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Oral history interview with Ben Shahn

Interviewee:
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section  Search this
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Rosskam, Edwin, 1903-1985  Search this
Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975  Search this
Extent:
29 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 April 14
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ben Shahn conducted 1964 April 14, by Richard K. Doud, for the Archives of American Art New Deal and the Arts Project.
Shahn speaks of his travels and work for the Farm Security Administration (FSA); the American image as portrayed by FSA photographs; techniques and materials; exhibitions and publications of his work; and the effectiveness of the FSA project overall. He recalls Roy Stryker, Walker Evans, Arthur Rothstein, Edwin Rosskam and Dorothea Lange.
Biographical / Historical:
Ben Shahn (1898-1969) was a painter and photographer from Roosevelt, N.J.
General:
Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 23 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Painters -- New Jersey -- Interviews  Search this
Topic:
Documentary photography  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Photographers -- New Jersey -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.shahn64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw988bc9cc3-2f76-4e17-a315-11bcef420595
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-shahn64
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Oral history interview with Arthur Rothstein

Interviewee:
Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
United States. Farm Security Administration.Historical Section.Photographs  Search this
Evans, Walker, 1903-1975  Search this
Lee, Russell, 1903-1986  Search this
Mydans, Carl  Search this
Shahn, Ben, 1898-1969  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975  Search this
Extent:
31 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1964 May 25
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Arthur Rothstein conducted in New York, N.Y., 1964 May 25, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.
Rothstein speaks of the development of his interest in photography as a hobby while in pre-medical school during the Depression; meeting Roy Stryker and his early impressions of Stryker; the Resettlement Administration and its growth into the Farm Security Administration (FSA); the educational experience of working under Stryker's guidance; the influence of Ben Shahn and Walker Evans; the traveling experience and its influence on him; early assignments; developing as a photographer; documenting the Dust Bowl; the "skull" series and the controversy surrounding it; usage of the FSA works; the FSA's contribution to Rothstein's life and personal development; and going to work for LOOK magazine. He recalls Carl Mydans and Russell Lee.
Biographical / Historical:
Arthur Rothstein (1915-1985) was a photographer from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 11 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Documentary photography -- United States  Search this
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.rothst64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9bf7545fb-dd5d-44c4-953c-274df0133fea
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rothst64
Online Media:

Documentary Photography Gallery

Container:
Box 23 of 27
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 00-002, National Museum of American History, Exhibition Records
See more items in:
Exhibition Records
Exhibition Records / Box 23
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa00-002-refidd1e12769

Flint is family in three acts LaToya Ruby Frazier ; Shea S. Cobb, Amber N. Hasan, Douglas R. Smiley, community members of Flint, Michigan ; edited by Michal Raz-Russo ; with contributions by Michal Raz-Russo, Leigh Raiford, Peter W. Kunhardt, Jr

Title:
Flint is family in three acts LaToya Ruby Frazier
Artist:
Frazier, LaToya Ruby 1982-  Search this
Writer of supplementary textual content:
Raz-Russo, Michal  Search this
Raiford, Leigh  Search this
Kunhardt, Peter W  Search this
Author:
Gordon Parks Foundation  Search this
Physical description:
321 pages illustrations (some color) 33 x 28 cm
Type:
Books
Pictorial works
Photobooks
Place:
Michigan
Flint
Flint (Mich.)
Date:
2022
Topic:
Photography, Artistic  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Photographie artistique  Search this
Photographie documentaire  Search this
art photography  Search this
documentary photography  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Environmental conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156754

Angola tribes Peter Voss, photography

Photograper:
Voss, Peter (Photographer)  Search this
Physical description:
approximately 240 unnumbered pages numerous color photos 38 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Place:
Angola
Date:
2022
Topic:
Portrait photography  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Indigenous peoples  Search this
Angolans  Search this
Ethnology  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155673

"Modes of Documentary Photography: Bill Ravanesi's Breath Taken Project as Postmodern Critique"

Collection Creator:
Hills, Patricia  Search this
Container:
Box 34, Folder 21
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1990, 2015
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is temporarily closed to researchers due to archival processing. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Writings by Patricia Hills: The donor has retained all intellectual rights, including copyright, that she may own.
Collection Citation:
Patricia Hills Papers, circa 1900-2022, bulk 1968-2009. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Patricia Hills papers
Patricia Hills papers / Series 8: Writings / 8.1: Essays, Articles, and Book Chapters
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c5e5a383-171c-4263-8112-57ad12d1bdde
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-hillspat-ref1224

Walker Evans Self-Portrait

Artist:
Walker Evans, 3 Nov 1903 - 10 Apr 1975  Search this
Sitter:
Walker Evans, 3 Nov 1903 - 10 Apr 1975  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 20.7 × 15.6 cm (8 1/8 × 6 1/8")
Sheet: 25.3 × 20.2 cm (9 15/16 × 7 15/16")
Mat: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1934
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie  Search this
Self-portrait  Search this
Walker Evans: Male  Search this
Walker Evans: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Walker Evans: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Walker Evans: Journalism and Media\Magazine editor  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.77.54
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Walker Evans Archive, The Metropolitan Museum of Art
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm423db7b89-34e2-4b72-a2da-6930934d31f4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.77.54

Film Photography

Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Photographic prints and negatives taken by Hamid Schricker. This series contains images in three styles of photography: art photography of buildings and architecture in Iran, event photography of the 1977 opening of the Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art, and documentary photography of artworks in a wide range of Iranian collections.
Arrangement:
Arranged in three subseries: Subseries 1 Buildings and Architecture, Subseries 2 Tehran Museum of Contemporary Art Opening, and Subseries 3 Artwork by Collection.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the National Museum of Asian Art's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives to initiate this process.
Collection Citation:
Hamid Schricker Photographs, FSA.A2017.04. National Museum of Asian Art Archives. Gift of Hamid Schricker.
Identifier:
FSA.A2017.04, Series 1
See more items in:
Hamid Schricker Photographs
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3c7af4ee9-72a1-4801-aa18-6f46121c3dbb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a2017-04-ref1

Oral history interview with Gordon Parks

Creator:
Parks, Gordon, 1912-2006  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
United States. Farm Security Administration  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975  Search this
Extent:
19 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Dec. 30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Gordon Parks conducted 1964 Dec. 30, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art, in New York, N.Y.
Parks speaks of his background; his early interest in photography; influences on him; his early career as a fashion photographer; joining the Farm Security Administration; his early impressions of the FSA; Roy Stryker's influence and guidance; how being Black and the experience of racism influenced his ability to relate to his subjects; memorable people he met during the FSA years; his post-FSA career, including his novels and his work for LIFE; and his opinions about the FSA's impact on people and on photography.
Biographical / Historical:
Gordon Parks (1912-2006) was a filmmaker, author, photographer, and composer from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 1 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Photographers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Filmmakers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Authors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Composers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Art and race  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Photography  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American photographers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.parks64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw91e7e028f-a417-4d49-a273-21777df7419e
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-parks64
Online Media:

Community Documentation Photographs

Extent:
XXX Gigabytes
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Gigabytes
Digital images
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Adams Morgan (Washington, D.C.)
Chinatown (Washington, D.C.)
Maryland -- Baltimore
Date:
2011-2019
Historical Note:
Since 1968, the Anacostia Community Museum's staff photographers have created a visual record of life in contemporary urban communities, including documentary photography of residents and their activities, neighborhood events and landmarks, foodways, festivals, and public spaces.

Photographs in this collection were taken by Susana Raab who has worked at the Anacostia Community Museum from 2010-2019 and also maintains a personal practice.
Historical:
Since 1968, the Anacostia Community Museum's staff photographers have created a visual record of life in contemporary urban communities, including documentary photography of residents and their activities, neighborhood events and landmarks, foodways, festivals, and public spaces.
Provenance:
Created by Anacostia Community Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at 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:
Festivals  Search this
Carnivals  Search this
Cityscapes  Search this
Urban Development  Search this
Urban renewal  Search this
Portraits, Group  Search this
Storefronts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Citation:
Community Documentation Photographs, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.CDC.1
See more items in:
Community Documentation Photographs
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7a1d7e57b-0069-4c72-8403-71df90a600ee
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-cdc-1
Online Media:

[Marian Anderson wearing white fur : acetate film photonegative,]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Howard University -- 1930-1940  Search this
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993  Search this
Subseries Creator:
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
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3-1/4" x 4-1/4".)
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
April 9, 1939
Scope and Contents:
Reception at Howard University. Ms. Anderson is shown in profile, wearing a fur. A man stands beside her, and a female figure with bare shoulders is in the foreground, hiding the face of the man. No ink on negative edge. No manufacturer's mark on film edge.
General:
In a lecture at George Washington University, 10/19/01, Jeff Fearing attributed the Anderson documentation to Robert Scurlock, and Vivian Scurlock corroborated this on 6/26/02.
From negative Box C. No. 147 on original container. Contact proof on 2-image print (labelled "reception at Howard U" on verso) , in Box 81.
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:
Civil rights  Search this
African American singers -- 1930-1940  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Singers -- 1930-1950  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client / 4.6.1: Black and White Negatives Part 1 / Anderson, Marian
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82b8db5a3-5848-4233-9a96-933c38100038
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-06-ref27324

Charis Wilson papers, 1937-1941

Creator:
Wilson, Charis, 1914-2009  Search this
Subject:
Holger, William  Search this
Weston, Edward  Search this
Place:
California -- description and travel
Citation:
Charis Wilson papers, 1937-1941. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art and photography -- California  Search this
Documentary photography -- California  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Photography  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13524
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208936
AAA_collcode_wilschar
Theme:
Diaries
Photography
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208936

Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992, bulk 1945-1992

Creator:
Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992  Search this
Subject:
Conniff, Gregory  Search this
Blake, William  Search this
Allen, Mary North  Search this
Talbot, George  Search this
Vanderbilt, Julia  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Lesy, Michael  Search this
Pilling, Arnold R.  Search this
Plunkett, Jane  Search this
Crane, Barbara  Search this
Guthrie, Woody  Search this
Haywood, Carl  Search this
Holzhueter, Jack  Search this
Shera, Jesse Hauk  Search this
Newhall, Beaumont  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson  Search this
State Historical Society of Wisconsin. Division of Archives and Manuscripts  Search this
Union Library Catalogue of the Philadelphia Metropolitan Area  Search this
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section  Search this
Graphic History Society of America  Search this
Library of Congress. Prints and Photographs Division  Search this
Philadelphia Museum of Art  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Interviews
Photographs
Sound recordings
Citation:
Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992, bulk 1945-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Curators -- United States  Search this
Documentary photography -- United States  Search this
Photography  Search this
Photomicrography  Search this
Graphic arts -- Historiography  Search this
Graphic arts -- Iran  Search this
Librarians  Search this
Photographers  Search this
Theme:
Photography  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6911
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209040
AAA_collcode_vandpaul
Theme:
Photography
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209040
Online Media:

Mitchell Siporin papers, 1913-1990

Creator:
Siporin, Mitchell, 1910-1976  Search this
Subject:
Cheney, Sheldon  Search this
Cahill, Holger  Search this
Halpert, Edith Gregor  Search this
Rowan, Edward Beatty  Search this
Millman, Edward  Search this
Nordness, Lee  Search this
Federal Art Project  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Citation:
Mitchell Siporin papers, 1913-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Documentary photography  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- United States  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Art and the war  Search this
War in art  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Photography  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9408
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211606
AAA_collcode_sipomitc
Theme:
Diaries
Photography
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211606

Roy Emerson Stryker papers [microfilm], 1932-1964

Creator:
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975  Search this
Subject:
Vachon, John  Search this
Wolcott, Marion Post  Search this
Collier, John, Jr.  Search this
Delano, Jack  Search this
Evans, Walker  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
Lee, Russell  Search this
Locke, Edwin  Search this
Rothstein, Arthur  Search this
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945
Citation:
Roy Emerson Stryker papers [microfilm], 1932-1964. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare  Search this
Art and state  Search this
Documentary photography -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Photography  Search this
Patronage  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9492
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211690
AAA_collcode_stryroyp
Theme:
Photography
Patronage
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211690

Arthur Rothstein papers, 1936-1984

Creator:
Rothstein, Arthur, 1915-1985  Search this
Subject:
Stryker, Roy Emerson  Search this
Citation:
Arthur Rothstein papers, 1936-1984. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Commercial photography -- United States  Search this
Documentary photography -- United States  Search this
Publishers and publishing  Search this
Theme:
Photography  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9633
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211841
AAA_collcode_rotharth
Theme:
Photography
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211841

Survey Associates selected correspondence, 1891-1952

Creator:
Survey Associates  Search this
Subject:
Stryker, Roy Emerson  Search this
Hine, Lewis Wickes  Search this
Kellogg, Paul Underwood  Search this
Kellogg, Arthur P.  Search this
Taylor, Paul Schuster  Search this
Lange, Dorothea  Search this
United States. Farm Security Administration.Historical Section.Photographs  Search this
Place:
United States -- Social conditions
Citation:
Survey Associates selected correspondence, 1891-1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Survey graphic  Search this
Survey midmontly  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Social problems  Search this
Theme:
Photography  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10588
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214064
AAA_collcode_survasso
Theme:
Photography
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_214064

[Marian Anderson and crowd at Lincoln Memorial, from steps looking at Washington Monument : acetate film photonegative,]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993  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:
1 Item (3-1/4" x 4-1/4"..)
Container:
Box 55
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Lincoln Memorial (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
April 9, 1939
Scope and Contents:
No. 144 and "1 - 8x10 GL" on original envelope. No ink on negative edge. No manufacturer's mark on film edge. Probably a film pack negative.
General:
In a lecture at George Washington University, 10/19/01, Jeff Fearing attributed the Anderson documentation to Robert Scurlock, and Vivian Scurlock corroborated this on 6/26/02.
From negative Box C.
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:
Civil rights  Search this
Concerts  Search this
African American singers -- 1930-1940  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Memorials  Search this
Singers -- 1930-1950  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
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/ep8f6da8e22-e2e7-4865-8aec-e5df63d20095
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref1799
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Carl Mydans

Interviewee:
Mydans, Carl  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Creator:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Names:
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
United States. Farm Security Administration. Historical Section  Search this
Stryker, Roy Emerson, 1893-1975  Search this
Extent:
15 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1964 Apr. 29
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Carl Mydans conducted 1964 Apr. 29, by Richard Doud, for the Archives of American Art.
Mydans speaks of his background in photography and photojournalism; joining the Farm Security Administration staff; Roy Stryker as a catalyst for creativity; some of his outstanding experiences with the FSA; styles of different photographers; the significance of the FSA in American history, and how it changed Americans' awareness of other Americans; subjects of his photographs and their treatment of him; the influence of his fellow FSA photographers; technological changes in photography.
Biographical / Historical:
Carl Mydans (1907-2004) was a photographer, associated with the Farm Security Administration.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 2 digital wav files. Duration is 1 hr., 28 min.
Provenance:
This interview conducted as part of the Archives of American Art's New Deal and the Arts project, which includes over 400 interviews of artists, administrators, historians, and others involved with the federal government's art programs and the activities of the Farm Security Administration in the 1930s and early 1940s.
Restrictions:
Transcript: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Topic:
Documentary photography  Search this
Photographers -- United States -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.mydans64
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f8a8c0f6-9942-4f85-9df9-1984944d8954
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-mydans64
Online Media:

Infrastructure renewal in Nigeria a photographic journey through the power, works & housing sectors Lukman Olaonipekun

Author:
Olaonipekun, Lukman  Search this
Physical description:
volumes color illustrations, maps, portraits 30 cm
Type:
Pictorial works
Ouvrages illustrés
Place:
Nigeria
Date:
2019
Topic:
Structural engineering  Search this
Documentary photography  Search this
Infrastructure (Economics)  Search this
Economic development  Search this
Technique de la construction  Search this
Photographie documentaire  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1116328

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