Collection of over 100 negatives from a well-connected Beat photographer who provided author photos for over 200 dust jackets, including images of Aldous Huxley, Henry Miller, Ray Bradbury, Kenneth Patchen, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Philip K. Dick, and Louis L'Amour.
Freshly-discovered 8mm color film footage of World War II service — quite possibly the only entirely amateur WWII color footage by an American soldier extant — shot by Montana-native Charles W. Hash of the 41st Infantry Division.
Camp scrapbook and photo album from a Connecticut girl's summers, 1926-1930, at Camp Pinnacle: founded in Voorheesville, NY in 1898 as the "Young Women's Bible Training Movement," and advertised as the first girls-only summer camp.
Large archive centered around an album of resettlement, family life, and theatre performances within Latvian Displaced Persons Camps in Germany following WWII — majority of views likely of the camp at Augsburg, judging from signage and countryside terrains.
A sizable archive of over 1,150 images from the Scranton Lace Company, a major manufacturer that operated from 1890 to 2002, consisting of samples used in home decor — primarily window treatments and table linens — likely photographed for internal purposes.
A small archive of color photo prints of a group of friends attending the 1974 WURSTFEST in New Braunfels, Texas, an annual German heritage festival, held since 1963 and boasting a current attendance of over 100,000 people.
A seemingly complete, 1938 membership packet of the Pittsburgh Motor Club containing maps of the environs surrounding Pittsburgh, membership materials and pamphlets with fantastic examples of period design. A scarce surviving group from the dawn of the American highway.
An unusually comprehensive collection of 17 matched in-store signage for a furrier (or possibly department store fur section), all printed text in multiple colors on a variety of colored and marbled stocks with occasional ornamentation.