Tag Archives: California

“Halloween, Lewis Street, West Oakland, CA”

Joanne Leonard, Halloween, Lewis Street, West Oakland, CA, 1965 (2018.33.9)

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Preserving wilderness

Ansel Adams, Sierra Juniper – Mount Hooper, ca. 1929 (306.1991) Ansel Adams, Minarets, Iceberg Lake, ca. 1929 (315.1991) Ansel Adams, Sierra Club Party on Mount Ritter, ca. 1929 (319.1991) Ansel Adams, Mount Conness – Tenaya Lake, ca. 1929 (324.1991) Ansel … Continue reading

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Realities at the U.S.-Mexico Border: Then and Now

“Photography is a powerful medium: a way to observe our history unfiltered and make historical events resonate decades later. Even in an era dominated by social media, photography still continues to shock and surprise. A still image allows you to … Continue reading

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Gay Liberation Parade, Hollywood, 1972

Anthony Friedkin, Gay Liberation Parade, The Spree Float, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.2) Anthony Friedkin, Come Play with our May Doll, Gay Liberation Parade, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.3) Anthony Friedkin, Women at Gay Liberation Parade, Hollywood, 1972 (2011.70.4)

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June 5, 1968

Bill Eppridge, [Juan Romero, busboy at Ambassador Hotel, kneeling to help fallen Robert F. Kennedy after he was shot by Sirhan B. Sirhan, Los Angeles], June 5, 1968 (1910.2005) Bill Eppridge, [Juan Romero, busboy at Ambassador Hotel, kneeling to help … Continue reading

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Water is Life: Waterfalls

James Valentine, Seven Sisters Geirangerfjord, ca. 1867 (137.1980) John Edwards Saché, [Canyon and waterfall], 1870s (64.1999) George Barker, [Niagara Falls in Winter], ca. 1890 (2007.56.1) Ansel Adams, Rainbow Falls, Sierra Nevada, California, 1929 (312.1991) Minor White, [Waterfall], ca. 1970 (151.1980.7) … Continue reading

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summer summer

Lou Bernstein, Coney Island, 1951 (78.1992) Unidentified Photographer, [Two unidentified girls, one eating watermelon, the other disrobing], ca. 1960 (2012.24.1) The rich history of snapshot photography has yet to be written. But when that text is transcribed it will finally … Continue reading

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