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Creators:
Kuenzig Books
Sheldon, Charles Gates, 1899-1960
Breck Company.
Dates:
1902-1959
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1423
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the work of Charles G. Sheldon, the illustrator who created beautiful images of women for the "Breck Girls" advertising campaign from 1936-1957. Includes photographs of sitters, Breck advertising materials, Breck Company internal publications and newsletters, magazines with cover illustrations by Sheldon, a high school year...

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Creators:
Travis, Michael
Lavdas, George
Dates:
1947-1986
Size:
15 Cubic feet (35 boxes, 1 map-folder )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1347
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection contains approximately 2,500 costume designs in colored pencil and pastels, on tissue paper mounted on mat boards. The designs were created for entertainers such as Liberace, Diana Ross and the Supremes, Dionne Warwick, the Fifth Dimension, Nancy Sinatra, and others. Some were created for the television show Rowan and Martin's Laugh-In.

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Creators:
Savitz, Frieda, 1931-1985
Dates:
1981
Size:
5 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.savifrie
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A curriculum vitae of Savitz; handwritten excerpts copied from a letter written to Germaine Greer by Savitz, December 26, 1979; and handwritten documentation, including "Chronology of Drawings, Paintings, Prints, Writings," 1981; " 'People of the Street- Series of Paintings and Drawings, 1978-1979,' April 22, 1981, and "Presentation for 'Make Love-...

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Creators:
LaFarge, Edward H. (Edward Hooper), 1901-1981
Dates:
1928-1974
Size:
1 Linear foot (ca. 600 items (partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.lafaedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Papers mostly regarding La Farge's teaching career at Rhode Island School of Design.

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Creators:
Sharples, Ellen, 1769-1849
Dates:
circa 1808
Size:
1 color slide
1 copy print
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.R81D
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photograph of artist Ellen Sharples' miniature painting of an American Indian man. The man is depicted holding a flintlock rifle, and wearing a tomahawk tucked into his belt and silver trade crosses as ear ornamentation. This may be the "copy of the Indian chief" painting referenced by Sharples in her diary in January 1808.

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Creators:
Pickhardt, Carl E.
Dates:
1929-1998
Size:
2 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 3 reels))
4.5 Linear feet (Addition)
Collection ID:
AAA.pickcarl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Drawings, prints, sketchbooks and studies, correspondence, photographs and slides of Pickhardt's work and some of Pickhardt, writings and notes, scrapbook, an album, an audio-tape, art appraisals and inventories, records regarding gifts to museums, printed material, and miscellany.

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Creators:
Beal, Gifford, 1879-1956
Dates:
1889-2001
bulk 1900-1954
Size:
7.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bealgiff
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and muralist Gifford Beal measure 7.7 linear feet and date from 1889 to 2001. The bulk of the collection consists of artwork, in addition to correspondence, writings, printed matter, including one scrapbook, pictorial subject files, photographs, and two scrapbooks of photographs of works of art. Artwork is primarily in the form of sketches and seventy-eight sketchbooks in a wide variety of media. Among the loose sketches are twenty-eight oil paintings on wood board or panel, and fourteen large pastel drawings on canvas depicting dancing figures in a romantic style. Artwork by other artists in the collection include prints by Arthur B. Davies, Rockwell Kent, and Denys Wortman.

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Creators:
Williams, Ralph William
Breck Company.
Dial Corporation.
American Cyanamid Company
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Dates:
circa 1936-1995
Size:
6.5 Cubic feet (15 boxes, 188 pieces of original artwork)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0651
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the development and evolution of the Breck Girl, a highly successful and long-lived advertising campaign whose hallmark was its vision of idealized American womanhood through correspondence, photographs, paintings, and print advertisements.

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Creators:
Barnhardt, Harry, 1874-1948
Dates:
1908-1948
Size:
0.4 Linear feet (ca. 100 items)
Collection ID:
AAA.barnharr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Business and personal correspondence, 1916-1948, with musician Arthur Farwell, designer Robert Edmond Jones, and architect Claude Bragdon; poetry, essays, and other writings; a pastel portrait of Barnhardt, 1948; photographs; brochures and clippings.

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Creators:
Lambert, Thomas Mrs
Dates:
n.d
Size:
1 Sheet (11 in x 14 in)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7508
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
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