Fred J. Maroon Photographic Archive, circa 1950-2000

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Fred J. Maroon Photographic Archive, circa 1950-2000

1950-2000

The Fred J. Maroon Photographic Archive, ca. 1950-2000, is 63 linear feet in size and documents Maroon’s five-decade career in photojournalism. Subjects covered in the archive include U.S. presidents, notably Dwight D. Eisenhower, Lyndon B. Johnson, and Richard M. Nixon, as well as prominent politicians such as Vice President Hubert H. Humphrey, Jacob K. Javitz, Tip O’Neill and Stewart Udall. Also included are international figures such as Winston Churchill. Maroon traveled extensively within the United States and abroad for assignments; his archive contains features on numerous U.S. cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, and Washington D.C.’s national monuments and architecture; coverage of U.S. states including Alabama, Arizona, Montana, Utah and Virginia; as well as international features documenting Canada, Colombia, Germany, Great Britain, Mexico, Switzerland and Turkey. A variety of other subject matter in the archive covers the U.S. Congress, English country houses, automobile racing and the French cooking school Cordon Bleu. Maroon’s photographs of Nixon during the Watergate investigation are not presently included in the materials at the Briscoe Center. Much of Maroon’s work in the archive was produced for publications such as Nation’s Business, Town and Country, Travel and Leisure, Esquire, Life, and Holiday or for the many books Maroon produced. The material consists primarily of photographic negatives, photographic prints, contact sheets and color transparencies (35mm slides).

approx. 63 linear ft.

eng, Latn

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SNAC Resource ID: 11646240

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