Preliminary Guide to the Bill Bamberger Photographs, 1992-1997
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.
- Collection Number
- Bill Bamberger photographs
- Bamberger, Bill
- 4 Linear Feet, 1722 Items
- David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
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.
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.
Bamberger is a photographer and teacher; he teaches at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and resides in Mebane, N.C.
[Identification of item], Bill Bamberger Photographs, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University.
The collection was acquired from Bamberger in 1998 and 2000.
Preliminary processing by Lisa Stark
Completed March 20, 2000
Encoded by Lisa Stark
This collection is unprocessed: materials have not been ordered and described beyond their original condition.