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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2010
Size:
2.7 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.03-056
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

An exhibition documenting the historical journey made by people from Africa to the Americas, along with their language and music. In the 1930s, Lorenzo Dow Turner discovered that the Gullah people of Georgia and South Carolina retained parts of the culture and language of their West African enslaved ancestors. Turner's research produced a living treasury of previously unknown traditions, songs, and folkways that also uncovered and illuminated the connections with West African and Afro-Brazilian communities.

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Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Odell, Scott, 1935-
Dates:
1964-1977
Size:
18 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.ODEL
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The J. Scott Odell folk music collection (1945-2016, inclusive) contains AV recordings, photographs, correspondence, writings, and other materials relating to Odell's career at the Smithsonian as a musical instrument conservator and researcher of American music traditions. The collection largely consists of materials relating to Odell's research trips (often combined with personal visits) throughout the Eastern United States. Research strengths of the collection include the history of the Appalachian dulcimer and banjo, the Smithsonian Folkways project "Black Banjo Songsters," musician and poet Burt Porter, and the Bread and Puppet Theater.

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Creators:
Woody, Howard
Dates:
undated
Size:
5 color postcards
1 Postcard (collotype)
7 Postcards (color halftone)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.92-37
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Postcards, some postmarked, with images of Apache, Hopi, Seminole, Sioux, Minneconjou, and other American Indians. They include images of Apache men at a powwow near a mud house in Yuma, Arizona; the Hopi House at the Grand Canyon; a blanket weaver at Hopi House; a street scene from Pueblo Acoma; a Seminole wedding in Fort Lauderdale, Florida; wom...

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Brown, William J. (William Joseph), 1923-1992
Brown, Jane Brennan, 1931-
Kessler, Jane
Dates:
1991 January 19-March 2
Size:
203 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.brown91
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William J. Brown and his wife Jane Brown conducted 1991 January 19-1991 March 2, by Jane Kessler, for the Archives of American Art.

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Huerta, Benito, 1952-
Cordova, Cary
Recuerdos Orales: Interviews of the Latino Art Community in Texas
Dates:
2004 Feb. 29-Mar. 2
Size:
5 Sound discs (Sound recording, master (5 hrs., 52 min.), digitial, 2 5/8 in.)
84 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.huerta04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Benito Huerta conducted 2004 Feb. 29-Mar. 2, by Cary Cordova, for the Archives of American Art, in Arlington, Tex.

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Guernsey's New York, New York
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967
Dates:
1964
Size:
1 Item (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0903
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The original manuscript for Coltrane's compositionA Love Supreme.

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Creators:
Bassler, James
Dates:
1969-2003
Size:
3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.bassjame
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of fiber artist James Bassler measure 3 linear feet and date from 1969 to 2003. The papers consist of biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, writings, professional files, printed material, and five scrapbooks. Much of the material was assembled by Bassler as supporting documentation for tenure at UCLA.

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Latham, Barbara, 1896-1989
Dates:
1902-1972
Size:
3.5 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 4 reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.lathbarb
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, diaries, writings, business records, art works, printed material, and photographs.

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Halsey, William, 1915-1999
Kirwin, Liza
McCallum, Corrie, 1914-
Dates:
1986 Oct. 27
Size:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recordings)
26 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.halsey86
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of William Halsey and Corrie McCallum conducted 1986 Oct. 27, by Liza Kirwin, for the Archives of American Art.

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Creators:
Bresler, Fleur
Adamson, Glenn
Dates:
2018 April 19
Size:
4 Items (sound files (3 hr., 26 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
74 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.bresle18
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Fleur Bresler conducted 2018 April 19, by Glenn Adamson, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at the Bresler's home in Rockville, Maryland.

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