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Preliminary Guide to the Bill Bamberger Photographs, 1992-1997

Collection Overview

Collection consists of original black and white prints (thirty-nine 11x14's and one 8x10) and original color prints (thirty-one 11x14's) taken by Bamberger documenting the closing of the White Furniture Company of Mebane, N.C. These are the original prints used in the production of the bookClosing: The Life and Death of an American Factory (1998) by Bamberger and Cathy N. Davidson. There are also proofs, primarily 3x5 machine proofs and 8x10 proofs of images selected as firsts, alternates, and seconds for the book; and related materials. Also included is a dummy of the book.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Bill Bamberger photographs 1992-1997
Creator
Bamberger, Bill.
Extent
4 Linear Feet, 1722 Items
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University
Location
For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Language
English.

Administrative Information

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warning Access Restrictions

No reproduction for exhibition or publication without Bamberger's written permission.

Collection is open for research.

Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection.

All or portions of this collection may be housed off-site in Duke University's Library Service Center. The library may require up to 48 hours to retrieve these materials for research use.

Please contact Research Services staff before visiting the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library to use this collection.

warning Use Restrictions

The copyright interests in this collection have not been transferred to Duke University. For more information, consult the copyright section of the Regulations and Procedures of the David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library.

Contents of the Collection

Auction, 1st Set
Box 1
Auction, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Auction, 2nds
Box 1
Auction, Duplicates
Box 1
Yard, 1st Set
Box 1
Yard, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Yard, 2nds
Box 1
Yard, Edit Out
Box 1
Yard, Duplicates
Box 1
Rough Mill, 1st Set
Box 1
Rough Mill, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Rough Mill, 2nds
Box 1
Rough Mill, Duplicates
Box 1
Machine Room, 1st Set
Box 1
Machine Room, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Machine Room, 2nds
Box 1
Machine Room, Duplicates
Box 1
Veneer, 1st Set
Box 1
Veneer, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Veneer, 2nds
Box 1
Veneer, Duplicates
Box 1
Sanding, 1st Set
Box 1
Sanding, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Sanding, 2nds
Box 1
Sanding, Duplicates
Box 1
Cabinet, 1st Set
Box 1
Cabinet, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Cabinet, 2nds
Box 1
Cabinet, Duplicates
Box 1
Finishing, 1st Set
Box 1
Finishing, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Finishing, 2nds
Box 1
Finishing, Duplicates
Box 1
Rub and Park, 1st Set
Box 1
Rub and Park, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Rub and Park, 2nds
Box 1
Shipping
Box 1
Office, 1st Set
Box 1
Office, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Office, 2nds
Box 1
Office, Duplicates
Box 1
Break Time/Lunch 1st Set
Box 1
Break Time/Lunch 1st Alternates
Box 1
Break Time/Lunch 2nds
Box 1
Break Time/Lunch Duplicates
Box 1
Quitting Time, 1st Set
Box 1
Quitting Time, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Quitting Time, 2nds
Box 1
Quitting Time, Duplicates
Box 1
Layoffs, 1st Set
Box 1
Layoffs, 1st Alternates
Box 1
Layoffs, 2nds
Box 1
Layoffs, Duplicates
Box 1
At Home After Closing, 1st Set
Box 1
At Home After Closing, 1st Alternates
Box 1
At Home After Closing, 2nds
Box 1
At Home After Closing, Duplicates
Box 1
Photographs in Unlabeled Envelopes
Box 2
Photographs in Unlabeled Envelopes
Box 3
Production Snapshots
Box 3
Database, including Diskette
Box 3
This accession contains the actual reproduction prints, unprocessed.

Historical Note

Bamberger is a photographer and teacher; he teaches at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and resides in Mebane, N.C.

Subject Headings

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Bill Bamberger Photographs, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.

Provenance

The collection was acquired from Bamberger in 1998 and 2000.

Processing Information

Preliminary processing by Lisa Stark

Completed March 20, 2000

Encoded by Lisa Stark

This finding aid is NCEAD compliant.

This collection is unprocessed: materials have not been ordered and described beyond their original condition.