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Costa, Joseph.
Inclusive Dates:
1946 1947 1948 1949 1950 1951 1952 1953 1954 1955 1956 1957 1958 1959 1960 1961 1962 1963 1964 1965 1966 1967, 
Papers of the American photographer, founder of the National Press Photographers Association, executive editor of the National press photographer. Died 1988. Most of the material relates to the National Press Photographers Association, including minutes, financial and other administrative records; a run of the National press photographer (1956-1967); photographs of various subjects, including some of Costa's work (Eastman Kodak Company, Famous Photographers School, King Features Syndicate, Trans World Airlines); family photographs; and writings by and about Costa. Approximately 9 linear feet of material pertains to the camera-in-the-courtroom controversy. Correspondence includes that of National Press Photographers Association officers John W. Ahlhauser, James Bennet, Morris S. Berman, Joseph Costa, John Faber, and Arthur Witman; and organizations including American Judicature Society, American Medical Association, American Newspaper Publishers Association, American Press Institute, American Red Cross, American Society of Magazine Photographers, American Society of Newspaper Editors, American Standards Association, Associated Press, Cigar Institute of America, Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc., and Eastman Kodak Company.
Type of Material:
Annual reports.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Financial records.
Negatives (photographic)
Receipts (financial records)
Slides (photographs)
National press photographer.
Courtroom art.
Crime and the press.
Free press and fair trial.
Freedom of information.
Freedom of the press.
Journalism, Pictorial.
Photojournalists, Education.
Newspaper court reporting.
Photographers -- United States.
Photojournalism -- United States.
Television broadcasting of court proceedings -- United States.