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Annette and Rudi Rada photographs - 1946-1974

  • HMA0119
  • Collection
  • 1946-1974 (predominant: 1952-1956)

The collection contains the photographs by Annette and Rudi Rada from 1946 to 1974. Some of the 1940s photographs appear to be taken before they moved to Florida. The bulk of the collection, however, covers the 1952-1956 period in which he regularly photographed houses for both the Miami News and the Miami Herald. The collection contains both black and white, and color, negatives and prints, as well as color transparencies and slides. The collection specializes in architectural photographs, and commercial photography. There are, however, several trips, one to Cuba in 1951, and one to South America in 1969.

Rada, Rudi, 1907-1961

Chris Hansen photograph collection - 1940-1980

  • HMA0315
  • Collection
  • 1940-1980 (predominant: (bulk 1950s-1970s))

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.

Hansen, Christian, 1915?-2005

James F. Shafer, II, archaeological collection - 1960-1984

  • HMA0249
  • Collection
  • 1960-1984

The Shafer collection consists of approximately .5 cubic foot of manuscripts, research notes, newsletters, correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, pamphlets, and ephemera.

A substantial portion of the collection, approximately 1 cubic foot, is composed of over 1,000 photographic prints and negatives, primarily of antique bottles and archaeological artifacts and dig sites. In addition, Shafer and his family  are the subject of some of these photographs. The prints range in size from contact sheets to 11 x 14 inches and include both color and black-and-white images. Also among the items in the collection are some slides and a color transparency.

Shafer, James Frederick

Miami News photograph Collection - 1896-1988

  • HMA0015
  • Collection
  • 1896-1988 (predominant: 1940-1988)

The Miami News photographs document events, places, and people in Dade County and, to a less extent, Monroe County, Broward County, Cuba, the Bahamas, and the West Indies. Images that record the corporate history of the Miami News are also included.

Miami News

Pope John Paul II in Miami photo shoot - 1987 September 10-11

  • HMA0106
  • Collection
  • 1987 September 10-11

Views of Pope John Paul II's visit to the Miami area, shot by photographers from various newspapers in the photo pool created for the event. The images are 35mm negatives, mostly in color. For each shoot/folder, a label gives the location, date, photographer, and photographer's affiliation.

Miami Herald

Seth Bramson photograph collection - 1960-1971

  • HMA0018
  • Collection
  • 1960-1971

Images of Miami-Dade County buildings and street scenes, people and events. Negatives form the bulk of the collection. One box holds photographic prints and slides.

Bramson, Seth

United Way of Dade County photographs - circa 1970-circa 1985

  • HMA0359
  • Collection
  • circa 1970-circa 1985

Slides and mostly black and white negatives pertaining to United Way of Dade County and its charitable projects for children and elderly residents of the community. Also includes images of members, social events, local businesses,and Miami vistas. Some issues of the organization's magazine "Focal Point" are included.

United Way of Dade County