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Artists' files for exhibition of African-American women artists, 1969-1978

Creator:
Women's Caucus for Art
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
255 items (on 1 microfilm reel)
Access Note / Rights:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Summary:
Material submitted by 46 African American artists to the National Women's Caucus for Art, containing biographical information, statements about their art, photographs of the women and their work, and printed material.
Artists included are: Rose A. Auld, Loretta E. Ballard, Camille Billops, Barbara Jane Bullock, Viola Burley, Margaret Gross Burroughs, Lilian T. Burwell, Yvonne Pickering Carter, Juette Johnson Day, Gloria Terry Freeman, Karen D. Eutemey, Varnette P. Honeywood, Martha Jackson, Georgia Mills Jessup, Marie Johnson, Arinthia Lynn Jones, Lois Mailou Jones, Harriet Forte Kennedy, Patricia Mattison Landry, Samella S. Lewis, Geraldine McCullough, Edith Martin, Yvonne Olivia Cole Meo, Elizabeth Catlett Mora, Norma Morgan, Leigh H. Mosley, Marilyn Nance, Nefertiti, Winnie Owens, Kathleen J. Ballard Peters, Delilah Pierce, Georgette Seabrooke Powell, Mavis Pusey, Helen Evans Ramsaran, Faith Ringgold, Lucille (Malkia) Roberts, Bettye Saar, Jewel Simon, Mei-Tei-Sing Smith, Joan C. Stephens, Alma Thomas, Mildred Thompson, Phyllis Thompson, Bertie Wiggs, Roberta Wolfe, Theresa India Young.
Citation:
Artists' files for exhibition of African-American women artists, 1969-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reel 1418 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Originals returned to Emily Martin after microfilming.
Loan:
Loan
Biography Note:
The National Women's Caucus for Art is part of the College Art Association. An exhibition on Afro-American Women Artists was to be held in conjunction with CAA's Annual meeting, 1979. Emily Martin and Tritobia Benjamin were co-curators. The exhibition was cancelled due to lack of funding.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming December 1978 by Edith Martin.
Theme:
Women
WAAND
African American
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
African American women artists
Women artists
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8074
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210245
AAA_collcode_womecaua
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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