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Creators:
Daniel, Pete
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
McGovern, Charles
Meehan, John P.
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Dates:
1992 and 1999
Size:
20 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0879
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

In 1990, curators at the National Museum of American History began a project to develop a traveling exhibition about American music, and in the course of research, curators repeatedly returned to the Mississippi Delta area and Memphis, Tennessee to conduct interviews. A group in Memphis organized to raise the funds to complete the research, to acquire objects and artifacts, and the project ultimately became the Smithsonian-affiliated Memphis Rock 'n' Soul Museum, which opened in 2000 at 191 Beale Street.

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Creators:
Wilmerding, John
Lyon, Christopher
Dates:
2018 March 19-20
Size:
7 Items (sound files (6 hr., 12 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
82 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wilmer18
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with John Wilmerding conducted 2018 March 19-20, by Christopher Lyon, for the Archives of American Art, at Wilmerding's home in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Lippard, Lucy R.
Heinemann, Sue
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project
Dates:
2011 Mar. 15
Size:
4 Items (memory cards (4 hr., 29 min.), secure digital, wav, 1.25 in.)
97 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lippar11
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Lucy Lippard conducted 2011 Mar. 15, by Sue Heinemann, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Lippard's home, in Galisteo, N.M.

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Creators:
Zeitlin, Marilyn
Dates:
1985 Mar. 25 - 1991 Mar. 9
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((6 sound cassettes + printed material))
Collection ID:
AAA.zeitmari
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews conducted by Marilyn Zeitlin of John Ahearn, his assistant Rigoberto Torres, his model Raymond Garcia, and his dealers Brooke and Carolyn Alexander; an interview of Miles Carpenter conducted by Chris Gregson; related printed material.

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Creators:
Rorimer, Anne
Richards, Judith Olch
Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts Project
Dates:
2010 November 15-16
Size:
147 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.rorime10
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Anne Rorimer conducted 2010 November 15-16, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art's Elizabeth Murray Oral History of Women in the Visual Arts project, at Rorimer's home, in Chicago, Illinois.

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Creators:
Moure, Nancy Dustin Wall
Dates:
1978-1991
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mournanc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Ca. 800 index cards containing information on works of art by George Bellows, preparatory to Moure's planned catalog raissone; a 28 p. transcript of an interview with watercolor painter Lee Blair, April 13, 1991; a 12 p. transcript of an interview with printmaker Richard Horton Campbell, Nov. 20, 1991, used as background for Moure's "Essay on Richa...

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Creators:
Silverman, Manny
Ayres, Anne, 1936-
Dates:
2004 December 10-11
Size:
47 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.silver04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Manny Silverman conducted 2004 December 10-11, by Ann Ayres, for the Archives of American Art, in Los Angeles, California.

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Creators:
Weddige, Emil, 1907-
Hamp, Stephen
Dates:
1977 Dec. 17-1978 Feb. 11
Size:
4 Sound tapes ((140 p. transcript), 5 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.weddemii
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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.

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Creators:
Wright, Helena, 1946-
Boyer, Helen King, 1919-
Dates:
1984 Nov. 13 - 1986 Mar. 20
Size:
4 Sound cassettes (Total (ca. 90 min. each))
2 Sound cassettes (Boyer)
2 Sound cassettes (Colescott)
Collection ID:
AAA.wrighele
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interviews conducted by Helena E. Wright of Helen Boyer and Warrington Colescott for research related to her position as curator in the division of Graphic Arts in the Department of Social and Cultural History at the National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.

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Creators:
Garber, Paul Edward, 1899-1992. interviewee
Dates:
1974
Size:
8 audiotapes (reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9592
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program ...

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