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Philip Truex and Earl Oxford

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Philip Truex, 1911 - 2008  Search this
Earl Oxford, 20th century  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.8cm x 13.6cm (3 7/16" x 5 3/8")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1945
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Military  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drinking vessel\Glass  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Ashtray  Search this
Food\Donut  Search this
Postcard  Search this
Home Furnishings\Tablecloth  Search this
Earl Oxford: Male  Search this
Earl Oxford: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Philip Truex: Male  Search this
Philip Truex: Literature\Writer  Search this
Philip Truex: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Philip Truex: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Philip Truex: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Horticulturist  Search this
Philip Truex: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Retailer  Search this
Philip Truex: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Gardener  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.95.335
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Carl Van Vechten
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f2bbf466-0622-44f5-8297-ae600f87b8cf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.95.335

Philip Truex and Earl Oxford

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Sitter:
Philip Truex, 1911 - 2008  Search this
Earl Oxford, 20th century  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 8.8cm x 13.2cm (3 7/16" x 5 3/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1945
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Military  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Home Furnishings\Drinking vessel\Glass  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Ashtray  Search this
Food\Donut  Search this
Postcard  Search this
Home Furnishings\Tablecloth  Search this
Earl Oxford: Male  Search this
Earl Oxford: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Philip Truex: Male  Search this
Philip Truex: Literature\Writer  Search this
Philip Truex: Visual Arts\Architect  Search this
Philip Truex: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Philip Truex: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Horticulturist  Search this
Philip Truex: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Merchant\Retailer  Search this
Philip Truex: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Gardener  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
S/NPG.95.336
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Carl Van Vechten
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4084a5979-6f92-496d-84c0-9c14737183d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.95.336

Eliot Candee Clark

Artist:
Samuel Edmund Oppenheim, 1901 - 1992  Search this
Sitter:
Eliot Candee Clark, 1883 - 1980  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
106.5cm x 76.3cm (41 15/16" x 30 1/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1940-50
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Handkerchief  Search this
Artwork\Painting\Landscape  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Eliot Candee Clark: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Eliot Candee Clark: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Academy of Design
Object number:
1792-P-2411
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4aa6ad156-bef5-4c43-8f3c-0c6bda686e02
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_1792-P-2411

Christopher Darlington Morley

Artist:
Lotte Jacobi, 17 Aug 1896 - 6 May 1990  Search this
Sitter:
Christopher Darlington Morley, 5 May 1890 - 28 Mar 1957  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 28.7 × 22.9 cm (11 5/16 × 9")
Mat: 71.1 × 55.9 cm (28 × 22")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1949
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Watch\Wrist watch  Search this
Christopher Darlington Morley: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Christopher Darlington Morley: Male  Search this
Christopher Darlington Morley: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
Christopher Darlington Morley: Journalism and Media\Editor  Search this
Christopher Darlington Morley: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
Christopher Darlington Morley: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Christopher Darlington Morley: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.87.65
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Lotte Jacobi Archive/University of New Hampshire
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm45968987e-1ff1-4849-b35a-a71db8584038
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.87.65

Monrad C. Wallgren

Artist:
E. Frommer  Search this
Sitter:
Monrad C. Wallgren, 1891 - 1961  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
79.2 x 61.4cm (31 3/16 x 24 3/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1949
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Monrad C. Wallgren: Male  Search this
Monrad C. Wallgren: Politics and Government\US Senator  Search this
Monrad C. Wallgren: Politics and Government\Governor\Washington  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Governor's Office, Washington State Capitol
Object number:
WA090027
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4126e82c0-344a-4e4f-8283-3c027473d11d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_WA090027

Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels]

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
10.22 Cubic feet (consisting of 20 boxes, 2 folders, 9 oversize folders, 3 map case folders, 3 flat boxes (2 full, 1 partial.))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Menus
Bills
Ships' passenger lists
Patents
Legislative documents
Photographs
Advertisements
Advertising mail
Advertising
Illustrations
Contracts
Trademarks
Inspections
Programs
Advertising cards
Advertising fliers
Print advertising
Legal documents
Travelogs
Souvenir programs
Business cards
Concert programs
Publications
Commercial correspondence
Correspondence
Receipts
Theater programs
Business records
Legal records
Business ephemera
Invoices
Bills of sale
Ships' logs
Technical reports
Reports
Letterheads
Ephemera
Design patents
Travel brochures
Legislation (legal concepts)
Business letters
Timetables
Travel diaries
Printed ephemera
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- Transportation
Hudson River
Date:
1777-1965
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents:
Minimally covers the terminus of the wind-powered (sail) era and more fully documents the peak of the engine (steam) era of commercial cargo and passenger vesselsk, including freight and dockage services, maintenance and provisioning, ferry service, navigation (tug and tow) assistance, plus leisure cruising and touring. There is not a significant amount of material on battle or war ships. Includes both short distance routes such as lakes, rivers, and islets, and longer trans-oceanic crossings.

Documents within the collection consist of handbills, broadsides, leaflets, books, business cards, advertisements, insurance forms, wreck reports, passenger lists, baggage tags, freight manifests, rate cards, correspondence on letterhead stationery, booklets, newspaper clippings, postcards, menus, periodicals, manuals, photographs, engravings, woodcuts, sketches, bills of lading, receipts, catalogues, ledgers, journals, purchase orders, broadsides, brochures, custom forms, schedules, shipping and receiving documents, early steam guides, timetables, lithographs, announcements, etc. There are no navigational nautical maps. There is very little in the way of international import/export records. However, domestic and North American freight services are well-covered through invoices, bills of lading, manifests, and receipts for goods and services.

Some materials cover the history and development of steamships, particularly in the latter half of the nineteenth century with the iron screw replacing the wooden paddle steamer in the 1850s. The late 1860s brought the compound engine, which led to the steamship, previously used for the conveyance of mails and passengers, to compete with the sailing vessel in the carriage of cargo for long voyages. The 1870s brought improvements in accommodation for the passenger, with the midship saloon, conveniences in state-rooms, and covered access to smoke rooms and ladies cabins.

Ownership of specific lines and vessels was very fluid throughout shipping history, including the renaming of vessels. Mergers, dissolution, and absorption of fleets were frequent. Thus, researchers should independently seek out a more detailed history for any entity of particular interest.

The general maritime business series focuses on good and services related to maritime operations such as repair, shipbuilding, parts, ticket agents, chandlers, groceries, coal supply, dockage, wharfs/marinas, etc.

Operation records of named vessels contains primarily bills of lading and similar receipts for the movement of material goods or in-water services such as tow and tug assistance.

The largest series covering shipping lines and conglomerates offers a wide assortment of miscellaneous, nonexhaustive operation records for cargo and passenger lines and corporations, typically those with multiple holdings. These documents may include receipts, bills of lading, correspondence, and financial ledgers, plus promotional material for services and routes offered. Passenger sailings and luxury cruise documentation may contain menus, passenger lists, itineraries, shore excursion information, souveniers such as luggage tags, ticket stubs, and postcards. See also the subject category Menus, for additional examples of passenger and cruise ship menus.

When not associated with any of the above, general examples of materials related to the industry have been by arranged by their material type such as images, reports, and serial publications. More formal documentation, especially legal and reports, can be found here.

Narrative type materials related to lore, history, and building and design specifications have been sorted by subject. A scarce amount of material covers ships used for military service. Likewise, there are a few examples of maritime related material from the art world, mostly in the form of catalogues for exhibits or auction of paintings and scale models.

A note on vessel names: those used as contract carriers of mail and when in service, were entitled to unique prefix designations such as Royal Mail Ship (RMS.), otherwise, the ship name may be preceded by the more generic S.S. for single-screw steamer or steamship, SV for sailing vessel, PS for paddle steamer, RV for research vessel or similar type prefix. USS is the standard for the United States Navy commissioned ships while in commission, with HMS used for His/Her Majesty's Ship of the British Royal Navy.

Some of the major lines/companies represented in the collection include: American Line, American Steamship Company, Anchor Line, Compagnie Générale Transatlantique, Cunard-Anchor Line, Cunard Line, Cunard Steam Ship Company, Limited, Cunard White Star Line, Eastern Steamship Lines, Furness, Withy & Company, Hamburg American Line (HAPAG) / Hamburg Amerika Linie, Holland America Line (N.A.S.M. / HAL), Inman Line, International Mercantile Marine Company (IMM), International Navigation Company, North German Lloyd (Norddeutscher Lloyd Bremen), Panama Pacific Line, Peninsular and Oriental, Red Star Line, Royal Mail Steam Packet, U.S. Mail Steamship Company, United States Lines, White Star Line.
Arrangement:
Ships, Boats, and Vessels is arranged in three subseries.

Business Records and Marketing Material

General Maritime Businesses



Operation Records of Named Vessels



Shipping Lines/Conglomerates

Miscellaneous Business Records and Marketing Material

Genre

Keepsakes

Images

Ledger

Legal

News Clippings

Regulatory

Reports

Serial Publications

Stamps/Cigarette Cards

Associations and Societies

Images, Artwork, Racing, Technical Literature

Subject

Battleships, Warships

Destination Guides

Employment and Licensing

Insurance

Maritime History

Maritime Models and Art

Revue Generale Des Sciences

Warshaw Administrative Records
Related Materials:
Several other Warshaw Subject Categories may have closely related material such as Submarines and Transportation. For casual and recreational boating see Boats and Boating Equipment and Yachts. Other subject categories that may have related materials include: Canals, Dredging, Engines, Menus, Railroads (point of common transportation transfer), and Tours. .
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels] is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
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:
Passenger ships  Search this
Marine machinery  Search this
Ships  Search this
Shipbuilding industry  Search this
Ferries  Search this
Transportation -- Japan  Search this
River boats  Search this
Marine engines  Search this
Boats  Search this
Transportation -- Far Eastern  Search this
Ships -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Merchant Marine -- Manning of vessels -- United States  Search this
Docks  Search this
Health  Search this
Ocean liners  Search this
Merchant Marine -- United States  Search this
Ships -- Far Eastern  Search this
Rivers  Search this
Transportation -- river boat  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Merchant Marine  Search this
Harbors  Search this
Trade associations  Search this
Transportation -- 1900-1910  Search this
Boats and boating  Search this
Water transport -- 18th century  Search this
Boats -- Southeast Asia  Search this
Cargo  Search this
Local transit -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Sailboats  Search this
Waterways  Search this
Sailing  Search this
Transportation -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Local transit  Search this
Scientific expeditions  Search this
Water transfer  Search this
Transportation -- History  Search this
Wharves  Search this
Steamboats  Search this
Boats -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Public health  Search this
Marine engineers  Search this
Ocean travel  Search this
Seamen -- 1910-1920  Search this
Musical performances  Search this
Transportation -- Law and legislation -- United States  Search this
Merchant seamen  Search this
Marine engineering  Search this
Models and modelmaking  Search this
Navigation  Search this
Seamen -- 1940-1950  Search this
Travel  Search this
Importers  Search this
Shipping  Search this
Cruise ships  Search this
Ships -- New York (N.Y.)  Search this
Flags  Search this
Exports -- 19th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Menus -- Ships -- 1940-1950
Menus
Bills
Ships' passenger lists
Patents
Legislative documents
Photographs
Advertisements
Advertising mail
Advertising
Illustrations
Contracts
Trademarks
Inspections
Programs
Advertising cards
Advertising fliers
Print advertising
Legal documents
Travelogs
Souvenir programs
Business cards
Concert programs
Publications
Commercial correspondence
Correspondence
Receipts
Theater programs
Publications -- Business
Business records
Legal records
Business ephemera
Invoices
Bills of sale
Ships' logs
Technical reports
Reports
Letterheads
Ephemera
Design patents
Travel brochures
Legislation (legal concepts)
Business letters
Timetables
Travel diaries
Printed ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Ships, Boats, and Vessels, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Steamboats
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Steamboats [Ships, Boats, and Vessels]
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8cc542278-2f59-4b3b-9008-a8b7679a46b5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-steamboats

Tomas Ybarra-Frausto Calendar Collection : Posters

Creator:
Ybarra-Frausto, Tomás, 1938-  Search this
Catano, Eduardo  Search this
Barr, A.  Search this
Helguera, Jesus de  Search this
Galas de Mexico.  Search this
Extent:
8 Items (1 box, 1 oversize folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Advertising
Calendars
Photomechanical reproductions
Paintings
Posters
Place:
Mexico
Date:
circa 1938-1998
Scope and Contents:
Eight poster-sized pieces of calendar art, reproductions of paintings by artists Jesus de Helguera, Eduardo Catano, and A. Barr. Several show the signature of Helguera in the painting, and the signatures of Catano and Barr are seen in two other items; no signatures can be found in others. Several include the printer or publisher credit, Galas de Mexico. Subjects are beautiful young women and handsome men. Several reference Aztec legends or themes. These reproductions do not contain actual calendars; apparently the calendar portion was trimmed off each item. They were originally framed. The largest item also contains advertising for cigarettes, including Raleigh and other brands, plus the "Villa Hermosa" Super Carniceria.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
The donor, Dr. Tomas Ybarra-Frausto, is a well-known art historian. His books include: Modern Chicano Writers: A Collection of Critical Essays (1979), and Velvet Barrios: Popular Culture and Chicana/O Sexualities (2003).The donor, Dr. Tomas Ybarra-Frausto, is a well-known art historian. His books include: Modern Chicano Writers: A Collection of Critical Essays (1979), and Velvet Barrios: Popular Culture and Chicana/O Sexualities (2003).
Related Materials:
Materials at the Smithsonian

Archives of American Art

Tomás Ybarra-Frausto research material on Chicano art, 1965-2004
Provenance:
Dr. Ybarra-Frausto donated these posters to the Archives Center on October 11, 1998.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
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:
advertising -- Cigarettes -- 1940-1950  Search this
Calendar art  Search this
Cigarettes -- 1940-1950  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertising
Calendars
Photomechanical reproductions
Paintings -- Reproductions
Posters -- 1940-1960
Citation:
Tomas Ybarra-Frausto Calendar Collection, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0660
See more items in:
Tomas Ybarra-Frausto Calendar Collection : Posters
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep854fc2b29-cfc1-43b9-9c40-69e6c5af2bf4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0660
Online Media:

Killing Time is Killing Men.

Artist:
Brown, Reynold  Search this
Collection Creator:
Princeton University  Search this
Extent:
1 Poster (1/8 size; Multi-color, 30.5 x 24 cm)
Container:
Box 27, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Posters
Place:
United States
Image:
Main Image: Dead U.S. soldier face down on ground with a male worker behind him sitting down and smoking a cigarette
Local numbers:
Princeton Poster# 7039
General:
Artist(s): ? Brown [?]
Printing Info:
Property of Princeton [...] Received MAY 3 1943
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Copyright status of items varies. 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:
War production  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Laziness  Search this
Efficiency  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Posters -- United States  Search this
Cigarettes -- 1940-1950  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters
Posters -- World War, 1939-1945 -- United States
Collection Citation:
Princeton University Posters Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Princeton University Poster Collection
Princeton University Poster Collection / Series 4: World War Two / United States
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8d890247b-d7bc-45c3-a3d6-3fef3319088d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0433-ref14776

Miss Freddie [sic] Washington, No. 40 [holding cigarette, full-length view : acetate film photonegative and 3 contact prints]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Creator:
Defender (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Washington, Fredi (Fredericka Carolyn)  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
4 Items
Container:
Box 47
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits
Contact prints
Studio portraits
Photographs
Retouching
Date:
[ca. 1930-1940]
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 30807
Informal portrait in studio, with contact print proofs. Negative edge imprint: "Defender Safety Film." Negative marked on edge, "30807 Miss Freddie Washington 25...[?] 5 x 7". One print is marked on verso: "Freddie Washington, actress / starred in movie "Imitation of Life" w/Louise Beavers"; other prints unmarked. Signed in negative, "Scurlock / Wash. D.C.", lower left.
Biographical / Historical:
This portrait session with the actress was one of Robert Scurlock's earliest major photographic projects.
General:
Freezer box number 49. Prints in Box 81. Originally in Box A.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Cigarettes  Search this
African American actresses  Search this
Genre/Form:
Portraits -- African American women
Contact prints -- 1950-2000
Studio portraits
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Retouching -- Pencil
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f5456e8a-a3b3-4ebb-9322-87489a4e8c10
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref1345

Joseph E. Shaefer

Artist:
Joseph Cummings Chase, 5 May 1878 - 15 Jan 1965  Search this
Sitter:
Joseph E. Shaefer, 1918 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
Oil on Masonite
Dimensions:
61.2cm x 45.7cm (24 1/8" x 18"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1945
Topic:
Weapon\Gun\Rifle  Search this
Costume\Headgear\Helmet  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Watch\Wrist watch  Search this
Joseph E. Shaefer: Male  Search this
Joseph E. Shaefer: Military and Intelligence\Army\Soldier  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
166217/47015
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b055b2a1-0511-4154-a3cb-b3b87b6ca93c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_166217_47015

Harry Sinclair Lewis

Artist:
Leonebel Jacobs, 1884 - 1967  Search this
Sitter:
Sinclair Lewis, 7 Feb 1885 - 10 Jan 1951  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Dimensions:
48.4 x 38.3cm (19 1/16 x 15 1/16")
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1940-50
Topic:
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Sinclair Lewis: Male  Search this
Sinclair Lewis: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Sinclair Lewis: Literature\Writer\Satirist  Search this
Sinclair Lewis: Nobel Prize  Search this
Sinclair Lewis: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: American Academy of Arts and Letters
Object number:
NY220104
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm463797d30-5f26-4d4f-9fc2-55ec8872b8a6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NY220104

Miss Freddie Washington, No. 39 [holding cigarette, close-up half-length view : acetate film photonegative and 1 contact print]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Creator:
Defender (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Washington, Fredi (Fredericka Carolyn)  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Extent:
2 Items
Type:
Archival materials
Contact prints
Studio portraits
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1930-1940.]
Scope and Contents:
Informal portrait in studio, with contact print proof; variant on 618.224486. Negative edge imprint: "Defender Safety Film." Negative marked on edge, "30807 Miss Freddie Washington 25...[?] 5 x 7". Print is marked on verso: "Freddie Washington, actress / starred in movie "Imitation of Life" w/Louise Beavers". Signed in negative, "Scurlock / Wash. D.C.", lower left.
Biographical / Historical:
This portrait session with the actress was one of Robert Scurlock's earliest major photographic projects.
General:
Print in Box 81. Originally in Box A.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American actresses  Search this
Genre/Form:
Contact prints -- 1950-2000
Studio portraits
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number / Scurlock client negatives: W - Wynter / Washington, Freddie
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep803a7128d-acf8-43db-bb82-df038f825a32
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref82679

[Saxophonist Dexter Gordon with cigarette smoke : photoprint, black-and-white.]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Gordon, Dexter, 1923-1990  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper.)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Later prints
Date:
1948
Scope and Contents:
Title under image at left, signed at lower right? Print probably made ca. 2000. Dated from an Internet resource.
Local Numbers:
00044508.tif (AC Scan)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
Saxophone  Search this
Smoking -- 1940-1990  Search this
Smoke  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Cigarettes -- 1850-2000  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Later prints
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection / Series 1: 11" x 14" Prints / Gordon, Dexter; Royal Roost, New York City, 1948
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82836be65-7911-4b6b-b411-86282a7b4fa5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref632

Cigarette holder

Culture/People:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)  Search this
Previous owner:
Indian Arts and Crafts Board, Department of the Interior (IACB), 1935-  Search this
Object Name:
Cigarette holder
Media/Materials:
Ivory, paint
Techniques:
Carved, polished, painted
Dimensions:
10.1 x 1.4 x 1.4 cm
Object Type:
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Place:
Little Diomede Island; Bering Straits Native Corporation; Alaska; USA
Archipelago:
Bering Sea Islands
Island Name:
Little Diomede Island
Date created:
circa 1945
Catalog Number:
25/6601
Barcode:
256601.000
See related items:
Inupiaq (Alaskan Inupiat Eskimo)
Made-for-Sale items and Souvenirs
Data Source:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ws6598f522d-177b-4c12-9051-0dba9a15df21
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:NMAI_272484
Online Media:

Lend an Ear

Artist:
Don Freeman, 1908 - 1978  Search this
Sitter:
William John Joseph Eythe, 1918 - 1957  Search this
George Hall, 1917 - 22 Oct 2002  Search this
Carol Channing, 31 Jan 1921 - 15 Jan 2019  Search this
Anne Renee Anderson, 9 Jul 1914 - 15 Jun 2009  Search this
Medium:
India ink and crayon on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 26 × 42 cm (10 1/4 × 16 9/16")
Sheet: 36.3 × 48.2 cm (14 5/16 × 19")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1948
Topic:
Weapon\Sword  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Feather  Search this
Human Figures\Dancer  Search this
William John Joseph Eythe: Male  Search this
William John Joseph Eythe: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
George Hall: Male  Search this
George Hall: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
George Hall: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
George Hall: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Carol Channing: Female  Search this
Carol Channing: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Carol Channing: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Anne Renee Anderson: Female  Search this
Anne Renee Anderson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Lydia Freeman
Object number:
S/NPG.86.95
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4817fc0d5-4488-4929-9c4c-bfeeb50c47ef
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.86.95

Selman Abraham Waksman

Artist:
Dan Weiner, 1919 - 1959  Search this
Sitter:
Selman Abraham Waksman, 22 Jul 1888 - 16 Aug 1973  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 34.1cm x 25.1cm (13 7/16" x 9 7/8")
Sheet: 35.3cm x 27.7cm (13 7/8" x 10 7/8")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1950
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Exterior  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Architecture\Window  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Architecture\Building\House  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Watch\Wrist watch  Search this
Selman Abraham Waksman: Male  Search this
Selman Abraham Waksman: Literature\Writer\Scientific  Search this
Selman Abraham Waksman: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Selman Abraham Waksman: Science and Technology\Scientist\Biologist\Microbiologist  Search this
Selman Abraham Waksman: Nobel Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.93.357
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© John Broderick
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4184b48c9-ec5d-4502-a6d4-55ab21737703
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.357

Sinclair Lewis

Artist:
Oscar White, born 1921  Search this
Pach Brothers Studio, active 1867 - 1993  Search this
Sitter:
Sinclair Lewis, 7 Feb 1885 - 10 Jan 1951  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet/Mount: 32.4cm x 25cm (12 3/4" x 9 13/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1945
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Sinclair Lewis: Male  Search this
Sinclair Lewis: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Sinclair Lewis: Literature\Writer\Satirist  Search this
Sinclair Lewis: Nobel Prize  Search this
Sinclair Lewis: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.93.388.23
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4830bdf1c-5f58-4d82-b91d-464bcf6e1e10
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.388.23

Aaron Siskind

Artist:
Morris Engel, 1918 - 5 Mar 2005  Search this
Sitter:
Aaron Siskind, 4 Dec 1903 - 8 Feb 1991  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
image: 18.8cm x 23.9cm (7 3/8" x 9 7/16"), Accurate
sheet: 20.2cm x 25.3cm (7 15/16" x 9 15/16"), Accurate
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1947
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Artwork\Painting  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Aaron Siskind: Male  Search this
Aaron Siskind: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Aaron Siskind: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Teacher\English  Search this
Aaron Siskind: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\Photography  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.93.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Morris Engel
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4638349e0-6c35-44f9-b51c-c8f8f5837828
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.7

Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg

Artist:
George Tames, 1919 - 1994  Search this
Sitter:
Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg, 24 Jan 1899 - 2 Apr 1954  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 34cm x 26.4cm (13 3/8" x 10 3/8")
Mount: 50.7cm x 40.5cm (19 15/16" x 15 15/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1948
Topic:
Symbols & Motifs\Medal  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Interior\Office  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigarette  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring\Wedding Band  Search this
Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg: Male  Search this
Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg: Military and Intelligence\Intelligence agent\CIA director  Search this
Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg: Military and Intelligence\Air Force\Officer  Search this
Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg: Military and Intelligence\Air Force\Officer\General  Search this
Hoyt Sanford Vandenberg: Military and Intelligence\Air Force\Officer\Joint Chiefs of Staff  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Frances O. Tames
Object number:
NPG.94.235
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© George Tames/The New York Times/Redux
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm490f99d25-ceff-46be-9dee-85967f161480
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.94.235

Three Studies of a Mustachioed Head with a Monocle and Hat

Designer:
E. McKnight Kauffer, American, 1890–1954  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink on paper
Dimensions:
28 × 21.4 cm (11 × 8 7/16 in.)
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
New York, New York, USA
Date:
1945–1950
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. E. McKnight Kauffer
Accession Number:
1963-39-829
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4e1387286-e5b3-4b1b-b173-70257a4b3c5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1963-39-829
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