Query: Playboy (New York, N.Y.)
Oral history interview with Phillip A. Bruno
Creators:
Bruno, Phillip A.
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Dates:
2009 January 13-21
Size:
46 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bruno09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Phillip A. Bruno conducted 2009 January 13-21, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at the Archives of American Art, in New York, New York.

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Bob Wills Special
Level:
item
Creators:
Wills, Bob, 1905-1975
Dates:
1957
Size:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.RINZ
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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N-P
Level:
file
Dates:
1951-1978
Collection ID:
AAA.parsbett
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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Alfred J. Frueh papers
Creators:
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968
Dates:
circa 1880-2010
Size:
7.7 Linear feet
3.18 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.fruealfr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of caricaturist and illustrator Alfred J. Frueh measure 7.7 linear feet and 3.18 GB and date from circa 1880-2010. These papers consist of biographical information, including a sound recording of reminiscences about Frueh by his children; correspondence that includes many illustrated letters and greeting cards; notes and writings; numerous caricature sketches, cartoons, and 25 sketchbooks by Frueh; printed and digital material; and photographs of Frueh and his artwork. There is a 2.3 linear foot unprocessed addition to this collection donated 2020 that includes bound and unbound scrapbooks and loose newspaper and magazine clippings of caricatures by Frueh from the New Yorker and other publications, circa 1920-1940.

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Stits Aircraft Collection
Creators:
Stits, Ray
Dates:
1945s-1960s
Size:
20.6 Cubic feet (4 boxes, 6 map case drawers, and 23 map folders)
Collection ID:
NASM.2019.0024
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 20.6 cubic feet of photographs (construction, static, and inflight), engineering and flight test reports, and engineering drawings for Stits aircraft.

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James A. Baldwin Collection
Creators:
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987
Dates:
1935-1988
Size:
4.29 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.A2017.47
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

James Baldwin was a writer and an activist and is one of the most prominent voices from his generation to bring light to issues of racial and sexual discrimination. This collection contains correspondence, photographs, manuscripts, and awards. The collection provides insight into his family, writing process, and travels during his lifetime.

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Bobby Short Papers
Creators:
Short, Bobby
Dates:
1908-2006
Size:
13.6 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0946
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bobby Short was a singer and pianist whose career spanned seven decades. An interpreter of American popular music, he became a performer in childhood and remained active until his death. He is best known for his more than 35 years as performer-in-residence at the Hotel Carlyle's Café Carlyle in New York City. This collection contains personal papers and photographs as well as business papers, musical materials and photographs relating to Mr. Short's career as a performing artist.

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Alberto Vargas papers
Creators:
Vargas, Alberto, 1896-1982
Dates:
1914-1985
Size:
0.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vargalbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of Peruvian born illustrator Alberto Vargas measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1914 to 1985. The collection is comprised of awards and certificates; beauty pageant judging records; correspondence; a diary from 1915; a notebook and poems; pencil drawings; clippings, magazines, music album covers, and artwork reproductions; and photographs of Vargas, his family, at work related events, and works of art.

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Louisiana
Level:
series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1985
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

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Rudy Arnold Photo Collection
Creators:
Arnold, Rudy, 1902-1966
Dates:
circa 1920s-1950s
bulk 1920-1940
Size:
10.91 Cubic feet (9,579 photographic items)
25.37 Linear feet (38 boxes)
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0356
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

Rudy Arnold (1902-1966) was introduced to photography in 1918. After studying at the New York School of Photography, he worked at the New York Journal-American and the New York Graphic. During his stint at the latter he started to focus on aviation photography. In 1928, Arnold started his own aviation photography business and worked out of the following New York air fields and airports during his career: Roosevelt Field, the old Curtiss Airport, Floyd Bennett Field, and LaGuardia Airport His coverage of a wrecked airliner in upstate New York was the first photograph sent by wire to newspapers across the country. Arnold's work appeared in every aviation magazine, house organs (Douglas, Grumman), and mass circulation magazines as well as many newspapers. He also did motion-picture camera work for Universal and Paramount.

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