Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 5 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...
Dorothy Alexander photographs
Call Number: GEN MSS 1750
Overview: The collection consists of black-and-white and color photographic prints, contact sheets, negatives, slides, indices and other papers, audiovisual media, and digital files related to the work of Canadian-American photographer Dorothy Alexander. Photographic materials encompass her professional freelance work and personal creative endeavors, particularly street photography.
Julia Driver collection of women in photography
Call Number: GEN MSS 690
Overview: This collection consists chiefly of 1559 photographs collected by Julia Driver that represent work by over 550 commercial women photographers, 1845-1940. The collection also includes thirty examples of cased photographs, which consist of ambrotypes and daguerreotypes, 1845-1862. The collection is rich in card photographs, especially cartes-de-visite and cabinet photographs created during the second half of the nineteenth century, as well as some other photographic print formats, items of...
Dates: 1845-1940, bulk 1855-1900
Trude Geiringer photographs and scrapbook
Call Number: GEN MSS 1700
Overview: The collection consists of gelatin silver photographic prints, photograph albums, and a scrapbook created by Austrian photographer Trude Geiringer. Albums contain studio portraits and travel photographs of Austria, the Swiss Alps, Rome, and pre-World War II Yugoslavia in regions of present-day Croatia and Slovenia. Also included is a picture postcard featuring a portrait of actor Werner Krauss. The scrapbook contains newspaper and magazine clippings of images taken by Atelier Geiringer und...
Dates: 1927–1937, undated
Peter Palmquist collection of women in photography
Call Number: WA MSS S-2600
Overview: This collection consists of biographical files collected by Peter Palmquist for over thirty thousand women involved in photography and photographic materials that represent the work of nearly two thousand women. Palmquist began the Women in Photography International Archive in 1971 as a systematic study of women photographers in California, which then extended to the American West. By 1994, he broadened the collection to include women involved in photography since its beginning to contemporary...
Dates: circa 1840-2017