2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Film negatives--1950-1990.

  1. U.S. News & World Report magazine photograph collection (Library of Congress)

    whole collection ca. 1,228,000 items. ca. 45,500 contact sheets (1,182,500 images) : b&w and some color ; 9 x 12 in. or smaller.. ca. 1,182,400 negatives : film, b&w and some color ; 35 mm., 2 1/4 in., 5 x 7 in., and 8 x 10 in.. ca. 100 transparencies : film, color ; 35 mm., 4 x 5 in., and 8 x 10 in.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Chronological pictorial representation of local, national, and international news topics, with particular emphasis on Washington, D.C., and the United States. Photojournalistic coverage of politics, government, economics, industry, education, domestic life, transportation, communication, health care, and housing. Documents political campaigns and conventions, congressional hearings, press conferences, foreign affairs, as well as space flight, consumer products, gas rationing, and campaigns for African American civil rights. Images related to protests and the aftermath of riots and material related to such issues of the period as civil rights. Covers events including the Vietnam War, Watergate, and statesmen's visits (for example, Richard Nixon's 1958 trip to the Soviet Union, Nikita Khrushchev's 1959 visit to the United States, and Fidel Castro's 1959 trip to the United States). Also includes Washington, D.C., sites, particularly federal government buildings and monuments. Portrayal of national political, religious, and cultural leaders and personalities. U.S. and international leaders include presidents, Martin Luther King, Jr., Fidel Castro, Indira Gandhi, Golda Meir, Anwar Sadat, and Menachem Begin.

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  2. Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection (Library of Congress)

    20,134 photographs (includes 8,803 slides and 8,239 photographic prints; 3,092 negatives). -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Photographs cover national and some international news stories featuring prominent people and events from 1960 to the early 1990s, including prominent people from a variety of occupations: academics, actors, architects, artists, authors, business leaders, cartoonists, civic leaders, composers, designers, government officials (including United Nations representatives), journalists, lawyers, musicians, news anchors, poets, playwrights, politicians; presidents and their families; religious leaders, scientists; film, television, opera and theater directors and producers; and prominent persons in the labor rights, civil rights and women's rights movements. Subjects include art, art exhibits, civic, cultural and social activities; entertainment, health, music, political campaigns, presidential elections, popular culture, and television programs. Gotfryd captures his subjects in formal portraits, at events, or in activities associated with their careers. Coverage of news stories is broad with a focus on cultural and social events in the United States, particularly in New York City. Examples of prominent subjects include Vietnam War demonstrations, drug addiction, labor strikes, politics, theater and fashion among many others. Views of New York City street scenes, people, nightlife, buildings and bridges are also heavily represented. In addition to these subjects, many of the color slides also show United Nations meetings, views of Israel and the West Bank, and the Pope travelling to the U.S. and Poland.