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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Telecommunications
Dates:
1978-1979
Size:
6.58 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes) (1 tall document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-180
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of image and sound elements from the documentary "Reunions: Memories of an American Experience." The film focused upon certain "vital oldsters" who represent the creative drive and excellence of the American past. Two 16 mm versions of the documentary were produced in cooperation with the Office of Exhibits Central ...

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Creators:
Rosen, Martha
Dates:
1963-2001
Size:
85 Items (9 folders, 85 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0656
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Movie posters, all except two from the 1990s, representing a wide range of popular films, including both adult and children's films, live action and animated, and studio and independently made films.

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Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
1954-1985
Size:
29.69 cu. ft. (29 record storage boxes) (1 16x20 box)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 402
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This collection documents the development of the Archives of American Art (AAA), chiefly the period since acquisition of AAA by the Smithsonian in 1970, though some records from its earlier history in Detroit and New York are also included. These records contain minutes, files, and correspondence of the Board of Trustees and the Advisory ...

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Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
1985
Size:
1 film reel (25 min.) : sd., col. ; 16 mm. + transcript (47 p.), 1 sound cassette, 1 summary (8 p.)
1 Film reel (Duplicate (25 min.), sd., col., 16 mm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.archiv101
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Motion picture made in cooperation with the Michigan Foundation for the Arts and the support of the Michigan Council for the Arts. The film documents the sculpture project undertaken by David Barr, an invisible tetrahedron spanning the inside of the Earth with the outer four corners just protruding from the crust of the Earth. The visible corners a...

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Creators:
Archives Center, NMAH, SI.
Dates:
1930-1978
Size:
15 Film reels
2 Videocassettes (BetacamSP)
1 Videocassettes (VHS)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0358
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An artificial collection of film and video on various subjects, created for the purpose of controlling the acquisition of single items or small groups of films and videotapes.

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Creators:
Carmichael, Hoagy
Arnaz, Desi, 1917-1986
Mills Brothers.
Calloway, Cab, 1907-
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Dates:
1930s-1940s.
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0775
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

16mm motion picture films, produced in the 1930s and 1940s by various film production companies, documenting performances by jazz and popular music performers, including Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Lena Horne, the Mills Brothers, and Rosemary Clooney, and others listed below.

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Creators:
American Telephone and Telegraph Company
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1942-1978
Size:
39 Items
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0684
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Thirty-nine 16mm films on various subjects relating to telephone systems and communications, such as pole worker safety; party line etiquette; the transition from silent film to sound film; and the application of satellites, lasers and transistors to sound communication.

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Creators:
Henselmann, Caspar, 1933-
Dates:
[1971?]
Size:
1 Film reel ((155 ft.), b&w., si, 16mm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.henscasp
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Film footage of sculptures focusing on their details.

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Creators:
Blower, David, 1901-1976
Dates:
[1928]
Size:
1 Item (film reel (ca. 2 min.), b&w, 16mm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.blowdavi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Footage taken by Blower, who was a student at the John Wicker School of Art, of faculty members including John P. Wicker himself and Sarkis Sarkisian.

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Creators:
Calderwood, Jack
Dates:
c1955
Size:
1 Item (film reel (15 min.), sd., col., 16 mm.)
Collection ID:
AAA.caldjack
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Film shows Knaths fishing, clam digging, mixing paints in his studio, and painting. Shots of Knaths' abstract paintings incorporating Cape Cod scenes and themes are interspersed throughout.

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