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Afghanistan -- Photographs

 Subject
Subject Source: Local sources

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Afghan freedom fighters photo album, 1979-1987

 Item — Box 2022-017
Identifier: 2022-017
Scope and Contents The photo album contains photographs documenting the experiences of Afghan freedom fighters as well as a small number of images of refugees. The first section of photographs in the photo album is titled "Images of War" with photos taken by Sayed Ehsanullah in Nangarhar in 1987. The title page indicates Ehsanullah was a student of American photographer and author Bruce Richardson. Weapons identified on the title page include PR-D machine gun, SA-7, shoulder-air missile, RPG7, and AK47. The...
Dates: 1979-1987

Afghanistan Photographs, 1956-2010

 Series — Box 1: Series 2022-015
Identifier: 2022-015
Scope and Contents

The photographs are related to the Arthur Paul Afghanistan Collection at the University of Nebraska at Omaha Libraries, Afghan mujahideen, Afghan refugees, Doctors Without Borders operating in Afghanistan, unidentified Afghanis, and other photos related to Afghanistan.

Dates: 1956-2010

Bruce Richardson Papers

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0015
Content Description

The collection of photographer and author Bruce Richardson includes photographs, correspondence, manuscripts and publications, and other material related to Afghanistan, especially, the Soviet-Afghan War, beginning in the 1980s. Prior to his death, Richardson donated photographs and books to the collection at various times. For example, prior to October 2012, Richardson donated 13 high-quality photographs that document the later years of the Soviet war in Afghanistan.

Dates: circa 1979-2016

Donald Watts Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: APAC-0011
Scope and Contents The photographic collection of Donald Watts is composed of slides and a few photographs from Watts' travels in Afghanistan in 1973 to early 1975 while a Peace Corps volunteer in Kabul. Subjects of the images include Balkh, Bamiyan, Band-I-Amir, Bost, Herat, Kabul, Istalif, Herat, Nuristan, and other cities, provinces, and sites. The slides are sorted by location or other topic. The photographs were identified as being about Kabul, Watts' residence in Kabul, children, Kochis, Peace Corps,...
Dates: circa 1973-1975

Jean Heringman Willacy Papers

 Collection — Box 2020-025
Identifier: APAC-0016
Content Description The papers of Jean Heringman Willacy document her interest and travel in Afghanistan beginning in 1967 along with her work supporting Afghan refugees after the Soviet invasion. The collection includes photographs, slides, and digital copies of slides donated to the Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University along with drawings by Afghan refugee children about their war experiences, a speech for Save the Children, postcards, pamphlets, booklets, reports, newsletters, correspondence, calendars...
Dates: circa 1960-1998

Leon B. Poullada Papers

 Collection — Box MISC-13, Folder: APAC-0017.1-2
Identifier: APAC-0017
Content Description

The papers of Ambassador Leon B. Poullada include copies of photographs and correspondence. The photographs are late 20th century copies of photos of various Afghan people dated as circa 1920-1939. The correspondence, notes, and related documents of Poullada relate to Afghanistan and his research related to the country. Material is in the order it was upon accessioning which is not chronological and includes undated documents.

Dates: 1976-1986

Lonie E. Rudd Papers

 Collection — Box 2019-056
Identifier: APAC-0014
Content Description

The papers of Dr. Lonie E. Rudd include slides from his years living and working in Afghanistan and a small number of photographs. Also included in the collection are biographical information, printed items, and maps. Dr. Rudd’s family digitized a portion of the collection before it was donated to the repository and available digital images were shared with the repository.

Dates: circa 1950-1980

My Sister’s Smile Exhibit Photographs, 2016

 Series — Item Stack of Matted Photographs: Series 2017-059
Identifier: 2017-059
Scope and Contents

My Sister’s Smile was a joint photo exhibit curated in Council Bluffs, Iowa, and Herat, Afghanistan, in honor of International Women’s Day in 2016. The exhibit contains photographs taken by women in each city, which were then paired together. Included are enlarged copies of each photograph mounted for display, mounted copies of the exhibit introduction, exhibition press release and prospectus, and contact sheet showing the photograph pairs.

Dates: 2016

Photo album presented by Dr. A. Haider to the Center for Afghanistan Studies, circa 1985

 Item — Box 2022-019
Identifier: 2022-019
Scope and Contents This black photo album presented by Dr. A [Amin____ah] Haider to the Center for Afghanistan Studies contains photographs of Afghans fighting the army of the U.S.S.R. in the 1980s. The inscription inside the front cover reads: “[Text to be translated.] Dedicated to the Center for Afghanistan Studies at the University of Nebraska at Omaha. Presented by Dr. A [Amin____ah] Haider Director of Department of Health | Shahid Afzali Fronts | Herat | Afghanistan | Add, PO Box 521 Peshawar – Pakistan.”...
Dates: circa 1985

Ronald Petocz Slides

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: APAC-0019
Content Description Dr. Ronald G. Petocz worked in Afghanistan from 1971 to 1978. While there, he shot photographs he would have developed into slides documenting his travels visiting different parts of the country to ascertain protected areas for the Afghan Ministry of Agriculture and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations. The collection of 35mm slides deals with the local communities in places such as the Pamir Mountains, the Wakhan Valley and Nuristan where the endangered snow leopard...
Dates: 1971-1978

The Afghan Folio

 Collection
Identifier: APAC-0001
Scope and Contents

Photographic exhibit held at the University Library, University of Nebraska at Omaha, March 12-25, 1990; sponsored by the Center for Afghanistan Studies, University of Nebraska at Omaha. Framed and matted photographs with donor plates attached to each frame. The photographs were produced with the Kodak Dye Transfer Process by the photographer. Also with the photographs is a binder containing descriptive information about each photograph.

Dates: 1974 - 1978; Publication: circa 1990

UNO International Programs Records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: UNO-0112
Scope and Contents The UNO International Programs Records comprise the print files of the University of Nebraska at Omaha International Studies and Programs unit. The material appears to date mostly from 1970-1990. The collection includes correspondence, trip reports, project reports, project proposals, forms, grant information, committee records, study abroad information, scholarship information, foreign government documents, newsletters, photographs, slides, and negatives. This collection has not yet been...
Dates: 1970-2022