Keen (James M.) photograph collection, ca. 1932-1974
- Keen (James M.) photograph collection, ca. 1932-1974
- Keen, James M.
- ca. 63,000 prints and negatives, 3 linear ft. manuscripts
- University of Louisville
- Scope and Content
- Keen was a photographer for the Chattanooga News, Dayton Journal-Herald, Associated Press, Acme Newspictures, and for twenty-six years, with the Louisville Courier-Journal and Louisville Times. His work appeared in Life and U.S. Camera Annual, and he won numerous national awards for photojournalism. His subjects include celebrities such as Martha Graham and Orville Wright, as well as political figures including Winston Churchill and several presidents. Keen also photographed local landmarks events such as the Kentucky Derby.