This collection consists of black and
white photographs taken of downtown Santa Cruz, California, immediately after the 1989 Loma
Prieta earthquake and scenes of the University of Califoria, Santa Cruz Campus.
Alexander Lowry has been making personal and professional photographs since 1957. During
his career he has been a newspaper photographer and public relations photographer, and for
the last 30 years has concentrated on contract work, primarily for educational and
conservation organizations. Photo Researchers, Inc. in New York has represented his stock
photography since 1964. He has taught workshops for University of California, Santa Cruz
Extension and others since 1974. His photographs have appeared in more than 500 publications
worldwide over a span of five decades. He has exhibited widely in both solo and group shows,
and his prints are in public and private collections.
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Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary
rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication
or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or
educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility
for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user.
Collection open for research.