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Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Photographic History
Rosenthal, Joseph
Faber, John (photographer)
National Press Photographers Association
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Dates:
1957-1968
Size:
28 Sound tape reels (1/4"audio tapes, open reel)
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0620
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes conversations with significant photographers and their experiences documenting historic events. Some of the material is associated with John Faber's book, "Great Moments in News Photography" (New York: T. Nelson, 1960). Includes Faber's interview with photographer Joe Rosenthal about his famed Iwo Jima photograph.

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Creators:
Leavitt, William, 1941-
Leddy, Annette
Dates:
2021 May 7 and 2021 May 11
Size:
3 Memory cards (9 sound files (3 hrs., 54 min.), digital, wav )
Collection ID:
AAA.leavit21
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with William Weller Leavitt conducted 2021 May 7 and 2021 May 11, by Annette C. Leddy for the Archives of American Art, at Leddy's home in Los Angeles, California.

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Creators:
Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
circa 1973-circa mid-1980s
Size:
1,615 color slides (color, 35 mm)
circa 400 Photographic prints (3 x 5 inches, 5 x 7 inches)
1 box manuscripts (document genre)
52 Cassettes (Audiocassettes- music, lectures, field records, interviews)
1 Videocassette
1 cd-r (CD-ROM)
1 Notebook
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-015
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

This collection contains a variety of materials including (1,615) 35 mm color slides, circa 400 photographic prints, 1 box of manuscript materials, 1 notebook, 52 audio and 1 video cassettes, and 1 CD-ROM. Many of the slides and photographs were taken during Houlberg's field work in Nigeria (1973-1975) and depict Ibeji figures, wood carvings, Egungun masquerades and masks, twins, portraits, hairstyles, festivals, shrines, textiles, and peoples including the Yoruba, Ekoi, Ibibio, and Ogoni. The audiocassettes consist of lectures, music, field records, and interviews.

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Creators:
Houlberg, Marilyn
Dates:
1970s - circa 2012
Size:
267 color negatives (35mm)
8 Cassettes
19 videocassettes (video 8)
4,011 color slides (35mm)
3,012 Photographic prints (color, 12 x 16 inches or smaller)
27 sound disk cd-r
12 videodiscs (dvd)
1 Reel (Super8)
30 Notebooks (field notes)
0.5 Linear feet (mixed materials; lecture/research files and correspondence)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2015-016
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

The Marilyn Houlberg Haiti Collection includes negatives, audio cassettes, video reels, prints, CDs, DVDs, field books, and manuscript materials, including lecture/research files and correspondence, which were created from the 1970s to circa 2012 by Houlberg and focus on the arts and culture of Haiti, especially those of the Afro-Caribbean religion of Voudou.

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Creators:
Booth, Henry, 1895-1969
Dates:
1942 - 1974
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0726
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers document Henry Booth's invention, use, and marketing of the PhotoMetriC custom tailoring system.

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Creators:
Mearns, Edgar Alexander, 1856-1916
Mindeleff, Cosmos, 1863-
Daniels, Stewart
Dates:
ca. 1890
Size:
1 Volume
64 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS7438
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

The bound volume is a catalog of archeological and ethnological collections made on Clear Creek, Beaver Creek, Verde River, Fossil Creek, Oak Creek, and Salt River in Arizona. Included are Mearns's numbers, names, dimensions, and other descriptivive material, locations, and dates of findings (between 1884-1887). There is also a summary list of ston...

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Creators:
Acebes, Hector R.
Dates:
1949-1953
Size:
206 photographic prints ((2 boxes), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
130 slides (photographs) ((1 vol), color)
23 photographic prints ((1 box), black & white, 8 x 10 in.)
Collection ID:
EEPA.2000-009
Repository:
Eliot Elisofon Photographic Archives, National Museum of African Art

Photographic images taken by Hector R. Acebes from 1949 to 1953 throughout many countries to include Mali, Tanzania and Morocco.

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Creators:
Mood, Martha, 1908-1972
Dates:
1965-1985
Size:
0.2 Linear feet ((on 2 partial microfilm reels))
Collection ID:
AAA.moodmart
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters; photographs; printed material; and miscellany.

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Creators:
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965
Dates:
1939-1958
Size:
19 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.sheechls
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters assembled from various sources written by Charles Sheeler. Included are four letters and a postcard to Dr. Helen W. Boignon, a collector and owner of a Sheeler painting; four, 1957-58, to George M. Craven, a graduate student in art history; and ten, 1939-1957 and undated, to the poet William Carlos Williams, a friend of Sheeler.

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Creators:
Reinsel, Walter, 1905-1979
Dates:
1941-1972
Size:
0.1 Linear feet ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.reinwalt
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Letters to Reinsel from Morris Blackburn, Charles Coiner, and Abraham Rattner. Letters from Blackburn discuss illustration, photography and his activities. Letters from Coiner discuss his painting, and Rattner's letters describe his work, including a stained glass project for Container Corporation.

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