Photographic material dates from 1935-1986 and consists of black and white, and color photographic prints, as well as slides. Subjects include Day throughout her life, with friends and artists, and working in her studio. Several folders also contain prints and slides of her paintings and sculptures. Photograph albums primarily contain additional images of Day's artwork.
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The Worden Day papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Worden Day papers, 1935-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.