United States -- Pictorial works
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 6 Collections and/or Records:
Paola Agosti photographs
Call Number: GEN MSS 1759
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of 667 black-and-white and color photographic prints by Italian photographer Paola Agosti documenting social change, political movements, and daily life in Italy, South America, Cuba, and the United States. Agosti’s photographs of Italy depict the feminist movement and women’s rights organizations Movimento di Liberazione della Donna and Unione Donne Italiane in the 1970s and 1980s, the gay rights collective Fronte Unitario Omosessuale Rivoluzionario Italiano...
Collection of advertisements that depict American history
Call Number: WA MSS S-2622
Overview: This collection consists of collecting cards, advertising cards, sticker books, sheet music, and printed ephemera that document popular culture images of the United States and North America, as viewed chiefly by countries throughout Europe, including France, Great Britain, Belgium, Germany, Italy, and Spain. The collection provides depictions of American subjects and themes from primarily European viewpoints used by companies to advertise their products or as premiums accompanying products....
Dates: 1870-2004, bulk 1887-1970
Photochroms of Sites in the United States and Mexico
Call Number: WA Photos 1344
Overview: Collection of photochroms of sites in the United States and Mexico published by the Detroit Photographic Company, 1893-1903. The collection includes significant visual documentation of locations in several states including California, Colorado, New York, and Pennsylvania as well as Washington, D.C., and Mexico, in addition to an image or two for the states of Arizona, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nebraska, New Mexico, South Dakota, and Utah. The collection includes at least...
Carl and Shelley Smith Mydans papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 754
Overview: The Carl and Shelley Smith Mydans Papers contain photographic prints, slides, negatives, correspondence, notebooks, drafts of writings, objects, and audiovisual material documenting the careers of Carl Mydans, a photojournalist, and Shelley Smith Mydans, a journalist and novelist. The material dates from 1930 to 2005 and provides insight into the Mydans' careers including their work for Life magazine and their book projects. The papers include photographs taken by Mydans while working for the...
David Plowden photographs and papers
Call Number: WA MSS S-2957
Overview: This collection consists of photographs and papers that document the work of David Plowden as a photographer and author, 1943-2011. The photographic work in the collection records scenes from main streets and churches in small towns to barns and grain elevators in farmlands, as well as industrial cityscapes of cities like Chicago, Illinois, and New York City. The images also document railroads and their infrastructures, as well as bridges and canals throughout the United States and Canada, and...
Frank Kellogg Smith travel photographs and memorabilia
Call Number: GEN MSS 567
Overview: The collection consists of photograph albums, loose photographs, and memorabilia compiled by Frank Kellogg Smith that document his travels, predominately in western and central Europe, southern and eastern Africa, and the southern Pacific region, primarily from 1898-1922. Locations in Europe include Azerbaijan, Belgium, Channel Islands, France, Georgia, Great Britain (consisting of trips to England and Scotland), Hungary, Malta, Netherlands, Romania, Russia, Switzerland, and Ukraine. Locations...
Dates: 1898-1959, bulk 1898-1922