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Creators:
Wells, Oliver, 1907-1970
Dates:
circa 1967
Size:
2 Color prints
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.81C
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs depicting Mary Peters (Interior Salish) weaving a tapestry with a two-bar loom and Mrs. William Kelley (Coast Salish) spinning yarn with a spinning wheel. Photographs made in Sardis, Chilliwack, British Columbia.

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Creators:
Akers, Adela, 1933-
Dates:
1960-2009
Size:
2.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.akeradel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of fiber artist and educator Adela Akers measure 2.6 linear feet and date from 1960 to 2009. Her career as an artist and her tenure at the Tyler School of Art, Temple University, are documented through scattered biographical material; correspondence; subject files on galleries, projects, weaving technique, research, workshops, and fiber arts organizations; writings; exhibition announcements, clippings, and other printed material; photographs; and artwork, including one sketchbook.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Bureau of American Ethnology
Dates:
circa 1886
Size:
5 Mounted prints (albumen)
7 Prints (cyanotype)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.2004-03
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes images of We'wha (Zuni) spinning wool, setting up a loom, and weaving a blanket at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The photographs were probably made as part of a demonstration commissioned by Matilda Coxe Stevenson or the Bureau of American Ethnology.

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Creators:
Albers, Anni
Fesci, Sevim
Dates:
1968 July 5
Size:
20 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.albersa68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Anni Albers conducted 1968 July 5, by Sevim Fesci, for the Archives of American Art, in New Haven, Connecticut.

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Creators:
Akers, Adela, 1933-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2008 March 4-6
Size:
113 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.akers08
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Adela Akers conducted 2008 March 4-6, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Akers' studio, in Guerneville, California.

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Creators:
Bascom, William Russell, 1912-1981
Dates:
1950-1951
Size:
1 Film reel (11 minutes, color silent; 400 feet)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1989.19
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Edited film shot in Oyo, Nigeria during field research. This visual record reflects Bascom's approach to the study of African aesthetics, one which integrated an analysis of the social role, status, and function of the artist with his/her individual style, ideas, and technique. Footage records traditional Yoruba craft techniques including pottery m...

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Creators:
Morris, Walter F., Jr., 1952-
Dates:
May 1977
Size:
6 Inches
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7259
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes the catalog that has a catalog number, place of manufacture, name of the piece, description, symbols, date, condition, use, and technique. Some of the cards have illustrations. Also included are a few pieces of graph paper with weaving patterns and a photograph of Morris with some people of Chiapas.

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Creators:
Pepper, George H. (George Hubbard), 1873-1924
Dates:
1895-1918
Size:
1292 Negatives (photographic)
23 Photographic prints (black & white)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.001.034
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

George Hubbard Pepper specialized in the study of cultures of the American Southwest and Ecuador. Tribes which he studied are Acoma, Aztec, Blackfeet, Cochiti, Hopi, Isleta, Jemez, Laguna, Nambe, Navajo, Picuris, Pojuaque, Puye, San Carlos Apache, San Felipe, San Ildefonso, San Juan, Sandia, Santa Ana, Santa Clara, Taos, Tarascan, Tesuque, Ute, Zia, and Zuni. Photographs in the collection are of an excavation in Tottenville, New York, 1895; Pueblo Bonito in Chaco CaƱon, New Mexico: Hyde Expedition, 1896-1900; and expeditions to the occupied Pueblos of the Southwest, 1904; Mexico, 1904, 1906; Guatemala; and Ecuador, 1907. There are also photos which complement a study Pepper did of the technique of Navajo weaving, and miscellaneous scenic and personal photos.

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Creators:
Kendall, Marian
McGlynn, Betty Hoag
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 Aug. 26
Size:
3 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
40 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.kendal65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Marian Kendall conducted 1965 Aug. 26, by Betty Hoag, for the Archives of American Art. Kendall speaks of her childhood; learning how to weave; her parents; scholarship from Mrs. Vanderbilt; Baltimore, Md.; Santa Barbara, Calif.; Pasadena, Calif.; repairing woven items for the Art Association and the Museum of Man; types of fibers u...

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Creators:
Liebes, Dorothy
Dates:
circa 1850-1973
bulk 1922-1970
Size:
24.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.liebdoro
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of weaver, textile designer, and consultant Dorothy Liebes date from circa 1850-1973 (bulk 1922-1970) and comprise 24.7 linear feet. Through biographical material including a sound recording of an interview, family and general correspondence, writings including a draft of Liebes's autobiography, subject files providing detailed records of her influential consulting work, financial and legal files, printed material, scrapbooks, artwork, textile samples, and photographic material picturing a wide variety of career and personal activities, the collection provides rich and extensive documentation of Liebes's career and personal life.

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