A description of the Archives Center's photographic collections, policies, and programs, with emphasis on major recent acquisitions, such as the Scurlock Studio Records.
The list of selected staff publications may be searched by keyword or author and can be sorted by year.
A history of the Scurlock family studio and its significance for the African American community of Washington.
A summary of the history of the Scurlock Studio and a description of the the Museum's Scurlock collection, with remarks about conservation challenges, especially regarding deteriorating acetate negatives.
A critical appraisal of the influence of diarist and surrealist Anais Nin on the films of her husband Ian Hugo. Nin served as muse, model, actress, and collaborator in inspiring Hugo to become a creative artist.
The text of a paper delivered at a conference on tourism details the ways in which commercially published stereographs were used to simulate travel experiences, 1895-1921.
The text of a paper delivered at a conference on tourism analyzes the goals of tourists when visiting museums as part of a sight-seeing ritual.
This essay describes the influence of Hahn's graduate school photography professor, Henry Holmes Smith, on her early work, including her revival of "obsolete" photographic processes such as gum-bichromate. Her technical and aesthetic experiments are described.
A description of Barbara Beirne's aims in interviewing and photographing a number of energetic, courageous Appalachian women and how these documents highlight important aspects of Appalachian cultural, social, and economic history.
Illustrated blog in Smithsonian Collections Blog. A reflection about photographs of Eddie "Rochester" Anderson and Bill "Bojangles" Robinson in Clyde Stauffer's snapshot album, compiled during travels to V.F.W. posts.
A discussion of the interrelationship of stereograph publisher Underwood & Underwood's European sales activities and its stereoscopic documentation of Europe for both the American and European markets.
On several key objects in an exhibition on submarines in the Cold War and how they contributed to the exhibition theme
On the interaction of industrial and military institutions from the 18th century to World War I
Documented narrative history of the second U.S. manned spaceflight project during the 1960s.
Annotated bibliography of works published 1967–97.
Graphic images of women in military settings document women's changing military roles from the 16th century through World War I.
Includes author, title, and subject indexes, with annotation for all articles.
Military technological change greatly influenced the course of European and American history in the 20th century.
Annotated bibliography of works published before 1967.
Women played important and indispensable military support roles in European and American armies from the 15th through the early 19th centuries.
How anthropology and archaeology have dealt with war since the 19th century.
Military concerns greatly influenced the development of engineering and engineering education in the 18th and 19th centuries, with important consequences for 19th-century industrialization.
The adoption of gunpowder weapons tended to strengthen central governments against regional powers.
On the historiography of military technology, including the role of museums.
Links between military and scientific institutions expanded and intensified during the 19th and 20th centuries.
Overview of the development of American military technology, from colonial times to the present.