Henry Edwards Scott, Jr. papers
Biographical material, correspondence, writings, teaching files, personal business records, scrapbooks, photographs, artwork, printed material and sound recordings documenting the career of painter and educator Henry Edwards Scott, Jr.
Signa Gallery records
The records of the Signa Gallery measure 1.4 linear feet and date from 1957 to 1963. The records document the history of the gallery through administrative files such as leases; correspondence; guestbooks, artist biographies, and photographs of Franz Kline paintings and exhibition opening; exhibition files for exhibits at the gallery; insurance documents, ledgers, invoices, banking information, and other financial records; clippings, ehixibition announcements and catalogs, and other printed material.
National Press Photographers Association Oral Histories
Faber, John (photographer)
National Press Photographers Association
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes )
Includes conversations with significant photographers and their experiences documenting historic events. Some of the material is associated with John Faber's book, "Great Moments in News Photography" (New York: T. Nelson, 1960). Includes Faber's interview with photographer Joe Rosenthal about his famed Iwo Jima photograph.
Jules Olitski and Mark Golden Lecture [audio tapes]
5 Sound tape reels (7")
2 Cassette tapes
Tapes document Jules Olitski and Mark Golden delivering a lecture entitled "The Artist's View: Color, Technology, and Style in Postwar Art" as part of the Color Symposium held in the Museum November 11-November 16, 1997, in the Lemelson Center's New Perspectives series. Harry Rand served as moderator.
Don Brown Collection of Duke Ellington Recordings
Brown, Don, 1923-1985
An extensive collection of commercial recordings by Duke Ellington and his orchestra.
Alma Mater Recording Co. audio recordings
This collection contains audio recordings made by Alma Mater Recording Company, featuring camp, folk, pop and broadway songs recorded at various summer camps and schools in New York, Pennsylvania, Vermont, Ohio, Connecticut, Massachusetts, New Hampshire and North Carolina.
Alixa Naff photographs of Europe, the Middle East and the Mediterranean and audio tapes on Mediterranean folklore
13 Sound tapes (open reel)
1,500 Slides (circa 1500 black & white and color slides)
300 Prints (circa, silver gelatin)
1 Boxe (35 mm acetate negatives)
Photographs taken by Alixa Naff between 1957 and the early 1970s on trips to England, Europe, the Mediterranean, and the Middle East, and open reel audio tapes of interviews regarding Syrian-Lebanese folklore that Naff conducted in 1965 in the Lebanese Village of Rashaya al-Wadi. Comprising this collection are images of cities, structures, art …
Ed Dodd (Mark Trail) Collection
Century Recording Studios.
Dodd, Ed, 1902-1991 (cartoonist)
Dodd, Rosemary Wood
Television program:Videotape cassette.
Master copies:Vinyl sound discs, 10" diam., 33-1/3 r.p.m.
User copies: Audiotapes, open-reel, 7", 7-1/2 ips.
Videotapes: Interview with Dodd, 31:58 running time; and copy of television program, "The Well-Traveled Trail."
These records consist of elements used to create film and video productions that accompanied exhibitions and educational programming. "Past Visions of the Future" is an 18-minute compilation of scenes from futuristic, science fiction, and scientific films from 1902-1982. It was used to supplement the National Museum of American History's exhibition titled …
Growing Up With Rockets Collection
86 Sound tape reels (5" Open Reels)
2 Videodiscs (DVD) (Total runtime of 1:13:21)
43 Video recordings (Total runtime of 33:14:55)
1 Electronic discs (CD)
25 Sound cassettes
145 Film reels (143 16mm film reels - runtime of 40:24:65 2 35mm film reels - runtime of 58:23)
The documentary film Growing Up With Rockets, produced by Vanguard Productions and Nancy Yasecko and released in 1984, is the story and personal reminiscences of the children, now grown, of those who worked at Cape Canaveral. The film discusses the Bumper Project (using captured V-2 missiles after World War II); Sputnik; the Cuban Missile Crisis; the Mercury, Gemini, and Apollo programs; and ends with the first flight of Space Shuttle Columbia (OV-102) in 1981. Nancy Yasecko offers first person commentary with rare archival film, newsreels, excerpts from NASA promotional films, home movies and contemporary footage. In 1990, under the auspices of Citizen Exchange Council (CEC), a NY-based Soviet-American exchange organization, Growing Up With Rockets was included in the American Documentary Showcase. The Showcase was the first uncensored collection of American documentary films ever to reach general audiences across the USSR.