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Creators:
Brown, Ray (Jazz musician)
Dates:
undated
circa 1940-2010
Size:
8 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1362
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ray Brown was an African-American musician, composer, bandleader, manager, music teacher and promoter. He became best known for his collaborative work with Dizzy Gillespie, Oscar Peterson, Ella Fitzgerald, the Oscar Peterson Trio and Norman Granz' s Jazz at the Philharmonic. Over the course of his career, Brown received awards and accolades from the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences, the National Endowment for the Arts, the Jazz Hall of Fame, Down Beat and Playboy. Brown's papers document his professional music career from 1944 to 2002 and include music compositions and notes, publicity materials, photographs and some recordings of his performances.

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Creators:
Sun Ra
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-
Taylor, Billy
Stokes, W. Royal, Dr., 1930-
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Dates:
ca. 1970-2000.
Size:
9.65 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0766
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Publicity photographs of musicians and entertainers, mostly jazz musicians, such as Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and Dizzy Gillespie, but including many rock and even a few classical performers. The collection also contains tape recorded radio interviews conducted between 1970 and 2003. In addition there are posters relating to musical performances.

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Creators:
Johnson, Victor S., Sr., 1882-1943
Johnson, Victor, Jr., 1906-
Aladdin Industries, Inc. (Nashville, Tenn.).
Dates:
1889-2003
Size:
50 Cubic feet (120 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0844
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of approximately 50 cubic feet of material documenting Aladdin Industries Inc., manufacturers of vacuum ware and lunch boxes. The majority of the material dates from 1947 to the 1970s. The strength of the collection is with the lunch box documentation and product development, marketing, and sales records. There is some int...

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Creators:
Kathleen Ewing Gallery
Dates:
1946-2009
bulk 1975-2009
Size:
3.8 Linear feet
0.475 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.kathewig
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of Kathleen Ewing Gallery, a Washington, DC, gallery that specialized in the work of photographers, measure 3.8 linear feet and 0.475 GB and date from 1946 to 2009, with the bulk of the papers dating from 1975 to 2009. Artists' files make up the bulk of the collection and include exhibition planning documents, correspondence, price lists, publicity, artist statements, and photographs of artwork. Also found are one file of gallery history, two letters, and printed material. Printed material consists of press clippings and a complete set of gallery exhibition announcements. Some of the materials are in digital format.

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Jehu-Wong Gallery (San Francisco, Calif.)
Dates:
1971-1983
Size:
3.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jehugall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Exhibition files from the Upper Market Street Gallery and its descendents, the Jehu-Wong Gallery and the Jehu Gallery. Files contain: press releases, announcements, price lists, resumes, photographs, transparencies, and clippings documenting the exhibitions held from 1971-1982; a scrapbook of announcements, posters, photographs and clippings pertai...

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Creators:
Rosamund Felsen Gallery
Dates:
1978-2014
Size:
35.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rosafelg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Artists' files including biographical information, slides, reviews; exhibition files; a scrapbook (unbound); slides and photographs of works of art and exhibition installations; works of art; printed material including posters; and financial material regarding the Rosamund Felsen Gallery.

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Storm King Art Center
Dates:
1972-1978
Size:
1.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.storking
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Files on 121 sculptors including: photographs, printed illustrations, and slides of works of art; a few photographs of sculptors; resumes; exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings; and some correspondence.

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Creators:
Yamaoka, Carrie, 1957-
Fialho, Alex, 1989-
Dates:
2016 July 26-27
Size:
2 Items (sound files (4 hrs., 20 min.), digital, wav)
83 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.yamaok16
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Carrie Yamaoka conducted 2016 July 26-27, by Alex Fialho, for the Archives of American Art's Visual Arts and the AIDS Epidemic: An Oral History Project, at Yamaoka's home in New York, New York.

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Arwin Galleries (Detroit, Mich.)
Dates:
1948-1981
Size:
9.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.arwigall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Arwin Galleries consist primarily of artists' files (6 ft.), subject files (1 ft.), as well as general correspondence, photographs, various art work, motion picture film, printed material, and some scattered financial and other business records.

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Creators:
Richard York Gallery
Dates:
circa 1865-2005
bulk 1981-2004
Size:
89.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.richyorg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the Richard York Gallery, a New York gallery specializing in American art from early 1800s to 1950, measure 79.3 linear feet and date from circa 1865-2005, with the bulk of the material dating from 1981 to 2004. Three-fourths of the records are artists' artwork files, documenting the sale and consignment of nearly 6,500 works of art. The gallery's activities are also recorded through correspondence, client files, gallery invoices, inventories, business and financial records, printed materials, scrapbooks, photographic materials of artwork, and estate records for the John Marin estate and Sergio Stella estate (Joseph Stella). An addition of 10.2 linear feet, dated circa 1865 to 2005, includes artists' files arranged alphabetically containing printed material, clippings, exhibition announcements, and scattered correspondence and financial documents.

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