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Williams, Claude, 1908-2004
Fouse-Williams, Blanche Y.
Dates:
1920-2005
Size:
1 electronic_discs_cd
13 Cassette tapes
4.66 Cubic feet (14 boxes, 3 map- folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0909
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business and personal papers, photographs, and audio recordings of Claude "Fiddler" Williams, an award-winning jazz fiddler. Although Williams played music for almost a century the materials in this collection date largely from 1970 to 2005.

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Creators:
Carter, Benny, 1907-2003
Dates:
1928-2000
Size:
67.5 Cubic feet (182 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0757
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The majority of the material in the Benny Carter Collection is dated from the late 1920s through the later half of the 1990s. Donated to the Smithsonian Institution in December, 2000, the bulk of the collection is comprised of original music manuscripts (full scores and parts), band books, and published sheet music from Benny Carter's prolific care...

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Creators:
Antonakos, Stephen, 1926-2013
Cummings, Paul
Dates:
1975 May 9
Size:
125 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.antona75
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Stephen Antonakos conducted 1975 May 9, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Tanning, Dorothea, 1910-2012
Shikler, Barbara
Dates:
1990 July 11-November 5
Size:
191 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.tannin90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Dorothea Tanning conducted 1990 July 11-November 5, by Barbara Shikler, for the Archives of American Art. Tanning discusses life in Illinois, New York, Arizona, and France. She recalls artists Max Ernst, Andre Breton, Julien Levy, George Balanchine, Yves Tanguy, and Kay Sage.

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Creators:
Murch, Walter
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1967 June 6
Size:
19 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.murch67
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Walter Murch conducted 1967 June 6, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art. Murch speaks of his family background and youth in Canada; studying at the Art Students League; studying with Arshile Gorky; the philosophy behind his work; techniques; influences on his work; subject matter of his work; commissions; murals for...

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Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation.
Swanson, Jackie
Swanson, Janese
Dates:
1998
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes,)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0642
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Janese Swanson developed video game software, a website, and an array of toys and gadgets aimed at making technology more accessible to girls. The collection contains approximately six hours of original and reference video footage of Swanson's Innovative Lives Presentation, in which she discussed her background and demonstrated her inventions with her daughter, Jackie. The material also includes a brief interview.

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Creators:
Cheatham, Doc, 1905-1997
Cheatham, Amanda
Dates:
1939-1998
Size:
11 Cubic feet (23 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0814
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers documenting Cheatham's career as a jazz trumpeter. The papers include passports, appointment and address books; photographs, both personal and professional; a transcript of an interview of Cheatham; sheet music, including parts for various instruments; home movies from Cheatham's travels; awards and certificates; printed material including posters, programs, clippings.

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Creators:
Ravnitzky, Michael
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
undated
Size:
1 Cubic foot (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0483A
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Postcards, arranged by geographical area or by the subjects. Collection includes two boxes of "GoCards" (freely distributed commercial postcards) as well.

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Creators:
Bryson, Bernarda
Kirwin, Liza
Dates:
1983 April 29
Size:
37 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.shahn83
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Bernarda Bryson conducted 1983 April 29, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Tafel, Edgar
Rifkind, Carole
Dates:
1990 May 16-July 24
Size:
128 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.tafel90
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Edgar Tafel conducted 1990 May 16-July 24, by Carol Rifkind, for the Archives of American Art.

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