Query: Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Morgan and Marvin Smith Audiovisual Collection
Creators:
Smith, Morgan and Marvin, b. 1910
Dates:
circa 1954-1990
bulk 1970-1980
Size:
481 Sound recordings (203 audio cassette sound recordings ; 6 vinyl sound recordings ; 272 open reel 1/4" sound recordings)
1 Floppy disc
209 Video recordings (21 16mm film prints ; 188 video recordings)
23 Linear feet (27 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-012
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Morgan and Marvin Smith, twin brothers who lived and worked in Harlem, NY, are regarded as the premiere photographers of the area from the 1930s-1950s. The two brothers pursued many creative outlets outside of photography, including painting, film, and

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in ACMA.09-012 for Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Oral history interview with Hiram Maristany
Creators:
Maristany, Hiram, 1945-2022
Ramos, E. Carmen
Dates:
2021 August 8-10
Size:
3 Items (mp4 video files (6 hrs., 49 min.), digital)
Collection ID:
AAA.marist21
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Hiram Maristany conducted 2021 August 8-10, by E. Carmen Ramos for the Archives of American Art, at Maristany's home in El Barrio, NY.

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in AAA.marist21 for Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
The Renaissance: Black arts of the Twenties exhibition records
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1985-09 - 1986-12
Size:
10.55 Linear feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-024
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history and art of the Harlem Renaissance. The exhibition, held at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum, ran from September 1985-December 1986. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.

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in ACMA.03-024 for Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection
Creators:
Schiffman, Frank, ?-1972
Schiffman, Jack
Dates:
1931-1985
Size:
4 Cubic feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0540
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection documents the business endeavors of Frank Schiffman, and the Apollo Theater's contribution to American culture. The collection includes sound recordings, personal and business correspondence, photographs, business records, and printed material. The collection is arranged in six series as follows: Series 1: Correspondence, 1938-1985, consists of communications …

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in NMAH.AC.0540 for Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
Creators:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer
Dates:
2009-2011
Size:
4 Linear feet (2 boxes; 4 linear ft., 3.58 GB)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-103
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition exploring the varied stigmas and stereotypes applied to New York City's Housing Authority sites and the residents (past and present) who live in them. Journalist Rico Washington and photographer Shino Yanagawa collaborated on this exhibit which offers an in-depth look at how New York City public housing has impacted society-at-large by producing some of the world's most influential and dynamic artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, musicians, politicians, and thinkers. It was exhibited at the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture in Dakar, Senegal, 2010, at the Gordon Parks Gallery at the College of New Rochelle (NY), 2013, and the Brooklyn Historical Society from 2014-2015.

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in ACMA.06-103 for Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Creators:
Basie, Count, 1904-
Smith, Ernie
Webster, Ben
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
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Dates:
1894-1979
Size:
30 Cubic feet (352 film reels , 16 mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.

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in NMAH.AC.0491 for Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Pearl Bowser Audiovisual Collection
Dates:
bulk 1920-2001
Size:
approximately 100 Motion picture films
213 Sound cassettes (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.A2012.79.AV
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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in NMAAHC.A2012.79.AV for Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Oral history interview with Charles Henry Alston
Creators:
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 September 28
Size:
39 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.alston65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Charles Alston conducted 1965 September 28, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project.

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in AAA.alston65 for Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Betty Blayton-Taylor papers
Creators:
Taylor, Betty Blayton, 1937-2016
Dates:
1929-2016
bulk 1970s-2000s
Size:
7.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blaybett
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American painter and art administrator Betty Blayton-Taylor measure 7.1 linear feet and date from 1929 to 2016, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1970s to the 2000s. The collection contains biographical material including resumes, awards, family papers, autograph books from her time in school, and mix tapes; correspondence with colleagues, friends, and other artists including Frank Wimberley, Howardina Pindell, and Eugene Grigsby; and writings including artist statements and notes. Also included are files related to the Children's Art Carnival, an arts education organization co-founded by Blayton-Taylor, for which she served as executive director for many years. These files include board and committee files, budget and financial documents, correspondence, and reports. Files related to the Harlem Textile Works, another organization co-founded by Blayton-Taylor, include board and committee files, correspondence, business plans, and reports. The collection also includes material related to professional activities including exhibition files, committee files, consignment and sale agreements, financial documents, and property files; printed material including exhibition announcements, catalogs and programs, newspaper clippings, published books, and recorded conference proceedings; a scrapbook containing primarily clippings, as well as some correspondence and other printed material; and photographic material including photographs, negatives, slides, and digital images.

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in AAA.blaybett for Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Lou Block papers
Creators:
Block, Lou, 1895-1969
Federal Art Project (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1936-1938
Size:
47 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.bloclou
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers relating to Block's involvement as a supervisor in the WPA Federal Art Project New York City office and as a member of the Artists Congress.

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