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Dorothy Liebes papers, circa 1850-1973, bulk 1922-1970

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11.3: Photographs of Liebes and Family and Friends , circa 1875, circa 1897-circa 1970

This subseries consists of photos of Liebes with family, friends, colleagues, and various other groups; travel snapshots; and a set of labeled negatives documenting primarily family and friends at get-togethers and on trips.
Family photos include Wright family studio portraits, including portraits of Liebes's grandparents and wedding portraits of her parents, family group photos from Liebes's infancy to adulthood, and portraits of other close family members.
Events and parties are mostly unidentified but picture Liebes at industry events and parties including formal dinners, award ceremonies, lectures, and other events. Many individuals pictured with Liebes are unidentified, but include Rene d'Harnoncourt, Harry duPont, textile designer and colleague of Liebes Tammis Keefe, Mabel Shoenburg, and Elmer Ward, president of Goodall Fabrics.
Group photos are generally unidentified but appear to be primarily friends and extended family, and include a few formal group photos such as a photo of the Society of Industrial Designers Annual Dinner in 1948. Labeled negatives are similar in content to the bulk of the group photos and have been arranged according to the titles they were given prior to donation.
Photos of Relman Morin include Associated Press assignment photos, including prints picturing him with Robert Kennedy and Dwight D. Eisenhower.
Portraits of friends include professional portraits given to Liebes by friends and colleagues, many of whom signed their portraits, including clothing designer Bonnie Cashin, Princess Elizabeth de Croy, Florence Gardner, Tammis Keefe, Brock Pemberton, Daren Pierce, Hal Riegelman, Swedish textile designer Astrid Sampe, and David T. Williams.
Three folders of photographs, contact sheets, and negatives are of trips to Taliesin West picturing Liebes with Frank Lloyd Wright, Olgivanna Lloyd Wright, Relman Morin, and others. One series of snapshots appears to show Liebes at Taliesin with Peter Grimm. Grimm was president of the New York Chamber of Commerce from 1946-1948, and his letters to Liebes in Series 5: Subject Files, as well as other photos of Grimm and Liebes in this series, indicate a close relationship.
Travel snapshots include Liebes on a trip to Hawaii, and photos taken at the 1937 International Exposition in Paris. The Paris photos are notable in that they document the Swastika flags of Nazi Germany flying over many of the scenes and facing the flags of the Soviet Union across pavilion grounds.
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Children, circa 1930s-circa 1960s
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Children, circa 1930s-circa 1960s
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Children, circa 1930s-circa 1960s
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Events and Parties, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
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Events and Parties, circa 1940s-circa 1970
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Events and Parties, 1940-1964
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Events and Parties, Color Photos and Transparencies, circa 1950s
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Events and Parties, Negatives, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
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Events and Parties, Sutter Street Studio Garden, circa 1940s
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Events and Parties, Sutter Street Studio Garden, Negatives, circa 1940s
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Family, circa 1875, circa 1897-1898
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Family, circa 1907-1920s
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Family, circa 1930s-circa 1950s
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Grimm, Peter, and Others, circa 1940s
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Grimm, Peter, and Others, Negatives, 1941-1942
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Groups, Society of Industrial Designers Annual Dinner, 1948
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Groups, Various, circa 1930s-circa 1940s
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Groups, Various, circa 1930s-circa 1950s
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Groups, Various (Duplicates), circa 1930s-circa 1970
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Labeled Negatives, "Allan and Bogie, Palmer and Harry, Los Angeles", 1941
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Labeled Negatives, "Berkeley weekend, Peter and Billy", 1942
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Labeled Negatives, "Bill's Ranch", 1944
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Labeled Negatives, "Dorothy and Cynthia at Barbara Burke's", 1942
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Labeled Negatives, "Family", 1939
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Labeled Negatives, "Family in Berkeley", 1940
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Labeled Negatives, "Family in Berkeley" , 1942
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Labeled Negatives, "Greer and Lucy" , 1940
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Labeled Negatives, "Helen and Fij Ross" , 1939
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Labeled Negatives, "Jane, Dorothy, and Cynthia at Monterey", circa 1940s
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Labeled Negatives, "Louise at Mother's" , circa 1940s
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Labeled Negatives, "New York" , 1944
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Labeled Negatives, "Peter and Dorothy at Yosemite" , 1942
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Labeled Negatives, "Spring, 1942" , 1942
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Labeled Negatives, "Spring Trip East" , 1942
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Labeled Negatives, "Summer, 1940" , 1940
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Labeled Negatives, "Summer, 1941 ?? Hornbrook" , 1941
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Labeled Negatives, "Woods at Fisherman's Wharf" , 1940
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Lisse, Hante, circa 1950s
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Morin, Relman (Pat) , circa 1930s-circa 1960s
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Morin, Relman (Pat) with Others, circa 1940s-circa 1960s
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Morin, Relman (Pat) and Others, Negatives, circa 1940s-circa 1950s
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Portraits of Friends, Men, circa 1920s-circa 1950s
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Portraits of Friends, Women, circa 1930s-circa 1960s
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Portraits of Friends, Women, 1934-circa 1940s
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Portraits of Unidentified Men, circa 1920s-circa 1950s
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Portraits of Unidentified Men, circa 1930s-circa 1950s
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Taliesin West, Frank Lloyd Wright , 1947
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Taliesin West with Frank Lloyd Wright and Others, circa 1947-circa 1950s
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Taliesin West with Frank Lloyd Wright and Others, Negatives, 1947-circa 1950s
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Travel Snapshots, circa 1920s-circa 1940s
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Travel Snapshots, circa 1920s-circa 1940s
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Travel Snapshots, Color Transparencies, circa 1950s-circa 1960s
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Travel Snapshots, Hawaii, 1939
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Travel Snapshots, International Exposition in Paris, 1937
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Travel Snapshots, Negatives, circa 1940s
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Travel Snapshots, Negatives, circa 1940s
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Unidentified and Duplicate Negatives, circa 1940s
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Unidentified and Duplicate Negatives, circa 1940s
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Unidentified and Duplicate Negatives, circa 1940s
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Unidentified and Duplicate Negatives, circa 1940s
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