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Name Oppersdorff, Mathias T., 1935-2010
Other names Mathias Thomas Oppersdorff
Dates & places of birth and death b. September 11, 1935 - Boston, Massachusetts
d. January 26, 2010 - Wakefield, Rhode Island
Notes See accession folders for further biographical information.
Publications Under the Spell of Arabia, 2001
People of the Road: Irish Travelers, 2007
Adirondack Faces, 1991
Relationships Anthony Oppersdorff (son)
Hans Oppersdorff (son)
Places of residence Rhode Island
Role Photographer
Education American University, M.S. Political Science
Fairfield University, B.A. History

Associated Records

Mathias Oppersdorff Adirondack Faces Photograph Collection [graphic] -

From 1986 to 1987 the Adirondack Museum commissioned Mathias Oppersdorff to photograph a selection of Adirondack residents. About 75 people in the Adirondack Park and the surrounding region were photographed in their familiar environments showcasing them at home, work, and outside doing various activities. This assignment resulted in a 1989 traveling exhibition sponsored by the Museum titled Adirondack Faces, and a 1991 publication of the same title.

Image of James Glenn Peck - Print, Photographic

James Glenn Peck - Print, Photographic

James Glenn Peck wearing period clothing, posing with a rifle.

Image of Debby Boyce - Print, Photographic

Debby Boyce - Print, Photographic

Debby Boyce standing on a small platform and holding an axe at a competition.

Image of Arthur Pfendler - Print, Photographic

Arthur Pfendler - Print, Photographic

Arthur Pfendler sitting on a bench outside a clapboard building with 'Oddfellows Hall" above door.

Image of Herb Helms - Print, Photographic

Herb Helms - Print, Photographic

Herb Helms standing on the pontoon of an aircraft.

Image of Michael S. Pinard - Print, Photographic

Michael S. Pinard - Print, Photographic

Michael S. Pinard standing wearing a hardhat, holding a chainsaw standing beside a tree.

Image of Rev. Daisy Allen - Print, Photographic

Rev. Daisy Allen - Print, Photographic

The Reverend Daisy Allen posing in robes, holding a bible. Photograph taken in Bakers Mills, NY.

Image of Earl Allen - Print, Photographic

Earl Allen - Print, Photographic

Earl Allen standing outside a log structure, holding a wooden hay rake. Photograph taken in Bakers Mills, NY.

Image of William B. Bibby - Print, Photographic

William B. Bibby - Print, Photographic

William B. Bibby standing in an open doorway, in front of a pile of boards. Photograph taken in North Creek, NY.

Image of Debby Boyce - Print, Photographic

Debby Boyce - Print, Photographic

Debby Boyce sitting on a pile of logs with an ax in her hands.

Image of Robert E. Brown - Print, Photographic

Robert E. Brown - Print, Photographic

Robert E. Brown posing with a rifle beside a fence in the snow. Photograph taken in Saranac Lake, NY.

Image of Fredolin Burke - Print, Photographic

Fredolin Burke - Print, Photographic

Fredolin Burke sitting in his boat livery holding a cigarette. Photograph taken in Raquette Lake, NY.

Image of Jim Cameron - Print, Photographic

Jim Cameron - Print, Photographic

Jim Cameron standing beside a guideboat on supports, in front of a wooded area. Photograph taken in Upper St. Regis, NY.

Image of Earl Allen - Print, Photographic

Earl Allen - Print, Photographic

Earl Allen standing outside a log structure, holding a wooden hay rake. Photograph taken in Bakers Mills, NY.

Image of Judy Mancuso Conversano - Print, Photographic

Judy Mancuso Conversano - Print, Photographic

Judy Mancuso Conversano posing in front of a line of snowmobiles in Old Forge, NY. She is holding a helmet under her right arm, and four other snowmobilers can be seen in the background.

Image of Michael Corsale - Print, Photographic

Michael Corsale - Print, Photographic

Michael Corsale standing by the front window of Zio's Pizzeria in North Creek, NY.

Image of Katie Cross - Print, Photographic

Katie Cross - Print, Photographic

Katie Cross standing by a wooden structure holding buff knitted slippers. Photograph taken in Johnsburg, NY.

Image of Maitland G. Desormo - Print, Photographic

Maitland G. Desormo - Print, Photographic

Maitland G. Desormo sitting in front of a stone fireplace. Photograph taken in Saranac Lake, NY.

Image of Paul Dicob - Print, Photographic

Paul Dicob - Print, Photographic

Paul Dicob standing by a pile of logs and a pair of work horses while holding a pair of tongs. Photograph taken in Lowville, NY.