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Arshile Gorky and Fiorello La Guardia at the opening of the Federal Art Gallery

Photographer:
Seltzer, Leo, 1916-  Search this
Seltzer, Leo, 1916-  Search this
Subject:
Gorky, Arshile  Search this
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry)  Search this
Federal Art Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1935 Dec. 27
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Celebrities  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)2127
See more items in:
Federal Art Project, Photographic Division collection, circa 1920-1965, bulk 1935-1942
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_2127
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Photograph of Wood Gaylor, Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, and others at the opening of Salons of America exhibition

Subject:
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Gaylor, Wood  Search this
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry)  Search this
Laurent, Robert  Search this
Rockefeller Center  Search this
Salons of America, Inc  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1935
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22300
See more items in:
Wood and Adelaide Lawson Gaylor papers, 1866-[circa 1986]
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22300
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Richard Carver Wood photographs of the dedication of To the Morrow, 1939

Creator:
Wood, Richard Carver  Search this
Wood, Richard Carver  Search this
Subject:
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt  Search this
Force, Juliana  Search this
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry)  Search this
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15801
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)289229
AAA_collcode_woodrich
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_289229

Wood and Adelaide Lawson Gaylor papers, 1866-[circa 1986]

Creator:
Gaylor, Wood, 1883-1957  Search this
Gaylor, Adelaide Lawson, 1889-1986  Search this
Gaylor, Wood, 1883-1957  Search this
Subject:
Bacon, Peggy  Search this
Brook, Alexander  Search this
Cahill, Holger  Search this
David, Hermine  Search this
Dos Passos, John  Search this
Field, Hamilton Easter  Search this
Ganso, Emil  Search this
Gwozdecki, Gustaw  Search this
Hart, George Overbury  Search this
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry)  Search this
Morrison, David H. (David Herron)  Search this
Osborn, Frank C.  Search this
Pascin, Jules  Search this
Schmidt, Katherine  Search this
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett)  Search this
Frost, John  Search this
Gellert, Hugo  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor  Search this
Hirsch, Stefan  Search this
Howland, Isabella  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
Laurent, Robert  Search this
Lawson, John Howard  Search this
Lie, Jonas  Search this
Mager, Gus  Search this
Newton, Alice  Search this
Strater, Henry  Search this
Schack, William  Search this
Baker, Josephine  Search this
Coady, Robert J.  Search this
Frueh, Alfred Joseph  Search this
Association of American Painters and Sculptors (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Friends of the Young Artists  Search this
Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation  Search this
Municipal Art Committee (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York Society of Women Artists  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Salons of America, Inc.  Search this
Thumb Box Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Wanamaker Gallery of Modern Decorative Art  Search this
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Topic:
Quill  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Artist couples  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8195
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210366
AAA_collcode_gaylwood
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210366

Wood and Adelaide Lawson Gaylor papers

Topic:
Quill
Creator:
Gaylor, Wood, 1883-1957  Search this
Gaylor, Adelaide Lawson, 1889-1986  Search this
Artists Coordination Committee (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Names:
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Armory Show (1913: New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Association of American Painters and Sculptors (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Friends of the Young Artists  Search this
Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation  Search this
Municipal Art Committee (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York Society of Women Artists  Search this
Penguin Club (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Salons of America, Inc.  Search this
Thumb Box Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Wanamaker Gallery of Modern Decorative Art  Search this
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987  Search this
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975  Search this
Brook, Alexander, 1898-1980  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Coady, Robert J., 1881-1921  Search this
David, Hermine, 1886-1971  Search this
Dos Passos, John, 1896-1970  Search this
Field, Hamilton Easter  Search this
Frost, A. B. (Arthur Burdett), 1851-1928  Search this
Frost, John, 1890-1937  Search this
Frueh, Alfred Joseph, 1880-1968  Search this
Ganso, Emil, 1895-1941  Search this
Gellert, Hugo, 1892-1985  Search this
Gwozdecki, Gustaw  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970  Search this
Hart, George Overbury, 1868-1933  Search this
Hirsch, Stefan, 1899-1964  Search this
Howland, Isabella, 1895-1974  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953  Search this
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947  Search this
Laurent, Robert, 1890-1970  Search this
Lawson, John Howard, 1894-  Search this
Lie, Jonas, 1880-1940  Search this
Mager, Gus, 1878-  Search this
Morrison, David H. (David Herron), 1885-1934  Search this
Newton, Alice  Search this
Osborn, Frank C., b. 1887  Search this
Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930  Search this
Schack, William, b. 1898  Search this
Schmidt, Katherine, 1898-1978  Search this
Strater, Henry, 1896-  Search this
Extent:
2.56 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1866-[circa 1986]
Scope and Contents:
Biographical material, correspondence, journals, notebooks, address books, business records, writings, sketchbooks, exhibition announcements and catalogs, clippings, photographs, and subject files relating to the artistic careers of Wood Gaylor and Adelaide Lawson, to Gaylor's work as a fashion pattern desiger, and, more broadly, to the New York art scene from the 1913 Armory Show through the 1930s.
Included are reminiscences and biographical documents; letters and postcards, some illustrated, from family, friends, artists, galleries, museums, and art organizations; letters of condolence to Adelaide upon Gaylor's death and letters to her concerning his work; original holiday and greeting cards to the Gaylors; a page from Wood's 1952 journal recording names of people attending Kenneth Hayes Miller's funeral and journals kept by Adelaide recording books read, plays attended, travels, and other activities, 1906, 1910 and 1915; a notebook kept by Gaylor regarding his work organizing the 1924 Women's Club exhibition in Jacksonville, Florida, listing artists (among them Pop Hart, Marsden Hartley, Picasso, and Kuniyoshi), titles, and prices of works shipped; business records, including receipts for Gaylor's work consigned or sold to the Downtown Gallery, 1929-1934, tax returns, and other business records, 1922-1979; writings by Wood, including speeches, lectures, and articles on American art and commercial patterns, scripts for New York radio station programs, 1932 and 1949, including a discussion with Salons of America members Alexander Brook, Robert Laurent, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, David H. Morrison, and Peggy Bacon, 1932; writings by others, including 19 poems by Lillian Byrnes, the introduction to the Hamiliton Easter Field Memorial Exhibition catalog by Elsa Rogo, and an organizational memo for the Modern Artists of America with annotations by Wood; four sketchbooks by Wood, 1916, 1923, and undated, and four by Adelaide, 1920-1922 and undated, done while traveling through Europe; and loose sketches by Wood and Adelaide.
Also included are exhibition catalogs and announcements of Wood and Adelaide's group and one-person shows, among them the Wanamaker Gallery of Modern Decorative Art, Friends of the Young Artists, 1915, Thumb Box Gallery, 1916, the MacDowell Club, 1918, the Dialis at the Civic Club Gallery, 1922, the Colony Club, 1922, Gallery 134 W. 4th, 1925, Downtown Gallery, 1930 and 1932, First Municipal Art Exhibition, Rockefeller Center, 1934, Kew Gardens Art Center, 1951, and the initial exhibition of the Museum of Art of Ogunquit, 1953; catalogs and announcements for other New York artists at Mrs. H. P. Whitney's Studio, 1917, Hamilton Easter Field Memorial Show at the American Art Galleries, 1922, Rockwell Kent at the M. Knoedler & Co., 1919, Walt Kuhn at the Grand Central Art Galleries, 1927, The Wanamaker Regional Art Exhibition, 1934, Yasuo Kuniyoshi at the Municipal Art Galleries, 1939, Kenneth Hayes Miller Commemoration Exhibit at the Art Students League 1949, a hand lettered announcement for the sale of George Overbury "Pop" Hart's watercolors by the Junior Art Patrons of America, undated, and catalogs from exhibitions held at the Gaylor's Barn; newspaper and magazine clippings, mostly photocopies, 1910-1979; a book, "The Technique of Oil Paintings and other Essays" by Hamilton Easter Field, 1913, and issues of the Pagan, 1918 and the Quill, 1918, containing drawings by Wood; photographs, circa 1887-1977, of Wood, Adelaide, family, homes, friends, travel, exhibitions, works of art and works of art by others, including a photograph of Wood by Emil Ganso, of Adelaide in an art class, possibly at the Art Students League, of Adelaide's art classes at the Gaylor Barn, of Jules Pascin, Hermine L. David-Pascin, Gustaw Gwozdecki, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Katherine Schmidt-Shubert, Robert Laurent, Frank and Alice Osborn and David H. Morrison, the Armory Show, the Carnegie Institute International in Pittsburgh, and the construction and installation of the Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation Collection at the Museum of Art, Ogunquit, Maine; subject files containing, correspondence, business records, writings, printed material, and photographs, on: Samuel Hawk, 1877; Penguin Club, 1917-1919; Wood's trusteeship of the Jules Pascin Estate, 1930-1956; Salons of America, 1923-1953 (including a group photo of Fiorella La Guardia, Holger Cahill, Robert Laurent, David H. Morrison, and Wood from the 1935 exhibition opening at Rockefeller Center); Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation, 1930-1966; New York City Municipal Art Committee, 1934-1937; Armory Show 50th Anniversary Exhibition, 1962-1963; and the New York Society of Women Artists, 1928-1976. The collection also contains biographical documents and correspondence of and relating to the Gaylor's daughter, Isabel Dale Gaylor.
Correspondents include Josephine Baker, Robert J. Coady, Evelyn Cutler, Margaret Di Silver, John and Betty Dos Passos, Hugo Gellert of the Artists Coordination Committee, Edith Halpert, Isabella Howland, Stefan Hirsch, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Robert Laurent, John Howard Lawson, Jonas Lie, Gus Mager, Alice Newton, William Schack, Henry Strater, and Dr. Martin G. Vorhaus among others.
One postcard July 1916, sent from Charleston, South Carolina, from Jules Pascin To Samuel Wood Gaylor.
A circa 100 page typescript of a record of reminiscences on Gaylor's early art career. This is one of 4 parts dictated by Gaylor in 1953. This recording was used as the basis for Jean Lipman's article "Wood Gaylor: Diary of the Carefree Years," published in Art In America, December 1963.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter and lithographer Samuel Wood Gaylor (1883-1957) was born in Stamford, Connecticut and studied at the National Academy of Design, New York, under Walt Kuhn. He exhibited at the Armory Show, the Penguin Club, and the Downtown Gallery and participated in many art organizations including the Kit-Kat Club, the Penguin Club, Modern Artists of America, American Society of Painters, Sculptors and Engravers. He served on the board for the Salons of America, the Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation, the New York City Municipal Art Committee, and the Museum of Art, Ogunquit, Maine.
Provenance:
Material on reel D9 was donated in 1958 by T. J. McCormick. Material on reel D160 was donated in 1964 by Adelaide Lawson Gaylor. The remainder was donated in 1986 by the Gaylors' sons, Wynn L. and Randall Gaylor. 16 items, mostly cards and letters to Gaylor were donated in 2008 by Christine Oaklander in honor of Dr. William Innes Homer, Art Historian and Professor Emeritus at the University of Delaware. Oaklander purchased the letters from Wyn Gaylor. An additional 21 documents, mostly cards and letters to Gaylor, were donated in 2015 by Wynn Gaylor.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm.
Occupation:
Lithographers -- New York (State)  Search this
Painters -- New York (State)  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State)  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Modernism (Art)  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Artist couples  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.gaylwood
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gaylwood

Richard Carver Wood photographs of the dedication of To the Morrow

Photographer:
Wood, Richard Carver  Search this
Names:
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948  Search this
La Guardia, Fiorello H. (Fiorello Henry), 1882-1947  Search this
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942  Search this
Extent:
4 Photographs
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1939
Scope and Contents:
Four b&w mounted photographs taken by Richard Carver Wood of the dedication of Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney's sculpture, "To the Morrow," created for the 1939-40 New York World's Fair. Pictured in the photographs with the sculpture are Whitney, Juliana Force, New York City Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, and Grover Whalen, the official World's Fair greeter, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Richard Carver Wood was a photographer and architect in New York, N.Y. and Cambridge, Mass.
Provenance:
Donated 2010 by Avis Berman, who received the photographs from Carl Rieser, nephew of Julianna Force, first Director of the Whitney Museum of American Art.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Identifier:
AAA.woodrich
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-woodrich

Little flower : the life and times of Fiorello La Guardia / Lawrence Elliott

Author:
Elliott, Lawrence  Search this
Subject:
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
United States Congress House  Search this
Physical description:
256 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Place:
United States
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1983
1898-1951
Topic:
Legislators  Search this
Mayors  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
CT275.L175 E4
CT275.L175E4
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_162684

The great mayor : Fiorello La Guardia and the making of the city of New York / Alyn Brodsky

Author:
Brodsky, Alyn  Search this
Subject:
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
United States Congress House  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 530 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2003
C2003
1898-1951
Topic:
Legislators  Search this
Mayors  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
CT275.L175 B76 2003
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_710381

New York no-jury exhibition Salons of America, Inc. / sponsored by the Honorable Fiorello H. La Guardia

Author:
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
Rockefeller Center  Search this
Salons of America, Inc  Search this
Physical description:
[74] p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1934
20th century
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
ND212 .S67 1934
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_637963

First Municipal Art Exhibition, sponsored by the Honorable Fiorello H. LaGuardia. Paintings, sculpture, drawings, prints, by living American artists identified with the New York art world. The Forum, RCA Building, Rockefeller Center, New York City, February 28 to March 31, 1934

Author:
Municipal Art Exhibition (1st : 1934 : New York (City)  Search this
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
Physical description:
30 p. : mounted port. ; 26 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
1934
1934]
Topic:
Art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N5020 .N437 1934
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_640010

Patience and fortitude : Fiorello La Guardia : a biography / by William Manners

Author:
Manners, William 1907-  Search this
Subject:
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
Physical description:
290 p., [8] p. of plates : ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1976
C1976
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_536678

La Guardia: a biography by Jay Franklin [pseud.]; research by Joseph C. Bailey

Author:
Franklin, Jay 1897-1967  Search this
Bailey, Joseph C  Search this
Subject:
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
Physical description:
176 p. 20 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1937
[c1937]
Topic:
Mayors  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
E748.L23 F73 1937
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_540254

Fiorello H. La Guardia and the making of modern New York / Thomas Kessner

Author:
Kessner, Thomas  Search this
Subject:
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
United States Congress House  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 700 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
New York (State)
New York
United States
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1989
C1989
1898-1951
1901-1953
Topic:
Mayors  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
CT275.L175 K42 1989
CT275.L175K42 1989
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_382110

When LaGuardia was mayor : New York's legendary years / August Heckscher ; with Phyllis Robinson

Author:
Heckscher, August 1913-1997  Search this
Robinson, Phyllis C  Search this
Subject:
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
Physical description:
448 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1978
C1978
1898-1951
Topic:
Mayors  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Call number:
CT275.L175H4
F128.5.H44 1978X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_109633

La Guardia, a fighter against his times

Author:
Mann, Arthur 1922-1993  Search this
Subject:
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
Physical description:
v. illus. 22 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1959
[1959-
Call number:
E748.L23 M3X
E748.L23M3X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_22857

City of ambition : FDR, La Guardia, and the making of modern New York / Mason B. Williams

Author:
Williams, Mason B  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 494 pages, [8] leaves : illustrations ; 25 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
2013
1929
1898-1951
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Depressions  Search this
History  Search this
Politics and government  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1004281

Capronis, Farmans, and SIAs : U.S. Army aviation training and combat in Italy with Fiorello LaGuardia 1917-1918 / Jack B. Hilliard

Title:
U.S. Army aviation training and combat in Italy with Fiorello LaGuardia 1917-1918
Author:
Hilliard, Jack B  Search this
Museo Gianni Caproni  Search this
Subject:
La Guardia, Fiorello H (Fiorello Henry) 1882-1947  Search this
United States Army Aviation History  Search this
Physical description:
615 p. : ill., ports., plans ; 24 cm
Type:
Diaries
Correspondence
Personal narratives, American
Place:
United States
Italy
Date:
2006
C2006
Topic:
Air pilots, Military  Search this
Military cadets  Search this
Flight training  Search this
Caproni airplanes  Search this
World War, 1914-1918--Aerial operations, American  Search this
World War, 1914-1918  Search this
Call number:
D606 .H55 2006
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1015825

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