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Descriptive Summary

Biographical Note

Scope and Contents

Arrangement

Restrictions

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Description of Series

I. Photographs, circa 1973-1980

II. Print material, 1972-1993

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the Jim Domke Photographic Archive, 1972-1993



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Domke, Jim, photographer.
Title: Domke, Jim, photographic archive
Dates: 1972-1993
Abstract: Ranging in date from 1972 to 1993, the Jim Domke Photographic Archive consists of photographs and print materials by and related to the career of photojournalist Jim Domke. The archive includes 10 boards of mounted photo competition prints, approximately 15 loose photographic prints, an internegative of Domke’s well-known photograph of a Vietnam War prisoner of war’s return home, and tearsheets from the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Fort Worth Star Telegram, and the San Francisco Chronicle.
Accession No.: AR 2013-161
Extent: .5 linear ft.
Language: Materials are written in English.
Repository: Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Biographical Note

Jim Domke was born in Greeley, Colorado on October 29, 1948. After majoring in photography at the University of Missouri School of Journalism, Domke worked as a photographer and photo editor at numerous publications, including the Aspen Times, Newsday, the San Francisco Examiner, Philadelphia Inquirer and Fort Worth Basin Oil and Gas magazine. In addition to his career as a photojournalist, Domke is also known for his creation of the Domke Bag, popular with professional photographers. Domke sold the business to Saunders Photo Resource in 1990. Mr. Domke has won multiple awards for his work, including the California Press Photographers Association Award and the William Randolph Hearst College Photo Award. Mr. Domke currently resides in Arlington, Texas.

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Scope and Contents

Ranging in date from 1972 to 1993, the Jim Domke Photographic Archive consists of photographs and print materials by and related to the career of photojournalist Jim Domke. The archive includes 10 boards of mounted photo competition prints, approximately 15 loose photographic prints, an internegative of Domke’s well-known photograph of a Vietnam War prisoner of war’s return home, and tearsheets from the Philadelphia Inquirer, the Fort Worth Star Telegram, and the San Francisco Chronicle.

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Arrangement

The papers are arranged by material type into two series:
  • I. Photographs, circa 1973-1980
  • II. Print materials, 1972-1993

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Restrictions

Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Use Restrictions

Contact photographs archivist for information regarding collection copyright.

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Index Terms

Subjects (Persons)
Carter, Jimmy, 1924---Photographs.
Flood, Daniel J. --Photographs.
Ford, Gerald R., 1913-2006--Photographs.
Subjects
Anti-war demonstrations--Photographs.
Presidents--United States--Photographs.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Prisoners and prisons, American--Photographs.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Refugees--Photographs.
Places
Philadelphia (Pa.)--Photographs.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Jim Domke Photographic Archive, 1972-1993, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin.

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Amy Bowman, May 2014.

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Detailed Description of the Papers

 

I. Photographs, circa 1973-1980

box
2AA46.1 Mounted competition boards (10 boards), circa 1973-1980:
Return of Vietnam POW, 1973
Surrender of Delbert Africa
Khmer Rouge refugees
Children with Liberty Bell
Senator Jackson leaving New York
Jerry Ford campaigning with Betty Ford, 1976
Hubert Humphrey after speech, 1976
Carter on the campaign trail, 1976
Photographic prints, 11x14 and smaller (15 prints), circa 1973-1980, undated:
Vietnam protest
Unidentified photographer
Vietnam POW returns home, 1973
Jimmy Carter campaigning, 1976
Vietnamese refugees
Philadelphia newspaper delivery
Rep. Daniel Flood
Photographic print of POW returning home (1973) with related print material (1999-2005)
Film negatives:
Internegative, POW returns, 1973

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II. Print material, 1972-1993

box
2W20 Tearsheets, includes Philadelphia Inquirer, Fort Worth Star Telegram, and San Francisco Chronicle, 1978-1993
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2AA46.1 Laminated tearsheet from Philadelphia Inquirer with photographs of returning soldiers, circa 1972

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