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Larry Obsitnik Photo Archives

 Collection
Identifier: MC 1280

  • Staff Only

Scope and Content Note

Materials in this collection include almost 700 prints and more than 10,000 negatives. They include items spanning the entire length of Obsitnik's career as a photographer. One series features photographs taken while he was stationed in the Aleutian Islands. The collection includes approximately one hundred prints of prominent persons, including American presidents, Arkansas politicians, and celebrities; it contains a substantially larger number of negatives depicting these subjects. Several prints are autographed, including ones of Bill Clinton, Orval Faubus, and singer Johnny Cash.

Prints in the collection also include numerous photographs of Larry and Nina Obsitnik, most dating from the 1970s and 1980s. Obsitnik did not confine his craft to people; the collection also includes prints of buildings, outdoor settings, animals, and other topics. Notably the collection includes approximately four hundred negatives depicting events during the Little Rock Central desegregation crisis.

A subject index of the photographs and negatives has been compiled and attached as an appendix to the finding aid.

In addition to photographs and negatives, the collection includes a few letters, newspaper clippings, and certificates. The collection includes an original drawing of Albert Alligator by cartoonist Walt Kelly. It further includes posters supporting the presidential candidacy of Jimmy Carter. The collection includes a booklet on the experiences of Battery A, 206 Coast Artillery (AA), compiled by Battery veteran Don Drake and featuring photographs taken by Obsitnik. Finally, the collection includes medals received by Obsitnik during his military service.

Dates

  • 1918-1984

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email specoll@uark.edu at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

Restrictions apply. Items bearing the signatures of Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan have been removed to the vault. Photocopies of these items are included in the collection.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

Lawrence "Larry" W. Obsitnik was born in Little Rock on December 27, 1919. He attended Little Rock schools. A boyhood interest in photography included the opportunity in 1928 to take pictures of presidential candidate Herbert Hoover in Joliet, Illinois. Graduating from high school as war clouds gathered in Europe, Obsitnik joined the Arkansas National Guard.

Because of Obsitnik's interest in and experience with photography he was assigned to the Signal Corps Photographic Center on Long Island, New York for training as a news and combat photographer. On January 6, 1941, he was inducted into federal service as a corporal in Battery A, 206 Coast Artillery (AA). In June 1941 his unit was transferred to Dutch Harbor in the Aleutian Islands. He was at nearby Morris Cove when the Japanese attacked Dutch Harbor in early June 1942. In May 1943 he was transferred to the photographic detachment of the 14th Signal Corps Service Company at Fort Richardson, Alaska.

After the war Little Rock photographer William Hughes hired Obsitnik as an assistant. Through Hughes he received an opportunity to photograph Arkansas Razorback coach John Barnhill during a football game for the Arkansas Gazette. The photographs, featured on the newspaper's front page, created a sensation, and in 1949 Obsitnik became the Gazette's first full-time photographer. For the next thirty-five years he worked for the newspaper, becoming known as "the Chief."

Obsitnik's use of unusual camera angles and poses revolutionized photojournalism in Arkansas. During his career he photographed every United States president from Harry Truman to Ronald Reagan. He also photographed Arkansas politicians, public figures, and numerous celebrities. His 1957 photograph of American paratroopers entering Little Rock against the backdrop of a billboard reading "Who will build Arkansas if her own people do not?," taken during the Little Rock Central desegregation crisis, earned him a Pulitzer Prize nomination.

During his life, Obsitnik married three times. By his first wife he had one son and four daughters. His last wife, Nina Obsitnik, survived him. He died on November 9, 1984.

Extent

5.75 Linear Feet (15 boxes, 1 folder)

Arrangement of the Papers

Material is arranged and described in five series:
  1. Series 1. Photographic Prints
  2. Series 1. Subseries 1. Politicians, Celebrities and Personalities
  3. Series 1. Subseries 2. Larry Obsitnik, Family and Friends
  4. Series 1. Subseries 3. Miscellaneous Photographs
  5. Series 2. Photographic Negatives
  6. Series 3. A Battery 206 Coastal Artillery (Anti-Aircraft)
  7. Series 4. Miscellaneous Materials
  8. Series 5. Oversize Materials

Acquisition Information

The Larry Obsitnik Photo Archives was donated to Special Collections by Nina Obsitnik, Diane Deal, Joe Harper, Larry Harper, Ann Lazerson, and Don Drake on March 3, 1994.

Processing Information

Processed by Todd E. Lewis; completed in December 1999.

Index of Photographic Prints and Negatives: People

All the prints in the collection are in Series 1 and all the negatives are in Series 2, except that prints and negatives relating to A Battery 206 Coastal Artillery (AA) comprise Series 3.
Prints were numbered in the course of processing the Obsitnik Photo Archives in special Collections. Negatives were arranged in Series A through K and assigned identification numbers before the collection was acquired by Special Collections. No Series B was present when the donation was received.
Consequently, in the index below, the letters A-K denote negatives; the letter P denotes prints.
Subject identifications for the negatives are derived from information sheets included in cases A and C through K. The sheets provide more detailed descriptions of the negatives. The identifications, which were transcribed by donor Don Drake from notes on the photographer's envelopes, may contain some inaccuracies.
This index is divided into two sections, People and Things and Places.
African-American Student-1st in LR Central
D804-D806
Agnew, Spiro
P78; A383-A393; A474-A483
Albright, Aubrey
K1-K4
Albright, Charlie
P246; P255-P256
Alford, Dale
J229-J243; J253-J263; K151-K153
Ali, Muhammed
P11
Ashmore, Harry
P247-P249; D738-D744; K169-K179
Becker, Bill
D111-D112
Benson, Sec.
J167-J170
Bennett, Bruce
J202; J217-J219
Bentley, George
K493-K495
Berry, Harold J.
D1090-D1103
Best, Eddie
K81-K82
Blaylock, Jay
P255-P256
Blossom, Virgil
J171; J179-J181; J208-J216
Boswell, Fred
A506-A507
Brandon, Doug
P1-P3
Brown, Minnijean
I223-I235
Broyles, Frank
P4-P5
Bumpers, Dale
P6-P7; A409-A442; A508-509; A522-527; A612-A618
Camble, Judge
K531-K535
Campbell, Glen
P12
Canterbury, Archbishop of
A604-A606
Carter, Jimmy
P8-P10; A514-A521
Cash, Johnny
P13
Best, Eddie
K81-K82
Blaylock, Jay
P255-P256
Blossom, Virgil
J171; J179-J181; J208-J216
Boswell, Fred
A506-A507
Brandon, Doug
P1-P3
Brown, Minnijean
I223-I235
Broyles, Frank
P4-P5
Bumpers, Dale
P6-P7; A409-A442; A508-509; A522-527; A612-A618
Camble, Judge
K531-K535
Campbell, Glen
P12
Canterbury, Archbishop of
A604-A606
Carter, Jimmy
P8-P10; A514-A521
Cash, Johnny
P13
Dulkersh, Betty
K527-K530
Eisenhower, Dwight
P25; A8-A26
Farrar, L.
K56-K62
Faubus, Orval
P26-P30; P43; P49; P91; A2-A7; A306; A326-332; A550-A552; A626-A632; I104-I125; J49-J89; J113; J142; J173-J178; J182-J201; J264-J270; J299-J303; K74-K79
Fletcher, Albert Lewis
K149-K150
Fletcher, John (Arkansas Gazette Staff)
D676-D677; J203-J207; K63-K68
Foster, Chief
J1-J12
Ford, Gerald
P31
Fountain, Pete
D945
Frman (sic), Gene
K83-K84
Fulbright, William
P23; P32; P42; A162-A170; A171-A185; A528-A535; A558-A571; A607-A611; A626-A632; J271-J274
Fulk, Gus
K72-K73
Gardner, John
J304-J339
"Gene"
D678-D679; K52-K55
Gibson, Dan
P498-P499
Gilmore, Mrs. W.T., Jr.
K88-K93
"Greg"
D678-D679
Griffin, Marvin
J153-J157
Harris, Sam
P246; K463-K464; K519-K525
Hays, Brooks
P33-P36; A398-A408; J225-J228
Heiskell, J.N.
D156-D159; D551-D589; D868-D877; D1000-D1012
Henry, Orville
K80; K500-K505
Hickman, Darrel
A189-A192
Hill
D614-D631
Hinkell, Fred
K46-K47
Humphrey, Hubert
P37-P38; A487-A488
Hurst for Governor
A193-A194
Johnson (Conway)
J123-J135
J. Johnson Children
K180-K182
Johnson, Lady Bird
P44
Johnson, Lyndon
P39-P46; A114-A142; A359-A362
Jones, Guy "Mutt"
D113-D114; J80-J85
Jones, Jerry
D933
Joymer
K86-K87
Karam, Jimmy
D382-D394; J244-J252; K163-K168
Keesee, Steve
P257-P258; P261-P262
Kennedy, John F.
P47-P51; A143-A158; A443-A450
Kennedy, Ted
P52-P53
Kennedy, Mrs. Ted
P53
Kennly, Fred
D135-D410
Kissinger, Henry
P32a; A162-A170
Knoop, Werner
K43
Lafferty
D940
Lamb, Mrs. Ted and children
D757-D761
Lamb Family
K134-K138
Laney, Ben
A333-A340
Lauck, Chester
D926-D927
Layman, Mayor
A510-A513
Lewis, Bill
F26-F34
Lodge, Henry Cabot
A484-A486
Lower, A.
D941-D944
MacArthur, Douglas
P54-P58; A27-A67; A219-A220
McClellan, John
A221-A222; A374-A382; A540-A549; J53-J79; K74-K79
McConnell, General
A528-A535
McGovern, George
A105-A113; A363-A371; D1016-D1019
McMath, Sid
P59-P63; P88-P89; J1-J12; J53-J79; K74-K79
Mann, Woodrow
A341-A354; J114-J116
Medons, Jim
K44-K45
Mills, Wilbur
A558-A562
Moasis Children
D655-D659
Mondale, Walter
P64-P66
Monroe, Vaughan
K159-K161
Moore, Billy
K123-K124
Moore, Henry
K123-K124
Morley, D.
K381-K392
Munds, Louis
K506-K510
Murray, Ike
D773-D783
Nash, Vernon
K1-K4
Native Americans
P498-P502
Nelson
D473
Nelson, A. R.
P255-P256
Nelson Family
K143-K145
Nixon, Richard
P67; A159-A161; A484-A486
Obsitnik, Billy
D115; K140-K141
Obsitnik, Larry
P20; P32b; P85; P246-P248; P251-P252; P257-P258; P261; A358; C628-C629; D238-D246; D474; D551-D558; D678-D679; D745; D939-D940; D949; D959-D961; D963-D964; D1079-D1089; K52-K55; K147; K402-K407
Obsitnik, Larry, Jr., and Diane
D120-D124; K470-K474
Obsitnik, Larry's Father
D451; K140-K141
Obsitnik, Larry's Mother
K140-K141
Obsitnik, Nina
P9-P10; P61-P62; C469-C474; C714-C723
Obsitnik Family
K139-K141
Party, Debra and Donna
K368-K373
"Pat"
D607-D613
Patterson
K350-K363; K486-K491
Patterson, Hugh
P247-P249; D156-D159; K69-K71
Patterson, Mrs. Hugh G.
K459-K462
Patterson, W.L. "Pat"
P249; P257-P258; P262
Patterson Family
K127-K133
Penick, James
D5-D9
Portis, Bob
D125-D127
Portis, Charles
P535; K162; K539-K547; see also unnumbered prints at end of Negative Case K
Portis, Charles
P535; K162; K539-K547; see also unnumbered prints at end of Negative Case K
Portis, Jerry
D125-D127
Portis, Larry
D125-D127
Portis, Richard
D116; D125-D127
Prescott, Gene
P247-P249; P251-P253; P257-P258; P261-P262
Presley, Elvis
P68-P71
Pryor, David
P72; A374-A382; A489-A505
Prescott, Gene
P247-P249; P251-P253; P257-P258; P261-P262
Presley, Elvis
P68-P71
Pryor, David
P72; A374-A382; A489-A505
Remmel, Pratt C.
D484-D485
Rickenbacker, Eddie
A395-A397
Riley, Bob
P62
Rockefeller, Nelson
A467-A473
Rockefeller, Winthrop
P76; P78-P84; A1; A355; A383-A393; A464-A483; A536-A552; A556-A557; A572-A575; A586-A603; A619-A625; A633-A636; J142; J220-J224; J304-J359; J572-J902
Rockwell, George Lincoln
D82-D84
Roosevelt, Eleanor
A307-A316
Roosevelt, Franklin D.
P85; A358
Rose, Governor
J53-J79
Ross, Margaret
F26-F34
Ross, Mrs. John
See Quatie
Ross--, John (Gazette Photographer)
P258
Running, Bernard
J360-J571
Rush, Jerry
P610-P612
Saltzgaver, Jack
D499
Sanders, Colonel
P17-P18
Scott
D1055-D1060
Ross--, John (Gazette Photographer)
P258
Running, Bernard
J360-J571
Rush, Jerry
P610-P612
Saltzgaver, Jack
D499
Sanders, Colonel
P17-P18
Scott
D1055-D1060
Sixkiller, Bill
P502
Smith, Bobby
D954-D956
Speed, Gary
P257; P261
Stenvisas
K125-K126
Stephen, W.
K396-K398
Stevenson, Adlai
A582-A585
Stevenson, R. Redding
J47-J48
Suomi, Neal
J117-J118
Teller, Edward L.
P81
Terry, D.D.
See D.D. Terry Home
Thornton, Ray
P86
Touchy, James
K1-K4
Truman, Harry
P87-P91; A68-A104; A195-A218; A223-A305
Tucker
K281-K307
Teller, Edward L.
P81
Terry, D.D.
See D.D. Terry Home
Thornton, Ray
P86
Touchy, James
K1-K4
Truman, Harry
P87-P91; A68-A104; A195-A218; A223-A305
Tucker
K281-K307
Weigr, Jr., Jim
J279-J298
White, Frank
P95-P99
Whitworth, Bill
K85
Willinson, Jim
K517-K518
Wilson, Hank
P258
Wilson, Woodrow
P100
Winder, Ray
D499
Witherspoon, Cpt.
J114-J116
Wolf, Red
D499
Woods, Henry
P63
Woods, Russell
D1061-D1063

Index of Photographic Prints and Negatives: Places and Things

In the index below, the letters A-K denote negatives; the letter P denotes prints.
Aerial Photos (unidentified)
C78-C79
Air Force Base-Jacksonville
D928-D930; D934-D937
Airbase (unidentified)
D298-D300; K5-K11
Aircraft
P228-P245
Aircraft-AF-KC 135 Jet Tanker
D904-D905
Aircraft-B 47
D660-D671
Aircraft-New Bomber
D928-D930
Aircraft-Forced Landing, Jan. 1954
E150-E159
Airplane Crash
C219-C233
Airplane Crash-USAF Plane, 1973
D1042-D1047
Alcoa Plant, Benton
P497
Aluminum Bowl Football Game, 1956
K14-K40
Animals-Birds
See Birds
Animals-Cats
See Cats
Animals-Crocodiles
C798-C813
Animals-Dogs
See Dogs
Animals-Frogs
C783-C785
Animals-Great Cats
C760-C763
Animals-Polar Bears
C774-C778
Animals-Squirrels
P613-P620; C438-C440; C510-C516; C548-C558; C587-C589; C593-C606; C755-C759
Arkansas Gazette
J119-J122
Arkansas Gazette-Personnel
P246-P263; P535; D684-D699; D931-D932; D1020-1041; F1-F296
Arkansas Gazette-Photo Staff
D497-D498
Arkansas Gazette Building-Fire
D210-D224; D672-D675
Arkansas Gazette Building-New
C258-C259; C340-C344; D61-D68; D234-D236
Arkansas Gazette Building-Old
D210-D233; D302-D303; E114-E128
Arkansas Girls State
D500-D506; D508-D522
Arkansas Kraft Corporation
E42-E46
Arkansas National Guard
K1-K4; see also Battery A, 206 Coast Artillery (AA)
Arkansas Post
D846-D848
Arkansas Power and Light-Protest
D357-D378
Arkansas Power and Light Tower
D746-D747
Arkansas Revenue Department
D97-D98
Arkansas Rice Corporation
E26-E31
Arkansas River
P416-P439; C61-C63; C74; C81-C82; C87-C89; C163-C173; C275-C278; D89-D96; D306-D307
Arkansas River-Bridges
See Bridges-Arkansas River
Arkansas River Project
C250-C252
Arkla Chemical
E37-E41
Armistice Day Parade, 1939
K1-K4
Arts/Crafts
P264-P269
Automobile Accident
D951-D953; K5-K11
Bank on West 5th Street
D816
Baptist Hospital
See Hospitals-Baptist
Baseball
D499
Basketball-Girls'
D71-D77
Bath House-Hot Springs
P270
Battery A, 206 Coast Artillery (AA)
P490; Series 3 passim
Bauxite Pits
E114-E128
Beebe-Tornado
D475-D483
Benton Highway
See Highway-To Benton
Benton State Hospital
See Hospitals-Benton State
Bicentennial
P271
Big Rock
E114-E128
Billy Mitchell Boy's Club
A372-A373
Birds
P272-P348; C550-C563; C650-C652; C662-C684; C693-C694; C755-C759; C764-C766; C771-C773
Birds-Blue Jays
C488-C508
Birds-Brown Thrashers
C564-C586
Birds-Cardinals
P332-P338; C509-C516
Birds--Cedar Waxwings
P339-P343
Birds-Chickadees
C410-C437
Birds-Finches
C455-C457
Birds-Humming
P344-P348; C452-C454; C517-C518; C640-C641
Birds-Owls
C450-C451; C796-C797
Bridge Construction (unidentified)
C271-C274; C336-C338
Bridges-Arkansas River
P416-P439; C59; C61; C64; C71-C73; C83; C134-C138; C146; C148-C150; C234; C260-C268; E103-E104
Bridges-Broadway
D46; D336-D346; D349-D350; D814-D815; D834
Bridges-Interstate
C73; E103-E104
Bridges--LR Railroad Bridges
C64; C71-C72; C153-C154
Bridges--LR-NLR
C61; C73; C146; C148-C150; C234; C260-C268; E103-E104
Bridges-Main Street
C59; C71-C72; C83; D336-D346; D814-D815; D832-D833; G1
Bridges-Mississippi River
C235-C246
Buildings (unidentified)
P349-P357; D260-D264
Building-Center Street
D266
Bull Shoals Dam
P87
Bus Strike, 1951
D708-D737
Cabot-Tornado, 1976
D984-D994
Cal Collier Party, 1984
D950
Camp Robinson
D748-D756
Cato Methodist Church
See Methodist Church-Cato
Cats
P360-P363; C593-C603; D925
Cattle Sale
A553-A555
Cavern
P364-P367
Central Flying Service
C196-C216; D265
Central High-Class of 1940
K146
Central High Crisis
P440-P443; H33-H68; I69-I386
Chancellor Guy Williams Court
J161-J166
Cherry Valley-Tornado, 1953
C174-C195
Christmas Season
P619; P625-P626; C550-C558; D237; D963-D964
Citizens Council
H34-H44
Clouds
C814-C828
Conference of Christians and Jews
P368
Cotton
P369
Cotton Gin
D57-D59
Council Oaks Historic Site
D457-D462
Country Farm Bridge
D69-D70
County Jail
G58-G92; J117-J118
Court House
D903
Court House (old)
D304-D305; D327-D329
Crop Dusting
C219-C233
Cult
P370
Dam (unidentified)
C67-C89
Dam-Near Cammack Village
D420-D423
Dardanelle
D457-D462
Delta Airlines
D946-D948
Democratic Convention, 1954
J90-J111
Democratic Convention, 1956
J136-J141
Democratic Convention, 1968
A626-A632
Desegregation
P440-P443; H33-H68; I69-I386; J229-J243; J253-J263; K151-K153; K163-K168; K204-K280
Dierks Paper Corporation
E11-E18
Dog Racing
D430-D450
Dogpatch
D133-D134
Dogs
P371
Dogwood Trail
C521-C531
Downtown Organization, 1964
D976-D982
East-West Expressway
C331
Eiffel Tower
P372-P373
Election Night, August 1954
J86-J89
Election Night, November 1972
D117-D119
ERA Demonstrations, 1973
D880-D897
European Sites
See Tourist Attractions-Europe
Fall Scenes
See Seasons-Fall
Fashion Show, October 1965
D849-D853
Federal Bureau of Investigation
J151-J152
Federal Building
D319-D320
Fire-North Little Rock, 1973
D898-D902
Fires
P380-P392
First National Bank
C370-C388; D53-D54; D160-D166; D168-D173; D817-D818
Fishermen
E188-E212
555 Building
D348
Flood
C96-C102
Flowers
P393-P394; C630-C635
Football
P395-P397; D983; K14-K40
Football-Aluminum Bowl, 1956
See Aluminum Bowl Football Game, 1956
Forest Heights Jr. High-Rally, 1959
K263-K280
Forrest City-Tornado, 1974
C279-C288
Fourche
E114-E128
Foxville Highway
See Highway-Foxville
Freedom Train, 1976
D906-D921
Freeways
See Little Rock Freeway and Wilbur Mills Freeway
Frog Jumping Contest, 1970
C783-C785
Funeral (unidentified)
D523-D547
Gas-Public Hearing
K125-K126
General Assembly-60th Session
J112
Girls' Basketball
See Basketball-Girls'
Golf Tour, 1969
D427-D428
Governors' Convention, 1951
J13-J46
Governor's Mansion
A356-A357
Grady Manning Hotel
D968-D970; G1
Gulf Miles Discount Store
D45
Heiskell Award
D152-D155
Hendrix College
D1000-D1012
Highway (unidentified)
C75
Highway-Cloverleaf Patterns
C269-C270
Highway-Foxville
E160-E181
Highway-I-30
C607-C615
Highway-To Benton
C139-C145; C461-C467
Highway-To Hot Springs
E51-E101
Highway Audit Commission
H1-H32
Highway 67
C114-C123
Hippie Haircut
D85-D88
Hitching Posts
D141-D145
Holland
P379
Horses/Horse Racing
P398-P403; E188-E212
Hospitals-Baptist
C249
Hospitals-Benton State
E129-E149; G1-G1
Hospitals-North Little Rock
E102
Hospitals-St. Vincent
C247-C248
Hospitals-State
C217; E114-E128
Hospitals-Veterans
C77; C86; E105
Hot Springs
E188-E212
Hot Springs Highway
See Highway-To Hot Springs
Hotel (unidentified)-Demolition of
D267-D270
Hurricane Creek
C730-C734
Indian Mound
K364-K367
Indian Relics
D954-D956
Industrial Development Company
C1-C47
Insects-Butterflies
P358-P359; C642-C649
Interstate Bridge
See Bridges-Interstate
Interstate Routes
C48-C58
Iron Horses
D463-D472
Jacksonville
C129-C133
Jacksonville Air Force Base
See Air Force Base-Jacksonville
Judsonia-Tornado, 1953
D590-D606
Lake Conway
E188-E212
Lake Norfork
A255-A282
Little Rock
P404-P439; C84; C147; C234; C308-C329; E188-E212; G20-G24
Little Rock-City Hall
G16-G19
Little Rock-Downtown
P444-P449; C70; C103-C105; C108-C113; C124-C128; C146; C148-C152; C155; C163-C173; C253-C257; C260-C268; C289-C294; C340-C344; C636-C639; D301; D319-D320; D424-D426; E47-E50; E103-E104; E113; E160-E181
Little Rock-Eastern
C76; C80
Little Rock--Industrial District
P466-P478; C1-C47; C156-C162; C352-C369; E1-E10
Little Rock-Main Street
D47-D50; D336-D346; K374-K380
Little Rock-Railroad Bridge
See Bridges--LR Railroad Bridge
Little Rock-Riverfront
C163-C173; C275-C278; D321-D324; D354-D355; D452-D456
LR-South Industrial Park
C7-C16; C352-C368; E1-E10
Little Rock-Tornado, n.d.
K427-K458
Little Rock-Traffic Patterns
G44-G57
Little Rock-Winter Scenes
C345-C351
Little Rock Airport
C65-C66; C106; D271-D273
Little Rock Arts Center
G94-G97
LR Central High Crisis
See Central High Crisis
Little Rock Country Club
D427-D428
Little Rock Freeway
P450-P465
Little Rock Housing Authority
D971-D975
Little Rock Junior College
D680-D681
Little Rock Medical Center
G93
LR-NLR Bridges
See Bridges--LR-NLR
Little Rock Public Library
C107
LR School Board, 1957-1959
H33; H45-H68
Little Rock Zoo
C760-C763; C774-C782; C786-C795
Louisiana Street
D318
MacArthur Park
D51-D52
McKesson-Robbins Building
D330
Magnolia Centennial
P589
Main Street Bridge
See Bridges-Main Street
Manhole Covers
P479-P489; D105-D110
Mann Junior High School
C90-C91
Markham Street
E103-E104; E113
Marion Hotel
D101-D104; D325-D326; D429; D1067-D1078
Marion Hotel-Meeting, 1950
K257-K262
Martin Building
D331; G24-G43
Masonic Lodge Building
D351-D353
Memorial Day, 1950
D700-D707
Methodist Church-Cato
D57-D59
Military Scenes
P490-P494
Minnesota Mining
E114-E128
Minute Man Restaurant
D128-D132
Wilbur Mills Freeway
C260-C268; C289-C294; C299-C307; D831; E129-E149
Mississippi River
C235-C246
Missouri Pacific Station
D274-D275
Mohawk Rubber Company
J142
Morrilton Democrat
J279-J298
Mothers League
K156-K158
Murton Photos
D854-D862
National Guard Armory (old)
D51-D52
Nekoosa-Edwards
E19-E25
New Theater
D332-D335
New Year's Celebration, 1973
D60
North Little Rock
C332-C335
North Little Rock-Main Street
D356
Nursing Home-Benton
G98-G105
Observation Tower
E188-E212
Obsitnik and Other Homes-Benton
C389-C444; C469-C474; C532-C603; C630-C635; C755-C759
Oklahoma-Farm Land
E107-E112
Old State House
P503-P505; D254-D259
Omnibus Layout
C532-C54
Outdoor Scenes
P506-P534
PT Boat
P492
Pinnacle Mountain
P506; C735-C754
Polio Shots
D762-D767
Pul. Hts. School-Hearing, May 1959
K224-K256
Railroads/Trains
P627-P632; see also Missouri Pacific Station
Rain Maker
P566
Raindrops
C653-C651
Rebsamen Park
C255-C257
Recall Organizing
K204-K223
Redfield
C74; C81-C82
Revival, 1951
P569; D636-D654
Revilo Hotel
D347
Reynolds Complex
C295-C298
Rice Industry
E26-E31
Rockefeller Youth Rally
D146-D151
Roosevelt Road
E160-E181
Rural Scenes (unidentified)
E182-E187
Saint Louis Arch
D965-D967
St. Mark's Cathedral
P376
St. Mark's Square
P375
St. Vincent Hospital
See Hospitals-St. Vincent
Salvation Army
D784-D803
Seasons-Christmas
See Christmas Season
Seasons-Fall
C616-C627; C699-C708
Seasons-Winter
P657-P671; C345-C351; C445-C449; C590-C592; C607-C615; C685-C692; C709-C713; C730-C734; C755-C759; C767-C770; D903; D995-D999
Sertoma Club
D152-D155
Sewage Treatment Plant
E160-E181
"Shoot Out"
See U.A.-U.Tex Football Game, 1969
Shrine Parade
D486-D496
6th Street Cave-in, 1957
D622-D635; D807-D812
Snow Scenes
See Winter Scenes
Society (unidentified)
D99-D100
State Auto Finance Company
D167; D507
State Capitol Building
P621-E626; C155; D252-D253; E1-E10; E213
State Capitol Building-Old
See Old State House
State Hospital
See Hospitals-State
Stock Show
K109-K122
Street Markers
K12-K13
Sunrises
C461-C467
Table Rock Dam
D276-D297
Terry Dam
C250-C252
D.D. Terry Home
D1013-D1015
Texaco Location
C60; C92-C95
35th Division
A283-A305
Titan II
D1048-D1054
Toltec Mounds
D922-D924
Tornados-n.d.
K427-K458
Tornados-1953
C174-C195; D475-D483; D590-D606
Tornados-1974
C279-C288
Tornados-1976
D984-D994
Tourist Attractions-Europe
P373-P379
Traffic Lights
D878-D879
Trains
See Railroads/Trains
Trees
P633-P649; C519-C531; C636-C639; C695-C698
Trees--Banana
P650-P656; C391-C440
Trees-Cypress
C445-C449; C767-C770
Trees-Pecan
C475-C487
Trinity Nursing Home
G106-G132
206th Coast Artillery Regiment
K1-K4
Union Bank
C330
Union Carbide Corporation
E32-E36
Union National Bank
D820-D824
Union Station
D56
USMC-15th Infantry Battalion
D400-D419
USO Building
D55; D819
U.S.S. Kitty Hawk
P493
University of Arkansas
E106
U.A.-U.Tex Football Game, 1969
D863-D865
UALR Trojans
D382-D394
Unknown Soldier-Tomb
P374
Valley Forge Freedom Foundation
D835-D845
Venice
P375-P377
Veterans Hospital
See Hospitals-Veterans
Victor Emmanuel-Monument
P378
Waldenburg-Tornado, 1953
C174-C195
War Memorial Stadium
C217-C218; D395; D400-D419
Watermelons
D78-D81
Weather Scenes
C724-C729; D768-D771; D772
West Memphis Dog Track
D430-D450
Winn-Tornado, 1953
C174-C195
Winrock Farm
J143-J150
Winter Scenes
See Scenes-Winter
Woodland Scenes
C458-C460; C468; E188-E212
World War II
D242-D251; see also Battery A, 206 Coast Artillery (AA)
Worthen Bank
D1-D3; D5-D44; D174-D209; D825-D829
Zoo
P672-P679

Creator

Source

Title
Larry Obsitnik Photo Archives
Status
Completed
Author
Todd E. Lewis
Date
December 1999
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

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