Site Credits & Contact
Barbra-Archives.com is written, designed, created, and maintained by Matt Howe, Washington D.C.
Barbra Archives is an unofficial site.
Matt's Email: email@example.com
This site launched on May 28, 2003.
Original text and articles Copyright © 2013 by Matt Howe.
Please do not copy, rewrite or redistribute this site's materials. You may freely link to any page on this website, but please do not link directly to (or copy and repost) image, video, or audio files. Thank you!
This site is unofficial in nature and is not endorsed or recognized by Barbra Streisand or any of her associates. This site is simply one fan's dedication to an amazing and talented artist: Barbra Streisand. No breach of copyright or intellectual property is intended within this site, and all materials are presented for entertainment and study purposes only. I kindly ask that others visiting this site also refrain from making any sort of revenue from the resources within this site.
About This Site ...
(Above: I went backstage to meet and pose for a photo with Barbra after her June 10 Amsterdam concert in 2013. She was *lovely*)
Hi, I'm Matt Howe, and I'm the proprietor, curator, and creator of The Barbra Archives—an online guide to the career of Barbra Streisand.
Since 2003, I've endeavored to make Barbra-Archives.com as factual and accurate as possible regarding Streisand's career. I have done quite a bit of research on Barbra's career—besides the many readily available biographies and photo books, I have enjoyed searching through newspaper and magazine clippings, visiting the National Archives in D.C., corresponding with other fans and using or borrowing their collections. A couple of fans actually donated their Streisand clippings & scrapbooks to me (ranging from Barbra's early career in the ‘60s to the ‘90s)!
Visitors will also notice that I have many rare and interesting photographs of Streisand on the site, including the photographer's name and any outtakes or alternate shots I'm aware of. I love portrait photography — and Streisand has posed for photography icons like Richard Avedon, Scavullo, Irving Penn, and others.
So ... enjoy! I'm proud of this site and the information I've collected here. Hopefully, Streisand fans new and old will learn something new here about Barbra's incredible, expansive career.
Very Special People ...
I would like to thank (in no particular order) the following people who are greatly appreciated by me:
Barbra Streisand ... thank you for your wondrous talent and iconoclastic individualism. You are truly inspiring and have provided much pleasure and joy with your acting talents, humor, humanitarianism, and miraculous voice.
Thank you to: Marty Erlichman, Dick Guttman, Richard Jay-Alexander, Christian Schraga, Jay Landers, Peter Fletcher, Karen Swenson, Bob Scott, Darren Julien, Stephen Bender.
... And especially for their excellent contributions: Mark Boyce, Rafe Chase, Craig Dickson, Craig Hall (Barbra News.com), Mark Iskowitz, , Silvio Palmieri (so many photos...), Lynne Pounder (All About Barbra Magazine), Tom Rubeck, George Shubert, Allison Waldman (a walking Streisand Encyclopedia!), and Don Gunderson.
And... Bobby Haas, Alex Hutchins, Joel Kubicki, Chuck Wilson, Vernon Patterson, Paul Hyams, Danny Palin, Kevin Hall, Werner Matrisch, Christophe Blondel, Adam Zapora, Louis Papalas, Jeff Bazell, Mark Bliss, Tigh Malone, James Spada, Vivian Mayer, Paul Katz.
... and apologies to anyone I have neglected to put on this page.
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Thank you 2004 contributors: Kevin Hall, Robert Traugh, Rob DeLucca, Shirley West.
Thank you 2005 contributors: Fred Abels, Paul Hyams, Nina Gut, Robert Traugh, Dennis Fotia, Irene Kalt, David Verbeeck, Richerd Kleinberg, Jeff Bazell
Thank you 2006 contributors: Lou Papalas, Fred Abels, Robert Traugh, Kevin Hall, Albert Mademont Dorca
Thank you 2007 contributors: Fred Abels
Thank you 2008 contributors: Ken McLean, Z. Erwin, Robert Traugh, in memory of Joanne Hicks, William Straun ...
Thank you 2009 contributors: Bev Kibsey, Gary Anctil, Byrum Geisler, Laurie Lynd
Thank you 2010 contributors: Bev Kibsey, John Lowenstein, Fred Abels
Thank you 2011 contributors: Laurie Lynd, Fred Abels, Jeff Bazell, James Tano
Thank you 2012 contributors: Fred Abels, Rafe Chase, B. Long, L. Lynd, A. Murchie, J.F. Lowenstein, William Schwartz.
Thanks 2014 contributors: TessiePatterson
Donations help off-set my expenses for this site (web site hosting, domain renewal, web design tools, Streisand paraphernalia.)
Copyright and Disclaimer ...
Image, video, and audio files on this site may be protected by copyright and are used within the guidelines of the Fair Use Law. All photos and/or image captures remain the property of the film's and/or photo's various copyright owners.