Query: Free Within Ourselves: African American Art from the National Museum of American Art (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.)
Exhibition Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Design and Production
Dates:
1966-1995
Size:
125 oversize drawings.
Collection ID:
Accession 96-132
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of design plans for exhibits at the National Museum of American Art (NMAA). Exhibits include: Free Within Ourselves: African American Art from the National Museum of American Art, 1994-1995; The Arts and Crafts Movement in California: Living the Good Life, 1993-1994; American Wicker: Woven Furniture from 1850-1930, 1993; Thomas Cole: Landscape …

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Records
Creators:
National Museum of American Art. Office of Design and Production
Dates:
1967-1996
Size:
12 cu. ft. (12 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-131
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document planning for exhibitions at the National Museum of American Art (NMAA). Also included are records pertaining to departmental issues in the museum. Materials consist of general correspondence, memoranda, and notes; correspondence of David B. Keeler, Chief of Design and Production, 1973-1985; exhibition design concepts …

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in Accession 96-131 for Free Within Ourselves: African American Art from the National Museum of American Art (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.)
Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Provost for the Arts and Humanities
Dates:
1989-1995
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-093
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records which document the official functions of the Office of the Assistant Provost for Arts and Humanities (OAP-A/H) and its predecessors from 1989 through 1995, although the bulk of the records date from 1993 to 1995. They consist mostly of memoranda, correspondence, and reports generated both within and outside …

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in Accession 96-093 for Free Within Ourselves: African American Art from the National Museum of American Art (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.)
Anacostia: Not the Same Old Story exhibition records
Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1995
Size:
0.29 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-041
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Held at the Anacostia Museum from June 17, 1995 to August 28, 1995, this exhibition was the result of a partnership between the museum and Lucy Ellen Moton Elementary School. During the 1994-95 school years, the students researched the community of Anacostia and produced photographs, poems, stories, drawings, interviews, documents, and personal artifacts. The student efforts were included under the themes: Moten Elementary School, From Our Homes, Institutions and Organizations, and Community Life.

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in ACMA.03-041 for Free Within Ourselves: African American Art from the National Museum of American Art (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.)
Public Program Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Public Programs
Dates:
circa 1977-1994
Size:
9 cu. ft. (9 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 96-001
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of Shirley E. Cherkasky, who served as Coordinator of Performance Programs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH), Department of Public Programs, from 1983 to 1995. Also includes records that date back to when Cherkasky was Director of Museum Programs in the Division of Performing …

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in Accession 96-001 for Free Within Ourselves: African American Art from the National Museum of American Art (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.)
Judith Zilczer papers
Creators:
Zilczer, Judith
Dates:
1910-1995
bulk 1973-1995
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.zilcjudt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of curator, art historian, and author Judith Zilczer measure 0.4 linear feet and date from 1910-1995, with the bulk of material dated 1973-1995. The papers contain project files and related correspondence, unpublished manuscripts, photographs, and printed material documenting her research as an independent art historian.

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Philip Brookman papers
Creators:
Brookman, Philip
Dates:
1977-1993
Size:
3.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.broophil
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of curator Philip Brookman measure 3.5 linear feet and date from 1977 to 1993. The collection documents Brookman's exhibition, writing, and filmmaking projects in the form of artist files, exhibition files, professional files, and subject and research files. Much of the material concerns the production and distribution of Brookman's 1988 video documentary about Chicano art in California, Mi Otro Yo (My Other Self), that grew out of the exhibition and conference "Califas: An Exhibition of Chicano Art and Culture in California," held at University of California, Santa Cruz in 1981 and 1982.

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Alice Pike Barney Papers and Related Material
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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in Record Unit 7473 for Free Within Ourselves: African American Art from the National Museum of American Art (Exhibition) (1994-1995: Washington, D.C.)
Jane Apostol papers
Creators:
Apostol, Jane
Dates:
1969-1985
Size:
14 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.aposjane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Two letters from Millard Sheets, 1985, discussing his frescoes at South Pasadena High School which he painted in 1934; and exhibition announcements from the Baxter Art Gallery (9) and the Pasadena Art Museum (3), 1969-1977.

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Oral history interview with Thomas M. Messer
Creators:
Messer, Thomas M.
Decker, Andrew
Dates:
1994 Oct.-1995 Jan
Size:
83 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.messer94
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Thomas M. Messer conducted 1994 Oct.-1995 Jan., by Andrew Decker, for the Archives of American Art, at the Americas Society, New York, N.Y.

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