Query: New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
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 New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
Frank Paulin Photoprints
Creators:
Paulin, Frank
Silverstein, Bruce
Silverstein, Silke
Dates:
circa 1951-1961, 1994
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1373
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photoprints of city scenes, mostly taken during the 1950s, but including a few later images. Most of the images were made in New York City, Chicago, and New Orleans. One photograph was taken in Seville, Spain. The photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson appears in two of the photographs, photographing the Saint Patrick's Day …

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in NMAH.AC.1373 for New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
Mel Rosenthal Photoprints
Creators:
Rosenthal, Mel, 1940-
Perry Mapp, Roberta
Dates:
circa 1975-2010
Size:
49 Items (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1307
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Black-and-white photoprints from two documentary projects: "In the South Bronx of America" and "Refuge". Mel Rosenthal's mission in the Bronx project was to record the deterioration and poverty there. Some photographs from the Bronx project have also been used in the "Refuge" project, because they document immigrants who moved into the Bronx.

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in NMAH.AC.1307 for New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
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 New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
Hobart Nichols papers
Creators:
Nichols, Hobart, 1869-1962
Dates:
[ca. 1895]-1958
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.nichhoba
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, printed material and photographs.

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in AAA.nichhoba for New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
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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in NMAH.AC.1342 for New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
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 New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
Murals without walls [videorecording] / WNET/Thirteen; director, Alfred Broderick; producer, Elizabeth Davis; artistic consultant, Ruth Bowman
Creators:
WNET (Television station : New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1979
Size:
1 Videocassettes (U-matic) ((30 min), sd., col., 3/4 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.wnettelv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Describes the 1972 discovery and later conservation of Arshile Gorky's murals "Aviation" at the Newark, N.J. International Airport, executed in 1937 by Gorky as part of the Work Projects Administration art project. Art historian Ruth Bowman, N.J. Port Authority employees Saul Wenegrat and Stephen Staempler, and conservator Carroll Wales of Oliver Bros …

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in AAA.wnettelv for New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
Gunvor Bull Teilman papers
Creators:
Teilman, Gunvor Bull, 1900-
Dates:
1921-1980
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((467 items))
Collection ID:
AAA.teilgunv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical material; correspondence; exhibition announcements and catalogs; writings; clippings; photographs and slides of Teilman, her work, and studio.

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in AAA.teilgunv for New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
José Guerrero papers
Creators:
Guerrero, José, 1914-
Dates:
1913-1982
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 2 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.guerjose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, printed material, photographs, scrapbooks, and business records.

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in AAA.guerjose for New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
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