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Adam DeGross photograph collection

Identifier: PA115a

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains black and white 8x10 photographs of punk music and culture in Minnesota. Photos have been arranged by band name and by music venue.


  • 2008-2012

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Restrictions on Access

The collection is open and available for use by researchers in the Andersen Library Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

Copyright is retained by the copyright holder.

Biographical Note

Adam DeGross is a Minneapolis-based photographer of punk and hardcore musicians, subculture, and communities. A self-taught photographer, DeGross' photos have appeared in band publicity, album art, and in his self-published book Pay Attention, published 2013. In 2014 DeGross's photography was featured in the MN Subculture Photography Exhibit at The Abtracted Gallery in Minneapolis, and in the same year he was voted "Best Twin Cities Music Photographer" by the readers of City Pages.


0.5 Linear Feet (1 box)


Collection contains photographs of punk and subculture musicians and audiences.


The collection is organized in the following two series:

  1. Artists
  2. Venues

Physical Location



The collection was donated to the Performing Arts Archives by Adam DeGross in 2013.

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Processing Information

The collection was processed and the finding aid written by Tim Carroll and Liseli Polivka, 2014-2015.

Adam DeGross photograph collection
Kathryn Hujda
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Collecting Area Details

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