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Guide to the Ira Nowinski Photographs of the Stanford Powwow
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Description
Digitial images and select prints of the Stanford Powwow taken by Ira Nowinski.
Background
Ira Nowinski is an American photographer of Polish and Hungarian Jewish descent. Born ca. 1942 and raised in New York, he was the first person in his family born in the United States. At the age of 42, he was prodded by opera singer Regina Resnick to do a photo essay around the Jewish milieu. He had previously done photo essays of the North Beach, San Francisco, area, of the evacuation of elderly citizens from hotels in the South of Market area of San Francisco, and of the Southeast Asian Community in the same city. In addition, he had been the staff photographer of the San Francisco Opera since 1978.The Stanford Powwow is held every Mother’s Day Weekend in the Eucalyptus Grove on Stanford campus.
Extent
1.5 Linear feet and 4.8 gigabytes
Restrictions
Copyright has been transferred to Stanford University for materials authored or otherwise produced by the creator of this collection.
Availability
The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.