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Oral history interview with David and Michelle Holzapfel, 2008 January 6 and March 2

Interviewee:
Holzapfel, David, 1950-  Search this
Holzapfel, David, 1950-  Search this
Interviewer:
Holzapfel, Michelle, 1951-  Search this
Subject:
Fitzgerald, Dennis  Search this
Galbraith, Peter  Search this
Hosaluk, Michael  Search this
Nutt, Craig  Search this
Prestini, James  Search this
Sfirri, Mark  Search this
Canadian Crafts Council  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
United States Information Service  Search this
Wood Turning Center (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Croatia -- description and travel
Topic:
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Woodworkers -- Vermont -- interviews  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15618
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)281469
AAA_collcode_holzap08
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_281469
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Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels

Creator:
Webb, Robert Watkins, 1906-1998  Search this
Names:
Webb, Elizabeth N. (possible photographer)  Search this
Extent:
53 Slides (53 black and white copy slides)
20 Color slides (circa)
1,500 Prints (circa, silver gelatin (some in photo albums))
1,000 Items (circa 1000 copy color prints (made from slides))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Slides
Color slides
Prints
Photographs
Place:
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Singapore -- Description and Travel
Serbia -- description and travel
Scotland -- description and travel
Russia -- Description and Travel
Sri Lanka -- Description and Travel
Spain -- description and travel
South Africa -- Description and Travel
Chile -- description and travel
Somalia -- description and travel
Palestine -- description and travel
Peru -- Description and Travel
Nepal -- Description and Travel
Norway -- description and travel
Egypt -- description and travel
Portugal -- description and travel
Romania -- description and travel
Philippines -- Description and Travel
Poland -- description and travel
Kenya -- Description and Travel
Israel -- Description and Travel
China -- Description and Travel
Morocco -- description and travel
Mozambique -- description and travel
Mexico -- description and travel
Montenegro -- description and travel
Croatia -- description and travel
Denmark -- description and travel
Czech Republic -- Description and Travel
Burma -- Description and Travel
Bulgaria -- description and travel
Canada -- Description and Travel
Austria -- description and travel
Brazil -- Description and Travel
Borneo -- description and travel
England -- description and travel
France -- description and travel
Ecuador -- Description and Travel
Holland -- Description and Travel
Guatemala -- Description and Travel
Greece -- description and travel
Germany -- description and travel
Ireland -- description and travel
Iran -- Description and Travel
Italy -- description and travel
Hungary -- description and travel
United States -- description and travel
Thailand -- description and travel
Taiwan -- description and travel
Switzerland -- description and travel
Yugoslavia -- description and travel
Yucatan -- Description and Travel
Date:
1938-1996
Scope and Contents note:
Photographs made by Robert and Elizabeth Webb in numerous locations across the world, including Asia (China, Japan, Taiwan, Philippines, Borneo, Singapore, Thailand, Burma, Nepal, India, Sri Lanka, and Russia); the Balkans (Czech Republic, Croatia, Yugoslavia, Montenegro, Serbia, Bulgaria, Romania, Hungary, and Poland); Europe (Spain, England, France, Italy, Greece, Switzerland, Austria, Denmark, Holland, Norway, Germany, Ireland, Scotland, and Portugal); the Middle East (Egypt, Iran, Israel, and Palestine); Africa (Kenya, Morocco, Somalia, Mozambique, and South Africa); South America (Mexico, Ecuador, Peru, Chile, Brazil, Yucatan, and Guatemala); and North America (Canada, Florida, Washington state, Alaska, Hawaii, California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Utah). The photographs largely document architecture and art, including historical sites, though there are additional images of parades, transportation, cities, villages, markets, waterways, and people.

Commercial slides in the collection are by Swiss-Foto, E. Djupdraet, Herz-Color-Dias, Hong Kong Color Slide Service, SK Slide Co., Lehnert & Landrock, Douglas Whiteside, Vacation Films, Arctic Circle Enterprise, HI-FI Color Slides, Pana-Vue Slides, CP Inc., Jordan's Colour Lab, Hawaii Chrome, Syon House, John Decopoulos, La Goelette, and Zerkowitz. Notes by Robert Webb and original photograph albums are also available with the collection.
Biographical/Historical note:
Robert Watkins Webb (1906-1998) graduated from Southern Methodist University and received his medical degree from Tulane University in 1933. Before starting his psychiatry practice in Dallas, Webb traveled around the world, returning on the SS Normandie to New York (1938). An amateur photographer, Webb documented this and subsequent foreign trips, later submitting some of his photographs to the Dallas Museum of Art. He served four years in the Army during World War II,stationed primarily in Port Moresby, New Guinea. He later became chief psychiatrist of the Veterans Administration clinic in Washington, DC, from 1946-1950. In 1952, he married Elizabeth Nutting, a psychiatric social worker, while cruising the Mediterranean.
Local Call Number(s):
NAA Photo Lot 98-9
Location of Other Archival Materials:
The DeGolyer Library of Southern Methodist University holds Robert W. Webb photographs.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.

Access to the collection requires an appointment.
Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 98-9, Robert and Elizabeth Webb photographs of world travels, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NAA.PhotoLot.98-9
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-naa-photolot-98-9

Oral history interview with David and Michelle Holzapfel

Interviewee:
Holzapfel, David, 1950-  Search this
Holzapfel, Michelle, 1951-  Search this
Interviewer:
Shea, Josephine, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Canadian Crafts Council  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
United States Information Service  Search this
Wood Turning Center (Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Fitzgerald, Dennis  Search this
Galbraith, Peter  Search this
Hosaluk, Michael  Search this
Nutt, Craig  Search this
Prestini, James, 1908-  Search this
Sfirri, Mark  Search this
Extent:
4 Items (Sound recording: 4 sound files (1 hr., 39 min.), digital, wav)
31 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Croatia -- description and travel
Date:
2008 January 6 and March 2
Scope and Contents:
An interview of David and Michelle Holzapfel conducted 2008 January 6-March 2, by Josephine Shea, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, at the Holzapfels' home and studio, Applewoods Studio and Gallery, in Marlboro, Vermont.
The Holzapfels speak of their studio spaces and how they live and work together; the difficulty of marketing yourself as an artist; their involvement in artistic communities such as Wood Turning Center and Canadian Craft Council; traveling to Croatia to participate as guest artists in an exhibition curated by the United States Information Services; the financial difficulties of being artists; the impact technology has made on their work; the importance of apprenticeships; and their view of time spent with James Prestini. The Holzapfels also recall Michael Hosaluk, Mark Sfirri, Craig Nutt, Peter Galbraith, Denis Fitzgerald, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
David Holzapfel (1950- ) and Michelle Holzapfel (1951- ) are self-taught woodworkers who own and operate Applewoods Studio and Gallery in Marlboro, Vermont.
General:
Originally recorded on 2 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 39 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.
Topic:
Art -- Economic aspects  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Woodworkers -- Vermont -- Interviews  Search this
Function:
Artists' studios
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.holzap08
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-holzap08

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Creator:
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Type:
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Smithsonian staff publications
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Published Date:
Wed, 25 Jul 2018 20:26:47 +0000
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Published Date:
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Type:
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Published Date:
Thu, 12 Jan 2012 17:03:00 +0000
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Published Date:
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Published Date:
Mon, 03 Dec 2012 15:34:22 +0000
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Tue, 10 Apr 2012 15:33:00 +0000
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Published Date:
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Published Date:
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Published Date:
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Published Date:
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Published Date:
Fri, 30 Mar 2012 15:13:00 +0000
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Sketches from the subject and neighbour lands of Venice. By Edward A. Freeman ..

Author:
Freeman, Edward Augustus 1823-1892  Search this
Physical description:
xix, 395, [1] p. front., 14 pl. 19 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Dalmatia
Venice (Italy)
Corfu
Date:
1881
Topic:
Architecture, Italian  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
NA1111.F8X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_347847

Delightful Dalmatia, by Alice Lee Moqué ..

Author:
Moqué, Alice Lee Hornor Mrs. 1863-1919  Search this
Physical description:
xi p., 1 l., 15-374 p. col. front., plates, plan. 21 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Dalmatia
Date:
1914
Topic:
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DB409.M6X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_210987

Iter per Poseganam Sclavoniae provinciam mensibus junio, et julio anno MDCCLXXXII / susceptum a Mathia Piller ... et Ludovico Mitterpacher

Author:
Piller, Mathias 1733-1788  Search this
Mitterpacher, Ludwig 1734-1814  Search this
Physical description:
147, [1] p., XVI folded leaves of plates : ill. (etchings) ; 27 cm. (4to)
Type:
Early works to 1800
Place:
Croatia
Slavonska Požega
Slavonska Požega (Croatia)
Date:
1783
Anno 1783
Topic:
Natural history  Search this
Description and travel  Search this
Call number:
DR1220 .P64 1783
DR396.P6P64
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_151978

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