Guide to the Chris Churchill "American Faith" Photographs

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1305
Creators:
Churchill, Christopher, 1977-
Cafaro, Carl
Dates:
2004 - 2006
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.8 Cubic feet
1 box
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Three black and white silver gelatin photographic prints by photographers Chris Churchill from his "American Faith" series, 2004-2006.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Photographer, based in Massachusetts. In 2004, disturbed by instances of religious intolerance he was seeing in the years following the September 11, 2011 terrorist attacks, Churchill drove around the nation to photograph what he described as "an America that felt divided" and "caught in the middle of a cultural tension." While traveling he talked to Americans about their faith, and his book, American Faith, is built around these photographs and conversations.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection is unprocessed.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Donated by The Cafaro Group, Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management, through by Carl Cafaro, 2012.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.,Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Preferred Citation
Chris Churchill "American Faith" Photographs, 2004-2006, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 2000-2010 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Religion Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cafaro, Carl Personal Name 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