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Rosene family [Photographs from the Rosene family papers].
BANC PIC 2018.040--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2018.040--AX; BANC PIC 2018.040--TEMP carton 1; BANC PIC 2018.040--TEMP carton 2; ...
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[Photographs from the Rosene family papers]


Rosene family, creator, creator.


Photographs taken by Russ and Anita Rosene during their many travels throughout the Americas. Subjects of photographic prints (PIC box 1 and AX folder) include Russ and Anita Rosene's 1947 hitchhiking trip across the U.S. and Canada, including some prints used by Life Magazine in their report on the Rosene's trip; photographs taken in Central America during a 1957 trip; photographs taken in Chihuahua, Mexico in 1960-1961, many credited to the Amerind Foundation; and a few commercial postcards depicting Avila Beach taken by Russ Rosene.
Thousands of slides taken by the Rosenes during decades of travel through California, the broader United States, Central America and South America. California locations include various National Parks, the San Luis Obispo and Avila Beach region of the the central coast, and many other areas. Alaska is extensively documented; other states and regions in the U.S., including numerous National Parks, are also depicted. The region of Canada that includes the Alaska Highway (formerly known as the Alaska-Canada or ALCAN Highway) is depicted. Central American locations extensively documented include Mexico, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras and Costa Rica, while Panama, El Salvador, Belize, Dominican Republic and Haiti are represented in smaller numbers. Chile is the only South American location extensively represented; a few slides were taken in Argentina, Peru and Colombia. Russ and Anita and their children Sandra and Chris are depicted throughout the collection. For some time the Rosenes were contracted by Ford Motor Company to travel with and photograph Ford vehicles in scenic tourist locations. Ford automobiles are therefore depicted throughout the collection.


1947 (issued)


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Rosene family -- Archives
Rosene, Russ -- Photographs
Rosene, Anita -- Photographs
Ford Motor Company.
Alaska Highway -- Photographs
National parks and reserves -- United States -- Photographs
United States -- Photographs
California -- Photographs
Alaska -- Photographs
Alaska Highway -- Photographs
Central America -- Photographs
Mexico -- Photographs
Guatemala -- Photographs
Costa Rica -- Photographs
Nicaragua -- Photographs
Honduras -- Photographs
Canada -- Photographs
South America -- Photographs
Chile -- Photographs


Title devised by cataloger.
Photographed by Russ and Anita Rosene.
Other material types include photographic prints, transparencies and filmstrip kits.
TEMP cartons 1-7 and TEMP box 1: UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form: http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/unprocessed-collections-form
Photographs from the Rosene family papers, BANC PIC 2018.040, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift ; of Chris Rosene ; 2018.
Motion picture films transferred to the Audio-Visual Collections of The Bancroft Library.
Temporary container list available in library.
Transferred from the Rosene family papers (BANC MSS 2018/117).


Slides, color.

Physical Description:

approximately 10,000 photographs in 7 cartons, 2 boxes and 1 oversize folder : chiefly color slides ; film width chiefly 35mm (slide format)




BANC PIC 2018.040--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2018.040--AX
BANC PIC 2018.040--TEMP carton 1
BANC PIC 2018.040--TEMP carton 2
BANC PIC 2018.040--TEMP carton 3
BANC PIC 2018.040--TEMP carton 4
BANC PIC 2018.040--TEMP carton 5
BANC PIC 2018.040--TEMP carton 6
BANC PIC 2018.040--TEMP carton 7
BANC PIC 2018.040--TEMP box 1
BANC PIC 2018.040



Copyright Note:

TEMP cartons 1-7 and TEMP box 1: UNPROCESSED. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form:

Related Item:

Rosene family papers : Rosene family.