Helen Gahagan Douglas
Photograph Collection
#701 - 876

Go to Douglas Photos 526-700

701. Autographed portrait of Aubrey Williams that reads, "To Helen Gahagan, a top notch fighter for the people. With sincere regards, Aubrey Williams."

702. Autographed portrait of Chet Holifield that reads, "Dear Helen - your unselfish service as Democratic National Committeewoman has inspired me greatly." Underwood Studio photograph.

703. Autographed portrait of Joseph Marx, an Austrian composer whom Mrs. Douglas worked with in Vienna. 1937.

704. Walter Pick, Helen's cousin, who organized many of her artistic engagements and Jack Leighter, a friend from California, with unidentified woman. Cliff photograph.

705. Autographed portrait of George Cehanovsky, a former student of Madame Cehanovska, Mrs. Douglas voice instructor. Sophia Cehanovska and George fled Russia during the revolution. He became like a son to her and took her name (with the male ending -sky). The photo reads, "To dearest Helen and Melvyn, With all good wishes of continuous success. Most affectionately, George Cehanovsky". Wide World Studio photograph.

706. Autographed portrait of Adolph J. Sabath, chair of the Rules Committee, who praised Helen Gahagan Douglas in a speech to the House after her defeat: "Mrs. Douglas, in my opinion, has been one of its (eighty-first Congress) foremost members, industrious, courageous, unafraid, able and efficient. I can recall no Member who, in the short space of a single term, has attained such a standing".

707. Portrait of Melvyn and Helen's daughter, Mary Helen Douglas.

708. Helen's mother, Lillian R. Gahagan, and Marie Hayden.

709. Helen Gahagan Douglas arriving in Long Beach, New York. 1952. A. Hunter Gomperts photograph.

710. Helen Gahagan Douglas with an unidentified woman.

711. Portrait of a woman, 1951. Unreadable name written on photo.

712. Helen Gahagan Douglas age six months, May 1901, on Ohio Gahagan farm.

713. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas. Raymor photograph.

714. Helen Gahagan Douglas in a publicity shot for her first play. Raymor photograph.

715. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas.

716. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas. Raymor photograph.

717. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas.

718. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas. Maurice Goldberg photograph.

719. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas.

720. Portrait of Helen Gahagan Douglas in Leah Kleschna.

721. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas.

722. Publicity shot of Helen Gahagan Douglas in Dreams for Sale, one of her first performances. Two copies, one autographed, which reads, "To Theodore Schwartz, Sincerely Helen Gahagan. 1928." H. Golden photograph.

723. Stage photo of Helen Gahagan Douglas in Tosca. Tom Keller photograph.

724. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas.

725. Five photos of a shipyard or other construction site. This was found in a folder entitled the "Gahagan Dredging Corporation" in the Douglas Addition Collection (Box 8, Folder 34). On back of last image is "32 oil barges, U.S. Army, Washington, N.C."

726-727. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas. Two different poses.

728. Helen Gahagan Douglas in a publicity shot for her first play. Raymor photograph.

729. Helen Gahagan Douglas and Randolph Scott in the RKO-Radio movie, She.

730-734. Douglas, Helen Gahagan. Scene from the RKO-Radio movie, She. Various photos.

735. Helen Gahagan Douglas in the play Tosca.

736. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas.

737. Helen Gahagan Douglas in the San Francisco production, The Cat and the Fiddle.

738. Portrait of Helen Gahagan Douglas. George F. Cannons photograph.

739. Helen Gahagan Douglas in a publicity shot for The Merry Widow.

740. Helen Gahagan Douglas in Manon Lescaut. (Note: In her book, A Full Life, Helen Gahagan Douglas refers to this picture as a scene from Tosca.)

741. Helen Gahagan Douglas in a scene from Manon Lescaut.

742-743. Helen Gahagan Douglas in Manon Lescaut. H. Golden photograph. Two different photos.

744. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas.

745. Autographed portrait of Helen Gahagan Douglas (words unreadable).

746. Photo of a hand, probably Helen Gahagan Douglas.

747. Portrait of Helen Gahagan Douglas.

748. Helen Gahagan Douglas in Beyond, an experimental theater production by Walter Hasenclever which Douglas did after finishing Leah Kleschna. Maurice Goldberg photograph.

749. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas playing the piano.

750. Portrait of Helen Gahagan Douglas.

751. Portrait of a young Helen Gahagan Douglas.

752. Portrait of Helen Gahagan Douglas [1940s]. De Mirjian photograph.

753. Portrait of Helen Gahagan Douglas.

754a-f. Series of photos mainly of dredges. There is an aerial shot of channel deepening and land fill on the New York Barge Canal. There is an aerial shot of the hydraulic fill at Idlewilde Airport in New York City. Another is an advertisement for the Gahagan Construction Corporation.

755. Helen Gahagan Douglas [1950s].

756-757. Portrait of Helen Gahagan Douglas [1950s]. Maurice Seymour photograph. Two different shots.

758. Helen Gahagan Douglas with four unidentified men [1950s].

759. Helen Gahagan Douglas, ca. 1950. Reni Photos.

760. Helen Gahagan Douglas.

761. Helen Gahagan Douglas [1960s]. Robert Leydenfrost photograph.

762-763. Helen Gahagan Douglas [1960s] Two different photos

764a-d. Series of photos of George Clyde and Mary Gahagan Clyde (HGD's aunt) at their home in Brooklyn, New York. One is dated 1934, another 1937.

765. Helen Gahagan Douglas [1960s].

766. Helen Gahagan Douglas in 1944 holding a letter with a map on the back. Background has been cropped out. Additional photo of cropped head only. Otto Rothschild photograph.

767. Helen Gahagan Douglas [1960s].

768. Helen Gahagan Douglas [1970s].

769. Gloria Steinem, Patricia Carbine, publisher of Ms. magazine, and Helen Gahagan Douglas. October 1973.

770. Melvyn Douglas on a boat. Probably a scene from a movie.

771-787. Helen Gahagan Douglas [1960s]. Various photos.

788. Group of unidentified people.

789. Helen Gahagan Douglas with unidentified woman and (probably) Mrs. Henry Wallace.

790. Helen Gahagan Douglas giving a speech.

791. Helen Gahagan Douglas and James G. Patton, president of the National Farm Union.

792. Helen Gahagan Douglas with an unidentified man. Lucille Stewart photograph.

793. Helen Gahagan Douglas with an unidentified man. Nate Fine photograph.

794. Helen Gahagan Douglas with two other women. There may be an Adlai Stevenson poster in the background.

795. Helen Gahagan Douglas and guests at the 1948 inauguration. Photograph by Del Ankers.

796. Helen Gahagan Douglas shaking hands with an unidentified woman. Rothschild (of Los Angeles) photo.

797. Helen Gahagan Douglas poses with three men.

798. Group of fashionably dressed people. Back of photo says "Lubin U.N. 983 Park Ave. sublet from Lubin." This perhaps is Isador Lubin.

799. Helen Gahagan Douglas giving a speech at a banquet [1960s]. Leo Rosenthal photo.

800. Helen Gahagan Douglas with a group of people. This was taken at the same event shown in #799 [1960s]. Leo Rosenthal photo.

801-802. Helen Gahagan Douglas seated at a banquet table [1970s].

803. Helen Gahagan Douglas, Hubert H. Humphrey, and an unidentified woman at some type of media event. They are seated in chairs with microphones in front of each. At the side, there appears to be a television camera. [1970s]

804. Helen Gahagan Douglas visits with George McGovern. This is possibly the same event as seen in #801-802. [1970s].

805. Helen Gahagan and others while on trip to South America. One of the women in the photo is wearing a sari. [early 1960s].

806. Helen Gahagan Douglas and others look at a document on a table during the trip to South America. [early 1960s].

807. Three women seated on a sofa. Included are Grace Guyman Blanco and Francia Natera. This photo was taken during the trip to South America. [early 1960s].

808. Helen Gahagan Douglas seated on a sofa with Margot Bottome, Marie Boulton, Olga Luzardo, and Luisa Aurelia de Vegas. This photo was taken during the trip to South America. [early 1960s].

809. Helen Gahagan Douglas with Margot Bottome and Francia Natera during the Conference with Press Women in Venezuela. [early 1960s].

810. Helen Gahagan Douglas at the Conference with Press Women in Venezuela.

811. Marie Boulton, Isabel Carmona, Elvira Mendoza, Isabel Uslan Pietri, Lucila Velasquez, and Ana Luisa Llovera at the Conference with Press Women in Venezuela. [early 1960s]

812. Helen Gahagan Douglas as a young actress. Simon's of Paris photo.

813. Helen Gahagan Douglas in hat seated on steps. Photo from Renato Goiorani, Montecatini.

814. Helen Gahagan Douglas in hat standing on a bridge. Photo from Renato Goiorani, Montecatini.

815. Helen Gahagan Douglas in hat sitting on bench near a bridge. Photo from Renato Goiorani, Montecatini.

816. Helen Gahagan Douglas standing in some of garden. There is an ornamental hedge in the background. Photo from Renato Goiorani, Montecatini.

817. Helen Gahagan Douglas with arms clasped in front of her. Photo from Cammons of Hollywood.

818. Helen Gahagan Douglas with silky drape covering her head and shoulders.

819. Family fun outdoors. Included are Frederick Gahagan (brother of Helen), Helen Gahagan Douglas, Melvyn Douglas, and Alice Gahagan (wife of Frederick). Helen is holding her son, Peter Gahagan Douglas. Other children are Billy, Fritz, Alice Louise, and Gerli Gahagan.

820. Helen Gahagan Douglas with her brother Frederick Gahagan. Helen is holding her son, Peter Gahagan Douglas. Other children are Billy, Fritz, Gerli, and Alice Louise.

821-822. Helen Gahagan Douglas standing with two men and a woman. [1960s] Similar photos.

823. Large group of people at a banquet. Helen Gahagan Douglas is seated at one of the tables. [1960s].

824-827. Close-up of Helen Gahagan Douglas seated at banquet table with others. [1960s].

828. Helen Gahagan Douglas with others at some type of outdoor function. [1960s].

829-830. Large group at a picnic. [1960s].

831. Helen Gahagan Douglas and Dr. Wright with Peace Corps representative Tom Quimby and get an opportunity to meet with Peace Corps volunteers and to discuss Peace Corps work in Liberia. 1964.

832. Group at the picnic given by Liberian Secretary of the Treasury Charles D. Sherman. From the left are Mrs. Daniel Nimitz, USAID; Tom Quimby, Peace Corps representative in Liberia; Mrs. Charles E. Rhetts; Helen Gahagan Douglas, and Secretary Sherman. 1964.

833. Helen Gahagan Douglas with a Liberian[?] official standing outside an airplane door. 1964.

834. Helen Gahagan Douglas makes a presentation of the inaugural gifts to Liberian president William V. S. Tubman. These gifts were given on behalf of President Lyndon B. Johnson and were given on January 1964 at the new executive mansion.

835. The American delegation arrives at the inauguration ceremony for Liberian President William V. S. Tubman on January 6, 1964. From the left are Ambassador Charles E. Rhetts, Dr. Stephen Wright, Charles Lawson (almost obscured behind Dr. Wright), Mrs. Charles Lawson, (almost obscured behind Mrs. Douglas), Helen Gahagan Douglas, Stephen Gebelt, and Mrs. Charles E. Rhetts.

836. At the dedication of the new Chase-Manhattan Bank Building on January 4, 1964, Liberian President William V. S. Tubman chats with members of the American delegation. In addition to Helen Gahagan Douglas are William Beatty (vice president for Africa of the Chase-Manhattan Bank in New York) and Mrs. Charles E. Rhetts.

837. Liberian President William V. S. Tubman visits with Helen Gahagan Douglas at the dedication of the Chase-Manhattan Bank Building on January 4, 1964.

838. Liberian President William V. S. Tubman leads a prayer during the inauguration ceremony. 1964.

839. The oath of office is administered to Liberian President William V. S. Tubman by Senator James N. Anderson, president pro tempore of the Liberian Senate. 1964.

840. Liberian President William V. S. Tubman and Mrs. Tubman lead the grand march at the Inaugural Ball at the Executive Pavilion the night of January 6, 1964.

841. African leaders stand at attention while the Liberian National Anthem is played before the Centennial Pavilion for the inaugural ceremony. 1964.

842. Women of the Bassa community in Monrovia in identical dresses at the dedication of the Liberian National Cultural Center on January 7, 1964.

843. African leaders at the inaugural ceremony of Liberian President William V. S. Tubman on January 6, 1964. From the left, front row: Ahmadu Bello, premier of northern Nigeria; Hon. C. L. Simpson, former vice president; Sir Milton Margai, prime minister of Sierra Leone; President Sekou Toure of Guinea; President Tubman; President Jos. Kasavubu of the Congo Republic, Leopoldville; and Crown Prince Asfa Woosen of Ethiopia.

844. Helen Gahagan Douglas and escort at the Inaugural Banquet for Liberian President William V. S. Tubman on January 7, 1964.

845. Liberian President William V. S. Tubman and President Sekou Toure of Guinea arrive for the inaugural ceremony.

846. The American delegation, including Helen Gahagan Douglas, arrive at the garden party held at the old Executive Mansion grounds on January 8, 1964.

847. Helen Gahagan Douglas and Ambassador Charles E. Rhetts at the Harbel market in the Firestone Plantation. This is reputed to be the largest market in Liberia. 1964.

848. Wilhelmina Dukuly's troupe of dancers perform at the dedication of the Liberian National Cultural Center, 1964.

849-850. Sande dancers at the dedication of the Liberian National Cultural Center on January 7, 1964.

851. Helen Gahagan Douglas and Ambassador Charles E. Rhetts makes friends with one of the younger members of the Firestone community (Liberia). 1964.

852-876. Photos from the 1964 meeting of the women's International League for Peace and Freedom which was held in the Soviet Union. There are several images of meetings as well as delegates sightseeing. Helen Gahagan Douglas is seen in some of the photos.

Go to Douglas Photos 877-1128
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