Robbie McClaran photographs, 1983-1998  PDF

Overview of the Collection

McClaran, Robbie
Robbie McClaran photographs
1983-1998 (inclusive)
7.75 linear feet, (4 flat boxes; 5 oversize folders)
Collection Number
Robbie McClaran is a noted American documentary and fine art photographer. The collection includes materials from McClaran's exhibit, "Angry White Men," with text panels and prints. "Angry White Men" assembles documentary images of the radical right between 1983-1996, including portraits and images of Republican politicians, Klan activists, Right to Life activists, militias, survivalists, the remnants of David Koresh's compound at Waco, and a portrait of terrorist Timothy McVeigh.
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Historical NoteReturn to Top

Robbie McClaran is a noted American documentary and fine art photographer based in Portland, Oregon.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

The Robbie McClaran photographs primarily include photographic prints and text panels on acetate from the exhibition and portfolio by Robbie McClaran titled "Angry White Men." Working primarily from pictorial assignments, McClaran has photographed many of the United States' most vigilant citizens and politicians of the religious right of recent years, such as Pat Buchanan and Jerry Falwell, and some of the most infamous conspirators of the last decade, including the late Timothy McVeigh. The collection also includes a copy of the book "Angry White Men," an inventory of the portfolio, slides depicting the installed exhibition, and a portrait of McClaran. Many prints are matted.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Robbie McClaran photographs, PH311_[item number], Special Collections & University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries, Eugene, Oregon.

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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Conservatives--United States
  • Men, White
  • Religious right
  • Form or Genre Terms :
  • Exhibition catalogs
  • Photographs