The Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection documents their work as travel filmmakers, photographers, and writers from 1954-2015. Their films are an example of the travel lecture film, a genre which combined silent travelogue films with live narration. Chickering and Porterfield presented their films throughout the United States and Canada in the 1960s and 1970s before turning to freelance still photography and travel writing in the early 1980s. The audiovisual and photography collection begins with their first joint travels in the 1950s and covers a range of their professional activities through the early 2000s, mainly encompassing original travel footage, edited travelogues, and travel still photography. Supporting documentation includes film scripts, lecture recordings, personal and professional manuscripts, financial and professional records, and a substantial amount of newspaper and magazine articles which serve as a record of the press generated by and about Chickering ... Read More
Montana Historical Society Research Center - Archives and Photograph Archives
Lee W. Metcalf (1911-1978) served as a Montana state congressman, state assistant attorney general, World War II soldier and military prosecutor, and a Montana Supreme Court Associate Justice between 1937 and 1952. From 1952 to 1961, he held Montana’s First District U.S. Representatives seat. In 1961, he became a U.S. Senator, serving until his death on January 12, 1978. The photographs in this collection depict all aspects of Metcalf’s life and service in public office, including images of his time in various Montana government offices, as a U.S. Congressman, and as a U.S. Senator. Images from Metcalf’s personal life are included, showing Metcalf’s ancestors from Maine and Massachusetts; his early life and school days; his wife Donna and their son Jerry; Metcalf’s parents and their family; and scenes from his regular life outside of public office. The bulk of the collection is focused on the later part of his term as a U.S. Congressman, through his many years in the U.S. ... Read More
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The Forrest C. Donnell Papers consist of correspondence, reports, publications, news clippings, and other material that document Donnellâs term as governor of Missouri. Much of the material deals with appointments to, and the day-to-day operation of, state government. Because Donnell was governor during World War II these papers offer a good view of how the home front coped with shortages and efforts to make the most of what they had The papers are arranged into thirteen ...
Hagley Museum and Library - Manuscripts and Archives Department
The collection documents Raskob's business and political careers as well as his personal life. The papers document significant aspects of the histories of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company and the General Motors Corporation during the first half of the twentieth century.
Smithsonian Institution - National Museum of American History
INDUSTRY ON PARADE was a television series created by the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) from 1950-1960. The series consisted of weekly episodes that highlighted American manufacturing and business. Hundreds of companies and products were documented during the programs decade-long run.
SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE The papers have been arranged into three series: Alphabetical, Family Papers, and Right-To-Work. Each series has been left as close as possible to the original order. The Alphabetical series is in folders 1-5234 and contains alphabetical files of business, civic, social, and personal information. Files are arranged by name of individual, organization, or company; the contents are in chronological order. The miscellaneous section for each letter of the alphabet contains mat ...
University of Arkansas, Little Rock - Center for Arkansas History and Culture
Scope and Content The collection includes materials on WR’s life from 1912 until his death in 1973. It documents his activities before he arrived in Arkansas in 1953 and then as a public figure from 1953 until his death in 1973 and as governor from 1966-1970.
The subject files are comprised of executive correspondence, reports, statistical data, maps, drawings, and printed matter compiled to keep top officials informed on important current and past activities.