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Power of a Photograph

Steve McCurry's "Afghan Girl" in 1984 and 2002


Audio Visual

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The great tradition of photojournalism - Arte Video
Call Number: AV Section: TR820 .G73 2000
ISBN: 1565804813

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News Photographer - National Press Photographers Association
Call Number: AV Section: TR820 .N49 2008
ISBN: 019924221

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War photographer - Nachtwey, James
Call Number: AV TR820.6 .W37 2001
ISBN: 720229910880
Publication Date: 2001


  • Art Project
    Explore museums from around the world, discover and View hundreds of artworks at incredible zoom levels, and even create and share your own collection of masterpieces.

  • Dallas Morning News
    Featured photo galleries.
  • Famous Journalists and Photojournalists
    Write Site: Ohio Educational Telecommunications Network Commission
  • Gordon Parks's Alternative Civil Rights Photographs
    A Radically Prosaic Approach to Civil Rights Images
  • International Center of Photography  
    Works by Arthur Fellig (Weegee). Also search museum site for Dorothea Lange, James Nachtway and more.
  • Joseph Saxton Gallery of Canton
    Historic and Contemporary Photography
  • List of Photojournalists
    Note: Wikipedia can be useful for generating lists of this sort.
  • Massillon Museum
    The Massillon Museum’s Studio M exhibition, "Paintings by Mary Lou Eberly" is currently on display.
  • Metropolitan Museum
    Works by Alfred Stieglitz, Aaron Siskind, Timothy O'Sullivan and others
  • Museum of Modern Art
    Includes work by Bernice Abbott, Ilse Bing and others
  • National Press Photographers Association
    The National Press Photographers Association is dedicated to the advancement of visual journalism, its creation, practice, training, editing and distribution, in all news media and works to promote its role as a vital public service.
  • Photograph Archives Smithsonian American Art Museum
    Includes Ashcan School and Photographic Portraits of American Artists.
  • Shorpy Historic Photo Archive
    History in HD is a vintage photo blog featuring thousands of high-definition images from the 1850s to 1950s. The site is named after Shorpy Higginbotham, a teenage coal miner who lived 100 years ago.

  • Victoria Sambunaris
    Victoria Sambunaris‘s photography is obsessed with the American landscape. Over the past decade, Sambunaris and her large format camera have traversed the country by car on what she describes as “seemingly every road, parkway, thruway, highway, freeway and turnpike between the coasts and beyond.”

  • Vivian Maier - Her Discovered Work
    This was created in dedication to the photographer Vivian Maier, a street photographer from the 1950s - 1990s. Vivian's work was discovered at an auction here in Chicago where she resided most of her life. Her discovered work includes over 100,000 mostly medium format negatives, thousands of prints, and countless undeveloped rolls of film.
  • Who Shot Rock and Roll
    Currently at the Akron Museum of Art

About Photojournalism



"Until the identity of the American daguerreotypist of the American-Mexican War of 1846-1847 is known, Carol Szathmari (1812-1887) must be considered the world's first combat photographer" ~ Adrian Silvan IONESCU



 Brief History of Photojournalism

This LibGuide will help you find information about photojournalism and photojournalists.


Walsh Catalog


Resources to Start With

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Eyewitness : 150 years of photojournalism - Lacayo, Richard
Call Number: Oversize: TR820 .L34 1995
ISBN: 1883013062

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Literacy and Justice Through Photography - Wendy Ewald; Katherine Hyde; Lisa Lord
Call Number: TR816 .E93 2012
ISBN: 9780807752821
Publication Date: 2011

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Photojournalism : an introduction - Parrish, Fred S.
Call Number: TR820 .P294 2002
ISBN: 0314045643

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Photojournalism : the professionals' approach - Kobre, Kenneth
Call Number: TR820 .K75 2008
ISBN: 9780750685931

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50 Photographers You Should Know - Peter Stepan
Call Number: TR139 .S74 2008
ISBN: 9783791340180
Publication Date: 2008-09-28


Photojournalist Books in the Library

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A Choice of Weapons - Gordon Parks; Wing Young Huie (Foreword by)
Call Number: TR140.P35 A3 2010
ISBN: 9780873517690
Publication Date: 2010-01-15

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Alfred Stieglitz - Katherine Hoffman
Call Number: TR140.S7 H639 2011
ISBN: 9780300134452
Publication Date: 2011-06-21

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Alone with the Past - Ernest Lawrence
Call Number: TR140.R365 L39 2012
ISBN: 1890434841
Publication Date: 2011-04-01

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Capa in Color - Robert Capa; Cynthia Young; Sally Stein; International Center of Photography Staff (Contribution by)
Call Number: OVERSIZE: TR647 .C363 2014
ISBN: 9783791353500
Publication Date: 2014-02-26

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Committed to the Image - Barbara Head Millstein; Brooklyn Museum of Art Staff (Compiled by)
Call Number: OVERSIZE: TR680 .C559 2001
ISBN: 1858941237
Publication Date: 2003-01-01

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Day in the Life of America - Rick Smolan; David Cohen; Leslie Smolan
Call Number: Oversize E169.04 .D39
ISBN: 000217734X
Publication Date: 1986-01-01

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Don't Fence Me In - David R. Stoecklein; Buckeye Blake (Illustrator); Dan Streeter (Editor)
Call Number: TR23.6 .S862 1996
ISBN: 9780922029266
Publication Date: 1996-11-01

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Gordon Parks - Gordon Parks (Photographer)
Call Number: OVERSIZE: TR820.5 .P275 2013
ISBN: 9783869307213
Publication Date: 2013-10-01

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Growing Season - Gary Harwood (Photographer); David Hassler (Text by); Robert Coles (Foreword by)
Call Number: HD1527.O2 H37 2006
ISBN: 0873388739
Publication Date: 2006-09-01

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Moments Without Proper Names - Parks, Gordon
Call Number: Oversize TR654 .P37
ISBN: 0670484725
Publication Date: 1975-09-22

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Osa and Martin - Kelly Enright
Call Number: G226.J65 E67 2011
ISBN: 9780762763603
Publication Date: 2011-09-01

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Overland - Sambunaris, Victoria
Call Number: OVERSIZE TR647 .S2422 2010
Publication Date: 2010

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Photo Op - David Hume Kennerly; Jeff McNelly (Introduction by)
Call Number: Oversize TR820 .K43 1995
ISBN: 0292743238
Publication Date: 1995-01-01

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Posing Beauty - Deborah Willis
Call Number: OVERSIZE: TR680 .W53 2009
ISBN: 9780393066968
Publication Date: 2009-10-05

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Reflections in Black - Deborah Willis; Robin D. G. Kelley (Introduction by)
Call Number: OVERSIZE: TR23 .W55 2000
ISBN: 9780393048803
Publication Date: 2000-06-17

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Robert Capa - Cornell Capa; Henri Cartier-Bresson; Richard Whelan (Introduction by); Robert Capa
Call Number: TR820 .C36
ISBN: 0893816752
Publication Date: 1996-09-23

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Shadi Ghadirian - Rose Issa (Editor)
Call Number: TR107 .S53 2008
ISBN: 0863566383
Publication Date: 2009-02-01

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Slavery - Kristine, Lisa
Call Number: Oversize HT867 .K75 2010
Publication Date: 2010

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Tender Violence - Laura Wexler
Call Number: TR139 .W39 2000
ISBN: 0807848832
Publication Date: 2000-11-06


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