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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
1968-2010
Size:
10 cu. ft. (10 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-021
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the planning, execution, administration, and promotion of traveling exhibitions. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, press releases, press kits, photographs, slides, transparencies, scripts, itineraries, floor plans, checklists, clippings, budgets, proposals, brochures, notes, and other related records. Rec...

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Creators:
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section
Dates:
1935-1942
Size:
2 Items (Textual records: 2 partial microfilm reels)
218 Items (Photographs)
Collection ID:
AAA.unstfsad
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scattered textual records selected from the Farm Security Administration, Historical Section records at the Library of Congress and the Farmers Home Administration records at the National Archives primarily revolving around activities of Roy Stryker. Included are personnel and travel records, typescripts of photograph captions, correspondence, memo...

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Creators:
Aiken, Charlotte, C.
Dates:
1944
Size:
11 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.aikecharl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Black and white photographs of Roy Stryker (7), of Stryker and Helen D. Wool (1), of Aiken (1), and of Rose Dalton (1), all stamped "Farm Security Administration, 1944" on the back; and an Office of War Information Christmas Card, 1944, with a group photograph of Office members, which included Stryker and Aiken, as well as many others.

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Creators:
Faul, Jan, 1945-
Dates:
1994
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0526
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs taken under a grant from the Graham Foundation to document disappearing family farms in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. This project shows the urbanization of this mostly rural county in central Wisconsin located between Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison. Welsh men and women came to Waukesha County in the 1840s and became part of America's dairy history. After five or six generations, many of these farms are still family owned. Today's farms are threatened by developers due to rising land prices.

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Creators:
Delano, Jack
Dates:
1939-1943
Size:
75 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.delajack
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, mostly with Roy Stryker, Chief of the Historical Section of the Farm Security Administration. Stryker gives Delano his field assignments as a traveling photographer; discusses FSA policy, photographic techniques; his own philosophy about the work; change in budget and focus because of defense emphases; the war; subjects to photograp...

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Creators:
Vanderbilt, Paul
Dates:
1854-1992
bulk 1945-1992
Size:
25.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.vandpaul
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of librarian, curator, and photographer Paul Vanderbilt (1905-1992) measure 25.2 linear feet and date from 1854 to 1992 with the bulk of the material dating from 1945 to 1992. The papers are comprised of biographical materials, personal and business correspondence, interviews, writings and notes, fourteen diaries and two diary fragments, reference and project files, photographic materials, sound recordings, and professional files.

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Creators:
Dows, Olin, 1904-1981
Dates:
1938-1949
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.dowsolin
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This small collection of letters to and from painter and arts administrator Olin Dows measures 0.2 linear feet and dates from 1938 to 1949. The letters primarily document his work as director of the Treasury Relief Art Project, as an admistrator for the American Federation of Arts, and his work as a war artist. Much of the correspondence is with arts administrators Edward Bruce and Forbes Watson.

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Creators:
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975
Dates:
1932-1964
Size:
7 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.stryroy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A letter from Archie Robertson to Stryker about traveling photographic exhibitions; 2 manuscripts on the origins of the FSA and containing biographical information of Stryker, the staff, and photographers on the project; a photograph of a poem, "Merry Christmas to Stryker"; "Stryker's Credo," a statement he made upon leaving the "Jersey Company" (S...

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Creators:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 April 14
Size:
29 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.shahn64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ben Shahn conducted 1964 April 14, by Richard K. Doud, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

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Creators:
Duncan, James T.
Duncan, Paul
Dates:
1937-1941
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0827
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Filmed entirely on location at the W. Clark McMillen Farm in Atlantic, Pennsylvania, the Paul Duncan Film Collection documents three types of now obsolete farming practices using draft horses and manual labor: making hay (1937), threshing wheat (1939), and cradling & flailing (1941). The film is 8mm, black and white and color. Edge codes date f...

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