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Mary E. "Mother" Tusch Collection, 1915-1937 (bulk 1917-1924)

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Creator:
Tusch, Mary E. "Mother"
Subject:
Tusch, Mary E. "Mother"
Garber, Paul Edward 1899-1992
Byrd, Richard Evelyn 1888-1957
Rickenbacker, Eddie 1890-1973
Lindbergh, Charles A (Charles Augustus) 1902-1974
Smithsonian Institution
United States Army School of Military Aeronautics
Physical description:
4.99 cubic feet (1 legal document box) (2 records center boxes) (5 flatboxes)
Type:
Clippings
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Photographs
Ephemera
Date:
1915
1915-1937
bulk 1917-1924
1903-1916
Notes:
Mary E. 'Mother' Tusch lived across the street from the United States School of Military Aeronautics on Berkeley Campus, California during World War I. She invited the young aviators to her home, which came to be called 'The Hangar, Shrine of the Air.' Tusch was actively interested in aviation as well as those people associated with aeronautics and her home reflected her love of aviation. She avidly collected aviation material including artifacts, photographs, and autographs from the aviators. The wallpaper of her home was inscribed with names of all the major aviators before 1948 who visited her home. Mrs. Tusch's daughter, Irene, married National Air Museum curator, Paul E. Garber.
Summary:
This collection consists of five scrapbooks and documentation. Four of the scrapbooks contain the following: numerous photographs (including photos of her wallpaper, mentioned above); autographs; and newspaper clippings, pertaining to 'her boys,' including such notable aviators as Richard E. Byrd, Eddie Rickenbacker, and Charles Lindbergh. In addition to these four scrapbooks, there is also a scrapbook on World War I, including photographs of trench warfare, presented to Tusch by one of her boys. This collection also contains the following: photographs of pilots and aviators; photographs of Mother Tusch and her home; catalogs listing the aviation holdings of Tusch's home; guest books of visitors to Tusch's shrine; and newspaper articles, museum plans, and correspondence relating to Tusch donating her collection to the Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Aeronautics--Collectibles
World War, 1914-1918
Aeronautics
Air pilots
Local number:
XXXX-0128
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
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Mother

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Artist:
Antonio Barone, born Valledolmo, Italy 1889-died New York City 1971
Medium:
drypoint
Dimensions:
plate: 9 7/8 x 7 in. (25.1 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1915
Topic:
Figure female\waist length
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chicago Society of Etchers
Object number:
1935.13.17
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Mother

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Artist:
John Sloan, born Lock Haven, PA 1871-died Hanover, NH 1951
Printer:
Ernest D. Roth, born Stuttgart, Germany 1879-died Cambridge, NY 1964
Medium:
etching on paper
Dimensions:
plate: 9 x 7 1/2 in. (22.9 x 19.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1906
Topic:
Figure female\elderly\knee length
Animal\dog
Dress\accessory\cane
Object\furniture\chair
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1971.365
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Tusch, Mary E. "Mother". [photograph]

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Photographer:
Unknown
Type:
Ephemera
Date:
1940-1949
Summary:
Front cover of Register 5 (1940-1949). Compiled by Mary E. "Mother" Tusch, between 1917 and 1949, a set of six registers was kept to document visitors to her home, known as "The Hangar, Shrine of the Air" in Berkeley, California. Book contains manuscript annotations (dates, messages, autographs) from a variety of pilots and other figures of aviation history.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Air pilots
Local number:
NASM-NASM-9A12046
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Tusch, Mary E. "Mother". [photograph]

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Type:
Ephemera
Date:
1918
Summary:
Front cover of Mary E. "Mother" Tusch's "Birthday Book." Organized by birth date (pre-printed dates for 1918 head each page), book contains manuscript listings of pilots and other figures of aviation history.
Topic:
Aeronautics
Air pilots
Local number:
NASM-NASM-9A12047
Restrictions:
Images are subject to Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum, Copyright and Image Use Restrictions. Usage requires prior written permission. Should you wish to use NASM still images in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Photographs, available at NASM's Permissions webpage: www.nasm.si.edu/research/arch/permissions.cfm
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Mother, 1936

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Artist:
Blanche Grambs, born China 1916-died New York City 2010
Medium:
etching and aquatint
Dimensions:
14 3/4 x 11 3/4 in. (37.5 x 29.8 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1936
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.102
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Mother Love

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Artist:
Charles Frederick Naegele, born Knoxville, TN 1857-died Marietta, GA 1944
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
24 1/8 x 20 1/8 in. (61.4 x 51.0 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of William T. Evans
Object number:
1909.7.52
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Quechua Mother

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Artist:
Unidentified, South American?
Medium:
oil on canvas
Dimensions:
30 3/8 x 21 1/4 in. (77.2 x 53.9 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1890-1892
Topic:
Figure female
Figure group\family\mother and child
Ethnic\Indian\Quechua
Ethnic\South American
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1985.66.164,667
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Young Mother

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Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970
Medium:
oil on plywood
Dimensions:
29 x 23 1/8 in. (73.7 x 58.7 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1944-1945
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American
Figure group\family\mother and child
Still life\furniture\chair
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1075
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Mother and Child

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Artist:
Carl Newman, born Philadelphia, PA 1858-died Abington, PA 1932
Medium:
drawing
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Object number:
1967.63.195
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Mother and Child

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Artist:
Werner Drewes, born Canig, Germany 1899-died Reston, VA 1985
Medium:
color woodcut
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1968.9.78
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Tired Mother

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Artist:
Charles W. Howe, born West Union, IA 1892-died Tuscon, AZ 1982
Medium:
oil on fiberboard
Dimensions:
24 x 20 in. (61.0 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
Painting
Folk Art
Date:
1959-1960
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
State of being\mood\weariness
Architecture\domestic\nursery
Object\furniture\cradle
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Herbert Waide Hemphill, Jr. and museum purchase made possible by Ralph Cross Johnson
Object number:
1986.65.121
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Mother and Children

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Artist:
Eleanor Coen, born Normal, IL 1916
Medium:
color lithograph
Dimensions:
15 x 12 in. (38.1 x 30.5 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1938
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.62
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Mother and Child

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Artist:
Paul Manship, born St. Paul, MN 1885-died New York City 1966
Medium:
bronze on wood base
Dimensions:
17 5/8 in. (44.7 cm) diam.
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1914
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Paul Manship
Object number:
1966.47.15
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Mother and Child

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Artist:
Gari Melchers, born Detroit MI 1860-died Falmouth, VA 1932
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
23 1/4 x 19 3/4 in. (58.9 x 50.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1920
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of John Gellatly
Object number:
1929.6.74
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Mother and Child

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Artist:
Unidentified
Medium:
oil on wood
Dimensions:
15 x 12 1/2 in. (38.1 x 31.9 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
mid-19th century
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1965.34.2
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Mother and Child

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Artist:
Boris Deutsch, born Krasnagorka, Russia 1892-died Los Angeles, CA 1978
Medium:
color lithograph
Dimensions:
18 x 12 3/4 in. (45.7 x 32.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.80
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Mother and Child

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Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970
Medium:
tempera and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
18 1/8 x 12 3/8 in. (45.9 x 31.3 cm) irregular
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1944-1945
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.573
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Mother and Child

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Artist:
Joseph E. Renier, born Union Hill, NJ 1887-died New York City 1966
Medium:
marble mounted on wood
Dimensions:
19 5/8 x 22 5/8 x 2 1/2 in. (50.0 x 57.5 x 6.2 cm.)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Joseph Renier
Object number:
1967.93.1
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Mother and Child

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Artist:
Lester O. Schwartz, born Manitowoc, WI 1912-died Ripon, WI 2006
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
15 1/8 x 8 1/2 in. (38.4 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\family\mother and child
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from D.C. Public Library
Object number:
1967.72.232
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