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Joan and Robert K. Morrison Collection, 1985-1987

Donor:
Morrison, Joan -2010
Morrison, Robert K
Photographer:
Beirne, Barbara T
Subject:
Moore, Irma (Gold Star parent)
Moore, Harold (Gold Star parent)
Gold Star Mothers, Inc
Peace Corps (U.S.)
Physical description:
Photoprints: Silver gelatin on paper
Photonegatives: Silver gelatin on film
6 cu. ft.: 17 boxes
139 items: audio cassettes
79 items: transcripts
160 items: photoprints, 8" x 10" and 5" x 7"
Type:
Oral history
Collection descriptions
Audio cassettes
Transcripts
Audiotapes
Photographs
Date:
1985
1985-1987
1960-1990
1960-1970
1950-2000
Notes:
Robert K. Morrison is the son of Joan Morrison.
For the Morrisons' book, Barbara Beirne was commissioned to make portraits in 1985 of civil rights and anti-war activists who were famous in the 1960s.
Summary:
Audio cassettes and transcripts: Oral history interviews conducted in 1985 with a wide variety of Americans regarding their experiences during the 1960s. Portions were published in FROM CAMELOT TO KENT STATE: THE SIXTIES EXPERIENCE IN THE WORDS OF THOSE WHO LIVED IT. (Time Books, 1987).
Photographs: 1985 photographs commissioned from photographer Barbara Beirne. Earlier photographs from a variety of sources, with negatives, many of which are copy negatives rather than originals, in several sizes, incl. 35mm., 2-1/4" x 2-1/4", and 4" x 5".
Cite as:
Joan and Robert K. Morrison Collection, 1985-1987, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African Americans--Civil rights
Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975--Protest Movements
Civil rights
United States--History
Civil rights workers
Portraits
Peace movements
Soldiers
Local number:
1989.3121 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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