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St. Edward's University Documentary Project: Lockhart, Texas :photoprints

Teacher:
Vitone, Joseph  Search this
Sponsor:
St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas)  Search this
Extent:
2 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Place:
Lockhart (Tex.)
Texas -- 21st century
Date:
2011
Scope and Contents:
Photographs by twelve students of Joseph Vitone, Professor of Photocommunications, St. Edward's University, Austin, Texas, documenting various aspects of the town of Lockhart, its people and environment. All prints are digital, from digital camera image files.
Arrangement:
Divided into 12 series (see separate series entries for descriptions).
Biographical / Historical:
The students were assigned by Vitone to photograph the town of Lockhart, near Austin, as a group project.
Provenance:
Gifts from the twelve individual photoraphers and Joseph Vitone.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Each of the 12 photographers retains copyright and must be contacted individually for reproduction permission.
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- Digital -- 2010-2020
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Digital -- 2010-2020
Citation:
St. Edward's University Documentary Project: Lockhart, Texas, 2011, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1253
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1253
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Big Dog Neon Bar, Lockhart, Texas [digital photoprint]

Photographer:
Reissig, Aaron  Search this
Donor:
Reissig, Aaron  Search this
Sponsor:
St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas)  Search this
Collection Teacher:
Vitone, Joseph  Search this
Collection Sponsor:
St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (13" x 19" sheet.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Texas -- 21st century
Lockhart (Tex.)
Date:
2011
Scope and Contents:
Big Dog Neon, a neon sign manufacturing business, is owned and operated by Kirk Tunningley, Lockhart, Texas. This photograph depicts his personal bar, located in his shop, where his friends often hang out after work. An arrow-shaped sign on the wall says "signs." This digital print was made with Epson K-3 ink on Ilford Gold Fibre Silk alpha-cellulose paper.
Arrangement:
Box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1253-0000001m.tif (AC Scan No.)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in Archives Center exhibition, "Gift of the Artist: Photographers as Donors," November 11, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. David Haberstich, curator.
Related Materials:
Photographs by Aaron Reissig, St. Edward's University Documentary Project
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Each of the 12 photographers retains copyright and must be contacted individually for reproduction permission.
Topic:
Bars  Search this
Neon lamps  Search this
Signs and signboards  Search this
Neon signs  Search this
Bars (Drinking establishments)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 2010-2020 -- Color photoprints -- Digital
Collection Citation:
St. Edward's University Documentary Project: Lockhart, Texas, 2011, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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St. Edward's University Documentary Project: Lockhart, Texas :photoprints
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1253-ref512

Lost Play By J.M. Barrie Discovered in Texas Archive

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 02 Aug 2017 18:36:25 +0000
Topic:
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Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_45e71211077d843677dd783a7d52ea03

Lockhart Car Crash, 02-08-2011 [black-and-white digital photoprint]

Photographer:
Dunstone, Annabel  Search this
Donor:
Dunstone, Annabel  Search this
Sponsor:
St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas)  Search this
Collection Teacher:
Vitone, Joseph  Search this
Collection Sponsor:
St. Edward's University (Austin, Texas)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (11" x 17" sheet.)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Texas -- 21st century
Lockhart (Tex.)
Date:
2011
Scope and Contents:
Policeman and emergency personnel inspect overturned car. The photographer writes: "This crash occurred because the driver fell asleep at the wheel at about 2:30 in the afternoon on February 8, 2011. The driver survived and was taken to the hospital." Printed with Epson K-3 ink on Moab Somerset Museum Rag 300.
Arrangement:
Box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1253-0000002.tif (AC Scan No.)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in Archives Center exhibition, "Gift of the Artist: Photographers as Donors," November 11, 2011-Feb. 29, 2012. David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Each of the 12 photographers retains copyright and must be contacted individually for reproduction permission.
Topic:
Rescue work  Search this
Police  Search this
Accidents  Search this
Collisions, automobile  Search this
Automobiles -- 21st century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 2010-2020 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Digital
Collection Citation:
St. Edward's University Documentary Project: Lockhart, Texas, 2011, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1253-ref513

Website Records

Topic:
Tumblr (Electronic resource)
Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum: Learning in the 21st Century (Blog)
Smithsonian LVM Dia de Los Muertos Celebracion (Blog)
Creator::
Smithsonian Latino Center  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Electronic records
Date:
2012-2015
Descriptive Entry:
This accession consists of the Smithsonian Latino Center website and two of its Tumblr blogs as they existed on March 27, 2015. The website provides information about the Center as well as Latino programs, educational resources, and exhibitions across the Smithsonian Institution. The website also includes online exhibitions. The "Smithsonian Latino Virtual Museum: Learning in the 21st Century" Tumblr blog highlights Latino influences in art, science, and culture. The Latino Virtual Museum (LVM) is a pan-institutional digital initiative which highlights the collections, research, scholarship, exhibitions, and educational activities of the Smithsonian Institution as they relate to United States Latinos and Latin America. The blog launched in July 2013. The "Smithsonian LVM Dia de Los Muertos Celebracion" Tumblr blog highlights events associated with the LVM, most notably the annual Day of the Dead Real/Virtual Festival, in collaboration with the University of Texas at El Paso. The blog launched in October 2012. Materials are in electronic format.
Topic:
Web sites  Search this
Blogs  Search this
Museums -- Public relations  Search this
Museums -- Educational aspects  Search this
Latin Americans  Search this
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Special events  Search this
Genre/Form:
Electronic records
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 15-208, Smithsonian Latino Center, Website Records
Identifier:
Accession 15-208
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Website Records
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sia-fa15-208
Additional Online Media:

Texas prize

Title:
AMOA-Arthouse : Texas prize 2012
Texas prize 2012
Author:
Cyrus, Jamal 1973-  Search this
Henry, Will 1969-  Search this
Williams, Jeff  Search this
AMOA-Arthouse  Search this
Subject:
Cyrus, Jamal 1973-  Search this
Henry, Will 1969-  Search this
Williams, Jeff  Search this
Physical description:
[48] p. : col. ill. ; 16 x 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Texas
Date:
2012
C2012
21st century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Arthouse Texas Prize  Search this
Art--Awards  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1011628

Papers presented to the Symposium on Lunar Bases and Space Activities of the 21st Century, Houston, Texas, April 5-7, 1988 / sponsored by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, Lunar and Planetary Institute ... [et al.]

Author:
Symposium on Lunar Bases and Space Activities in the 21st Century (1988 : Houston, Tex.)  Search this
Lunar and Planetary Institute  Search this
United States National Aeronautics and Space Administration  Search this
American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics  Search this
Physical description:
260 p. : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Abstracts
Place:
Mars (Planet)
Date:
1988
C1988
Topic:
Lunar bases  Search this
Discovery and exploration  Search this
Call number:
TL799.M6 L84 1988
TL799.M6L84 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_350141

Computers Are Great at Chess, But That Doesn't Mean the Game Is 'Solved'

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Fri, 10 Feb 2017 16:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_f4fe514f1bea50681899ebb39f4f1353

ArtLies : Texas art journal

Title:
Texas art journal
Physical description:
v. : ill. (some col. ) ; 28 cm
Type:
Periodicals
Place:
Texas
Date:
199u
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Art  Search this
Call number:
AP1 .A7862
PN6480 .A785
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_561922

DC Cowboys Dance Company Records

Creator:
DC Cowboys Dance Company  Search this
Extent:
7.5 Cubic feet (22 boxes, 3 oversize folders)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Articles
Photographs
Correspondence
Press releases
Business records
DVDs
Financial records
Compact discs
Date:
undated
1994-2012
Summary:
The records of the DC Cowboys Dance Company, an all-male, gay, non-profit dance company based in Washington, DC. that was active from 1994-2012. They peformed nationally and internationally live and on television, "celebrating diversity through dance."
Scope and Contents:
The DC Cowboys Dance Company Records contain the business and financial papers of the company, such as memoranda and correspondence; choreography routines; printed materials such as press releases and articles; fundraising materials; photographs; audiovisual materials; and the pre-recorded music used for their various dance routines. The records are arranged chronologically in three series.

Series 1: Company Files, 1994-2013, undated, is arranged chronologically by year and maintains the original order received from the donor. The files cover the entire life of the company and its peformances within the United States as well as internationally. The files contain correspondence, contracts, dance routines, fundraising initiatives, event information and advertising materials, travel and lodging arrangements, tourist information, and photographs.

Series 2: Financial, 1996-2011, undated, is arranged chronologically. The files contain receipts, money receipt books, financial statements, balance sheets and those materials related to the financial aspect of running the company.

Series 3: Audiovisual, 1994-2012, undated, contains compact discs (189) of pre-recorded music used for the company's various dance routines. The music was prepared for each booking and most often identified with the title of the booking and the date. Much of the music on these discs is under copyright since they are recordings done by original artists or professional covers of songs that were contemporary with the company's performance during any given year. There are also DVDs (five) detailing the production of varous fund raising DC Cowboys calendars and one audio cassette tape.
Arrangement:
This collection is divided into three series.

Series 1: Company Files, 1994-2013, undated

Series 2: Financial, 1996-2011, undated

Series 3: Audiovisual, 1994-2012, undated
Biographical / Historical:
"History of the DC Cowboys Dance Company - Celebrating diversity through dance"

The DC Cowboys Dance Company, an all-male, gay dance company, entertained audiences around the world from 1994 to 2012. Internationally acclaimed, the DC Cowboys specialized in providing exciting, high-energy, jazz-style, dance entertainment which spanned all musical genres, from contemporary country to club dance party, pop, to classic Broadway numbers for all types of occasions. Shows were customized to the venue—both gay-specific and mainstream events—and featured anywhere from one song to multiple sets of three to four songs each. Combining a little traditional country-western with jazz, musical theater and a masculine sex appeal, the DC Cowboys' high-energy choreography made the company one of the most-sought after gay dance groups in the world.

Founder and Artistic Director Kevin Platte started the dance company in August 1994 after seeing a similar gay, country-western dance group in California. Platte recruited 11 dancers—mostly friends—from a Washington, D.C., gay, country-western bar named Remington's. He approached the best dancers based on watching them two-step and line-dance at the bar. The dancers formed the troupe for the sole purpose of performing at the Atlantic States Gay Rodeo Association's (ASGRA) annual rodeo in Washington, D.C., in September 1994.

Platte thought the performance would be a one-time event. But based on an overwhelming reception, the dancers decided to continue the group. This required weekly rehearsals, the creation of a dance "repertoire" and a larger commitment from the dancers. Of the original 12 members, only six were up to the task. These six original members then had to find more dancers and identify other performance venues. Mainstay venues soon included the Capital Pride Festival every June and the Atlantic Stampede Gay Rodeo event every September.

In September 1995, Metro Weekly placed them on the cover of their magazine, giving them greater exposure and more clout. The Cowboys used this coverage as a catalyst to build the brand and identity. All the while, the DC Cowboys remained volunteers and amateurs, performing solely for the love of it. Each dancer maintained a "day job," and the group only rehearsed in the evenings once or twice a week. As the warmer months seemed to be their busiest, the dancers would use the colder months to build up the repertoire and practice. Every year, rehearsals would cease for the months of November and December for the existing dancers. However new recruits that were successful in the annual auditions attended "bootcamp" rehearsals during those months to learn some of the existing repertoire. In January, the existing and new members started rehearsing together as the new season began.

During the early years, the dancers paid for all expenses out of their own pockets, and monthly dues were collected to pay for group expenses. The group would often pay for the opportunity to perform. To supplement these expenses, the group began fundraising through a monthly bar night at different gay nightclubs. Once their reputation grew, venues and events began to pay for the company's entertainment services and patron club members donated funds to support the organization and their mission. These funds allowed the organization to pay for all of their expenses including dancer costuming. In addition, the group sold merchandise which included T-shirts, performance DVDs as well as their sexy DC Cowboys calendars. Three of the more popular calendars featured the dancers without clothes in artistic poses and included the "making of the calendar" DVD.

In 1996, Platte added a charitable element to the organization. He created a mission statement which said the company would provide free entertainment to any HIV/AIDS charitable organization. Over the years, the company also directly raised funds for HIV/AIDS organizations by sharing the profits of their calendar sales. The DC Cowboys raised millions of dollars through performances for national and local non-profit organizations such as: Washington, D.C. AIDS Ride; Washington, D.C. AIDS Walk; Chase Brexton Clinic of Baltimore, Maryland; Northern Virginia AIDS Ministry; Human Rights Campaign; Whitman Walker Clinic of Washington, D.C.; Food and Friends of Washington, D.C.; Mautner Project; Gay Latino Benefits in Metro D.C.; Harford County AIDS/Cancer Benefit, Maryland; NYFD Benefit for the New York City Fire Department.

In 1996, the company received a grant from the D.C. Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts, honoring the company for its valued contribution to the Washington, D.C. arts community. The company always maintained a tax-deductible status as a 501c3 non-profit organization with a small board of directors.

During their 18-year tenure, the DC Cowboys provided an outlet for gay artists and performers in the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area. The company included 85 dancers, eight choreographers and three stage-managers. The company performed at 458 events in five countries. The DC Cowboys' crowd-pleasing, sexy dance style had been described as "Will Rogers Follies meets Bob Fosse." The group famously described themselves on America's Got Talent in 2008 as "Think Brokeback meets Broadway," which became a popular line echoed around the world. Their growth and popularity were attributed to their unique and high quality entertainment which was often copied in other cities but never equalled. In addition the dancers were talented, good-looking men who were friendly and approachable to their many fans. Their farewell season tour in 2012 visited all of their favorite performance venues and locations around the world and was dedicated to their fans who were instrumental to their success.

Typical performance venues included Pride Festivals in New York City, Washington, D.C., Baltimore, and Charlotte, North Carolina; Headliners on the Gay Rodeo circuit in Washington, D.C., Las Vegas, San Diego, Atlanta, Chicago, Calgary, and Texas; Halloween in New Orleans; Mr. Gay All-American Finals; Gay Men's Chorus of Washington, Washington, D.C., concerts and events; Whitman Walker Volunteer Appreciation at Constitution Hall, Washington, D.C.; PFLAG's Gala Dinner, Washington, D.C.; HRC (Human Rights Campaign) Leadership Dinner cruise aboard the Spirit of Washington, Washington, D.C.; Human Rights Campaign National Dinner, Washington, D.C. - special reception for major donors; Annual Chef's Best Dinner & Auction for Food and Friends, Washington, D.C..

Performance highlights included America's Got Talent television show, season 3, NBC, semifinalists (2008); Closing Ceremonies of the Gay Games VII at Wrigley Field in Chicago (2006); RSVP's Caribbean Fantasy gay cruise (2005); Arts grant recipient from the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the National Endowment for the Arts (1996);The Sziget Festival in Budapest, Hungary (2009--012); Dales' Great Getaway television show, ITV London, England (2012); The Podge and Rodge television show, RTE, Dublin, Ireland (2010)."

Source

This history of the DC Cowboys Dance Company was supplied by its founder, Kevin Platte.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Kevin P. Platte, founder and Artistic and Executive Director of DC Cowboys Dance Company in 2013.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research use. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs, negatives, and slides.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions. Fees for commercial reproduction.
Topic:
Gays  Search this
Gay business enterprises  Search this
Homosexuality  Search this
Cowboys  Search this
Dance companies  Search this
Dance  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles -- 1990-2000
Photographs -- 21st century
Correspondence -- 1990-2000
Press releases -- 1990-2000
Business records -- 1990-2000
Articles -- 21st century
DVDs
Photographs -- 1990-2000
Financial records -- 21st century
Financial records -- 1990-2000
Correspondence -- 21st century
Compact discs
Press releases -- 21st century
Business records -- 21st century
Citation:
DC Cowboys Dance Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1312
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DC Cowboys Dance Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1312
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Here’s What to Expect on the First Tourist Flights to Space

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Sat, 29 Apr 2017 20:30:47 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
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edanmdm:posts_e073989113e227adf9f4a1971a9c290f

López Negrete Communications Advertising Collection

Creator:
Lopez Negrete Communications (Houston, Texas)  Search this
Names:
Bank of America  Search this
Circle K Corporation  Search this
Fiesta Mart  Search this
Goya Foods, Inc.  Search this
Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority  Search this
Microsoft Corporation  Search this
Nationsbank  Search this
Tyson (Firm)  Search this
Wal-Mart (Firm)  Search this
Extent:
14 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Posters
Born digital
Oral history
Print advertising
Place:
Texas -- 20th century
Date:
1988 - 2015
Summary:
The López Negrete Communications Advertising Collection showcases the successful print advertising campaigns the communications agency undertook with major clients like Goya Foods, NationsBank, and Walmart. The advertising posters in this collection exemplify the agency's creativity in building on U.S. Latinos' everyday experiences to market American products and services. Alex and Cathy López Negrete, the founders of López Negrete Communications, made it their mission to use ethnographic approaches to better understand the U.S. Latino market which led to their success as the largest independently-owned Latino advertising agency in the country.
Scope and Contents:
The collection is made up of López Negrete Communications' large posters created as part of the print advertising campaigns for major American corporations and oral history interviews with Javier Gonzalez Herba, Alex López Negrete, and Cathy López Negrete. Transcripts for oral history interviews with Javier Gonzalez Herba and Alex López Negrete are available.

López Negrete Communications' clients include Fiesta Mart, Goya Foods, NationsBank (and its successor, Bank of America), Tyson Foods, and Walmart. The content of the posters serves as an example of the advertising agency's efforts to better understand the U.S. Latino market by engaging with Latinos' everyday experiences through ethnography and direct communication.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into ten series.

Series 1: Background Materials, 2016

Series 2: Bank of America, 2000-2007

Series 3: Circle K, Totally Bueno, 2003

Series 4: Fiesta Mart, Inc., 2002-2003

Series 5: Goya Foods, Inc., 2003

Series 6: Houston Metropolitan Transit Authority (METRO), El camino a su destino/The Road to Your Destiny, 1988

Series 7: Microsoft, Nosotros vemos/We See, 2002

Series 8: NationsBank, 1994-1998

Series 9: Tyson Foods, 2001-2006

Series 10: Walmart, Inc. 1998-2015
Biographical / Historical:
Originally named Third Coast Marketing, López Negrete Communications was founded in 1985 by Alex and Cathy López Negrete. The advertising agency has been based in Houston, Texas since the beginning but has additional offices in Los Angeles and New York. López Negrete Communications is currently the largest independently-owned Latino advertising agency in the United States. It is known for drawing on the everyday lives and experiences of US Latino consumers in order to work with major corporate clients to market their products through effective communication and empowerment.
Separated Materials:
The Division of Work and Industry holds the following artifacts related to this collection:

Coin, Accession #: 2015.0305.01

Paperweight, Accession #: 2015.0305.02
Provenance:
Collection donated by López Negrete Communications, 2016.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
advertising -- Department stores  Search this
Hispanic American business enterprises  Search this
Latinos in American society and culture  Search this
advertising -- Banks  Search this
mexican Americans and mass media  Search this
Advertising agencies -- 20th century  Search this
advertising -- Computers  Search this
Advertising campaigns  Search this
Advertising history  Search this
Minorities in advertising  Search this
Mexican American business enterprises  Search this
advertising -- Food  Search this
advertising -- Transportation  Search this
Advertising agencies -- 21st century  Search this
Minorities in advertising -- 1950-2000  Search this
Hispanic Americans and mass media  Search this
Hispanic American consumers  Search this
Hispanic American mass media  Search this
Hispanic American businesswomen  Search this
Hispanic American capitalists and financiers  Search this
advertising -- Groceries  Search this
Hispanic Americans -- 1950-2000  Search this
Hispanic American businesspeople  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters -- 1980-2010
Born digital
Oral history -- 2010-2020
Posters -- 20th century
Print advertising
Citation:
López Negrete Communications Advertising Collection, 1988-2015, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1413
See more items in:
López Negrete Communications Advertising Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1413

The Western U.S. Could Soon Face the Worst Megadrought in a Millennium

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Thu, 12 Feb 2015 19:00:00 +0000
Topic:
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Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
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edanmdm:posts_33f8714b54967568ea1ffd39290ba0f8

Arthouse Texas Prize 2005 / [editor: Farid Matuk]

Author:
Maxson, Eileen 1980-  Search this
O'Neil, Robyn 1977-  Search this
Pruitt, Robert 1975-  Search this
Schwarz, Ludwig 1964-  Search this
Matuk, Farid  Search this
Arthouse at the Jones Center  Search this
Subject:
Maxson, Eileen 1980-  Search this
O'Neil, Robyn 1977-  Search this
Pruitt, Robert A. 1975-  Search this
Schwarz, Ludwig 1964-  Search this
Physical description:
63 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
United States
Date:
2005
C2005
21st century
Topic:
Art--Awards  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N394 .A75 2005
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_833666

Come forward : emerging art in Texas / Suzanne Weaver, Lane Relyea

Author:
Weaver, Suzanne 1951-  Search this
Relyea, Lane 1960-  Search this
Dallas Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
120 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 22 x 31 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Texas
Date:
2003
C2003
21st century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_703786

Nexus Texas / Toby Kamps, Paola Morsiani, Valerie Cassel Oliver, [curators]

Author:
Kamps, Toby  Search this
Morsiani, Paola  Search this
Oliver, Valerie Cassel  Search this
Contemporary Arts Museum  Search this
Physical description:
95 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Texas
Date:
2007
C2007
21st century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Call number:
N6530.T4 N49 2007
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_907115

Texas abstract : modern, contemporary / curator, historical essay, Michael Paglia ; artist profiles, Jim Edwards

Author:
Paglia, Michael  Search this
Edwards, Jim 1942-  Search this
Physical description:
247 pages : color illustrations ; 27 x 30 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas
Date:
2014
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1045252

A durable trace : the art of Marilyn Lanfear, March 13 - May 25, 2003 / Marilyn Lanfear ; [essay by Terri M. Hopkins ; Art Museum of South Texas]

Author:
Lanfear, Marilyn  Search this
Hopkins, Terri M  Search this
Art Museum of South Texas  Search this
Subject:
Lanfear, Marilyn  Search this
Physical description:
16 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Texas
Date:
2003
[2003]
20th century
21st century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Artists  Search this
Call number:
N6537.L36 A4 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1076065

Emile Waagenaar Photoprints of Cajun Musicians : digital prints

Photographer:
Waagenaar, Emile  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (64 items)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Inkjet prints
Photographs
Digital images
Place:
Louisiana
Date:
1980-2008
Summary:
Environmental portraits of Cajun musicians: 64 inkjet photographic prints, 1980-2008, some in black-and-white and others in color.
Scope and Contents:
Environmental portraits of Cajun musicians, often taken in their homes, usually showing them with their instruments, typically accordions, violins, and guitars. Exterior images sometimes include automobiles. The collection consists of 64 inkjet photographic prints, 297 x 420 mm. (12" x 16-3/4"), some in black-and-white and others in color. They are beautifully crafted and include a wealth of detail. They are basically straightforward environmental portraits, and although the subjects are rendered with dignity, sometimes unusual, quirky aspects of some subjects' personalities, including seemingly incongruous details, also are on display in whimsical pictures imbued with gentle humor. This group of prints is in excellent, new condition. Waagenaar's pictures are sharp, clear, and demonstrate a sympathetic, warm attitude toward his subjects.bPrints are signed in pencil on verso. Printed on Hahnemule Fine Art Inkjet Paper.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
Emile Waagenaar lives in the Netherlands, where he works as a commercial photographer. He is an enthusiastic aficionado of Cajun music and because he loves the music, which he discovered in the 1970s, in 1982 he began photographing musicians who play this regional style in New Orleans and elsewhere in Louisiana, Texas, etc. Over the years, at his own expense, he has made many trips from his home to the United States in order to seek out, befriend, and photograph Cajun musicians with their instruments—in their homes, businesses, and concert environments in the United States. Since he fears that this music is always at risk of disappearing as older musicians die and other popular music styles of the moment attract audiences away from traditional forms and styles, he has a missionary spirit in engaging in this project. He hopes not only to preserve visual records of some of the most important musicians and their environments, but to engender interest in Cajun music on the part of those who view his photographs. This project seems is one to which he devotes considerable time and passion and is the most personal of his photographic projects because it is self-assigned rather than deriving from economic necessity. His enthusiasm for this style of music led him to form his own Cajun band in the Netherlands. Many of his images can be viewed on his web site at http://www.emilecajun.web-log.nl/.

Waagenaar has had a number of exhibitions of his work on Cajun musicians in Europe and the United States, including the solo exhibit, "La Joie de la Musique," Sept. 9-Nov. 25, 2006 (La Musées de Lafayette, Louisiana). His work is discussed and critiqued by Johan von Gurp in the catalog Schatten van Breda's Museum (Breda, Netherlands, 2003).

Waagenaar's aims are both aesthetic and historical. He has tried to document the most important and innovative musicians, first among the generation of musicians who were the founders of Cajun music in the beginning of the 20th century. He writes, "After that I think it is important to have the second, third and fourth generation of these musicians. Every generation gives…Cajun music another drive, but the people I want to photograph must…respect the old traditional style and stay close to that. These days I use the Internet to find new musicians, but the best [way to] locate these people is talking with the musicians I already know…when I am in Louisiana. Mostly I give them a phone call and explain my intentions."
Provenance:
Donated by Emile Waagenaar.The photographer had these prints made specifically for this gift.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Emile Waagenaar retains copyright. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Automobiles  Search this
Dwellings -- Louisiana  Search this
Guitars  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Cajun music -- Louisiana  Search this
Violin  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Genre/Form:
Inkjet prints
Photographs -- Digital prints -- 20th century
Photographs -- Digital prints -- 21st century
Digital images
Citation:
Emile Waagenaar Photoprints of Cajun Musicians, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist. Copyright held by the artist.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1150
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Emile Waagenaar Photoprints of Cajun Musicians : digital prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1150
Additional Online Media:

Art of West Texas women : a celebration / Kippra D. Hopper, Laurie J. Churchill ; introduction by Pamela Brink

Author:
Hopper, Kippra D. 1961-  Search this
Churchill, Laurie J. 1948-  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 196 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Texas, West
Date:
2010
C2010
21st century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_941258

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