Sargent Johnson photographs of sculpture

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.johnsarg
Creators:
Johnson, Sargent, 1888-1967
Dates:
circa 1937
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
1 microfilm reel
3 items on partial microfilm reel
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
This microfilm collection consists of photographs of sculptures created by African American artist Sargent Johnson for the Federal Art Project.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Sargent Johnson (1888-1967) was an African American sculptor in northern California. He was one of the first African American artists working in California to gain national recognition, and exhibited in many Harmon Foundation exhibitions. In the late 1930s, Johnson worked for the Works Progress Administration Federal Arts Project.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel NDA 18 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals returned to Lewis Ferbrache after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The lender, Lewis Ferbrache, was an administrator of the Oakland Museum of Art and collected materials relating to federally funded art projects for AAA during its New Deal and the Arts project.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Federal aid to the arts -- California -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal aid to the public welfare -- California -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Public sculpture -- California -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Art and state -- California -- Photographs Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
African American artists Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Federal Art Project (Calif.) Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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Washington, D.C. 20001
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