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Creators:
Lewitzky, Bella
Dates:
1937-1950
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lewibell
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbook containing clippings, theater programs, and newspaper articles about Lewitzky's career as a dancer in the southern California dance troupe the Lester Horton Group and the WPA Federal Theater Dance Group.

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Creators:
Ailey, Alvin
Mitchell, Jack, 1925-
Dates:
1961-2004
Size:
16 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.A2013.245
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Jack Mitchell (1925- 2013) was an acclaimed photographer who began chronicling the work of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1961. Alvin Ailey (1931- 1989), one of the most influential African American choreographers of modern dance, dedicated himself and his dance company to creating ballets that not only accelerated the careers of young African American dancers, but also stole the attention of national and international audiences in displaying the racial perspective of dance in the African American experience. This collection serves as Mitchell's documentation of the dance company's evolution while capturing the true idiosyncrasies and physicality of movement through still images. Through Alvin Ailey and Jack Mitchell's partnership, they were able to collaborate and produce a unique production of art, fusing the meaning and movements of dance and the techniques of photography.

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Creators:
Jackson, Brooks, gallery owner
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1976 Mar. 22
Size:
1 Item (Sound recording: 1 sound tape reel ; 5 in)
38 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.jackso76
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Brooks Jackson conducted 1976 Mar. 22, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Jackson speaks of his background; attending the American School of Ballet; why he stopped dancing; his recollections of Madame Hugo; Alexander Iolas' background and his memories of him; how he became interested in art; and working with Iolas. He ...

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Creators:
Scott, Henry Edwards, 1900-1990
Dates:
1923-2002
Size:
15.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.scothenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material, correspondence, writings, teaching files, personal business records, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, printed material and sound recordings documenting the career of painter and educator Henry Edwards Scott, Jr.

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Creators:
Berman, Eugene, 1899-1972
Dates:
1926-1975
Size:
6.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bermeuge
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and theatrical set designer Eugene Berman date from 1926-1975 and measure 6.7 linear feet. Found within the papers are scattered letters, primarily postcards, from various colleagues including Juliet and Man Ray and Berman's brother Leonid. There are also notes, scattered artwork, printed material, and extensive photographs, many of Mexico.

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Dates:
1958
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.shahbel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter, October 4, 1958, from Edith Halpert, to the Archives of American Art New York Archivist, signed "Miss Smith". Halpert describes her general impressions of Shahn and writes that he was in "this moring when he brought in some new silkscreens". She also writes about Shahn asking her if she has seen the sets he did for a ballet in Spoleto.

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Creators:
Loughery, John
Dates:
1985-1990
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lougjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The John Loughery letters measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1985-1990. Letters relate to John Loughery's writings about artists and art critics. Approximately one half of the collection consists of letters from Elsie Driggs to John Loughery from 1985 through 1990. Letters relate to Driggs' works of art, her husband, Lee Gatch, her relationship...

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Creators:
Barney, Alice Pike, 1857-1931
Dates:
circa 1889-1995
Size:
15.63 cu. ft. (26 document boxes) (4 12x17 boxes) (1 21x25 box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7473
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

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Creators:
Lewis, Elma
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1997 July 25 and Sept. 19, 1997
Size:
34 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lewis97
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Elma Lewis conducted 1997 July 25 and Sept. 19, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Lewis' home, Roxbury, Mass.

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Creators:
Ciarrocchi, Ray, 1933-
Dates:
1953-2010
Size:
0.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ciarraym
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Raymond Ciarrocchi papers measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1953-2010. Correspondence and business records document Ciarrocchi's traveling exhibition, "The Nijinsky Series," and his relationships with Tibor de Nagy Gallery and Fischbach Gallery. Also found are four sketchbooks, a thesis about American landscape painting in which Ciarrocchi figures prominently, printed material, and photographs of Ciarrocchi.

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