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Summary Information

Title: Dick Thornburgh Papers, Series XVIII. Photographs
Collection Number: AIS.1998.30.18
Creator: Thornburgh, Dick

Collection Dates: 1932-2004
Extent: 6000.0 items

Language: English

Abstract:
The Dick Thornburgh collection consists of 6000 photographs, approximately 500 of which are available online. Some are black and white, some color, and sizes vary. There are some photos by professionals and Pennsylvania's Commonwealth Media staff. Other snapshots are of a more informal nature, provided by event attendees and friends as well as by staff. The photographs date from Thornburgh's early childhood and continue into 2004. Many are from Thornburgh's two terms as Governor of Pennsylvania, and his years as Attorney General of the United States. Others are from his campaigns for U.S. Congress in 1966, his two gubernatorial campaigns in 1978 and 1982, and his campaign for U.S. Senate in 1991. Some are from events, others from foreign trips from his years as Governor, Attorney General, and his ongoing career. They are colorful, representative of a broad array of events and topics. Digital reproductions of portions of the collection are available online.