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Creators:
Prahar, Renee, 1880-1962
Dates:
1912-1938
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.prahrene
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An award; a few letters; writings; printed material and photographs relating to Prahar's work as a sculptor, and to a lesser degree, her work as a stage actress.

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American Association of University Women
Dates:
1935-1955
Size:
4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerasso
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Files relating to a series of traveling art exhibitions sponsored by the AAUW, 1949-1952, containing material on artists Walter Anderson, Marsden Hartley, Jacob Lawrence, John Rood, David Smith and others.

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Creators:
National Association of Women Artists (U.S.)
Dates:
1926-1971
Size:
1.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.natiasso
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the National Association of Women Artists measure 1.6 linear feet and date from 1926 to 1971. Found are administrative and membership records from the 1960s, exhibition records, printed material, and three scrapbooks. The bulk of the collection consists of catalogs and correspondence regarding the Association's annual exhibition from 1926 to 1971.

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Creators:
Kessler, Shirley
Dates:
1943-1970
Size:
300 Items ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.kessshir
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, memorabilia, data on the National Association of Women Artists Inc., scrapbook, exhibition catalog (1959), photographs, notebooks, lectures, lessons, notes and sketches.

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Ladies Art Association (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1867-1914
Size:
18 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.ladiart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The 1871 Constitution, publicity materials (1876-1888), published lists of members, a petition to the State of New York for financial aid, and correspondence (1887-1914). A 1914 letter from a member outlines the history of the Association.

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Creators:
Women's Auxiliary, National Association of Plumbing, Heating and Cooling Contractors
Dates:
1919 - 2015
Size:
14 Cubic feet (37 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1304
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the activities of the Women's Auxiliary, National Association of Plumbing, Heating, and Cooling Contractors through financial materials, photographs, convention and scrapbook materials.

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Creators:
Marder, Dorie, 1916-
Dates:
1946-1983
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.marddori
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; letters, 1955-1983, from Artists Equity Association of New York, Hashomer Hatzair, Meltzer Gallery, National Association of Women Artists, Norfolk Museum of Arts and Sciences, The Painters and Sculptors Society of New Jersey, Summit Gallery, Village Art Center Gallery, and others; a report to the National Association of Women Art...

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Creators:
Women's Caucus for Art
Dates:
1969-1978
Size:
1 microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.womecaua
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection consists of material submitted by 46 African American artists to the National Women's Caucus for Art for the unrealized Contemporary Afro-American Women Artists exhibition. Materials include biographical information, statements about their art, photographs of the women and their work, and printed material. Artists include...

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Creators:
Springer, Julie
Chicago, Judy, 1939-
Dates:
1995-1997
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes)
Collection ID:
AAA.sprijuli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Oral history interview on two cassettes with Judy Chicago conducted June 17, 1995 by Julie Springer. Chicago discusses her artwork, exhibitions, and women in the art world. Also included is a copy of The Bookwoman, the publication of the Women's National Book Association, vol. 60, No. 3 Spring/Summer 1997, in which excerpts of the interview are pub...

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Creators:
Medicine, Beatrice
Dates:
1914, 1932-1949, 1952-2003 (bulk dates, 1945-2003).
Size:
28 Linear feet (65 document boxes, 1 box of oversize materials, 1 box of ephemera, 1 shoebox of index cards, 1 map drawer)
Collection ID:
NAA.1997-05
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The Beatrice Medicine papers, 1913-2003 (bulk 1945-2003), document the professional life of Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Medicine (1923-2005), a member of the Standing Rock Sioux tribe, anthropologist, scholar, educator, and Native rights activist. The collection also contains material collected by or given to Medicine to further her research and activism interests. Medicine, whose Lakota name was Hinsha Waste Agli Win, or "Returns Victorious with a Red Horse Woman," focused her research on a variety of topics affecting the Native American community: 1) mental health, 2) women's issues, 3) bilingual education, 4) alcohol and drug use, 5) ethno-methodologies and research needs of Native Americans, and 6) Children and identity issues. The collection represents Medicine's work as an educator for universities and colleges in the United States and in Canada, for which she taught Native American Studies courses. Additionally, because of the large amount of research material and Medicine's correspondence with elected U.S. officials and Native American leaders, and records from Medicine's involvement in Native American organizations, the collection serves to represent issues affecting Native Americans during the second half of the 20th century, and reflects what Native American leaders and organizations did to navigate and mitigate those issues. Collection materials include correspondence; committee, conference, and teaching material; ephemera; manuscripts and poetry; maps; notes; periodicals; photographs; training material; and transcripts.

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