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Thomas had to keep and move everything with him. All stories, photos and films had to be stored or shipped out. The only electronic transmission was by telegraph.
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Image and Photo Credits

Special Thanks

With special thanks to Marist College in Poughkeepsie, New York, and to John Ansley, Director of the Archives and Special Collections at James A. Cannavino Library at Marist College, repository of the Lowell Thomas Papers.

Lowell Thomas (LT) Image Credits

1) Lowell Thomas at the border of Afghanistan; 1921 Marist College B&W glass plate B&W 1508.1.a

2a)  Lowell Thomas on camel in front of Sphinx; Marist College colored glass lantern slide 1342.12.

2b & 2c) Lowell Thomas on camel in front of Sphinx; Marist College B&W glass plate B&W 1269.27

3a & 3b) Lowell Thomas in rear cockpit with movie camera; Marist College colored glass lantern slide, April 1918 1343.26

4) Lowell Thomas when fourteen years old; Marist College B&W photo 1521.11.10

5) Lowell Thomas at nineteen; Marist College sepia photo 1523.6.19

6) Lowell Thomas in front of Chicago Daily News; Marist College colored glass lantern slide 1344.5

7) Lowell Thomas in Alaska filming the Klondike River; 1916 Marist College B&W photo 1516.10

8) Lowell Thomas portrait in tailored uniform; Marist College B&W glass plate 1271.24

9) Lowell Thomas having tea with Mrs. Thomas, French Officer and General Harding at Villa Borghese; Marist College B&W glass plate 1513.15.15A

10a & 10b) Harry Chase in turret of armored car manning camera; Marist College B&W glass plate 1263.40.

11) Lowell Thomas in World War I helmet & gear; Marist College B&W photo 1513.14.43

12) Lowell Thomas reading paper with soldier; Marist College B&W photo 1513.14.29

13) Francis Thomas in nursing attire; Marist College B&W photo 1513.15.28

14) T.E. Lawrence standing on balcony; Marist College B&W glass plate 1262.24

15) Lowell Thomas Palestine Journal Page 108; Marist College Special Collections

16) Allenby Poster; Over-sized Graphics File, Marist College Special Collection

17) Cover, With Lawrence In Arabia,  Doubleday New York, 1924; courtesy of Marist College Special Collection

18) Lowell Thomas at microphone; Marist College B&W photo 1522.11.b.

19) Lowell Thomas at NBC microphone, Jan. 9 1936; Marist College B&W photo 1522.12.c LT

20) Lowell Thomas doing first TV news; from a Marist College B&W photo

21) Lowell Thomas in Pawling with staff, June 1950; Marist College B&W photo 1522.19.a.

22) Lowell Thomas with FDR (1); Marist College colored glass lantern slide 1428.35.

23) Lowell Thomas with FDR (2); Marist College colored glass lantern slide 1428.36

24) Lowell Thomas in his Pawley studio office; Marist College color photo 1523.1.c.

25) Lowell Thomas & Lowell Thomas Jr.  broadcasting by battery from Tibet; Marist College B&W photo

26) Lowell Thomas at Petra on camel; Marist College colored glass lantern slide 1335.1.

27) Lowell Thomas in High Adventure PR photo; Marist College B&W photo  1640.9

28) Lowell Thomas in High Adventure PR photo; Marist College B&W photo

29) Lowell Thomas signs off for last time at microphone on news show, 1976; Marist College photo 1523.2.1.

30) Lowell Thomas in High Adventure, Llasa 1948, Lowell Thomas Jr. photo; Marist College B&W photo

Audio Clip #1 Marist Special Collections Audio files 1750.02 Track #31

Audio Clip #2 Marist Special Collections Audio files Berlin interview 1789.13

Audio Clip #3 Marist Special Collections Audio files Berlin interview 1789.13

Audio Clip #4 Marist Special Collections Audio files Berlin interview 1789.13

T.E. Lawrence (TEL) Image Credits

1) Thomas Edward Lawrence with chin on dagger; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.48

2) Cover of T.E. Lawrence Bibliography; by permission Oak Knoll  Press, New Castle, DE. 2000

3a) T.E. Lawrence portrait by Harry Chase, London, Photo Sept. 1919; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.44

3b) T.E. Lawrence portrait by Harry Chase, London Photo Sept. 1919; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide  1332.10

4) T.E. Lawrence outside foreign office’s Arab Bureau, 1918; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.31

5a & 5b) Erroneously labeled "T.E. Lawrence on camel" in Marist collection. These men are members of Lawrence's bodyguard; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1331.34

6) T.E. Lawrence with brothers in 1910; Oxford University’s Bodleian Library, Shelfmark: MS.Photogr.c.122 (Fol.3)

7) T.E. Lawrence at excavation site at Carchemish; Imperial War Museum Q_073536

8) Assistants at Carchemish; British Museum PS043180

9) Janet Laurie; from the family of Ms. Laurie, care of Jeremy Wilson

10) Arab water boy; British Library Add.MS.50584ff. 114

11) T.E. Lawrence dressed as Arab water boy; British Library Add.MS.50584ff. 115

12) T.E. Lawrence with Nesib el Bekri; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1331.36

13) T.E. Lawrence at tribal meeting on Feisal’s right; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1263.4

14a) T.E. Lawrence outside his tent with staff; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.36

14b) T.E. Lawrence outside his tent with staff; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide 1332.1

15a) Wrecked railroad bridge; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1266.44

15b) Wrecked railroad bridge; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide 1338.1.b

16a) T.E. Lawrence, Col. Dawnay & D.G. Hogarth outside foreign office’s Arab Bureau; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.27

16b) T.E. Lawrence, Col. Dawnay & Lt. Col. D.G. Hogarth outside foreign office’s Arab Bureau; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide  L 1331.31

17) T.E. Lawrence smiling, Hogarth, and Lt. Col. Dawnay outside foreign office’s Arab Bureau; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.29

18a) Three armored cars in silhouette at sunset; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1263.36

18b) Three armored cars in silhouette at sunset; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide 1333.34

19a) T.E. Lawrence standing on prayer rug; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.25

19b) T.E. Lawrence standing on prayer rug; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide 1331.30

20) Prince Feisal in truck (front seat); (Lawrence in back, according to Marist archive); Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide 1332.31 1

21) T.E. Lawrence & Feisal hold audience at Guweira; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.11

22) T.E. Lawrence entering Damascus; Imperial War Museum Photo Archives Call # Q12367 Lambeth Road, London, UK

23a & 23b) Erroneously labeled T.E. Lawrence in the Marist collection; these are members of his bodyguard; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.33

24) T.E. Lawrence portrait by Harry Chase, London Photo Sept. 1919; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.46

25) Century Theater Program; Marist Special Collections text file 503.1

26) Cover Performance Program; Marist Special Collections text file 503.5.a.1

27) Mrs. Thomas’ Show Journal Pg.77; Marist Special Collections text file 270.7

28) T.E. Lawrence portrait by Harry Chase, London Photo Sept. 1919; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.47

29a) T.E. Lawrence portrait by Harry Chase, London Photo Sept. 1919; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.39

29b) T.E. Lawrence portrait by Harry Chase, London Photo Sept. 1919; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide 1332.6

30) Emir Feisal on horse with staff; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide  1332.36

31) 1930 Phillips Record Atlas pg. 61; Maps, National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh Scotland

32) T.E. Lawrence, Damascus Oct. 3, 1918; Imperial War Museum Photo Archives Call # Q 73534 Lambeth Road, London, UK

33) T.E. Lawrence leaving Bridlington on bicycle; Imperial War Museum Photo Archives Call # Q113749 Lambeth Road, London, UK

Akaba Image Credits

1) T.E. Lawrence, portrait in captains uniform; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.31

2a) Portrait Emir Feisal; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1263.1

2b) Portrait Nesib el Bekri; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide 1332.29

3) Panorama of Akaba shore; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1265.29

4) Emir Feisal’s camp at dawn near Yenbo: Imperial War Museum, Photo Archives Q 58838

5) T.E. Lawrence on ridge near Wejh: Imperial War Museum, Photo Archives Q 59075

6a) Auda Abu Tayi flanked by his brothers; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1332.34

6b) Auda Abu Tayi flanked by his brothers; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide 1332.33

6c) Portrait Auda Abu Tayi; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide 1338.14

7) T.E. Lawrence with bodyguard; Imperial War Museum Photo Archives Q 59193

8) T.E. Lawrence mounted on camel; Imperial War Museum Photo Archives Q 60212

11) Arab Army coming into Akaba; Imperial War Museum Photo Archives Q 59193

12) Roofless Akaba; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1263.22

13a) Akaba’s waterfront; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1263.20

13b) Akaba’s waterfront; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide 1333.20

14) Akaba panorama from hill; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.15

15) Akaba desert palms; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate, scenics.

Paris Peace Conference Image Credits

1a & 1b) “Lawrence Peace Map”; Lawrence Peace Map, The National Archives (of Great Britain) Image Library DN # 9733 unclassified

2) Arab commission to the Paris Peace Conference; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1265.26

3a) Portrait Emir Feisal; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1263.1

3b) Portrait Emir Feisal; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1263.2

3c) Portrait Emir Feisal; Marist Special Collections color glass lantern slide 1332.24

4) Portrait of Prince Feisal with General Allenby; Marist Special Collections photo,1513.4.4.

5) Chaim Weizman & Prince Feisal at Paris Conference; Public Domain http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Faisal–Weizmann_Agreement

6) The American Delegation to the Paris Peace Conference; Courtesy of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, Staunton, Virginia Photo # L259a

7) Portrait Sir Mark Sykes; The Yorkshire Regiment, World War I Photos of Individuals (“s”) http://www.ww1-yorkshires.org.uk/html-files/photos-s.htm

8a & 8b) Pres. Wilson in Treaty Conference Room; Courtesy of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, Staunton, Virginia Photo # L213

9a & 9b) The Great Hall at Versailles; Courtesy of the Woodrow Wilson Presidential Library, Staunton, Virginia Photo # L215

10) Newspaper clippings on Thomas’ Show; Marist College Special Collections  IMG_0419 Scrapbook IMG_0404 Scrapbook IMG_0412 Scrapbook

The Show Image Credits

1) Lowell Thomas in pith helmet; Marist College B&W glass plate 1497.15b, color lantern slide 1343.33

2) T.E. Lawrence standing, 3/4s length in Storrs' office; Marist College B&W glass plate 1262.22, color lantern slide 1331.27

3) T.E. Lawrence sits for London session; Marist College 1332.16

4) Painting of show; Marist College IMG_0394

5) Armored car squadron by the Seven Pillars; Marist College B&W glass plate 1264.2

6) British "10 Pounder Talbot Battery"; Marist College B&W glass plate 1263.38

7) T.E. Lawrence & Prince Feisal meeting tribal leaders in Akaba; Marist College glass plate 1263.3

8) Lowell Thomas’ cameraman Harry Chase at Petra; Marist College glass plate 1264.27

9) Lowell Thomas in Gaza; Marist College glass plate 1270.70

10) Lowell Thomas in front of tent in Egypt; Marist College glass plate 1493.1.a

11) Jerusalem 1918; Marist College glass plate 1268.24

12) Lowell Thomas’ Palestine Journal; Marist College Pg 109

13) Lowell Thomas outside his field tent in Egypt; Marist College lantern slide 1338.17

14) Lowell Thomas with Gen. Allenby; Marist College glass plate 1267.5

15) Allenby and staff; Marist College glass plate  1267.7

16) Steamer in Suez Canal; Marist College glass plate 1269.70

17) Deck of Ozarda; Marist College glass plate 1262.2, color lantern slide 1331.3.

18) Having tea in the desert; Marist College Glass Plate 1264.10, color lantern slide 1334.17

19) Map from Thomas’ show; Marist College, lantern slide 1337.34

20) Sand storm over Khartoum; Marist College, glass plate 1496.48b

21) Arabia Journal; Marist College Pgs 47&48

22) Lowell Thomas & T.E. Lawrence standing in front of tent; Marist College, glass plate 1270.53, color lantern slide 1343.15

23)  Lowell Thomas & T.E. Lawrence  squatting in front of tent; Marist College, glass plate, color lantern slide 1343.13

24) Lowell Thomas breaks bread with T.E. Lawrence in desert; Marist College glass plate 1263.41

25) Lowell Thomas having dinner with Arab leaders; Marist College glass plate 1263.32, color lantern slide 1333.30

26) Arabia Journal; Marist College, Pg 43

27) Lowell Thomas  interviewing Captain Maynard and General Nuri el Said; Marist College glass plate 1264.1

28) Syrian Nesib el Bekri with other tribal leaders; Marist College, glass plate 1268.55b

29) Truck of British soldiers; Marist College glass plate1262.7

30) Formal surrender of Jerusalem; Marist College, lantern slide  343.24

31) Opening show advertisement; Marist College text file 503.1

32) The Thomas’; Marist College, photo  1509.7

33) Mrs. Thomas’ Show Journal; Marist College, 270.7 Pg21

34) Evening exterior of Covent Garden; Marist College, photo 1509.6.a

35) Show Program; Marist College, text file 503.4.a

36) London Daily Mail August 23rd 1919; text file IMG_0403

37) London Show Program; Marist College, text file .503.5.a.vi

38) Armored car squadrons; Marist College, glass plate 1263.37

39) Mrs. Thomas’ personal Diary; Marist College 270.8 Pg. 25

40) T.E. Lawrence from London session portraits; Marist College, glass plate 1262.50

41) Mrs. Thomas’ Show Journal; Marist College, 270.7 pg. 61

42) Mrs. Thomas’ Show Journal; Marist College, 270.7 pg. 71 & 72

43) Asia Magazine advertisement; Marist College, text file 503.5.a.iv

44) T.E. Lawrence & Lowell Thomas from London session portraits; Marist College, glass plate 1270.58

45) Promotional poster for Show; Marist College, text file 503.8.a.ii.

46) Mrs. Thomas’ Show Journal; Marist College, 270.7 pg. 55

47) Asia Magazine promotion; Marist College, text file 503.5.a.viii

48) Mrs. Thomas’ Show Journal; Marist College, 270.7 pg.80

49) Handbill for show; Marist College, text file, Show 503.8.a.iv

50) Lowell Thomas on the beach of Akaba; Marist College, glass plate 1263.8

51) 1919 Letter From T.E. Lawrence to Lowell Thomas; Marist College, pg 1 & 2

52) Queens Hall handbill; Marist College, text file 503.2

53) Newspaper coverage of Show; Marist College, text file 352.12.j & 352.12.k

54) T.E. Lawrence & Lowell Thomas sit in London session portraits; Marist College, glass plate 1270.57

55) Advertisement from 1935; Marist College, text file 504.9.b

56) Lowell Thomas atop camel; Marist College, B&W glass plate 1262.6, color lantern slide 1331.12

57) Mrs. Thomas’ Show Journal; Marist College, 270.7 pg.84 & 85

58) Thomas & Prince Feisal on ridge; Marist College, glass plate, 1263.34

59) T.E. Lawrence from the London sessions; Marist College, glass plate, 1262.46

60) Rudolph Valentino; from Italian post card, circa 1926

Cairo Conference Image Credits

1) Emir Abdullah receives Churchill & wife Clementine; Imperial War Museum Photo Archives, Q60172

2) Cairo attendees on camels by Sphinx; Marist Special Collections B&W 1496.59.

3) Emir Abdullah in front of tent at Amman; Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division LC-DIG-ppmsca-15305 (digital files of original photos)

4) Emir Abdullah’s camp, Amman; Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division LC-DIG-ppmsca-15304 (digital files of original photos)

5) The Times Atlas 1922 Map; National Library Scotland, Shelfmark Newman 395 file # 78042441

6) T.E. Lawrence; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.46

7) Churchill, Lawrence and Abdullah; Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division photographic print Matson LC-USZ62-65460

8) Lawrence & Abdullah shaking hands, Amman reception; Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division LC-DIG-ppmsca-15304 (digital files of original photos)

9a) Portrait at Amman reception; Imperial War Museum Photo Archives, Q 60171

9b) Portrait at Amman reception, color; Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division LC-DIG-ppmsca-15304 (digital files of original photos)

10) Portrait at Amman reception, B&W; Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division LC-DIG-ppmsca-15304 (digital files of original photos)

11) T.E. Lawrence in car departing; Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division LC-DIG-ppmsca-15308 (digital files of original photos)

12) Gertrude Bell and Lawrence at Conference; Bodleian Library Oxford England Shelfmark L6 bgh0001

The Movie Image Credits

The video clips highlight scenes taken from the movie Lawrence of Arabia, directed by David Lean, released in 1962 and distributed by Columbia Pictures.

The photos are in the public domain.

Original trailer for the movie Lawrence of Arabia; video clip.

1) Lawrence of Arabia promotional poster.

2) David Lean directing Peter O’Toole; publicity still.

3) O’Toole leads the charge; publicity still.

4a) Lawrence of Arabia promotional poster.

4b) Lawrence of Arabia promotional poster.

“Meeting Auda Abu Tayi” scene from the movie Lawrence of Arabia; video clip.

5) “On to Akaba” charge; publicity still.

“Path to Akaba” scene from the movie Lawrence of Arabia; video clip.

6)  Lawrence of Arabia promotional poster.

7) Peter O’Toole; publicity still.

8) Publicity still.

“Nothing is written” scene from the movie Lawrence of Arabia; video clip.

9) Publicity still.

TCM trailer for the movie Lawrence of Arabia; video clip.

10) Lawrence of Arabia promotional poster.

11) Lawrence of Arabia promotional poster.

“Table of Damascus” scene from the movie Lawrence of Arabia; video clip.

Original musical score of the movie Lawrence of Arabia; video clip.

12) Peter O’Toole close-up; publicity still.

13) Publicity still.

14) Promotional poster, second theatrical release on 40th anniversary.

15) Peter O’Toole; publicity still.

More Resources

Wikipedia:

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lawrence_of_Arabia_(film)

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_O%27Toole

The Internet Movie Data Base:

http://www.imdb.com/title/tt0056172/

Movie Posters:

http://www.movieposterdb.com/movie/0056172/Lawrence-of-Arabia.html

Legacy Image Credits

1) 1930 Map; National Library of Scotland Shelfmark Map.6.b.16 #78042486 Plate 60-61

2a) 1917-1922 Comparison Outline Map of Middle East; Michael Couture “Photo shop” illustration 

2b) 1923-1947 Comparison Outline Map of Middle East; Michael Couture “Photo shop” illustration 

3) Feisal on Horse; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1263.6

4) Emir Abdullah at Amman 1921; Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division LC-DIG-ppmsca-15304 (digital files of original photos)

6) Cover of Seven Pillars of Wisdom by T.E. Lawrence; Random House N. Y.

7) Armored Cars beside cliff; Marist Special Collection B&W glass plate 1264.2

8) Churchill, Lawrence and Prince Abdullah meeting; Prints & Photographs Division, LC- US262-65460

9) Lawrence Program; Marist Special Collection Text file IMG_0409

10) Lowell Thomas doing a remote broadcast at the Bell Labs; Marist Special Collections B&W photo 1522.12.a.

11) Lowell Thomas after returning from Tibet; Marist Special Collections B&W photo 1522.14.d.

12) Lowell Thomas launching the first around the world commercial flight; Marist Special Collections B&W photo 1538.2.4

13) Lowell Thomas broadcasting in 1968; Marist Special Collections photo, 1523.1.b.

14a) T.E. Lawrence 1919 letter, page 1; Marist Special Collections

14b) T.E. Lawrence 1919 letter, page 2; Marist Special Collections

15) T.E. Lawrence, 1919 London, Harry Chase portrait; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.51

16a) T.E. Lawrence 1923 letter, page 1; Marist Special Collections

16b) T.E. Lawrence 1923 letter, page 2; Marist Special Collections

17) Program With Allenby in Palestine & With Lawrence in Arabia; Marist Special Collections text file IMG_0409

18a & 18b) Lowell Thomas with caravan, Wadi, Arabia; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1262.4

19) Lowell Thomas Portrait; Marist Special Collections photo 1497.14.

20) Lowell Thomas & T.E. Lawrence beside tent, Akaba; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1270.64.

21) T.E. Lawrence Portrait; Marist Special Collections B&W glass plate 1332.16 and “photo shopped” Window display