History of Smithsonian Folklife Oral History Interviews
The Smithsonian Institution Archives (SIA) began its Oral History Program in 1973. The purpose of the program is to supplement the written documentation of the Archives' record and manuscript collections with an Oral History Collection, focusing on the history of the Institution, research by its scholars, and contributions of its staff …
Selected Federal Art Project of the Work Projects Administration records from the United States National Archives (microfilm)
Selected records from the United States National Archives and Records Administration of the Federal Art Project (FAP) of the Work Projects Administration. Records cover a broad range of topics. The bulk are from the Central Files, "States" and "General Subject" series, 1935-1944. Also microfilmed are materials from series Federal Art Project …
Church of God Audio Tape Collection
Lightfoot Solomon Michaux, Elder
The Church of God Audio Tape Collection consists of 140 audio recordings of radio broadcasts and church services from approximately 1950 to 1970. The Church of God is based in Washington DC and its founder Elder Lightfoot Solomon Michaux was an early innovator in radio evangelism, from which many of the recordings in the collection are drawn. Other recordings feature services and events at the various branches of the Gospel Spreading Church of God in the Mid-Atlantic region of the United States.
Thread Waxing Space records
The records of the New York City gallery Thread Waxing Space measure 36.7 linear feet and 3.86 GB and date from 1980s-2001 (bulk 1991-2001). Exhibitions and events held at the gallery are documented through correspondence, artists' bios, printed and digital materials, shipping records, photographic materials, audiovisual materials, and other administrative records. Also found are a handful of artist research files, clippings, and press books.
Oral history interview with Richard Gray
McElhinney, James Lancel, 1952-
41 Pages (Transcript)
An interview of Richard Gray conducted 2007 Dec. 9, by James McElhinney, for the Archives of American Art, at Carlyle Hotel, in New York, N.Y .
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James Arkatov Collection of Jazz Photographs
This collection contains 326 photographs of jazz musicians taken by James Arkatov from 1995 to 2003.
John R. Tumpak Big Band Oral History Collection
Childers, Buddy, 1926-2007
Oral history interviews conducted by Tumpak with Big Band figures (listed below), and a set of articles he wrote based on the interviews.
Helen Curran Collection of Irene Castle Documents and Photographs Albums
Fenner, Gloria J.
One scrapbook of newspaper clippings and one photograph album about and of Irene Castle, notable dancer, film star, and animal rights activist.
Donald Deskey collection
Project files containmagazine and newspaper clippings, reviews, correspondence, renderings, floor plans, perspective drawings, site plans, sketches, preliminary drawings, patents, stationery, labels, and technical reports. There is an extensive collection of photographs and slides of many of Deskey's packaging designs, interiors, furnishings, and exhibition installations. The files of Donald Deskey Associates include organizational charts, client files, proposals, and financial records. Some of Deskey's personal correspondence, speeches, articles, and family photographs are included. Materials cover the period from 1927-1975.