Wallace Kirkland papers, 1890-1983.


Kirkland, Wallace. Wallace Kirkland papers, 1890-1983.

Wallace Kirkland papers, 1890-1983.

The collection consists of photography, writing, correspondence, exhibit materials, and family papers of Wallace William Kirkland. The majority of the material dates from the early 1920s to Kirkland's death in 1979. The collection contains material pertaining to Kirkland's work with the YMCA, his career as a social worker at Hull-House, and his career as a photojournalist with Life Magazine. Also included is material about the Kirkland family, and Wallace Kirkland's art work, art photography, and unpublished short stories. The collection is arranged into series based on format. The photographic materials consist of prints as well as negatives of varying size and format. Similar photographs can be found across the series. Researchers looking for photographs of a particular subject are advised to consult each of the photographic series or to use the index to the finding aid.

45 linear ft.

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Kirkland, Wallace (American photographer, 1890-1983)

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Wallace Kirkland (1891-1979) was a social worker and professional photographer. From 1921 until 1935, Kirkland served as director of the Boys' Club at the Hull-House settlement in Chicago. In 1935, Kirkland left Hull-House to pursue a career as a photographer. He joined the staff of Life magazine in 1936 where he worked until his retirement in 1956. At Life, Kirkland traveled extensively as a war correspondent during the Second World War including a trip to India where he photographed Mahatma Ga...

Hull-House (Chicago, Ill.)

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