Query: Museum of American Folk Art
Videos and slides on Dilmus Hall, Mary T. Smith, and J.B. Murry
Creators:
McWillie, Judith
Dates:
circa 1984-1986
Size:
0.4 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.mcwijudi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The videos and slides on African American folk artists Dilmus Hall, Mary T. Smith, and J.B. Murry measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1984 to 1986. The collection includes recorded interviews conducted by art historian Judith McWillie with the artists about their lives and work, and color slides of Dilmus Hall and Mary T. Smith with their work.

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Gertrude Litto collection
Creators:
Litto, Gertrude
Dates:
1958-1980
bulk 1970-1972
Size:
10 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.021
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian

The Gertrude Litto Collection, located in the Cultural Resource Center of the National Museum of the American Indian, contains the manuscript, notes and images for her book South American Folk Pottery. Her manuscript, notes and photos record the methods and products of Native potters in Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia and Chile.

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Ralph Rinzler Oral History Interview
Creators:
Rinzler, Ralph, interviewee
Dates:
1993
Size:
2 videotapes (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9569
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Institution Archives began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff. Program …

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Jean Ellen Jones research material on Lizzie Wilkerson
Creators:
Jones, Jean Ellen, 1942-
Dates:
1978-1984
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.jonejean
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Jean Ellen Jones research material on African American artist Lizzie Wilkerson measures 0.2 linear feet and date from 1978 to 1984. The collection includes printed material, photographic material, and a video recording, Everything That Grows and Moves: The Art of Lizzie Wilkerson.

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Leslie J. Payne flight log
Creators:
Payne, Leslie J., 1907-1981
Dates:
circa 1950
Size:
0.417 Linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-081
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection is comprised of one imaginery flight log created by folk artist Leslie J. Payne circa 1950. The flight log is disbound and consists of 12 pages containing text, illustrations, black-and-white photographs and color photographs.

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Anthony W. Pendergast Collection
Creators:
Pendergast, Anthony W., 1879-
Dates:
1920s-1970.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0882
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A Fairbury, Illinois, optometrist, Dr. Anthony W. Pendergast, (1879 -?) was a collector, author, antiquarian, dealer, and authority on the subject of cigar store figures. The collection includes correspondence; newspaper clippings on Pendergast and his various folk art collections; a scrapbook of photographs and miscellaneous materials relating to cigar store figures; and a large number of black and white photographs of figures from his personal collection, mostly for use in selling the figures.

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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1977 Festival of American Folklife
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
October 5-10, 1977
Size:
1 Cubic foot (approximate)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1977
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

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.

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Jermayne MacAgy papers
Creators:
MacAgy, Jermayne, 1914-1964
Dates:
1952-1959
Size:
8 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.macajerm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Six director's statements and a report to the board of the Contemporary Arts Association by MacAgy, 1952-1959 and a preface, table of contents, and a list of illustrations for MacAgy's dissertation, THE FOLK ART OF THE WESTERN RESERVE, Western Reserve University, 1939.

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Ruth Bowman papers
Creators:
Bowman, Ruth, 1923-
Dates:
1936-2006
bulk 1963-1999
Size:
26.7 Linear feet
21.99 Gigabytes
Collection ID:
AAA.bowmruth2
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of art historian and museum educator Ruth Bowman are dated 1936-2006, bulk 1963-1999, and measure 26.7 linear feet and 21.99 GB. Professional correspondence and subject files document Bowman's relationships with colleagues and reflect her interests, activities including curatorial work, and accomplishments as a museum educator. Writings and related research materials include her thesis,"Thomas Pollock Anshutz, 1851-1912" (M.A., Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, 1971), and unfinished projects. Also found are interviews conducted by Bowman with a wide range of individuals for a variety of purposes.

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Joseph E. Furey interview
Creators:
Furey, Joseph E., 1906-
Millstein, Barbara Head
Dates:
1989 April
Size:
43 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.furejose
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Joseph Furey conducted by Barbara Head Millstein. Furey speaks of his family background and education; his work as a laborer on the Golden Gate Bridge and the George Washington Bridge; his wife Lillian Flemming and their children; the evolution of his decorated apartment at 447 16th Street in Brooklyn; his …

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