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Jones and Laughlin Steel collection

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 1980_019-PA

Content Description

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.

Acquisition Type


Restrictions Apply


Use Restrictions

Copyright has not been assigned to the University of Louisville; please consult a reference archivist for more information.


  • 1952-1964



5900 photographs (13 drawers, 9 books)