Query: music
Oral history interview with Izler Solomon
Creators:
Solomon, Izler, 1910-1987
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1964 June 24
Size:
22 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.solomo64
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Izler Solomon conducted 1964 June 24, by Richard Doud for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.

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MS 1219-b Letter to Professor Baird, Secretary Smithsonian Institution, from E. A. Barber, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, April 19, 1882
Creators:
Hoffman, Walter James, 1846-1899
Barber, Edwin Atlee, 1851-1916
Baird, Spencer Fullerton, 1823-1887
Mason, Otis Tufton, 1838-1908
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Dates:
May 5, 1882
Size:
10 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS1219B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Encloses a "circular" which he has prepared, consisting of a series of 94 questions, for the purpose of facilitating the collection of material for a study of native North American music. Letters of comment by O. T. Mason and Professor Baird, indicating they feel the circular too elaborate for use by …

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Oral history interview with Hilton Rufty
Creators:
Rufty, Hilton
Doud, Richard Keith
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
Dates:
1963 November 16
Size:
13 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.rufty63
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Hilton Rufty conducted 1963 November 16, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.

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Oral history interview with Martin Friedman
Creators:
Friedman, Martin, 1896-1980
Seckler, Dorothy Gees, 1910-1994
Dates:
1965 Sept. 3-Sept. 5
Size:
2 Sound tape reels (Sound recording, 5 in.)
27 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.friedmm65
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Martin Friedman in Provincetown, Mass. conducted 1965 Sept. 3-Sept. 5, by Dorothy Seckler, for the Archives of American Art.

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Archives Center Ethnic Imagery Collection
Dates:
1889 and undated
Size:
0.05 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1138
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Advertising, postcards, trade cards, and stereographs, depicting African Americans in stereotypical or demeaning ways.

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John Cohen films
Creators:
Cohen, John, 1932-2019
Dates:
1963-1992
Size:
Film reels (black-and-white color sound; 17,136 feet, 16mm)
4 Videodiscs (DVD)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1993.20
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of edited films by John Cohen of music and crafts in the United States, Peru, Greece, and Scotland. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its …

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MS 7212 Documents concerning donations from Mary E. Maxwell
Creators:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology
Maxwell, Mary E.
Krieger, Herbert W. (Herbert William), 1889-1970
Collins, Henry B. (Henry Bascom), 1899-1987
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Dates:
1929-1943
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7212
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes letters, lists, memoranda, and notes written by Herbert William Krieger, Mary E. Maxwell, Alexander Wetmore, Henry Bascom Collins, Jr. Miss Maxwell's collection includes mainly jewelry and medals and musical instruments as well as a miscellany of other items.

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MS 7136 Ica slides and related material
Creators:
Billipp, Jim
Dates:
ca. 1976-77
Size:
88 Pages
1 Cassette
195 Slides
1 Item (sound recording disc )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7136
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The slides show various aspects of Ica life and homeland, especially their clothing. The textual data provide notes for the slides. The videotape is a copy of "Comisario Faustino," for which Billipp was assisted by Bob Harris, who operated one of the cameras and carried out some of the editing …

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J. Bond Francisco papers
Creators:
Francisco, J. Bond (John Bond), 1863-1931
Dates:
1880-1957
Size:
0.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.franj
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings, including handwritten anecdotes of Francisco's life in Berlin in 1890, an evening at Cafe des Arts in Paris, his service on a coroner's jury in Los Angeles in 1919, early concerts by Adelina Patti, and an essay on music and painting; a 121 p. photo album, "Arizona Notes in Picture by and …

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Productions
Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
2000-2002, 2009
Size:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-256
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audiovisual materials created during the production of "People and Pianos: 300 Years" and "Piano Grand!," both of which celebrated the 300th anniversary of the piano. The documentary "People and Pianos: 300 Years" was filmed in various locations across Europe, the United States and in Japan, and featured experts and …

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