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Picturing the Century: One Hundred Years of Photography from the National Archives


Eight Portfolios from Part II

Included in the exhibition are eight "portfolios" of talented photographers well represented in NARA's holdings. Click on the photograph for a publication-quality version and click on the eight featured photographers' names for a short biography.
Sweeper and doffer boys in Lancaster Cotton Mills
Lewis Hine (1874-1940)
Sweeper and doffer boys in Lancaster Cotton Mills, December 1, 1908.
Many more as small. Lancaster, S.C.
Vintage print.
Records of the Children's Bureau.
(102-LH-347)
Farmer and his son listening in the evenings, Shawnee county
George W. Ackerman (1884-1962)
Farmer and his son listening in the evenings, Shawnee county,
Kansas, September 23 or 24, 1924.
1999 digital print.
Records of the Office of the Secretary of Agriculture.
(16-G-93-2-S-3643c)
Settler from Benson, Minn
Walter Lubken (1881-1960)
Hancock homestead, July 23, 1910.
Settler from Benson, Minn.
Sun River project, Montana.
1999 print from the original glass negative.
Records of the Bureau of Reclamation.
(115-JAD-224)
Grandfather and grandson of Japanese ancestry at the War Relocation Authority center
Dorothea Lange (1895-1965)
Manzanar Relocation Center, Manzanar, California, July 2, 1942. Grandfather and grandson of Japanese ancestry at the
War Relocation Authority center.
1999 digital print.
Records of the War Relocation Authority.
(210-G-C695)
Lunch time at the Vega aircraft plant, Burbank, California. A quartet of girl workers
Charles Fenno Jacobs (1904-1975)
Lunch time at the Vega aircraft plant, Burbank, California. A quartet of
girl workers, August 1943.
1998 print from the original negative.
General Records of the Department of the Navy, 1798-1947.
(80-G-412639)
Grand Canyon from South Rim
Ansel Adams(1902-1984)
Grand Canyon from South Rim,
1941, Arizona.
Vintage print.
Records of the National Park Service.
(79-AAF-8)
President Lyndon Johnson with Senator Richard Russell at the White House
Yoichi Okamoto (1915-1985)
President Lyndon Johnson with Senator Richard Russell at the White House, December 7, 1963, Washington, DC.
1999 print.
Lyndon Baines Johnson Library.
(W98-30)
Two Latin girls pose in front of a wall of graffiti in Lynch Park in Brooklyn
Danny Lyon (1942 )
Two Latin girls pose in front of a wall of graffiti in Lynch Park in Brooklyn,
New York City, June 1974.
1999 print from the original 35mm slide.
Records of the Environmental Protection Agency.
(412-DA-13444)

Additional Exhibition Photos
Immigrant children, Ellis Island, New York
By Brown Brothers, ca. 1908
Immigrant children, Ellis Island, New York.
Vintage print.
Records of the Public Health Service.
(90-G-125-29)
Wright Aeroplane
By an unknown photographer, September 1908.
Wright Aeroplane, Ft. Myer, VA. Orville Wright in plane. Records of the Office of the Chief Signal Officer.
(111-RB-826)
Pedestrians on the upper deck promenade of Brooklyn Bridge
By an unknown photographer,
ca. 1910

Pedestrians on the upper deck
promenade of Brooklyn Bridge.
Vintage print.
Records of the United States Information Agency.
(306-NT-958A-4)
Mr. and Mrs. Hoover paid a visit to President and Mrs. Coolidge at the Summer White House
By an unkown photographer,
July 18, 1928.

Mr. and Mrs. Hoover paid a visit to President and Mrs. Coolidge at the Summer White House,
Brule, Wisconsin.
1999 print.
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library.
(1928-23H)
Old-timer, -- keeping up with the boys.  Many structural workers are above middle-age
By Lewis Hine, 1930.
Old-timer, -- keeping up with the boys. Many structural workers are above middle-age. Empire State [Building].
New York City, New York.
1998 print.
Records of the Work Projects Administration.
(69-RP-4K-1)
Alonzo Bankston is a furnace operator in the TVA plan producing carbide for use in plants manufacturing synthetic rubber
By an unknown photographer,
ca. 1941-45.

Alonzo Bankston is a furnace operator in the TVA plan producing carbide for use in plants manufacturing
synthetic rubber.
Vintage print.
Records of the Office of War Information.
(208-NP-1SSS-1)
Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill at the presidential retreat Shangri, La
By an unknown photographer,
May 14, 1943

Franklin D. Roosevelt and Winston Churchill at the presidential retreat Shangri, La.
1999 digital print.
Franklin D. Roosevelt Library.
(47961535)
Pvt. J.B. Slagle, USA, receives
 his daily dressing of wounds
By Lt. Victor Jorgensen,
May 1945.

Pvt. J.B. Slagle, USA, receives
his daily dressing of wounds
on board USS SOLACE enroute from
Okinawa to Guam.
1999 digital print.
General Records of the Department of the Navy, 1798-1947.
(80-G-413963)
President John F. Kennedy viewing astronaut John Glenn's space capsule
By Cecil Stoughton,
February 23, 1962.

President John F. Kennedy viewing astronaut John Glenn's
space capsule, Friendship 7.
1999 print.
John F. Kennedy Library.
(ST-A13-60-62)
When immigrant labor was cheap...
By Nan E. Elliot, 1979.
When immigrant labor was cheap, some coal companies took the view that miners were easy to replace. Today, as this sign indicates, the health and safety of miners have become important concerns in the coalfields. Pike County, Kentucky.
1999 digital print.
Records of Temporary Committees, Commissions, and Boards.
(220-LC-Elliot-7-6)
President Ronald Reagan riding his horse
By Pete Souza, April 8, 1986
President Ronald Reagan riding his horse
El Alamein at Rancho Del Cielo.
1999 print from the original color negative.
Ronald Reagan Presidential Library,
National Archives and Records Administration.

(C28233-25A)
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