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Oral history interview with George Biddle, 1963

Interviewee:
Biddle, George, 1885-1973  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Bacon, Peggy  Search this
Sterne, Maurice  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Bruce, Edward  Search this
Miller, Kenneth Hayes  Search this
Robinson, Boardman  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Tamayo, Rufino  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Grosz, George  Search this
Evergood, Philip Howard  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Hartley, Marsden  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Demuth, Charles  Search this
Billings, Henry  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Art  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12696
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213269
AAA_collcode_biddle63
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213269

Oral history interview with Edith Gregor Halpert, 1962-1963

Interviewee:
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Steichen, Edward  Search this
Knox, Seymour H.  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Kuhn, Walt  Search this
Stein, Gertrude  Search this
Field, Hamilton Easter  Search this
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt  Search this
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Fergusson, John Duncan  Search this
LÔeger, Fernand  Search this
Hartley, Marsden  Search this
Pascin, Jules  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu  Search this
Saarinen, Aline B. (Aline Bernstein)  Search this
Sandburg, Carl  Search this
Wittenberg, Philip  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster),  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Hirsch, Stefan  Search this
Barrie, Erwin S.  Search this
Locke, Charles  Search this
Demuth, Charles  Search this
Cary, Elisabeth Luther  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Chase, William Merritt  Search this
Zorach, Marguerite  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Saklatwalla, Beram K.  Search this
Greenberg, Clement  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Bacon, Peggy  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Force, Juliana  Search this
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Brackman, Robert  Search this
Rockefeller, Abby Aldrich  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Frost, Robert  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Halpert, Samuel  Search this
Davis, Stuart  Search this
Sheeler, Charles  Search this
Soutine, Chaim  Search this
Zerbe, Karl  Search this
Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger),  Search this
Levine, Jack  Search this
Dudensing, F. Valentine  Search this
Williams, William Carlos  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Vollard, Ambroise  Search this
Deskey, Donald  Search this
Picasso, Pablo  Search this
Robinson, Edward G.  Search this
Siporin, Mitchell  Search this
Daniel, Charles  Search this
Hopkinson, Charles  Search this
Ford, Ford Madox  Search this
Barr, Alfred H.  Search this
Luks, George Benjamin  Search this
Mellon, Paul  Search this
Coleman, Glenn O.  Search this
Bridgman, George Brant  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Dove, Arthur Garfield  Search this
Marin, John  Search this
Brixey, Richard de Wolfe  Search this
Levy, Julien  Search this
Pound, Ezra  Search this
Montross, N. E. (Newman E.),  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Stella, Frank  Search this
Mercer, Henry Chapman  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Johns, Jasper  Search this
Crowninshield, Frank  Search this
Stern, Louis E.  Search this
Laurent, Robert  Search this
McBride, Henry  Search this
Kline, Franz  Search this
Tannahill, Robert Hudson  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
Montross Gallery  Search this
Grand Central Art Galleries  Search this
C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries  Search this
New Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Daniel Gallery  Search this
Ferargil Galleries  Search this
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art dealers  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Camouflage  Search this
Art galleries, Commercial  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13220
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214627
AAA_collcode_halper62
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214627
Online Media:

Waintrob-Budd photographs of American artists, 1953-1980

Creator:
Waintrob-Budd (Firm : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Kantor, Morris  Search this
Soyer, Moses  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Harkavy, Minna  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Evans, Walker  Search this
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Jenkins, Paul  Search this
De Diego, Julio  Search this
Lijn, Liliane  Search this
Speicher, Eugene E. (Eugene Edward),  Search this
de Creeft, Jose  Search this
Dickinson, Edwin Walter  Search this
Motherwell, Robert Burns  Search this
Rorimer, James J. James Joseph,  Search this
Levine, Jack  Search this
Walkowitz, Abraham  Search this
Duchamp, Marcel  Search this
Grosz, George  Search this
Archipenko, Alexander  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Hare, David  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Sweeney, James Johnson  Search this
Levy, Ellen K  Search this
Floch, Joseph  Search this
Menkes, Sigmund  Search this
Bosa, Louis  Search this
Lowry, W. McNeil (Wilson McNeil),  Search this
Waintrob, A. L.  Search this
Levi, Julian E. Julian Edwin,  Search this
Gablik, Suzi  Search this
Browne, Byron  Search this
Walker, Hudson D. Hudson Dean,  Search this
Root, Edwin  Search this
Waintrob, Sidney J.  Search this
Avery, Milton  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Goulet, Lorrie H.  Search this
Steinberg, Saul  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Adrian, Barbara  Search this
Sheerin, Jerry  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William  Search this
Carroll, John  Search this
Lipschitz, Jacques  Search this
Delaunay, Sonia  Search this
Hopper, Jo. N. (Josephine Nivison),  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Mayor, A. Hyatt Alpheus Hyatt,  Search this
Botkin, Henry  Search this
Krasner, Lee  Search this
Speyer, Darthea  Search this
Constant, George  Search this
American Academy of Arts and Letters  Search this
Budd (Firm : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6060
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216042
AAA_collcode_wainbudd
Theme:
Audio - Visual
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216042

Wilbur D. Peat correspondence, 1929-1936

Creator:
John Herron Art Institute  Search this
Subject:
Sheets, Nan  Search this
Borst, George H.  Search this
Evans, Virginia Bargar  Search this
Keller, Henry G.  Search this
Kuehne, Max  Search this
Waugh, Frederick Judd  Search this
Dougherty, Paul  Search this
Carian, Varaldo J.  Search this
Singer, Clyde J.  Search this
Borie, Adolphe  Search this
Simkhovitch, Simka  Search this
Redfield, Edward Willis  Search this
Grabach, John R.  Search this
Mattson, Henry E (Henry Elis)  Search this
Clear, Charles Val  Search this
Glackens, William J. (William James)  Search this
Seyffert, Leopold  Search this
Fiene, Ernest  Search this
McFee, Henry Lee  Search this
Blumenschein, Ernest Leonard  Search this
Speicher, Eugene Edward  Search this
Bell, Wenona Day  Search this
Albinson, Dewey  Search this
Ryder, Chauncey F.  Search this
Plaschke, Paul Albert  Search this
Mulhaupt, Frederick J.  Search this
Eakins, Susan Hannah Macdowell  Search this
Moffett, Ross E.  Search this
La Chance, Georges  Search this
Philipp, Robert  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Fitzpatrick, Kelly (John Kelly)  Search this
Hunger, Bernard A.  Search this
Brook, Alexander  Search this
Tromka, Abram  Search this
Nayland, Watson  Search this
Carroll, John  Search this
Wiltz, Arnold  Search this
Lucioni, Luigi  Search this
Cohen, Max B.  Search this
Savage, Eugene  Search this
Smith, Judson Dejonge  Search this
Farnsworth, Jerry  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest)  Search this
King, Fanny Mahon  Search this
Wrenn, Harold Holmes  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Rosen, Charles  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Brackman, Robert  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Greener, Charles T. (Charles Theodore),  Search this
Baylinson, A. S.  Search this
Cirino, Antonio  Search this
Speight, Francis  Search this
Brecher, Samuel  Search this
Peat, Wilbur David  Search this
Folinsbee, John Fulton  Search this
Wilcox, Lois  Search this
Garber, Daniel  Search this
Gilder, Robert F. (Robert Fletcher),  Search this
Higgins, Eugene  Search this
Reed, Doel  Search this
Millet, Clarence  Search this
Wood, Grant  Search this
Gruppe, Charles Paul  Search this
Davey, Randall  Search this
Myers, Jerome  Search this
Mora, F. Luis (Francis Luis)  Search this
Verner, Elizabeth Quale O'Neill  Search this
Sterne, Maurice  Search this
Rush, Olive  Search this
Fabrick, Anton Piers  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan L. (Zoltan Leslie)  Search this
Carpenter, E. F.  Search this
Perrine, Van Dearing  Search this
Warren, Ferdinand E.  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Cikovsky, Nicolai  Search this
Eddy, Henry S. (Henry Stephens),  Search this
Davis, Charles H. (Charles Harold)  Search this
Dickinson, Edwin Walter  Search this
Newcombe, Warren  Search this
Klitgaard, Georgina  Search this
Phillips, Marjorie  Search this
Sewall, Edward  Search this
Peirce, Waldo  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Hofmeier, Miriam McKinnie  Search this
Gailor, Charlotte  Search this
Blume, Peter  Search this
Bohm, C. Curry  Search this
Curry, John Steuart  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8509
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210686
AAA_collcode_johnherr
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210686

Martyl Langsdorf papers, 1918-1977

Creator:
Martyl, 1917-2013  Search this
Subject:
Hawthorne, Charles Webster  Search this
Sequieros  Search this
Henle, Fritz  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Blanch, Arnold  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Martyl  Search this
Curry, John Steuart  Search this
Dehn, Adolf Arthur  Search this
Robinson, Boardman  Search this
Janson, H. W. (Horst Woldemar),  Search this
Lee, Doris  Search this
Holty, Carl  Search this
Art Institute of Chicago  Search this
ACA Galleries  Search this
Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center  Search this
University of Chicago. Renaissance Society  Search this
United States. Public Buildings Administration. Section of Fine Arts  Search this
Feingarten Galleries  Search this
Kovlar Gallery (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
St. Genevieve School of Art  Search this
University of Chicago.Oriental Institute  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9115
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211309
AAA_collcode_martyl
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211309

Eva Lee Gallery records, 1921-1973

Creator:
Eva Lee Gallery  Search this
Subject:
Lipschitz, Jacques  Search this
Hartley, Marsden  Search this
Loewe, Frederick  Search this
Neumann, J. B. (Jsrael Ber)  Search this
Lieberman, Harry  Search this
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Hopkins, John  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Ritchie, Andrew Carnduff  Search this
Grosz, George  Search this
Nesbitt, Lowell  Search this
Marin, John  Search this
Simpson, Merton D. (Merton Daniel)  Search this
Corinth, Lovis  Search this
Indiana, Robert  Search this
Calder, Alexander  Search this
Odets, Clifford  Search this
Lee, Eva  Search this
Christo  Search this
Feininger, Lyonel  Search this
Mommer, Paul  Search this
Dalí, Salvador  Search this
Magritte, René  Search this
Albers, Josef  Search this
Vasarely, Victor  Search this
Valentin, Curt  Search this
Benn, Ben  Search this
Cornell, Joseph  Search this
Weber, Max  Search this
Korvettes  Search this
New Art Circle (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8866
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211051
AAA_collcode_evalee
Theme:
The Art Market
Art Gallery Records
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211051
Online Media:

Jerry Bywaters papers, [ca. 1900-1979]

Creator:
Bywaters, Jerry, 1906-1989  Search this
Subject:
Canaday, John Edwin  Search this
Hurd, Peter  Search this
Wyeth, Andrew  Search this
Nicholson, Ben  Search this
Goodrich, Lloyd  Search this
Dobie, J. Frank (James Frank)  Search this
Bellows, Emma Louise Story  Search this
Staub, John F.  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Hertzog, Carl  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Lea, Tom  Search this
D'Harnoncourt, Rene  Search this
Albright, Ivan  Search this
Barr, Alfred H.  Search this
Mayor, A. Hyatt (Alpheus Hyatt)  Search this
Cisneros, José  Search this
Cullinan, Nina J.  Search this
Kimball, Fiske  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Dallas Art Association  Search this
Dallas Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Architects  Search this
Art patrons  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5444
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211288
AAA_collcode_bywajerr
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Lives of American Artists
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Art Theory and Historiography
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211288

Karl E. Fortess taped interviews with artists, circa 1963-1985

Creator:
Fortess, Karl E. (Karl Eugene), 1907-1993  Search this
Subject:
Penney, James  Search this
Kahn, Wolf  Search this
Sample, Paul Starrett  Search this
Greene, Balcomb  Search this
Avery, Sally Michel  Search this
Thon, William  Search this
Pattison, Abbott Lawrence  Search this
Lockspeiser, Mary  Search this
Held, Al  Search this
Melcarth, Edward  Search this
D'Arcangelo, Allan  Search this
Hudson, Gary Van Voorhees  Search this
Alexander, F. O. (Franklin Osborne)  Search this
Dickinson, Edwin Walter  Search this
Klitgaard, Georgina  Search this
Kupferman, Lawrence Edward  Search this
Motherwell, Robert Burns  Search this
Knaths, Karl  Search this
Palmer, William C. (William Charles)  Search this
Weinberg, Elbert  Search this
Ferber, Herbert  Search this
Prohaska, Ray  Search this
Mandel, Howard  Search this
Adler, Samuel  Search this
Groth, John  Search this
Candell, Victor  Search this
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Leslie, Alfred  Search this
Simon, Sidney  Search this
Callahan, Kenneth L.  Search this
Reich, Murray  Search this
Greenwood, Marion  Search this
Zerbe, Karl  Search this
Baber, Alice  Search this
Schreiber, Georges  Search this
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette  Search this
Brooks, James  Search this
Siporin, Mitchell  Search this
Ossorio, Alfonso A.  Search this
Marantz, Irving  Search this
Moy, Seong  Search this
Boghosian, Varujan  Search this
Kingman, Dong  Search this
Alcalay, Albert  Search this
Burlin, Paul  Search this
Nakian, Reuben  Search this
Cherry, Denny Winters  Search this
Berger, Jason  Search this
Dehner, Dorothy  Search this
Blanch, Arnold  Search this
Engle, Harry  Search this
Rickey, George  Search this
Kallem, Henry  Search this
Sternberg, Harry  Search this
Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin)  Search this
Opper, John  Search this
Schwartz, Henry  Search this
De Diego, Julio  Search this
Angeloch, Robert  Search this
Baumbach, Harold  Search this
Manso, Leo  Search this
Orsini, Robert  Search this
Bell, Leland  Search this
Vytlacil, Vaclav  Search this
Laning, Edward  Search this
Jenkins, Paul  Search this
Passlof, Pat (Patricia)  Search this
Wilson, John Woodrow  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Mazur, Michael  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Jules, Mervin  Search this
Mattson, Henry E (Henry Elis)  Search this
Frankenthaler, Helen  Search this
Martin, Fletcher  Search this
Parker, Raymond  Search this
Blume, Peter  Search this
Magafan, Ethel  Search this
Picken, George  Search this
Marcus, Marcia  Search this
De Creeft, José  Search this
Murch, Walter Tandy  Search this
Neel, Alice  Search this
Hoener, Arthur  Search this
Gibran, Kahlil  Search this
Solman, Joseph  Search this
Soyer, Isaac  Search this
Yarde, Richard  Search this
Rivers, Larry  Search this
Koch, John  Search this
Kaz, Nathaniel  Search this
Grippe, Peter J.  Search this
Armitage, Kenneth  Search this
Hartigan, Grace  Search this
Eichenberg, Fritz  Search this
Guston, Philip  Search this
Neustadt, Barbara  Search this
Lee, Doris  Search this
Florsheim, Richard A.  Search this
Lipton, Seymour  Search this
Blackburn, Robert Hamilton  Search this
Demetropoulos, Charles  Search this
King, William Dickey  Search this
Romano, Umberto Roberto  Search this
Floch, Joseph  Search this
Harmon, Lily  Search this
Schrag, Karl  Search this
Pachner, William  Search this
Pollet, Joseph C.  Search this
Laderman, Gabriel  Search this
Marsicano, Nicholas  Search this
Sander, Ludwig  Search this
Lechay, James  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Pike, John  Search this
Hirsch, Joseph  Search this
Pineda, Marianna  Search this
Katz, Alex  Search this
Breinin, Raymond  Search this
Morgan, Maud Cabot  Search this
Cherry, Herman  Search this
Gonzalez, Xavier  Search this
Dodd, Lamar  Search this
Weeks, James  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy  Search this
Levine, Jack  Search this
Citron, Minna Wright  Search this
Glaser, Milton  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph  Search this
Lassaw, Ibram  Search this
Cusumano, Stefano  Search this
Watkins, Franklin Chenault  Search this
Dehn, Adolf Arthur  Search this
Fine, Perle  Search this
Laufman, Sidney  Search this
Swan, Barbara  Search this
Chavez, Edward Arcenio  Search this
Stoltenberg, Donald  Search this
Tovish, Harold  Search this
Haeberlin, Carolyn  Search this
Vehara, Carole  Search this
Heliker, John Edward  Search this
Sterne, Hedda  Search this
Summers, Carol  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Poons, Larry  Search this
Taylor, John  Search this
Crampton, Rollin McNeil  Search this
Morris, Kyle Randolph  Search this
Scarlett, Rolph  Search this
Dobkin, Alexander  Search this
Rosati, James  Search this
Cote, Alan A.  Search this
Baskin, Leonard  Search this
Hurwitz, Sidney  Search this
Nivola, Costantino  Search this
Busa, Peter  Search this
Metcalf, Conger A.  Search this
Preusser, Robert O. (Robert Ormerod)  Search this
Maril, Herman  Search this
Brook, Alexander  Search this
Hopper, Jo N. (Josephine Nivison),  Search this
Toney, Anthony  Search this
Vickrey, Robert  Search this
Muench, John  Search this
Lasker, Joe  Search this
Kaplan, Joseph  Search this
Solomon, Hyde  Search this
Russo, Alexander  Search this
Crawford, Ralston  Search this
Hale, Robert Beverly  Search this
Matsubara, Naoko  Search this
Abeles, Sigmund  Search this
Moffett, Ross E.  Search this
Loew, Michael  Search this
Moss, Ben Frank  Search this
Philipp, Robert  Search this
Townley, Hugh  Search this
Rose, Herman  Search this
Aach, Herbert  Search this
Merkin, Richard  Search this
Frasconi, Antonio  Search this
Lee-Smith, Hughie  Search this
Milton, Peter Winslow  Search this
Bearden, Romare  Search this
Bourgeois, Louise  Search this
Ponce de Leon, Michael  Search this
Pickens, Alton  Search this
Barnet, Will  Search this
Kienbusch, William Austin  Search this
Cox, Jan  Search this
Petrov, Dimitre  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Kay, Reed  Search this
Bromberg, Manuel  Search this
Dodd, Betty  Search this
Woodruff, Hale Aspacio  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Christ-Janer, Albert  Search this
Pearlstein, Philip  Search this
Mason, Emily  Search this
Hillsmith, Fannie  Search this
Leiber, Gerson August  Search this
Lewis, Norman  Search this
Polonsky, Arthur  Search this
Golub, Leon  Search this
Bohlen, Nina  Search this
Finkelstein, Louis  Search this
Brandt, Warren  Search this
Peterdi, Gabor  Search this
Birmelin, Robert  Search this
Small, Hannah  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya  Search this
Solomon, Syd  Search this
Schwartz, Manfred  Search this
Castellón, Federico  Search this
Plate, Walter  Search this
Soyer, Moses  Search this
Schmidt, Katherine  Search this
Kallem, Herbert  Search this
Blanch, Lucile Lundquist  Search this
Tam, Reuben  Search this
Neuman, Robert S. (Robert Sterling)  Search this
Ruellan, Andrée  Search this
Gwathmey, Robert  Search this
Morris, George L. K. (George Lovett Kingsland)  Search this
White, Charles  Search this
Chaet, Bernard  Search this
Sokole, Miron  Search this
Eshoo, Robert  Search this
Stone, Sylvia  Search this
Refregier, Anton  Search this
Browning, Colleen  Search this
Wilson, Reginald  Search this
Biddle, George  Search this
Kepes, Gyorgy  Search this
Vicente, Esteban  Search this
Chasteen, Ancil  Search this
Margo, Boris  Search this
Freilicher, Jane  Search this
Moller, Hans  Search this
Steffen, Bernard J.  Search this
Gikow, Ruth Levine  Search this
Sievan, Maurice  Search this
Katzman, Herbert  Search this
Resnick, Milton  Search this
Reisman, Philip  Search this
Botkin, Henry  Search this
Wilson, Sol  Search this
Stamos, Theodoros  Search this
Prestopino, Gregorio  Search this
D'Arista, Robert  Search this
Alston, Charles Henry  Search this
Georges, Paul  Search this
Edwards, Ethel  Search this
Graziani, Sante  Search this
Hovannes, John  Search this
Redein, Alex  Search this
Lucioni, Luigi  Search this
Cox, Gardner  Search this
Isenburger, Eric  Search this
Sanders, Joop A.  Search this
Salemme, Lucy  Search this
Andrews, Benny  Search this
Stasik, Andrew  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13399
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216518
AAA_collcode_fortkarl
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216518

Brooklyn Museum interviews of artists, [ca. 1965-1968]

Creator:
Brooklyn Museum  Search this
Jacobowitz, Arlene  Search this
Subject:
Goodman, Sidney  Search this
Dombek, Blanche  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
Grillo, John  Search this
Sanchez, Emilio  Search this
Margo, Boris  Search this
Freilicher, Jane  Search this
Dash, Robert Warren  Search this
Lipschitz, Jacques  Search this
Baskin, Leonard  Search this
Meyer, Ursula  Search this
Arisman, Marshall  Search this
Ohlson, Douglas Dean  Search this
Weinberg, Albert  Search this
Brackman, Robert  Search this
Shahn, Ben  Search this
Sheeler, Charles  Search this
Peterdi, Gabor  Search this
Moller, Hans  Search this
Constant, George  Search this
Odate, Toshio  Search this
Graziani, Sante  Search this
Gwathmey, Robert  Search this
Bauermeister, Mary  Search this
Gropper, William  Search this
Estern, Neil  Search this
Kosama, Yayoi  Search this
Soyer, Moses  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Goldin, Leon  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Greene, Balcomb  Search this
Thon, William  Search this
Zorach, Marguerite  Search this
Anderson, Lennart  Search this
Casarella, Edmund  Search this
Doyle, Tom  Search this
Knaths, Karl  Search this
Lam, Jennett  Search this
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Jenkins, Paul  Search this
Offner, Elliot  Search this
Ernst, Jimmy  Search this
Levine, Jack  Search this
Antonakos, Stephen  Search this
Palmer, Amanda  Search this
Frankenthaler, Helen  Search this
Barker, Walter  Search this
De Creeft, José  Search this
Schrag, Karl  Search this
Nevelson, Louise  Search this
Lang, Steven  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Evergood, Philip Howard  Search this
Koch, John  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Lipton, Seymour  Search this
Laurent, Robert  Search this
Gussow, Roy  Search this
Butchkes, Sydney  Search this
Jaffe, Nora  Search this
Sopher, Aaron  Search this
Okada, Kenzo  Search this
Murch, Walter Tandy  Search this
Kienbusch, William Austin  Search this
Richards, Bill  Search this
Bishop, Isabel  Search this
Rivers, Larry  Search this
Kawabata, Minoru  Search this
Pereira, I. Rice (Irene Rice)  Search this
Hartigan, Grace  Search this
Listening to pictures  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7593
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209755
AAA_collcode_broomuse
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209755

American Artists Group records, 1934-1965

Creator:
American Artists Group  Search this
Subject:
Grant, Gordon  Search this
Smith, Bissell Phelps  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Pajaud, William E.  Search this
Bakós, Józef  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Helik, Peter  Search this
Prentiss, Tina  Search this
Gaige, Richard  Search this
Sawyer, Helen  Search this
Rogers, John  Search this
Dwight, Mabel  Search this
Walker, Maynard  Search this
Lahey, Richard  Search this
Barker, Ken  Search this
Dubois, Yvonne Pène  Search this
Detwiller, Fred  Search this
Sternberg, Harry  Search this
Bohrod, Aaron  Search this
Pellew, John C.  Search this
Bolton, Clarence  Search this
Reynard, Grant T.  Search this
Botke, Cornelius  Search this
Santo, Patsy  Search this
Neville, Vera  Search this
Schreiber, Georges  Search this
Newcombe, Warren  Search this
Markham, Kyra  Search this
Klitgaard, Georgina  Search this
Eby, Kerr  Search this
Neufeld, Woldemar  Search this
Mays, Maxwell  Search this
Soderberg, Ynve Edward  Search this
Anderson, C. W. (Clarence William),  Search this
Golden, Samuel  Search this
Wiggins, Guy C. (Guy Carleton)  Search this
Ross, Sanford  Search this
Shevis, William  Search this
Johnstone, Ralph Wilbur  Search this
Babcock, R. Fayerweather  Search this
Poray, Stan  Search this
Wengenroth, Stow  Search this
Petroff, Gilmer  Search this
Kotula, Jo  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim  Search this
Sample, Paul Starrett  Search this
Cosgrave, John O'Hara  Search this
Harmon, Jim  Search this
Ulreich, Nura Woodson  Search this
Nichols, John Hobart  Search this
Kleiber, Hans  Search this
Nesbitt, Alexander  Search this
Shane, Fred  Search this
Luneau, Omer Joachim  Search this
Ruzicka, Rudolph  Search this
Orozco, José Clemente  Search this
Komroff, Manuel  Search this
Rönnebeck, Arnold H.  Search this
Morris, Dudley  Search this
Lenski, Lois  Search this
Sharp, John  Search this
Gordon, Witold  Search this
Bemelmans, Ludwig  Search this
Curry, John Steuart  Search this
Kloss, Gene  Search this
Pike, John  Search this
Whorf, John  Search this
Kent, Norman  Search this
Hunt, Peter  Search this
Kuehne, Max  Search this
Plummer, Virginia  Search this
Duvoisin, Roger  Search this
Ganso, Emil  Search this
Cook, Howard Norton  Search this
Rosenberg, James N. (James Naumburg)  Search this
Woodward, Stanley Wingate  Search this
Botke, Jessie Arms  Search this
Grant, Vernon  Search this
Hatfield, Dalzell  Search this
Jacobs, Elmer  Search this
Pescheret, Leon Rene  Search this
Woiceske, Ronau William  Search this
Lederer, Wolfgang  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Naegele, Thomas  Search this
Roland, Conrad  Search this
Wickey, Harry  Search this
Sinclair, Gerrit Van W.  Search this
Funk, Tom  Search this
Freeman, Don  Search this
Karasz, Ilonka  Search this
Rose, Ruth Starr  Search this
Latham, Barbara  Search this
Vorst, Joseph Paul  Search this
Slotnick, Mortimer H.  Search this
Landon, Edward August  Search this
Shokler, Harry  Search this
Kronengold, Adolph  Search this
Ahgupuk, George Aden  Search this
Davis, Gladys Rockmore  Search this
Enright, Walter J. (Walter Joseph),  Search this
Wheelock, Warren  Search this
Golinkin, Joseph W. (Joseph Webster),  Search this
Sheets, Millard Owen  Search this
Luce, C. A.  Search this
Nicolett, Frank L.  Search this
King, Nettie  Search this
Landacre, Paul  Search this
Pennoyer, A. Sheldon (Albert Sheldon),  Search this
Pitz, Henry Clarence  Search this
Loeffler, Gisella  Search this
Prestopino, Gregorio  Search this
Paull, Grace  Search this
Rees, Rosalie  Search this
Denison, Harold  Search this
Shepler, Dwight  Search this
Rosenthal, Doris Patty  Search this
Dows, Olin  Search this
Nordmark, Olle  Search this
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Schaldach, William Joseph  Search this
Fitzpatrick, Daniel Robert  Search this
Nason, Thomas W. (Thomas Willoughby)  Search this
Bailey, Merrill A.  Search this
Fulton, Martha Ryther  Search this
Nichols, Dale  Search this
Warneke, Heinz (Heinrich)  Search this
Laughlin, Margaret  Search this
Bye, Ranulph  Search this
Huntley, Victoria Ebbels Hutson  Search this
Lewicki, James  Search this
Ruellan, Andrée  Search this
Avery, Ralph Hillyer  Search this
Buff, Conrad  Search this
Sheeler, Charles  Search this
Shelton, Alphonse Joseph  Search this
Eilshemius, Louis M. (Louis Michel)  Search this
Boyd, Fiske  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Wiggins, Myra Albert  Search this
Thieme, Anthony  Search this
Newton, Edith Whittlesey  Search this
Behncke, Nile Jurgen  Search this
Wilson, Edward Arthur  Search this
Topic:
Greeting cards industry  Search this
Art  Search this
Greeting cards  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6979
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209108
AAA_collcode_amerartg
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209108

Judith Zilczer papers, 1910-1995, bulk 1973-1995

Creator:
Zilczer, Judith, 1948-  Search this
Subject:
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Linder, Richard  Search this
Quinn, John  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Hartmann, Sadakichi  Search this
Dawson, Manierre  Search this
Munson, Gorham Bert  Search this
Hartley, Marsden  Search this
Coady, Robert J.  Search this
Dasburg, Andrew Michael  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden.  Search this
Whitney Museum of American Art  Search this
International Exhibition of Modern Art (1913 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Topic:
Art, Abstract  Search this
Synchromism (Art)  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
Curators  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16243
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)370463
AAA_collcode_zilcjudt
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_370463

Oral history interview with Thomas Hart Benton, 1973 July 23-24

Interviewee:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Reed, Alma M.  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Robinson, Boardman  Search this
Weichsel, John  Search this
Ingram, Rex  Search this
Pollock, Jackson  Search this
Craven, Thomas  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Muralists  Search this
Synchromism (Art)  Search this
Regionalism in art  Search this
Painters  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12796
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212013
AAA_collcode_benton73
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212013

Oral history interview with Herman Cherry, 1965 September

Interviewee:
Cherry, Herman, 1909-1992  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington),, 1920-  Search this
Subject:
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Artisans  Search this
Educators  Search this
Lithographers  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11793
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213356
AAA_collcode_cherry65
Theme:
Craft
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213356

Jacob Getlar Smith papers, 1919-1966

Creator:
Smith, Jacob Getlar, 1898-1958  Search this
Subject:
Halper, Nathan  Search this
Matulka, Jan  Search this
Soyer, Raphael  Search this
Zorach, William  Search this
Evergood, Philip Howard  Search this
Fiene, Ernest  Search this
Tamotsu, Chuzo  Search this
Stone, Irving  Search this
Scaravaglione, Concetta Maria  Search this
Cadmus, Paul  Search this
Chain, Jack  Search this
Criss, Francis  Search this
Prestopino, Gregorio  Search this
Genauer, Emily  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Edie, Stuart  Search this
Gershoy, Eugenie  Search this
Soyer, Moses  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan L. (Zoltan Leslie)  Search this
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Levi, Julian E. (Julian Edwin)  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Topic:
Drawing  Search this
Watercolor painting  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7452
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209610
AAA_collcode_smitjaco
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209610

Aline Meyer Liebman papers, 1906-1978

Creator:
Liebman, Aline Meyer, 1879-1966  Search this
Subject:
Stieglitz, Alfred  Search this
Marin, John  Search this
Weston, Edward  Search this
Adams, Ansel Easton  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Lachaise, Gaston  Search this
Bluemner, Oscar  Search this
Strand, Paul  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Borglum, Gutzon  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Topic:
Art, Modern  Search this
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Art patronage  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9850
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212345
AAA_collcode_liebalin
Theme:
Women
The Art Market
Photography
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212345

Matthew Baigell papers, [ca. 1965-1985]

Creator:
Baigell, Matthew, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
Cézanne, Paul  Search this
Sherman, Hoyt Leon  Search this
Weichsel, John  Search this
Lozowick, Louis  Search this
Macdonald-Wright, Stanton  Search this
Gropper, William  Search this
Davis, Stuart  Search this
Gottlieb, Harry  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Lichtenstein, Roy  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Social realism  Search this
Cubism  Search this
Muralists  Search this
Regionalism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5835
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208675
AAA_collcode_baigmatt
Theme:
Diaries
Art Theory and Historiography
Art Movements and Schools
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208675

Groucho Marx Collection

Artist:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Collector:
Marx, Groucho (Julius Henry), 1890-1977 (comedian)  Search this
Names:
Four Nightingales  Search this
Marx Brothers  Search this
Paramount Pictures  Search this
RKO Pictures (studio)  Search this
Three Nightingales  Search this
United Artists  Search this
Warner Brothers  Search this
Marx, Chico  Search this
Marx, Harpo  Search this
Palmer, Minnie  Search this
Extent:
12 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Personal papers
Photographs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Photographic prints
Scrapbooks
Sheet music
Correspondence
Place:
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Date:
1911-1978
Scope and Contents:
Series 1: Correspondence, 1932-1977 is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. In 1965, Marx gave the Library of Congress a portion of his correspondence with well-known personages. The majority of the correspondence in this collection dates from the post World War II era (Marx's early correspondence is located at the Library of Congress.) This series includes correspondence from well-known persons, fans, admirers and friends. There is an extensive amount of correspondence with the screenwriter Nunnally Johnson. The series includes letters concerning public relations, Walt Disney caricatures of the Marx Brothers, The Grouchophile permission letters, unidentified correspondence and one letter from Chico Marx to Gummo Marx.

Series 2: Publications, Manuscripts and Print Articles by Marx, 1930-1958, undated is arranged chronologically with circa and undated material placed before the book manuscripts. This series contains written material by Groucho Marx excepting scripts and sketches. The series includes articles written by Marx for national magazines, various speeches and manuscripts for three of Marx's books.

Series 3: Scripts and Sketches, 1939-1959, undated, is arranged alphabetically with television scripts and sketches placed before full-length movie and theatre scripts. This series contains television, motion picture and theatre scripts and sketches, monologues, and related written material pertaining to works starring or featuring Marx. It also contains scripts for the one theatrical play written by Marx, A Time for Elizabeth.

Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1923-1978 is arranged chronologically and contains sixteen scrapbooks spanning Marx's career from his first Broadway success, I'll Say She Is to the year after his death. Of particular interest are the early scrapbooks for the Marx Brothers career, a scrapbook spanning the years 1934-1958 complied by Marx himself for his daughter Melinda, a photographic scrapbook compiled by the staff of Life magazine documenting a 1963 magazine layout of Marx and his then wife Eden Hartford Marx. There is also a scrapbook devoted to Chico Marx's brief career as a bandleader in the mid-late 1940s.

Series 5: Music,circa 1930-1975, undated is arranged alphabetically and includes original music manuscripts written by Marx and songs for Marx's shows and motion pictures and unidentified manuscripts perhaps written by Marx, his friends, his daughter Melinda or her music teacher. It also includes commercially produced sheet music purchased by Marx, copies of songs featured in Marx's motion pictures, music from "Minnie's Boys the theatrical production based on the Marx Brothers and their mother, an autographed copy of "Stay Down Here Where You Belong" by Irving Berlin, songs written by Marx published commercially, and Marx's copy of a collection of songs by Gilbert and Sullivan.

Series 6: Publicity, ca. 1911-1977 contains theatre programs, motion picture reviews, newspaper clippings both foreign and domestic, record album covers, a book cover and one poster of the Marx Brothers. There are items related specifically to Chico Marx. This series is arranged chronologically.

Series 7: Artwork and Photographs, 1911-1976, undatedis arranged according to subject matter and includes artwork, features cartoons and caricatures of the Marx Brothers by various artists including the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer art department and Hirschfield, sketches of the Marx Brothers by Sheila Smith, Peggy Jacobs, Bridget Crowe and Mark E. Williams (all probably fans of the Marx Brothers), various candid photographs, publicity photographs and studio portraits of Marx, his brothers, his immediate family, correspondence and related images and photographic negatives and transparencies.

Series 8: Personal and Family Documents, 1925-1975, undated contains documents relating to Marx's personal life and his brothers Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, and his daughter Melinda. Of particular interest is Marx's copy of the transcript of his divorce deposition from Eden Hartford Marx, two proclamations from the City of Los Angeles and a portfolio cover made for him by his daughter Melinda. This series is arranged chronologically.

Series 9: Audiovisual, 1929-1970 includes home movies of Groucho, brothers Harpo and Chico, and Groucho's wife and children as well as film and kinescope copies of television programs featureing Groucho as the star or guest.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into 9 series.

Series 1: Correspondence,1932-1977

Series 2: Publications, Manuscripts, and Print Articles by Groucho Marx, 1930-1958, undated

Series 3: Scripts and Sketches, 1939-1959, undated

Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1923-1978

Series 5: Music, circa 1930-1975, undated

Subseries 5.1: Original Music Manuscrpts

Subseries 5.2: Commercially Produced Sheet Music and Collections

Series 6: Publicity, circa 1911-1977

Series 7: Artwork and Photographs, 1911-1976, undated

Subseries 7.1: Artwork

Subseries 7.2: Photographs

Subseries 7.3: Photographic Negatives and Transparencies

Series 8: Personal and Family Documents, 1925-1978, undated

Series 9: Audiovisual

Subseries 9.1: Moving Images

Subseries 9.2: Sound Recordings
Biographical / Historical:
One of 20th century America's most enduring comics and cultural icons was Groucho Marx. Julius Henry Marx, better known as Groucho, was born in New York City on October 2, 1890. He was the third of five sons born to Minna and Samuel Marx. Minna's brother, Al Shean, was a part of the well-known vaudeville team, Gallagher and Shean.

The Marx family consisted of five boys: Leonard (Chico), Arthur (Harpo), Julius (Groucho), Milton (Gummo) and Herbert (Zeppo). The family lived in the Yorkville section of New York City. Groucho had a high soprano singing voice and his first job was singing in the choir of an Episcopal church. He joined Gus Hall and his vaudeville troupe when he was eleven. Groucho attended P.S. 86 but never went beyond the 7th grade. Minna organized the Three Nightingales with Groucho, Gummo and a girl singer. The girl was eventually replaced by a boy tenor and Harpo joined the troupe. The name of the group was changed to The Four Nightingales. Minnie acted as the group's manager. The group became known as the Marx Brothers with everyone except Gummo taking part in the act. The family moved to Chicago ca. 1904 where their grandfather lived.

The brothers toured the South and Midwest performing a vaudeville skit called, "Fun in Hiskule". It is noted that the comedy act began in Nacogdoches, Texas. The Marx Brothers first big success came in 1919 with their vaudeville act entitled "Home Again". In 1920, they were booked into the Palace Theatre in New York City and played there for thirteen months. They were later banished from the circuit due to a contract violation - they had accepted employment without Albee's permission. Groucho married Ruth Johnson on February 4th, 1920 and divorced her in July 1942. They had one daughter, Miriam and one son, Arthur born in 1921.

In 1923, they toured with the show, "I'll Say She Is", a collection of vaudeville routines that Groucho had written in collaboration. The show ran on Broadway for thirty-eight weeks. On December 8, 1925, the brothers (using their nicknames professionally for the first time) opened on Broadway in "The Cocoanuts". The play was written expressly for them by George S. Kaufman and Morris Ryskind with music by Irving Berlin. The brothers made a silent film circa 1924 called "Humor Risk" but it was never released. "Animal Crackers" opened on October 23, 1928. It was in this show that Groucho created one of his most famous characters, Captain Spaulding, the African explorer. Groucho was by this time paired with Margaret Dumont, stooge and foil, whom Groucho claimed never, really understood the Marx Brothers comedy.

On the strength of their success in "The Cocoanuts", they were signed to a film contract. In 1929, they made the film version of "The Cocoanuts" while performing "Animal Crackers" on the stage. Their mother, Minna Marx died the same year. The following year they starred in the film version of "Animal Crackers". Both films were made in New York City. In 1931, Groucho moved to Hollywood where The Marx Brothers made thirteen films. The brothers signed with Paramount Pictures and made "Monkey Business" (1931), "Horsefeathers" (1932) and "Duck Soup" (1933) while at the studio. In 1933, Zeppo left the troupe and Samuel Marx died.

In February 1934, Groucho and Chico teamed up in a radio program called, "Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel", about characters who were comic lawyers. In March 1934, they replaced Ethel Waters on a weekly radio series sponsored by the American Oil Company. In 1935, the brothers starred in "A Night at the Opera" for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, a film produced by Irving Thalberg and a sequel, "A Day at the Races" (1937). In addition to working for MGM, the brothers starred in "Room Service" (1938) for the RKO studio.

The brothers discontinued the act in September 1941 but reunited for the film "A Night in Casablanca" (1946) and "Love Happy" (1949). Groucho found work as a solo artist making films for RKO, Warner Brothers and Paramount. In March 1943, the Pabst Blue Ribbon Brewery sponsored a half-hour variety show on CBS starring Groucho. Groucho married his second wife, Catherine "Kay" Gorcey in July 1945, they had one daughter Melinda. They divorced in 1951. Groucho continued to guest on many radio shows and continued to be at his peak when ad-libbing. John Guedel created "You Bet Your Life" for Groucho in October 1947. The show aired over the ABC radio network. It moved to CBS and in 1950 it was purchased by NBC and ran on television until 1961. The show ran for a total of four years on radio and eleven years on television. Groucho won radio's Peabody Award as best comedian on radio in 1948; an Emmy award in 1951; and the Motion Picture Daily Annual TV poll from 1951-1954.

Groucho was also musical. He played the guitar, but never as part of his shows. He was also an author and a playwright. He wrote the stage play, "A Time for Elizabeth", in 1948 with Norman Krasna. The play ran for eight days on Broadway but had longer runs in summer stock. In July 1954, Groucho married his third and final wife Eden Hartford. They divorced in December of 1969. In 1967, Simon and Schuster published excerpts from letters Groucho had donated to the Library of Congress in 1965. The book was entitled The Groucho Letters. Groucho authored other books, Groucho and Me (1959) his autobiography, The Secret Word is Groucho (1976) with Hector Arce and The Grouchophile (1976).

Groucho retired in 1961 but in 1972 with the help Erin Fleming, his companion and manager since 1969, he toured in a solo act. The show entitled, "An Evening with Groucho" played Carnegie Hall in New York City in May 1972. Groucho was made a Commander of the French Order of Arts and Letters at the Cannes Film Festival in 1972. In 1974, Groucho received an honorary Academy Award (Oscar) for the contribution of the Marx Brothers to the art of film. Marx died on August 19th, 1977.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Julius H. (Groucho) Marx, through the Estate of Groucho Marx, August 5, 1987.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Reference copies of audiovisual materials must be used.
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:
Comedians -- 1920-1970  Search this
Entertainment  Search this
Radio comedies  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Theater  Search this
Radio programs  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Television programs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Personal papers
Photographs -- 20th century
Motion pictures (visual works)
Photographic prints
Scrapbooks
Sheet music
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Citation:
Groucho Marx Collection, 1911-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0269
See more items in:
Groucho Marx Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0269
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Fairfield Porter, 1968 June 6

Interviewee:
Porter, Fairfield, 1907-1975  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul, 1933-  Search this
Subject:
De Kooning, Willem  Search this
Coryllis, Peter  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Greenberg, Clement  Search this
De Kooning, Elaine  Search this
Katz, Alex  Search this
Maroger, Jacques  Search this
Hess, Thomas B.  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painting, Modern  Search this
Painters  Search this
Art critics  Search this
Art criticism  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12873
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211982
AAA_collcode_porter68
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211982
Online Media:

Oral history interview with James Penney, 1981 August 21-December 6

Interviewee:
Penney, James, 1910-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Subject:
Grosz, George  Search this
Soyer, Moses  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Educators  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12270
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212110
AAA_collcode_penney81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212110
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Stuyvesant Van Veen, 1981 May 5-14

Interviewee:
Van Veen, Stuyvesant, 1910-1988  Search this
Interviewer:
Nathan, Emily S., 1907-1999  Search this
Subject:
Kroll, Leon  Search this
Rich, Daniel Catton  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart  Search this
Walker, Hudson D. (Hudson Dean)  Search this
Boas, Franz  Search this
Beckmann, Max  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Painters  Search this
Drawing  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13341
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212119
AAA_collcode_vanvee81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212119

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