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Creators:
Borgatti, Jean
Dates:
1971-2003
Size:
3617 slides (photographs) (color, 35 mm)
166 contact sheets ((2 binders))
3555 negatives (photographic) (black and white, 35 mm)
4 Notebooks ((1 box))
1 cassette tape ((2 boxes))
25 Film reels (Super 8)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-007
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Jean Borgatti's collection dates from 1971 to 2003 and was created in Nigeria and Ghana. Much of the collection documents masquerades, shrines, festivals, market scenes, and ceremonies, and includes images of Urhobo, Uzairue, Ishan (Esan), Etsako, and Otuo peoples.

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Creators:
Simms, Carroll, 1924-2010
Dates:
1945-1980
Size:
0.4 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.simmcarr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; correspondence; newspaper clippings; exhibition catalogs; printed material about Simms and his sculpture; photographs of Simms and his work; and pencil sketches.

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Creators:
Harris, John T. (John Taylor), 1908-1972
Dates:
1943-1988
Size:
1 microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.harrjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection of the papers of African American painter, printmaker, and instructor John T. Harris date from 1943 to 1988. The collection contains biographical information; correspondence (1965-1979) regarding paintings, as well as a draft of a letter detailing Harris' family history; and financial information (1960-1977). Also included...

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Sloan, Louis B. (Louis Baynard), 1932-
Veloric, Cynthia
Dates:
1991 July 18
Size:
110 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.sloan91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Louis Sloan conducted 1991 July 18, by Cynthia Veloric, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.

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Creators:
Webster, Sande
Pacini, Marina
Dates:
1990 March 13-28
Size:
139 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.webste90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sande Webster conducted 1990 March 13-28, by Marina Pacini, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project. Webster speaks of her background and education; her experiences working at the Berg Art Gallery, Jenkintown, Pennsylvania; opening the Wallnuts Gallery in Philadelphia, in 1969, with Meryl Aberman, Sari Robinson, and De...

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Creators:
Pippin, Horace, 1888-1946
Dates:
1939-1946
Size:
1 microfilm reel (25 items on partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.pipphopm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection consists of printed material related to the artistic career of African American painter Horace Pippin. Materials include newspaper clippings, exhibition announcements, and exhibition catalogs.

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Creators:
West Texas Museum Association
Dates:
1950-1969
Size:
2 microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.westtexa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Scrapbooks containing institutional records and exhibition material, including the African art exhibition, 1963, which included masks from the Stanley Marcus Collection and 40 drawings by John Biggers based on his experiences in Ghana, the Texas Watercolor Association exhibitions, the Navajo weaving exhibition, the Sam Cantey Collection exhibition,...

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Creators:
Sieber, Roy, 1923-2001
Dates:
circa 1965
Size:
65 slides (photographs) ((dupes), color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1985-011
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Roy Sieber. Images of African textile and the dyeing and weaving processes. Objects depicted include Asante Kente cloth, Hausa embroidered pants, Jukun tie-dye waist cloth, a Kuba hat, Yoruba indigo dye and a Zulu cloak, as well as akwete cloth from Nigeria, an appliqué dress from Cameroon, an appliqué robe from Ghana, cloth from Dahomey (now Benin) and dye pots from Ede. People portrayed include a Dogon dancer, Kajiado warriors with spears and shields, a weaver making cloth, and women dyeing cloth with indigo.

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Creators:
Lewis, Elma
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1997 July 25 and Sept. 19, 1997
Size:
34 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lewis97
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Elma Lewis conducted 1997 July 25 and Sept. 19, by Robert Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Lewis' home, Roxbury, Mass.

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Creators:
Cinque Gallery
Dates:
1959-2010, bulk 1976-2004
Size:
1.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.cinqgall2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The records of the New York City-based Cinque Gallery, a nonprofit organization, measure 1.1 linear feet and date from 1959 to 2010, with the bulk of materials dating from 1976 to 2004. The gallery's mission was to exhibit African American artists, to educate the public about their work, and to offer art programs to the community. This is documented by administrative records, artists' files, financial and legal records, printed material, and photographs. Materials dated before and after the gallery's years of operation relate to African American community organizations and were compiled by former Cinque Gallery Executive Director, Ruth Jett.

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