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The Baltimore book : new views of local history / edited by Elizabeth Fee, Linda Shopes, Linda Zeidman

Author:
Fee, Elizabeth  Search this
Shopes, Linda  Search this
Zeidman, Linda  Search this
Physical description:
xviii, 268 p. : ill. ; 29 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Maryland
Baltimore
Baltimore (Md.)
Date:
1991
C1991
Topic:
Working class--History  Search this
Industries--History  Search this
History  Search this
Tours  Search this
Call number:
F189.B157 B342 1991X
F189.B157B342 1991X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_417808

Hugh Mesibov interview, 1990 June 23

Creator:
Mesibov, Hugh, 1916-2016  Search this
Shopes, Linda  Search this
Subject:
Curran, Mary  Search this
Gallagher, Michael J.  Search this
Thrash, Dox  Search this
Federal Art Project (Pa.)  Search this
Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial  Search this
Graphic Sketch Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Artists' Union (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Printmakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10365
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213683
AAA_collcode_mesihugh
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213683

Frank Gasparro interview, 1990 May 17

Creator:
Gasparro, Frank, 1909-2001  Search this
Shopes, Linda  Search this
Subject:
Curran, Mary  Search this
Donato, Giuseppe  Search this
Artists' Union (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Federal Art Project (Pa.)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Interviews  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Depressions -- 1929  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10363
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213681
AAA_collcode_gaspfran
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213681

Hugh Mesibov interview

Creator:
Mesibov, Hugh, 1916-  Search this
Interviewer:
Shopes, Linda  Search this
Names:
Artists' Union (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Federal Art Project (Pa.)  Search this
Graphic Sketch Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Samuel S. Fleisher Art Memorial  Search this
Curran, Mary  Search this
Gallagher, Michael J., 1895-1965  Search this
Thrash, Dox, 1892-1965  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (sound cassettes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1990 June 23
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Hugh Mesibov conducted by Linda Shopes for the Archives of American Art Philadelphia Project. Mesibov speaks of his early life and early art experiences including his attendance at the Graphic Sketch Club (now known as the Samuel Fleisher Art Memorial); financial difficulties in the 1930s and his subsequest successful application to the Federal Art Project; his experiences on the FAP print project, including reminiscences of fellow artists Dox Thrash and Michael Gallagher; the development of the carborundum print process and its subsequent promotion; how the project was run and work assigned; his experiences on the easel and mural projects; political problems with the state director, Mary Curran, and the Artists' Union; and his post-FAP career.
Biographical / Historical:
Printmaker, associated with WPA Federal Art Project; Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Donated 1991 by the Pennsylvania State Archives.
Restrictions:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
Prints -- Technique  Search this
Printmakers -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.mesihugh
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mesihugh

Frank Gasparro interview

Creator:
Gasparro, Frank, 1909-  Search this
Interviewer:
Shopes, Linda  Search this
Names:
Artists' Union (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Federal Art Project (Pa.)  Search this
Curran, Mary  Search this
Donato, Giuseppe, 1881-1965  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (sound cassettes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1990 May 17
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Frank Gasparro conducted by Linda Shopes. Gasparro speaks of his early life including his studies with Giuseppe Donato; struggling through the Depression carving cemetery monuments; his successful application to the Federal Art Project (FAP) and his experiences while working with it; projects he worked on with the FAP and how they were assigned; how the project functioned; relations with other artists; political problems involving the Pennsylvania state director of the FAP, Mary Curran, and the Artists Union; and his subsequent work for the U.S. Mint.
Biographical / Historical:
Sculptor; Pennsylvania. Worked on Federal Art Project in Pennsylvania.
Provenance:
Donated by the Pennsylvania State Archives, 1991.
Restrictions:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Sculptors -- Pennsylvania -- Interviews  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Depressions -- 1929  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.gaspfran
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-gaspfran

Interview with Hugh Mesibov

Creator:
Mesibov, Hugh, 1916-2016  Search this
Shopes, Linda  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1990 June 23
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)22407
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Hugh Mesibov interview, 1990 June 23
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_22407

Oral history and public memories / edited by Paula Hamilton and Linda Shopes

Author:
Hamilton, Paula 1951-  Search this
Shopes, Linda  Search this
Physical description:
xvii, 302 p. : ill ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
2008
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Collective memory  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_899453

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