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Dorothea A. Dreier seated at an easel

Creator:
Gross' Studio (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Subject:
Dreier, Dorothea A. (Dorothea Adelheid)  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1900
Topic:
Artists at or with their work  Search this
Portraits  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)6736
See more items in:
Dorothea A. Dreier papers, 1881-1941, bulk 1887-1923
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_6736

Oral history interview with Howard Ben Tré

Interviewee:
Ben Tré, Howard, 1949-2020  Search this
Interviewer:
Shea, Josephine, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Appalachian Center for Craft  Search this
Brooklyn College -- Students  Search this
Brooklyn Technical High School (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Cristallerie Daum  Search this
Hadler/Rodriguez Gallery  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts -- Faculty  Search this
Missouri Valley College -- Students  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Pilchuck School  Search this
Portland State University -- Students  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design -- Students  Search this
Venceremos Brigade  Search this
Aycock, Alice  Search this
Brychtová, Jaroslava, 1924-  Search this
Chihuly, Dale, 1941-  Search this
Dailey, Dan, 1947-  Search this
Hampson, Ferdinand  Search this
LaMonte, Karen, 1967-  Search this
Labino, Dominick  Search this
Libenský, Stanislav, 1921-2002  Search this
Littleton, Harvey K.  Search this
Onorato, Ronald J.  Search this
Parker, Anthony  Search this
Polander, Steve  Search this
Scanga, Italo, 1932-2001  Search this
Extent:
63 Pages (Transcript)
3 Sound discs (Sound recording (4 hr., 3 min.), digital, 2 5/8 in.)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound discs
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Cuba -- Description and Travel
Europe -- description and travel
Date:
2007 July 7
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Howard Ben Tré conducted 2007 July 7, by Josephine Shea, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the artist's studio, in Pawtucket, Rhode Island.
Ben Tré speaks of his childhood in Rockaway Park, New York; his Polish immigrant father who was a woodworker and artist; inheriting a particular aesthetic and sense of hard work from his father; attending Brooklyn Technical High School to play football but not graduating; moving to Marshall, Missouri to attend Missouri Valley College for one year; attending Brooklyn College; becoming involved in Students for a Democratic Society, the antiwar movement and civil rights movement of the 1960s; traveling to Cuba as part of the first Venceremos Brigade to cut sugarcane in 1969; meeting his first wife, Gay, in Cuba and returning to New York with her; organizing a food co-op and community events in Brooklyn; moving to Portland, Oregon; working in construction for the city before going back to school to study veterinarian medicine at Portland State University; discovering the glass studio in a garage at Portland State; meeting Dale Chihuly and working at Pilchuck Glass School; utilizing the foundry skills learned from Brooklyn Technical High to work with glass in casting and cope and drag methods; his series Burial Boxes and the influence of ancient architecture and ceremonial Chinese bronzes; the rise of the studio glass movement as symptomatic of socio-political-economic times, not just the pioneering efforts of Harvey Littleton and Dominic Labino; traveling throughout Europe with Gay; visiting Stanislav Libenský and Jaraslava Brychtová in Czechoslovakia; visiting Dan Dailey at Cristallerie Daum in France; attending Rhode Island School of Design [RISD]; his first show at Hadler/Rodriguez Gallery in 1980; teaching experiences at Haystack Mountain School of Craft and Appalachian Center for Craft; building and installing an oven at Blenko Glass in Milton, West Virginia and at Super Glass in Brooklyn; working with Mold Melted Glass Studio in Pelechov, Czech Republic; the history of glass and early glass-working techniques; his many commissions, including sited public projects such as Post Office Square in Boston; the adoption of his name, Ben Tré; return visits to Cuba; working with RISD to create a winter study session in Havana; and his view of artists as artists, not defined by medium. Ben Tré also recalls Anthony Parker, Italo Scanga, Ron Onorato, Alice Aycock, Ferdinand Hampson, Steven Polander, Karen LaMonte, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Howard Ben Tré (1949- 2020) was a glass artist from Pawtucket, Rhode Island. Josephine Shea is a curator from Grosse Pointe Park, Michigan.
General:
Originally recorded 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 5 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 3 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral 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 administrators.
Occupation:
Glass artists  Search this
Topic:
Art commissions  Search this
Civil rights -- United States  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Glass art -- Technique  Search this
Peace movements  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.bentre07
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bentre07

Brooklyn -- Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Collection Photographer:
Fogg, John M. (John Milton), 1898-1982  Search this
Extent:
7 Slides (photographs) (35mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Slides (photographs)
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1966
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit all requests for appointments in writing. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Conifers  Search this
Gardens -- New York  Search this
Rock gardens  Search this
Shrubs  Search this
Botanical gardens  Search this
Ponds  Search this
Bonsai  Search this
Gardens, Japanese  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, John M. Fogg Photographic Slides
Identifier:
AAG.FOG, File NY341
See more items in:
John M. Fogg photographic slides
John M. Fogg photographic slides / Series 1: Garden images / 1.1: Gardens in the United States / New York
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-fog-ref36

Brooklyn, New York

Creator:
Richman, Brad, 1971  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (items, gelatin silver, 16 x 19 7/8 inches)
Container:
Map-case 11, Drawer 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2000 August 5
General:
Printed 2000; Inscription with location: signed, titled, dated in graphite on verso at top
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Basketball  Search this
Citation:
Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution, gift from the Trustees of the Corcoran Gallery of Art (Brad Richman)
See more items in:
Brad Richman Photograph Collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-124-12-ref32

West down the promenade of Brooklyn Bridge to towering buildings of Manhattan. 11409 Photonegative

Topic:
NEW YORK CITY TOUR
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Photographer:
Young, R.Y.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
2 pieces (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1901
Local Numbers:
RSN 15087

Video number 14474
General:
Company catalog card included
Frames in separate envelopes; [Series of 1901 by R.Y. Young] on envelope.
Currently stored in box 3.1.41 [16].
Copy and Version Identification Note:
21749
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:
Bridges -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Walkways -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- 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 / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 15045-15134
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref11623

Victors of land and sea--the famous Brooklyn and Tomb of General Grant--from across the Hudson. Copyright 1899 by Strohmeyer & Wyman. [on negative] [Active no. 20432 : non-stereo photonegative,]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Names:
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 3-1/2".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Grant's Tomb National Monument (New York, N.Y.)
Hudson River
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1899
Local Numbers:
RSN 15940
General:
Currently stored in box 3.1.49 [68].
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:
Boats -- New York  Search this
Monuments -- New York  Search this
Rivers -- New York  Search this
Ships -- New York  Search this
Tombs -- New York  Search this
Waterscapes -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
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 / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 15881-15984
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref12480

"----- "Massachusetts" in Dry Dock, Brooklyn. Copyright 1898 by Strohmeyer & Wyman." [on negative] 23595 Photonegative

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Photographer:
Leadbeater, A. G.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3 3/4" x 7")
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Massachusetts
New York
Date:
1898
Local Numbers:
RSN 16820
General:
Currently stored in box 3.1.57 [93].
Copy and Version Identification Note:
4909.5
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:
Battleships  Search this
Drydocks  Search this
Ship industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- 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 / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 16786-16846
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref13254

[Admiral] Schley's Flagship "Brooklyn"--Aim! Copyright 1899 by Strohmeyer & Wyman. [On negative.] No. ?3596 : photonegative

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Strohmeyer & Wyman  Search this
Photographer:
Leadbeater, A. G.  Search this
Names:
Schley, Admiral  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (piece, 3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1899
Local Numbers:
RSN 16822
General:
Similar to RSN 16821
Currently stored in box 3.1.57 [93].
Cancelled by scratching. Orig. no. 4912-1/2.
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:
Armed Forces  Search this
Rifles  Search this
Ships  Search this
Soldiers -- 1890-1900  Search this
Training  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Black-and-white negatives -- 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 / 3.1: Underwood and Underwood Negatives / RSN Numbers 16786-16846
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref13256

Rapid fire battery and 8 in. guns, Cruiser Brooklyn. [Active no. 7402 : stereo photonegative.]

Topic:
UNITED STATES NAVY
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Names:
United States. Navy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Local Numbers:
RSN 5056
General:
Currently stored in box 1.1.28 [160A].
Original no. 15A.
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:
Guns  Search this
Ships  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- 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 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 5045-5136
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref5027

Battleship Kearsarge in dry dock at Brooklyn Navy Yard. [Active no. 7415 : stereo photonegative]

Topic:
UNITED STATES NAVY
Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
H.C. White Co.  Search this
Names:
Kearsarge (Battleship)  Search this
United States. Navy  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-3/4" x 7".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Stereoscopic photographs
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.) -- 1900-1910
Local Numbers:
RSN 5058
General:
Currently stored in box 1.1.28 [160A].
Copy and Version Identification Note:
3-A ?
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:
Battleships  Search this
Drydocks  Search this
Ship industry  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- 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 1: H. C. White glass plates / 1.1: H.C. White Negatives / RSN Numbers 5045-5136
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref5029

U.S. Cruiser "Brooklyn" in N.Y. Naval Parade. Copyright 1898 by R. Y. Young. [Active no. 21626 : half-stereo photonegative,]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
American Stereoscopic Co.  Search this
Photographer:
Young, R.Y.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-1/2" x 3-3/4".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
New York
Date:
1898
Local Numbers:
RSN 10628
General:
Currently stored in box 2.1.20 [116].
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:
Flags -- New York  Search this
Parades -- New York  Search this
Ships -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1890-1900 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
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 2: American Stereoscpopic Co. glass plates / 2.1: American Stereoscopic Negatives / RSN Numbers 10591-10681
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref7303

Brooklyn Bridge from World Building, New York, U.S.A. [Active no. 21928 : half-stereo photonegative.]

Publisher:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
American Stereoscopic Co.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Underwood & Underwood  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-1/2" x 3-3/4".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Brooklyn Bridge (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
World Building
Local Numbers:
RSN 10704
General:
Currently stored in box 2.1.20 [116].
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:
Architecture -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Bridges -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Rivers -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1900-1910 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Glass
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 2: American Stereoscpopic Co. glass plates / 2.1: American Stereoscopic Negatives / RSN Numbers 10682-10754
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0143-ref7379

[Doughnut making machine: black-and-white photoprint]

Collector:
Steinberg, Sally L. (Sally Levitt)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Steinberg, Sally L. (Sally Levitt)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 9.4" X 7.5".)
Container:
Box 6, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
A woman in a white smock stands behnd the machine, apparently operating it. The machine is shown outside the bakery window. Signage in the window indicates that the scene might be in Brooklyn, N.Y. Photographer unidentified.
Local Numbers:
AC0439-0000004.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
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:
Bakeries  Search this
Doughnut making machine  Search this
Food  Search this
Doughnuts  Search this
Food habits -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Sally L. Steinberg Collection of Doughnut Ephemera, 1920s-1987, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Sally L. Steinberg Collection of Doughnut Ephemera
Sally L. Steinberg Collection of Doughnut Ephemera / Series 2: Photographs / Machinery
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0439-ref577

Oral history interview with Robert Cottingham

Interviewee:
Cottingham, Robert, 1935-  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Brooklyn Technical High School (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Molly Barnes Gallery  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
United States. Army  Search this
Young & Rubicam Incorporated  Search this
Close, Chuck, 1940-  Search this
Close, Leslie  Search this
Irwin, Robert, 1928-  Search this
Rawlings, John, 1912-  Search this
Woelffer, Emerson, 1914-2003  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound cassettes (Sound recording (2 hr.; 8 min.), analog)
61 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Times Square (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1998 July 27
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Robert Cottingham conducted 1998 July 27, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art, in Cottingham's studio, Newtown, Connecticut.
Cottingham speaks of being raised in Brooklyn; drawing from an early age; the New York World's Fair, 1939-1940, and the tremendous impact it had on him, as did buildings, signs, and great bustle of Times Square; lasting impact of Edward Hopper's "Sunday Morning," which he saw at the Whitney Museum; his love of using a T-square and triangle in industrial design courses at Brooklyn Technical High School and the influence on his work; working in a Manhattan advertising agency for 2 1/2 years; army service in Orleans, France as a mapmaker; working as an art director at Young and Rubicam advertising agency in Manhattan (1959-1964) which exposed him to great variety of print and graphic media; work in Young and Rubicam's Los Angeles office; first painting in NYC in 1963; painting steadily in L.A. which led to first shows (1968-1970) at Molly Barnes Gallery; use of photographs and sketches to produce paintings; avoidance of narrative, just suggestions of places, and incorporation of advertising signs beginning in the mid-1960s; living entirely on his paintings by 1970; breakthrough in 1969 to greater use of color, bolder design, and 3-D illusion; adoption of square format and depiction of fragmentary glimpses of things which led to leap of quality; and sticking with this mode ever since. Cottingham also recalls John Rawlings, Emerson Woelffer, Robert Irwin, Chuck and Leslie Close, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Robert Cottingham (1935- ) is a painter and printmaker from Newtown, Connecticut.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 6 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 8 min.
Tape 2 (Side A) also contains last part of 4/7/98 interview with Harold Tovish.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral 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 administrators.
Occupation:
Painters -- Interviews  Search this
Art directors  Search this
Cartographers  Search this
Topic:
Printmakers -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.cottin98
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cottin98

Festival Recordings: Narrative Stage: Pottery Traditions; Cape Verdean Leadership; Rural/Urban Funana; Growing Up C.V.

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Cape Verde Program 1995 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Walker, Dorothy (recorder)  Search this
Ruland, Marcella (recorder)  Search this
Performer:
Monteiro, António Carlos Mosso  Search this
da Moura, Domingas  Search this
Tavares, José Silva  Search this
Gonçalves, Denese  Search this
Parte, Marlan  Search this
Perry, Rochelle  Search this
Mendes, Ramiro  Search this
Lopes, Simão  Search this
Reinalda, Zeca de Nha  Search this
Santos, Amrosina  Search this
dos Santos Oliveira, António da Rosa  Search this
Brito, Maria Maria Paulo de  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Cape Verdeans  Search this
Americans  Search this
Cape Verdean Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Cape Verde
Santiago (Cape Verde)
Boa Vista Island (Cape Verde)
Massachusetts
New York
Connecticut
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Norwich (Conn.)
Boston (Mass.)
Brockton (Mass.)
Sô Vicente Island (Cape Verde)
Date:
1995 June 24
Track Information:
101 Pottery Traditions / António Carlos Mosso Monteiro, Domingas da Moura, José Silva Tavares.

102 Cape Verdean Leadership: The Next Generation / Denese Gonçalves, Marlan Parte, Rochelle Perry.

103 Rural and Urban Funana / Ramiro Mendes, Simão Lopes, Zeca de Nha Reinalda. Harmonica,Keyboards (Music),Ferriño,Iron bar,Guitar.

104 Growing Up in Cape Verde / Amrosina Santos, António da Rosa dos Santos Oliveira, Maria Maria Paulo de Brito.
Local Numbers:
FP-1995-CT-0326
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 24, 1995.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Funana (Music) -- Cape Verde  Search this
World music  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Keyboards (Music)  Search this
Ferriǫ  Search this
Iron bar  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Pottery  Search this
Folklore  Search this
language  Search this
Creolization  Search this
Generations  Search this
Education  Search this
Family  Search this
Basket making  Search this
Children  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1995, Item FP-1995-CT-0326
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1995 Festival of American Folklife / Series 2: The Cape Verdean Connection / 2.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1995-ref584

Ford-Deas family papers

Creator:
Ford-Deas family  Search this
Names:
Ford-Deas family  Search this
Extent:
3.42 Linear feet ((10 boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Color photographs
Postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Diplomas
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Correspondence
Clippings
Photographic prints
Poems
Sheet music
Drawings
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
New Jersey
Date:
circa 1900-1969
Summary:
The collection, which dates from approximately 1900-1969 and measures 3.42 linear feet, documents the lives and activities of the Ford-Deas family. The collection is comprised of black-and-white photographs, color photographs, photograph albums, clippings, correspondence, postcards, bankbooks, blankbooks, diplomas, sheet music, scrapbook, poems, sketches and drawings.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African Americans -- Social life and customs  Search this
African Americans -- Employment  Search this
African American families  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
World War, 1914-1918 -- African Americans  Search this
African Americans -- History -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Color photographs
Postcards
Black-and-white photographs
Diplomas
Scrapbooks
Sketches
Correspondence
Clippings
Photographic prints
Poems
Sheet music
Drawings
Citation:
Ford-Deas family papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Theresa Ford Allen.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-062
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-062

We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records

Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Names:
New York City Housing Authority  Search this
Extent:
4 Linear feet (2 boxes; 4 linear ft., 3.58 GB)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Photographs
Digital audio formats
Digital images
Oral histories (document genres)
Place:
Bronx Park (New York)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2009-2011
Summary:
An exhibition exploring the varied stigmas and stereotypes applied to New York City's Housing Authority sites and the residents (past and present) who live in them. Journalist Rico Washington and photographer Shino Yanagawa collaborated on this exhibit which offers an in-depth look at how New York City public housing has impacted society-at-large by producing some of the world's most influential and dynamic artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, musicians, politicians, and thinkers. It was exhibited at the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture in Dakar, Senegal, 2010, at the Gordon Parks Gallery at the College of New Rochelle (NY), 2013, and the Brooklyn Historical Society from 2014-2015.
Scope and Contents:
An exhibition exploring the varied stigmas and stereotypes applied to New York City's Housing Authority sites and the residents (past and present) who live in them. Journalist Rico Washington and photographer Shino Yanagawa collaborated on this exhibit which offers an in-depth look at how New York City public housing has impacted society-at-large by producing some of the world's most influential and dynamic artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, musicians, politicians, and thinkers. It was exhibited at the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture in Dakar, Senegal, 2010, at the Gordon Parks Gallery at the College of New Rochelle (NY), 2013, and the Brooklyn Historical Society from 2014-2015.

Materials date from 2009-2011 and include photographic prints, over fifty audio interviews, digital images, a digital video commercial for the exhibition, a photocopy of a letter from Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Honorable Sonia Sotomayor to the curators pertaining to the exhibition. Brochures, postcards, and copies of newspaper articles and journals featuring the exhibition are also present.
Biographical / Historical:
Washington, D.C. native Rico Washington holds a BA from Fordham University's African & African-American Studies program. As a journalist who has interviewed celebrities such as Erykah Badu, his work has appeared in New York Moves, Upscale, Wax Poetics, Ebony.com, and Okayplayer.com. He has also served as music editor for Brooklynbased Free Magazine and staff writer/columnist at XLR8R magazine. Rico is also a teaching artist with the non-profit arts organization Arts Connection. He lives and works in New York City.

Shino Yanagawa holds a BA in Economics from Japan's Hoesi University, A Tokyo native she has been a professional photographer for more than a decade. Yanagawa has photographed an array of musicians including Q-Tip. In addition to being a regular contributor to Japanese newspapers Nikkei and Sankei, her works have also appeared in publications such as GQ-Japan, Harper's Bazaar-Japan, and Blue Note-Japan. She lives and works in New York City.
Provenance:
Donated by Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa in 2017.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Public housing  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Gentrification  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews -- 21st century
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- 21st century
Digital audio formats
Digital images
Oral histories (document genres)
Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103
See more items in:
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-103
Online Media:

Interviews

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2009-2011
Scope and Contents:
Includes interviews conducted by Rico Washington with former and current residents of public housing in New York City. The series consist of audio digital files and transcripts which are arranged alphabetically by interviewee.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Series I
See more items in:
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref1

Interview with Ephraim Benton

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2010 March 28
Scope and Contents:
Ephraim Benton is an actor who grew up in Thompkins Houses in Brookyln, New York City. He recalls his time in the neighborhood, both the good and bad experiences and how it could have possibly been better with help from community activies. He talks about acting and how his artwork got him noticed. Benton explains his intentions to help out the community that he came from with various programs he has helped establish.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Acting  Search this
Charity  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-EphraimBenton
See more items in:
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref12

Interview with Gail Paupaw Brown

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2010 February 28
Scope and Contents:
Gail Paupaw Brown is a resident of Brooklyn, New York. She discusses her uprbringing in the city. Brown talks about the communities relationship with the police. As well as the benefits of having an art organizations that she could send her son to, which helped him become a succesful artist later in life.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Art -- New York  Search this
Police -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-GailPaupawBrown
See more items in:
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref14

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