5 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Johnston, Frances Benjamin, 1864-1952.

  1. Waddy B. Wood papers, 1885-1941

    2,400 items. 6 containers. 2.4 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Architect of Washington, D.C. Correspondence, writings, speeches, contracts, and other papers relating chiefly to Waddy B. Wood's career as an architect and designer in Washington, D.C. Also documented in the collection is Wood's involvement with the American Institute of Architects and the Democratic Party.

  2. Frances Benjamin Johnston papers, 1855-1956

    19,000 items. 50 containers plus 1 oversize. 21.2 linear feet. 37 microfilm reels. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographer and illustrator. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial papers, family papers, clippings, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Johnston's career as a photographer of national figures and events, her photography of gardens and estates, compilation of a photographic record of Southern colonial architecture, participation in international exhibitions, travels and personal life, and the emerging role of women in the profession of photography.

  3. Frances Benjamin Johnston photograph collection (Library of Congress)

    25,000 items. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Primarily photographs by Frances B. Johnston, including portraits of prominent Americans, foreign dignitaries, and members of Washington, D.C., social and political circles. As a photojournalist she provided stories for magazines about schools, industries, and such events as world's fairs, ca. 1890-1913. Architecture and gardens in the United States, concentrating on the South, Mid-Atlantic, New England, and the Pacific Coast, ca. 1910-1945. Travels in Europe, Middle East, Bermuda, and across the United States, ca. 1899-1925. Also includes material collected by Johnston, such as artistic photos primarily by women photographers, family photos, albums, graphic ephemera, and architectural and watercolor drawings.

  4. Olmsted Associates records, 1863-1971

    170,000 items. 637 containers plus 24 oversize. 255 linear feet. 531 microfilm reels. 1,297 digital files (1.3 GB). -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Landscape architectural firm. The records include correspondence, letterbooks, memoranda, reports, plans, specifications, newspaper clippings, photographs, drawings, journals, account books, ledgers, lists, diagrams, blueprints, deeds, and printed matter constituting the business files of the firm and reflecting the breadth of the projects undertaken by its staff. A small group of Olmsted family papers is also contained in the collection.

  5. Visual materials from the Booker T. Washington papers

    701 items (chiefly photographic prints); 57 x 41 cm. or smaller.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographs document the activities of Booker T. Washington as a leader and agrarian organizer in the South at the turn of the century. Many depict Booker T. Washington’s speaking engagements at such places as Ocala, Tallahasee, and Daytona, Fla.; Mound Bayou, Miss.; and Baton Rouge, La. The collection also includes photographs that document classes and activities at the Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute, Tuskegee, Ala., including a parade for the celebration of the visit of President Theodore Roosevelt on October 24, 1905; celebrations for the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Institute in 1906; and students building dormitories and other facilities. Also includes a group portrait of the faculty of the Institute in 1897, as well as a few images of such faculty members as Frederick Douglass, Emmett Scott, and George Washington Carver. In addition, the collection contains portraits of other African Americans, including Blanche K. Bruce, Henry O. Tanner, John R. Lynch, Richard T. Greener, and John M. Langston, as well as alumni of Tuskegee Institute. Also includes portraits of African American students at other schools in the South. Many images are unique because of personal inscriptions to Booker T. Washington.