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Dates:
1950-2004
Level:
series
Size:
3.6 Linear feet (Boxes 1-4)
Collection ID:
AAA.slivrose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The correspondence of Rose Slivka is both professional and personal in nature. Professional correspondence reflects her involvement with a variety of organizations and teaching activities. Correspondence concerning her editorial work includes memos and documents produced or received by Patricia Dandignac, Donald Wycoff and other staff of Craft Hori...

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Creators:
Drake, Lincoln
Dates:
1861
June 22, 1861
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 7.5" x 10".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.CivilWar
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Holograph letter from Lincoln Drake to P. Whitin and Sons, June 22, 1861. Stationery contains color image of U.S. flag and a short patriotic poem. Drake is making machine parts for textile manufacturing machinery for two competing companies, and writes that he can produce only three castings per day. The content of the letter does not relate direct...

Partial transcription: Lincoln Drake to P. Whiten and Sons / Your favor of the 20th instant has come to hand and contents [where] you say you have not [received] [last] 21 of the 36 [?] of the April order. I sent 31 on May 27th and 21 on June 6. I hardly know how to send the castings. J. L. Whiten wishes his immediately {] {] {] from them also. I m...

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Creators:
Longworth, Alice Roosevelt, 1884-1980
Dates:
July 28, 1905
Level:
item
Size:
5 Gelatin silver prints (silver gelatin photographic prints, mounted in a brocade covered Japanese album, 28 x 37 cm)
Collection ID:
FSA.A2009.02
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

An album of photographs taken during a formal reception for an American diplomatic delegation at Korakuen Garden in Tokyo, hosted by the Minister of War, Count Terauchi. Scenes include a dining pavilion, and views of the garden.

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Creators:
Elisofon, Eliot
Dates:
1959
Level:
item
Size:
1 Slide (col.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1973-001
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

"A more organized 'conversation' with an audience is called a 'tende'. It is a spontaneous event. It may occur during a wedding or at a child's christening or when a person returns from a long absence or when there is a visitor. Usually an elderly woman starts a tende by bringing a wooden mortar, filling it with water, and covering it with a skin. ...

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Creators:
Ekvall, Robert B. (Robert Brainerd), 1898-1983
Dates:
circa 1925-1940
Size:
146 Color slides (circa)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2003-12
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Robert Brainerd Ekvall and Betty Ekvall while missionaries on the China-Tibet border. The photographs document Tibetan, Chinese, and Vietnamese people, ceremonies, dances and musicians, shrines, traders, boats, towns, agriculture, and scenery. The collection also includes images of the Ekvalls and other missionaries and a map of...

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Creators:
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
Dates:
Circa 1890
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 9.9" x 7.3".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Vinegar valentine, with image of a woman walking a dog. Poem below image: "You dress so very smart and grand, / That lovers stare, yet wont propose, / The fact is this my dazzling Miss, / They are frightened at your clothes."

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Creators:
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
Dates:
Circa 1890
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 9.7" x 7.3".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Vinegar valentine, with image of a nursery maid with struggling with three children. Remainder of poem below image: "... You're a careless, unfeeling sham nursery maid, / Pray who would wed charms such as thine, / Or have such a slut for a valentine."

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Creators:
Norcross Greeting Card Company (New York (N.Y.))
Dates:
Circa 1890
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 9.7" x 7.0".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0058
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Vinegar valentine, with image of a well dressed man. Poem below image: "Go away you homely little dude, or I'll hit you with a feather, / I really think t'would make you wilt, though I'd prefer it leather. / As for your natty suit of clothes, that you love to sport about, / You'll stick it in a pawn-shop before the month is out. / The girls think y...

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Dates:
1930s-2010
Level:
series
Size:
3.6 Linear feet (Boxes 15-18, OV 23)
Collection ID:
AAA.broojame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series is comprised of the professional and personal papers of Charlotte Park, Abstract Expressionist painter, art teacher, wife of James Brooks and executor of his estate. Biographical materials include notes about Park and other family members, copies of her birth certificate, and resumés. Correspondence consists of personal and business...

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Dates:
1839-1888, 1949, undated
Level:
series
Size:
(Boxes 4-5, OV 10; 1.3 linear feet)
Collection ID:
AAA.pagewill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This series contains essays, lectures, notes, notebooks, diaries, and poems written by William Page, Sophia Page, their family and associates. William Page's writings include handwritten essays and lectures on art subjects, annotated page proofs of published articles, notes, notebooks, and poetry. The extensive writings of Page's wife, Sophia Canda...