About the Photographs
There are more
than seven thousand images in the entire Leonard Frank Photograph Collection,
which is the largest collection of Frank photographs extant. Images in
the collection exist in a variety of formats, including: glass plate negative,
film based negative, lantern slide and display print. Subjects covered
include: houses, commercial buildings, railroads and bridges, shipping,
streetcars, radio and broadcasting industry, airports, travel industry,
ferries and lumber industry, to name a few.
lend themselves well to an artistic as well as a representational context.
For this reason, a wide variety of audiences exists locally, nationally
and internationally that will benefit from increased access to this material.
Audiences include: architects and city planners, film and television companies,
students, teachers, historians, librarians and writers.
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