Frances Benjamin Johnston Papers 1855-1956 (bulk 1890-1945)

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Frances Benjamin Johnston Papers, 1855-1956, (bulk 1890-1945)

Frances Benjamin Johnston Papers 1855-1956 (bulk 1890-1945)

Photographer and illustrator. Correspondence, diaries, speeches and writings, financial papers, family papers, clippings, scrapbooks, and printed matter documenting Johnston's career as a photographer of national figures and events, her photography of gardens and estates, compilation of a photographic record of Southern colonial architecture, participation in international exhibitions, travels and personal life, and the emerging role of women in the profession of photography

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