Letters to Bernice and Harry Lurie from Peggy Bacon
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987
15 letters and 3 notes from Peggy Bacon to friends Bernice and Harry Lurie concerning family matters and health, friends, acquaintances, and Bacon's failing eyesight and arthritis.
Oral history interview with Peggy Bacon
39 Pages (Transcript)
Interview of Peggy Bacon conducted 1973 May 8, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art, in Cape Porpoise, Maine. Bacon speaks of her family and educational background; summer art classes in Provincetown, Massachusetts and Woodstock, New York; the Art Students League; the Provincetown Players; working in black and white; her …
Henry Strater papers
2 biographical sketches; a list of paintings; transcripts of 2 brief interviews; 30 photographs of Strater; 16 photographs of Strater and others at the opening and closing receptions of a Peggy Bacon exhibition at the Ogunquit Art Museum; 4 photographs of works of art; clippings; and magazine articles.
Peggy Bacon and Alexander Brook letters
Letters, mostly regarding the divorce between Peggy Bacon and Alexander Brook including a carbon copy of a letter from Bacon's attorney Eddie Greenbaum to Bacon, July 3 [no year]; carbon copy of a letter to Alexander Brook from Greenbaum, June 29, 1940; and a letter from Greenbaum to Chris (Charles Cary Colt), July …
Interviews of or relating to Maine artists
Untranscribed interviews conducted by Margot Phillips of, or about, Maine artists. Interviewees include: Conol C. Clark, John and Helen Dirks, Dewitt Hardy, Elyot Henderson, Roby Littlefield, Harmon Neill, Chris Ritter, Alden F. Shum and David Woodbury (2 interviews) regarding his father Charles H. Woodbury.
Privilege: The Modern Game with Social Significance
A card game designed by social scientist Robert Morey created to teach socialism to Americans in the 1930s. Artists Rockwell Kent, Peggy Bacon, Esther Vance, William Gropper, and George Schreiber designed the deck of cards. There are two special cards, Honesty and Kindness and five suits consisting of six numbered cards …
Peggy Bacon papers
The papers of printmaker, illustrator, caricaturist, and writer Peggy Bacon measure 3.6 linear feet and date from 1893 to 1973, with the bulk of materials dating from 1900 to 1936. Much of the collection consists of family correspondence, although writings, photographs, artwork, and personal business records from Bacon's late career are also found.
Oral history interview with Molly Luce
Brown, Robert F.
An interview of Molly Luce conducted 1981 Mar.10-1981 June 18, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Oral history interview with Alexander Brook
An interview of Alexander Brook conducted 1977 July 7-8, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Brook speaks of his childhood and family; his early interest in painting; studying at the Art Students League with Dmitri Romanowsky and Kenneth Hayes Miller; women at the Art Students League; his first wife …
Oral history interview with Katherine Schmidt
An interview of Katherine Schmidt conducted 1969 December 8 and December 15, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art, at the artist's home, in New York, N.Y.