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Gender and Photography: Finding Books, Journals & Media

Women On/In Photography

Archives of American Art: Photography: Oral Histories
Transcripts, some with audio, of interviews with photographers, models, dealers, and others involved in the history of American photography.
HistoryMakers
An extensive video oral history collection of African Americans in a wide variety of fields, including the arts. Rutgers-restricted access
Illuminations: Women Writing on Photography From the 1850s to the Present
Liz Heron and Val Williams. Durham, N.C., Duke University Press, 1996. Available?
Against the Odds: Women Pioneers in the First Hundred Years of Photography
Martin W. Sandler. New York, Rizzoli, 2002. Available?
The Positive Image: Women Photographers in Turn of the Century America
C. Jane Gover. Albany, State University of New York Press, 1988. Available?
Viewfinders: Black Women Photographers
Jeanne Moutoussamy-Ashe. New York, Dodd, Mead, 1986. Available?
Reframings: New American Feminist Photographies
Diane Neumaier. Philadelphia, Temple University Press, 1995. Available?

Library Catalogs

Rutgers Library Catalog (QuickSearch)
Search all Rutgers Libraries (excluding Law) for books, videos, media, and other materials.
Newark Public Library Catalog
Newark Public Library has an excellent collection of art books. Anyone who lives, works, attends school, or owns property in the Cityof Newark is entitled to a free Newark Public Library card. The NPL Library Catalog also includes the holdings of the Newark Museum.

Online Videos

Academic Video Online
More than 50,000 streaming videos with transcripts on issues worldwide. Includes documentaries, news reels, oral histories, speeches, and interviews.
Kanopy
A broad selection of streaming documentaries, independent and foreign films, classics, and feature films.

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