Query: Queens (New York, N.Y.)
New York World's Fair Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Dates:
1939-1940, undated
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0134
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection of material relating to the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair, held in Flushing Meadows in Queens, New York.

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Memories of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Pezzano, Frank J., 1908-1983
Dates:
1939-1940
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0592
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The film, titled "Memories of the New York World's Fair" by filmmaker Frank J. Pezzano documents the 1939-1940 New York World's Fair. Pezzano edited the film and included hand-drawn and typed intertitles identifying the various locations and activities he filmed.

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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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Edward J. Orth Memorial Archives of the New York World's Fair
Creators:
Orth, Edward J.
Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization
Dates:
1835-2000, undated
Size:
130 Cubic feet (417 boxes, 25 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0560
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents the 1939 New York World's Fair in Flushing Meadows, New York. Also includes material relating to other fairs, the Exhibition Collectors Historical Organization (ECHO), New York City tourism and The Walt Disney Company.

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Oral history interview with Mary Frank
Creators:
Frank, Mary, 1933-
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2010 Jan. 10- Feb. 3
Size:
8 Items (Sound recording: 8 memory cards (6 hr., 43 min.), secure digital, 1.25 in.)
135 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.frank10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview interview with Mary Frank conducted 2010 Jan. 10, 11, and Feb. 3, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Frank's home and studio, in New York, N.Y.

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F. Wynn Graham papers
Creators:
Graham, F. Wynn
Dates:
1937-1941
Size:
340 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.grahf
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; mimeographed letters; bulletins; pamphlets; press releases; form letters; minutes; newsletters; and other printed materials relating to artists's organizations and unions in New York City, particularly United American Artists, United Office and Professional Workers of America, and the Federal Art Project.

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Changing New York / Berenice Abbott
Creators:
Abbott, Berenice, 1898-1991
Dates:
1936-1938
Size:
214 Items (photographic prints)
Collection ID:
AAA.abbobere
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Photographs of New York City taken by Berenice Abbott for the Federal Art Project of the Works Progress Administration and sponsored by the Museum of the City of New York. Included are exterior and occasional interior views of churches, business areas, stores, docks, bridges, public houses, residences, and theaters in …

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Oral history interview with Joel Shapiro
Creators:
Shapiro, Joel
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2008 December 18-2009 February 23
Size:
91 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.shapir08
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Joel Shapiro conducted 2008 December 18 and 2009 February 23, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Shapiro's studio, in Long Island City, Queens, N.Y.

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Oral history interview with Lowery Stokes Sims
Creators:
Sims, Lowery Stokes
Richards, Judith Olch
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project
Dates:
2010 July 15-22
Size:
110 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.sims10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Lowery Stokes Sims conducted 2010 July 15 and 22, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Sims' home, in New York, N.Y.

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Robert John Goldwater papers
Creators:
Goldwater, Robert John, 1907-1973
Dates:
1902-1974
Size:
5.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.goldrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, educator, editor, and museum director Robert John Goldwater measure 5.4 linear feet and date from 1902-1974. Found are correspondence, subject files, teaching records, writings, and printed material. Also included are the papers, primarily correspondence, of Goldwater's father, S. S. Goldwater, M. D., a nationally recognized expert in the fields of public health, hospital administration, and hospital design and construction.

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