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Creators:
D'Rivera, Paquito, 1948-
Dates:
1988-2000
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0891
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of three music manuscripts created by Cuban-born musician and composer Paquito D'Rivera and a photograph.

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Creators:
Simonson, Frank
See, Wayne
Dates:
1911-1913, undated
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1318
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Theater plat book used at the Philadelphia Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania showing stage plats for various productions.

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Creators:
Cron, Rosalind
International Sweethearts of Rhythm
Piney Woods School
Moon, Dixie Hardy
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Dates:
1933-2010
bulk 1939-1946
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1218
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The International Sweethearts of Rhythm Collection focuses on the all-female, racially and ethnically diverse big band group that started in 1937 and disbanded in 1949. The collection contains news clippings, photographs, correspondence, ephemera from USO travels, and newsletters. Also included are books related to the group, as well as a tribute CD and a 33 rpm vinyl sound recording.

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Dates:
1989-1991
Size:
58 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2003-006
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Portrait images and domestic scenes from Mauritania of Halpoular, Moor and Wolof peoples, mostly women; some children and men. All the images are captioned by the photographer and include the subjects names as well as the region, date and activity. The more noteworthy images include Moor women preparing wool for weaving (nos. 37, 38, 39), girls playing a game of "golorgal" with playing board clearly visible (no. 34), and a wooden tablet with verses from the Koran (no. 19). As a documentary photographer, Ms. Goodsmith focuses predominantly on the lives of women and children in developing countries. Her images—chiefly from North and West Africa, Egypt and India—are on file with the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef), The Image Works, and Johns Hopkins Photoshare, and her portraits from a series done in Kashmir are in the photographic collection of the Brooklyn Museum. All of the images of this photographic collection are originals. Ms. Goodsmith works chiefly with Communication for Change, a New York-based nonprofit organization that has developed participatory video projects in collaboration with community groups.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Assistant Secretary for Public Service
Dates:
1965-1969
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-116
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records relating to the Intertoys Multiexpo (the first international multiple museum exhibition of toys, play materials, and learning aids) of 1971, compiled by William W. Warner, Assistant Secretary for Public Service. It was a joint venture between the Smithsonian Institution, the Art Gallery of Ontario, UNICEF, ...

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Creators:
Morey, Robert
Dates:
1938
Size:
1 Item (game (51 playing cards, 2 informational cards, 1 instruction sheet), paper, col., 9 x 6 cm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.morerobe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A card game designed by social scientist Robert Morey created to teach socialism to Americans in the 1930s. Artists Rockwell Kent, Peggy Bacon, Esther Vance, William Gropper, and George Schreiber designed the deck of cards. There are two special cards, Honesty and Kindness and five suits consisting of six numbered cards and four face cards represen...

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Creators:
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-1981
Dates:
1937-1980
Size:
0.3 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.boloilya
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, exhibition catalogs, printed materials, writings, photograph and plays.

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Creators:
Green, Paul, 1894-1981
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1965 July 13
Size:
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recordings: (2 hours), 7 in.)
24 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.green65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Paul Eliot Green conducted 1965 July 13, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art. Green speaks of his background and education; early ventures in writing plays; the history of theater in the South; the Federal Theater Project in the South; writing plays for the Project; the Project's legacy, and his feelings about governme...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
McTiernan, Charles A.
Dates:
1929-1931
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (2 boxes, 7 volumes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0202
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbooks include press clippings, mainly photographs of major league baseball players; pamphlets, including playing records of individual players; and a few loose newspaper clippings. Many newspaper photograph clippings of well-known players of the period include posed head and full-length portraits as well as numerous action pictures of batters,...

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Creators:
Allison, Edwin Henry, 1847-1919
Dates:
1903
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1754
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes "Games played by Indian children," Autograph document signed 3 pages with 1 sketch; "How Sioux Indians receive their names," Autograph document signed 12 pages; "Thunder's Slaughter," a myth, Autograph document signed 5 pages; "One good Indian and one bad one," Autograph document signed (Dated 1903) 11 pages; "Maternity and midwifery among...

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