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Guide to the Jane Hoffer Photographs
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Series III. "Celebrity", circa 1983-2010

Scope and Contents

Jane Hoffer photographed celebrities between about 1983 and 2010 at such New York City venues as the Apollo Theater, Columbia University, the New York Academy of Science, Hunter College, Radio City Music Hall, and the City College of New York. Series III contains contact sheets of Hoffer's "Celebrity" photographs, a DVD holding digital versions of the same, and a copy of her self-published photobook reproducing the images.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 1 Folder : 29 "Celebrity" contact sheets

Scope and Contents

11 sheets with 213 thumbnail images of

Arthur Ashe, Marian Wright Edelman, Coretta Scott King, Andrei Sakharov, Elie Wiesel

Artists, Authors, Photographers
Meridith Lynn Auld (Mrs. Tom Brokaw), Art Buchwald, Christo and Jeanne-Claude, Mario Vargas Llosa, Frank McCourt, Gordon Parks, Ann Patchett, Gary Trudeau, Dr. Ruth Westheimer, Tom Wolfe

Businessmen, philanthropists, scientists
Anthony Fauci, Eugene Lang, Richard "Dick" Parsons, David Rockefeller

Geoffrey Canada, Maxine Greene, Michele Meyers (president, Sarah Lawrence College)

Jane Alexander, Tom Brokaw, Walter Cronkite, Sam Donaldson, Amy Goodman, Jeff Greenfield, Bryant Gumbel, Carol Jenkins, Peter Jennings, Robert MacNeil, Jane Pauley, Dan Rather, Cokie Roberts, Tim Russert, Morley Safer, Joel Siegel, Liz Smith, Mike Wallace, Barbara Walters

Performers (actors, dancers, directors, musicians)
Tony Bennett, Boys' Choir of Harlem, Cab Calloway, Kitty Carlisle, Ossie Davis, Ruby Dee, Spike Lee, Mitch Miller, Arthur Penn, Pearl Primus, Elisabeth Röhm, Ron Silver, Dawn Upshaw

Political figures
Hugh Carey, Bill Clinton, Mario Cuomo, David Dinkins, Geraldine Ferraro, Rudy Giuliani, Mark Green, Ed Koch, C. Everett Koop, Colin Powell, Charles Rangel, Chuck Schumer, Donna Shalala, Alan Simpson, Eliot Spitzer, Andrew Stein, Percy Sutton, Andrew Young

Religious leaders
Calvin O. Butts III, Edward Cardinal Egan

[circa 1983-2010]
Box: 1 Folder : 30 "Celebrity" DVD

Scope and Contents

Digital images from the contact sheets.

Restricted material

The digital media is currently restricted from use in order to ensure that the files are not accidentally corrupted. N-YHS will be developing procedures to properly handle digital media and this content will be opened in the future after those procedures are established and implemented.

[circa 1983-2010]
Box: 1 Folder : 31 Celebrity. Photos by Jane Hoffer [photobook]
[circa 2010]

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