2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Frances Benjamin Johnston photograph collection (Library of Congress).

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

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


    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.

  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.


    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.