Swanson, Dick L., photographic archive, 1959-1994.


Swanson, Dick L., 1935-. Swanson, Dick L., photographic archive, 1959-1994.

Swanson, Dick L., photographic archive, 1959-1994.

Images created by professional photographer Swanson document events in Asia, Central America, Europe, the Eastern Bloc countries, the Caribbean, the Middle East, amd South Africa.

1,011 photographic prints; 10,904 slides; 2,746 photographic negatives.

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