25 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 Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and 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    Unpublished and published textual materials, photographs, sound recordings, scrapbooks, artifacts, and a motion picture documenting the life and work of the German-born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 Included are unpublished and experimental gramophone records dating from the 1890s, some of them featuring the voices of Berliner and various family members, as well as recordings published by Berliner's gramophone companies in the U.S., Canada, and Germany.

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  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 Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and 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 Shreveport Municipal Auditorium. Manuscripts and photographs are available for research; sound and video recordings are still in process.

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  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 Research Center, Motion Picture, Broadcasting, and 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, and featured places and products.

  4. John Cohen collection, circa 1939-2019

    approximately 23,425 items.. 37 linear feet.. 83 containers ; 17,300 items.. 121 photographs : film negatives, black-and-white and color ; 35 mm. approximately 1750 photographic prints : black-and-white and color.. 1,271 photographs : digital, TIFF files.. 70 posters : black-and-white and color ; 24 x 33 in. and smaller. 379 paintings and drawings : black-and-white and color ; 22.5 x 28 in. and smaller. 10 oil paintings, watercolor and mixed media pieces : color ; 15 x 18 in. and smaller. 108 sound cassettes : analog.. 107 sound wire reels : analog.. 575 sound tape reels (5 in., 7in., 10 in.) : analog.. 456 sound discs : analog, 45 rpm ; 7 in.. 34 sound discs (CD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 20 sound discs (DVD-R) : digital ; 4 3/4 in.. 11 floppy disks : digital ; 3 1/2 in.. 43 floppy disks : digital ; 5 1/4 in.. 1 hard drive with 7,520 moving image, audio, still image files : digital.. approximately 1800 film elements in 900 containers from 16 finished films.. 16 films reels : color ; 16 mm.. -- 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. Includes interviews made by Cohen with John Hartford, Harry Smith, Roger McGuinn, Pete Seeger, Bob Dylan, Gary Davis, John Summers, Cousin Emmy, Roscoe Holcomb, Charlie Higgins, Wade Ward, Friends of Old Time Music, High Atmosphere, and photographs of these and others including E. C. Ball, Clancy Brothers, Elizabeth Cotten, Willie Dixon, Jack Elliott, Woody Guthrie, Mary Frank, Lilly Brothers, Alan Lomax, Bill Monroe, Earl Scruggs, Mike Seeger, Stanley Brothers, Belle Stewart, Stony Mountain Boys, Merle Travis, Muddy Waters, Doc Watson and many others. The collection includes documentation of Greenwich Village and Harlem, New York City; Cohen's travels to Paris and Spain in the 1950s; and later to England, Wales, Scotland, Germany, Italy and Japan, and other countries. Notable is his research for his master's thesis on Peruvian textile weaving, and subsequent fieldwork in Peru. Cohen visited Peru eight times between 1956 and 2005. Subsequent projects in Peru incorporated sound recordings of Andean music, and films as well as books about weaving, music, festivals, and dance. The majority of Cohen's Peru photographs were taken during his first three trips there and focus primarily on indigenous Andean people in the Q'ero region.

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  5. Miller of Washington collection of photographic portraits of notables

    366 photographic prints : gelatin silver ; 44 x 33 cm. or smaller.. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Studio portraits of prominent Washingtonians and visitors to Washington. Subjects include cabinet members, congressmen, U.S. Supreme Court justices, diplomats, lawyers, university presidents, professors, scientists, physicians and surgeons, editors and journalists, corporate officers, directors and administrators of federal agencies, bankers, and labor leaders. Sitters include Carl Albert, Robert Woods Bliss, Hale Boggs, Francis W. Brown, Ellsworth Bunker, Edward S. Bunn, S. J., John Foster Dulles, Leonard Elstad, Luther Evans, David Finley, William Green, Clark Griffith, Mrs. William Randolph Hearst, Hubert Humphrey, Mordecai Johnson, Estes Kefauver, Boris Kroyt, Margaret Landon, William D. Leahy, Eugene McCarthy, George Meany, Agnes Meyer, Howard Mitchell, Ruth Montgomery, Drew Pearson, Mischa Schneider, Samuel Joseph Solomon, Harold Stassen, Gloria Swanson, Strom Thurmond, and Gertrude Clarke Whittall.

  6. Ralstin/Murphy collection relating to Vera-Ellen and the Hessler Dance Studio, 1929-2010

    610 items. 4 containers. 2.25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Two scrapbooks document the activities of the Hessler Dance Studio of Cincinnati, Ohio, during the 1930s and also the performance career of one of the studio's pupils, Vera-Ellen Rohe. Vera-Ellen (1921-1981), who performed under her first name, acted and danced in Hollywood films in the 1940s and 1950s. Scrapbooks were compiled by Violet and Catherine Ralstin and Catherine's husband, Paul Murphy, friends from growing up together in Ohio. Correspondence in the collection is between them and their families and Vera-Ellen and her mother, Alma Rohe. Additional items such as recital programs, ticket stubs, and handwritten dance routines document the dance activities and training at the Hessler Dance Studio. The career of Vera-Ellen and several other notables trained by the Hessler studio are documented in magazine and newspaper articles.

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  7. Katherine Young collection

    210 photographic prints : gelatin silver, b&w ; 59 x 48 cm. or smaller.. -- Prints and 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.

  8. Visual materials from the Blackwell family papers

    171 items (chiefly lantern slides and photographic prints) ; 28 x 23 cm. or smaller. -- Prints and 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.

  9. Visual materials from the Clare Boothe Luce papers

    3,740 items (chiefly photographic prints). -- Prints and 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.

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

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

    Summary:

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