It was a very busy and fulfilling year, and I enjoyed doing what I have studied and love!
Digitized motion picture films from the Robert Yarnall Richie photograph collection, Ag1982.0234. Prepared films for scanning by examining them, adding leader to them and repairing them using a tape splicer. Scanned and edited the films with the help of nCDS Director Rob Walker, using the Cintel Scanner and DaVinci Resolve Studio software by Blackmagic Design.
Supervising the library’s reading room. Arnold Payne, Senior Sports Photojournalist at WFAA-
Digitization of the Camera Work IV, 1903 photographic journal from the Jack and Beverly Wilgus History of Photography Collection, Ag2015.0005. Photographed using a Hasselblad H4D-
Created an online exhibit using Sitecore. You can visit the online exhibit here.
Installation view of the Andy Hanson: Picturing Dallas 1960-
Organized and rehoused the Nancy Barlow stereograph collection, Ag2019.1483 which consists of over 6,500 stereographic cards, as well as many stereo viewers, lantern slides and View-
Working in the archive.
This past year I worked as an archives assistant at the Prints & Photographs Collection of the DeGolyer Library at the Southern Methodist University. The collection which holds over a million of photographic materials such as daguerreotypes, stereographs, gelatin silver prints, albums, negatives and postcards, supports the study of the history of Dallas, Texas, U.S. West, Mexico and transportation world-
Archives Assistant, Dallas, Texas, United States, February 29, 2020