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Creators:
Faul, Jan, 1945-
Dates:
1994
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0526
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs taken under a grant from the Graham Foundation to document disappearing family farms in Waukesha County, Wisconsin. This project shows the urbanization of this mostly rural county in central Wisconsin located between Chicago, Milwaukee, and Madison. Welsh men and women came to Waukesha County in the 1840s and became part of America's dairy history. After five or six generations, many of these farms are still family owned. Today's farms are threatened by developers due to rising land prices.

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Creators:
Nordland, Gerald
Larsen, Susan C.
Dates:
2004 May 25-26
Size:
117 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.nordla04
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Gerald Nordland conducted 2004 May 25-26, by Susan C. Larsen, for the Archives of American Art, in Chicago, Ill.

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Creators:
Thomas, Jeff, 1956-
Dates:
1982-1994
Size:
5 Photographic prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.055
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The photographs include an image of Jack Moore, a Pima dancer, with the American flag painted on his face; a portrait of the dancer Kevin Haywahe (Assiniboine) wearing a wolf-hide and feather headdress with beaded sun wheel medallion and beaded appendage, elaborate face painting, pipe bead necklace and elaborately beaded breast ornament; an outdoor view of a young boy posed beside grafitti that reads "Cultural Revolution"; a young man standing in front of a grain elevator and wearing a t-shirt with an image of Christopher Columbus and the caption "Founder of the New World"; and a triptych documenting the urban Onondaga Iroquois experience in Ottawa, Ontario.

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Creators:
Ahlander, Leslie Judd
Dates:
1945-1985
Size:
1.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.ahlalesl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence regarding exhibitions at the Ringling Museum of Art, Sarasota, Florida, 1973-1974, and Ahlander's efforts to build a collection of Latin American art; material relating to the Washington Color School, including a typescript of a statement by Howard Mehring, press releases, clippings, catalogs, an annotated checklist of Morris Louis's...

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Creators:
Ericson, Augustus William
Gifford, Benjamin A.
Dates:
ca. 1900
Size:
8 Prints
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4508
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Contents: Catalog Number 4508: Tribe: 1) Hupa Description: Man in "gala dress." Similar to Goddard, U. P. A. I, 1, 1903, Pl. 4 and Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 30, I, page 582. Photographer: [A. W. Ericson, according to cropped print, NH 28002-G] No Date See BAE Negative Number SI 28002-G. 2) Hupa Jumping Dance A. W. Ericson See BAE Negati...

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Creators:
Horter, Earl, 1881-1940
Dates:
1912-1985
Size:
2 Items (partial microfilm reels)
Collection ID:
AAA.hortearl
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters to Horter regarding American Indian artifacts for his collection and to Mrs. Horter from the Pierre Matisse Gallery regarding the sale of paintings from the Horter collection; a note from Arthur B. Carles to Mrs. Horter regarding the Horter memorial exhibition; photographs of Horter, an exhibition, several views of unidentified men, and a s...

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Creators:
Ailey, Alvin
Mitchell, Jack, 1925-
Dates:
1961-2004
Size:
16 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAAHC.A2013.245
Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture

Jack Mitchell (1925- 2013) was an acclaimed photographer who began chronicling the work of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1961. Alvin Ailey (1931- 1989), one of the most influential African American choreographers of modern dance, dedicated himself and his dance company to creating ballets that not only accelerated the careers of young African American dancers, but also stole the attention of national and international audiences in displaying the racial perspective of dance in the African American experience. This collection serves as Mitchell's documentation of the dance company's evolution while capturing the true idiosyncrasies and physicality of movement through still images. Through Alvin Ailey and Jack Mitchell's partnership, they were able to collaborate and produce a unique production of art, fusing the meaning and movements of dance and the techniques of photography.

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National Portrait Gallery. Office of the Director
Dates:
1937-1990
Size:
38 cu. ft. (38 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 426
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The first NPG director, Charles Nagel, was appointed in 1964. Most of the records document the director's efforts to initiate programs to fulfil the second mission of the Gallery: to provide a research center for American biography, iconography, and history. To achieve this objective, Charles Nagel established the Catalogue of American Po...

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Creators:
Shaw, J. Clifford (John Clifford), 1922-1991
Dates:
1933-1993
bulk 1950-1971
Size:
20.5 Cubic feet (59 boxes, 4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0580
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The John Clifford Shaw papers contain reports, research notes, correspondence, memorandum, and diagrams documenting Shaw's development of one of the earliest list processing languages (IPL) and an early interactive, time sharing program, the JOHNNIAC Open Shop System (JOSS). The collection also contains printed material on the RAND Corporation and the evolution of the artificial intelligence and electronic computer industry in the 1950s and 1960s. In addition there is biographical material documenting Shaw's personal interests, family, and academic career.

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Creators:
Anderson, Susanne
Dates:
circa 1970-1980
Size:
4 Prints (silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.83-19
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs made by Susanne Anderson, depicting Dennis Banks, Chippewa cofounder of the American Indian Movement; a Zuni woman; and Northwest Coast people, one an older man carving a totem pole.

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