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Creators:
Cotton Museum (Memphis, Tennessee)
National Cotton Council
Dates:
1939-1994
Size:
38 Cubic feet (90 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1176
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Maid of Cotton (MOC) beauty pageant was sponsored by the National Cotton Council, Memphis Cotton Carnival, and the Cotton Exchanges of Memphis, New York, and New Orleans from 1939-1993. The contest was held annually in Memphis, Tennessee until the National Cotton Council and Cotton Council International moved to Dallas, Texas. Beginning with the 1985 pageant (held December 1984) the competition was held in Dallas. The pageant was discontinued in 1993 due to lack of funds, a sponsor, and changes in marketing strategies. The records include files on contestants, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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Creators:
Kushner, Robert, 1949-
Dates:
1967-2011
Size:
4.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kushrobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of the artist Robert Kushner measure 4.6 linear feet and date from 1967 to 2011. The collection documents primarily the early career of Robert Kushner through performance videos and other media artworks, correspondence, notes, lab records, inventories, an exhibition proposal, and subject files regarding critic Amy Goldin.

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Creators:
Steir, Pat, 1940-
Richards, Judith Olch
Dates:
2008 March 1-2
Size:
92 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.steir08
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Pat Steir conducted 2008 March 1-2, by Judith Olch Richards, for the Archives of American Art, at Steir's home, in New York, N.Y.

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Creators:
Bagby, Robert, d. 1972
Dates:
1919 - 1970
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1185
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Robert Bagby was a professional photographer and professor of photography at Rochester Institute of Technology. These slides depict the photographer himself, models, monuments in the Washington, DC area, and countryside scenes.

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Creators:
Staples, Mary Ann.
Dates:
[circa 1902]
Size:
1 Volume (27 leaves , all ill. (some col.), 35 cm.)
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.MSS001774B
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

Scrapbook containing images (mostly color lithographs) excised from contemporary greeting cards, periodicals, trade cards, advertisements, and other kinds of ephemera. Images are mounted on both sides of the leaves.

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Creators:
Desow-Fishbein, Lillian, 1921-2004
Levin, Blossom
Dates:
1984 Aug. 8
Size:
2 Sound cassettes
76 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.desolill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Lillian Desow-Fishbein conducted by Blossom Levin. Desow-Fishbein speaks of her childhood in Detroit; her early studies in fashion design; attending Cranbrook Academy of Art; Judaic themes in her early work; moving to Chicago; how Chicago has influenced her and her work;

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Creators:
H. Wunderlich & Company
Dates:
1879-1915
Size:
2 Linear feet ((23 v.))
Collection ID:
AAA.hwundcom
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Twenty-two stock inventory books providing information on the types and sales of art handled by H. Wunderlich & Company, and one volume, 1915, of its successor, Kennedy & Company. Also included is a consignment book recording transactions with Gustav Lauser, C.W. Kraushaar, Francis Seymour Hayden, Albert Rosenthal, and others.

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Creators:
Chamberlain, Samuel, 1895-1975
Dates:
1908-1971
Size:
13 Linear feet ((partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.chamsamu
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Personal and business correspondence; photographs; etchings; drawings; sketches; writings; biographical material; and clippings.

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Creators:
Varden, John
Dates:
1829-1863
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7063
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These papers consist of a few pieces of incoming and outgoing correspondence, a daybook of the Washington City Museum from 1829 to 1841, a journal containing a listing of artifacts collected by the Museum, 1837-1841, a catalog of collections housed in the National Gallery of the Patent Office as of 1852, and Varden's diary, 1857-1863.

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Creators:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Exhibitions
Dates:
circa 1998-2006
Size:
0.21 cu. ft. (5 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
Accession 09-206
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of drawings documenting the design of exhibitions. Exhibitions documented in this accession include Opulent Eye of Alexander Girard; Masterpieces from the Vitra Design Museum: Furnishing the Modern Era; Unlimited by Design; Rooms with a View: Landscape and Wallpaper; Aluminum By Design: From Jewelry to Jets; New Ho...

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