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Guide to the Liberation News Service Photographs PHOTOS 022

Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archive
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Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives

Collection processed by Mary Allison Farley, 1988, Erika Gottfried, 2003. This finding aid was revised by Adrien Hilton, June 2012. Edited by Bonnie Gordon to reflect rehousing of photographs in collection, May 2014.

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on September 06, 2018
Description is in English. using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Descriptive Summary

Title: Liberation News Service Photographs
Dates [inclusive]: 1965-1981
Dates [bulk]: 1970-1979
Abstract: The Liberation News Service (LNS) (1967-1981), a left-wing news agency, offered its subscribers, mostly college and underground newspapers, news packets, including photographs, twice a week. Journalists and photographers from the United States and around the world supplied the LNS with stories and images documenting the progressive movements and counterculture of the 1960s and 1970s. Half the collection covers the United States, with emphasis on anti-war (Vietnam) protest, the civil rights and women's liberation movements, and youth culture. International coverage focuses on national liberation movements, with emphasis on Vietnam and China.
Quantity: 7.5 Linear Feet in 15 manuscript boxes.
Quantity: around 7200 photographs: black and white; 8x10 inches
Call Phrase: PHOTOS 022