Query: Johnson, Ben
Oral history interview with Sonia Allen
Creators:
Allen, Sonia, d. 1984 or 5
Cloudman, Ruth Howard, 1948-
Dates:
1984 September 15
Size:
14 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.allen84
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Sonia Allen conducted 1984 September 15, by Ruth Howard Cloudman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.

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Oral history interview with Maurice Roth
Creators:
Roth, Maurice, 1892-1983
Cloudman, Ruth Howard, 1948-
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
Dates:
1984 September 15
Size:
18 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.roth84
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Maurice Roth conducted 1984 September 15, by Ruth Howard Cloudman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project.

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Oral history interview with Sidney Janis
Creators:
Janis, Sidney, 1896-1989
Berman, Avis
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
Dates:
1981 Oct. 15-Nov. 18
Size:
3 Items (sound cassettes, analog.)
32 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.janis81
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Sidney Janis, conducted on October 15 and November 18, 1981, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project, at Janis' gallery, in New York, N.Y. Janis speaks of Mark Rothko life, including those who he was friends with, such as Marcel Duchamp …

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Oral history interview with Esteban Vicente
Creators:
Vicente, Esteban, 1903-2001
Tuchman, Phyllis
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
Dates:
1982 April 6
Size:
18 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.vicent82
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Esteban Vicente conducted 1982 April 6, by Phyllis Tuchman, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.

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Oral history interview with Ed Weinstein
Creators:
Weinstein, Ed
Shikler, Barbara
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
Dates:
1983 June 14
Size:
17 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.weinst83
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ed Weinstein conducted 1983 June 14, by Barbara Shikler, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.

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Aladdin Industries, Inc. Records
Creators:
Johnson, Victor S., Sr., 1882-1943
Johnson, Victor, Jr., 1906-
Aladdin Industries, Inc. (Nashville, Tenn.).
Dates:
1889-2003
Size:
50 Cubic feet (120 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0844
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of approximately 50 cubic feet of material documenting Aladdin Industries Inc., manufacturers of vacuum ware and lunch boxes. The majority of the material dates from 1947 to the 1970s. The strength of the collection is with the lunch box documentation and product development, marketing, and sales records. There is some …

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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Creators:
Basie, Count, 1904-
Smith, Ernie
Webster, Ben
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
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Dates:
1894-1979
Size:
30 Cubic feet (352 film reels , 16 mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.

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Katharine Kuh papers
Creators:
Kuh, Katharine
Dates:
1875-1994
bulk 1930-1994
Size:
12 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.kuhkath
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian, dealer, critic, and curator Katharine Kuh measure 12 linear feet and date from 1875-1994, with the bulk of the material dating from 1930-1994. The collection documents Kuh's career as a pioneer modernist art historian and as the first woman curator of European Art and Sculpture at the Art Institute of Chicago. Found within the papers are biographical material; correspondence with family, friends and colleagues; personal business records; artwork by various artists; a travel journal; writings by Kuh and others; scrapbooks; printed material; photographs of Kuh and others; and audio recordings of Kuh's lectures and of Daniel Catton Rich reading poetry.

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Albert Duveen art reference files
Creators:
Duveen, Albert
Dates:
[ca. 1831-1950]
Size:
5 Microfilm reels
Collection ID:
AAA.duvealbe2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Files on ca. 150 American artists and art subjects, selected from Duveen's art reference files. Included are photographs of paintings in other collections, auction and exhibition catalogs, miscellaneous publications.

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Oral history interview with Aaron Siskind
Creators:
Siskind, Aaron
Shikler, Barbara
Mark Rothko and His Times Oral History Project
Dates:
1982 September 28-October 2
Size:
45 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.siskin82
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Aaron Siskind conducted 1982 September 28-October 2, by Barbara Shikler, for the Archives of American Art's Mark Rothko and His Times oral history project.

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