Oral history interview with William Friedman
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
An interview of William Friedman conducted 1965 June 16, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Irene Rice Pereira papers
Correspondence; writings and notes; scrapbooks; business material; biographical data; photographs; inventories; exhibition catalogs; and printed material.
Oral history interview with Jack Kufeld
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
An interview of Jack Kufeld conducted 1981 Oct. 5, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.
Holger Cahill papers
The papers of Holger Cahill (1887-1960) date from 1910 to 1993, with the bulk of the material dating from 1910-1960, and measure 15.8 linear feet. The collection offers researchers fairly comprehensive documentation of Cahill's directorship of the Works Progress/Projects Administration's (WPA) Federal Art Project (FAP) in addition to series documenting his work as a writer and art critic. Material includes correspondence, reports, artist files, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs.
Lester Beall collection
This collection documents the career of Lester Beall, graphic designer and commercial artist from approximately 1933-1967.
Don Wallance collection
This collection documents Wallance's career from his enrollment in the Design Laboratory School in 1936 to his death in 1990.Included are his designs for tableware, furniture, and household accessories, as well as material on his research and writings. This collection consists of sketches, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and reference materials, in addition to publicity and promotional materials. Extensive documentation exists on Wallance's pioneering designs for stainless steel flatware for H. E. Lauffer Company and his experimental furniture for the U.S. Army, Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center, and the Hard Manufacturing Company. Thorough documentation of his research for his landmark book, "Shaping America's Products," is included. The collection also contains a substantial amount of information on the Design Laboratory School, the first industrial design school in the United States to be patterned after the Bauhaus.
The Design Laboratory
Brochure for the Design Laboratory, "a free school for instruction in industrial design, graphic arts and fine arts, established by the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration ... open only to those amateur and professional students who cannot afford to attend private schools." At 10 East 39 St., N.Y. Director: Gilbert …
Katherine Lilly Conroy Learning Laboratory (New York University)
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
circa 1936-circa 1938
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Archives of American Art
Jacques Maroger papers
Biographical material; letters; business records; writings; notes and notebooks; printed material; photographs.