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Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers

Photographer:
Rogala, Dawn V.  Search this
Names:
Big Apple Circus  Search this
Carson & Barnes Circus  Search this
Circus Vargas  Search this
Clyde Beatty-Cole Bros. Circus  Search this
Culpepper and Merriweather Circus  Search this
Franzen Bros. Circus  Search this
Kelly Miller Circus  Search this
Roberts Bros. Circus  Search this
Sterling and Reid Bros. Circus  Search this
Vidbel's Olde Tyme Circus  Search this
Walker Bros. Circus  Search this
Extent:
4 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Notes
Negatives
Correspondence
Interviews
Photographs
Schedules
Programs
Slides (photographs)
Date:
1992-1999
Scope and Contents:
The collection, compiled and photographed by Dawn Rogala, documents daily life in traveling, tented circuses in America, including: Clyde Beatty-Cole Brothers, Circus Vargas, Sterling & Reid Brothers, Culpepper and Merriweather, Carson and Barnes, Vidbel's Olde Tyme Circus, Big Apple Circus, Carson and Barnes Circus, Culpepper and Merriweather Circus, Franzen Brothers Circus, Roberts Brothers Circus, Sterling and Reid Brothers Circus, and Walker Brothers Circus. The collection consists primarily of photographic materials such as slides, prints and negatives. It also includes Rogala's project files containing schedules, programs, notes, correspondence, pictures of Rogala on the road, etc., and transcribed interviews that Rogala conducted.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
A paintings conservator and photographer, Rogala traveled with every tented, full time, traveling American circus which traveled at least eight months of every year, during the years 1992-1998. She photographed not only the performances, but the behind-the-scenes activities of setting up and breaking down, and activities such as animal care (especially elephants), costuming, make-up, and day-to-day life on the road.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Dawn V. Rogala, 2017.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Photographer retains copyright until death.
Topic:
Circuses (performances)  Search this
Acrobats  Search this
Elephants  Search this
Clowns  Search this
Circus  Search this
Genre/Form:
Notes -- 1990-2000
Negatives -- 1990-2000
Correspondence -- 1990-2000
Interviews -- 1990-2000
Photographs -- 1990-2000
Schedules -- 1990-2000
Programs -- 1990-2000
Slides (photographs) -- 1990-2000
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- 1990-2000
Citation:
Dawn V. Rogala Circus Photographs and Papers, 1992-1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1427
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1427
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Brooklyn Bridge Walkway [color digital photoprint]

Donor:
Covington, Robert L.  Search this
Photographer:
Covington, Robert L.  Search this
Collection Donor:
Covington, Robert L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper, unmounted., image approx. 2.5" x 5.5" on 8.5" x 11" paper.)
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereographs
Portfolios (groups of works)
Place:
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1990
Local Numbers:
AC1201-0000003.tif (AC Scan No.)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in Archives Center exhibition, "Gift of the Artist: Photographers as Donors," November 11, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. David Haberstich, curator.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Bridges -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1990-2000 -- Color photoprints -- Digial
Stereographs
Portfolios (groups of works) -- 1990-2000
Collection Citation:
Robert Covington Stereograph Portfolio, 1989-2008, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
See more items in:
Robert Covington Stereograph Portfolio
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1201-ref542

Looking South from North Tower, WTC {World Trade Center], [color photoprint]

Donor:
Covington, Robert L.  Search this
Photographer:
Covington, Robert L.  Search this
Names:
World Trade Center (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Collection Donor:
Covington, Robert L.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper, unmounted., image approx. 2.25" x 5.5" on 8.5" x 11" paper.)
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Portfolios (groups of works)
Stereographs
Photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
Date:
1999
Local Numbers:
AC1201-0000004.tif (AC Scan No.)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in Archives Center exhibition, "Gift of the Artist: Photographers as Donors," November 11, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. David Haberstich, curator.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Portfolios (groups of works) -- 1990-2000
Stereographs
Photographs -- 1990-2000 -- Color photoprints -- Digial
Collection Citation:
Robert Covington Stereograph Portfolio, 1989-2008, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
See more items in:
Robert Covington Stereograph Portfolio
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1201-ref543

Maid of Cotton, 1993, Anna Spiller. [color]

Collector:
The Cotton Museum at the Memphis Cotton Exchange  Search this
Names:
Spiller, Anna  Search this
Collection Creator:
Cotton Museum (Memphis, Tennessee)  Search this
National Cotton Council  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 3-1/2" x 4-1/4".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Scope and Contents:
Head shot.
Arrangement:
Box No. 13.
Local Numbers:
AC1176-0000017.tif (AC Scan No.)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in Archives Center exhibition, "The Experience of a Lifetime: The Maid of Cotton Story, 1939-1993", from December 1, 2010 to March 25, 2011. Craig Orr, curator.
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Beauty contestants  Search this
Beauty contests -- United States  Search this
Cotton industry  Search this
Cotton textile industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1990-2000 -- Color photoprints
Collection Citation:
Maid of Cotton Records, 1939-1993, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Maid of Cotton Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1176-ref698

Arthur Taussig "The Museum Project" Photoprints,

Donor:
Taussig, H. Arthur  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
circa 1995-2015
Scope and Contents:
Arthur Taussig created "The Museum Project" to document what he terms "vernacular" museums in America, on offbeat or esoteric subjects. The collection contains color photoprints, organized regionally, of the interiors and exteriors of the museums he documented, and a hard drive containing all the images from the project.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Biographical / Historical:
An artist and photographer, Taussig has conducted several documentary photographic projects, in addition to being a recording artist and book illustrator.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Arthur Taussig, 2016
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Museums -- United States  Search this
Vernacular museums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- 21st century
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- 1990-2000
Citation:
Arthur Taussig "The Museum Project" Photoprints, ca. 1995-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1396
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1396

[Unidentified young man without legs riding an accessible snowboard : color photoprint]

Collection Creator:
Capozzi, Matthew  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 3.3".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1990-2000.]
Scope and Contents:
Photographer unidentified.
Local Numbers:
01074706.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Disabilities  Search this
People with disabilities  Search this
Sports for the handicapped  Search this
Snowboarding  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1990-2000 -- Color photoprints
See more items in:
Accessible Snowboard Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0747-ref544

American Family Photographs Collection

Creator:
Discover Card.  Search this
Extent:
3 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Color prints (photographs)
Snapshots
Chromogenic processes
Chromogenic color prints
Date:
circa 1996-1997
Scope and Contents note:
Color snapshots of family groups, with contest entry forms; also, copy of CD-ROM used in exhibition.
Arrangement:
1 series. Arranged alphabetically by family name within four separate regional groupings.
Biographical/Historical note:
Photographs solicited in a nationwide contest organized by Discover card in connection with a Smithsonian exhibition. For example, Barbara (Mrs. George D.) Derry of Melbourne, Florida submitted a color photograph of her family group.
General:
on paper prints,,mostly 3.5 x 5" and 4 x 6".,Color dyes
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Individual photographers hold copyrights. Copyright and privacy restrictions on reproduction.
Topic:
Family -- 20th century  Search this
Contests  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- 1990-2000
Color prints (photographs)
Snapshots -- 1990-2000
Chromogenic processes
Chromogenic color prints
Citation:
American Family Photographs, ca. 1996-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0636
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0636

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