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Creators:
Ben Tré, Howard, 1949-2020
Shea, Josephine, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2007 July 7
Size:
63 Pages (Transcript)
3 Sound discs (Sound recording (4 hr., 3 min.), digital, 2 5/8 in.)
Collection ID:
AAA.bentre07
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Howard Ben Tré conducted 2007 July 7, by Josephine Shea, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's studio, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.

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Creators:
Joseph Enterprises, Inc. (Location of Meeting--San Francisco, California; )
Pedott, Joseph
Dates:
circa 1976-2005, 2008
Size:
2 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0898
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to products developed and marketed by Joseph Enterprises, Inc., including the Chia Pet and the Clapper. The collection includes internal business documentation including correspondence, design drawings, and photographs. Print advertising and packaging samples as well as audiovisual materials make up an important part of the collection. The video collection includes commercials for the Chia and Clapper products as well as clips of product mentions in popular entertainment. In addition, there are two recorded oral history interviews with Joseph Pedott.

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Creators:
Frimkess, Michael, 1937-
Frimkess, Magdalena Suarez
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Dates:
2001 March 8-April 17
Size:
83 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.frimke01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Michael Frimkess and his wife, Magdalena Suarez Frimkess, conducted 2001 March 3-April 17, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in the Frimkesses' studio/home, Venice, California.

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Creators:
Grant, Richard E., 1927-1994
Dates:
circa 1957-1994
Size:
5.5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 95-106
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Richard E. Grant (1927-1995) was an invertebrate paleontologist and authority on Permian Brachiopods. He served as Curator, Chairman, and Senior Geologist in the Department of Paleobiology, National Museum of Natural History (NMNH) from 1972 until his death. These papers document Grant's professional career and include correspondence, memorand...

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Creators:
Slemmons, Kiff
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2007 November 1-2
Size:
92 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.slemmo07
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Kiff Slemmons conducted 2007 November 1-2, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Slemmons' home and studio in Chicago, Illinois.

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Creators:
Cecula, Marek, 1944-
Riedel, Mija, 1958-
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2009 May 19-20
Size:
104 Pages (Transcript)
10 Items (Sound recording: 10 sound files (4 hr., 55 min.), digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.cecula09
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Marek Cecula conducted 2009 May 19-20, by Mija Riedel, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Cecula's studio, in New York, New York.

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Creators:
Solberg, Ramona
Halper, Vicki
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2001 March 23
Size:
35 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.solber01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ramona Solberg conducted 2001 March 23, by Vicki Halper, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Solberg's apartment, Seattle, Washington.

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Creators:
Fuller Brush Company
Dates:
1890-2017
Size:
32.5 Cubic feet (77 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1459
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the Fuller Brush Company founded by Alfred C. Fuller in 1906.

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Creators:
Brynner, Irena
Fisch, Arline M.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2001 April 26-27
Size:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.brynne01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Irena Brynner conducted 2001 April 26-27, by Arline M. Fisch, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Brynner's home and studio, New York, New York.

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Creators:
Schwarcz, June, 1918-2015
Fisch, Arline M.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2001 January 21
Size:
75 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.schwar01
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of June Schwarcz conducted 2001 January 21, by Arline M. Fisch, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Schwarcz's home and studio, Sausalito, California.

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