Emil Weddige papers
Correspondence, 1939-1973, with Ralston Crawford, and others; sketches, drawings & watercolors; essays; writings & lectures (many on lithography); lists of Weddige's works; exhibition catalogs and announcements; correspondence, notes, brochures, and miscellany relating to Michigan Artrain; and 200 photos of Weddige, his works and of his studio.
Emil Weddige interviews
Interview of Emil Weddige conducted by Stephen Hamp. Weddige speaks of early years; the Depression; Pittsburgh Art Academy; his work; studying and working in Paris; techniques of lithography; 19th and 20th century lithography; his ideas on art and graphics; work methods; and his experiences with museums and curators.
Oral history interview with Robert Broner
An interview of Robert Broner conducted 1974 May 3-8, by Dennis Barrie, for the Archives of American Art. Broner speaks of growing up in Detroit; his early interest in art due to his brother's influence; attending Cass Technical High School and Wayne University; his U.S. Army service during World War II; getting …
American Federation of Arts records
The records of the American Federation of Arts (AFA) provide researchers with a complete set of documentation focusing on the founding and history of the organization from its inception through the 1960s. The collection measures 79.8 linear feet, and dates from 1895 through 1993, although the bulk of the material falls between 1909 and 1969. Valuable for its coverage of twentieth-century American art history, the collection also provides researchers with fairly comprehensive documentation of the many exhibitions and programs supported and implemented by the AFA to promote and study contemporary American art, both nationally and abroad.