Maya Angelou, and still I rise a co-production of the People's Poet Media Group, LLC, Thirteen's American masters for WNET, and ITVS ; directed by Bob Hercules, Rita Coburn Whack ; produced by Rita Coburn Whack, Bob Hercules, Jay Alix, Una Jackman
This series includes Toshiko Takaezu interview transcripts and recordings, documentaries, television programs, and a few exhibition and event recordings. Events include award ceremonies and workshops led by Toshiko Takaezu. Most of the material is about Toshiko Takaezu, her studio, and her artwork, but a few recordings feature other artists or ceramics in general. This series contains a wide variety of audiovisual formats from videocassettes to sound cassettes, 16mm film reels, U-matic tapes, and born digital recordings.
The material in this series has been broadly arranged into groups according to the following categories: interviews, documentaries, tv broadcasts, event recordings, exhibition recordings, and other recordings.
The glaze recipes in the studio practice files are access restricted; written permission is required to view these documents. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Toshiko Takaezu papers, circa 1925-circa 2010. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing and digitization of this collection was provided by the Roy Lichtenstein Foundation and the Alice L. Walton Foundation.
Arts du mythe. Volume 2 [videorecording] / [presented by] Arte Vidéo with the support of Centre national de la cinématographie ; Arte France ; Musée du quai Branly ; Program 33 ; a series by Ludovic Segarra ; directed by Philippe Truffault, Jean-Loïc, Portron ; producer, Fabrice Coat
Black in Latin America / presented and written by Henry Louis Gates Jr. ; produced and directed by Ricardo Pollack ; a production of Inkwell Films, Wall to Wall Media LTD and Thirteen in association with WNET.org
Islam, empire of faith [videorecording] / a Gardner Films production in association with PBS and Devillier Donegan Enterprises ; produced and directed by Robert Gardner ; Jonathan Grupper, series writer
Yaa Asantewaa [videorecording] : the exile of King Prempeh and the heroism of an African queen / Centre for Intellectual Renewal ; directors, Abdulai Awudu, Ivor Agyeman-Duah ; producer, writer, Ivor Agyeman-Duah
Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese Garden (Documentary film : 1991)
The Haupt Garden (Video recording : 1994)
Smithsonian video collection
Search for the Tunguska Meteorite (Documentary film)
The Mississippi: River of Song (Television program : 1999)
Piano 300 (Video recording : 2000)
6 cu. ft. (6 record storage boxes)
This accession includes the records of Laura T. Schneider, Audio-Visual Production Specialist, primarily documenting her work on "Dream Window: Reflections on the Japanese
Garden," an educational film to acquaint American audiences with the historical and cultural significance of Japanese Gardens and their importance to Japan's landscape; and
the production "The Haupt Garden," an orientation video about the Victorian garden to be shown in the Children's Room at the Smithsonian 'Castle' Building. The records also
include information about other productions such as "Smithsonian World," an educational television series that explored people, ideas, and events that shape world culture;
"Search for the Tunguska Meteorite," a documentary film about the 1908 explosion in Siberia of a large meteorite; "River of Song: Music Along the Mississippi," an educational
television program exploring music along the Mississippi River from Minnesota to New Orleans; "Piano 300," an exhibition video celebrating three centuries of people and pianos;
and the "Smithsonian Video Collection," an educational video series focusing on the Smithsonian Institution's collections and research.