2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Gelatin silver prints--1950-1990.

  1. 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.

  2. David Plowden collection : photographs of architecture, landscapes, and transportation in the United States and Canada

    164 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 11 x 14 in.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    This collection of large-format photographs depicts rural, small town, industrial, and urban landscape scenes; vernacular structures such as barns; and transportation systems and technologies (railroads, ferries, steamships, and roadways). Many images document vanishing aspects of the built environment. There are also several portraits of people working in transportation or other professions, such as conductors, a blacksmith, and a shopkeeper. The images are from more than 30 states in the continental United States and 3 provinces in Canada.