1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States Capitol (Washington, D.C.)--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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