Brown Studio Collection

Dublin Core


Brown Studio Collection


World War II


The collection, donated by Brown’s grandson Scott Brown, is composed of three hundred and fifty four photographs and some newspaper prints ranging from the post-World War I period to just after World War II. Leaders, dignitaries, soldiers, popular places, and many other subjects are depicted throughout the collection.


Eileen R. Dennis


Brown Studio Collection


Hofstra University


c. 1920 to c. 1950


Scott Brown


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War, politics, World Leaders




English, German, Italian.


World War II.

Date Created


Collection Items

The United States Army
The United States Army on parade in New York City.

The Third Reich
The Nazi army parades past the Reich’s capital to celebrate the anniversary of Hitler’s rise to power.

Heinrich Himmler
Heinrich Himmler (1900-1945) was one of the most powerful men in Nazi Germany, and among those most directly responsible for the Holocaust. Pictured with Goering at a food investigation at a German women’s workshop.

Michinomiya Hirohito
A photograph of Michinomiya Hirohito (1901-1989), Prince of Japan from 1921 to 1926, and Emperor of Japan from 1926 to 1989 after his father Yoshihito's death. He was the figurehead of the government as Japan entered World War II alongside Germany…

Joseph Goebbels
Joseph Goebbels (1897-1945) was a Nazi politician and Reich Minister of Propaganda of Nazi Germany, directly appointed by Hitler, from 1933 to 1945. He was one of Hitler’s most devoted underlings. Pictured addressing a crowd in Berlin.

Nazi Demonstration
A Nazi demonstration in Berlin.

Adolf Hitler
Adolf Hitler (1889-1945), Führer of Nazi Germany from 1933 to 1945. He initiated World War II and was responsible for the mass killings of Jews and other minorities throughout Europe. He is pictured here speaking to the Reichstag, driving in a…

Boris Xaver
King Boris III (1894-1943) was the Tsar of Bulgaria from 1918 until his death. Pictured greeting an Archbishop at the international land of the Black Sea, for a tribute to fallen warriors.

Elizabeth Windsor and Philip Mountbatten
Then-Princess (and current Queen) Elizabeth (1926-) and Philip
Mountbatten (1921-) of Great Britain, pictured with Edward VIII, visiting the sports grounds of the Osram factory near Berlin.

Hermann Goering
Hermann Goering (1893-1946) was a German political and military leader as well as one of the most powerful figures in the Nazi Party. Pictured with the winner of the German Derby in Hamburg.
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