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Creators:
Wright, Helena, 1946-
Dates:
1934-1946, undated
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0480
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of labels, created by Chicago business Valmor Products Company, for packaging intended to appeal to the African American consumer market dating from 1934-1946.

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Creators:
White, Charles, 1918-1979
Williamson, Mel
Dates:
1956-1961
1956-1961
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.willimel
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Charles W. and Frances White letters and photographs to Melvin and Lorraine Williamson measure 0.2 linear feet and date from 1956 to 1961. The collection includes twenty-eight letters written by Charles and Frances White to Melvin (Mel) and Lorraine Williamson shortly after their arrival in California. Approximately half of the letters are written by Charles, the other half by Frances, and two letters are written jointly. Most are signed from "Chas & Fran." Also included in the collection are photographs that Charles and Frances sent the Williamsons of their home and Charles' studio, and printed material including clippings and exhibition brochures.

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Creators:
Robbins, Warren M.
Dates:
circa 1966
Size:
329 Photographic prints (1 box, 10 folders, black & white, 8 x 10 in. or smaller)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection includes 329 black and white photographic prints, measuring 8 x 10 inches or smaller, that depict African art objects and were published in Warren M. Robbins' book, African Art in American Collections (New York, Washington, London: Praeger, 1966).

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Creators:
Wells, James Lesesne, 1902-1993
Powell, Richard J., 1953-
Reynolds, Jock
Dates:
1989 November 16
Size:
2 Items (sound cassettes)
30 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.wells89
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with James Lesesne Wells conducted 1989 November 16, by Jock Reynolds and Richard Powell, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Anacostia Community Museum. Office of the Director
Dates:
1978, 1986, 1990-2016
Size:
5 cu. ft. (5 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-316
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of subject files documenting the administration of the Anacostia Community Museum (ACM), previously known as the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM), 1967-1987, the Anacostia Museum, 1987-1995, and the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture, 1995-2006, during the tenures of directors S...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of the Secretary
Dates:
2004-2014
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-260
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records documenting the administrative activities of Secretary G. Wayne Clough, with some records dating prior to his tenure. The records document meetings, lectures, awards, employee surveys, agreements, official travel, Board of Regents, exhibitions, fund raising, research, tours, and special events. The records ...

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Dates:
1865–1872
Size:
24 Reels
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.FB.M1908
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

The collection is comprised of digital surrogates previously available on the 24 rolls of microfilm described in the NARA publication M1908. These digital surrogates reproduced the records of the Office of the Disbursing Officer for Missouri, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1872. The records of the disbursing officer are the only field records for Missouri, but they reflect his overall responsibility for freedmen affairs in the state. These records consist of bound volumes and unbound records, containing materials that include letters sent and received, registers of marriages, and other records relating to freedmen's claims and bounty payments.

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Creators:
Amos, Emma, 1937-2020
Dates:
circa 1800-2019
Size:
50 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amosemma
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of African American painter and printmaker, Emma Amos, measure 50.0 linear feet and date from circa 1800-2019. The papers provide a comprehensive account of Amos' life and include biographical material; personal business records; writings, photographs, personal and professional correspondence with artists, curators and collectors; and pr...

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Creators:
Loper, Edward L., 1916-2011
Dates:
1965-1988
Size:
1 Microfilm reel
Collection ID:
AAA.lopeedwa
Repository:
Archives of American Art

This microfilm collection of the papers of African American painter Edward L. Loper consists of biographical information; correspondence, 1974-1987; writings; photographs; and printed material. The writings include typescripts of lectures and articles written by one of Loper's students, which discuss Loper's early life, his teaching methods, and hi...

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Creators:
Ringgold, Faith
Holmes, Doloris
Dates:
1972
Size:
11 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.ringgo72
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Faith Ringgold conducted in 1972, by Doloris Holmes, for the Archives of American Art's "Art World in Turmoil" oral history project.

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