Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1997 Festival of American Folklife
The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smithsonian Folklife Festival records.
Joseph H. Hirshhorn Papers
This accession consists of papers of Joseph H. Hirshhorn. Joseph Hirshhorn was born in Latvia in 1899 and immigrated to the United States in 1905 with his mother and siblings. At twelve, Mr. Hirshhorn left school to sell newspapers and by fourteen he was working in the firm that would later become …
Frank A. Taylor Papers
Frank A. Taylor (1903-2007) was a Curator of Engineering and Industries and an administrator at the Smithsonian. He was born in 1903 in Washington, D.C., where he grew up. Taylor began his career at the Smithsonian in 1922 as a Laboratory Apprentice in the Division of Mechanical Technology of the United States National …
Arthur Cumming sketchbook
One sketchbook containing drawings of flowers, insects and wallpaper designs.
Vladimir Kozak Photographs
99 Black and white photographic prints by Vladimir Kozak primarily depicting indigenous Brazilians, but also including views of the countryside and a village. Kozák annotated many of the prints on verso.
William W. Jones Family Scrapbook
The scrapbook contains approximately sixty-three items dealing mainly with small town matters in Wales. Among them are: a printed page (dated July 1885) soliciting for subscriptions to restock the trout in the Blaenau Festiniog area; a four page printed pamphlet (1884) published by the Conservatives, enumerating the Corrupt Practices, Illegal Practices and …
Juanita Tamayo Lott Filipino American Photographs
Collection consists mostly of photographs of a Filipino American family in San Francisco, primarily in the 1950s and 1960s documenting family gatherings, vacations, and church and school events. Also includes photographs of residents of the International Hotel in San Francisco where many older low income Filipino immigrants lived.
Frank Espada Photographs
Espada, Frank, 1930-
Collection consists of photographic materials taken by Frank Espada, mostly images from the Puerto Rican Diaspora Documentary Project, which documents these communities across the Unites States. In addition, there are materials relating to his earlier work documenting civil rights activities and HIV/AIDS awareness, also in the United States during the 1960s, 1970s, and 1980s.
Schneider-Gabriel Galleries records
The Schneider-Gabriel Galleries records measure 0.9 linear feet and date from 1918 to 1953. The collection is comprised mostly of photographs of paintings that span the European and American continent, dating from the 13th century to the mid-20th century. The collection also includes correspondence relating to the sale, conservation, and legitimacy of the New York gallery's artwork; a folder of papers concerning the immigration of artist Grigory Gluckmann and his wife, Anna, to the United States in 1941; financial records comprised of scant bills, checks, and statements; the catalog draft from a Walter Pach exhibition; and correspondence, printed material, and provenance records concerning portraits of George Washington by Gilbert Stuart.