Collection Items

  • Collection
    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: Geo. R. Lawrence Co. - West Coast Art Co. - Bandholtz, F. J. (Frederick J.) - Haines Photo Co. (Conneaut, Ohio) - Pillsbury Picture Co.
    • Date: 1851
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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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    Circus, carnival, and rodeo poster collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available ca. 500 prints (posters) : most color; various sizes. | Includes posters created to advertise many kinds of general circuses, acrobatic and animal acts, and wild west shows, including Barnum & Bailey, Forepaugh & Sells, Ringling Brothers, Buffalo Bill, and other companies. In addition, a few posters feature carnivals and rodeos. The bulk of the posters were produced in the United States, but circuses...
    • Contributor: Strobridge & Co. Lith
    • Date: 1840
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    Theatrical poster collection (Library of Congress) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available 1,784 prints (posters) : some b&w, most color; various sizes. | Collection includes posters advertising individual plays and operettas, burlesque, vaudeville, and specialty acts, dance companies, extravaganzas produced by the Kiralfy Brothers, portraits of entertainers, and stock posters. Featured performers include Julia Arthur, De Wolfe Hopper, Joseph Hart Vaudeville Co., Thomas W. Keene, Andrew Mack, Robert B. Mantell, Mathews & Bulger, Lewis Morrison, Phil...
    • Contributor: Strobridge & Co. Lith - U.S. Lithograph Co. - U.S. Printing Co. - A.S. Seer Print - Metropolitan Litho. Studio - H.C. Miner Litho. Co. - Courier Litho. Co.
    • Date: 1850
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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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    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: H.C. White Co - Keystone View Company - International Stereograph Co. - Underwood & Underwood - Rau, William Herman - Singley, L. (Benjamin Lloyd) - American Stereoscopic Company - Strohmeyer & Wyman
    • 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-Schleisner, Inc - Gottscho, Samuel H. (Samuel Herman) - Schleisner, William H. (William Herman)
    • Date: 1896
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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
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    Visual materials from the records of the National Woman's Party ca. 450 items ; various sizes. | Includes primarily portraits of National Woman's Party (NWP) officers, suffragists, politicians and business women; NWP meetings and formal gatherings; women delegates at United Nations sessions on human and civil rights; views of the organization's headquarters at Washington, D.C.; postcards depicting women's suffrage slogans; anti-war posters from the National Council for Prevention of War, the American Friends Service...
    • Contributor: National Woman's Party
    • Date: 1884
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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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    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