Duke University - David M. Rubenstein Rare Book and Manuscript Library
The collection includes copy negatives, contact sheets, prints, information sheets, agreements, and voice recordings created as part of the project undertaken at the University of Mississippi to copy photographs from the homes of African American families in Mississippi and North Carolina
Scope and Contents note Cabinet photographs, largely portraits, made by Baker and Johnston photographic studio. They may be part of a photographic series focusing on Shoshonis, Arapahos, and Apaches. Images include studio portraits of Black Coal, an Arapaho; Washakie, a Shoshoni chief; Sharpnose, an Arapaho; two Arapaho boys with bows and arrows; and Mollie, an Arapho woman posed with a baby in a carrier.
Karl Bissinger (1914- ), photojournalist and activist, was a friend of Julian Beck and Judith Malina, co-founders of The Living Theatre. Bissinger served as an occassional photographer of the Theatre and its performances. His Papers contain correspondence, ephemera, photographs, posters, and programs pertaining to Living Theatre productions.