Featuring over 15,000 slides taken by
Florence Arquin during the mid-twentieth century
USING THE COLLECTION
The Arquin Slide Collection includes a series of slides taken by Florence Arquin during the mid-twentieth century with a strong focus on Latin America. Her slide collection was purchased by Florida Atlantic University in 1964.
Florence Arquin (1900-1974) was a documentary photographer, scholar, and artist. As Director of the Kodachrome Slide Project, she was tasked with creating slide sequences with teaching guides on Latin America...
As part of her work with the State Department, Arquin developed an educational series of slides on Colonial Architecture in Mexico, complete with a script.