Query: Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Astroland Photographs
Dates:
January 4, 2009
Size:
0.67 Gigabytes (33 digital image files)
Collection ID:
NASM.2022.0021
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of 33 color digital images made by Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum (NASM) Space History curator Margaret Weitekamp on January 4, 2009, during her collecting trip to the space-themed Astroland Park at Coney Island, Brooklyn, New York, four months after amusement park had closed to the public. The images include views of Astroland signage and rides as well as several hand-made signs affixed to security fencing by the members of the public.

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in NASM.2022.0021 for Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Archives Center Scrapbook Collection
Dates:
circa 1880s-2002
Size:
13 Cubic feet (51 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0468
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of miscellaneous late nineteenth/early twentieth century scrapbooks containing postcards, trade cards, greeting cards, decals, and other ephemera.

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in NMAH.AC.0468 for Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Edward Melcarth papers
Creators:
Melcarth, Edward, 1914-1973
Dates:
[ca. 1930-1974]
Size:
7.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.melcedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical information, photographs, correspondence, writings, works of art, printed material, sound recordings and miscellany regarding Edward Melcarth. Photographs are of Melcarth, family, friends, and his work, as well as photographs taken by Melcarth, mostly in the 1940's and 1950's, of Coney Island, New York City, Venice, Germany, and subjects Peggy …

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Oral history interview with Alanna Heiss
Creators:
Heiss, Alanna
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project
Dates:
2010 June 15-October 28
Size:
80 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.heiss10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Alanna Heiss conducted 2010 June 15 and October 28, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Art International Radio, on Leonard Street, in New York, New York.

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Karen Kramer film collection
Creators:
Karen Kramer Films
Kramer, Karen (Karen Susan)
Dates:
circa 1970-1997
Size:
Film reels (color silent sound; 48,900 feet)
Videocassettes (color silent sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1992.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of outtakes from film by Karen Kramer, including THE SERPENT HANDLERS, TO SERVE THE GODS, HAITIAN SONG, LEGACY OF THE SPIRITS, CELEBRATION, MOCCO JUMBIE, CIGAR ROLLERS, RICE AND PEAS, CONEY ISLAND MERMAID. Collection also contains production videotapes for DAYS OF AWE, project video tapes for CHILDREN OF SHADOWS …

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David Hadley Rockwell New York Disco Ephemera Collection,
Creators:
Rockwell, David Hadley
Dates:
1980-2004, undated
Size:
3.2 Cubic feet (11 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1342
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An extensive collection of advertisements, club cards, ephemera, and invitations publicizing venues and events at entertainment clubs and venues in New York City, New York, New Jersey, and Florida. The materials make use of a variety of graphic arts styles.

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Thomas S. Holman research materials on Reginald Marsh
Creators:
Holman, Thomas S., 1953-2015
Dates:
1970-1989
Size:
1.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.holmthom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Curator, and gallery director Thomas S. Holman's research materials on Reginald Marsh, 1970-1989, measure 1.8 linear feet. Research materials consist of correspondence, notes, printed material, writings, and images accrued during the course of exhibition research that Holman pursued while he was curator of collections at the Minnesota Museum of American Art and director of the Bell Gallery, Brown University. Reginald Marsh research, mainly conducted from 1982-1983, comprises the vast majority of the collection. In addition, there are research files for proposed Charles Demuth and Charles Sheeler exhibitions. Grant research compiled in 1989 concerns a mural exhibition.

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Steinway & Sons Records and Family Papers
Creators:
Steinway, William
Steinway, Henry Ziegler
Steinway family
Steinway & Sons
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Dates:
1857-1919
Size:
6 Cubic feet (12 boxes, including photographs and microfilm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0178
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records of the Steinway & Sons piano company and a daily diary of William Steinway, a key figure in the rise of the company to international prominence in the nineteenth century. The records document overall operations of the company, individual piano serial numbers, and the business and personal life of William Steinway, a prominent figure in New York business, politics, and musical life.

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in NMAH.AC.0178 for Coney Island (New York, N.Y.)
Jerry Thompson Collection
Creators:
Thompson, Jerry L., 1945
Dates:
ca. 1980
Size:
1 Book
86 Transparencies (8 x 10 in)
206 Negatives (8 x 10 in)
196 Prints (8 x 10 in)
1 Slide (35 mm)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2017-002
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Collection contains transparencies, negatives, prints, and slides that depict the Paul and Ruth Tishman collection at a Metropolitan Museum of Art exhibition, circa 1980, and (1) copy of the book "For Spirits and Kings: African Art from the Tishman Collection" (1981), edited by Susan Vogel.

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Geographical Categories: New York
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1815-1963
Size:
24.77 Cubic feet (consisting of 49 boxes, 2 half boxes, 8 folders, 14 oversize folders, 7 map case folders, 4 flat boxes (2 full,2 partial).)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.02.NewYork
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: New York forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.2: Geographical Categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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