Steinmetz family at the studio packing for a photo assignment.

Steinmetz family at the studio packing for a photo assignment.


Image Number

  • JJS1375

Year

  • ca 1950

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "Steinmetz family in front of their photo studio at 1614 Laurel St. Sarasota, Florida, seen loading their station wagon for a photo assignment (this time for Atlanta coverage for HOLIDAY Magazine). From left to right: Lois (the mother); then Lois Duncan (the writer); her brother Bill (with a multiple flash battery case) and on the sidewalk with a Salzman tripod is Joe Janney Steinmetz."
  • "Lois Duncan now lives in Albuquerque, N.M. and Bill in Los Altos, where he is with Four Phase Systems (manufacturer of computer terminals)."

Rights

    Biography Note

  • Joseph Janney Steinmetz was a world-renowned commercial photographer whose images appeared in such publications as the Saturday Evening Post, Life, Look, Time, Holiday, Collier's, and Town & Country. His work has been referred to as "an American social history," which documented diverse scenes of American life from affluent northeasterners to middle-class Floridians. Steinmetz moved from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Sarasota, Florida in 1941.

Title of Work

  • Holiday (Magazine)

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 8 x 10 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, C.

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Steinmetz family at the studio packing for a photo assignment.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Steinmetz family at the studio packing for a photo assignment. ca 1950. Black & white photoprint, 8 x 10 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/246637>, accessed 17 December 2017.

MLA

Steinmetz, Joseph Janney, 1905-1985. Steinmetz family at the studio packing for a photo assignment. ca 1950. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 17 Dec. 2017.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/246637>.

AP Style Photo Citation

(State Archives of Florida/Steinmetz)