Bruce Mondschain photographs
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Summary
Collection ID:
CFCH.MOND
Creators:
Mondschain, Bruce
Dates:
2005 November 3
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
5 digital images
Repository:
The Bruce Mondschain Photographs compiled by Illinois-based photographer Bruce Mondschain are a collection of 5 photographs of Pete Seeger taken at his home in Beacon, NY, on November 3, 2005.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The Bruce Mondschain Photographs are a collection of 5 digital photographs and corresponding photographic prints of Pete Seeger taken at his home in Beacon, NY, on November 3, 2005. Each photograph (prints and digital files) has a sepia and a black-and-white toned version as prepared by the photographer. The shots include close-up portraits of Seeger, and close-up shots of his hands playing his banjo.

Arrangement note
Arrangement note
Digital files are maintained in the Smithsonian's Digital Asset Management System.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Bruce Mondschain has been an active photographer in the Chicago area for over 30 years. His work focuses on portraiture and fine arts figure study.
In the fall of 2005, Mondschain was invited to photograph folk singer Pete Seeger at his home in Beacon, NY after writing him a fan letter. Mondschain and his wife Ellen donated five of the photographs to the Center of Folklife and Cultural Heritage in 2008.

Administration
Processing Information
Born digital photographs and prints were processed by archivist Stephanie Smith in 2008.
Author
Stephanie Smith and Cecilia Peterson

Digital Content

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access note
Viewing access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Conditions Governing Use note
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for information.
Preferred Citation note
Bruce Mondschain Photographs, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.

Custodial History note
Custodial History note
Photographs donated by the photographer and his wife, Ellen Mondschain, March 21, 2008.

Keywords
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Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
600 Maryland Ave SW
Washington, D.C.
rinzlerarchives@si.edu
https://www.folklife.si.edu/archive/