Collection Items

  • Collection
    Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available Photographs showing prominent people from a variety of occupations including academics, actors, artists, authors, government officials (including United Nations representatives), musicians, and politicians. Subjects include entertainment, fashion, politics, cultural and social activities, primarily in the United States, with an emphasis on New York City. In addition to these subjects, many of the color slides also show United Nations meetings and views of Israel and...
    • Contributor: Gotfryd, Bernard
    • Date: 1943
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    Visual materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records (Library of Congress)
    Visual materials from the NAACP records | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People collection | NAACP collection
    Primarily images of national and local NAACP administrative staff and programs. Almost half of the collection consists of portraits of NAACP headquarter staff, state and national conference delegates, branch officers, and members, as well as entertainers, sports figures, government officials, and other professionals. Other photographs document the Association's long-term efforts to promote civil rights legislation through litigation, public protest, and sustained monitoring and reporting...
    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Date: 1838
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    Panoramic photograph filing series (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available ca. 4,250 photographic prints : b&w and some color ; various sizes, most 28 in. long or longer. | ca. 75 photomechanical prints : b&w and some color ; various sizes, most 28 in. long or longer. | Most are panoramic scenes of the United States and over 20 foreign countries, especially views of towns, cities, and tourist locations, with emphasis on California, New...
    • Contributor: Bandholtz, F. J. (Frederick J.) - Haines Photo Co. (Conneaut, Ohio) - Geo. R. Lawrence Co. - Pillsbury Picture Co. - West Coast Art Co.
    • Date: 1851
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    Stereograph File filing series (Library of Congress)
    Stereo Collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 36,000 photographic prints on stereo cards : stereographs ; 5 x 7 in. or smaller. | The STEREO FOREIGN GEOG series has ca. 22,000 views of places, scenes, structures, and people outside of the United States and spanning the entire globe. Countries particularly well represented include Canada, China, Egypt, England, France, Germany, Greece, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Norway, Philippines, Russia, and Switzerland....
    • Contributor: Rau, William Herman - Singley, L. (Benjamin Lloyd) - American Stereoscopic Company - H.C. White Co - International Stereograph Co. - Keystone View Company - Strohmeyer & Wyman - Underwood & Underwood
    • Date: 1860
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    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, Samuel H. (Samuel Herman) - Schleisner, William H. (William Herman) - Gottscho-Schleisner, Inc
    • Date: 1896
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    Van Vechten photograph collection (Library of Congress)
    Carl Van Vechten photograph collection (Library of Congress) | Van Vechten collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    1,395 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 28 x 35 cm. or smaller. | Chiefly studio portraits of people involved in the arts, including musicians; dancers; artists; literati; theatrical, film and television actors and actresses. Also included are antique dealers, athletes, publishers, statesmen, and many people associated with the Harlem Renaissance. People who appear in more than 10 portraits include: Judith Anderson, Tallulah Bankhead,...
    • Contributor: Van Vechten, Carl - Lutz, Mark - Mauriber, Saul - Taylor, Prentiss
    • Date: 1927
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    Visual materials from the Frederick Albert Cook papers ca. 3,200 items ; various sizes. | Primarily snapshots documenting Cook's expeditions to Alaska, Asia, Greenland, and the Polar regions. Also includes portraits of Cook; his family and acquaintances; many ethnographic photographs of Inuit and Ona Indians; views of landscapes; icebergs; seascapes; some wildlife. Also portraits of expedition crew members, including Robert Peary and others.
    • Contributor: Cook, Frederick Albert
    • Date: 1886
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    Visual materials from the Roy Wilkins papers 157 items (chiefly photographic prints) ; various sizes. | Primarily photographs documenting the activities of Roy Wilkins during his tenure as Executive Director of the NAACP (LOT 13454). Studio portraits of Wilkins and informal portraits, including some depicting him in his early adult years (LOT 13454). Four photographs showing NAACP members at award banquets or social events (LOT 13456); three panoramas of the 50th...
    • Contributor: Wilkins, Roy
    • Date: 1920
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    Highsmith archive
    Carol M. Highsmith archive | Carol M. Highsmith photograph archive Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    276 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 8 x 10 in. | 241 photographic prints : cibachrome, color ; 8 x 10 in. | 7278 transparencies : film, color ; chiefly 4 x 5 in. | 1213 negatives : safety film, b&w ; chiefly 4 x 5 in. | 2 photographs (digital prints) : color. | 24,121 photographs : digital files, TIFF, mostly color....
    • Contributor: Highsmith, Carol M.
    • Date: 1980
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    National Photo Company collection
    Herbert E. French photograph collection Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    ca. 40,000 negatives : glass, and some safety film ; from 4 x 5 in. to 8 x 10 in. | ca. 40,000 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; various sizes. | The National Photo Company Collection documents virtually all aspects of Washington, D.C., life, including inaugurations, sports, landmarks, conventions, and topics of local interest. During the administrations of Presidents Wilson, Harding, Coolidge, and...
    • Contributor: National Photo Company
    • Date: 1909
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    Visual materials from the Lawrence E. Spivak papers
    Meet the Press collection
    ca. 5,750 items (chiefly photographic prints) ; various sizes, most 8 x 10 in. | Collection consists primarily of photographs related to Lawrence Spivak's long career in radio and television journalism. The bulk of the images are routine portrait photos and group shots of national and international political figures who were guests on the public affairs panel series "Meet the Press." Also included are...
    • Contributor: Spivak, Lawrence E. (Lawrence Edmund) - Meet the Press Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1940
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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
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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. - Tse Ten Tashi - Sikkim (India). Publicity Department
    • Date: 1965
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Visual materials from the May Craig papers 680 items (chiefly photographic prints) ; various sizes. | Images document Craig's career as a journalist. Includes Craig with prominent political and military figures, as well as national and international government officials, including some women politicians. Also includes Craig in professional activities with other journalists, including the Women's National Press Club; many publicity photographs of the Meet the Press show depicting Craig with other...
    • Date: 1926
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    Visual materials from the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People records (Library of Congress)
    Visual materials from the NAACP records | National Association for the Advancement of Colored People collection | NAACP collection
    4,596 items (photographic prints, photomechanical prints, lithographs, engravings, and drawings) : most b&w, a few color ; various sizes, most 8 x 10 in. or smaller, some as large as 76 x 61 cm. | Primarily images of national and local NAACP administrative staff and programs. Almost half of the collection consists of portraits of NAACP headquarter staff, state and national conference delegates, branch...
    • Contributor: National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
    • Date: 1838
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    Gottlieb Jazz Photograph Collection
    Gottlieb photograph collection | William P. Gottlieb / Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection | Photographs from the golden age of jazz | Golden age of jazz Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available
    1,541 negatives : film, 1,533 b&w and 8 color; 4 x 5 in. or smaller. | ca. 1,230 photographic prints : b&w contact prints; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. or smaller. | 933 photographic prints : 926 b&w, 7 color; 8 x 10 in. or smaller. | 36 transparencies : film, color; 4 x 5 in. or smaller. | Photographs made by writer-photographer...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1938
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    Adams photographs of Manzanar War Relocation Center
    Photographs of Manzanar War Relocation Center. | Manzanar Collection.
    217 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 11 x 14 inches or smaller. | 174 negatives : safety film ; 5 x 7 inches or smaller. | 68 negatives : nitrate ; chiefly 4 x 5 inches. | Photographs document the lives of Japanese Americans interned during World War II at the Manzanar Relocation Center, in Inyo County, California. There are numerous close-up and...
    • Contributor: Adams, Ansel
    • Date: 1943
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    Mabel Beck collection of photographs of Wright brothers overseas trips, portraits, and early flight tests at Dayton, Ohio and Kitty Hawk, N.C. 74 photographic prints : chiefly gelatin silver, b&w ; 33 x 47 cm. or smaller. | The bulk of the photographs show the brothers in Europe in 1909 to promote their airplane through training and exhibition flights. Includes them meeting with nobility and other officials at Pau, France; Orville Wright with Ferdinand Zeppelin, the Crown Prince of Germany, and others while in Berlin and...
    • Contributor: Beck, Mabel
    • Date: 1881
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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: Goldsberry, Louise Dunham - Beals, Jessie Tarbox - Underwood & Underwood
    • Date: 1900
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    Lomax photographs depicting folk musicians, primarily in the southern United States and the Bahamas 400 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 8x10 in. and smaller. | Snapshots primarily documenting sound recording expeditions carried out by John Avery Lomax, Alan Lomax, and Ruby Terrill Lomax for the Archive of American Folk Song from 1934 to ca. 1950. Photographs depict African American, white, and Latino musicians, singers and dancers, in the southern United States (Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi,...
    • Contributor: Lomax, John A. (John Avery) - Lomax, Alan - Lomax, Ruby T. (Ruby Terrill) - Archive of American Folk Song
    • Date: 1934