Collection Items

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    Artcraft poster collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available ca. 1,500 prints (posters) : most color; various sizes. | Collection consists of posters printed by the Artcraft Lithograph & Printing Co. announcing dramatic and muscial performances, mostly Broadway shows with major stage stars.
    • Date: 1950
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    Yanker collection of political and propaganda posters
    Gary Yanker collection of political and propaganda posters Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 3,500 prints (posters) : most color; various sizes. | Collection consists of political, propaganda, and social issue posters, handbills, and a few bumper stickers. About 1,500 of the posters were produced in the United States, with the remaining issued in more than 50 other countries and the United Nations. The major themes portrayed were often considered radical protest pieces in the 1960s and...
    • Contributor: Yanker, Gary
    • Date: 1927
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    Artist poster filing series
    Poster filing series (Library of Congress) | Bill Graham collection of psychedelic posters (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 50,000 prints (posters) : some b&w, most color; various sizes. | Collection includes posters notable for their designs. The bulk were issued in the United States, but artists in many other countries are also represented. Subjects and promotional goals vary widely, for example, advertising, health issues, musical performances, political activities, travel and transportation, and war. Some posters are by unidentified artists or are...
    • Date: 1840
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    Graham collection of psychedelic posters (Library of Congress)
    Bill Graham collection of psychedelic posters (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 400 prints (posters) : most color; various sizes. | Includes posters created to advertise rock concerts and other musical performances held primarily at the Fillmore West Auditorium in San Francisco, California. Among the performers featured in these "Bill Graham Presents" productions are the Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, the Rolling Stone, Donovan, and Aretha Franklin. Leading artists of the California Psychedelic movement are well...
    • Contributor: Graham, Bill
    • Date: 1966
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    Visual materials from the Donald D. Walker collection 129 items (chiefly architectural and graphic design drawings). | 110 photographic prints : some color. | Primarily architectural drawings by Frank Lloyd Wright for houses, theaters, hotels, and commercial buildings; graphic design drawings by Wright for a poster and magazine covers; also includes photographs showing Wright, Walker, and others, and Taliesin and Ocotilla; also includes postcards showing buildings designed by Wright.
    • Contributor: Walker, Donald D. - Wright, Frank Lloyd
    • Date: 1907
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    Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs
    Dr. Alice S. Kandell Collection of Sikkim Photographs Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 5,145 transparencies : color slides ; 35mm. | 537 photographic prints : gelatin silver and dye coupler ; 36 x 28 cm or smaller. | ca. 6,000 photographs on ca. 154 contact sheets : b&w prints ; sheets 30 x 26 cm and 28 x 23.5 cm or smaller. | ca. 6,000 negatives : safety film ; chiefly 35 mm. | ca. 50...
    • Contributor: Kandell, Alice S. - Sikkim (India). Publicity Department - Tse Ten Tashi
    • Date: 1965
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    Goldsberry collection of open-air school photographs
    Open-air school collection of photographs | Goldsberry collection of photographs and periodical illustrations showing young children in "open air" and outdoor schools
    ca. 2,500 items ; 36 x 44 cm. or smaller. | Photographs show open-air schools in many countries, chiefly the United States. Facilities designed for normal, tubercular, anemic, and myopic children. Montessori methods, furniture, and toys in use. Some old one-room schoolhouses. Washington-area images include open-air education at Mackin playground in Georgetown; and black students at Miner Normal School learning to brush their teeth.
    • Contributor: Beals, Jessie Tarbox - Goldsberry, Louise Dunham - Underwood & Underwood
    • Date: 1900
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    [Visual materials from the Rosa Parks papers] Catalog Record Only 2,423 items. | The bulk of the material (photographs from 1980 to 2001) show Parks at social and political events, award ceremonies and speaking engagements primarily in the United States, with some activities in Canada, Japan and Sweden. Additionally, there are over 400 drawings from elementary and middle school students throughout the United States expressing gratitude for and birthday wishes to Rosa Parks, some...
    • Contributor: Parks, Rosa
    • Date: 1890