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Guide to the Ira Nowinski Photographs of the Stanford Powwow
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Scope and Contents
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: PC0143
    Creator: Nowinski, Ira
    Title: Ira Nowinski photographs of the Stanford Powwow
    Dates: 2006
    Physical Description: 1.5 Linear feet and 4.8 gigabytes
    Summary: Digitial images and select prints of the Stanford Powwow taken by Ira Nowinski.
    Language(s): The materials are in No_linguistic_content.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Ownership & Copyright

    Copyright has been transferred to Stanford University for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator of this collection.

    Cite As

    Ira Nowinski Photographs of the Stanford Powwow (PC0143). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Ira Nowinski is an American photographer of Polish and Hungarian Jewish descent. Born ca. 1942 and raised in New York, he was the first person in his family born in the United States. At the age of 42, he was prodded by opera singer Regina Resnick to do a photo essay around the Jewish milieu. He had previously done photo essays of the North Beach, San Francisco, area, of the evacuation of elderly citizens from hotels in the South of Market area of San Francisco, and of the Southeast Asian Community in the same city. In addition, he had been the staff photographer of the San Francisco Opera since 1978.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The Stanford Powwow is held every Mother’s Day Weekend in the Eucalyptus Grove on Stanford campus.

    Scope and Contents

    The materials consist of digitial images and select prints of the Stanford Powwow taken by Ira Nowinski.

    Access Terms

    Native Americans--Photographs
    Photography, Artistic.