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Creators:
Wolcott, Marion Post, 1910-1990
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 January 18
Size:
23 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wolcot65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Marion Post Wolcott conducted 1965 January 18, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's home, in Mill Valley, California.

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Creators:
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975
Dates:
1932-1964
Size:
9 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.stryroyp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers documenting Stryker's career as the head of the Farm Security Administration's photographic section, including correspondence with John Collier, Jack Delano, Walker Evans, Dorothea Lange, Russell Lee, Edwin Locke, Arthur Rothstein, John Vachon, Marion Post Wolcott and others; reports; articles on Stryker and the FSA; publications; speeches; ...

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Creators:
Rosskam, Edwin, 1903-1985
Doud, Richard Keith
Rosskam, Louise, 1910-2003
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
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Dates:
1965 August 3
Size:
70 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.rosska65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Edwin and Louise Rosskam conducted 1965 August 3, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art, at their home, in Roosevelt, N.J.

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Creators:
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section
Dates:
1935-1942
Size:
2 Items (Textual records: 2 partial microfilm reels)
218 Items (Photographs)
Collection ID:
AAA.unstfsad
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scattered textual records selected from the Farm Security Administration, Historical Section records at the Library of Congress and the Farmers Home Administration records at the National Archives primarily revolving around activities of Roy Stryker. Included are personnel and travel records, typescripts of photograph captions, correspondence, memo...

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Dates:
1879-1990
bulk 1933-1970
Size:
24.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shahben
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of social realist painter, photographer, illustrator, printmaker, and teacher Ben Shahn (1898-1969) measure 24.8 linear feet and date from 1879-1990, with the bulk of the material dating from 1933-1970. The bulk of the collection consists of over 14 linear feet of incoming letters from artists, writers, colleagues, publishers, art organizations, galleries, and universities and colleges. Also found are biographical materials, project and source files, printed material, artwork by Shahn and others, photographs taken of and by Shahn, interview transcripts, sound recordings of interviews and a motion picture film.

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Creators:
American Federation of Arts
Dates:
1895-1993
bulk 1909-1969
Size:
79.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerfeda
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the American Federation of Arts (AFA) provide researchers with a complete set of documentation focusing on the founding and history of the organization from its inception through the 1960s. The collection measures 79.8 linear feet, and dates from 1895 through 1993, although the bulk of the material falls between 1909 and 1969. Valuable for its coverage of twentieth-century American art history, the collection also provides researchers with fairly comprehensive documentation of the many exhibitions and programs supported and implemented by the AFA to promote and study contemporary American art, both nationally and abroad.

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