Burt Brown Barker papers
The microfilmed Burt Brown Barker papers contain Barker's correspondence as director of the Federal Art Project in Portland, Oregon; reports; memoranda; travel vouchers; lists of artists and art projects; minutes of the Oregon Federal Music Project; a typescript of an article, "The Federal Art Center, Salem, Oregon," and other writings …
Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints]
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Printing and Photographic Services
Collection consists of 157 8" x 10" black-and-white photographic copy prints of photographs in Frank Driggs's collection: Duke Ellington and his orchestra. Some copy prints have Smithsonian negative numbers.
Jean Clairmook Radio Scrapbook
One homemade scrapbook documenting the radio career of young Jean Clairmook. The book contains letters, greeting cards, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The creator of the scrapbook is unknown.
MS 3942 Material relating Chippewa Music, Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletins 45 and 53
Richards, J. S., 1854-
(Old Number 3917) 10 sheets of original drawings of the Mid'e and 2 Mid'e diagrams reproduced in Bureau of American Ethnology Bulletin 45. Drawings made for F. Densmore, 1907-1908 and transmitted by her to the Bureau of American Ethnology, August 4, 1937. Also native (?) drawing of noose for catching rabbits described in the bulletin. (Specimen of noose …
This accession consists of the records of Susan Ostroff, Museum Specialist, documenting her exhibition activities in the Division of Cultural History and, prior to joining that Division, as museum specialist in the Collections Support Office at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). Ostroff participated in exhibition planning teams and …
Sarah Vaughan Memorial Program
Mount Zion Baptist Church (Newark (N.J.))
The collection consists of a single memorial program documenting the April 9, 1990 funeral of Sarah Vaughan at the Mount Zion Baptist Church, Newark, New Jersey.
Oral history interview with Emily Mason Kahn
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project
40 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Emily Mason Kahn conducted 1965 Jan. 27, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Minoru Yamasaki interview
1 Sound tape reel (Sound recording, master, 7 in.)
33 Pages (Transcript)
An interview with Minoru Yamasaki conducted by Virginia Harriman.
This accession consists of the records of Niani Kilkenny, former Director of the Program in African American Culture (PAAC), which primarily document the planning for and the activities of the Duke Ellington Youth Project. The project is designed to introduce District of Columbia high school students to the legacy of …
Alberto Vargas papers
The papers of Peruvian born illustrator Alberto Vargas measure 0.8 linear feet and date from 1914 to 1985. The collection is comprised of awards and certificates; beauty pageant judging records; correspondence; a diary from 1915; a notebook and poems; pencil drawings; clippings, magazines, music album covers, and artwork reproductions; and photographs of Vargas, his family, at work related events, and works of art.