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Creators:
Blackmun, Barbara Winston
Dates:
circa 1969-1994
Size:
1,469 color slides
Collection ID:
EEPA.2016-012
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The collection includes 1,469 color slides (35mm) which were taken in Nigeria from circa 1964-1994, and focus on ancestral altars; artists; art objects in museums, including bronze plaques and carved ivory tusks; ceremonies and festivals, including the Igue and Ewere Festivals, and the Emobo, Otue, Olokun, title-taking, and Blackmun's initation ceremonies; and people, including Oba Erediauwa and chiefs Eribo, Ero, Esogban, Ezomo, Ohanmu and Osaigeide; and street and landscape scenes in Benin City, Ife, Lagos, Ishiago, and Mbarri, Owerri, Owo, among other locations in Nigeria.

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Creators:
Woodruff, Hale, 1900-1980
Murray, Albert, 1916-
Dates:
1968 November 18
Size:
26 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.woodru68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Hale Woodruff conducted 1968 November 18, by Al Murray, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Clemmons, Walter, 1956-
Lindsey, Jack
Dates:
1990 July 26
Size:
65 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.clemmo90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Walter Clemmons conducted 1990 July 26, by Jack Lindsey for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.

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Creators:
McGee, Charles, 1924-
Miro, Marsha
Dates:
1976 July 23-26
Size:
98 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.mcgee76
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Charles McGee conducted 1976 July 23 and 26, by Marsha Miro, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
De Knight, Avel, 1921-1995
Ghent, Henri, 1926-
Dates:
1968 July 22
Size:
43 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.deknig68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Avel De Knight conducted 1968, by Henri Ghent, for the Archives of American Art.

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
1998
Size:
1.25 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-006
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition of sculpture and installation art featuring eight women artists, the show sought to decode the social imagery of black women's representation and experiences. Curated by Deborah Willis, the exhibit was organized by the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture and held at the Smithsonian Arts and Industries Building, South Gallery from April 13, 1998 to September 30, 1998. Artist featured included: Denise Ward Brown, Beverly Buchanan, Carole Byard, Rashida Ferndinand, Kira Lynn Harris, Valerie Maynard, and Renée Stout, and Eve Sandler.

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Creators:
Boyd-Snee, Rancy
Dates:
c1985
Size:
2 Items (Master: 1 videocassette (14 min.) : sd., col. ; 3/4 in; reference copy: 1 videocasette (14 min.) (VHS) ; sd., col. ; 1/2 in)
Reference copy: 1 videocasette (14 min.) (VHS) ; sd., col. ; 1/2 in
Collection ID:
AAA.boydranc
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A documentary about David Butler written, edited and produced by Rancy Boyd-Snee in 1985. Boyd-Snee discusses the similarities between African figural and black American sculpture; Butler's methods and materials; his imagery; and how his life changed as a result of media exposure. The video also includes comments by Nick Spitzer of the Louisiana Fo...

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Creators:
Rhoden, John (John W), 1918-
Ghent, Henri, 1926-
Dates:
1968 July 21
Size:
67 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.rhoden68
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of John W. Rhoden conducted 1968 July 21, by Henri Ghent, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937
Dates:
1860s-1978
bulk 1890-1937
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.tannhenr
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the expatriate African American painter Henry Ossawa Tanner measure 2.3 linear feet and date from the 1860s to 1978, with the bulk of the material dating from 1890 to 1937. Found in the papers are scattered biographical, family, and legal materials; twenty-seven folders of correspondence with family, friends, patrons, and galleries; writings and notes by Tanner and others; a small amount of printed material; numerous photographs of Tanner, his studio in Paris and home in Trepied, Normandy, his family, friends, fellow artists, and his artwork. Additional photographs include a circa 1890 shot of Tanner with fellow students at the Académie Julian and another depicting Tanner with members of the American Art Club in Paris, circa 1900. Also found are a few sketches and drawings.

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Creators:
Stokes, Will
Lindsey, Jack
Dates:
1990 June 20
Size:
38 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.stokes90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Will Stokes conducted 1990 June 20, by Jack Lindsey, for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project.

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