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[Holmlea]: courtyard between home and garage with covered walkway and sculpture/ornament garden.

Photographer:
Grills, Margaret  Search this
Provenance:
Dolley Madison Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Holmlea (Rapidan, Virginia)
United States of America -- Virginia -- Culpeper County -- Rapidan
Date:
2007 Feb.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Virginia -- Rapidan  Search this
Sculpture gardens  Search this
Garden ornaments and furniture  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Walkways  Search this
Stepping stones  Search this
Benches  Search this
Chairs  Search this
Jardinieres  Search this
Birdbaths  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item VA289007
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Virginia / VA289: Rapidan -- Holmlea
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb679c69f62-d69d-409f-8e70-33fabb048ffc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref19601

[GATOP]: stone path forks past marble statue "Lot's Wife" with view of woodland garden of spring-flowering pachysandra, forsythia and daffodils.

Photographer:
Farmer, Sara K.  Search this
Provenance:
Knoxville Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
GATOP (Knoxville, Tennessee)
United States of America -- Tennessee -- Knox County -- Knoxville
Date:
2006.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Walls, stone  Search this
Gardens -- Tennessee -- Knoxville  Search this
Trees  Search this
Retaining walls  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Woodland gardens  Search this
Mahonia  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Spring  Search this
Daffodils  Search this
Walkways, stone  Search this
Forsythia  Search this
Ground cover plants  Search this
Pachysandra  Search this
Bulbs  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TN066019
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Tennessee / TN066: Knoxville -- GATOP
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb68ad34ccd-1393-4e3d-9a75-d00336cb2e36
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref11077

[Coke Garden]: three tuteurs and statue in formal parterre garden with hedge in background.

Photographer:
Dunklin, Elsie Norman  Search this
Provenance:
Founders Garden Club of Dallas  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Coke Garden (Dallas, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Dallas
Date:
2006 May.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Dallas  Search this
Walkways, brick  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Tuteurs  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Allium  Search this
Box  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX008029
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX008: Dallas -- Coke Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb68465982b-aefd-4dc9-8271-332b2a3fca2a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13570

[Sands Garden]: corner of east sunken garden room with female sculpture.

Photographer:
Sands, Marcy W.  Search this
Provenance:
Founders Garden Club of Dallas  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Sands Garden (Dallas, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Dallas
Date:
2006 May.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Trees  Search this
Gardens -- Texas -- Dallas  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Sunken gardens  Search this
Stairs, grass  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Houses  Search this
Climbing plants  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX081017
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX081: Dallas -- Sands Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6dc759e25-6293-433d-ba5c-f06be363be5f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13658

[Holly Cottage Garden]: terraced, grass narrow walkway with brick steps between geometric topiaries.

Photographer:
Davis, Lindsey  Search this
Provenance:
The Gertrude Windsor Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Holly Cottage Garden (Tyler, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Smith County -- Tyler
Date:
2005 May.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Tyler  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Trees  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Edging, stone  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Climbing plants  Search this
Utility poles  Search this
Stairs, brick  Search this
Topiary work  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX057004
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX057: Tyler -- Holly Cottage Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb605225494-5266-4b8b-990a-627fa39ed241
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref14095

[Holly Cottage Garden]: female sculpture, hedges, and white geraniums in front of tall hedge.

Photographer:
Davis, Lindsey  Search this
Provenance:
The Gertrude Windsor Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Holly Cottage Garden (Tyler, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Smith County -- Tyler
Date:
2005 May.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Tyler  Search this
Hedges  Search this
Trees  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Roofs  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Ivy  Search this
Geraniums  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item TX057007
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas / TX057: Tyler -- Holly Cottage Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb687137d74-c769-4863-bf09-a4c6e329a464
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref14096

[Frog Pond]: looking at pond past perennials, statue, and through trees.

Photographer:
Sutton, Violette W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Frog Pond (Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- Chadds Ford
Date:
2002 Jun.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Trees  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Chadds Ford  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Plant supports  Search this
Flowering trees  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item PA644001
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania / PA644: Chadds Ford -- Frog Pond
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6f523ddcb-baa2-4de6-85be-20e6352c8f41
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16715

[Frog Pond]: stone stairs wind past sculpture and perennials near wooded area.

Photographer:
Sutton, Violette W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Frog Pond (Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania)
United States of America -- Pennsylvania -- Delaware County -- Chadds Ford
Date:
2002 Jun.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Sculpture  Search this
Trees  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Gardens -- Pennsylvania -- Chadds Ford  Search this
Flowering trees  Search this
Houses  Search this
Stairs, stone  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item PA644002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Pennsylvania / PA644: Chadds Ford -- Frog Pond
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d4f961dd-d055-43ec-9cb4-7c7b96844bb1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref16716

[Mason Garden]: female sculpture in sweeping lawn near "pointed" perennial bed.

Photographer:
Taplett, Jean C.  Search this
Provenance:
Little Garden Club of Rye  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Mason Garden (Rye, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Westchester County -- Rye
Date:
2006 Jul.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Trees  Search this
Evergreens  Search this
Gardens -- New York -- Rye  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NY864002
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York / NY864: Rye -- Mason Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6fb0f0ee0-cfeb-47cc-99af-6e55a579cbd6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref29494

[Oriskatach]: sculpture, "Lady With a Towel," by Enzo Plazzotta (European).

Photographer:
Lenden, Joanne W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Oriskatach (Feura Bush, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Albany County -- New Scotland -- Feura Bush
Date:
1997 Sep.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New York -- Feura Bush  Search this
Trees  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Cats  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NY560019
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York / NY560: New Scotland -- Oriskatach
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb66a8bef84-82ca-4058-bf6b-0bc7f548ee00
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref28319

[Oriskatach]: setting for sculpture, "Lady With a Towel," by Enzo Plazzotta (European).

Photographer:
Lenden, Joanne W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Oriskatach (Feura Bush, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Albany County -- New Scotland -- Feura Bush
Date:
1997 Oct.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New York -- Feura Bush  Search this
Trees  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NY560020
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York / NY560: New Scotland -- Oriskatach
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb62ffb28f8-58ec-4120-93ce-5fcbe884b687
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref28320

[Oriskatach]: sculpture, "Ballerina," in setting, by Enzo Plazzotta (European).

Photographer:
Lenden, Joanne W.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Oriskatach (Feura Bush, New York)
United States of America -- New York -- Albany County -- New Scotland -- Feura Bush
Date:
1999 Jun.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- New York -- Feura Bush  Search this
Trees  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Conifers  Search this
Ground cover plants  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item NY560021
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / New York / NY560: New Scotland -- Oriskatach
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d590d889-96e6-4ece-9d0a-79a6c32fad40
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref28321

[Secret Garden]: looking down from terrace garden towards house.

Photographer:
Cochran, John D., Jr.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Secret Garden (Indianapolis, Indiana)
United States of America -- Indiana -- Marion County -- Indianapolis
Date:
2006 Jun.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Indiana -- Indianapolis  Search this
Trees  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Walled gardens  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Lawns  Search this
Stairs, stone  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Walkways, flagstone  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Retaining walls  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Houses  Search this
Perennials  Search this
Chairs  Search this
Summer  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item IN041003
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Indiana / IN041: Indianapolis -- Secret Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6b0fbd5c2-f164-438b-85c1-ac821dd9534b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref7380

[Secret Garden]: stone backdrop for waterfall into pond; female statue to right.

Photographer:
Cochran, John D., Jr.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Secret Garden (Indianapolis, Indiana)
United States of America -- Indiana -- Marion County -- Indianapolis
Date:
2006 Jun.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Indiana -- Indianapolis  Search this
Formal gardens  Search this
Walled gardens  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Walkways, flagstone  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Impatiens  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Containers  Search this
Hosta  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item IN041006
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Indiana / IN041: Indianapolis -- Secret Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb67c60d2b2-6a01-459d-9966-2cc2364cdb8b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref7382

[Gracie's Garden]: pond with aquatic plants and female statue in center looking towards terraces.

Photographer:
Riss, Jan  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Gracie's Garden (Shawnee Mission, Kansas)
United States of America -- Kansas -- Johnson County -- Shawnee Mission
Date:
2004 Jun.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Shrubs  Search this
Gardens -- Kansas -- Shawnee Mission  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Terraces  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Outdoor furniture  Search this
Stairs, stone  Search this
Walls, stone  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Chairs  Search this
Water lilies  Search this
Retaining walls  Search this
Chaises longues  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item KS021004
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Kansas / KS021: Shawnee Mission -- Gracie's Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6d31b7533-df09-4930-9ad8-2e1376e36486
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref7622

[Virginia Spencer Garden]: potted hydrangea and female sculpture on stone walkway.

Photographer:
O'Hagan, John  Search this
Provenance:
Little Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm. slide.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Virginia Spencer Garden (Birmingham, Alabama)
United States of America -- Alabama -- Jefferson County -- Birmingham
Date:
2005.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Alabama -- Birmingham  Search this
Trees  Search this
Houses  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Pedestals  Search this
Walkways, stone  Search this
Hydrangeas  Search this
Walled gardens  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item AL032004
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The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Alabama / AL032: Birmingham -- Virginia Spencer Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6269442f9-8e38-434d-beac-0144a2614728
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4961

[Virginia Spencer Garden]: stairs to wide grass walkway leading to columns.

Photographer:
O'Hagan, John  Search this
Provenance:
Little Garden Club  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
1 Slide (col., 35 mm. slide.)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides
Place:
Virginia Spencer Garden (Birmingham, Alabama)
United States of America -- Alabama -- Jefferson County -- Birmingham
Date:
2005.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Alabama -- Birmingham  Search this
Trees  Search this
Flowering shrubs  Search this
Plants, Potted  Search this
Sculpture  Search this
Women -- Design elements  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Hydrangeas  Search this
Walled gardens  Search this
Garden borders  Search this
Walkways, grass  Search this
Edging, stone  Search this
Stairs, stone  Search this
Columns  Search this
Tables  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, Item AL032006
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The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Alabama / AL032: Birmingham -- Virginia Spencer Garden
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6f9e1a0eb-712d-4872-90cd-4bc127a5aa98
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref4962

Mind the Gap: Women Designing for Transit

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
Conversations and talks
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2021-12-10T06:33:36.000Z
YouTube Category:
Entertainment  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_QolZs86dyrc

The Garden as a Picture: Agnes Northrop’s Stained-Glass Designs for Louis C.Tiffany

Creator:
Smithsonian American Art Museum  Search this
Type:
Lectures
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-09-15T00:16:22.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Art, American  Search this
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Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
YouTube Channel:
americanartmuseum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_RDVIouHWPFU

Norma Merrick Sklarek Archival Collection

Creator:
Sklarek, Norma Merrick, 1926-2012  Search this
Names:
American Institute of Architects  Search this
Gruen Associates  Search this
Covington, Garnett K.  Search this
Davis, Carolyn Armenta, 1944-  Search this
Diamond, Katherine  Search this
Donaphin, Alexa Barnes  Search this
Grant, Bradford C.  Search this
Gruen, Victor, 1903-1980  Search this
Harney, Henrietta  Search this
Hermanuz, Ghislaine  Search this
Hinton-Lee, W. Chris  Search this
Hutchinson, Louise Daniel  Search this
LeGendre, Laurette  Search this
Love-Stanley, Ivenue  Search this
Mills, Marlene E.  Search this
Moseley-Olaleye, Joyce  Search this
Pelli, Cesar  Search this
Schwartz, Robert (Robert E.)  Search this
Siegel, Margot  Search this
Sklarek, Rolf  Search this
Sutton, Sharon E., 1941-  Search this
Tyler, Kathryn B.  Search this
Washington, Roberta  Search this
Williams, Paul R., 1894-1980  Search this
deJongh, Donna  Search this
Extent:
4.8 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Date:
1944-2008
Scope and Contents:
The Norma Merrick Sklarek Archival Collection documents the prestigious and groundbreaking career of one of the early women architects who also broke ground for African American architects as well. The collection highlights Sklarek's journey and accomplishments as she paved the way for future women architects and architects of color. The collection is comprised of family records, resumes, business ephemera, photographs, correspondence, publications, clippings, architectural drawings, as well as her many awards and accolades.
Arrangement:
The materials in this collection have been separated into eight series. The materials have been ordered and organized based on the content and chronology. Within each series and subseries, the folders are organized as close to the collection's original order as when it was acquired.
Biographical / Historical:
Norma Merrick Sklarek was a renowned architect and a woman of firsts who broke racial and gender barriers earning her place in the male-dominated world of architecture. She was the first Black woman member and esteemed fellow of the highly respected architectural professional organization, American Institute of Architects (AIA). Norma was distinguished in her career for leading challenging assignments and managing large, complex construction projects.

Norma Merrick was born April 15, 1926 to Dr. Walter Ernest Merrick, and Amelia (Amy) Willoughby in Harlem, New York City, New York. Her parents had emigrated from Trinidad, though her father was born in St. Vincent, West Indies. Norma's parents were a part of the first significant Caribbean immigration waves to the United States in the early 20th century. Arriving just a year before her birth, her parents saw possibility and education there. Her father, Walter attended Howard University and eventually became a physician. While her mother, Amy worked as a seamstress in a factory to make ends meet as Walter "wasn't much of a businessman" as described by Norma in an oral history interview. He practiced medicine in Harlem, New York. Norma stated that her father often served as a physician to African American celebrities such as Hazel Scott, Ethel Waters and Art Tatum. Walter was also a talented musician and carpenter that supported his daughter's love of art and math and encouraged her to pursue a career in architecture.

Around 1940, Norma was enrolled at the prestigious Hunter College High School for the intellectually gifted and "Ivy League-bound" young women. Excelling academically, Norma attended Barnard University, the prestigious women's college formerly administered by Columbia University. She attended Barnard initially in order to gain a year of a liberal arts education so that she could be accepted into then-known Columbia University School of Architecture. In 1947, she met and married, Dumas Flagg Ransom, law student at nearby Wagner University. She subsequently gave birth to her first son, Gregory Merrick Ransom shortly thereafter. She graduated from Columbia in 1950 with a Bachelor of Architecture (B.Arch.) degree. She was one of only two women and the only African American in her graduating class.

Despite her Columbia University pedigree, her race and gender made it predictably difficult to obtain employment. Norma easily recalls in an oral history interview later in life that she was turned down by nineteen prospective employers. It was on the twentieth interview with the Department of Public Works (DPW) that she was hired as a junior draftsperson for New York City. She passed her architecture licensing examination in 1954 becoming the first Black woman believed to be licensed to practice architecture in New York. Despite a poor recommendation from her DPW supervisor, she worked briefly at Katz, Waisman, Blumenkranz, Stein and Weber as a junior associate. She felt stifled and unchallenged and left that firm to do some rendering coloring work with notable New York architect, Bob Schwartz. In 1955, she started working at notable architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill (SOM) in New York City where she was given larger-scale projects. At the same time, she taught architecture courses at New York City Community College (presently called the New York City College of Technology) located in Brooklyn, NY. She was the school's first woman faculty member. It was also during her tenure at SOM that Norma joined AIA and inadvertently became the organization's first African American woman member. She was a member of the Council for the Advancement of the Negro in Architecture, a New York-based group. During all this groundbreaking work, Norma was a twice-divorced mother of two sons with the birth of her second son, David Merrick Fairweather from her union with Benjamin Fairweather. Norma depended on the assistance of her family in raising her sons while she worked and advanced her career.

In an effort to advance her career, Norma moved to Los Angeles, California to work with architectural firm, Gruen Associates in 1960. A requisite for an architect in California, Norma became the first Black woman to be a licensed architect in the state. Gruen Associates, founded by visionary Austrian architect Victor Gruen, was notable for their pioneering work with shopping malls and multi-use buildings. At Gruen, in 1965 she earned the director of architecture position where she was responsible for hiring and overseeing multiple staff members as well as serving as project manager on several high-profile projects for the firm.

Her projects included the high-rise multi-use building California Mart (1963), now known as California Market Center; skyscraper Fox Plaza (1966) in San Francisco and some of Norma's most notable work for Gruen, The Pacific Design Center (1975), a multi-use facility utilized by the California's bustling apparel and fashion industry. Norma's contributary design is affectionately known by California's locals as the "Blue Whale." Norma worked on the latter project with Gruen's lead architect at the time, Cesar Pelli, known for some of the world's tallest buildings, most notably World Finance Center (Brookfield Place) in New York City. Pelli also shared his credit with Norma for her exemplary contribution to the renovation and redesign of the San Bernardino City Hall (1972) in California as well as their work on the U.S. Embassy (1976) in Tokyo, Japan. While at Gruen, Norma married Rolf Sklarek, a fellow architect at the firm. She also taught architecture courses at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) and the University of Southern California (USC). At UCLA, she was the first African American member of the faculty.

In 1980, she was finally recognized for all of her trailblazing and innovative work, when she became the first African American woman elected to the AIA College of Fellows. The highest honor within the architecture profession. This prestigious award gave her assurance that she could take her career to another level. She departed Gruen for Welton Becket & Associates, a prominent California firm renowned for iconic music and cultural centers, including the iconic Capitol Records building in Los Angeles. Norma was appointed as the vice president of the firm and lead project manager on one of her most notable works, Terminal One at the Los Angeles International Airport. She was recognized for the timely completion of the project as preparation for the influx of travelers to Los Angeles the for the 1984 Olympic Games. Norma also suffered the loss of her husband, Rolf Sklarek, the same year.

It was her work from the Los Angeles Airport project that empowered Norma to break yet another barrier. 1985 proved to be significant year as she became first African American woman to found and co-own a woman-owned architectural firm. Norma collaborated with fellow veteran architects Margot Siegal and Katherine Diamond to create Siegel-Sklarek-Diamond (SSD). SSD was one of the largest woman-owned architecture firms at the time. Their largest project was the Tarzana Promenade, a 90,000 sq. ft. medical and retail center, and the remodel and renovation of the Lawndale Civic Center; both located in California. Norma also designed work for the proposed Marva Collins Preparatory School in Compton, CA. The school was named after seminal educator, Marva Collins that had revolutionized education for low-income students in a crime-ridden area in Chicago, Ill. The hope was the replicate Collins' important work for children in Compton.

Being a new firm amidst the prevalence of racism and sexism within the profession left SSD at a disadvantage. Their projects were mainly residential and smaller commercial projects that didn't bring the income and accompanying challenges like larger scaled projects. Sklarek left SSD in 1989 for Jerde Partnership, an established innovator in the design and construction of shopping malls around the world. Norma was hired as the principal on the project management for the design and construction of the Mall of America. Located in Bloomington, Minnesota, it is considered to be the largest shopping mall in United States.

In 1992, Norma retired from the profession but did not resign herself to stop working. Norma became an active advocate in broadening the profession to include more women and people of color. She focused her work on teaching, lecturing, and mentoring. Over the years, she served as faculty and lecturer at several universities including UCLA, USC, University of Iowa, Kansas State University, California Polytechnic as well as her alma mater Columbia University. In an effort to inspire Black architects, Norma regularly lectured at HBCUs including Howard University, Hampton University, Tuskegee University, and Southern University.

Sklarek's work was recorded and recognized by the black press and publishers, such as her being included in Ebony magazine as early as 1958, in their article on "Successful Young Architects." In 2008, the AIA awarded her with the Whitney M. Young, Jr. Award that recognizes architects who represented the profession's responsibility to address social issues. She also served on multiple professional boards and committees, such as the California Architects Board, Professional Qualifications Committee, California State Board of Architectural Examiners, the AIA National Ethics Council and many more.

On February 6, 2012, Sklarek died in the Pacific Palisades, California at the age of 85. She was survived by her husband Cornelius Welch, whom she married in 1985; her son, David Merrick Fairweather, stepdaughter Susan Welch as well as three grandchildren. She was predeceased by her son Gregory Merrick Ransom in 2006.

Historical Timeline

1926 -- Norma Merrick was born to Amy Willoughby and Walter Merrick in Harlem, New York.

1944 -- Graduated from Hunter College High School, New York, NY

1944-1945 -- Attended Barnard College, New York, NY

1945-1950 -- Attended Columbia University in New York City earning a bachelor's degree in architecture (B.Arch.).

1947 -- Married Dumas Flagg Ransom and had son, Gregory Merrick Ransom. They later divorced.

1950 -- Married Elwyn (Benjamin) Fairweather and had son, David Merrick Fairweather. They later divorced.

1950-1955 -- Worked at the Department of Public Works, New York, NY

1954 -- Licensed in the state of New York; believed to be the first black woman architect licensed in New York

1959 -- First African American woman member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA).

1955-1960 -- Worked at Skidmore, Owings, and Merrill in New York, NY

1957-1960 -- Architecture faculty member at New York City Community College, Brooklyn, NY

1960 -- Married Francis "Harry" Pena in New York, NY. Moved to California and began working at Gruen Associates and served as the Director of Architecture until 1980.

1962 -- First African American woman architect licensed in California

1963 -- Sklarek coordinated the design and construction of the California Mart, Los Angeles, CA.

1966 -- Sklarek coordinated the design and construction Fox Plaza in San Francisco, CA.

1967 -- Sklarek divorced Pena and married Rolf Sklarek, a fellow architect at Gruen Associates.

1970 -- Sklarek coordinated the design and construction of the Park Center Commercial Complex in San Jose, CA .

1972-1973 -- Sklarek coordinated the design and construction of the San Bernardino, City Hall in San Bernardino, CA.

1973 -- Sklarek coordinated the design and construction of Commons-Courthouse Center in Columbus, IN.

1973-1978 -- Served as faculty member in the UCLA School of Architecture and Urban Planning

1976 -- Sklarek coordinated the design and construction of the U. S. Embassy in Tokyo, Japan.

1978 -- Sklarek coordinated the design and construction of Pacific Design Center in Los Angeles, CA.

1980 -- First African American woman fellow of the AIA

1980-1985 -- Worked as VP and project manager at Welton Becket & Associates in Santa Monica, CA

1984 -- Sklarek working with Welton Becket Associates coordinated the design and construction of Terminal One at the Los Angeles International Airport, Los Angeles, CA. Rolf Sklarek died in February.

1985 -- Sklarek along with Margot Siegal and Katherine Diamond formed their own firm, Siegel- Sklarek-Diamond. Sklarek married Dr. Cornelius Welch.

1989 -- Left the Siegel-Sklarek-Diamond and joined The Jerde Partnership, in Venice, CA, as the principal project manager.

1989-1992 -- Sklarek coordinated the design and construction of the Mall of America in Minneapolis, MN.

1992 -- Retired from The Jerde Partnership

2003-2007 -- Served as commissioner on the California State Board of Architectural Examiners

2008 -- Awarded American Institute of Architects' Whitney M. Young Jr. Award

2012 -- Norma Merrick Sklarek died in the Pacific Palisades, California at the age of 85.
Provenance:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David Merrick Fairweather and Yvonne Goff
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Access to collection materials requires an appointment.
Rights:
The NMAAHC Archives can provide reproductions of some materials for research and educational use. Copyright and right to publicity restrictions apply and limit reproduction for other purposes.
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Photographs  Search this
Business  Search this
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Women  Search this
Japan -- Tokyo  Search this
Entrepreneurship  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
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Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Citation:
Norma Merrick Sklarek Archival Collection, 1944-2008. National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.A2018.23
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Norma Merrick Sklarek Archival Collection
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/io3a3fe2658-01c7-4c61-ac80-f808b2a24380
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmaahc-a2018-23
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