Query: Asian Americans
Interview with Misty Daiyan
Level:
item
Dates:
undated
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-103
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Kamekichi Tokita Papers
Creators:
Tokita, Kamekichi
Dates:
circa 1900-circa 2010
bulk 1900-1948
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tokikame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The personal papers of Seattle area painter Kamekichi Tokita (1897-1948) measure 1.5 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to circa 2010 with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1910 to 1948. The papers include biographical materials, including documents about the closing of the War Relocation Authority's Minidoka Camp in Idaho; correspondence; three diaries written in Japanese documenting Tokita's war time experiences and forced relocation to Minidoka, two earlier notebooks, also written in Japanese, and scattered notes; a few personal business records; printed materials; one scrapbook; sketches; and one family photograph album.

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Miye Matsukata papers
Creators:
Matsukata, Miye, 1922-1981
Dates:
circa 1900-1982
bulk 1964-1981
Size:
13.45 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.matsmiye
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of jewelry designer and metalsmith Miye Matsukata measure 13.45 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to 1982, with the bulk of the material dating from 1964 to 1981.The papers include correspondence, interviews, journals, writings and lectures, exhibition files, Janiye business records, printed materials, scrapbooks, artwork, sketchbooks, and photographic materials that document Matsukata's work as a jeweler and owner of Janiye, an atelier located in Boston, Massachusetts.

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Yasuo Kuniyoshi papers
Creators:
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953
Dates:
1906-2016
bulk 1920-1990
Size:
14.3 Linear feet
2.84 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.kuniyasu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of artist Yasuo Kuniyoshi measure 14.3 linear feet and 2.84 gigabytes and date from 1906-2016, bulk 1920-1990. The collection documents his career as a painter, graphic artist, and photographer, as well as his involvement in political, social, and art organizations, especially during World War II. Included are biographical material; correspondence; writings and lectures by Kuniyoshi and others; organization records primarily on his participation in various associations and groups he was a member of; professional and gallery records regarding business dealings with American and Japanese galleries, museums, and dealers; exhibition files; printed material; four scrapbooks; artwork; photographs of Kuniyoshi and others in various locations and at events; and artwork records which mostly consist of photographs and provenance information. The collection also contains materials on Kuniyoshi's career and artwork obtained after his death by his widow Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi.

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Kahlil Gibran papers
Creators:
Gibran, Kahlil, 1922-
Dates:
circa 1945-2008
Size:
6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.gibrkahl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of sculptor and arts organizer, Kahlil Gibran, measure 6.0 linear feet and date from circa 1945-2008. Included are biographical material, correspondence, writings,subject files, exhibition files, financial records, photographs and printed material relating to Gibran's art and his community involvement with Arab immigrants in the United States, in particular, Boston …

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Oral history interview with Kahlil Gibran
Creators:
Gibran, Kahlil, 1922-
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1972 Mar. 23-Apr. 21
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, 5 in.)
52 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.gibran72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Kahlil Gibran conducted 1972 Mar. 23-Apr. 21, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Hung Liu
Creators:
Liu, Hung, 1948-2021
Moser, Joann
Dates:
2010 Apr. 25-29
Size:
8 Items (memory cards (6 hr., 41 min.), secure digital)
94 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.liu10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Hung Liu, conducted 2010 April 25-29, by Joann Moser, for the Archives of American Art's U.S. General Services Administration, Design for Excellence and the Arts oral history project, at Liu's studio in Oakland, Calif.

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Publications
Dates:
2015-2016
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 16-067
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the following publications from the National Museum of the American Indian: Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist, edited by Katherine Ash-Milby and David W. Penney; and Looking to the Future: The Life and Legacy of Senator Daniel K. Inouye. Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist is the exhibition …

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Bryson Burroughs papers
Creators:
Burroughs, Bryson, 1869-1934
Dates:
1915-1922 and [undated]
Size:
3 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.burrbryp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter to Burroughs from Mary and Bernhard Berenson, 1915 Apr. 17; an undated letter to "Pop" Burroughs from Yasuo Kuniyoshi; and William Murrell's book YASUO KUNIYOSHI (1922) inscribed "to my dear and respectable Pop Burroughs, Yasuo Kuniyoshi." [Microfilm title: Yasuo Kuniyoshi papers]

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Samuel Benton Cantey papers
Creators:
Cantey, Sam
Dates:
1944-1978
Size:
2,600 Items ((on 6 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.cantsam
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information; correspondence and original Christmas cards; correspondence and catalogs relating to the Fort Worth Art Center; files on Herbert Bayer, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and Isamu Noguchi, and Texas artists, most of which contain correspondence, catalogs, clippings and photographs; an index card file of Cantey's art collection; catalogs, clippings and photographs …

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