Name and location of repository
Level of description
Chris Hansen photograph collection - 1940-1980
- 1940-1980 (predominant: (bulk 1950s-1970s)) (Creation)
Name of creator
Content and structure elements
Scope and content
Photographs shot by Chris Hansen. The collection contains photographic prints, negatives, and slides, along with a folder of clippings and lists pertaining to some of the subjects. Images include celebrities and places in Miami/Miami Beach, the Goodyear Blimp, glamour photography, Dodge Island, and the Miami Serpentarium.
The bulk of the images are of models, beauty contestants, celebrities, actors, actresses and Miami Beach social events. Other images show sporting activities, boats and ships such as the SS Florida. Among those photographed were Jayne Mansfield, Red Skelton, Jimmy Durante, Bill Haast, and President John F. Kennedy and Mrs. Kennedy. One album has newspaper clippings and another has slides of the events, including the Republican National Convention in 1972.
System of arrangement
Arranged by subject.
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Conditions governing access
The collection is open for research.
Conditions governing reproduction
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Existence and location of originals
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Accession: 1994-639 & 764, 2002-360
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Subject access points
Place access points
Name access points
- Serpentarium (Subject)