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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Linear foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-014
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on the history of African American quilt-making. The show was organized by the Kentucky Quilt Project, Inc., Louisville, Kentucky and exhibited at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum from July 1993 to October 1993. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, photographs, brochures, educational materials, and floor plans.

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Creators:
Pulford, Florence
Dates:
1993
1968-1989
undated
Size:
722 Photographic prints
458 slides (photographs)
2580 negatives (photographic)
65 sound cassettes
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.027
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Florence Pulford collection includes both audio recordings and photographs that were made during the twenty years Pulford worked among Native American quilt makers in the 1970's and 1980's from Montana and the Dakotas. Quilt makers featured in this collection include; Ella First Kill Brown, Frances Weasel Woman Fox, Artie Crazy Bull, Almira Buffalo Bone Jackson and Regina Brave Bull.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1998-01 - 1998-03
Size:
0.83 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-013
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition on African American male quilt makers organized by Dr. Gladys-Marie Fry and exhibited at Anacostia Community Museum from January 1998 --March 1998. Quilters included: Elroy Atkins, Paul Buford, Charles Carter, Thomas Covington, Raymond Dobard, David Driskell, Benjamin Jackson, Dennis Jones, Thomas Mack, Jeff Martin, Herbert Munn, Charles Palmer, Joe Washington, and Warren Wise. 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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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Office of Product Development and Licensing
Dates:
circa 1974-1999
Size:
39 cu. ft. (39 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 00-112
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of Smithsonian Institution Engagement Calendar correspondence, design concepts, solicited bids, and production information; product development and marketing information, licensing contracts, and royalty agreements with private manufacturers; records documenting the American Pacific Enterprises quilt controversy; p...

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Creators:
Gordon, Lori K.
Dates:
2001-2004
Size:
1.31 Linear feet (2 boxes; audiocassettes, videocassettes, floppy disk, CDs)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-082
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Labat: A Creole Legacy project records, which dates from 2001 to 2004 and measure 1.31 linear feet, contain materials documenting the creation of artist Lori K. Gordon's quilt, titled "Labat: a Creole Legacy," and the life of Celestine Labat. The collection is composed of audiocassettes, videocassettes, floppy disks, CDs, transcripts, newspaper clippings, writings, notes, correspondence, notecards, and postcards.

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Creators:
Fanning, Robbie
Dates:
1903-2002
bulk 1993-2002
Size:
5 Cubic feet (13 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1139
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents materials gathered by Robbie Fanning, publisher of sewing related books and newsletters and includes the history of major sewing machine brands, machine accessories, machine embroidery, machine needles, thread, binding, interfacing, and other sewing notions.

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Creators:
Wenger, Suzanne
Yemisi, Lola
Saka, Waheed O.
Smith, Sara Wendell
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Dates:
1991
Size:
117 slides (photographs) (dupe slides, 1 volume, color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1993-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Sara Wendell Smith in 1991 of textiles by Nigerian artists. The works include Adire fabric, which is made in a resist dyeing technique, quilts and appliqués. The artists include Nike Davies, Adeyemo Kasali Onireke, Ayanniyi Akeem, Florence, Lola Yemisi, Waheed O. Saka, Rotimi Togbe, Gbenga Emmanual Togbe, Bayo Gbelekale, Lamidi Fakeye and Suzanne Wenger. Also included among the slides are scenes from Oshogbo, Nigeria.

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Creators:
Amiotte, Arthur (photographer and artist)
Dates:
circa 1963-1986
Size:
314 copy color slides
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.88-1
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Arthur Amiotte's artwork, including stitchery and quilts, clothing and mocassins, wall hangings, and paintings. The collection also includes some images of exhibits of Amiotte's work, a powwow, and scenic views of the Great Plains area.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1983-2001
Size:
2.5 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the organization, design, and promotion of exhibits. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, planning documents, exhibit proposals, research notes and materials, letters of agreement, exhibition booking contracts, object loan agreements, packing instructions, budgets, object lists, label copy, press releases, catalo...

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Creators:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Office of the Deputy Director
Dates:
1997-2000
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 01-150
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the planning and execution of three exhibitions namely, "Spirits of the Cloth: Contemporary African-American Quilts" (7/1999-10/1999); "Amish Quilts from the Collection of Faith and Stephen Brown;" and "The Art of John Cederquist: Reality of Illusion." The records were created and maintained by Charles Robertson, De...

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