Guide to the Ira Nowinski Photographs of the Stanford Powwow

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources. Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford, California
April 2012
Copyright © 2012 The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University. All rights reserved.


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.
Repository: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives.
Stanford University. Libraries & Academic Information Resources.
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford, CA 94305-6064
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
Phone: (650) 725-1022
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

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.
Photoprints.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Photographic prints 2006

Scope and Content Note

Selection of sixteen 14x20" prints made and signed by Ira Nowinski.
Box 1

Workprints 2006

Scope and Content Note

Selection of twenty-seven 8x10" workprints made by Ira Nowinkski.
 

Digital images 2006

Digital images, 2006

Physical Description: 4.8 gigabytes 312 computer file(s) (NEF)