Query: Chicago's Century of Progress
Hazel Hannell papers
Creators:
Hannell, Hazel Johnson, 1895-2002
Dates:
1934-1985
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.hannhaze
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two biographical accounts on the Hannells; photographs of the Hannels in their home and studio, of the interior of the Victor Vienna Cafe, of 2 acoustic celotex panels, and a work in the 1946 No-Jury Exhibition; clippings, 1934-1978, concerning the Hannell's Indiana studio; and 47 block print calendars, 1937-1985, published by the Chicago Society of …

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Wallace Richards papers
Creators:
Richards, Wallace, 1904-1959
Dates:
1932-1933
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((partially filmed on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.richwall
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers regarding Richards' supervision of the Indiana exhibit "A Century of Progress," Chicago, 1933, and Thomas Hart Benton's mural commissioned for that event. Included are: correspondence with Benton, Thomas Craven, and Lee Simonson and others; writings; organizational records; installation photographs; a book based on Benton's murals; clippings; and printed miscellany.

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Alexander Raymond Katz papers
Creators:
Katz, A. Raymond (Alexander Raymond), 1895-1974
Dates:
1927-1974
Size:
1.4 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.katza
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, notes, writings, 3 scrapbooks, printed material, and 60 photographs document Katz' career as a painter, muralist, and stained glass artist of primarily Jewish and religious subjects.

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Beatrice S. Levy papers
Creators:
Levy, Beatrice S. (Beatrice Sophia), 1892-1974
Dates:
1890-1974
Size:
1.9 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.levybeat
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Beatrice S. Levy papers measure 1.9 linear feet and date from 1890-1974. Included are biographical material, correspondence, writings, works of art, photographs, and printed material.

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Leon Weinraub Chicago World's Fair Scrapbook
Creators:
Weinraub, Leon
Dates:
1933
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0746
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One scrapbook, assembled by Leon Weinraub, documenting the 1933 Chicago World's Fair. The scrapbook contains postcards, photographs, menus, and other ephemera from the Fair.

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Biesel family papers
Creators:
Biesel family
Dates:
1859-1983
bulk 1915-1983
Size:
3.1 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.biesfami
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, essays, subject files, art work, clippings and other materials documenting the activities of a Chicago family of artists, the 57th Street Art Colony and the Chicago art world in the early twentieth century.

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Messmore and Damon Company Records
Creators:
Messmore, George Harold
Messmore and Damon Company
Damon, Joseph
Dates:
1892 - 1998
Size:
16 Cubic feet (40 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0846
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records document Messmore and Damon's work in the design and construction of parade floats, museum dioramas, exhibitions, displays and scenery. The materials include business records, photographs, patents, scrapbooks, promotional materials, sound recordings and moving image.

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Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Orth, Edward J.
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Dates:
1835-2000, undated
Size:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.

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C. J. (Clarence Joseph) Bulliet papers
Creators:
Bulliet, C.J. (Clarence Joseph), 1883-1952
Dates:
circa 1888-1959
Size:
34.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bullclar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The C. J. (Clarence Joseph) Bulliet papers measure 34.6 linear feet and are dated circa 1888-1959. Biographical materials, correspondence, writings, subject and artist files, printed material, photographs, and artwork document the career of the influential Chicago art critic and writer. The records contain extensive information about art and artists in Chicago and the Midwest from the early to mid-twentieth century.

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Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears papers
Creators:
Blackshear, Kathleen, 1897-1988
Spears, Ethel, 1903-1974
Dates:
1920-1991
Size:
9.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blackath
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of educators and painters Kathleen Blackshear and Ethel Spears measure 9.2 linear feet and date from 1920 to 1991. The papers focus primarily on Blackshear's career but also document the career of Blackshear's partner Ethel Spears, and the involvement of both women in the Chicago, Illinois art scene. Papers include biographical material, correspondence, handmade holiday and greeting cards, artist files, research and subject files, and printed material.

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