States. The club offers sailing, paddling, and regattas, and members maintain an active social calendar.

About the collection

This is a collection of photograph albums and a scrapbook of the Red Dragon Canoe Club. The photograph albums, created by Harry W. Fleishmann, cover canoeing meets, outings, and social gatherings. Albums date from 1890 to 1904, and 1914. The scrapbook, compiled by Jasper Edward Murray, includes newspaper clippings on canoe meets in the U.S. and England, from 1896 to 1897. The collection also includes five framed photographs and a number of copy prints and negatives of images in the albums.

Types of material
  • Photograph albums
  • Scrapbooks
Reference files
  • Rowing
  • Canoeing
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