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Abraham Aronow photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos 488
Overview: Groups of photographs that document contemporary photographers, as well as individuals related to the study of photography, 1982-2007; street photography in the San Francisco Bay Area, circa 1981-2009; sites throughout the American West, 1982-2008; and portraits and views, 1982-2017.
Dates: circa 1981-2009

Rift/Fault

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 173
Overview: Photographs created by Marion Belanger, 2006-2012 and printed 2015 that document tectonic shifting of the North American Plate in California and Iceland.
Dates: 2006-2015

Ruth Wilhelmina Kohlstedt Benson and Eloise Jeanette Benson Nicholl photographs and photograph albums of California life

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Call Number: WA Photos 1296
Overview: Photographs and photograph albums compiled by Ruth Wilhelmina Kohlstedt Benson and Eloise Jeanette Benson Nicholl documenting the Benson family in California, circa 1908-1947. Images are primarily formal and informal group and individual portraits of mostly identified men, women, and children chiefly in Big Bear City, La Crescenta, Los Angeles, and San Diego, California, but also in Indiana and other identified locations. Multiple photographs show the Benson family in Guadalajara, Mexico....
Dates: circa 1908-2003, bulk circa 1914-1946

Steve Fitch photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 174
Overview: Photographs created by Steve Fitch that document sites chiefly in the American West, 1970-2016, and printed 1990-2017. The collection contains 83 prints from his photographic projects, which include views of the vernacular roadside of highways, such as neon motel signs and hand-painted business signs, drive-in movie theaters, abandoned buildings, and radio towers. Photographs include sites in Arizona, California, Colorado, Kansas, Michigan, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Mexico, Oklahoma, South...
Dates: 1970-2017

George W. Fox Collection of American Indian ledger drawings and photographs

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2893
Overview: Ledger drawings by American Indians and photographs collected by George W. Fox, 1867-circa 1885. Ledger drawings in the collection include two discrete disbound volumes created in 1876 by Wohaw, a Kiowa Indian, and Soaring Eagle, a Cheyenne Indian. Photographs include portraits of American Indians and views of Indian Territory by William Stinson Soule, as well as portraits of American Indian students and views by John Nicholas Choate related to the United States Indian School in Carlisle,...
Dates: 1867-circa 1885

Photographs of the American West

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 75
Overview: This collection includes portfolios of photographs and panoramic photographs created by Halverson that document the American West, 1987-2017.
Dates: 1987-2017

Alfred A. Hart and Carleton E. Watkins Stereographs of the Central Pacific Railroad

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Call Number: WA Photos 1265
Overview: Albumen stereographs and half stereographs published by Alfred A. Hart and Carleton E. Watkins of the construction of the Central Pacific Railroad in California and Utah, 1865-1869.
Dates: 1865-1869

William E. Irwin Photographs collection

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Call Number: WA Photos 516
Overview: Photographs of sites and individuals in Oklahoma Territory and Indian Territory, as well as Texas, New Mexico, Arizona, and other places in the American West, circa 1893-1935, chiefly created by William E. Irwin, as well as by his brothers, John Allison Irwin and Marvin Elmore Irwin.
Dates: 1885-1945

Paul Kagan photographs of utopian communities and personal papers

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2640
Overview: Chiefly photographs created and copied by Kagan while conducting research for his book, New World Utopias: A Photographic History of the Search for Community. The photographs document nineteenth- and twentieth-century utopian communities, most located in California, with others in New Mexico, Pennsylvania, and Tennessee. The collection includes material that Kagan collected about utopian communities, including audiotapes of interviews and related events, as well as drawings and photographs. The...
Dates: circa 1895-circa 1989, bulk 1968-1976

Northwestern Pacific Railroad Company records

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Call Number: WA MSS S-2704
Overview: The records consist of photographs, blueprints, drawings, and reports that document the construction, maintenance, and repair of the Northwestern Pacific Railroad from Sausalito, California to Eureka, California.
Dates: 1908-1974

Photographic order book for images of California, Hawaii, and Yellowstone National Park

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Call Number: WA Photos Folio 214
Overview: Photographic order book (disbound prior to acquisition) from an unidentified photography studio (possibly Underwood & Underwood) containing photographs of California, Hawaii, and Yellowstone National Park, circa 1880-1911. Photographs of California include landscape views, street scenes, logging, and agriculture--among the identified locations are San Francisco, Stockton, and San Bernardino. Photographs of Hawaii are primarily of Honolulu and show landscape views, harbor views, Native...
Dates: circa 1880-1911

Photographs of Asian Americans

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Call Number: WA Photos 485
Overview: Photographs of Asian Americans created by Asian American photographers and others, chiefly in California, circa 1930-1982.
Dates: circa 1930-1982

Southern California oil fields aerial photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos 1306
Overview: 163 glass plate negatives of aerial photographs of oil fields in southern California by unidentified photographers, 1928-1931. Photographs were taken to locate and record existing oil well properties. Identified locations include Bakersfield, Fellows, Goleta, Kern Front Oil Field, Kettleman Hills, Lompoc, McKittrick, Midway-Sunset Oil Field, San Joaquin, Santa Ana, Santa Clara, and Santa Paula.Circa 100 photographic prints (circa 1940s-1980s) showing the same or similar...
Dates: 1928-1980s

Joseph Elam Stimson Photographs

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Call Number: WA Photos 1072
Overview: Photographs chiefly of Wyoming and Utah as well as California, Colorado, Idaho, Nebraska, Nevada, South Dakota and Yellowstone National Park, 1889-1921, and related primarily to the Union Pacific Railroad as well as natural and agricultural sites along its routes.
Dates: 1889-1921