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Andrew and Martha Ruch photographs
Creators:
Ruch Family
Dates:
between 1922-1925
Size:
326 Photographic prints (dupe prints, 8 x 10 in. )
211 Photographic prints ((1 vol.) + papers., black & white, 8 x 13 cm. or smaller.)
115 Lantern slides (hand colored, 6 x 9 cm.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.1991-013
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographs taken and lantern slides collected by Andrew and Martha Ruch to document their experiences as missionaries in Africa during the 1920s. The photographs document Andrew and Martha Ruch's missionary work and their activities among the Kikuyu people. Places shown include Cairo, Egypt; the Mediterranean Sea; a beach in Mombasa, Kenya; Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania; Port Said, Egypt and the Suez Canal. Activities depicted include building houses, carrying loads such as grass (for thatching), luggage, water and wood; cooking; drying skins; grinding millet; pounding sugar cane and selling items from boats to ship passagers. Ceremonies included are baptisms and church ceremonies. Portraits of people include Christian converts; chiefs, children; families; Muhia, Ruchs' assistant; the Ruches; and warriors. Many of the portraits document African clothing, ornaments, scarification and weapons. Architectural images include building materials, grain bins, houses (including Ruch's home), mosques, museums in Cairo, pyramids, railroads, temples in Egypt and villages. Boats, motorcycles and ships are also pictured. Nature scenes of landscapes and animals vary greatly and include mountains, trails, rivers, vegetation, waterfalls as well as birds, camels, cattle, donkeys, lizards and a lion.

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Lucinda Bunnen photographs of Nellie Mae Rowe
Creators:
Bunnen, Lucinda
Dates:
1971-circa 1985
Size:
10 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.bunnluci
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Lucinda Bunnen photographs of Nellie Mae Rowe measure 0.1 linear feet and date from 1971 to circa 1985. Included are nine photographs of African American folk artist Nellie Mae Rowe, dolls she created, and her home in Atlanta, Georgia. Bunnen took the photos of Rowe in 1971. Also included in the collection is a copy of Bunnen's resume.

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Oral history interview with Ted Muehling
Creators:
Muehling, Ted
Milosch, Jane
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2007 November 17-18
Size:
109 Pages (Transcript)
5 Items (Sound recording: 5 sound files (4 hr., 38 min.), digital, wav)
Collection ID:
AAA.muehli07
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Ted Muehling conducted 2007 November 17-18, by Jane Milosch, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at Muehling's studio, in New York, New York.

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Oral history interview with Marvin Lipofsky
Creators:
Lipofsky, Marvin, 1938-2016
Karlstrom, Paul J.
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America
Dates:
2003 July 30-August 5
Size:
103 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.lipofs03
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview of Marvin Lipofsky conducted 2003 July 30-August 5, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Berkeley, California.

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Herman T. Radin letters
Creators:
Radin, Herman T. (Herman Theodore), b. 1878
Dates:
1911-1944
Size:
100 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.radiherm
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters to Radin from painters, etchers, mezzotinters, wood engravers, lithographers and book-plate designers, primarily from England, but also from Wales, Germany, Austria, Belgium and the U.S.

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Admiral Alfred M. Pride Papers
Creators:
Pride, Alfred Melville, 1897-1988
Dates:
[ca. 1910s-1970s]
Size:
6.54 Cubic feet ((6 records center boxes))
Collection ID:
NASM.1997.0010
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

This collection consists of the following types of material relating to Pride's illustrious naval aviation career: correspondence, photographs: official documents, such as Naval orders newsclippings; and certificates.

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Oral history interview with Marianna Pineda
Creators:
Pineda, Marianna, 1925-1996
Brown, Robert F.
Dates:
1977 May 26-June 14
Size:
1 Item (tape reel (2 hr., 7 min.))
51 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.pineda77
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Interview of Marianna Pineda, conducted by Robert Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Brookline, Massachusetts, on June 14 and May 26, 1977.

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Photographs relating to Native Americans and buildings
Dates:
undated
Size:
49 Prints (albumen and silver gelatin)
5 Copy prints
3 Prints (collotype)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.66F
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs of various subjects, including portraits of Native Americans made from negatives by the Bureau of American Ethnology and United States National Museum. Depicted individuals include Lamar Richards (also known as Ostin, Tonkawa) and Grant Richards (also known as Sentele, Tonkawa); Turning Hawk, Crow Dog, Spot Tail, Red Leaf, and …

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Orville and Wilbur Wright Memorabilia Collection
Dates:
1906-1948
bulk 1907-1928
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet ((1 box))
Collection ID:
NASM.XXXX.0079
Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives

The collection contains letters, telegrams, brochures, photographs and miscellaneous ephemera pertaining to Orville and Wilbur Wright. Included with the correspondence are letters written to William J. Hammer, who was an aeronautical pioneer and associated with the Wright Brothers, as well as other individuals including C. R. Peterkin. Additional items are …

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Silas H. Woodard Papers
Creators:
Woodard, Silas H., 1870-1961
Dates:
1899-1932
Size:
1 Cubic foot (3 boxes, 3 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1038
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The papers of Silas H. Woodard include the Isthmian Canal Commission Report containing text, maps, profiles, and plates, 1899-1901; photograph albums on the East River Tunnel, 1904-1908; reports on the regulation of the levels of the Great Lakes, 1910-1914; and reports dealing with the development of hydroelectric power on the St. Lawrence River …

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