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Creators:
Casas, Mel, 1929-2014
Dates:
1963-1998
Size:
1 Linear foot
Collection ID:
AAA.casamel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and educator Mel Casas measure 1.0 linear feet and date from 1963 to 1998. The collection is comprised of biographical materials that include files on the art collective Con Safo, correspondence regarding business and exhibitions, writings by Casas on Chicano art and by others, printed materials, and photographic materials containing photographs and slides of Casas and others, his artwork, and an exhibition.

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Creators:
Martinez, Emanuel, 1947-
Dates:
1964-2015
Size:
0.7 Linear Feet
Collection ID:
AAA.marteman
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter, muralist, and educator Emanuel Martinez measure 0.7 linear feet and date from 1964 to 2015. The collection is comprised of correspondence with Rodolfo "Corky" Gonzalez of the activist group Crusade for Justice; writings that include journal entries, essays about Mexican American youth, education, the artist Rini Templeton, community murals, and a presentation transcript about the sculpture Farm Workers' Altar; printed materials that include a bumper sticker and flyer designed by Martinez, photocopies of a poem and sketch by Martinez, and a book of writings on Mexican and Spanish Americans signed by George Garcia; photographs of Martinez as a child, in portraits, painting, and at events; and a scrapbook documenting the history of murals and Chicano art in Colorado through clippings and one letter of congratulations from former Representative Patricia Schroeder.

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Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
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Creators:
Tartan, James, 1931-
Dates:
1981
Size:
5.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tartjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Murals of Aztlán Film Production Records measures 5.1 linear feet and consists of film footage, sound recordings, and notes from the documentary produced by James Tartan during the exhibition Murals of Aztlán: the Street Painters of East Los Angeles at the Craft and Folk Art Museum, Los Angeles in 1981. Film and sound elements in the collection include original sound recordings, work print, outtakes, and trims. Also found are production notes, museum memorandums concerning the exhibition schedule, and a transcript of a recorded conversation among muralists.

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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1975
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2006
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Creators:
Orci, Hector
Orci, Norma
Orci Advertising Agency
Dates:
1979-2016, undated
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1384
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Hector and Norma Orcí Advertising Agency Records document the history, educational, and creative output produced by Hector and Norma Orcí throughout their extensive career in advertising. The Orcís founded their own independent agency in 1986 in Los Angeles. The Orcí Advertising Agency successfully introduced various products to Latinos in the United States and developed a reputation as one of the top advertising agencies to understand the US Latino market. The collection showcases the agency's history and awards, advertising and marketing campaigns, and its role in educating advertising agencies on the importance of the US Latino market.

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Dates:
1916-1955
Level:
file
Size:
41 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S04
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

"At Long Last Love," 1938, YOU NEVER KNOW "Could It Be You," 1943, SOMETHING FOR THE BOYS "Do I Love You," 1939, DUBARRY WAS A LADY "Ev'ry Time We Say Goodbye," 1944, SEVEN LIVELY ARTS "Frahngee-Pahnee," 1944, SEVEN LIVELY ARTS "Friendship," 1939, DUBARRY WAS A LADY "Get Out of Town," 1938, LEAVE IT TO ME "Gypsy in Me," 1934, ANYTHING GOES "I Love ...

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Creators:
Childrens World Restaurant
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Menus
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Approx. a dozen pairs of non-American children entering a restaurant and being greeted by three American children at the door.

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Creators:
Peters (W. C.) & Co. (Baltimore and Louisville, Kentucky,)
Fleetwood & Sons (Cincinnati, Ohio,)
Dates:
1847
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (b/w, 8-1/2" x 11-1/2".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S02
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

"The subject taken from a celebrated Scotch Melody as performed by the American bands. On that occasion." March written to commemorate a U.S. victory in the War of 1846 between Mexico and the United States, with lithographic illustration by Fleetwood & Sons, Cincinnati, Ohio.