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Creators:
Moore, Lamont
Dates:
1983 October 11/
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.moorlamo
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A tape recording of a lecture delivered by Lamont Moore entitled "Salt Mines and Castles" and 51 accompanying slides. Moore speaks of the history of the American Commission for the Protection and Salvage of Historic Monuments in War Areas, and its efforts toward recovery of art looted during World War II. The lecture was given at the Belmont Memori...

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Creators:
Reep, Edward, 1918-
Dates:
1944-1962
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.reepedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Notes kept by Reep while assigned to the Italian Front during World War II, November 6, 1944 - May 2, 1945; and a letter from Reep to E. Maurice Bloch, September 25, 1962.

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Creators:
Mitchell, Bruce Handiside, 1908-1963
Dates:
1932-1965 and [undated]
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.mitcbruc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs; drawings; a typescript; lyrics; and clippings.

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Creators:
Petlin, Irving, 1934-2018
Dates:
circa 1960-2014
Size:
6 Linear feet
1 Item (1 artifact)
Collection ID:
AAA.peltirvi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter Irving Peltin measure 6.0 linear feet and date from circa 1960-2014. Included are personal and professional correspondence with artists and collaborators; writings and notes by Petlin; project files regarding the war in Vitenam and other projects; sketches and book illustrations by Petlin; photographs of works of art and galle...

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Creators:
Biddle, George, 1885-1973
Dates:
1943-1945
Size:
2 Items ((4 p. on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.biddgeol
Repository:
Archives of American Art

To his cousin Constance, 1943 Feb. 7, Biddle writes about being named chairman of the War Department's Art Advisory Board which entailed selecting and sending artists (including himself) to North Africa and Italy to create a pictorial war record. "...not factual reportage," he adds, "but the emotional impact of the war on an artist...I am very inte...

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Creators:
Schoener, Jason
Dates:
1952-1996
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((144 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.schojaso
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence (143 letters, 1952-1988, many addressed to Jason and Virginia) includes 85 letters from Schoener's uncle, William Zorach and his wife Marguerite, discussing daily events, family matters, and offering advice on Schoener's carreer. There is also a letter from Max Weber thanking Schoener for the handmade cufflinks "that were made by one...

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Creators:
Faison, S. Lane (Samson Lane), 1907-2006
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1981 December 14
Size:
4 Items (Audio excerpts: 4 sound files (3 min., 46 sec.), digital)
96 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.faison81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of S. Lane Faison conducted 1981 December 14, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
American Artists Group
Dates:
[ca. 1942]
Size:
10 Prints
Collection ID:
AAA.amerartx
Repository:
Archives of American Art

10 Christmas cards made by artist-servicemen in World War II, published by the American Artists Group, ca. 1942. Artists include: Torcum K. Bedayan, Fred J. Brauer, Robert Burns, Edward A. Chavez, Walter de Wolfe, C.L. Hartman, Jr., Joseph W. McDermott, Archie McLean (2), and Bob Majors.

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Creators:
Mason, Gregory, b. 1889
Dates:
1938
Size:
10 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.masogreg
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Eight trial photographs of illustrations by Glackens for the book, "Remember the Maine," by Gregory Mason (New York: H. Holt & Co., 1939); and a photocopy of a letter, Dec. 2, 1938, from Glacken's son, Ira, to Ruth Mason, Gregory's wife and agent, discussing the photographs and William's work as a wartime newspaper and magazine illustrator. Also in...

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Creators:
Kadish, Reuben, 1913-1992
Polcari, Stephen
Dates:
1992 Apr. 15
Size:
1 Sound cassette (Sound recording)
40 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.kadish92
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Reuben Kadish conducted 1992 Apr. 15, by Stephen Polcari, for the Archives of American Art. Kadish discusses designing murals for the WPA in the 1930s; working as an artist in the South Pacific for the U.S. Army during World War II; the N.Y. art scene in the 1940s; and his views on government support of the arts and on art censorshi...

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