Professor Kirsten Olds’s class on the History of Photos and Video has done a presentation in our exhibit cases that will be up throughout the rest of the fall 2011 semester, utilizing images from our collections. The displays are:
Display Case 1 – The Portrayal of a Woman. This display uses images from the Jean Rhys archive, 1920-1982 (Coll. No. 1976.011); the Joseph Jacinta Mora – Hopi Indian photographs (Coll. No. 1976.007); The Marie Edna Whitehill Kendall College photographs (Coll no. 1992.013); Terry Miesse vintage photographs (Coll. No. 2007.040); and the Ellis Clark Soper collection (1931.004).
Display Case 2 – Exposure with Exposure. This collection focuses on the work of photographer and filmmaker Larry Clark, including his books Tulsa (TR647.C52 T8 1971 Oversize) and Teenage Lust (TR654.C52 T4 1983 Oversize), and the films Kids (PN1995.9.C45 K537 1995 DVD) and Bully (HV9067.H6 B852 2002 DVD).
Display Case 3 – Constructing Indian-ess. This exhibit uses materials from the Indians of North America Historical manuscripts and documents, 1724-1981 (Coll. No. 1975.006).
Display Case 4 – Sites and Sights. This exhibit uses materials from the Postcard collection (Coll. No. 1976.023) and Tour of the world : A trip around the world through the telebinocular (Coll. No. 1000.096)
Display Case 5 – Revisiting the Landscape Masters. This display deals primarily with the Rephotographic Survey Project photographs, 1977-1997 (Coll. No. 1000.004), containing materials intended to rephotograph the exact site that several 19th century photographers including William Henry Jackson, Timothy O’Sullivan, John K. Hillers, and Andrew J. Russell had photographed in the West.