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Dates:
between 1958-1972
Size:
178 slides (photographs) (color)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2003-003
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken by Allan L. Pitcher, a Foreign Service officer working and traveling in Nigeria, Cameroon, Liberia, Ghana and Upper Volta. Images include individual and group portraits of men, women and children, leaders and village elders. There are numerous images of markets to include close-ups of market stalls and street views. Also included are images of rites, ceremonies and various dance performances in Liberia, among the boys about to enter the initiation camp, women of Sande society and dances performed in conjunction with government ceremonies. Another focus of the photography are industry and economic activities. Slides show rubber production in Firestone Rubber plantation (Liberia), mining and dam construction. Among the most important images are architectural shots, which include African residences as well as official buildings. Pitcher also photographed the Esso station with the screens by Adebisi Akanji and a shrine in Oshogbo.

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Creators:
Rathbone, Perry Townsend, 1911-2000
Dates:
[ca. 1959-1997]
Size:
2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.rathpert
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Records kept by Perry Rathbone pertaining to the lawsuits and counter suits over the multi-million dollar estate of Mathilde Beckmann, widow of the painter Max Beckmann. Included are: documents of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, the New York Surrogate's Court, and a State Court in Florida; correspondence, various wills and codicils to wills o...

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Creators:
McBain, Emmett
Dates:
1971 - 1976
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0192
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains examples of advertisements done by McBain for McDonald, Malboro, and a Chicago Arts Festival entitled "Black Folk Us." The nine posters in the collection date from 1971 to 1976.

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Creators:
Geske, Norman A.
Pribble, Easton, 1917-
Dates:
1955
Size:
3 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.gesknorm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Pribble initially requests a recommendation from Geske for a Huntington Hartford Foundation fellowship, to which Geske responds favorably, though requiring additional information. In the final letter Pribble relates that he has rethought the entire matter because of the antipathy recently expressed by Huntington Hartford towards modern artists.

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Creators:
Rashad, Johari
Dates:
circa 1974-2003
Size:
2 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-028
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1974-2003, contains approximately 120 playbills and programs relating to black theater in Washingon D.C., including memorabilia from Arena Stage and the Kennedy Center. One playbill bears the autograph of Debbie Allen. Also present are magazines, newspaper clippings, posters, photographs of community events and 23 record albums. The albums include performances by Richard Pryor and various soul and R&B singers.

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Creators:
Claremont Graduate University School of Arts and Humanities
Dates:
2012
Size:
8 Items (sound discs, digital)
1 Item (computer disc)
Collection ID:
AAA.clargrau
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Seven interviews with artists and professors conducted by Jill Thayer for the oral history project, "In Their Own Words: Oral Histories of CGU Art, Claremont Graduate University School of Arts and Humanities, 2012." Interviewees include John Frame, Roland Reiss, Connie Zehr, Ted Kerzie, Michael Brewster, Karl Benjamin, and Mowry Baden. Also include...

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Creators:
American Art Association
Dates:
circa 1853-1929
bulk 1885-1922
Size:
27.8 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.amerarta
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The American Art Association records measure 27.8 linear feet and date from circa 1853-1929, with the bulk of the material dating from circa 1885-1922. The records include auction and sales files, general financial and legal files, inventory and stock records, client files, printed materials, photographic materials, artwork, and the personal papers of founder Thomas Ellis Kirby.

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Creators:
Ascher, Mary G. (Mary Goldman), b. 1900
Dates:
1943-1980
Size:
1.8 Linear feet ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.aschmary
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Biographical data; correspondence, photographs, printed material; writings; financial records; and guest books.

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Creators:
Webster, E. Ambrose (Edwin Ambrose), 1869-1935
Dates:
1821-1968
Size:
2.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.webse
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of painter and educator Edwin Ambrose Webster measure 2.2 linear feet and date from 1821 to 1968. Found within the papers are biographical material; business and personal correspondence; writings; teaching and research files, including information on Webster's participation in the 1913 Armory show; printed material; artwork; and photographic materials of Webster, his family and friends, and his work.

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Creators:
Lam, Jennett, 1911-
Dates:
1954-1980
Size:
0.6 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.lamjennp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with friends, 1962-1971; letters sent by Lam from Europe to Collette Roberts and other friends; biographical material; Lam's senior research project, Yale School of Fine Arts, Dept. of Design, 1954, entitled: Evolution of Collage,"; exhibition catalogs and announcements; clippings, 1974-1980; and photographs of Lam, Lam at work, and ...

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