About This Collection
Former Dean of the Kogod School of Business at American University, Economist Herbert E. Striner, also worked in the corporate and public sectors. His photography has been featured in exhibits and publications. This collection consists of over 9,000 black & white negatives, color slides, and color negatives depicting a wide variety of subjects in the United States and abroad from the 1940s to 1998 including Washington, DC landmarks such as the National Cathedral and C&O Canal. Herbert Striner got his first camera when he was waiting to return home from the China-Burma-India Theater at the end of World War II. Some of the earliest photographs in this collection document life on a troop ship. Dr. Striner took his camera with him on his personal and professional travels depicting the people he met and the places he visited. Dr. Striner switched to digital photography in 1999.
Digitization and cataloging of this collection is ongoing, as of March 2011, over 1,000 photographs are currently available online.
For further information, please contact American University Archives and Special Collections at 202-885-3256, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.