Typewritten caption on affixed sheet: Object:USA; Samuel C. Johnson, president and chairman of the Johnson Wax company, displays a ceramic jewel box that will be part of a unique collection to be called <em>Objects:USA, the Johnson collection of contemporary crafts.</em> Mr. Johnson announced the company's plan to assemble more than 300 works by America's master craftsmen during a news conference at Lincoln Center in New York City. The collection, which is expected to be completely assembled by 1969, will tour museums and colleges in the United States.
Samuel C. Johnson displaying ceramic box from the Objects: USA exhibition, not after 1969. Lee Nordness business records and papers, circa 1931-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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