Wally McNamee photographic archive, ca. 1950-2017

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Wally McNamee photographic archive, ca. 1950-2017

ca. 1950-2017

Wally McNamee's career as a photojournalist has spanned more than forty years and he is a four-time winner of the coveted White House News Photographers' Association Photographer of the Year Award. The archive consists of more than 300,000 images in a variety of formats, including color and black and white negatives, transparencies, and prints, in addition to manuscript and printed material. The bulk of the archive is comprised of mounted 35mm color slide film.

105 linear feet (extent is approximate)

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