University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Jeff Newman Southern Lights, Northern Cross Photograph Collection, 1975-2010



Descriptive Summary

Creator Newman, Jeff
Title Jeff Newman Southern Lights, Northern Cross Photograph Collection,
Dates: 1975-2010
Abstract The photographs in this collection document blues, rock and country musicians performing in Austin and Houston, Texas between 1975 and 2010, politicians and public figures (G.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, the Dalai Lama) in various cities in the United States, as well as landscapes, buildings and other aspects of the environment in Houston and Galveston. Also included are campaign photographs of George W. Bush and Governor Rick Perry from 2004, a John Kerry rally, and images of troops returning from Iraq, two being greeted by their wives and one at his funeral.
Extent Approximately 10.5 linear ft.
Language Materials are written in English.
Repository Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas

Biographical Note

Texas photographer Jeff Newman studied photojournalism at the University of Texas at Austin. He also studied medical imaging at Austin Community College. A widely experienced photographer in the fields of music and current events, Newman currently resides in Austin, Texas.


Scope and Contents

The prints in this collection document blues, rock and country musicians performing in Austin and Houston, Texas between 1975 and 2010. The slides portray musicians, politicians and public figures (G.W. Bush, Bill Clinton, the Dalai Lama) in various cities in the United States, as well as landscapes, buildings and other aspects of the environment in Houston and Galveston. Some of the musicians photographed were participating in festivals such as Juneteenth, South by Southwest, Farm Aid II and Woodstock ’94. Also included are campaign photographs of George W. Bush and Governor Rick Perry from 2004, a John Kerry rally, and images of troops returning from Iraq, two being greeted by their wives and one at his funeral.


 

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type into four series.
  • I. Photographs, circa 1975-2010
  • II. Scrapbook, undated
  • III. Print materials, circa 1978-2005
  • IV. Digital media, circa 1995-2010

Restrictions

Access Restrictions

Photographer retains copyright on all images. Contact repository for further information.


Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Berry, Chuck
Bush, George W. (George Walker), 1946-
Clinton, Bill, 1946-
Ely, Joe
King, B. B.
Nelson, Willie, 1933-
Perry, Rick
Vaughan, Stevie Ray
Subjects (Organizations)
Dow Chemical Company
Subjects
Anti-war demonstrations
Music
Politicians
Places
Austin (Tex.)
Crawford (Tex.)
Dallas (Tex.)
Houston (Tex.)
Galveston (Tex.)

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jeff Newman Southern Lights, Northern Cross Photograph Collection, 1978-2010, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

Basic processing and cataloging of portions of this collection was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Briscoe Center’s "History Revealed: Bringing Collections to Light" project, 2009-2011.


Description of the Papers

 

I. Photographs, circa 1978-2010

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3S254 Black and White prints, 16 x 20, matted:
Hank Ballard, early 1980’s
Chuck Berry, 2 prints, Mid 1980’s
Big Twist (Larry Nolan), Mid 1980’s
Bobby ‘Blue’ Bland, 2 prints, Mid 1980’s
Pee Wee Crayton, 2 prints, Early 1980’s
Junior Brown, 1998
Willie Dixon, Mid 1980’s
Albert Collins, Early 1990’s
Bo Diddly, Mid 1980’s
Billy Davis of Hank Ballard & the Midnighters, 2 prints, Early 1980’s
Joe Ely, Late 1980’s
Lionel Hampton, 1992
John Lee Hooker, 1980’s
Sam “Lightnin’” Hopkins, 2 prints, 1978 & 1979
Millie Jackson, Mid 1980’s
B.B. King, Early 1980’s
Ian Moore, 1998
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3S255 Willie Nelson, 1998
Wilson Pickett, Early 1990’s
Queen Ida, Late 1980’s
Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton & Muddy Waters, 1978
Big Joe Turner
Jimmie Vaughan, 1998
Stevie Ray Vaughan, 2 prints, 1978 &1979
Muddy Waters, 1978
Buckwheat Zydeco, Mid-1980’s
Color prints, 16 x 20 in., matted, 2004:
George W. Bush campaigning at Southern Methodist University, 2 prints
Texas Governor Rick Perry campaigning with Bush at Southern Methodist University
Bush signs in Crawford, Texas
Protest against Bush signs at Kerry rally
Funeral of Master Sergeant Kelly L. Hornbeck, 4 prints
Homecoming from Iraq of Spc. E-4 Joshua Nance
Homecoming from Iraq of Spc. E-4 Ryan Fuller
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3S217b Color prints, assorted sizes, 1994-2009:
Mounted signed color prints of Woodstock concert, 2 prints, 1994
“Sunrise view from Mt. Sentinel, Missoula, Montana”, August 1995
“Barack Obama,” Austin, TX, February 22, 2008
“Barack Obama Again”, February 22, 2009
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3U205b Color photographic prints (in rolls), 2000-2003:
Al Gore at Potter's House in Dallas Texas, October 2000
Signage, Burleson, Texas, locals show support for Kelly Clarkson of Fox's American Idol, September 2002
Jimmie Vaughan, Coors Light Texas Music Festival, includes, Lou Ann Barton, September 2002
City of Bedford Blues Festival, Marcia Ball, Bedford, Texas, September 2002
Terry Clark, live at Billy Bob's in Fort Worth (2 folders), January 2003
Mass Ensemble, Sundance Square, Fort Worth, April 2003
Henry Rollins live, benefit for West Memphis Three, June 2003
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2AA46.1 Photographic prints, 11x14 and smaller (2 folders):
Stevie Ray Vaughan (7 prints), includes 2 negatives, circa 1978-1990
Unidentified musicians (4 prints), circa 1978-2000
Carl Perkins with Joe Ely, B. B. King, Albert King, and Townes van Zandt, circa 1980-1995
Chuck Berry in Austin, 1986
Lionel Hampton, Rockefeller's in Houston, 1992
Willie Nelson, 1998
Gay rights protest (3 prints), Houston, 2000
Erykah Badu, Forrest Theater, Dallas, 2004?
President George W. Bush in Dallas, circa 2004
Boxing, includes Chavez vs. Johnson (4 prints), undated
Kinky Friedman, undated
Rick Perry, undated
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3X399.1 Photographic prints (3 folders), circa 1978-2004:
Stephen F. Austin painting
Freddie Fender, the Who, circa 1979-1993
Art car ball, circa 1990s
Ray Price, Willie, Luckenbach, 1998
Stevie Ray Vaughan, circa 1979-1982
Carolyn Wonderland, 1995
Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley
Funeral of Army Ranger Sgt. Kelly Hornbeck, Fort Worth (2 rolls), January 2004
Troops homecoming, DFW airport, July 2004
Robert Cray, Antone’s Blues Festival, 2000
Marcia Ball, Antone’s, undated
Albert Collins and Baron Wolman, circa 1983-2004
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2AA55.1 Assorted oversized prints, 11x14 and smaller, circa 1978-2000
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3U40 Contact sheet, color:
Hank Williams III
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3X400.1 Contact sheets, circa 1975-2000, undated:
Willie Nelson, Luckenbach, 1998
Campaign trail, 2000
Unidentified contact sheets, primarily musicians, circa 1975-2005
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3U40 Transparencies, 35mm, color:
George W. Bush (3)
Ray Charles (5)
Bill Clinton (30)
Vince Converse
Billy Ray Cyrus
Dalai Lama & Richard Gere (2)
Dick Dale (25)
Dow Refinery- Houston (11)
Joe Ely (2)
Galveston Cold Front
Jimmie Dale Gilmore
Houston Fountain at Sunset
B.B. King
Jerry Lee Lewis (2)
Los Lobos (2)
Huey Long
Lyle Lovett’s Large Band
Delbert McClinton
Willie Nelson (16)
Teisco Del Rey (Don Forte)
Krause Springs
Pat Travers
Tower Theatre in Houston
Stevie Ray Vaughan & Double Trouble (12)
Muddy Waters (14)
Kim Wilson w/ Jimmie Vaughan (2)
Woodstock (19), 1994
Al Gore, Potter’s House Church (18) November 22, 2000
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3U205a Muddy Waters, Juneteenth Blues Festival, 1979
Koko Taylor, Houston, Texas, 1979
Chuck Berry at the Paramount Theater in Austin, Hank Ballard at Antone’s, and Muddy Waters at the Juneteenth Blues Festival, circa 1970-1987
Jerry Lee Lewis at Manor Downs in Austin, 1984
Stevie Ray Vaughan, circa 1985-1990
BB King, Texas Heritage and Exposition Center, early 1980s
Chuck Berry at Paramount Theater in Austin, 1986
Grady Gaines with Texas Upsetters, Little Richard's sax player, early 1990s
Joe Ely, Houston International Festival, early 1990s
Delbert McClinton, Black Forest Tavern, Houston, 1992
Dick Dale, Satellite Lounge, Houston, Texas, 1993
Junior Wells, Billy Blues, Houston, 1993
Bassist and jazz photographer Milt Hinton with Sebastian Whittaker, 1994
Sheryl Crow, Houston, 1994
Bob Dylan at Woodstock, 1994
Robert Ballard, Titantic, photographs by Jesse Nemerofsky, 1994
Ray Charles, circa 1992-1995
John McGall (sp?), Rockefeller's, Houston, 1995
Dianna Scherr, Rockefeller's Houston, 1995
Richard Gere, Houston, Texas, 1995
Dalai Lama, Texas Southern University, 1995
Drifter, Missoula, Montana, August 1995
Unidentified man in church, possibly Louis Farrakhan, 1995
Kinky Friedman, Houston, 1995
Buddy Guy, Tower Theater, Houston, 1995
Oasis, Houston, 1995
James Carville (photographed by Jesse Nemeorfsky) and Ann Richards, 1994-1996
Merle Haggard YO Ranch, Houston, 1995
Fontella Bass, SXSW, Austin, 1995
Chubby Checker, Houston, Texas, 1995-1996
Emmylou Harris, Luckenbach, July 4, 1998
Ray Benson, Luckenback, July 4, 1998
Willie Nelson with Ray Price, Luckenbach, July 4, 1998
Willie Nelson with Emmylou Harris, Luckenback, July 4, 1998
Ann Richards at TSU in Houston, October 1998
Angelique Kidjoe, Houston, April 1999
Bill Clinton, Austin airport, 1999
Bill Clinton comforting family of lynching victim James Byrd, Austin airport, May 7, 1999
John Lee Hooker, Waterloo Park, Austin, May 1999
Susan Tedeschi, Austin, May 26, 1999
Tito Puente, Austin, 1999
Lance Armstrong Day, Austin, 1999
Patrice Pike of Sister 7, Austin, 1999
Train, Austin, 1999
George W. Bush, Houston and Austin, 1994, 1999
Muddy Waters, Houston, 1999
Unidentified church scene, 1999
Eric Johnson, La Zona Rosa, Austin, 1999
Guy Forsyth, Austin, May 2000
Robert Cray, Antone’s Blues Festival, Waterloo Park, May 2000
Hank Williams III, Backyard, Austin, July 2000
Dwight Yoakum, Backyard, Austin, July 2000
Willie Nelson, Austin, July 4, 2000
Lyle Lovett, Backyard, Austin, August 2000
Corey Harris, September 29, 2000
BB King, Austin, September 29, 2000
Bobby Keys, sax player, 2000
Bob Schneider, Austin, 2000
Shelby Lynne, Austin, 2000
Billy Joe Shaver, Austin, 2000
Ann Richards, TSU, Houston, October 2000
Al Gore, Potter's House, Dallas, October 22, 2000
Al Gore, Dallas, 2000
Bruce Robison, May 27, 2001
Kelly Willis, May 27, 2001
Robert Earl Keen, May 27, 2001
Double Trouble, Shady Grove, Austin, 2001
Toadies, Fort Worth, 2001
Winn Dixie and K-Mart signage, 2002
Richard Gere and Dalai Lama, Houston, 2010
Delbert McClinton, undated
Cindy Cashdollar, undated
Assorted slides, 1995-2000, undated
Assorted slides of musicians, circa 1978-2000
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3X400.1 Transparencies and internegatives, 1979-1999, undated:
Texas Tower, circa 1980-1989
Dick Dale Houston, 1994
Willie Nelson, 1999
Headshots of Jeff Newman, undated
Trumpet player, 1990s
Krause Springs, moonrise over Republic, San Luis Pass, Galveston storm, circa 1990-1995
Stevie Ray Vaughan, 1979
Journalist interviewing concertgoer, undated
Woodstock, 1994
Ray Charles, July 21, 1991
Willie Dixon, Austin, 1983
Headshots of Jeff Newman, undated
Slides (8 folders), circa 1979-2000, undated:
Willie Nelson picnic, 1998
B. B. King, Austin, 2000
Lyle Lovett, undated
Juneteenth, Houston, circa 1980
Sheryl Crowe, 1994
Dick Dale, 1993
George W. Bush, 2000
Willie Nelson with Ray Price, 1998
Eric Johnson, 1999
Jimmie Dale Gilmore, 1995
Buddy Guy, circa 1980-1985
Black Hills, South Dakota, 1995
Continental Club, 1998
Guy Forsyth, 2000
Calvin Jones and Willie Big Eyes, 1982
Selects, circa 1978-2000
Fondella Bass, SXSW, 1995
Willie Nelson, Luckenbach, 1998
Lyle Lovett, 2000
Willie Nelson, 1998
Newman/store, 1998
Live shots, circa 1980-1985
Mojo Nixon, Jello Biafra, 2000
Rolling Stones sax player Bobby Keys, 2000
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3X400.2 Lance Armstrong Day, 1999
Marci and Mambo John, 1999
George W. Bush and Lance Armstrong, 2000
Kinky Friedman, 1995
Throwing Muses, 1995
Guitar Shorty?, Woodstock ’94, Leroi Bros parade, circa 1994-1995
Art car, 2000
Richard Lord’s Brawl in the Hall, undated
Lance Armstrong, 1999
Woodstock, 1994
Last Night Liberty Lunch, late 1990s
Eric Johnson, 2000
Black Hills, South Dakota, 1995
Bob Schneider, Scabs, undated
President Bill Clinton with James Byrd family, circa 1999-2000
Mose Allison, 1999
Reckless Kelly, 2000
Woodstock, 1994
Jimmie Dale Gilmore, Townes van Zandt, 1995
Dick Clark, undated
Austin skyline, undated
Laura Bush, George Bush, Kay Bailey Hutchison, 2000
Hank Ballard, Billy Davis, Sunnyland Slim, Chuck Berry, circa 1984-1987
Dan Forte, Teisco Del Rey, 1993
Campfire, Lee Ann Atherton, 1999
Jimmy Vaughan, 1998
Ray Charles, Johnny Reno, circa 1980-1995
Assorted musicians, circa 1980-1985
Toni Price, undated
Joe Ely, 1999
Lance Armstrong, Kirk Watson, 1999
Mose Allison, 1999
Throwing Muses, 1999
Bob Schneider, Scabs, 2000
Toni Price, 2000
Eric Johnson, 1999
Artly Snuff, undated
Throwing Muses, 1995
Blues Traveler, Woodstock, 1994
Dow Refinery, Freeport, 1995
Woodstock, 1994
Dick Dale, 1993
Dalai Lama in Houston, undated
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3So51.4 Woodstock, 1994
Woodstock, 1994
George W. Bush, 1994
Gulf War demonstration, 1990
Juneteenth, Houston, circa 1979-1981
Republic Bank, 1990
Sheryl Crowe, 1994
Galveston, 1996
Sunset Heights, undated
Joe Ely, 1992
Wortham fountain, skyline, 1992
Willie Jaye, Sunset Heights, 1993
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3U40 Film negatives, 35 mm, color:
Hank Williams III
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3U205b Joe Walsh, Party on the Plaza, Houston (includes contact sheet), 1993 or 1994
Shelby Lynne in Austin (includes contact sheet), July 4, 2000
Joe Ely in Austin (includes contact sheet), July 4, 2000
Jimmie Dale Gilmore in Austin (includes contact sheet), July 4, 2000
Willie Nelson Blues Band in Austin (includes contact sheet), July 4, 2000
Willie Nelson in Austin (includes contact sheet), July 4, 2000
Willie Nelson and Susan Tedeschi (includes contact sheet), Austin, July 4, 2000
Al Gore at Potter’s House in Dallas, October 22, 2000
Robert Earl Keen, Texas Uprising, Sundance Square, May 27, 2001
Generics, Texas Uprising, Sundance Square, May 27, 2001
Hot Fun in the Summertime, May 2001
The Eagles, American Airlines Center, July 28, 2001
City of Bedford Blues Festival, Marcia Ball, September 1, 2002
Coors Light Texas Music Festival, Jimmie Vaughan and Lou Ann Barton, September 21, 2002
Kelly Clarkson locals show support for hometown hero of American Idol, 2002
Terri Clark live at Billy Bob's in Fort Worth, January 2003
Mass Ensemble, Sundance Square, Forth Worth, April 2003
Film negatives, 35mm, black and white:
Al Gore at Potter’s House in Dallas (includes contact sheets), October 22, 2000
Bruce Robison, Sundance Square, Fort Worth, May 27, 2001
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3X399.1 Film negatives (3 folders), 1978-2007, undated:
Johnny Winter, Back Room, 1981
George and Laura Bush, SMU, November 2004
Flying Saucer, Kinky Friedman, February 2006
Unidentified band, undated
The Krayolas, 1979
Marie English, Juneteenth, Jerry Lightfoot, June 1991
Wilfred Chevis, Astrohall, July 21, 1991
Angela Strehli, early 1980s
Arnette Cobb, 1979
The bear, UT, 1982
B. B. King, Austin, 2000
Dick Dale, Steamboat, 1998
Ruth Brown, 1988
Ray Price, 2000
Willie Nelson, 2000
Bob Dylan, Woodstock, 1994
Operation Turkey, Patrice Pike, 2007
Holman, HSPVA, undated
Lyle Lovett, 2000
Unidentified band, 2000
Unidentified pianist, undated
T. Simien, May 1991
NRBQ, Rockefellers, 1990
Heights, 1992
Texas Tornadoes, Doug Sahm, undated
The Hickoids, Woodshock, 1995
Richie Blackmore, 1978
SRV, undated
Kinky Friedman campaign, 2006
First flight JSF35, NAS, December 2006
Sunnyland Slim, Calvin Jones, Antones, Club Foot interior, self portrait, circa 1980-1989
Unidentified band, undated
Texas Union madrigal dinner, circa 1982-1983
Antone’s on Guadalupe, Hut’s, early 1980s
Juneteenth, Houston, 1979
Act Up/Queer Nation demonstration, Houston, August 1992
Desert Storm protest, Texas State Capitol, August 1990
Unidentified parade, undated
Bill Clements and Ann Richards parade, circa 1982
Big Money rhythm section, 1982
Houston RNC, Act Up demonstration, 1992
Photo of Jeff Newman, Miami Beach, Robert Cray at Antones, circa 1978-2000
Bill Clements, Cub Scout parade, circa 1982
Kinky Friedman, circa 2006
1st flight JSF35, Naval Air Station, Forth Worth, 2006
Roger McGuinn, Gene Clark, Chris Hillman, 1978
Stevie Ray copy negatives, 1979
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3So51.4 Robert Cray, circa 1998
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3X399.2 Negatives with accompanying prints (4 folders), circa 1994-2000, undated:
Lee Ann Atherton, Guy Forsythe, Quatropaw, Austin, undated
Ann Richards, Texas Southern University, November 1994
Armadillo World Headquarters, kitchen manager and bouncer John McGee, undated
Nature Cactus and Camp Ben McCullough, 2000
Art Car, the Hightailers, 2000
Robert Earl Keen, circa 2000-2004
Drivers, Black Cat Lounge, undated
Marcia Ball, Antone’s, Jimmy LaFave, 1998
Millenium marijuana march and death penalty protest, 2000
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3X399.3 Tornado rebuild and personal pictures, Fort Worth, 2000
Eric Clapton, J. J. Cale, 2004
Flatlanders, 2004
Personal pictures, campaign trail time, Killers, 2004
Rick Perry (5 rolls), 2004
Stephen Breton, 6th Street Grill (2 rolls), 2004
Valspar magenta egg, undated
TCU vs. Cincinnati (7 rolls), 2003, undated
Flatlanders, 2004
Personal pictures, Modest Mouse, 2000s
John Kerry campaign, Fort Worth, 2004
Post tornado rehab, 2004
Billy Bobs, JJ’s Blues Bar, undated
Troops homecoming, DFQ, 2004
Flatlanders, Fort Worth railyard, 2004
Guitar Crossroads Festival, 2004
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3X400.1 Negatives with accompanying contact sheets, 1991-2000, undated:
Jimmy Vaughan, Waterloo Park, 2000
Joe Ely, 2000
Kinky Friedman, 2000
Johnny Winter, Stubbs BBQ, circa 1998-1999
Willie Nelson, Leon Russell, 1998
Emlee Gonzalo Barrientos, boxers, Brawl in the Hall, 1999
Susan Teseschi, Austin, 1999
Son Seals, Antone’s, 2000
Dave Albin, Dick Clark, circa 1998-1999
Tito Puente, Backyard, 1999
Terence Simien, circa 1991
Mojo Nixon, Continental Club, 2000
Susan Tedeschi, Antone’s, 1999
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3U205b Color 35mm film positives:
Antone’s in the early 1980s, circa 1980-1985



 

II. Scrapbooks

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2.325/AA34f Scrapbook of family history



 

III. Print materials, circa 1978-2005

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3U205b Invitation to welcoming of President Bill Clinton at Austin-Bergstrom International Airport, May 7, 1999
Tearsheets, includes People, US Weekly, Memorial Healthcare System newsletter and Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth newsletter, 2003-2005, undated
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2.345/J81 Yearbook and article
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3X399.1 Assorted printed material, includes: brochures, media request forms and resume, circa 1978-2000
Ticket stubs, circa 1978-2000
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2AA55.1 Tearsheets, Fort Worth Weekly, 2001



 

IV. Digital media, circa 1995-2010

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3P193b CDs/DVDs, circa 1995-2010:
Barack Obama at Backyard in Austin (1 CD) November 17, 2007
Bush/Perry/Lance Armstrong (2 CDs), circa 1995-2005
Immigration march in Dallas (1 CD), April 9, 2006
Million Musician March featuring Lloyd Doggett and Liz Carpenter (1 CD), March 2007
Assorted subjects (2 DVDs); includes Bill White, Sarah Palin, Rick Perry, When I Rise, An Unlikely Weapon, Eric Draper, Me and Orson Welles, Judy Collins, Texas State Capitol Dome, 2009-2010
City of Bedford Blues Festival in Bedford, Texas (2 discs), September 2002
Kelly Clarkson's locals show support for hometown hero of American Idol, 2002
Henry Rollins, Ridglea Theater, Forth Worth, benefit for West Memphis Three, June 2003
Movie premiere of From Justin to Kelly at Wallace/Hollywood Theater, Fort Worth, undated
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3So51.4 CDs, 2004-2009, undated:
Stephen Bruton, 2004
Barndance (2 discs), 2009
Bob Schieffer at St. Ed’s (2 discs), 2008
Scott McClellan, undated
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3X400.3 CDs/DVDs with accompanying proof prints (3 folders), circa 1999-2009, undated:
Ladybird Johnson funeral, undated
Erykah Badu, undated
Kinky Friedman, circa 1999
First flight JSF35, NAS, 2006
Anti-war demonstration, Dallas, circa 2003
Sheryl Crowe and Lance Armstrong, Bob Schneider, Austin skyline, circa 2005
NHPAC forum, undated
Gas sign, 2006
Ron Washington, 2007
Chris Bell, 2006
Jimmy Vaughan, Ron Paul, 2008
Chris Bell, Oak Cliff, 2006
Erykah Badu, 2003
Tortilla Flats, 2009