Collection Items

  • Collection
    PH filing series photographs (Library of Congress)
    F. Holland Day photograph collection | Day (F. Holland) photograph collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 3,200 photographic prints : most b&w, some color; various sizes. | This filing series contains many of the Library's photographic prints that have special aesthetic, technical, or historic importance. All photographic portfolios are also part of this series. A primary interest in the photos is studying the creative expression and techniques of individual photographers from mid-1800s to the present. American photographers created most...
    • Contributor: Day, F. Holland
    • Date: 1850
  • Collection
    Gottscho-Schleisner Collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available ca. 28,350 negatives : safety film, some nitrate ; 5 x 7 in. (13 x 18 cm.) or smaller. | ca. 300 transparencies : film, color ; 8 x 10 in. (21 x 26 cm.) or smaller. | 11 albums of photographic or photomechanical prints : gelatin silver, some cyanotype, some color ; 16.5 x 14 in. (42 x 35 cm.) or smaller. |...
    • Contributor: Gottscho-Schleisner, Inc - Gottscho, Samuel H. (Samuel Herman) - Schleisner, William H. (William Herman)
    • Date: 1896
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    World's Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress)
    World Transportation Commission photograph collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    584 slides : glass lantern, 358 hand-colored ; 3.25 x 4 in. | 297 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in. or smaller. | Collection features views of various types of transportation, such as elephants, horses, sledges, sedan chairs, jinrickishas, and railroads, in North Africa, much of southern and eastern Asia, Australia, Oceania, and Russia. Featured also are various types of...
    • Contributor: Jackson, William Henry
    • Date: 1894
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    Genthe photograph collection (Library of Congress)
    Arnold Genthe photograph collection (Library of Congress) | Genthe collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 16,800 photographs : chiefly film and glass negatives; also lantern slides, autochromes, and transparencies ; 8 x 10 in. (20 x 26 cm.) or smaller. | Most of the images are professional studio portraits. Many of the portraits depict the cultural, social, and political elites in San Francisco (from the late 1890s to 1911) and New York City (from 1911 to 1942), and...
    • Contributor: Genthe, Arnold
    • Date: 1896
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    Curtis North American Indian photograph collection
    Curtis (Edward S.) collection | Edward S. Curtis collection | Curtis photographs of North American Indians Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 2,500 photographs : gelatin silver prints ; 5 x 7 inches or 11 x 14 inches and larger. | The collection includes a large number of individual or group portraits, as well as traditional and ceremonial dress, dwellings and other structures, agriculture, arts and crafts, rites and ceremonies, dances, games, food preparation, transportation, and scenery. The Edward S. Curtis Collection offers a unique...
    • Contributor: Curtis, Edward S.
    • Date: 1899
  • Collection
    Day photograph collection
    F. Holland Day photograph collection | Day (F. Holland) photograph collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    676 photographs : prints ; 5 x 7 inches or 11 x 14 inches and larger. | The collection includes pictorialist photographs by F. Holland Day (Fred Day), who was a leading American exponent of pictorial photography. Day experimented with compositions and themes derived from painting and sculpture and executed many portrait and figure studies. Included are portraits of Kahlil Gibran and his family...
    • Contributor: Day, F. Holland (Fred Holland) - Day, F. Holland
    • Date: 1895
  • Collection
    Matson photograph collection
    G. Eric and Edith Matson collection | Matson collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 20,000 negatives : glass and film, bulk b&w, some color ; 10 x 12 in. or smaller. | 13 albums (ca. 5,249 photographic prints) ; 15 x 11 in. or smaller (albums) | ca. 905 transparencies : glass, film, 35mm slides, lantern slides, autochromes, finlaycolor, b&w and color; 8 x 10 in. or smaller. | ca. 1120 photographs : gelatin silver prints ;...
    • Contributor: Matson Photo Service - American Colony (Jerusalem). Photo Department
    • Date: 1898
  • Collection
    Photochrom print collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 6,395 photomechanical prints : photochrom, color, some b&w ; 18 x 23 cm. (7 x 9 in.) or smaller. | 13 photomechanical prints (panoramas) : photochrom, color ; 20 x 61 cm. (8 x 24 in.) or smaller. | Photochrom prints show late 19th and early 20th century travel views of Europe and the Middle East, primarily of Eastern and Central European destinations (including...
    • Contributor: Detroit Publishing Co. - Photoglob Co.
    • Date: 1890
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Wright brothers glass-plate negative collection
    Glass negatives from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright | Visual materials from the Papers of Wilbur and Orville Wright
    300 negatives : glass-plate ; 4 x 5 and 5 x 7 in. | 2 negatives : nitrate ; 5 x 7 in. | Subjects depicted include portraits of the Wright brothers and their family members; friends and associates; views of the Wright family home at 7 Hawthorn St., Dayton, Ohio; Orville Wright's home "Hawthorne Hill", Dayton; family gatherings; the brothers performing gliding experiments...
    • Contributor: Wright, Wilbur - Wright, Orville
    • Date: 1897
  • Collection
    Cass Gilbert archive ca. 2,739 items.
    • Contributor: Gilbert, Cass
    • Date: 1890
  • Collection
    Du Bois Collection of visual materials about African Americans assembled for the Paris Exposition of 1900
    African American photographs assembled for the Paris Exposition | Visual materials about African Americans assembled for the Paris Exposition of 1900
    ca. 650 items (chiefly photographic prints) | Photographs and other visual material documenting the history of African Americans in Georgia and other areas of the Southern United States. Subjects include portraits of unidentified men, women, and children; photographs of colleges, students, businesses, workers, and houses. Additional views of churches, clubs, unions, home interiors, and family groups provide glimpses of everyday life. Charts of census...
    • Contributor: Daniel Murray Collection (Library of Congress) - Calloway, Thomas J. - Du Bois, W. E. (William Edward Burghardt)
    • Date: 1899