Joseph Costa Papers 1946-1967


Joseph Costa Papers 1946-1967

Papers of the American photographer, founder of the National Press Photographers Association, executive editor of the National press photographer. Died 1988. Most of the material relates to the National Press Photographers Association, including minutes, financial and other administrative records; a run of the National press photographer (1956-1967); photographs of various subjects, including some of Costa's work (Eastman Kodak Company, Famous Photographers School, King Features Syndicate, Trans World Airlines); family photographs; and writings by and about Costa. Approximately 9 linear feet of material pertains to the camera-in-the-courtroom controversy. Correspondence includes that of National Press Photographers Association officers John W. Ahlhauser, James Bennet, Morris S. Berman, Joseph Costa, John Faber, and Arthur Witman; and organizations including American Judicature Society, American Medical Association, American Newspaper Publishers Association, American Press Institute, American Red Cross, American Society of Magazine Photographers, American Society of Newspaper Editors, American Standards Association, Associated Press, Cigar Institute of America, Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., and Eastman Kodak Company.

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