Joe Munroe is a photojournalist, film maker, and environmental activist. His archives includes more than 59,000 photographic negatives and over 300 reels of film, videotape, and audiotape, as well as approximately 3000 photographic prints and nearly 4000 color transparencies, and archival and memorabilia materials relating to all aspects of his career.
The Ohio Historical Society acquired the Joe Munroe Archives in May 1997 and is pleased to provide this selection for viewing. Please be aware that any use and/or reproduction from this site requires permission.
Subject Listing for Photographs and Transparencies
Livestock A: Beef cattle, beef & dairy feedlots, cats, dairying & dairy cattle, dogs, western cattle roundups
Poultry & Creatures: Bees, birds (various), chickens & eggs, crawdads, crows, ducks, geese, guinea fowl, insects, pheasants, toads, turkeys
Crops A: Broomcorn, castor beans, corn, flax, grains, rice, sorghum, soybeans, sugar beets, sugar cane, wheat
Crops B: Alfalfa, almonds, asparagus, barley, cabbage, carrots, celery, clover, coffee, cotton, ferns, fish, fruits, grapes & winemaking, grasses, greenhouses, hay, herbs, hops, lettuce, mint, multi-flora rose hedge, mushrooms, nurseries, nuts, oats, onions, orchards, orchids, pastures, peanuts, potatoes, pumpkins,
pussy willow, roadside produce stands, safflowers, seaweed & kelp, silage, skunk cabbage, strawberries, sunflowers, tea, tobacco, tomatoes, vinegar
Rural Processes & Infrastructure: Aerials, airports, blacksmiths, bridges, buildings, churches & cemeteries, computers, fields & field work (general), irrigation, land, machinery, mailboxes, ponds, railroads, rural roads, seasons, scenics, signs (eg: Burma Shave), small-town scenes, stores, water, weather, woodlots
Agricultural Technology: Air applications, diseases, chemicals & fertilizers, genetics, insects, research, science, technology, veterinary
Garst/Pioneer Hybrid Corn: Roswell Garst, families, people, farm work, scenes, crops, livestock, buildings, Nikita Khrushchev visit
Malabar Farm: Louis Bromfield, families, people, farm work, scenes, crops, livestock, buildings
Architecture & Buildings: Cranbrook Academy of Art, Frank Lloyd Wright, Eliel Saarinen, Taliesen, other architects, buildings, construction, houses, models
Cities & Business: Aircraft, airports, bridges, churches, city life & skylines, commerce, education, financial, food, harbors, highways & freeways, hospitals, industry, land use, medical, mining, movies, oil, paper, publishing, railroads, religion, science, timber, water systems
Places & Environment: Beaches, boats, cathedrals, churches, dams, flowers & plants (some close ups), historic sites (some people), hotels, lodges, markets, museums, national, state & city parks, monuments and wild places, nature, travel, rivers & rafting, scenics, tourist activities
General: Art & crafts, abstractions, camps, demonstrations, entertainment, exhibitions, film making & photography, graphics, illustrations, music, parades, parks & playgrounds, painting, photo experimentation, posters, sculpture, sports & recreation
People: Group A: Children, cooking, culture, education, fairs, families, social life & work, food, generic characters, hands (close ups), housekeeping, labor and unions, portraits, sports & recreation, religion
People: Group B: Actors, artists, athletes, celebrities, editors, entertainers, executives, general portraits, laborers, models, musicians, photographers, politicians, scientists, singers, students, teachers, writers all to include: Dean Acheson, Ansel Adams, Louis Bromfield, Pat Brown, David Brower, Wynn Bullock, Harry Callahan, Caryl Chessman, Evan Connell, Bing Crosby, Carmen Dragon, Charles Eames,
Robert Anthony Eden, Richard Feynman, Roswell Garst, Alex. Girard, Charles de Gaulle, Andrew Grove, Richard Gump, Herbert Hoover, Henry Beetle Hough, Peter Hurd, Georgia O'Keefe, "Scoop" Jackson, Richard Lloyd Jones, Josephine Johnson, Nikita Khrushchev, Dorothea Lange, Henry Cabot Lodge, "Sonny" Miller, George Miller, Byron Nelson, Richard Nixon, Linus Pauling, Eliot Porter, Ronald Reagan, Eleanor Roosevelt, Donald Russell, Arthur Siegel, Wallace Stegner, Adlai Stevenson, Ralph Sutton, Lowell Thomas, Frank Lloyd Wright, etc.
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