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Joe Poodles in the pool hall which he operated for more than fifty years. He is active in the Boxer's Hall of Fame. He is a former boxer and has been given much recognition for his contributions to the boxing profession.

Artist:
Elinor Cahn, born 1925  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 7 × 7 1/8 in. (17.8 × 18.1 cm) sheet: 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1979
Topic:
Cityscape\Maryland\Baltimore  Search this
Figure male\elderly\full length  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\boxing  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\pool  Search this
Architecture\machine\vending machine  Search this
Architecture Interior  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Object\toy\sports equipment  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.301
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Graphic Arts
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.301

Proprietor of a poolhall playing cards, Woodstock, Vermont

Artist:
Marion Post Wolcott, born Santa Barbara, CA 1910-died Montclair, NJ 1990  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1939, printed later
Topic:
Figure male\waist length  Search this
Recreation\leisure\smoking  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\cards  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\pool  Search this
New Deal\Farm Security Administration  Search this
Landscape\Vermont\Woodstock  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Dr. John H. and Jann Arrington Wolcott
Object number:
1998.120.9
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Department:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7188fa778-90e2-451a-bd2c-bdfdb0527e2b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1998.120.9

Band at the Savoy Ballroom

Artist:
Aaron Siskind, born New York City 1903-died Providence, RI 1991  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 14 x 11 in. (35.5 x 27.9 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1937, printed later
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\band  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\Savoy Ballroom  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Copyright:
© 1937, Aaron Siskind Foundation
Object number:
1992.116.6
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.116.6

Steeplechase

Artist:
Arthur Leipzig, born New York City 1918  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 11 1/2 x 9 1/4 in. (29.2 x 23.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1949
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\New York\New York  Search this
Cityscape\New York\Coney Island  Search this
Occupation\military\sailor  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\Steeplechase  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1992.99.1
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Department:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk72251619e-1cd8-4c33-b17a-827a693c530d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1992.99.1

Racket Ball, from the Los Angeles Documentary Project

Artist:
Bill Owens, born San Jose, CA 1938  Search this
Medium:
chromogenic print
Dimensions:
image: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1980
Topic:
Cityscape\California\Los Angeles  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\racketball  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts through the Photography Museum of Los Angeles
Copyright:
© 1980, Bill Owen
Object number:
1990.38.84
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.38.84

Salton Bay Yacht Club (Dining Room), from the series The Salton Sea

Artist:
Joan Myers, born Des Moines, IA 1944  Search this
Medium:
platinum-palladium print with watercolor
Dimensions:
image: 14 3/4 x 19 in. (37.5 x 48.3 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1986, printed 1989
Topic:
Landscape\water  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\recreational vehicle  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\Salton Bay Yacht Club  Search this
Architecture\ruins\Salton Bay Yacht Club  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Consolidated Natural Gas Company Foundation
Copyright:
© 1986, Joan Myers
Object number:
1990.63.2
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk779a34f68-275e-4dbe-8b6a-87f1f57260d3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.63.2

The Challenge

Artist:
Henry Wolf, born Eckwersheim, Alsace 1852-died New York City 1916  Search this
Copy after:
Alfred Fredericks, active 1853-1907, died 1926  Search this
Publisher:
Harper's Monthly  Search this
Medium:
photomechanical wood engraving on paper
Dimensions:
image: 7 3/4 x 4 5/8 in. (19.6 x 11.7 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Mechanical Reproduction
Date:
1880
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Animal\lion  Search this
State of being\evil\danger  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1973.130.8
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Department:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7774ca8d4-ea4f-41dc-bcba-272e8b6ffe09
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.130.8

Texas State Championship Game

Artist:
Geoff Winningham, born Jackson, TN 1943  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1978
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Cityscape\Texas  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\football  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Copyright:
© 1978, Geoff Winningham
Object number:
1983.63.1674
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk76ccf16a5-0ebb-4164-a192-e12900ceaa90
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.1674

The Service Club

Artist:
Prentiss Taylor, born Washington, DC 1907-died Washington, DC 1991  Search this
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\pool  Search this
Object\furniture\mirror  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Architecture Interior\detail\balcony  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Irina A. Reed
Object number:
1974.44.27
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk75e929ee8-76bd-4d88-aec9-3c0722cfe23f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.44.27

One-punch Knockout

Artist:
Robert Riggs, born Decatur, IL 1896-died Philadelphia, PA 1970  Search this
Medium:
lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 14 5/8 x 19 1/2 in. (37.3 x 49.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1948
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Occupation\sport\boxing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Frank McClure
Object number:
1973.194.3
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1973.194.3

Prize Fight

Artist:
John Tazewell Robertson, born New York City 1905-died 1989  Search this
Medium:
charcoal and crayon on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 37 7/8 x 27 5/8 in. (96.3 x 70.1 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1933-1943
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Occupation\sport\boxing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the General Services Administration
Object number:
1974.28.204
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7cb4be01d-199a-445d-9b7d-6532af0a3b73
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1974.28.204

The Clyde Beatty Cole Brothers Circus

Artist:
Lamont "Old Ironsides" Pry, born Mauch Chunk, PA 1921-died Weatherly, PA 1987  Search this
Medium:
oil, watercolor and pencil on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 23 x 33 5/8 in. (58.5 x 85.4 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Folk Art
Date:
ca. 1970-1974
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Animal\bear  Search this
Performing arts\circus\animal tamer  Search this
Animal\elephant  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\motorcycle  Search this
Object\written matter  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Chuck and Jan Rosenak
Object number:
1981.136.6
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ef3ba0cb-9ef5-4b56-b14a-c051257c29e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1981.136.6

Circus Pals

Artist:
Frank McClure, born Lafayette, IN 1896-died Washington, DC 1979  Search this
Medium:
ink
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Topic:
Performing arts\circus  Search this
Animal\elephant  Search this
Animal\zebra  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Bequest of Frank McClure
Object number:
1979.98.303
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Department:
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Data Source:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk71448bbfa-1b76-45de-ac8e-55387f54481c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1979.98.303

Gallup, N.M.

Artist:
Danny Lyon, born New York City 1942  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Dress\accessory\hat  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\pool  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Cityscape\New Mexico\Gallup  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.911
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7378cb44d-be01-4fb6-a5b6-87607d7f705a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.911

Money Ball

Artist:
Jacob Kainen, born Waterbury, CT 1909-died Washington, DC 2001  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
9 7/8 x 13 7/8 in. (25.1 x 35.2 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1939
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\cards  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\pool  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist
Object number:
1966.69.11
Restrictions & Rights:
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Graphic Arts
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ffde8f17-91df-4ec0-8d3a-7bdbc5a57c7d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.69.11

Sailors' Dance Hall

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
22 x 19 3/8 in. (55.9 x 49.2 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1942-1944
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Recreation\dancing  Search this
Occupation\military\sailor  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.637
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Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ac4a8c31-8e18-4645-9abc-575af7eb491f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.637

Cockfight, Santo Domingo

Artist:
George Overbury "Pop" Hart, born Cairo, IL 1868-died New York City 1933  Search this
Medium:
hand-colored lithograph on paper
Dimensions:
image: 7 3/4 x 12 3/4 in. (19.7 x 32.4 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1923
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Animal\bird\chicken  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\cock fighting  Search this
Cityscape\Dominican Republic\Santo Domingo  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Museum of American History, Division of Graphic Arts, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1971.216
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f18bf950-eeb9-4fad-9ce3-7f1fe65a666c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.216

Honky Tonk

Artist:
Luis Jiménez, born El Paso, TX 1940-died Hondo, NM 2006  Search this
Printer:
Landfall Press, Inc.  Search this
Medium:
color lithograph with glitter on paper
Dimensions:
sheet and image: 35 x 50 in. (88.9 x 127.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1981
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation\dancing  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the artist in memory of Joshua C. Taylor
Copyright:
© 1981, Luis Jiménez
Object number:
1982.29
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ba35e1a0-4258-4339-9fd5-5e683becb5af
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1982.29

Distance Runners, Los Angeles, Coliseum, from the series Shooting for the Gold

Artist:
Walter Iooss, Jr., born Temple, TX 1943  Search this
Medium:
dye transfer print
Dimensions:
sheet: 16 1/4 x 20 7/8 in. (41.4 x 53.1 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1983
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Landscape\California\Los Angeles  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Architecture Exterior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\track & field  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc.
Copyright:
© 1984, Fuji Photo Film U.S.A., Inc.
Object number:
1984.145.73
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f071ec4d-f43d-4014-8a3b-7b6c3eb1475f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.145.73

Pool Room

Artist:
Anne Goldthwaite, born Montgomery, AL 1869-died New York City 1944  Search this
Medium:
lithograph
Dimensions:
12 x 9 1/2 in. (30.5 x 24.1 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
n.d.
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Recreation\sport and play\pool  Search this
Architecture Interior\commercial\recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Adelyn D. Breeskin
Object number:
1968.13.2
Restrictions & Rights:
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GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1968.13.2

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