California -- Pictorial works
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:
Call Number: WA Photos 589
Overview: Photographs prints created and collected by Harry Adams, 1943-1985, that chiefly document events, activities, and individuals related to the African American community in the Los Angeles metropolitan area of California and his career as a professional photographer as well as his work for African American newspapers including the California Eagle and Los Angeles Sentinel.
Dates: 1943-1985, bulk 1951-1985
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
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 173
Ruth Wilhelmina Kohlstedt Benson and Eloise Jeanette Benson Nicholl photographs and photograph albums of California life
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
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...
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
Call Number: WA Photos Folio 75
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.
Call Number: WA Photos 1271
Overview: Photograph albums compiled by Makiko Ichiyasu of life in southern California, 1922-1945. Depicted are Ichiyasu, relatives, and acquaintances, as well as Young Women’s Christian Association events. Identified locations include San Francisco, Los Angeles, Watsonville, Sonora, and Russian River. One album documents Ichiyasu’s travels to Hawaii with YWCA acquaintances (Box 3); another documents her travels with friends to Arizona and Utah (Box 5). Multiple photographs appear to have been taken in...
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.
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
Call Number: WA MSS S-4426
Overview: Circa 115 photographs relating to Joseph W. Lee, Nancy L. Kim Lee, and Karl T. Kim, circa 1908-1949. Images are chiefly group and individual portraits of Joseph Lee, Nancy Lee, Karl Kim, and other Korean and Korean-American men, women, and children (including Korean independence activist Ahn Changho and Mary Stewart, a supporter of Upland's Korean community) in California. Multiple photographs document Joseph Lee, Nancy Lee, and Karl Kim’s involvement with the Young Korean Academy Congress and...
Dates: circa 1908-1949
Call Number: WA Photos 1276
Overview: 5 photograph albums compiled by Harry Hideo Matsukane and 1 photograph album compiled by Bernice Kazuko Nagai Matsukane of their lives in California, circa 1928-1939. Depicted are relatives, classmates, and other acquaintances (many of whom are identified). Photographs compiled by Harry Matsukane were primarily taken in Santa Ana, California, and are chiefly of athletic events, parades, and family automobiles. An album from 1936-1937 documents his travels in Japan to Nakatsugawa, Yawatahama,...
Dates: circa 1928-1939
Call Number: WA Photos 1337
Overview: Four photograph albums with approximately 650 photographs that document the activities of Mary Shizuko Mitsueda Muranishi, approximately 1939-1950. Images are primarily of Muranishi and acquaintances in California, as well as her and William Hitoshi Muranishi in Chicago, Illinois, and a skiing trip at Snoqualmie, Washington. Multiple images in California show her classmates at Washington High School in Los Angeles and United States Army soldiers at Fort Ord.Several photographs...
Dates: approximately 1939-1950
Call Number: WA MSS S-2965
Overview: Papers and related material documenting Peter Palmquist's roles as a collector and historian of photography, as well as a photographer, 1952-2003. Material includes correspondence, writings, research files, printed material, photographs, audiovisual material, and electronic files.
Dates: circa 1822-2003, bulk 1952-2003
Call Number: WA Photos 524
Overview: Photographic material that chiefly documents Peter Palmquist's professional life as a photographer. This includes images from his service in the United States Army, mainly with the Supreme Headquarters Allied Powers Europe in Paris, France, 1955-1959, as well as his career as a staff photographer for Humboldt State University, Arcata, California, 1961-1989. The latter photographs include significant documentation of the Theater Arts Department and its productions. Other photographs and...
Dates: circa 1950-2003
Call Number: WA MSS S-2670
Overview: The collection includes information about and examples of the work of male amateur and commercial photographers, studio assistants, photographic processors, colorists, photojournalists, film makers, and film theaters collected by Peter Palmquist from 1971 until his death in 2003. The collection documents the practice and occupation of photography in Humboldt County, California, from around the incorporation of the county in 1853. This collection consists of biographical files collected by...
Dates: [circa 1850]-2003, bulk 1973-2003
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
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
Call Number: WA Photos 485