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Interview with Esther Nighbert

Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
Jessup, Georgia Mills, 1926-2016  Search this
Kinard, John, 1936-1989  Search this
Martin-Felton, Zora  Search this
Nighbert, Esther  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette (copy)
1 Sound cassette (original)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
Adams Morgan (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
1992 September 1
Scope and Contents note:
Esther Nighbert discusses her involvement with the Anacostia Community Museum from its opening in 1967 through 1972. She describes her role and her work, including serving as a secretary for John Kinard, assisting him with editing and re-writing various publications, and the various ways she provided support to the museum. She discusses the museum's impact on the neighborhood, its relationship with the Smithsonian, and its influence nationally and internationally. She recollects various exhibits, events, youth programs, and the many individuals involved in managing, developing, and advising the museum. The interview was conducted by Gail S. Lowe on September 1, 1992. Periodically, there is some minor background noise. The interviewee can be heard clearly throughout the recording.
Provenance:
Conducted as part of the ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project, which includes approximately 100 interviews of residents and influential people of the Anacostia area of Washington, DC.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Community museums  Search this
Collection Citation:
ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
ACMA.09-034, File AV001518, AV001681
See more items in:
ACM 25th Anniversary Oral History Project
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7831645d1-9f82-4683-a9ef-cb6f1842ee2c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-09-034-ref111

Remarks prepared by Mr. Saul Steinberg for a luncheon given in his honor at the Smithsonian Institution on February 27, 1967, 1967 Feb. 27

Creator:
Steinberg, Saul, 1914-1999  Search this
Subject:
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
Citation:
Remarks prepared by Mr. Saul Steinberg for a luncheon given in his honor at the Smithsonian Institution on February 27, 1967, 1967 Feb. 27. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21766
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)235024
AAA_collcode_steisaul
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_235024

Blitzer, Charles

Collection Creator:
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Container:
Box 4 (Series 4)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1972-1973
Scope and Contents note:
File consists of memorandum related to Old Ways in the New World.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections is by appointment only. Visit our website for more information on scheduling a visit or making a digitization request. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Collection Citation:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.RINZ, File RINZ_04_004_021
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings
Ralph Rinzler papers and audio recordings / Series 4: Events / 4.3: Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5b106afb7-6df9-4f6a-a034-98859d91ab13
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-rinz-ref2232

Campaign Fifty-Six

Producer:
Lamar, Howard Roberts  Search this
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
Creator:
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965  Search this
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David)  Search this
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-1994  Search this
Harriman, W. Averell (William Averell), 1891-1986  Search this
Kefauver, Estes, 1903-1963.  Search this
Stassen, Harold Edward, 1907-2001  Search this
Langlie, Arthur B. (Arthur Bernard), 1900-1966.  Search this
Clement, Frank Goad  Search this
Chandler, Happy, 1898-1991  Search this
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964  Search this
Martin, Joseph W. (Joseph William), 1884-1968  Search this
Rayburn, Sam, 1882-1961.  Search this
Roosevelt, Eleanor, 1884-1962  Search this
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972  Search this
Smith, Joe  Search this
Names:
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969  Search this
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964  Search this
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963  Search this
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965  Search this
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Phonograph record (analog, 33 1/3 rpm, 12 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Phonograph records
Date:
1961
Contents:
The preliminaries (6:39) --The Democratic convention (4:06) --The Democratic platform (4:23) --Nomination and vote for presidential candidate (5:52) - - Nomination and vote for vice presidential candidate (2 :42) --Stevenson's acceptance speech (3:08) --The Republican platform (3:43) --Republican platform & nomination for presidential candidate (5:02) --Nomination & vote for vice presidential candidate (5: 48) --The campaigns (10:38) --The elections (3:19).
Track Information:
101 null / Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing) Stevenson, Dwight D. (Dwight David) Eisenhower, Richard M. (Richard Milhous) Nixon.

101 null / W. Averell (William Averell) Harriman, Estes Kefauver, Harold Edward Stassen.

101 null / Arthur B. (Arthur Bernard) Langlie, Frank Goad Clement, Happy Chandler.

101 null / Herbert Hoover, Joseph W. (Joseph William) Martin, Sam Rayburn.

101 null / Eleanor Roosevelt, Harry S. Truman, Joe Smith.

101 null / John F. (John Fitzgerald) Kennedy.
Publication, Distribution, Etc. (Imprint):
New Haven, CT Yale University 1961
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
Speeches, addresses, etc.  Search this
United States -- History  Search this
Elections  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / LP
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk576a0dde6-d70c-422b-bcc7-246a9835a8ca
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref17928

Campaign '56: Sounds of an Election Year 1 & 2

Producer:
Lamar, Howard Roberts  Search this
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
Names:
Democratic Party  Search this
Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )  Search this
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969  Search this
Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965  Search this
Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Contents:
The preliminaries --The Democratic convention --The Democratic platform --Nomination & vote for presidential candidate --Nomination & vote for vice-presidential candidate --Stevenson's acceptance speech --The Republican convention --The Republican platform and nomination & vote for presidential candidate --Nomination & vote for vice-presidential candidate --The campaigns -- The election.
Local Numbers:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1242
General:
Folkways 5505

CDR copy--edited by Howard Lamar and Charles Blitzer.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only.
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections. Please visit our website to learn more about submitting a request. The Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections make no guarantees concerning copyright or other intellectual property restrictions. Other usage conditions may apply; please see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for more information.
Topic:
United States -- History  Search this
Documentary  Search this
Elections  Search this
Presidential candidates  Search this
Political campaigns  Search this
Political parties  Search this
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, Item FW-ASCH-7RR-1242
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 9: Audio Recordings / CD / Commercial / Folkways Recordings
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5102c988f-6560-4648-a177-f02250c8c7a5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref19727

Blitzer, Charles

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 28
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 16: Division of Archaeology / 16.6: Subject Files / SI staff meetings
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31be68975-8e0e-4e84-86b5-5a4ae0c58bb9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref12225

Blitzer, Charles

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 49
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 3: Alpha-Subject File / Bollingen Foundation
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw31201ab92-9c26-40d9-8f19-6e103115bb0b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref1907

Blitzer, Charles

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 49
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 3: Alpha-Subject File / Center for the Study of Man
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30a749c74-cb48-415d-8411-e1ff90447c71
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref1981

Blitzer, Charles

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 50
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 3: Alpha-Subject File / Congressional Correspondence: Vice President
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3300e4322-c72c-484a-867a-1afc81eedf8e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref2271

Blitzer, Charles

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 50
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 3: Alpha-Subject File / Ethnic Dance Group
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3bf7fb786-09cb-4b9e-b6a4-bdaeca4a0e99
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref2425

Blitzer, Charles

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 52
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 3: Alpha-Subject File / NAS [National Academy of Sciences] Postdoctoral Program
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw379194887-53c5-40ec-ac8e-1804f1a1d38c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref2747

Blitzer, Charles

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 52
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 3: Alpha-Subject File / National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw30368117c-e91e-44d7-ad61-a6b704f99a32
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref2765

Blitzer, Charles

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 54
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 3: Alpha-Subject File / Research Awards Program
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3db244b81-3631-4bc5-b56e-247d458f4dcf
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref3286

Blitzer, Charles

Collection Creator:
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology  Search this
Container:
Box 55
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Some materials are restricted.

Access to the Department of Anthropology records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Department of Anthropology Records, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Department of Anthropology records
Department of Anthropology records / Series 3: Alpha-Subject File / Visitors to Smithsonian Office of Anthropology
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw356123c39-fc62-4897-ae20-b55c764121d3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-xxxx-0311-ref3691

Millionth Visitor to the Hirshhorn

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Lerner, Abram  Search this
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1975
Topic:
Bauer, Kaylene  Search this
Museum visitors  Search this
Art museum directors  Search this
Management--Museums  Search this
Event  Search this
Standard number:
92-1779
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_10659

Opening of Anacostia Neighborhood Museum

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Kinard, John 1936-1989  Search this
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
Washington, Walter  Search this
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Assistant Secretary of the Smithsonian  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1; Color: Black and white; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Event; Medium: Photographic pring
Type:
Event
Photographic print
Group, candid
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
September 15, 1967
Topic:
Openings  Search this
Assistant Secretaries  Search this
Museums--Employees  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
New Museums  Search this
Museums  Search this
Museum directors  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Standard number:
91-518
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11821

Bern Dibner Is Presented with Coin Set

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Dibner, Bern  Search this
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
National Collections  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1974
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Benefactors  Search this
Gifts  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Rewards (Prizes, etc.)  Search this
Standard number:
74-11760-6 or 74-11760.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8362

Presentation of Awards

Author:
Hofmeister, Richard K  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
Ewers, John Canfield  Search this
National Museum of Natural History (U.S.)  Search this
National Air and Space Museum  Search this
National Zoological Park (U.S.)  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Event
Date:
1976
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Murphy, James F  Search this
Field, William D  Search this
Girolami, Andrew J  Search this
Green, William H  Search this
Olds, Tony  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Rewards (Prizes, etc.)  Search this
Awards  Search this
Medals  Search this
Standard number:
76-984-3A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8567

Charles Blitzer

Author:
Phillips, Charles  Search this
Subject:
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
Assistant Secretary for History and Art  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8w x 10h; Type of Image: Person, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Person, candid
Date:
1978
Topic:
Education and Training  Search this
Smithsonian Institution--Employees  Search this
Museums--Employees  Search this
Management--Museums  Search this
Standard number:
78-17406-35A
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8822

Secretary Ripley at Quad Construction

Author:
Nielsen, Kim  Search this
Subject:
Blitzer, Charles  Search this
Ripley, Mary Moncrieffe Livingston  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Sackler, Arthur M  Search this
Sackler, Jill (Mrs. Arthur M.)  Search this
Smithsonian Institution Quadrangle Complex  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 8 x 10; Type of Image: Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Date:
1984
Topic:
Benefactors  Search this
Buildings  Search this
Construction  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Standard number:
2004-10339
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8897

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