Box 131: Institute of Design Records - Student Materials - Graduate Theses - Joanne Marten Photographs

Institution: Illinois Institute of Technology Archives
35 W. 33rd St.
Chicago, IL 60616
Phone: 312-567-6840
Fax: 312-567-5318
Date: 1962-1965
Extent: 1 Linear Feet
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Biographical/Historical Note:
Joanne Marten was a graduate student of photography in the Institute of Design, Illinois Institute of Technology's school of design.

Scope and Content Note:
The Institute of Design records are academic, historical, and creative materials from ID ca. 1948-2001. This collection includes output from individual students and class projects in photography, product design, industrial design, visual design, art education, printmaking, and filmmaking; essays and articles by and about faculty members; articles, papers, and syllabi that faculty used for their classes; newspaper clippings; materials related to the history of ID, including retrospectives from the 50th anniversary celebration; awards and accolades; and special exhibits and projects in which ID participated or hosted. Box 131 contains Joanne Marten's photography theses, "The Negro." Her project is comprised of 62 photographs from 1962-65 taken in three locations: Chicago, Alabama, Washington D.C. Photographs taken in Chicago and Alabama include images from Civil Rights marches and local family life from 1962-1965. The material from Washington D.C. is from the 1963 March on Washington. NOTE: The IIT Archives charges a fee for access to Institute of Design Records.

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