List of Archive Holdings

The list of archive holdings was compiled in 1987 when I cataloged the film elements that my father turned over to me.  This archive film list is arranged according to the major subjects he photographed, as is the web site listings of … Continue reading

Primary Source Documentaries

The Story of How the Documentaries on Mississippi Voter Registration Drives Were Made. In 1963 and again in the spring of 1964, Harvey Richards made two trips into rural Mississippi to make documentaries in support of civil rights movement activists … Continue reading

Summary of Archive Contents

Archive Material and Stock Footage The Harvey Richards Media Archive (HRMA) holds all of the original film and sound elements used by him to make 22 documentary films. The HRMA also holds film never used in a finished film, as well … Continue reading

About Harvey Richards

Harvey Richards, filmmaker and photographer Harvey Richards began using a camera in the 1950s when he was in his mid-forties. He became a photographer after years of working as a machinist in the San Francisco shipyards, and as a merchant … Continue reading

Archive Licensing History, 1987-2013

Converse Basin, California, October, 1960

Licencing History and Media Archive Outreach (Link to License History List) Harvey Richards’ active career as a photographer ended in the late 1970’s. Even before he stopped shooting film, demands arose from other film makers and media producers who wanted to include … Continue reading

About Estuary Press Publishing

 Publishing for Social Justice, Peace, and a Healthy Planet Estuary Press began in 1986 with the publication of Critical Focus, the Black and White Photographs of Harvey Wilson Richards by Paul Richards, Ph.D.  During the following 25 years, Estuary Press archived … Continue reading