Oral history interview with William Friedman
McChesney, Mary Fuller
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
An interview of William Friedman conducted 1965 June 16, by Mary McChesney, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Irene Rice Pereira papers
Correspondence; writings and notes; scrapbooks; business material; biographical data; photographs; inventories; exhibition catalogs; and printed material.
Oral history interview with Jack Kufeld
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
An interview of Jack Kufeld conducted 1981 Oct. 5, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.
Holger Cahill papers
The papers of Holger Cahill (1887-1960) date from 1910 to 1993, with the bulk of the material dating from 1910-1960, and measure 15.8 linear feet. The collection offers researchers fairly comprehensive documentation of Cahill's directorship of the Works Progress/Projects Administration's (WPA) Federal Art Project (FAP) in addition to series documenting his work as a writer and art critic. Material includes correspondence, reports, artist files, scrapbooks, printed material, and photographs.
Lester Beall collection
This collection documents the career of Lester Beall, graphic designer and commercial artist from approximately 1933-1967.
Don Wallance collection
This collection documents Wallance's career from his enrollment in the Design Laboratory School in 1936 to his death in 1990.Included are his designs for tableware, furniture, and household accessories, as well as material on his research and writings. This collection consists of sketches, drawings, photographs, correspondence, and reference materials, in addition to publicity and promotional materials. Extensive documentation exists on Wallance's pioneering designs for stainless steel flatware for H. E. Lauffer Company and his experimental furniture for the U.S. Army, Philharmonic Hall at Lincoln Center, and the Hard Manufacturing Company. Thorough documentation of his research for his landmark book, "Shaping America's Products," is included. The collection also contains a substantial amount of information on the Design Laboratory School, the first industrial design school in the United States to be patterned after the Bauhaus.
The Design Laboratory
Brochure for the Design Laboratory, "a free school for instruction in industrial design, graphic arts and fine arts, established by the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration ... open only to those amateur and professional students who cannot afford to attend private schools." At 10 East 39 St., N.Y. Director: Gilbert …
Jacques Maroger papers
Biographical material; letters; business records; writings; notes and notebooks; printed material; photographs.
Theodore Roszak papers
Correspondence, printed material, photographs, sketches, writings, financial material and interviews.
Mildred Baker papers
The papers of arts administrator Mildred Baker measure 2.7 linear feet and date from 1882 to 1997, with the bulk of the material dating from 1923 to 1997. Found within the papers are biographical materials; personal and professional correspondence; writings; files related to her work on the WPA Federal Art Project and other institutional art projects; printed material; photographs of Baker; and photographs and papers related to the work of her husband, Jacob Baker, who also administered programs for the WPA.