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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976

Creator:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Nyberg, Ed  Search this
Subject:
Nyberg, Ed  Search this
Green, Mark L.  Search this
Micheline, Jack  Search this
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence  Search this
McClure, Michael  Search this
Linhares, Philip E.  Search this
DeRoux, Kenneth  Search this
LeBlanc, Peter  Search this
Castellón, Rolando  Search this
Larsen, Michael  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Hirschman, Jack  Search this
Broughton, James  Search this
Herms, George  Search this
Berman, Shirley  Search this
Stiles, Knute  Search this
Selz, Peter Howard  Search this
Rexroth, Kenneth  Search this
Pomada, Elizabeth  Search this
Berman, Wallace  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes  Search this
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Art  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Topic:
Poets -- Exhibitions -- Photographs  Search this
Beat generation -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Photographers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7260
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209410
AAA_collcode_eisewill
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209410
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William J. Eisenlord photographs

Creator:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Names:
City Lights Bookstore (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Photographs  Search this
San Francisco Museum of Art  Search this
Berman, Shirley  Search this
Berman, Wallace, 1926-1976  Search this
Broughton, James  Search this
Castelli, Leo  Search this
Castellón, Rolando  Search this
DeRoux, Kenneth  Search this
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence  Search this
Green, Mark L., 1932-2004  Search this
Herms, George, 1935-  Search this
Hirschman, Jack, 1933-  Search this
Larsen, Michael, 1941-  Search this
LeBlanc, Peter, 1930-  Search this
Linhares, Philip E.  Search this
McClure, Michael  Search this
Micheline, Jack, 1929-1998  Search this
Oldenburg, Claes, 1929- -- Photographs  Search this
Pomada, Elizabeth  Search this
Rexroth, Kenneth, 1905-1982  Search this
Selz, Peter Howard, 1919-  Search this
Stiles, Knute, 1923-  Search this
Photographer:
Nyberg, Ed  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
San Francisco Calif. -- Photographs
Date:
1953-1976
Summary:
The photographs of San Francisco photographer William J. Eisenlord measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1953-1976. Photographs depict the City Lights Bookstore of San Francisco, California and the exhibition opening of "Poets of the Cities" at the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1976. Also included are photographs of jazz and beat poetry performances taken by Ed Nyberg in 1957.
Scope and Contents note:
The photographs of San Francisco photographer William J. Eisenlord measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1953-1976. Photographs depict the City Lights Bookstore of San Francisco, California and the exhibition opening of "Poets of the Cities" at the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1976. Also included are photographs of jazz and beat poetry performances taken by Ed Nyberg in 1957.

City Lights Bookstore was a popular meeting ground for many people associated with the Beat literary movement in San Francisco. The collection includes one exterior window photograph of the bookstore taken the year of its founding in 1953, and fifteen interior photographs of the store taken circa 1959. The interior shots include images of bookstore founder Lawrence Ferlinghetti, bookstore manager Shigeyoshi Murao, and various customers browsing the stacks.

The photographs taken at the "Poets of the Cities" exhibition opening on January 30, 1976 at the San Francisco Museum of Art include notable figures Jack Micheline, Claes Oldenburg, James Broughton, Phil Linhares, Mark and Sally Green, Michael Larsen, Elizabeth Pomada, Ken deRoux, Peter and Minette LeBlanc, Jack Hirschman, Rolando Castellon, Knute Stiles, Michael and Joanna McClure, Byron Meyer, Peter Selz, Leo Castelli, George Herms, and Shirley and Wallace Berman.

Also included are ten photographs taken in 1957 by Ed Nyberg at The Jazz Cellar, a popular San Francisco beat nightclub. Notable figures include Kenneth Rexroth, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Grover Sales Jr., Sonny Wayne, and Bill Weisjahn.
Arrangement note:
The collection is arranged as 2 series:

Series 1: William J. Eisenlord Photographs, 1953-1976 (Box 1; 15 folders)

Series 2: Ed Nyberg Photographs, 1957 (Box 1; 1 folder)
Biographical/Historical note:
William J. Eisenlord (1926-1997) worked as a photographer in San Francisco, California. He was an acquaintance of photographer, poet, and journalist Mark Green. Together with business partner Thayne Riggs, Eisenlord opened the Omnibus Gallery in Sacramento, California in 1980.
Provenance:
The William J. Eisenlord photographs were donated to the Archives of American Art in two installments, in 1976 and 1977, by William J. Eisenlord.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Rights:
The William J. Eisenlord photographs 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.
Topic:
Poets -- Exhibitions -- Photographs  Search this
Beat generation -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Photographers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.eisewill
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William J. Eisenlord photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
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ead_collection:sova-aaa-eisewill
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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Poets  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8621
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8621

City Lights Bookstore

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8622
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8622

City Lights Bookstore

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Books and reading  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8623
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8623

City Lights Bookstore

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Books and reading  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8624
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8624

City Lights Bookstore

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Books and reading  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8625
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8625

William Brothers, Cathy Furniss, and William Eisenlord at City Lights Bookstore

Subject:
Brothers, William P.  Search this
Eisenlord, William J.  Search this
Furniss, Cathy  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
San Francisco, Calif.
Date:
1954 July 31
Topic:
Books and reading  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8626
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8626
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City Lights Bookstore

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Books and reading  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8627
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8627

City Lights Bookstore

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Books and reading  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8628
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8628

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence  Search this
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Books and reading  Search this
Poets  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8629
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8629

Lawrence Ferlinghetti at the City Lights Bookstore

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence  Search this
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Poets  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8630
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8630

City Lights Bookstore

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Books and reading  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8631
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8631

Shigeyoshi Murao

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Poets  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8632
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8632

Lawrence Ferlinghetti and Shigeyoshi Murao

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence  Search this
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Poets  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8633
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8633

Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Poets  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8634
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8634

City Lights Bookstore

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Books and reading  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8635
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8635

City Lights Bookstore

Photographer:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997  Search this
Subject:
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1959
Topic:
Books and reading  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)8636
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William J. Eisenlord photographs, 1953-1976
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_8636

[Photographs of San Francisco artists]/ Larry Keenan, Jr, 1965-1966

Creator:
Keenan, Larry, 1943-  Search this
Subject:
Bechtle, Robert  Search this
Gooch, Gerald  Search this
McClure, Michael  Search this
Conner, Bruce  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen  Search this
LaVigne, Robert  Search this
City Lights Bookstore  Search this
Topic:
Artists -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs  Search this
Beat generation -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7692
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209856
AAA_collcode_keenlarr
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209856

[Photographs of San Francisco artists]/ Larry Keenan, Jr

Creator:
Keenan, Larry  Search this
Names:
City Lights Bookstore (San Francisco, Calif.) -- Photographs  Search this
Bechtle, Robert, 1932-  Search this
Conner, Bruce -- Photographs  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926- -- Photographs  Search this
Gooch, Gerald -- Photographs  Search this
LaVigne, Robert -- Photographs  Search this
McClure, Michael -- Photographs  Search this
Extent:
10 Items (photographic prints, b&w, 10 x 8 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1965-1966
Scope and Contents:
Photographs by Keenan of San Francisco artists.
REEL 1116: Five are of Bruce Connor, and one each of Robert Lavigne and Gerald Gooch. Gooch is wearing a Robert Bechtle designed shirt.
REEL 1817 (fr. 1284): One photograph of a group of poets and artists outside of City Lights Bookstore, San Francisco, Calif., among them Robert LaVigne and Allen Ginsberg.
UNMICROFILMED: Two photos, one of Connor and Michael McClure, and one of McClure, Connor and Allen Ginsberg chanting.
Biographical / Historical:
Photographer; Oakland, Calif.
Provenance:
Donated by Larry Keenan, Jr., 1975 and 1977. The Photograph on reel 1818 was microfilmed with AAA's Photographs of Artists, Collection II.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Photographers -- California  Search this
Topic:
Artists -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs  Search this
Beat generation -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.keenlarr
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-keenlarr

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