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Oral history interview with Edith Gregor Halpert

Interviewee:
Halpert, Edith Gregor, 1900-1970  Search this
Interviewer:
Phillips, Harlan B. (Harlan Buddington), 1920-  Search this
Names:
C.W. Kraushaar Art Galleries  Search this
Daniel Gallery  Search this
Downtown Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Ferargil Galleries  Search this
Grand Central Art Galleries  Search this
M. Knoedler & Co.  Search this
Montross Gallery  Search this
New Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Bacon, Peggy, 1895-1987  Search this
Barr, Alfred H., Jr., 1902-1981  Search this
Barrie, Erwin S., 1886-1983  Search this
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Brackman, Robert, 1898-  Search this
Bridgman, George Brant, 1864-1943  Search this
Brixey, Richard de Wolfe  Search this
Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Cary, Elisabeth Luther, 1867-1936  Search this
Chase, William Merritt, 1849-1916  Search this
Coleman, Glenn O., 1887-1932  Search this
Crowninshield, Frank, 1872-1947  Search this
Daniel, Charles, 1878-1971  Search this
Davis, Stuart, 1892-1964  Search this
Demuth, Charles, 1883-1935  Search this
Deskey, Donald, 1894-  Search this
Dove, Arthur Garfield, 1880-1946  Search this
Dudensing, F. Valentine, 1892-1967  Search this
Fergusson, John Duncan, 1874-1961  Search this
Field, Hamilton Easter  Search this
Force, Juliana, 1876-1948  Search this
Ford, Ford Madox,, 1873-1939  Search this
Frost, Robert, 1874-1963  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-1983  Search this
Goodyear, A. Conger (Anson Conger), 1877-1964  Search this
Greenberg, Clement, 1909-1994  Search this
Halpert, Samuel, 1884-1930  Search this
Hartley, Marsden, 1877-1943  Search this
Hirsch, Stefan, 1899-1964  Search this
Hopkinson, Charles, 1869-1962  Search this
Hopper, Edward, 1882-1967  Search this
Johns, Jasper, 1930-  Search this
Kline, Franz, 1910-1962  Search this
Knox, Seymour H., 1898-1990  Search this
Kroll, Leon, 1884-1974  Search this
Kuhn, Walt, 1877-1949  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953  Search this
Laurent, Robert, 1890-1970  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob, 1917-2000  Search this
Levine, Jack, 1915-2010  Search this
Levy, Julien  Search this
Locke, Charles, 1899-  Search this
Luks, George Benjamin, 1867-1933  Search this
Léger, Fernand, 1881-1955  Search this
Marin, John, Jr., 1915?-1988  Search this
McBride, Henry, 1867-1962  Search this
Mellon, Paul  Search this
Mercer, Henry Chapman  Search this
Montross, N. E. (Newman E), 1849-1932  Search this
Noguchi, Isamu, 1904-1988  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia , 1887-1986  Search this
Pascin, Jules, 1885-1930  Search this
Picasso, Pablo, 1881-1973  Search this
Pollock, Jackson, 1912-1956  Search this
Pound, Ezra, 1885-1972  Search this
Rivera, Diego, 1886-1957  Search this
Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973  Search this
Rockefeller, Abby Aldrich  Search this
Saarinen, Aline B. (Aline Bernstein), 1914-1972  Search this
Saklatwalla, Beram K.  Search this
Sandburg, Carl, 1878-1967  Search this
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Sheeler, Charles, 1883-1965  Search this
Siporin, Mitchell, 1910-1976  Search this
Soutine, Chaim, 1893-1943  Search this
Steichen, Edward, 1879-1973  Search this
Stein, Gertrude, 1874-1946  Search this
Stella, Frank  Search this
Stern, Louis E., 1886-1962  Search this
Stieglitz, Alfred, 1864-1946  Search this
Tannahill, Robert Hudson  Search this
Vollard, Ambroise, 1867-1939  Search this
Weber, Max, 1881-1961  Search this
Whitney, Gertrude Vanderbilt, 1875-1942  Search this
Williams, William Carlos, 1883-1963  Search this
Wittenberg, Philip, 1895-1987  Search this
Zerbe, Karl, 1903-1972  Search this
Zorach, Marguerite, 1887-1968  Search this
Zorach, William, 1887-1966  Search this
Extent:
436 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1962-1963
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Edith Halpert conducted 1962-1963, by Harlan Phillips, for the Archives of American Art.
Halpert speaks of her childhood in Russia and growing up in New York City; working at Bloomindale's, Macy's, Stern Brothers, and Cohen Goldman; her marriage to artist Sam Halpert, his health, and living in Paris in 1925; becoming an art student at the Academy of Design and feeling that Leon Kroll was an excellent art teacher until he began to correct her drawings; when George Bridgman thought she was ruining his class; the Lincoln Square Arcade, when she and Ernest Fiener and Robert Brackman would rent Conan's studio evenings and bring in instructors; how Newman Montross influenced her more than anybody about showing her art that she loved; burning all of her work because Kroll said she had no talent; receiving a painting from John Marin; her friendship and working relationship with Abby Rockefeller and other family members.
She recalls opening the Downtown Gallery, in Greenwich Village, in 1926; a brief history of modern art; many artists helping decorate the new Daylight Gallery in 1930 and the first show being called "Practical Manifestations of Art"; meeting Robert and Sonia Delaunay in France; when she refused to allow Ezra Pound to speak at one of the gallery lectures because of his anti-Semite remarks and William Carlos Williams and Ford Madox Ford argued with her over it; experiencing jealousy and professional attacks from other dealers; the successful "Pop" Hart show and book in 1929; the "Thirty-three Moderns" show in 1930 at the Grand Central Galleries; the Jules Pascin show in 1930; in America, most of the art buyers supporters of culture were women, until the WPA and World War II, when it became fashionable for men to be involved; Ambroise Vollard's advice on selling art; handling the frustrations of working in the art field; friendships with Stuart Davis,Charles Sheeler, and Ben Shahn; how artists work through dry periods in their creativity and the "Recurrent Image" show; a discussion on modern art galleries of New York City, such as Daniel, Knoedler, Ferargil, the New Gallery, 291, the Grand Central, Kraushaar, and Montross; her travels through Pennsylvania and Maine for good examples of folk art for the gallery; the "The Artist Looks at Music" show; the non-competitive spirit of the early modern American artists; of being saved financially in 1940 by selling a William Harnett painting to the Boston Museum and then renting new space for the gallery.
Also, Mitchell Siporin bringing Halpert and Edmund Gurry to Mitchell Field during World War II for a camouflage show and consequently Downtown Gallery artists and others were enlisted in the camouflage corps for the U.S. Air Force; Charles Sheeler and his wife find Halpert a house in Newtown, Conn.; her decision in 1933 to push folk art for acquisition by the William Rockhill Nelson Gallery in Kansas City, Missouri; her great concern about what to do with her folk art literature collection; dismay and that no one writes about the history of folk art and those responsible for its creation and popularity; Louis Stern hiring her to organize a municipal exhibit in Atlantic City, N.J., with Donald Deskey designing the furniture and Holger Cahill managing the publicity; Joe Lillie helping her meet Fiorello La Guardia and Joe McGoldrick in 1934 about a municipal show in New York City, but it is moved to Radio City Music Hall through Nelson Rockefeller; the "Salons of America" show; wanting articles written about art for love rather than art for investment; working with Aline Saarinen on her book, "Proud Possessors;" letters from Stuart Davis, William Zorach and others that hurt her feelings; enjoying giving educational lectures and considering retirement because of ill health; the desire to write a book on the history of trade signs in folk art; feeling that the young artists are being ruined by too much support without working for it; planning to write a book entitled, "Unsung Heroes," about artists brave enough to experiment; organizing a show in Russia at her own expense; later representing the U.S. in art at the "American National Exposition"; the agitators and success of the exposition; Alfred Stieglitz and Georgia O'Keeffe.
Halpert also recalls Juliana Force, Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Buckminster Fuller, George Luks, Edsel Ford, Max Weber, Danny Diefenbacker, Hamilton Easter Field, Frank Stella, Glenn Coleman, Margaret Zorach, Diego Rivera, Frida Kahlo, Henry Mercer, Romany Marie, Edward G. Robinson, Paul Mellon, Charles Pollet, Alex Brook, Lunca Curass, Dorothy Lambert, Duncan Candler, Frank Rhen, Louis Rittman, Bea Goldsmith, Arthur Craven, Robert Frost, Philip Wittenberg, Caesar de Hoke, Richard deWolfe Brixey, Seymour Knox, Walt Kuhn, Elisabeth Luther Cary, Charles Locke, Duncan Fergusson, Mrs. Solomon Guggenheim, Bob Tannahill, David Thompson, Marsden Hartley, Erwin Barrie, Robert Laurent, Conger Goodyear, Henry McBride, Edward Hopper, Charles Daniel, William Merritt Chase, Charles Hopkinson, Thomas Hart Benton, Frank Crowninshield, Alfred Barr, Lord Duveen, Jacob Lawrence, John Marin Jr., Karl Zerbe, Franz Kline, Arthur Dove, Julian Levy, Jack Levine, Valentine Dudensing, Peggy Bacon, Stefan Hirsch, Gertrude Stein, Isamu Noguchi, Jasper Johns, Chaim Soutine, B. K. Saklatwalla; Fernand Leger, Pablo Picasso, Ben Shahn, Charles Demuth, Alexander Calder, Jackson Pollock, Edward Steichen, Carl Sandburg, Clement Greenberg, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Edith Halpert (1900-1970) was an art dealer from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 7 tape reels. Reformatted in 2010 as 27 digital wav files. Duration is 32 hrs., 27 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others. The transcript was microfilmed in 1996.
Topic:
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Art dealers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Camouflage  Search this
Folk art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State) -- New York
Identifier:
AAA.halper62
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-halper62

Summer Sports, Atlantic City, N.J. Copyright 1891 by Strohmeyer & Wyman. [paper label on negative]. [Active no. 22978 : half-stereo photonegative,]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 3-1/8" (erroneously recorded as 3-1/2" x 3-3/4").)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Opaque
Place:
Atlantic City (N.J.)
New Jersey
Date:
1891
Scope and Contents:
Male swimmer in act of diving. Sky opaqued.
Local Numbers:
RSN 16591
General:
Currently stored in box 3.1.54 [69].
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection 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:
High diving -- New Jersey  Search this
Resorts -- New Jersey  Search this
Swimming -- New Jersey  Search this
Beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Swimmers -- New Jersey  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
Opaque
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 16540-16619
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref13025

Atlantic City's crowded beach. [Active no. 5502 : stereo interpositive.]

Topic:
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Atlantic City (N.J.)
New Jersey
Scope and Contents:
Uncancelled plate. Bathers and fully dressed people on beach with pier in background, including Moerlein's beer and "Eastman Kodaks" signs.
Local Numbers:
RSN 20450
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.9 [201].
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection 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:
Resorts -- New Jersey  Search this
Beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Bathing beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Swimmers -- New Jersey  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 20360-20450
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref26727

Atlantic City's crowded beach. [Active no. 5502 : stereo interpositive.]

Topic:
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Atlantic City (N.J.)
New Jersey
Scope and Contents:
Bathers and fully clothed people, some with umbrellas and men with straw hats, on beach. Pier in background, includes "Eastman Kodaks" and "Hoster's Famous Beer" signs. Plate uncancelled.
Local Numbers:
RSN 20451
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.9 [201].
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection 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:
Resorts -- New Jersey  Search this
Beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Bathing beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Swimmers -- New Jersey  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 20451-20550
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref26728

Ocean and bathing beach from behind the life savers' observation stand. [Active no. 5504 : stereo interpositive,]

Topic:
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Atlantic City (N.J.)
New Jersey
Date:
July 17, 1908
Scope and Contents:
Uncancelled plate. People on beach and in ocean, some with dark umbrellas. Date from original envelope.
Local Numbers:
RSN 20452
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.9 [201].
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection 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:
Resorts -- New Jersey  Search this
Beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Bathing beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Swimmers -- New Jersey  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 20451-20550
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref26729

Neptune's smiles--Old Ocean's playful dashing breakers on the beach. [Active no. 5507 : stereo interpositive.]

Topic:
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Atlantic City (N.J.)
New Jersey
Scope and Contents:
Uncancelled plate. Bathers shown on beach and in ocean, with man seated on sand, arm around child.
Local Numbers:
RSN 20453
General:
Currently stored in box 3.2.9 [201].
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection 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:
Resorts -- New Jersey  Search this
Beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Bathing beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Swimmers -- New Jersey  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 20451-20550
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref26730

James, Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Curtiss

Collection Creator:
Jacques Seligmann & Co  Search this
Container:
Box 52, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1930
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records, 1904-1978, bulk 1913-1974. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records
Jacques Seligmann & Co. records / Series 1: Correspondence / 1.3: General Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-jacqself-ref10189
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Biographies to Be Written

Collection Creator:
Morehouse, Harold E., 1894-1973  Search this
Container:
Box 14, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies Collection, Acc. XXXX-0450, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies collection
Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies collection / Series 2: Miscellaneous Related Materials
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0450-ref364
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Atwood, Harry N.

Collection Creator:
Morehouse, Harold E., 1894-1973  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies Collection, Acc. XXXX-0450, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies collection
Harold E. Morehouse Flying Pioneers Biographies collection / Series 1.1: Biographies of Flying Pioneers 1.1
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0450-ref20
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General: Louis Casey

Collection Creator:
Junkin, Hattie Meyers, 1896-1985  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 24
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
See more items in:
Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers
Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers / Series 1: General Correspondence / 1.3: Business correspondence
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0171-ref101
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Writings: "The Soaring 1940s: The American Way"

Collection Creator:
Junkin, Hattie Meyers, 1896-1985  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
See more items in:
Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers
Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers / Series 3: General materials of Hattie Meyers Junkin
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0171-ref134
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Green covered with black writing

Collection Creator:
Junkin, Hattie Meyers, 1896-1985  Search this
Container:
Box 9
Type:
Archival materials
Books
Date:
1918-1930s
Scope and Contents:
Topics: Hattie's baptismal records. Aircraft. Houses. Family/Friends. Travels. George Weaver's activities. Aircraft register. Photostat documents.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
See more items in:
Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers
Hattie Meyers Junkin Papers / Series 6: Scrapbooks
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-0171-ref190
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Beaches : stereographs

Photographer:
Kilburn, B. W.  Search this
Graves, C. H. (Carleton H.), -1943  Search this
Series Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
5 Items
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereographs
Photographs
Place:
Asbury Park (N.J.) -- Stereographs
Atlantic City (N.J.) -- Stereographs
Narragansett (Mass.) -- Stereographs
Date:
ca. 1897-1901
Scope and Contents:
Beach scenes: people in bathing attire on beaches and in the water at Atlantic City, N.J., Asbury Park, N.J., and Narragansett, by B.W. Kilburn, C.H. Graves, and unidentified photographers.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site. Photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves, unless protected by plastic sleeves.
Series 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:
Resorts -- Stereographs  Search this
Bathing suits  Search this
Beaches  Search this
Genre/Form:
Stereographs
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Stereographs
Series Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Series 2: Other Collection Divisions / 2.6: Stereographs / Beaches
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s02-ref2768

Marjorie and Jerry Gotkin collection

Creator:
Gotkin, Jerry, 1936-  Search this
Gotkin Art Studio  Search this
Gotkin, Marjorie, 1925-1999.  Search this
Names:
Gotkin Art Studio  Search this
Panoras Gallery  Search this
Gotkin, Jerry, 1936-  Search this
Gotkin, Marjorie, 1925-1999.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (2 binders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1965-2007
Summary:
Collection consists of reproductions of paintings and photocopies of various documents: newspaper clippings, exhibition announcements and brochures, labels, correspondence, receipts, and contracts. Also includes biographical information and lists of exhibitions.
Biographical/Historical note:
Artists Marjorie and Jerry Gotkin worked in Cape Cod, New York City, and Delray Beach, Fla. Marjorie Gotkin was born in Atlantic City, N.J, in 1925. She died July 6, 1999 in Boca Raton, Fla. Jerry Gotkin was born in Brooklyn, N.Y., in 1936. They were married in 1961. From 1963-1990 they operated Gotkin Art Studio in Manhattan and reopened the studio in Delray Beach, Fla. in 1991. They were represented by the Panoras Gallery in Manhattan for many years.
Related Electronic Resource:
http://www.gotkinarts.com/, Gotkin Arts website.
Provenance:
Gift, Gotkin Art Studio, 2007.
Topic:
Artist couples  Search this
Identifier:
SIL-AAPG.XXXX-0007
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-aapg-xxxx-0007

African American Snapshots: Photoprints

Creator:
Orr, Craig  Search this
Extent:
3 Items
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Atlantic City (N.J.) -- 1920-1940
Date:
1929-1933
Scope and Contents:
Collection consists of three photographic prints of unidentified African American women and children. It is unclear if the people in the images are related or know the individuals in the other photographs. The dates and captions of the photographs are written on the print surfaces with no known photographer. The earliest photograph is of a boy and girl sitting on the steps in front of a house in an unknown location and is dated 1929. The second photograph is of two women standing in front of the Lily White Company in Atlantic City, New Jersey in 1930. The last photograph is of a woman posing in swim wear beside an automobile. The print is dated 1933 and the automobile behind her has a New York state license plate. Materials are housed in one folder.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical/Historical note:
Collection was acquired at a flea market in Hagerstown, Maryland on October 24, 1999. The owners, subjects, and photographers of the prints are unknown.
Related Materials:
National Museum of American History, Archives Center

African American Portrait Tintypes NMAH.AC0515

African American Family Photograph Collection NMAH.AC1127

Scurlock Studio Records NMAH.AC0618

G. Dwoyid Olmstead Photonegatives NMAH.AC0270
Provenance:
Gift.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research and access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
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:
Automobiles -- 1930-1940  Search this
African American children -- 1920-1940  Search this
African Americans -- 1920-1940  Search this
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0732
See more items in:
African American Snapshots: Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0732
Online Media:

The Cake Walkers, Young's Pier, Atlantic City, New Jersey

Collector:
Hoffman, David  Search this
Boaz, Joyce  Search this
Hoffman, Iris  Search this
Donor:
Hoffman, David  Search this
Boaz, Joyce  Search this
Hoffman, Iris  Search this
Collection Creator:
Hoffman, David  Search this
Boaz, Joyce  Search this
Hoffman, Iris  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 3.3" x 5.5")
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Picture postcards
Postcards
Place:
Atlantic City (N.J.)
New Jersey
Date:
circa 1904
Scope and Contents:
Dated 8/4/1904 at top of card. Rialto Post Card Company, publisher. (Osborne, Philadelphia on front of card.)
Arrangement:
In Box 1, Folder Cake Walk.
Local Numbers:
AC0281-0000006 (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection 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:
Cakewalk (Dance)  Search this
African American dance  Search this
Dance  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Reproductions
Picture postcards -- 1890-1910
Postcards -- 1890-1910
Collection Citation:
Hoffman/Boaz Postcard Collection, 1898-1920, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution, box X, folder XX, digital image file XXXXXXX.
See more items in:
Hoffman/Boaz Postcard Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0281-ref519
Online Media:

The Crisis, Vol. 2, No. 4

Edited by:
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
Subject of:
The Crisis, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Illustrated by:
John Henry Adams Jr., American, 1880 - 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 3/4 × 6 7/8 in. (24.8 × 17.5 cm)
H x W (Open): 9 3/4 × 13 5/8 in. (24.8 × 34.6 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Mali, West Africa, Africa
Ethiopia, East Africa, Africa
Europe
Okema, Okfuskee County, Oklahoma, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 1911
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Africa  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Business  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Colonialism  Search this
Education  Search this
French colonialism  Search this
Literature  Search this
Lynching  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Travel  Search this
U.S. History, 1865-1921  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.14.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d1a31b3f-4025-4ffb-8eda-5497427ffefa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.14.1
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[George Buzby with Bert Parks and a young woman, Atlantic City, N.J. : color slide (chromogenic phototransparency).]

Photographer:
Sultner-Welles, Donald H. (Sultner, Donald Harvey), 1914-1981  Search this
Names:
Miss America Pageant  Search this
Buzby, George  Search this
Parks, Bert  Search this
Collection Collector:
Sultner-Welles, Donald H. (Sultner, Donald Harvey), 1914-1981  Search this
Collection Printer:
Janus, Allan  Search this
Collection Interviewee:
Hanfstaengl, Erna  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (phototransparency, Color-dye gelatin on film,, 2-1/4" x 2-1/4")
Container:
Box 115, Sheet 49
Type:
Archival materials
Chromogenic processes
Photographs
Place:
Atlantic City (N.J.)
Date:
Circa 1964
Scope and Contents:
This photograph was probably taken at the Miss America Pageant in Atlantic City.
Local Numbers:
AC0145-0000040.tif (AC scan no.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site. Unprotected photographs must be handled with white cotton gloves.
Collection 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:
Beauty contests -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Chromogenic processes
Photographs -- 1960-1970 -- Color transparencies
See more items in:
Donald H. Sultner-Welles Collection
Donald H. Sultner-Welles Collection / Series 5: Transparencies / 5.6: People / A-Bu
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0145-ref11672

Atlantic City's famous "boardwalk" along the beach, thronged with guests. [Active no. 10706 : stereo interpositive,]

Topic:
NEW JERSEY
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Atlantic City (N.J.) -- 1910-1920
New Jersey -- 1910-1920
Date:
April 1910
Scope and Contents:
Uncancelled plate. Small three-wheeled vehicles shown on boardwalk.
Local Numbers:
RSN 24289
General:
"Apr 1910 CB MS" on envelope.
Currently stored in box 3.2.37 [136].
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection 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:
Boardwalks -- New Jersey  Search this
Crowds -- 1910-1920 -- New Jersey -- Atlantic City  Search this
Resorts -- New Jersey  Search this
Beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Bathing beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1910-1920 -- Interpositives -- Glass
Stereoscopic photographs
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 24283-24379
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref22055

Life on the ocean wave. [Active no. 5500 : interpositive.]

Topic:
ATLANTIC CITY & ASBURY PARK
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (4" x 5".)
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Atlantic City (N.J.)
New Jersey
Scope and Contents:
Bathers on beach and in ocean, Atlantic City, N.J., with men and women looking down over railing. Shows Heinz pier, acc. to Lynn Snyder, NMNH, May 2004.
Arrangement:
Formerly stored in box 3.2.51 [114].
Local Numbers:
RSN 26701

AC0143-0026701 (AC Scan No.)
Collection Restrictions:
The original glass plate is available for inspection if necessary in the Archives Center. A limited number of fragile glass negatives and positives in the collection can be viewed directly in the Archives Center by prior appointment.
Collection 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:
Beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Bathing beaches -- New Jersey  Search this
Resorts -- New Jersey  Search this
Swimmers -- New Jersey  Search this
Tourists -- New Jersey  Search this
Swimming -- New Jersey  Search this
Collection Citation:
Underwood &Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection
Underwood & Underwood Glass Stereograph Collection / Series 3: Underwood & Underwood glass plates / 3.2: Underwood and Underwood Positives / RSN Numbers 26600-26704
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref24460

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