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Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990

Creator:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Covarrubias, Miguel  Search this
Edmunds, John  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Reynolds, Malvina  Search this
Refregier, Anton  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
O'Higgins, Pablo  Search this
O'Gorman, Juan  Search this
American Civil Liberties Union  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Photographs
Interviews
Diaries
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Printmakers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, Mexican  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women muralists  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5519
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211816
AAA_collcode_packemmy
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211816
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Oral history interview with Emmy Lou Packard

Interviewee:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Interviewer:
McChesney, Mary Fuller  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Moya del Pino, Jose, 1891-1969  Search this
Refregier, Anton, 1905-  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Extent:
39 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 May 11-12
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Emmy Lou Packard conducted 1964 May 11-12, by Mary Fuller McChesney, for the Archives of American Art.
Packard speaks of her early interest in art and her education; meeting Diego Rivera, studying under him; working with him on murals; Rivera's personality; his marriage to Frida Kahlo and reaction to her death; his political views and his influence on art during the 1930s. She describes her feelings about art of the Work Project Administration period, and she recalls Anton Refregier and Jose Moya del Pino.
Biographical / Historical:
Emmy Lou Packard (1914-1998) was a painter and a mural painter.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 3 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hrs., 29 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Painters -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- California  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.packar64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a3aaec44-c303-4a44-a10e-f01486a3ac14
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-packar64
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Oral history interview with Leo Holub

Interviewee:
Holub, Leo, 1916-2010  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Creator:
Art Schools in California Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
Art Schools in California Oral History Project  Search this
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit District (Calif.)  Search this
Stanford University. Dept. of Art  Search this
University of California, San Francisco. School of Fine Arts -- Faculty  Search this
University of California, San Francisco. School of Fine Arts -- Students  Search this
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984  Search this
Arnautoff, Victor Mikhail, 1896-1979  Search this
Barnes, Matthew Rackham, 1880-1951  Search this
Corbett, Edward, 1919-  Search this
Cunningham, Imogen, 1883-1976  Search this
Gaw, William A., 1891-1973  Search this
Hackett, Dick  Search this
Holub, Florence  Search this
Mackey, Spencer, 1880-1958  Search this
Mondale, Walter F., 1928-  Search this
Oldfield, Otis, 1890-1969  Search this
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Piazzoni, Gottardo, 1872-1945  Search this
Randolph, Lee F., b. 1880  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Sinel, Joseph Claude, 1889-1975  Search this
Smith, Hassel, 1915-2007  Search this
Sterne, Maurice, 1878-1957  Search this
Weston, Edward, 1886-1958  Search this
White, Minor  Search this
Wilson, Charis, 1914-2009  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (90 min), analog)
34 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1997 July 3
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Leo Holub conducted 1997 July 3, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in San Francisco, Calif.
Holub discusses his background, being born in Arkansas, moving to New Mexico, and then to Oakland, Calif. (1923); early educational experiences in Oakland, and later at the Art Institute of Chicago; seeing Edward Weston's photographic work at an exhibition in Chicago, and admiring Weston's nude studies of Charis Wilson; his return to the Bay Area; his studio on Montgomery St. (Monkey Block); meeting painter Matthew Barnes, who had assisted Diego Rivera with his murals at the California School of Fine Arts (CSFA), 1931-1932; his experiences as a student at CSFA- its program and instructors which included Maurice Sterne, Gottardo Piazzoni, Lee Randolph, Dick Hackett, Otis Oldfield, William Gaw, Spencer Mackey, and Victor Arnautoff; fellow students including Hassel Smith, Ed Corbett, and Florence Michelson (his future wife); and his beginning awareness of modernism.
Holub discusses his involvement with the Golden Gate International Exposition (1939); apprenticeship with industrial designer Joe Sinel and the advent of the product design era; his founding of Design Development Associates, and staying only a year before moving to Grass Valley, Calif. for his son's health; his return to the Bay Area, succeeding Emmy Lou Packard at the San Francisco Planning Office graphic arts dept.; working at the housing agency and redevelopment agency and as chief designer for the Bay Area Rapid Transit report.
He recalls his encounter with Ansel Adams at the 1955 Yosemite workshop where Holub produced a pictorial map of Yosemite; Adam's "zone system" of exposing for shadows and developing for highlights; going on to teach at CSFA (1955-1957), where Imogen Cunningham was a guest instructor; Minor White replacing him; his ten years at Stanford University's planning office (1960-1970); his campus views "Stanford Scene" that were used by the university to appeal for more space for the art dept., and his shows at Stanford's art gallery in 1964 and at the Washington, D.C. home of Vice President Walter Mondale in 1980.
Biographical / Historical:
Leo Holub (1916-2010) was a photographer, lithographer, and teacher from San Francisco, Calif.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics, and administrators.
Topic:
Photographers -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching -- California  Search this
Photography  Search this
Photography -- California -- San Francisco Bay Area  Search this
Function:
Art Schools -- California
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.holub97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94a5ec6a4-7e88-40a7-8b1c-4379fe338240
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-holub97
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Interview with Emmy Lou Packard conducted by John Fullmer for News Watch television series

Creator:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
circa 1975
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Interview with Emmy Lou Packard conducted by John Fullmer for News Watch television series, circa 1975. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13886
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Emmy Lou Packard draft letter to Milton Meltzer, New York, New York

Creator:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Meltzer, Milton, 1915-2009  Search this
Subject:
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1976 May 18
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Emmy Lou Packard draft letter to Milton Meltzer, New York, New York, 1976 May 18. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13887
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Emmy Lou Packard letter to Robert De Velbiss, San Francisco, CA

Creator:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
De Velbiss, Robert  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Place:
San Francisco, Calif.
Date:
1968 Aug. 01
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Emmy Lou Packard letter to Robert De Velbiss, San Francisco, CA, 1968 Aug. 01. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)13888
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Dorothea Lange letter to Emmy Lou Packard

Creator:
Lange, Dorothea, 1895-1965  Search this
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Packard, Emmy Lou  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
196-
Citation:
Dorothea Lange. Dorothea Lange letter to Emmy Lou Packard, 196-. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)17612
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_17612

Frida Kahlo, New York, New York letter to Emmy Lou Packard, San Francisco, California

Creator:
Kahlo, Frida, 1907-1954  Search this
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Packard, Emmy Lou  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1940 October 24
Citation:
Frida Kahlo. Frida Kahlo, New York, New York letter to Emmy Lou Packard, San Francisco, California, 1940 October 24. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Family life  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Illness  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)1852
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_1852
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Note about photograph of Ralph Stackpole with Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo

Creator:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Stackpole, Ralph  Search this
Type:
Writings
Place:
San Francisco, Calif.
Date:
1984 June 8
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Note about photograph of Ralph Stackpole with Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, 1984 June 8. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Muralists  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19801
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19801

Translation of "Discurso en el Aniversario de la Muerte de Frida Kahlo"

Creator:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
O'Gorman, Juan  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
198-?
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Translation of "Discurso en el Aniversario de la Muerte de Frida Kahlo", 198-?. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19802
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19802
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Draft of chapter from unpublished book on Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera

Creator:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1977
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Draft of chapter from unpublished book on Frida Kahlo and Diego Rivera, 1977. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Muralists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)19986
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_19986
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Silkscreen print "Chinese Market"

Creator:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Type:
Artworks
Place:
San Francisco, Calif.
Date:
circa 1960
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Silkscreen print "Chinese Market", circa 1960. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)20229
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_20229

Photograph of Frida Kahlo in Coyoacan, Mexico

Photographer:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Coyoacan, Mexico
Date:
1941
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Photograph of Frida Kahlo in Coyoacan, Mexico, 1941. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5517
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5517

Photograph of Diego Rivera eating at a table

Photographer:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1941
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Photograph of Diego Rivera eating at a table, 1941. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Dinners and dining  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5525
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5525

Frida and Diego at lunch in Coyoacan

Photographer:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Coyoacan, Mexico
Date:
1941
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Frida and Diego at lunch in Coyoacan, 1941. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Muralists  Search this
Painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5526
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5526

Frida Kahlo's studio

Photographer:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1941
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Frida Kahlo's studio, 1941. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5527
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5527

Diego Rivera with his idols

Photographer:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Coyoacan, Mexico
Date:
1941
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Diego Rivera with his idols, 1941. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Muralists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5528
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5528

Photograph of Frida Kahlo at her home in Coyoacan, Mexico

Photographer:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Kahlo, Frida  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Coyoacan, Mexico
Date:
1941
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Photograph of Frida Kahlo at her home in Coyoacan, Mexico, 1941. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women painters  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5532
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5532

Photograph of Diego Rivera with a spider monkey

Photographer:
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Rivera, Diego  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1941
Citation:
Emmy Lou Packard. Photograph of Diego Rivera with a spider monkey, 1941. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Animals  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)5948
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_5948

Frida Kahlo telegram to Emmy Lou Packard

Creator:
Kahlo, Frida, 1907-1954  Search this
Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998  Search this
Subject:
Arensberg, Walter  Search this
Kaufmann, Edgar  Search this
Type:
Correspondence
Date:
1941 December 17
Citation:
Frida Kahlo. Frida Kahlo telegram to Emmy Lou Packard, 1941 December 17. Emmy Lou Packard Papers, 1900-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art--Prices  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)747
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Archives of American Art
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edanmdm:AAADCD_item_747

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