Approximately 3100 large format negatives; 1500 35mm negative strips; 25 5 x 7 inch negatives; 100 8 x 10 inch negatives; 3000 4 x 5 inch, 2.25 inch negatives; 1300 color transparencies; and nine contact books, all from J&L Steel Corp Photo project. The Jones and Laughlin Photographic Project, under the direction of Roy Emerson Stryker, employed several noted photographers, including Todd Webb, Arthur Siegel, Russell Lee, Ivan Massar, and Clyde Hare. The photographs used by the company's public relations department illustrate the processes involved in the transportation of raw materials and the production of steel. Included are contact books, negatives, and color transparencies. The Jones and Laughlin Picture Library (1952-1964) was the last of the documentary projects directed by Roy Stryker.
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- Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975 (Creator, Person)
5900 photographs (13 drawers, 9 books)
- Jones & Laughlin Steel Corporation
- Negatives Subject Source: Thesaurus For Graphic Materials
- Photograph albums Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
- Slides Subject Source: Tgm (For Genre/Format Terms)
- Steel industry and trace -- Photographs Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings