Guide to the Stuart Cohen "Marblehead at the Millenium" Photoprints Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0804
Creators:
Cohen, Stuart
Dates:
2000
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.02 Cubic feet
1 box
49 Photographic prints
Silver gelatin on paper
16 x 20
Repository:
These photographs depict various scenes in Marblehead, Massachusetts, as photographed in the year 1999, including views of the town and its environs, commerce, and activities of people, especially families. The photographs are part of a self-assigned project, through which Stuart Cohen intended to survey the state of the town as it prepared to greet the new millennium.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Photographs depict various aspects of activities in Marblehead, Massachusetts, in the year 2000, including views of the town and its structure, architecture, and environs, as well as activities of people, especially families. There is also emphasis on the commerce of the town. Subjects include high school cheerleaders, children sledding, an amusement park, an arts festival, firemen with a hand pumper, a costume parade, Santa Claus and Christmas rituals, a fitness center, an outdoor wedding, school classrooms, a frame house under construction, sailmaking, a farmers' market, stores, restaurants, a bar, fishing, a library, etc. Prints captioned and signed, with additional information on verso.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged into one series.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Stuart Cohen initiated this project to document Marblehead, Massachusetts, at the turn of the new millennium.

Administration
Author
David Haberstich
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Stuart Cohen.
Processing Information
Collection processed by David Haberstich, archivist, 2017.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Use
Reproduction restricted due to copyright. Contact photographer for reproduction.
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Preferred Citation
Photographs by Stuart Cohen from "Marblehead at the Millennium," 2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Cheerleading Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bars (Drinking establishments) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cities and towns Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Christmas -- Massachusetts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portfolios (groups of works) -- 1990-2000 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Restaurants Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Massachusetts Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 2000-2010 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Firemen Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Farmers' markets Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Libraries Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fishing Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Commerce -- Massachusetts Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Classrooms Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Family -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Construction Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Marblehead (Mass.) Geographic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Santa Claus Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Retail trade Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Water pumps Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Schools Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weddings -- 1990-2000 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives