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Diana Davies photograph collection

Repository: Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage

Collection Description (Extant): Diana Davies is a well-known photographer of folk performers and festivals, who photographed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in its earlier years. The Davies photographs already held by the Rinzler Archives have been supplemented by a recent donation of additional photographs (contact sheets, prints, and slides) of the Newport Folk Festival, the Philadelphia Folk Festival, the Poor People's March on Washington, the Georgia Sea Islands, and miscellaneous personalities of the American folk revival.

Collection URL: http://www.folklife.si.edu/archives_resources/collections/davies.aspx

Date(s): 1963-present

Extent: 8 binders containing contact sheets, slides, and prints; 7 boxes (8.5" x 10.75" x 2.5") of 35 mm negatives; 2 binders of 35 mm and 120 format negatives; and 1 box of 11 oversize prints.

Finding Aid URL: http://www.folklife.si.edu/resources/Center/Archives/Finding_Aids/DianaDavies/Diana_Davies_Photograph_Collection_Finding_Aid.pdf

Language: English

Rights (CRHP): Contact the repository which holds the collection for information on rights

Subjects:

Civil rights demonstrations
Civil rights movements--United States--Songs and music
Congress of Racial Equality
Folk music
Photographers
Poor People's Campaign
Social justice

Genres:

Photographs

 

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