John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard: A Photographic History of Development and Life in Dallas, 1950-1990
This archives collection contains the photography of John Rogers and Georgette de Bruchard. The materials focus primarily on the Dallas and Fort Worth region, particularly on Dallas development during the 1950s-1980s and work with stores such as Neiman-Marcus. Rogers' work also includes photography for such publications as Architectural Digest, Better Homes and Gardens and Southern Living. Work with companies such as DP&L (Dallas Power and Light), Jarvis-Putty-Jarvis (buildings and architectural models), Southland Life, Southwest Airmotive, Southwestern Bell, Texas Utilities and many others form a large portion of this collection. John Rogers' photography from years spent at the Art Center School in Los Angeles and time spent in World War II is also included. Noteworthy architecture includes the Rio Grande Hotel, the Southland Life Building, One Main Place, the Kirby Building, Richardson Public Library, Fountain Place, KPMG Centre, Thanksgiving Square, Statler Hilton, Bank of America Plaza, One Dallas Centre and numerous others. Black and white, as well as color photo prints of varying sizes are included along with color negatives, color positives, black and white negatives and black and white positives. Images consist primarily of people, architecture (office buildings, interiors, exteriors, houses) and advertising. Photographs of political events, businessmen, and family members are included. The materials range from 1920-1997, with most of it coming from the 1945-1991 timeline.
Georgette de Bruchard's (John's wife) photographs include images from France (her home country), the Southwestern Graduate School of Banking at SMU, the Dallas Theater Center, Dallas Zoo, Six Flags and people such as Pat Boone, Maria Callas, Bobby Darin, Alice Faye, John F. Kennedy, Robert Kennedy, Paul Kletzki, Ann-Margret, Jack Nance, Richard Nixon and Charlie Pride."