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Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen records, 1937-1973

Creator:
Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Subject:
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Midwest Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Wisconsin Society of Applied Arts  Search this
Wisconsin Artists Federation  Search this
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Handicraft -- Wisconsin  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8769
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210952
AAA_collcode_wiscdesc
Theme:
Communities, Organizations, Museums
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210952

Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen records

Creator:
Wisconsin Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Names:
American Craftsmen's Council  Search this
Midwest Designer-Craftsmen  Search this
Wisconsin Artists Federation  Search this
Wisconsin Society of Applied Arts  Search this
Extent:
800 Items ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1937-1973
Scope and Contents:
Organizational records including those of the Wisconsin Artists Federation and the Society of Applied Arts, the two predecessors of the Wisconsin Designer Craftsmen. Records contain correspondence; constitutions; minutes of regular meetings and of council and committee meetings; financial records; membership lists; biographical data sheets on members; exhibitors' lists; lists of awards; bulletins; newsletters; a scrapbook; five calendars which include the work of Wisconsin craftsmen; and some material on related organizations such as the American Crafts Council and Midwest Designer-Craftsmen.
Biographical / Historical:
Arts and crafts society; Milwaukee, Wisc. Founded as the Wisconsin Society of Applied Arts (1916-1936) then becoming the Wisconsin Artists Federation (1936). Its purpose is "to promote fellowship among the workers, and to raise the standards of beauty in objects of common use, to bring designer and worker into mutual relationship..."
Provenance:
Lent 1973 by Sister M. Rosemarita Huebner, president of the society.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Topic:
Arts and crafts movement  Search this
Handicraft -- Wisconsin  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Function:
Arts organizations -- Wisconsin
Identifier:
AAA.wiscdesc
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-wiscdesc

Applied Design

Printer:
Milwaukee Handicraft Project  Search this
For:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block printed on plain weave
Dimensions:
H x W: 45.7 × 35.6 cm (18 × 14 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Sample portfolio
Object Name:
Sample portfolio
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1939
Credit Line:
American Textile History Museum Collection
Accession Number:
2016-35-89-1/11
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ce0c66c5-554e-4226-8506-4ea677ad157e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2016-35-89-1_11

Checkered Flower

Designer:
Barbara Warren, American  Search this
Printer:
Milwaukee Handicraft Project  Search this
For:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: hand block printed Label: hand block printed cotton plain weave
Dimensions:
H x W: 309.9 × 80.6 cm (10 ft. 2 in. × 31 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Curtain
Object Name:
Curtain
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1940
Credit Line:
American Textile History Museum Collection
Accession Number:
2016-35-92
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4066f9cf3-3093-4870-b60f-3376f2a000d4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2016-35-92

Portfolio with samples (13)

For:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block printed on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-b
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq409e3a33a-ae3e-4061-9fb0-1f2c7ce0ca91
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-b
Online Media:

Portfolio with samples (13)

Maker:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block print on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-c
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4bb5305b1-6467-4612-afe2-4e542ce7aab5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-c
Online Media:

Portfolio with samples (13)

For:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block printed on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq49d0edc0a-7137-4371-92f3-444af9fb58f1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-d
Online Media:

Portfolio with samples (13)

Maker:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block print on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-e
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4585d75ca-40b4-42bb-9c1b-6f3eff40a206
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-e
Online Media:

Portfolio with samples (13)

Maker:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block print on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-f
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4ac00ce9d-3b64-4b73-ba40-2fcf9259e108
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-f
Online Media:

Portfolio with samples (13)

Maker:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block print on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-g
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq47339f71e-7ffc-4fc5-9f51-435e6e23bb31
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-g
Online Media:

Portfolio with samples (13)

Maker:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block print on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-h
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq485ec0448-3223-409b-837a-8eaaa9e09b97
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-h
Online Media:

Portfolio with samples (13)

Maker:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block print on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-i
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48b7bfe1f-da41-4f25-a253-1e156a7c39d5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-i
Online Media:

Portfolio with samples (13)

Maker:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block print on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-j
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq45d076c61-e39e-4d92-bb9b-f17106e16101
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-j
Online Media:

Portfolio with samples (13)

Maker:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block print on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-k
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4dfef2952-d542-4e3a-9ad1-268efdcf3e64
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-k
Online Media:

Portfolio with samples (13)

Maker:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block print on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-l
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq49f31e5b9-3561-449d-9e5b-3dc3f5521700
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-l
Online Media:

Portfolio with samples (13)

Maker:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block print on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-m
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4cf72ddda-6565-44a5-b488-b25525d9981f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-m
Online Media:

Applied Design Blockprinted Textiles Volume 1 Surface Patterns

Maker:
The Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project, USA  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: block print on plain weave
Dimensions:
Mat: 44.5 x 34.9 cm (17 1/2 x 13 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Portfolio with samples (13)
Object Name:
Portfolio with samples (13)
Made in:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA
Date:
1944
Credit Line:
Gift of E. Maurice Bloch in memory of Mrs. Laura Barkus
Accession Number:
1949-80-1-a
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4fa47d0c3-3230-4128-b629-7f4f04f93b74
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1949-80-1-a
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Howard Thomas and Harold Wescott, 1965 June 3

Interviewee:
Thomas, Howard WIlber, 1899-1971  Search this
Thomas, Howard WIlber, 1899-1971  Search this
Interviewer:
Doud, Richard Keith  Search this
Subject:
Wright, Frank Lloyd  Search this
Public Works of Art Project  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Milwaukee Handicraft Project  Search this
Federal Art Project (Wis.)  Search this
New Deal and the Arts Oral History Project  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Theme:
New Deal  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11993
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213973
AAA_collcode_thomas65
Theme:
New Deal
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213973

Oral history interview with Robert Pfannebecker, 1991 May 21

Interviewee:
Pfannebecker, Robert L., 1933-  Search this
Pfannebecker, Robert L., 1933-  Search this
Interviewer:
Drutt, Helen Williams, 1930-  Search this
Subject:
Bauer, Fred  Search this
Chihuly, Dale  Search this
Higby, Wayne  Search this
Warashina, Patti  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- United States  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- Pennsylvania -- Interviews  Search this
Handicraft -- Exhibitions  Search this
Handicraft -- Collectors and collecting -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12512
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214653
AAA_collcode_pfanne91
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214653

Oral history interview with Ronald H. Pearson, 1979 May 31-1981 Nov. 23

Interviewee:
Pearson, Ronald H. (Ronald Hayes), 1924-1996  Search this
Pearson, Ronald H. (Ronald Hayes), 1924-1996  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Pearson, Ralph M.  Search this
School for American Crafts  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Silverwork  Search this
Handicraft  Search this
Artisans -- Maine -- Interviews  Search this
Silversmiths -- Maine -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11953
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)215197
AAA_collcode_pearso79
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_215197
Online Media:

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