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Arkansas -- Photographs

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Arkansas Photograph and Postcard Collection

Identifier: MC 2188
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of postcards and photographic prints representing a variety of scenes and events in Arkansas.

Dates: circa 1840-2011

Chicago Historical Society Collection of Arkansas History Photographs

Identifier: MC 2470

46 photographs of portraits, maps, illustrations, and works of art representing historical events of Arkansas and surrounding areas. Copies of originals held by the Chicago Historical Society.

Dates: 1956

Fadjo Cravens Photograph and Postcard Collection

Identifier: MC 2539
Content Description

Photographs and postcards, primarily of Arkansas people and places. Additionally, the collection includes photographic negatives that were received in an envelope labeled "Frank S. Robinson"; these negatives, which include images of the San Buena Ventura Mission and Museum, are likely primarily of people and scenes in California and the American West.

Dates: circa 1870-1950

Mildred Crowley Dickson Papers

Identifier: MC 2329
Scope and Content Note

The collection consists of four photographic prints collected by Mildred Elizabeth Crowley, some of which may have originally been collected by her family members.

Dates: ca 1904-1931

Julius Herman Field Photographs

Identifier: MS F456 434
Scope and Content Note

Sepia or black and white prints, produced by Julius Herman Field in and around Fayetteville, Ark. Includes scenes near Happy Hollow Farm, the University of Arkansas, the Washington County Courthouse, Monte Ne, and Eureka Springs' Crescent Hotel; portraits of Charles Joseph Finger, John Leonard Hancock, Margaret Campbell Hancock and Marian Campbell Martin; and several unidentified subjects.

Dates: circa 1920-1925

Larry Obsitnik Photo Archives

Identifier: MC 1280
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...
Dates: 1918-1984

L. Oscar Plaster Photographs

Identifier: MC 813
Scope and Content Note

The photographs include 53 images of the Arkansas Centennial Celebration (1936) in Mena and 97 images of buildings, events, and people in and around Mena from the late nineteenth century into the 1950s. The business records are an itemized account of income and outgo for the photographic studio, rental property, and the antique business.

Dates: 1930-1978

St. Paul, Arkansas Photographs

Identifier: MC 1467
Scope and Content Note

The photographs were taken by JoBelle Schrillo's maternal uncle, W. V. Davis, of the Electric Studio, Springdale, Arkansas, and one bears the stamp of the studio. Four of the photographs are in a long format, 9 by 3 inches. The fifth is 5 1/4 by 3 1/4 inches. Descriptions, including names of some of the persons in the picture, were written on the verso of each item by Ms. Schrillo.

Dates: ca 1920-1935

Lawrence Sumulong Photographs of the Marshallese Diaspora in Springdale, Arkansas

Identifier: MC 2557
Content Description The collection consists of 86 photographic prints documenting the Marshallese community in Springdale, Arkansas. Images were all taken in 2016 but printed in 2021. Photographs are signed, first edition archival pigment prints on 25" x 37" banana fibre paper. Prints were made from digital negatives by LTI / Lightside Photographic Services in Manhattan, New York City.In addition, the collection includes digital image files of prints, as well as a pdf caption list. Digital image...
Dates: 2016-2021

United States Farm Security Administration Photographs of Arkansas

Identifier: MC 499
Scope and Content Note

Microphotographic transparencies duplicated by the Office of War Information in 1945 from original photographs created by the Resettlement Administration (1935-1937) and the Farm Security Administration (1937-1939) of Arkansas subjects. The photographs document rural and urban life in many counties and towns in Arkansas during the Depression.

Dates: 1935-1939