16 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Portrait photographs.

  1. Emile Berliner collection, 1871-1965

    41 boxes (approximately 1,000 items). 232 photographic prints : . 29 negatives : . over 400 sound discs, including zinc, copper, celluloid, rubber, shellac, and vinyl pressings and masters, in various speeds, and in sizes ranging from 5 to 12 inches in diameter. 1 film reel of 1 (12 feet) : . over 100 items, chiefly telephone, gramophone, and laboratory equipment, with 7 acoustic insulating panels and material samples, all made of various materials and in various sizes. -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born immigrant to America who invented the gramophone, the flat disc recording, the radio microphone, acoustic tile, and an early version of the helicopter. Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the...

  2. Louisiana hayride collection, 1904-2006

    5 linear feet (10 boxes, 1 map case folder, approximately 4,375 items) ;. 190 photographic prints : . 110 negatives : . over 200 sound recordings, including 7-inch analog sound tape reels and digital (DAT) sound cassettes; vinyl and shellac analog discs in various sizes and speeds (78, 45, and 33 1/3 rpm); and digital compact discs (CD and CD-R). 37 videocassettes, including 1/2-inch analog VHS and SVHS, and 1/4-inch digital DVCAM videocassettes. -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection documents radio history in Shreveport, Louisiana, with a special emphasis on the Louisiana Hayride country music program. Major topics include the earliest radio broadcasts in Shreveport, the founding and growth of KWKH radio under owner/broadcaster W.K. Henderson, and the legendary performances of the Louisiana Hayride program, which was broadcast live on KWKH radio from the...

  3. Photographs from the Mary Margaret McBride collection, 1934-1968, and undated

    3 boxes, including approximately 620 photographic prints, 23 negatives, and 15 folders of textual material. -- Recorded Sound Reference Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting & Recorded Sound Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographs and accompanying paper documents that form part of the much larger Mary Margaret McBride Collection in the Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division of the Library of Congress. The collection represents McBride's long and influential career as a journalist and pioneering woman radio personality; photographs show McBride, some of her guests, program anniversary events,...

  4. John Cohen collection, circa 1950-2009

    14,525 items.. 107 containers.. 18 linear feet.. 26 containers ; 8,400 items.. 121 photographs : film negatives, black-and-white and color ; 35 mm. approximately 1750 photographic prints : black and white.. 1,271 photographs : digital, TIFF files.. 62 sound cassettes : analog.. 107 sound wire reels : analog.. 552 sound tape reels (5 in., 7in., 10 in.) : analog.. 456 sound discs : analog, 45 rpm ; 7 in.. 6 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; ‡c 4 3/4 in.. approximately 1800 film elements in 900 containers from 16 finished films.. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Collection of manuscripts, sound recordings, graphic images, and moving images created and collected by John Cohen. The materials document Cohen's parallel careers as a musician (member of the New Lost City Ramblers) and writer during the 1960s American folk music revival, and his celebrated work as a documentary photographer and filmmaker, producer, and artist from the 1950s to the present....

  5. Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection (Library of Congress)

    11,331 items. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Photographic prints from the Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection cover national and some international news stories featuring prominent people and events from 1960 to the early 1990s.

  6. Look Magazine Picture Research File (Library of Congress)

    ca. 53,000 photographic prints (chiefly b&w, a few color) ; ca. 1,800 safety and nitrate film negatives (chiefly copy negatives) ; ca. 1,300 color transparencies. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    A collection of chiefly photographic prints used as reference material on personalities and a variety of subjects for the publication of stories in Look Magazine. Material focuses on popular activists, entertainers, politicians, locales, major conflicts, and movements of the mid-twentieth century.

  7. Visual materials from the National Woman's Party records

    ca. 450 items. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    These photographs are primarily portraits of persons involved in the National Woman's Party.

  8. Visual materials from the Clare Boothe Luce papers

    3,740 items (chiefly photographic prints). -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The collection includes photographs relating to Luce's varied careers (journalist, dramatist, editor, and politician) and her personal life.

  9. Visual materials from the Blackwell family papers

    171 items (chiefly lantern slides and photographic prints) ; 28 x 23 cm. or smaller. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Blackwell family members worked from women's rights. This collection includes images of events and portraits of notable women and men involved in the women's suffrage movement.

  10. Katherine Young collection

    210 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 59 x 48 cm. or smaller.. -- Prints & Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The Katherine Young Collection includes formal portraits of national and international figures, including diplomats, statesmen, and political figures. It also includes some portraits of U.S. Supreme Court justices, architects, and artists.