Discovered 11 Entries

The Pruitt and Shanks Photographic Collection: The Life of a Southern Region in 140,000 Images

The Pruitt and Shanks Photographic Collection: The Life of a Southern Region in 140,000 Images

A very large collection of photographic negatives produced by two studio/commercial photographers in Columbus (Lowndes County), Mississippi, and the surrounding area from the late 1920s into the 1970s. There are about 142,000 images, both...

The Roman Vishniac Project

In 1935, Roman Vishniac (1897-1990), a Russian Jewish expatriate working as a biologist and photomicroscoper in Berlin, was commissioned by the Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) to photograph impoverished Jewish communities throughout Central and...

Sharing Terpsichore's Legacy: A Collaborative Project (Terpsichore)

'Terpsichore' covers a variety of dance-related materials in 14 collections at four institutions (the Repositories). The Dance Notation Bureau (DNB)in New York City collections feature the writings of dance notation innovator Rudolf Laban, docu...

The Roman Vishniac Project

In 1935, Roman Vishniac, a Russian Jewish expatriate living in Berlin and working as a biologist and photomicroscoper, was commissioned by the Jewish Joint Distribution Committee (JDC) to photograph and raise awareness of impoverished Jewish commu...

Bringing Objects into Focus: Digitizing 40 Years of Hidden Cataloging Photographs, Negatives, and Slides

The San Diego Museum of Man’s (SDMoM) collections include more than 150,000 ethnographic objects, over 500,000 archaeological items, and over 150,000 photographic images from around the world. The materials nominated for digitization are documen...

Accessing Augusta: Photographs of a Changing Culture, 1940s to 1980s

The collections of Robert Wilkinson Studio and the Fitz-Symms Studio represent the history of Augusta, Georgia and the river region known as the Central Savanah River Area (CSRA) during a time that changed the economic landscape of the 20th centur...

Fred Bridenstine Negative Collection

The negatives were donated to the Museum by the son of the photographer and the collection additionally includes thousands of portraits which will be digitized at a later date. The subjects, as well as rodeos and fairs, include mining, ranching, ...

Accessing Augusta: Photographs of a Changing Culture, 1940s to 1980s

The collections of Robert Wilkinson Studio and the Fitz-Symms Studio represent the history of Augusta, Georgia and region known as the Central Savanah River Area (CSRA) during a tumultuous part of the 20th century. The studio of Robert Wilkinson J...

Center for the Study of Georgia History, Georgia Regents University

The pioneering photographic archives from the expeditions of Dr. Roy Waldo Miner, Curator at the American Museum of Natural History from 1905-1943

The Patricia and Phillip Frost Museum of Science holds the photographic research collection of Dr. Roy Waldo Miner (1875-1955). For almost 40 years Dr. Miner was a Curator of Invertebrates at the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) in New Yo...

University of Miami, Otto G. Richter Library

Through the Lens of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: A Photojournalism View of the Great Depression, World War II, and the Birth of the Cold War, 1934-1955

The materials proposed for digitization are a group of Fort Worth Star-Telegram (FWST) negatives dating from 1934 to 1955. These negatives are just a portion of an estimated corpus of 4 million FWST negatives (mid-1920s-1990) donated to UTA Librar...

Digitizing and Cataloging the Student Work Collection of The Irwin S. Chanin School of Architecture Archive at The Cooper Union

The Cooper Union’s Student Work Collection of the Architecture Archive is unique among schools of architecture. To our knowledge, few architecture schools possess such an extensive archive of their pedagogies over such a lengthy period of time. ...