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Oral history interview with Ricardo E. Alegria, 1997 October 25- November 1

Interviewee:
Alegría, Ricardo E., 1921-2011  Search this
Alegría, Ricardo E., 1921-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R., 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16095
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)361854
AAA_collcode_alegri97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_361854

Oral history interview with Felix Rodríquez Báez, 1997 October 25-November 1

Interviewee:
Rodríguez Báez, Felix, 1929-2013  Search this
Rodríguez Báez, Felix, 1929-2013  Search this
Interviewer:
Rodríguez Báez, Felix, 1929-2013  Search this
Subject:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16096
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)361855
AAA_collcode_baezf97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_361855

Oral history interview with Edna Coll, 1997 October 25- November 1

Interviewee:
Coll, Edna, 1906-2002  Search this
Coll, Edna, 1906-2002  Search this
Interviewer:
Benítez, Marimar  Search this
Subject:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16097
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)361856
AAA_collcode_coll97
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_361856

Oral history interview with Lorenzo Homar, 1997 October 27

Interviewee:
Homar, Lorenzo  Search this
Homar, Lorenzo  Search this
Interviewer:
Benítez, Marimar  Search this
Subject:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16098
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)361857
AAA_collcode_homar97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_361857

Oral history interview with Delta Bravo de Picó, 1997 October 25-November 1

Interviewee:
De Picó, Delta Bravo  Search this
De Picó, Delta Bravo  Search this
Interviewer:
Benítez, Marimar  Search this
Subject:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16099
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)361858
AAA_collcode_depico97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_361858

Oral history interview with Antonio Maldonado, 1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1

Interviewee:
Maldonado, Antonio  Search this
Maldonado, Antonio  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R., 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16100
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)361859
AAA_collcode_maldon97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_361859

Oral history interview with José A. Torres Martino, 1997 October 26

Interviewee:
Torres Martino, José Antonio, 1916-2011  Search this
Torres Martino, José Antonio, 1916-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R., 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16101
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)361860
AAA_collcode_torres97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_361860

Oral history video interview with Antonio Martorell, 1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1

Interviewee:
Martorell, Antonio, 1939-  Search this
Martorell, Antonio, 1939-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R., 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16102
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)361861
AAA_collcode_martor97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_361861

Oral history interview with Noemi Ruíz, 1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1

Interviewee:
Ruiz, Noemi, 1931-  Search this
Ruiz, Noemi, 1931-  Search this
Subject:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17379
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)361862
AAA_collcode_ruiz97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_361862

Oral history interview Myrna Báez, 1997 October 25- November 1

Interviewee:
Báez, Myrna, 1931-  Search this
Báez, Myrna, 1931-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R., 1952-  Search this
Subject:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17380
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)381895
AAA_collcode_baez97
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_381895

Teodoro Vidal Collection

Collector:
Vidal, Teodoro  Search this
Extent:
4 Cubic feet (15 boxes, 10 oversized folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Prints
Photographs
Religious objects
Prayers
Maps
Posters
Place:
Puerto Rico -- Antiquities
Date:
1592-1992
Scope and Contents:
Maps, prints, posters, religious articles, publications and photographs, relating to the history and culture of Puerto Rico. Mr. Vidal's family and personal papers are also included.
Arrangement:
Collection is divided into nine series.

Series 1: personal Papers

Series 2: Vidal Family Background Materials

Series 3: Maps

Series 4: Prints and General Posters

Series 5: Religious Materials

Series 6: Publications

Series 7: General Photographs

Series 8: Poems, Ten Line Poems

Series 9: Miscellaneous
Biographical / Historical:
Collector of art, artifacts and documents on the history, culture and people of Puerto Rico. Vidal donated his artifact collection to the National Museum of American History in 1997.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Folk art  Search this
Puerto Rico -- History  Search this
Art -- Collecting and Collectors -- Puerto Rico  Search this
Art, Puerto Rican  Search this
Santos (Art)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Prints -- Puerto Rico
Photographs -- Puerto Rico
Religious objects -- Puerto Rico
Prayers
Maps
Posters -- Puerto Rico
Citation:
Teodoro Vidal Collection, 1592-1992, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0712
See more items in:
Teodoro Vidal Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0712
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Noemi Ruíz

Interviewee:
Ruiz, Noemi, 1931-  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Extent:
5 Items (Reference copy: 5 video files (2 hrs., 18 min.), digital, mov)
5 Items (Master: 5 video recordings (Betacam))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Noemi Ruíz conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Noemi Ruiz (1931) is a Puerto Rican painter, graphic artist, and teacher.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Delta Bravo de Picó, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, and José A. Torres Martino.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcibed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.ruiz97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ruiz97

Oral history interview with Antonio Maldonado

Interviewee:
Maldonado, Antonio  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Reference copy: 4 video files (1 hr., 42 min.), digital, mov)
4 Items (Master: 4 video recordings (Betacam))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Antonio Maldonado conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Antonio Maldonado (1920-2006) was a Puerto Rican painter and graphic artist.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Lorenzo Homar, José A. Torres Martino, Antonio Martorell, Delta Bravo de Picó, and Noemi Ruíz.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.maldon97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-maldon97

Oral history video interview with Antonio Martorell

Interviewee:
Martorell, Antonio, 1939-  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (Reference copy: 6 video files (2 hrs., 44 min.))
6 Items (Master: 6 video recordings (Betacam))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 Oct. 25- Nov. 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Antonio Martorell conducted by Luis Cancel, Oct. 25- Nov. 1, 1997, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Antonio Martorell (1939) is a Puerto Rican writer, painter, graphic artist, and radio and television personality.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Delta Bravo de Picó, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.martor97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-martor97

Oral history interview with José A. Torres Martino

Interviewee:
Torres Martinó, José Antonio, 1916-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
6 Items (Reference copy: 6 video files (2 hrs., 53 min.), digital, mov)
6 Items (Master: 6 video recordings (Betacam))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 26
Scope and Contents:
An interview of José A. Torres Martino conducted 1997 October 26, by Luis Cancel, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
José A. Torres Martino (1916-2011) was a painter, artist, writer, and journalist in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, Delta Bravo de Picó, and Noemi Ruíz.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.torres97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-torres97

Oral history interview with Lorenzo Homar

Interviewee:
Homar, Lorenzo  Search this
Interviewer:
Benítez, Marimar  Search this
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
8 Items (Reference copy: 8 video files (3 hrs., 55 min.), digital, mov)
8 Items (Master: 8 video recordings (Betacam))
4 Items (video files (3 hrs., 54 min.), digital,mov)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Lorenzo Homar conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 Oct. 27, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Artists include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, José A. Torres Martino, Antonio Martorell, Delta Bravo de Picó, and Noemi Ruíz.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Lorenzo Homar (1913/09/10-2004/02/16) was a Puerto Rican printmaker, painter, and calligrapher.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.homar97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-homar97

Oral history interview Myrna Báez

Interviewee:
Báez, Myrna, 1931-2018  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (videocassettes (Betacam))
4 Items (video files (1 hr., 58 min), digital, mov)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1997 October 25- November 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Myrna Baez conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 October 25- November 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Myrna Baez (1931-2018) was a painter, printmaker, and educator in Puerto Rico. Luis R. Cancel is an artist, arts administrator, and public servant.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 beta videocassettes.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodriquez Baez, Edna Coll, Delta Bravo de Picó, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Hispanic American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.baez97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-baez97

Oral history interview with Felix Rodríquez Báez

Creator:
Rodríguez Báez, Félix, 1926-2013  Search this
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Interviewee:
Rodríguez Báez, Félix, 1926-2013  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (video cassettes (Betacam))
4 Items (video files (1 hr., 33 min), digital, mov)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 25-November 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Felix Rodríguez Báez conducted by Luis Cancel, 1997 October 25-November 1 for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Felix Rodríguez Báez (1929/04/26-2013/03/31) was a puerto rican painter, artist, graphic designer, set designer, cartoonist, and art teacher.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 Betacam video cassette. Reformatted in 2018 to a 4 digital video files.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include Ricardo E. Alegria, Edna Coll, Delta Bravo de Picó, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino.
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.baezf97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-baezf97

Oral history interview with Ricardo E. Alegria

Interviewee:
Alegría, Ricardo E., 1921-2011  Search this
Interviewer:
Cancel, Luis R.  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (video cassettes (Betacam))
4 Items (video files (1 hr., 42 min), digital, mov)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 25- November 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ricardo E. Alegría conducted 1997 October 25- November 1, by Luis Cancel, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Ricardo E. Alegría (1921-2011) was an anthropologist, historian, and educator in Puerto Rico. He founded the Instituto de Cultura Puertorriqueña and the Centro de Estudios Avanzados de Puerto Rico y el Caribe. Luis R. Cancel is an artist, arts administrator, and public servant.
General:
Originaly recorded on 4 beat videocassettes.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed includ Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Edna Coll, Delta Bravo de Picó, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino
Restrictions:
This interview is not transcribed. The video recording is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.alegri97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-alegri97

Oral history interview with Edna Coll

Interviewee:
Coll, Edna  Search this
Interviewer:
Benítez, Marimar  Search this
Creator:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Names:
Puerto Rican Artists Video Project  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (videocassettes (Betacam))
2 Items (video files (28 min), digital, mov)
8 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Video recordings
Date:
1997 October 25- November 1
Scope and Contents:
An interview with Edna Coll conducted by Marimar Benitez, 1997 October 25- November 1, for the Archives of American Art's Puerto Rican Artists Video Project.
Biographical / Historical:
Edna Coll (1906-2002) was an educator and author as well as the founder of the Academy of Fine Arts in Puerto Rico. Marimar Benitez is a critic and art historian, and Chancellor of the Escuela de Artes Plásticas de Puerto Rico, a public university for the visual arts.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 beta videocassettes.
Provenance:
Other artists interviewed include: Artists include: Ricardo E. Alegria, Felix Rodríquez Báez, Myrna Báez, Delta Bravo de Pico, Lorenzo Homar, Antonio Maldonado, Antonio Martorell, and Noemi Ruíz, and José A. Torres Martino.
Restrictions:
The transcript and recording are open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Artists -- Puerto Rico -- Interviews  Search this
Puerto Ricans  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Video recordings
Identifier:
AAA.coll97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-coll97

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