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Milton Morriss James papers, 1923-1980

Creator:
James, Milton Morriss, 1926-  Search this
Subject:
Tanner, Henry Ossawa  Search this
Bloch, Julius T. (Julius Thiengen)  Search this
Brady, Mary Beatty  Search this
Waring, Laura Wheeler  Search this
State Teachers College at Cheyney  Search this
Harmon Foundation  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Topic:
African American college teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney  Search this
African American teachers -- Training of -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney  Search this
African American universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10255
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213387
AAA_collcode_jamemilt
Theme:
African American
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213387

Milton Morriss James papers

Creator:
James, Milton Morriss, 1926-  Search this
Names:
Harmon Foundation  Search this
State Teachers College at Cheyney  Search this
Bloch, Julius T. (Julius Thiengen), 1888-1966  Search this
Brady, Mary Beatty  Search this
Tanner, Henry Ossawa, 1859-1937  Search this
Waring, Laura Wheeler, 1887-1948  Search this
Extent:
1 Microfilm reel
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Sketchbooks
Date:
1923-1980
Scope and Contents:
This microfilm collection consists of papers compiled by Milton Morriss James on African American artists Laura Wheeler Waring and Henry Ossawa Tanner, as well as on artist Julius Bloch.

The compiled papers related to Laura Wheeler Waring include correspondence (1923-1946) regarding commissions, exhibitions, honorary positions, and activities related to State Teachers College at Cheyney, as well as a letter from J. O. Tanner offering to sell an H. O. Tanner painting to Waring for Cheyney; teaching materials, including course outlines, exams, and reports for music and art appreciation, handwriting, visual education, and other art classes; a sketchbook; and printed material (1948-1977).

Julius Bloch material (1950-1980) includes correspondence regarding James' effort to purchase a Bloch painting, as well as an article on Bloch.

James' correspondence (1948-1977) relates to efforts to get a Philadelphia public school named after Laura Wheeler Waring and to organize exhibitions of Waring's work. Research correspondence conserns publications on Warring and Henry O. Tanner. Also included is correspondence with Mary Beattie Brady of the Harmon Foundation regarding works of art for Cheyney and the Laura Wheeler Waring Public School.
Biographical / Historical:
Milton Morriss James (1926-) is a teacher and author in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. James taught in the Philadelphia Public School System and publishes books and articles on African American artists. He was acquainted with Laura Wheeler Waring in the 1940s.
Provenance:
Microfilmed in 1990 as part of AAA's Philadelphia Arts Documentation Project. James collected the Waring papers from Dr. Waring after Laura Wheeler Waring's death for his research.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Pennsylvania  Search this
Authors -- Pennsylvania -- Yeadon  Search this
Topic:
African American college teachers -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney  Search this
African American teachers -- Training of -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney  Search this
African American universities and colleges -- Pennsylvania -- Cheyney  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.jamemilt
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-jamemilt

Artist Files

Collection Creator:
Donaldson, Jeff, 1932-2004  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet (Boxes 3-4)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1928-2003
Scope and Contents:
Artist files were compiled by Donaldson for his dissertation research, course lectures, FESTAC, and other projects. Files may include handwritten notes, resumes, photographs of the artists and their artwork, press clippings, and exhibition publications; many also include "preliminary information sheets" compiled for his dissertation, and information collected for his study of contemporary visual artists during the 1980s. Only a few files include correspondence with the artist. Of note are a few letters from artist Romare Bearden and two letters from Jacob Lawrence. The Barry (Edmund) Gaither file includes the volume 1, number 1 issue of ABA: A Journal of Affairs of Black Artists, as well as correspondence regarding establishing the journal. The file on Archibald J. Motley, Jr., includes a handwritten manuscript entitled "How I Solve My Painting Problems," describing his artistic process and his detailed thoughts on depictions of African Americans in art. The file also includes a letter signed by seven artists protesting the method of selection for muralists for an exposition in Chicago at the Coliseum, and a 1928 photograph of Motley, Jr.
Arrangement:
Artist files are arranged alphabetically by artist name. Within folders, records are arranged by type rather than chronologically.
Collection 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. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate access copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Jeff Donaldson papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Jeff Donaldson papers, 1918-2005, bulk 1960s-2005. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.donajeff, Series 5
See more items in:
Jeff Donaldson papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-donajeff-ref74

Julius Bloch papers

Creator:
Bloch, Julius T. (Julius Thiengen), 1888-1966  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet ((on 2 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sketchbooks
Date:
1918-1966
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; journals; loose writings; sketchbooks and clippings documenting his career. The journals, which have letters and other items laid in, describe his work for the WPA, the influence of other painters, exhibitions, and his concern for black Americans and the unemployed, who frequently appeared in his paintings.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; Philadelphia, Pa.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1986 by Benjamin Bernstein, a friend and patron of Bloch.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Topic:
African Americans in art  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sketchbooks
Identifier:
AAA.blocjuli
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-blocjuli

Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon Exhibition Records

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Walker Art Center  Search this
Names:
Walker Art Center  Search this
Jones, Kellie  Search this
X, Malcolm, 1925-1965  Search this
Extent:
1 Linear foot (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Memorandums
Photographic prints
Articles
Correspondence
Exhibition records
Contact sheets
Exhibit scripts
Brochures
Date:
1994-04-01 - 1994-06-01
Summary:
An exhibition exploring the representation of Malcolm X in American visual culture. The show was organized by the Walker Art Center and exhibited at the Anacostia Museum from April 1 --June 1, 1994. Kellie Jones served as the curator. These records document the planning, organizing, execution, and promotion of the exhibition. Materials include correspondence, research files, exhibit scripts, administrative records, brochures, press coverage, education packets, loan agreements, floor plans, and catalogues.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans in art  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Art, American -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Memorandums
Photographic prints
Articles
Correspondence
Exhibition records -- 1990-2004
Contact sheets
Exhibit scripts
Brochures
Citation:
Malcolm X: man, ideal, icon exhibition records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.03-035
See more items in:
Malcolm X: Man, Ideal, Icon Exhibition Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-03-035

Super black American pop culture and black superheroes Adilifu Nama

Author:
Nama, Adilifu 1969-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (180 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) illustrations (some color)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Place:
United States
États-Unis
Förenta staterna
USA
Date:
2011
Topic:
Comic books, strips, etc--Social aspects  Search this
African American superheroes  Search this
African Americans in literature  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Popular culture  Search this
ART--Performance  Search this
ART--Reference  Search this
LITERARY CRITICISM--Comics & Graphic Novels  Search this
Comic  Search this
Schwarze  Search this
Held  Search this
Motiv  Search this
Bandes dessinées--Aspect social  Search this
Bandes dessinées--Thèmes, motifs  Search this
Noirs américains--Dans la littérature  Search this
Personnages de bandes dessinées, dessins animés, etc  Search this
Noirs américains dans la culture populaire  Search this
Tecknade serier--sociala aspekter  Search this
Superhjältar  Search this
Afro-amerikaner i litteraturen  Search this
Afro-amerikaner i konsten  Search this
Populärkultur  Search this
Call number:
PN6725 .N32 2011 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145178

Glenn Ligon, Untitled (I am a man) Gregg Bordowitz

Title:
Untitled (I am a man)
I am a man
Author:
Bordowitz, Gregg  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (96 pages) illustrations (some color)
Type:
Pictorial works
Electronic books
History
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Place:
United States
Tennessee
Memphis
Date:
2018
20th century
21e siècle
Topic:
Art, American--Criticism and interpretation  Search this
African American artists--Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Sanitation Workers Strike, Memphis, Tenn., 1968--History  Search this
African Americans--Civil rights--History  Search this
Strikes and lockouts--History  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions--History  Search this
Race riots--History  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Art américain--Critique et interprétation  Search this
ART--General  Search this
ART--History--General  Search this
Strikes and lockouts  Search this
Race riots  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
African Americans--Civil rights  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6537.L535 A78 2018 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user.
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145646

Henry Taylor the only portrait I ever painted of my momma was stolen with contributions by Zadie Smith, Sarah Lewis, Charles Gaines & Rachel Kaadzi Ghansah

Title:
Only portrait I ever painted of my momma was stolen
Artist:
Taylor, Henry 1958-  Search this
Contributor:
Smith, Zadie  Search this
Lewis, Sarah Elizabeth 1979-  Search this
Ghansah, Rachel Kaadzi 1981-  Search this
Interviewer:
Gaines, Charles 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
320 pages color illustrations, portraits 32 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Interviews
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2018
21st century
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Malerei  Search this
Call number:
N6537.T396 A4 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1117411

Among others Blackness at MoMA Darby English and Charlotte Barat ; [foreword by Glenn D. Lowry]

Title:
Among others Blackness at the Museum of Modern Art
Blackness at MoMA
Blackness at the Museum of Modern Art
Author:
English, Darby 1974-  Search this
Barat, Charlotte  Search this
Writer of foreword:
Lowry, Glenn D.,  Search this
Contributing author:
Wilson, Mabel (Mabel O.)  Search this
Author:
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Physical description:
475 pages illustrations (chiefly color) 28 x 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Amerika
Date:
2019
Topic:
African Americans in art  Search this
Art and race--History  Search this
Blacks in art  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Artists, Black  Search this
Museums and minorities  Search this
African Americans--Race identity  Search this
Blacks--Race identity  Search this
Race in art  Search this
Art  Search this
20.10 art and society: general  Search this
Art and race  Search this
Ausstellung  Search this
Kunst  Search this
Sammlung  Search this
Schwarze  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1109528

List of artists who worked on the Wall of Respect

Creator:
Organization of Black American Culture  Search this
Subject:
Organization of Black American Culture  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1967 June 28
Topic:
African Americans in art  Search this
Murals  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18722
See more items in:
Jeff Donaldson papers, 1918-2005, bulk 1960s-2005
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18722

Julius Bloch papers, 1918-1966

Creator:
Bloch, Julius T. (Julius Thiengen),, 1888-1966  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Topic:
African Americans in art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9995
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212785
AAA_collcode_blocjuli
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
African American
Art Movements and Schools
Lives of American Artists
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212785

Reflections in black : a history of black photographers, 1840 to the present

Physical description:
24 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
[2000]
19th century
20th century
Topic:
Photography--History  Search this
African American photographers--History  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1039073

Betye Saar : workers + warriors : the return of Aunt Jemima

Title:
Workers + warriors
Workers and warriors
Author:
Saar, Betye  Search this
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery  Search this
Greenville County Museum of Art  Search this
Detroit Institute of Arts  Search this
Subject:
Saar, Betye  Search this
Jemima Aunt  Search this
Physical description:
35 p. : col. ill. ; 25 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
[1998]
Topic:
Blacks in art  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Stereotypes (Social psychology) in mass media  Search this
Washboards  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.S113 R6 1998
N6537.S2 A4 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_545889

Reclaiming midwives : pillars of community support

Curator:
Holmes, Linda Janet 1949-  Search this
Host institution:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
Author:
Mother and child: expressions of love (Exhibition)  Search this
Conversation among blues women (Exhibition)  Search this
Reflections: life pieces to masterpieces (Exhibition)  Search this
Physical description:
20 unnumbered pages : illustrations (some color) ; 18 x 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
2005
Topic:
African American midwives--Exhibitions  Search this
African American art--Themes, motives  Search this
African Americans in art--Exhibitions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1084540

Humbert Howard, Philadelphia painter : [exhibition], January 17-February 29, 1996 / Leslie King-Hammond, guest curator ; Elsa Longhauser, director ; Lisa Panzera, curator

Author:
Howard, Humbert  Search this
King-Hammond, Leslie 1944-  Search this
Collier-Thomas, Bettye  Search this
Levy Gallery for the Arts in Philadelphia  Search this
Subject:
Howard, Humbert Exhibitions  Search this
Pyramid Club (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
40 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 22 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Date:
1996
C1996
Topic:
African Americans in art--Exhibitions  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.H8439 L6 1996
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_501318

Archibald J. Motley, Jr. : American artist of the Afro-American people, 1891-1928 / by Elaine D. Woodall

Author:
Woodall, Elaine D  Search this
Subject:
Motley, Archibald John Jr. 1891-1981  Search this
Physical description:
iv, 179 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
1991
1977
C1977
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Call number:
N40.1.M9144 W8 1977a
N40.1.M9144W8 1977a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_410561

Caricature and the New Negro in the work of Archibald Motley Jr. and Palmer Hayden / Phoebe Wolfskill

Author:
Wolfskill, Phoebe Elizabeth  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Motley, Archibald John Jr. 1891-1981 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Hayden, Palmer C. 1890-1973 Criticism and interpretation  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
2009
Topic:
African Americans in art  Search this
African American art--African influences  Search this
African Americans--Caricatures and cartoons  Search this
Call number:
N1 .B936
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_930127

Kara Walker : Slavery! Slavery! / Robert Hobbs

Title:
Slavery! Slavery!
Author:
Hobbs, Robert Carleton 1946-  Search this
Walker, Kara Elizabeth  Search this
International Arts & Artists (Washington, D.C.)..)  Search this
Bienal Internacional de São Paulo (25th : 2002 : São Paulo, Brazil)  Search this
Subject:
Walker, Kara Elizabeth  Search this
Walker, Kara Elizabeth (OCoLC)fst00415967  Search this
Physical description:
48, [4] pages : illustrations ; 21 x 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Date:
2001
©2001
Topic:
Slavery in art  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Call number:
NC139.W35 H6 2001
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1113170

Emancipation and the freed in American sculpture ; a study in interpretation, by Freeman Henry Morris Murray, introduction by John Wesley Cromwell

Author:
Murray, Freeman Henry Morris  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, [4], 239, [1] p., [24] leaves of plates : ill. ; 19 cm
Type:
Electronic resources
Date:
1916
Topic:
African Americans in art  Search this
Sculpture, American  Search this
Call number:
E185.89.I2M9X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_207984

I too sing America : the Harlem Renaissance at 100 / Wil Haygood ; with contributions by Carole Genshaft, Anastasia Kinigopoulo, Nannette V. Maciejunes, Drew Sawyer, David Stark

Title:
Harlem Renaissance at 100
Harlem Renaissance at one hundred
Author:
Haygood, Wil  Search this
Contributor:
Genshaft, Carole Miller  Search this
Kinigopoulo, Anastasia  Search this
Maciejunes, Nannette V (Nannette Vicars)  Search this
Sawyer, Drew  Search this
Stark, David 1953-  Search this
Host institution:
Columbus Museum of Art  Search this
Publisher:
Rizzoli editore  Search this
Subject:
Columbus Museum of Art  Search this
Physical description:
247 pages : illustrations (some color), portraits (some color) ; 28 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Exhibitions.
Exhibition catalogs
History
Essays
Illustrated works
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
2018
21st century
20th century
Topic:
Harlem Renaissance--History  Search this
African American art  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
African Americans--Intellectual life  Search this
Art, Modern  Search this
American literature--African Americans  Search this
Black Arts movement  Search this
Photography--African Americans  Search this
Call number:
N6538.N5 H42 2018
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1103870

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