American Family Photographs Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0636
Creators:
Discover Card.
Dates:
circa 1996-1997
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
3 Cubic feet
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Color snapshots of family groups, with contest entry forms; also, copy of CD-ROM used in exhibition.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series. Arranged alphabetically by family name within four separate regional groupings.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Photographs solicited in a nationwide contest organized by Discover card in connection with a Smithsonian exhibition. For example, Barbara (Mrs. George D.) Derry of Melbourne, Florida submitted a color photograph of her family group.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by David Haberstich, undated.
Author
David E. Haberstich

General
General
on paper prints,,mostly 3.5 x 5" and 4 x 6".,Color dyes

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Restrictions on Access
Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Preferred Citation
American Family Photographs, ca. 1996-1997, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Individual photographers hold copyrights. Copyright and privacy restrictions on reproduction.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Family -- 20th century Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- 1990-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Color prints (photographs) Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Contests Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Snapshots -- 1990-2000 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chromogenic processes Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Chromogenic color prints Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives