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Black Mosaic: Community, Race, and Ethnicity among Black Immigrants in Washington, D. C. Exhibition Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1942-1998
Size:
21.6 Cubic feet (consisting of 17 cartons, 2 oversized boxes.)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-027
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of an exhibition exploring the immigration of people of African descent from Central and South America and the Caribbean to the Washington Metropolitan Area. The show was organized and hosted by the Anacostia Museum from August 21, 1994 through August 7, 1995. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit script, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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Oral history interview with Ian McKibbin White
Creators:
White, Ian McKibbin, 1929-
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994
Dates:
1980 November 24-1981 January 9
Size:
126 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.white80
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ian McKibbin White conducted 1980 November 24-1981 January 9, by Thomas Carr Howe, for the Archives of American Art.

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Ninfa Valvo papers regarding the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum
Creators:
Valvo, Ninfa, 1900-1993
Dates:
1930-1973
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.valvninf
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of curator Ninfa Valvo regarding the M. H. de Young Memorial Museum measure 2 linear feet and date from 1930 to 1973. The papers mostly consist of material related to the de Young Museum in the form of administration records, photographs of exhibition installations and artwork, and museum programs and calendars.

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Catherine Viviano Gallery records
Creators:
Catherine Viviano Gallery
Dates:
1930-1990
bulk 1949-1978
Size:
11.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cathvivi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Catherine Viviano Gallery measure 11.6 linear feet and date from 1930-1990, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1949-1978. Established in New York City in 1949, the gallery specialized in contemporary painting and sculpture primarily by American and European artists. The collection consists of artists' files; correspondence with artists, collectors, dealers, museum directors, curators, and publishers; business records; printed material; and photographs of artwork and artists. Also included are records relating to Catherine Viviano's activities as a private dealer and consultant after she closed the gallery in 1970.

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Oral history interview with Denise Scott Brown
Creators:
Scott Brown, Denise, 1931-
Reed, Peter
Dates:
1990 October 25-1991 November 9
Size:
188 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.scottb90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Denise Scott Brown conducted 1990 October 25-1991 November 9, by Peter Reed, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Ruth Pershing Uhler
Creators:
Uhler, Ruth Pershing, 1898-1969
Loomis, Sylvia Glidden
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 May 11
Size:
11 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.uhler65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ruth Pershing Uhler conducted 1965 May 11, by Sylvia Loomis, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Thomas Carr Howe
Creators:
Howe, Thomas Carr, 1904-1994
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1976 June 2-3
Size:
53 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.howe76
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Thomas Carr Howe conducted 1976 June 2-3, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Ian McKibbin White
Creators:
White, Ian McKibbin, 1929-
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
1987 January 8-12
Size:
79 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.white87
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of retiring director of Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco Ian McKibbin White conducted 1987 January 8-12, by Paul J. Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art.

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African Postcard Collection
Dates:
1898-[ongoing]
Size:
61 Volumes
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-014
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes postcards from 45 African countries. Subjects include agriculture; animals; artists; body arts; cityscapes; cultural landscapes; dance; education; expeditions; flora; industry; leaders; marketplaces; medicine; military; missionaries; music; portraits; recreation; rites and ceremonies; and transportation, among many other topics.

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Pères Blancs (White Fathers) Photographic Albums
Creators:
White Fathers
Dates:
circa 1903-1925
Size:
217 Photographic prints (black and white)
217 Copy prints (black and white)
217 Copy negatives (black and white, 4 x 5 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1987-010
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Pères Blancs (White Fathers) Society Photographic Album documents the group's missions and the Africans living near them in the East African kingdoms of Rwanda and Burundi (now the state of Rwanda-Burundi). Subjects include individual and group portraits of Africans, including members of the Tutsi royal family and the Tutsi elite, Christian families of Hutu origin, missionaries and Western visitors, and Twa people on an elephant hunt. There are also photos of landscapes, African villages and mission buildings, activities, including dancing and farming.

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