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Virtual SJCC: Photographs of the Klondike Gold Rush

September 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Osher Lifelong Learning Institute lecture series continues with the latest conversation “Photographs of the Klondike Gold Rush.” Speaker Nicolette Bromberg will discuss the photography of the Klondike Gold Rush, following photographers as they document the trip from Seattle to the gold fields of the Yukon.

Free, however, space is limited and registration is required. Register now:

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Speaker Bio:
Nicolette Bromberg has worked with visual collections in archives for about 35 years. She is currently the Visual Materials Curator for the University of Washington Libraries Special Collections. Previously she was the Visual Materials Curator at the Wisconsin Historical Society and before that she was the Photo-Archivist for the University of Kansas Library, Kansas Collection.

She has taught courses on management of photograph and film collections, visual literacy, and on Understanding Photographs as Historic Documents and History of Photography.  She is the author of four books, Wisconsin Revisited; Then and Now: The Wisconsin Sesquicentennial Rephotography Project; Picturing the Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition: The Photographs of Frank H. Nowell ; and Shadows of a Fleeting World: Pictorial Photography and the Seattle Camera Club as well as a number of articles of which the most recent, “Loss of Vision: How Early 20th century Photography Was Misjudged by Critics and How Archives Obscure the Image” was published in the online Exposure Magazine.