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Creators:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946
Dates:
1939-1946
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (25 items on partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphopm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection consists of printed material related to the artistic career of African American painter Horace Pippin. Materials include newspaper clippings, exhibition announcements, and exhibition catalogs.

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Creators:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946
Dates:
circa 1920, 1943
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 0.2 linear feet and consists of three notebooks, notebook fragments, and two letters written by African American primitive painter Horace Pippin. The three notebooks and notebook fragments contain Pippin's World War I memoirs written in the 1920s, one of which is illustrated by Pippin with six drawings of war scenes. Two letters are dated 1943 and circa 1943. One of the letters is written to "Dear Friends" and begins with "life story of art."; the other is written to dealer Robert Carlen about showing his painting Domino [Game] Players.

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Dates:
circa 1943, 1943
Level:
file
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

One letter, circa 1943, is addressed to "My Dear Friends" and begins with "my life story of art. that is my art, and no one el[c]...." wherein Pippin recounts a childhood memory of creating artwork for a Sunday school sale and how the "war of 1917... brought out all of the art in me" and how he paints from it today. A second letter dated February ...

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Dates:
October 4, 1920
Level:
file
Size:
(50 numbered pages)
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A second handwritten account of Pippin's World War I experiences in France. In this notebook, Pippin recounts arriving in France, the cold and the snow, and his perception of the feelings of the French civilians. He also recounts an intense battle with the Germans, apparently the same battle as in the first notebook, but ending before he is shot.

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Dates:
circa 1920
Level:
file
Size:
(18 numbered pages)
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A third handwritten account of Pippin's World War I experiences in France. In this notebook, Pippin again recounts a battle with the Germans in France, most probably the same battle as in the other two notebooks. Note, however, that he spells Argonne as Oregon in this notebook, which differs from the writing on the cover. In this account, he recall...

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Dates:
circa 1920
Level:
file
Size:
(3 loose pages)
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Handwritten fragments, possibly from another notebook, recalling the same intense World War I battle in France but prefaced with some of his thoughts on war and soldiering.

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Dates:
circa 1920s, 1943
Level:
series
Size:
8 Items (Box 1)
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection consists of three notebooks and notebook fragments written by Pippin in the 1920s about his World War I experiences while serving in the 15th New York Infantry and as a corporal in the 369th Colored Infantry Regiment at Chateau-Thierry, Soissons, the Argonne, and elsewhere in France. One of the notebooks is illustrated by Pipp...

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Dates:
circa 1920s
Level:
file
Size:
(62 numbered pages, pages 37-40 have been cut out)
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphora
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Pippin recounts his World War I experiences in detail from the time he left the United States on November 17th, 1917 with the 15th N.Y. Infantry for France. Pippin writes of life in the trenches and dug-outs, night forays and traveling through enemy territory, details of days and nights of battles and getting shelled, gassed, and machine gun fire b...

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Creators:
Loper, Edward L., 1916-2011
Pacini, Marina
Dates:
1989 May 12
Size:
132 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.loper89
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Edward Loper conducted 1989 May 12, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art. Loper speaks of his early life and education; his work on the WPA's Federal Art Project in Delaware, on the Index of American Design and the easel project; his self-education and stylistic development; meeting Albert Barnes; studying with Violett...

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Creators:
Zilczer, Judith
Dates:
circa 1974-2003
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
SAAM.Photo.ZIL
Repository:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Research and Scholars Center

Photograph prints, negatives and color transparencies documenting early modern American artists and the contemporary artist Richard Lindner.

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