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Oral history interview with Douglas S. Cramer, 2013 October 23-December 13

Interviewee:
Cramer, Douglas S.  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis, 1949-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Douglas S. Cramer, 2013 October 23-December 13. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Producers and directors  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16142
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)363892
AAA_collcode_cramer13
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_363892

Design Talk | Making America Modern

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-12-07T21:49:38.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
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Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_pXgybt36ODs

Cocoanut Grove Caricature Dress

Artist:
Ralph Barton, 14 Aug 1891 - 19 May 1931  Search this
Printer:
StenliSilks Corporation  Search this
Sitter:
Norma Shearer, Aug 1902 - 12 Jun 1983  Search this
John Barrymore, 15 Feb 1882 - 29 May 1942  Search this
Eleanor Boardman, 19 Aug 1898 - 12 Dec 1991  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr., 23 May 1883 - 12 Dec 1939  Search this
Mary Pickford, 8 Apr 1892 - 29 May 1979  Search this
Marion Davies, 3 Jan 1897 - 22 Sep 1961  Search this
Patsy Ruth Miller, 22 Jun 1905 - 16 Jul 1995  Search this
William Haines, 1900 - 26 Nov 1973  Search this
Betty Bronson, 17 Nov 1907 - 19 Oct 1971  Search this
Renee Adoree, 30 Sep 1898 - 5 Oct 1933  Search this
Fannie Ward, 1872 - 27 Jan 1952  Search this
Peggy Jean Montgomery, 29 Oct 1918 - 24 Feb 2020  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., 09 Dec 1909 - 07 May 2000  Search this
Dolores Costello, 17 Sep 1905 - 1 Mar 1979  Search this
Lowell J. Sherman, 1885 - 1934  Search this
Clara Gordon Bow, 29 Jul 1905 - 26 Sep 1965  Search this
Joan Crawford, 23 Mar 1904 - 13 May 1977  Search this
Mary Astor, 3 May 1906 - 25 Sep 1987  Search this
Anna Q. Nilsson, 30 May 1890 - 1974  Search this
Sally O'Neil, 23 Oct 1908 - 1968  Search this
Jackie Coogan, 26 Oct 1914 - 1 Mar 1984  Search this
Lois Moran, 1 Mar 1908 - 13 Jul 1990  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, 16 Apr 1889 - 25 Dec 1977  Search this
Richard Dix, 8 Aug 1894 - 20 Sep 1949  Search this
Edmund Goulding, 20 Mar 1891 - 24 Dec 1959  Search this
Ramon Novarro, 6 Feb 1899 - 31 Oct 1968  Search this
Mauritz Stiller, 17 Jul 1883 - Nov 1928  Search this
Vilma Banky, 9 Jan 1898 - 18 Mar 1991  Search this
Emil Jannings, 23 Jul 1884 - 2 Jan 1950  Search this
Lya de Putti, 1901 - 27 Nov 1931  Search this
Lil Dagover, 30 Sep 1897 - 23 Jan 1980  Search this
James Robert Quirk, c. 1883 - 1 Aug 1932  Search this
Ernst Lubitsch, 29 Jan 1892 - 30 Nov 1947  Search this
Lothar Mendes, 19 May 1894 - 25 Feb 1974  Search this
George Jean Nathan, 14 Feb 1882 - 8 Apr 1958  Search this
F. W. Murnau, 1888 - 1931  Search this
Joseph Schildkraut, 1895 - 1964  Search this
Pola Negri, 3 Jan 1897 - 1 Aug 1987  Search this
Erich Von Stroheim, 22 Sep 1885 - 12 May 1957  Search this
Max Reinhardt, 9 Sep 1873 - 31 Oct 1943  Search this
Carl Van Vechten, 17 Jun 1880 - 21 Dec 1964  Search this
Paul Morand, 1888 - 1976  Search this
Anita Loos, 26 Apr 1888 - 18 Aug 1981  Search this
Konrad Bercovici, 1882 - 1961  Search this
Aileen Pringle, 1895 - 1989  Search this
Henry Louis Mencken, 12 Sep 1880 - 29 Jan 1956  Search this
F. Scott Fitzgerald, 24 Sep 1896 - 21 Dec 1940  Search this
Jim Tully, 1891 - 1947  Search this
Theodore Dreiser, 27 Aug 1871 - 28 Dec 1945  Search this
Joseph Hergesheimer, 15 Feb 1880 - 25 Apr 1954  Search this
Elinor Glyn, 1864 - 1943  Search this
Gloria May Josephine Swanson, 27 Mar 1899 - 4 Apr 1983  Search this
Irving Thalberg, 1899 - 1936  Search this
Greta Garbo, 18 Sep 1905 - 15 Apr 1990  Search this
John Gilbert, 10 Jul 1897 - 9 Jan 1936  Search this
Pauline Stark, 1900 - 1977  Search this
King Vidor, 1894 - 1982  Search this
Louis Burt Mayer, 1885 - 29 Oct 1957  Search this
Cecil Blount DeMille, 12 Aug 1881 - 21 Jan 1959  Search this
Marcus Loew, 7 May 1870 - 5 Sep 1927  Search this
Samuel Goldwyn, 27 Aug 1882 - 31 Jan 1974  Search this
Carl Laemmle, 1867 - 1939  Search this
Jesse Louis Lasky, 1880 - 1958  Search this
Adolph Zukor, 7 Jan 1873 - 10 Jun 1976  Search this
Morris Gest, 1881 - 1942  Search this
Victor McLaglen, 1886 - 1959  Search this
Edward "Hoot" Gibson, 1892 - 1962  Search this
Timothy John Fitzgerald McCoy, 1891 - 1978  Search this
Wallace Fitzgerald Beery, 1 Apr 1885 - 15 Apr 1949  Search this
Matt Moore, 8 Jan 1888 - 21 Jan 1960  Search this
Mae Murray, 10 May 1889 - 23 Mar 1965  Search this
Lewis J. Cody, 1887 - 1934  Search this
William Fox, 1879 - 1952  Search this
Colleen Moore, 19 Aug 1900 - 25 Jan 1988  Search this
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith, 22 Jan 1875 - 23 Jul 1948  Search this
May Allison, 1895 - 1989  Search this
Tom Moore, c.1884 - 1955  Search this
Owen Moore, 1886 - 1939  Search this
Noah Beery, Sr., 1884 - 1946  Search this
Tom Mix, 6 Jan 1880 - 12 Oct 1940  Search this
Lon Chaney, 1 Apr 1883 - 26 Aug 1930  Search this
Jack Dempsey, 24 Jun 1895 - 31 May 1983  Search this
Alla Nazimova, 4 Jun 1878 - 13 Jul 1945  Search this
Richard Barthelmess, 1895 - 1963  Search this
Estelle Taylor, 1899 - 1958  Search this
Blanche Sweet, 1896 - 1986  Search this
Marshal "Mickey" Neilan, 1891 - 1958  Search this
Louise Brooks, 1868 - 1929  Search this
Buster Keaton, 4 Oct 1895 - 1 Feb 1966  Search this
Bebe Daniels, 1901 - 1961  Search this
Will Rogers, 4 Nov 1879 - 15 Aug 1935  Search this
Lillian Gish, 14 Oct 1893 - 27 Feb 1993  Search this
Will H. Hays, 5 Nov 1879 - 7 Mar 1954  Search this
Dorothy Gish, 1898 - 1968  Search this
Constance Talmadge, c. 1899 - 1973  Search this
Bessie Love, 10 Sep 1898 - 26 Apr 1986  Search this
Lionel Barrymore, 28 Apr 1878 - 15 Nov 1954  Search this
Norma Talmadge, 1897 - 1957  Search this
Frances Marion Owens, 1890 - 1973  Search this
Florence Vidor, 1895 - 1977  Search this
George Fitzmaurice, 1895 - 1940  Search this
Eddie Cantor, Sept 1892 - 10 Oct 1964  Search this
Mack Sennett, 1880 - 1960  Search this
Adolphe Menjou, 18 Feb 1890 - 29 Oct 1963  Search this
Thomas Meighan, 1879 - 1936  Search this
Syd Chaplin, 1885 - 1965  Search this
Harry Langdon, 1884 - 1944  Search this
Justine Johnston  Search this
Beatrice Lillie, 29 May 1894 - 20 Jan 1989  Search this
Sid Grauman, 1879 - 1950  Search this
Ronald Charles Colman, 09 Feb 1891 - 19 May 1958  Search this
Mary Philbin, 1903 - 1993  Search this
William Randolph Hearst, 29 Apr 1863 - 14 Aug 1951  Search this
Walter Wanger, 1894 - 1968  Search this
Thomas Moreno, 1887 - 1967  Search this
Betty Compson, 1897 - 1974  Search this
Carmel Myers, 1900 - 1980  Search this
Conrad Nagel, 1897 - 1970  Search this
Corinne Griffith, 1896 - 1979  Search this
William Claude Fields, 29 Jan 1880 - 25 Dec 1946  Search this
H. B. Warner, 1876 - 1958  Search this
Louella Parsons, 1893 - 1972  Search this
Harold Clayton Lloyd, 20 Apr 1894 - 8 Mar 1971  Search this
Mabel Normand, 1894 - 1930  Search this
James Cruze, 1884 - 1942  Search this
Joseph M. Schenck, 1878 - 1961  Search this
Medium:
Printed silk
Dimensions:
Dress (on pillow in box): 98 x 70 x 3.5 cm. (38 9/16 x 27 9/16 x 1 3/8")
Belt: 90.5 x 7.5 cm. (35 5/8 x 3")
Type:
Decorative Arts
Date:
c. 1927
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Table  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Interior\Nightclub  Search this
Food  Search this
Decorative Arts\Clothing  Search this
Cecil Blount DeMille: Male  Search this
Cecil Blount DeMille: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Cecil Blount DeMille: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Cecil Blount DeMille: Oscar  Search this
Cecil Blount DeMille: Legion of Honor  Search this
Lillian Gish: Female  Search this
Lillian Gish: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lillian Gish: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lillian Gish: Oscar  Search this
Eddie Cantor: Male  Search this
Eddie Cantor: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Eddie Cantor: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Eddie Cantor: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Eddie Cantor: Oscar  Search this
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith: Male  Search this
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith: Oscar  Search this
Joan Crawford: Female  Search this
Joan Crawford: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Joan Crawford: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Joan Crawford: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Joan Crawford: Oscar  Search this
Will H. Hays: Male  Search this
Will H. Hays: Law and Law Enforcement\Lawyer  Search this
Will H. Hays: Politics and Government\Government official\Postmaster\Postmaster General\US Postmaster General  Search this
Will H. Hays: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Entertainment\Motion pictures  Search this
Will H. Hays: Politics and Government\Government official\Postmaster\Postmaster General  Search this
George Jean Nathan: Male  Search this
George Jean Nathan: Literature\Writer  Search this
George Jean Nathan: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper  Search this
George Jean Nathan: Journalism and Media\Magazine editor  Search this
George Jean Nathan: Performing Arts\Theater critic  Search this
Clara Gordon Bow: Female  Search this
Clara Gordon Bow: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Norma Shearer: Female  Search this
Norma Shearer: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Norma Shearer: Oscar  Search this
Henry Louis Mencken: Male  Search this
Henry Louis Mencken: Journalism and Media\Magazine publisher  Search this
Henry Louis Mencken: Journalism and Media\Newspaper editor  Search this
Henry Louis Mencken: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper  Search this
Henry Louis Mencken: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
Henry Louis Mencken: Literature\Literary critic  Search this
Henry Louis Mencken: Literature\Publisher\Book  Search this
Harold Clayton Lloyd: Male  Search this
Harold Clayton Lloyd: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Harold Clayton Lloyd: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Harold Clayton Lloyd: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Harold Clayton Lloyd: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Harold Clayton Lloyd: Oscar  Search this
Buster Keaton: Male  Search this
Buster Keaton: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Buster Keaton: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Buster Keaton: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Buster Keaton: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Buster Keaton: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Buster Keaton: Oscar  Search this
Gloria May Josephine Swanson: Female  Search this
Gloria May Josephine Swanson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lionel Barrymore: Male  Search this
Lionel Barrymore: Visual Arts\Artist\Printmaker\Etcher  Search this
Lionel Barrymore: Literature\Writer  Search this
Lionel Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Lionel Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Lionel Barrymore: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Lionel Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Radio performer  Search this
Lionel Barrymore: Oscar  Search this
Theodore Dreiser: Male  Search this
Theodore Dreiser: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper  Search this
Theodore Dreiser: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Lowell J. Sherman: Male  Search this
Beatrice Lillie: Female  Search this
Beatrice Lillie: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Beatrice Lillie: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Beatrice Lillie: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Beatrice Lillie: Performing Arts\Performer\Radio performer  Search this
Beatrice Lillie: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Dorothy Gish: Female  Search this
Dorothy Gish: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Marcus Loew: Male  Search this
Marcus Loew: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Wallace Fitzgerald Beery: Male  Search this
Wallace Fitzgerald Beery: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Wallace Fitzgerald Beery: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Wallace Fitzgerald Beery: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Wallace Fitzgerald Beery: Oscar  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Male  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Oscar  Search this
F. Scott Fitzgerald: Male  Search this
F. Scott Fitzgerald: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Lon Chaney: Male  Search this
Lon Chaney: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lon Chaney: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Lon Chaney: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
John Barrymore: Male  Search this
John Barrymore: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Colleen Moore: Female  Search this
Colleen Moore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
John Gilbert: Male  Search this
John Gilbert: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
John Gilbert: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
John Gilbert: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
John Gilbert: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
John Gilbert: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Joseph Hergesheimer: Male  Search this
Joseph Hergesheimer: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Peggy Jean Montgomery: Female  Search this
Peggy Jean Montgomery: Literature\Writer  Search this
Peggy Jean Montgomery: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Peggy Jean Montgomery: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Child  Search this
Samuel Goldwyn: Male  Search this
Samuel Goldwyn: Literature\Writer  Search this
Samuel Goldwyn: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Samuel Goldwyn: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Industrialist\Manufacturer  Search this
Samuel Goldwyn: Performing Arts\Director\Theater  Search this
Samuel Goldwyn: Oscar  Search this
Samuel Goldwyn: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Morris Gest: Male  Search this
Morris Gest: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Ernst Lubitsch: Male  Search this
Ernst Lubitsch: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Ernst Lubitsch: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Ernst Lubitsch: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Ernst Lubitsch: Oscar  Search this
Will Rogers: Male  Search this
Will Rogers: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Will Rogers: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Will Rogers: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
Will Rogers: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Will Rogers: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Will Rogers: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Cowboy  Search this
Will Rogers: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Humorist  Search this
Will Rogers: Performing Arts\Performer\Showman  Search this
Will Rogers: Journalism and Media\Broadcast journalist\Commentator  Search this
Will Rogers: Politics and Government\Public official\Mayor\Beverly Hills, CA  Search this
Mary Pickford: Female  Search this
Mary Pickford: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Mary Pickford: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Mary Pickford: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Mary Pickford: Oscar  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.: Male  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Sr.: Oscar  Search this
Carl Van Vechten: Male  Search this
Carl Van Vechten: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Carl Van Vechten: Performing Arts\Music critic  Search this
Carl Van Vechten: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Carl Van Vechten: Performing Arts\Theater critic  Search this
Jack Dempsey: Male  Search this
Jack Dempsey: Sports and Recreation\Athlete\Boxer  Search this
Jack Dempsey: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Restaurateur  Search this
Adolph Zukor: Male  Search this
Adolph Zukor: Performing Arts\Producer  Search this
Adolph Zukor: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Adolph Zukor: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Greta Garbo: Female  Search this
Greta Garbo: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Greta Garbo: Oscar  Search this
Richard Barthelmess: Male  Search this
Richard Barthelmess: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Jesse Louis Lasky: Male  Search this
Jesse Louis Lasky: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
William Fox: Male  Search this
William Fox: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Erich Von Stroheim: Male  Search this
Erich Von Stroheim: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Erich Von Stroheim: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Erich Von Stroheim: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Lewis J. Cody: Male  Search this
Lewis J. Cody: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Thomas Meighan: Male  Search this
Thomas Meighan: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Male  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Politics and Government\Presidential candidate  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Journalism and Media\Magazine publisher  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Journalism and Media\Newspaper publisher  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Visual Arts\Art collector  Search this
William Randolph Hearst: Politics and Government\US Congressman\New York  Search this
Owen Moore: Male  Search this
Owen Moore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Owen Moore: Performing Arts\Producer  Search this
Louis Burt Mayer: Male  Search this
Louis Burt Mayer: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Louis Burt Mayer: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Entertainment\Motion pictures  Search this
Louis Burt Mayer: Oscar  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Male  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Performing Arts\Producer\Television  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Politics and Government\Diplomatic agent  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Performing Arts\Film production manager  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Legion of Honor  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Distinguished Service Cross  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Military and Intelligence\Navy\Officer\World War II  Search this
Mack Sennett: Male  Search this
Mack Sennett: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Mack Sennett: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Mack Sennett: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Mack Sennett: Oscar  Search this
Carmel Myers: Female  Search this
Carmel Myers: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Male  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Child  Search this
Jackie Coogan: Military and Intelligence\Army  Search this
Bessie Love: Female  Search this
Bessie Love: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Adolphe Menjou: Male  Search this
Adolphe Menjou: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\Captain  Search this
Adolphe Menjou: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Victor McLaglen: Male  Search this
Victor McLaglen: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Victor McLaglen: Oscar  Search this
Mary Astor: Female  Search this
Mary Astor: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Mary Astor: Oscar  Search this
Anita Loos: Female  Search this
Anita Loos: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Anita Loos: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Anita Loos: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Constance Talmadge: Female  Search this
Constance Talmadge: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Joseph Schildkraut: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Joseph Schildkraut: Male  Search this
Joseph Schildkraut: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Eleanor Boardman: Female  Search this
Eleanor Boardman: Visual Arts\Fashion model  Search this
Eleanor Boardman: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Patsy Ruth Miller: Female  Search this
Patsy Ruth Miller: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Patsy Ruth Miller: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
William Haines: Male  Search this
William Haines: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
William Haines: Visual Arts\Designer\Interior designer  Search this
Betty Bronson: Female  Search this
Betty Bronson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Betty Bronson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Betty Bronson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Renee Adoree: Female  Search this
Renee Adoree: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Renee Adoree: Performing Arts\Performer\Circus performer  Search this
Fannie Ward: Female  Search this
Fannie Ward: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Fannie Ward: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Fannie Ward: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Dolores Costello: Female  Search this
Dolores Costello: Visual Arts\Fashion model  Search this
Dolores Costello: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Anna Q. Nilsson: Female  Search this
Anna Q. Nilsson: Visual Arts\Fashion model  Search this
Anna Q. Nilsson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Sally O'Neil: Female  Search this
Sally O'Neil: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lois Moran: Female  Search this
Lois Moran: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lois Moran: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lois Moran: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Lois Moran: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Lois Moran: Performing Arts\Dance Instructor  Search this
Richard Dix: Male  Search this
Richard Dix: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Richard Dix: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Edmund Goulding: Male  Search this
Edmund Goulding: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Edmund Goulding: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Edmund Goulding: Performing Arts\Director\Theater  Search this
Edmund Goulding: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Edmund Goulding: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Ramon Novarro: Male  Search this
Ramon Novarro: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Ramon Novarro: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Mauritz Stiller: Male  Search this
Mauritz Stiller: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Mauritz Stiller: Performing Arts\Director\Theater  Search this
Vilma Banky: Female  Search this
Vilma Banky: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Emil Jannings: Male  Search this
Emil Jannings: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Emil Jannings: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Emil Jannings: Oscar  Search this
Lya de Putti: Female  Search this
Lya de Putti: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lya de Putti: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lya de Putti: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Lil Dagover: Female  Search this
Lil Dagover: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lil Dagover: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
James Robert Quirk: Male  Search this
James Robert Quirk: Journalism and Media\Magazine publisher  Search this
James Robert Quirk: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Reporter  Search this
James Robert Quirk: Journalism and Media\Magazine editor  Search this
James Robert Quirk: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
Lothar Mendes: Male  Search this
Lothar Mendes: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lothar Mendes: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Lothar Mendes: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Lothar Mendes: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lothar Mendes: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Marion Davies: Female  Search this
Marion Davies: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Marion Davies: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Max Reinhardt: Male  Search this
Max Reinhardt: Performing Arts\Director\Theater  Search this
Max Reinhardt: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Alla Nazimova: Female  Search this
Alla Nazimova: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Alla Nazimova: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Alla Nazimova: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Alla Nazimova: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Violinist  Search this
William Claude Fields: Male  Search this
William Claude Fields: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
William Claude Fields: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
William Claude Fields: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
William Claude Fields: Performing Arts\Performer\Radio performer  Search this
F. W. Murnau: Male  Search this
F. W. Murnau: Performing Arts\Director  Search this
Pola Negri: Female  Search this
Pola Negri: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Paul Morand: Male  Search this
Paul Morand: Literature\Writer  Search this
Konrad Bercovici: Male  Search this
Konrad Bercovici: Literature\Writer  Search this
Aileen Pringle: Female  Search this
Aileen Pringle: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Jim Tully: Male  Search this
Jim Tully: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Jim Tully: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Jim Tully: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Elinor Glyn: Female  Search this
Elinor Glyn: Literature\Writer  Search this
Irving Thalberg: Male  Search this
Irving Thalberg: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Entertainment\Motion pictures  Search this
Pauline Stark: Female  Search this
Pauline Stark: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
King Vidor: Male  Search this
King Vidor: Performing Arts\Director  Search this
Carl Laemmle: Male  Search this
Carl Laemmle: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Carl Laemmle: Visual Arts\Founder  Search this
Carl Laemmle: Performing Arts\Producer  Search this
Carl Laemmle: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Entertainment\Motion pictures  Search this
Edward "Hoot" Gibson: Male  Search this
Edward "Hoot" Gibson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Timothy John Fitzgerald McCoy: Male  Search this
Timothy John Fitzgerald McCoy: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Matt Moore: Male  Search this
Matt Moore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Mae Murray: Female  Search this
Mae Murray: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Mae Murray: Performing Arts\Performer  Search this
May Allison: Female  Search this
May Allison: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Tom Moore: Male  Search this
Tom Moore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Noah Beery, Sr.: Male  Search this
Noah Beery, Sr.: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Tom Mix: Male  Search this
Tom Mix: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Tom Mix: Natural Resource Occupations\Agriculturist\Cowboy  Search this
Estelle Taylor: Female  Search this
Estelle Taylor: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Blanche Sweet: Female  Search this
Blanche Sweet: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Marshal "Mickey" Neilan: Male  Search this
Marshal "Mickey" Neilan: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Marshal "Mickey" Neilan: Performing Arts\Director  Search this
Louise Brooks: Female  Search this
Louise Brooks: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Bebe Daniels: Female  Search this
Bebe Daniels: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Norma Talmadge: Female  Search this
Norma Talmadge: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Frances Marion Owens: Female  Search this
Frances Marion Owens: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Florence Vidor: Female  Search this
Florence Vidor: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
George Fitzmaurice: Male  Search this
George Fitzmaurice: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
George Fitzmaurice: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
George Fitzmaurice: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Syd Chaplin: Male  Search this
Syd Chaplin: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Harry Langdon: Male  Search this
Harry Langdon: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Justine Johnston: Female  Search this
Justine Johnston: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Justine Johnston: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Sid Grauman: Male  Search this
Sid Grauman: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive\Entertainment\Theater  Search this
Mary Philbin: Female  Search this
Mary Philbin: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Walter Wanger: Male  Search this
Walter Wanger: Performing Arts\Producer  Search this
Thomas Moreno: Male  Search this
Thomas Moreno: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Betty Compson: Female  Search this
Betty Compson: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Betty Compson: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Conrad Nagel: Male  Search this
Conrad Nagel: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Corinne Griffith: Female  Search this
Corinne Griffith: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
H. B. Warner: Male  Search this
H. B. Warner: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Louella Parsons: Female  Search this
Louella Parsons: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
Mabel Normand: Female  Search this
Mabel Normand: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
James Cruze: Male  Search this
James Cruze: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Joseph M. Schenck: Male  Search this
Joseph M. Schenck: Performing Arts\Producer  Search this
Joseph M. Schenck: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Business executive  Search this
Ronald Charles Colman: Male  Search this
Ronald Charles Colman: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Ronald Charles Colman: Oscar  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; partial gift of Richard Merkin
Object number:
NPG.96.126
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm407635a10-2f33-4eba-94b1-051ad0f75759
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.96.126

Chauve-Souris (program)

Artist:
Ralph Barton, 14 Aug 1891 - 19 May 1931  Search this
Sitter:
Nikita Balieff, 1877 - 3 Sep 1936  Search this
Al Jolson, 26 May 1886 - 23 Oct 1950  Search this
John Emerson, 1874 - 1956  Search this
Anita Loos, 26 Apr 1888 - 18 Aug 1981  Search this
Irving Berlin, 11 May 1888 - 22 Sep 1989  Search this
David Belasco, 25 Jul 1853 - 14 May 1931  Search this
Lenore Ulric, 21 Jul 1892 - 30 Dec 1970  Search this
John Barrymore, 15 Feb 1882 - 29 May 1942  Search this
Michael Strange, 1890 - 1950  Search this
Anna Pavlova, 1881 - 1931  Search this
Josef Hofmann, 20 Jan 1876 - 16 Feb 1957  Search this
Reina Belasco Gest, ? - 1948  Search this
John Drew, 13 Nov 1853 - 9 Jul 1927  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., 13 Sep 1887 - 12 Jul 1944  Search this
Maria Jeritza, 6 Oct 1887 - 10 Jul 1982  Search this
Giulio Gatti-Casazza, 3 Feb 1869 - 2 Sep 1940  Search this
Geraldine Farrar, 28 Feb 1882 - 11 Mar 1967  Search this
Mary Garden, 20 Feb 1874 - 3 Jan 1967  Search this
Elsie de Wolfe, 20 Dec 1865 - 12 Jul 1950  Search this
Arthur Brisbane, 12 Dec 1864 - 25 Dec 1936  Search this
Millicent Willson Hearst, 1882 - 1974  Search this
Henry Blackman Sell, 1889 - 1974  Search this
Condé Montrose Nast, 26 Mar 1873 - 19 Sep 1942  Search this
Irene Foote Castle, 7 Apr 1893 - 26 Jan 1969  Search this
Francis Welch Crowninshield, 24 Jun 1872 - 28 Dec 1947  Search this
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, 9 Jan 1875 - 18 Apr 1942  Search this
Kenneth MacGowan, 1888 - 1963  Search this
Alan Dale, 1861 - 1928  Search this
Ray Long, 1878 - 1935  Search this
Sam Bernard, 1863 - 1927  Search this
Marilyn Miller, 1 Sep 1898 - 7 Apr 1936  Search this
Ed Wynn, 9 Nov 1886 - 19 Jun 1966  Search this
Florence Jaffray Hurst Harriman, 1870 - 1967  Search this
Charles Dana Gibson, 14 Sep 1867 - 29 Dec 1944  Search this
Alexander Humphreys Woollcott, 19 Jan 1887 - 23 Jan 1943  Search this
Mrs. Lydig Hoyt, 1890? - 1930?  Search this
Franklin Pierce Adams, 15 Nov 1881 - 23 Mar 1960  Search this
Neysa McMein, c. 1880 - 1949  Search this
Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun, 7 Dec 1888 - 18 Dec 1939  Search this
Doris Keane, c. 1885 - 1945  Search this
Percy Hunter Hammond, 1873 - 1936  Search this
Moranzoni, 1880? - 1940?  Search this
Ann Haven Morgan, 1882 - 1966  Search this
Robert Burns Mantle, 1873 - 1948  Search this
Anne Harriman Sands Rutherfurd Vanderbilt, ? - 1940  Search this
Willard Huntington Wright, 1888 - 11 Apr 1939  Search this
S. Jay Kaufman, 1886 - 1957  Search this
Herbert Bayard Swope, 5 Jan 1882 - 20 Jun 1958  Search this
Walter Catlett, 1889 - 1960  Search this
Sophie Braslau, 1882 - 1935  Search this
Dorothy Gish, 1898 - 1968  Search this
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith, 22 Jan 1875 - 23 Jul 1948  Search this
Lillian Gish, 14 Oct 1893 - 27 Feb 1993  Search this
Elizabeth Marbury, 1856 - 1933  Search this
Leon Errol, 1881 - 1951  Search this
Zoe Akins, 1886 - 1958  Search this
Feodor Ivanovich Chaliapin, 13 Feb 1873 - 12 Apr 1938  Search this
Lucrezia Bori, 1887 - 1960  Search this
Frances Alda, 1883 - 1952  Search this
Maude Adams, 11 Nov 1872 - 17 Jul 1953  Search this
John Francis McCormack, 14 Jun 1884 - 16 Sep 1945  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin, 16 Apr 1889 - 25 Dec 1977  Search this
Marechal Joseph Jacques Cesaire Joffre, 1852 - 1931  Search this
Laurette Taylor, 1884 - 1946  Search this
Frances Starr, 1881 - 1973  Search this
Clare Consuelo Frewen Sheridan, 1885 - 1970  Search this
John Hartley Manners, 1870 - 1928  Search this
Albert Davis Lasker, 1880 - 1952  Search this
Samuel Lionel Rothafel, 9 Jul 1881 - 13 Jan 1936  Search this
Nicholas Murray Butler, 2 Apr 1862 - 7 Dec 1947  Search this
Ralph Barton, 14 Aug 1891 - 19 May 1931  Search this
Jesse Louis Lasky, 1880 - 1958  Search this
Edward Ziegler, 1870 - 1966  Search this
William J. Guard, ? - 1932  Search this
Louis Untermeyer, 1885 - 1977  Search this
Jacob J. Shubert, 1880 - 1963  Search this
Levi Lee Shubert, c. 1872 - 1953  Search this
F. Ray Comstock, 1880 - 1949  Search this
Morris Gest, 1881 - 1942  Search this
Oliver Martin Sayler, 1887 - 1958  Search this
Boris Israelevich Anisfeld, 1879 - 1973  Search this
Robert Edmond Jones, 12 Dec 1887 - 26 Nov 1954  Search this
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner, 6 Mar 1885 - 25 Sep 1933  Search this
Stephen Rathbun, 1880? - 1940?  Search this
Armand Veszy, 1880? - 1940?  Search this
Andrés de Segurola, c. 1873 - 1953  Search this
Gennare Papi, 1886 - 1941  Search this
Raymond Hitchcock, 1865 - 1929  Search this
Adolph Zukor, 7 Jan 1873 - 10 Jun 1976  Search this
Robert Gilbert Welsh, 1869 - 1924  Search this
Fay Okell Bainter, 1893 - 1968  Search this
Lawrence Reamer, 1880? - 1940?  Search this
Gertrude Hoffman, 1898 - 1955  Search this
Walter Johannes Damrosch, 30 Jan 1862 - 22 Dec 1950  Search this
Mary Nash, 1885 - 1976  Search this
Josef Willem Mengelberg, 1871 - 1951  Search this
Charles Darnton, 1870 - 1950  Search this
Otto Hermann Kahn, 21 Feb 1867 - 20 Mar 1934  Search this
Frank Andrew Munsey, 1854 - 1925  Search this
Florenz Ziegfeld, 21 Mar 1867 - 22 Jul 1932  Search this
Artur Bodanzky, 1877 - 1939  Search this
Adolph Simon Ochs, 1858 - 1935  Search this
John Rumsey, 1880? - 1940?  Search this
Ludwig Lewisohn, 30 May 1883 - 31 Dec 1955  Search this
George Simon Kaufman, 16 Nov 1889 - 2 Jun 1961  Search this
Lynn Fontanne, 6 Dec 1887 - 30 Jul 1983  Search this
Marcus Cook Connelly, 1890 - 1980  Search this
George Michael Cohan, 3 Jul 1878 - 5 Nov 1942  Search this
John MacMahon, 1880? - 1940?  Search this
Henry Edward Krehbiel, 1854 - 1923  Search this
Dorothy Benjamin Caruso, ? - 1955  Search this
Jacob Ben-Ami, 1890 - 1977  Search this
Dorothy Dalton, 1893 - 1972  Search this
David Warfield, 28 Nov 1866 - 27 Jun 1951  Search this
Robert Charles Benchley, 15 Sep 1889 - 21 Nov 1945  Search this
Karl Kitchen, 1885 - 1935  Search this
Antonio Scotti, 1866 - 1936  Search this
Fannie Hurst, 19 Oct 1885 - 23 Feb 1968  Search this
Hugo Reisenfeld, c. 1883 - 1939?  Search this
Vera Fokina, 1886 - 1958  Search this
Michel Fokine, 23 Apr 1880 - 22 Aug 1942  Search this
Avery Hopwood, 28 May 1882 - 1 Jul 1928  Search this
Constance Talmadge, c. 1899 - 1973  Search this
Anna Fitziu, c. 1886 - 1967  Search this
Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt, 1880 - 1925  Search this
Frank Crane, 1861 - 1928  Search this
Jascha Heifetz, 2 Feb 1901 - 12 Dec 1987  Search this
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill, 16 Oct 1888 - 27 Nov 1953  Search this
Nicholas Konstantin Roerich, 10 Oct 1874 - 12 Dec 1947  Search this
Joseph Urban, 1872 - 1933  Search this
Arthur Hornblow, 1865 - 1942  Search this
Paul Meyer, 1880? - 1940?  Search this
Elsie Janis, 1889 - 1956  Search this
Paul Block, 1877 - 1941  Search this
John Chipman Farrar, 1896 - 1974  Search this
Sergei Vassilievich Rachmaninoff, 2 Apr 1873 - 28 Mar 1943  Search this
Herbert Clark Hoover, 10 Aug 1874 - 20 Oct 1964  Search this
John Golden, 1874 - 1955  Search this
Winchell Smith, 1871 - 1933  Search this
George Jay Gould, 1864 - 1923  Search this
Medium:
Color halftone on paper
Dimensions:
Image (Centerfold): 28.5cm x 44cm (11 1/4" x 17 5/16")
Sheet (Centerfold): 30.8cm x 46cm (12 1/8" x 18 1/8")
Cover: 30.8cm x 23.1cm (12 1/8" x 9 1/8")
Type:
Print
Date:
c. 1922
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses\Pince-nez  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts\Theatrical  Search this
Architecture\Door  Search this
Architecture\Balcony  Search this
Otto Hermann Kahn: Male  Search this
Otto Hermann Kahn: Business and Finance\Financier  Search this
Otto Hermann Kahn: Business and Finance\Banker  Search this
Otto Hermann Kahn: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\University administrator\University trustee  Search this
Otto Hermann Kahn: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist\Patron of the arts\Opera patron  Search this
Otto Hermann Kahn: Visual Arts\Art collector  Search this
Franklin Pierce Adams: Male  Search this
Franklin Pierce Adams: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
Franklin Pierce Adams: Literature\Writer\Humorist  Search this
Herbert Clark Hoover: Male  Search this
Herbert Clark Hoover: Politics and Government\President of US  Search this
Herbert Clark Hoover: Science and Technology\Engineer  Search this
Herbert Clark Hoover: Politics and Government\Cabinet member\Secretary of Commerce  Search this
Mary Nash: Female  Search this
Mary Nash: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Herbert Bayard Swope: Male  Search this
Herbert Bayard Swope: Literature\Writer  Search this
Herbert Bayard Swope: Journalism and Media\Newspaper editor  Search this
Herbert Bayard Swope: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper  Search this
Herbert Bayard Swope: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Lillian Gish: Female  Search this
Lillian Gish: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lillian Gish: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lillian Gish: Oscar  Search this
Levi Lee Shubert: Male  Search this
Levi Lee Shubert: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Levi Lee Shubert: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Jacob J. Shubert: Male  Search this
Jacob J. Shubert: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Jacob J. Shubert: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Avery Hopwood: Male  Search this
Avery Hopwood: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Michel Fokine: Male  Search this
Michel Fokine: Performing Arts\Director  Search this
Michel Fokine: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Michel Fokine: Performing Arts\Choreographer  Search this
Michel Fokine: Performing Arts\Dance Instructor  Search this
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith: Male  Search this
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
David Lewelyn Wark Griffith: Oscar  Search this
Florenz Ziegfeld: Male  Search this
Florenz Ziegfeld: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Florenz Ziegfeld: Performing Arts\Producer\Impresario  Search this
Willard Huntington Wright: Male  Search this
Willard Huntington Wright: Visual Arts\Art critic  Search this
Willard Huntington Wright: Literature\Literary critic  Search this
Willard Huntington Wright: Literature\Writer\Detective  Search this
Oliver Martin Sayler: Male  Search this
Oliver Martin Sayler: Literature\Writer  Search this
Alexander Humphreys Woollcott: Male  Search this
Alexander Humphreys Woollcott: Literature\Writer  Search this
Alexander Humphreys Woollcott: Journalism and Media\Journalist  Search this
Alexander Humphreys Woollcott: Performing Arts\Performer\Radio performer  Search this
Alexander Humphreys Woollcott: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
Alexander Humphreys Woollcott: Performing Arts\Theater critic  Search this
Raymond Hitchcock: Male  Search this
Raymond Hitchcock: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Raymond Hitchcock: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Arthur Brisbane: Male  Search this
Arthur Brisbane: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Arthur Brisbane: Journalism and Media\Newspaper publisher  Search this
Arthur Brisbane: Journalism and Media\Newspaper editor  Search this
Marcus Cook Connelly: Male  Search this
Marcus Cook Connelly: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\College  Search this
Marcus Cook Connelly: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Marcus Cook Connelly: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
John Drew: Male  Search this
John Drew: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
John Drew: Performing Arts\Theater manager  Search this
John Emerson: Male  Search this
John Emerson: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
John Emerson: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Feodor Ivanovich Chaliapin: Male  Search this
Feodor Ivanovich Chaliapin: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Opera  Search this
Fannie Hurst: Female  Search this
Fannie Hurst: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Fannie Hurst: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Fannie Hurst: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner: Male  Search this
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner: Literature\Writer  Search this
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner: Journalism and Media\Editor  Search this
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper  Search this
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner: Sports and Recreation  Search this
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner: Literature\Writer\Magazine article  Search this
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner: Literature\Writer\Humorist  Search this
Ringgold Wilmer Lardner: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Frances Starr: Female  Search this
Frances Starr: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Frank Crane: Male  Search this
Frank Crane: Journalism and Media\Journalist  Search this
Frank Crane: Performing Arts\Theater critic  Search this
Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun: Male  Search this
Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Reporter\Newspaper  Search this
Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun: Literature\Writer\Essayist  Search this
Matthew Heywood Campbell Broun: Performing Arts\Theater critic  Search this
Dorothy Gish: Female  Search this
Dorothy Gish: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Male  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Director\Motion pictures  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Literature\Writer\Screenwriter  Search this
Sir Charles Spencer Chaplin: Oscar  Search this
John Francis McCormack: Male  Search this
John Francis McCormack: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Opera  Search this
Giulio Gatti-Casazza: Male  Search this
Giulio Gatti-Casazza: Performing Arts\Director\Opera  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.: Male  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.: Literature\Writer  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.: Politics and Government\Public official  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer\General  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.: Journalism and Media\Magazine editor  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.: Politics and Government\Son of US President  Search this
Theodore Roosevelt, Jr.: Politics and Government\Governor\Puerto Rico  Search this
Irene Foote Castle: Female  Search this
Irene Foote Castle: Performing Arts\Costume designer  Search this
Irene Foote Castle: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
John Barrymore: Male  Search this
John Barrymore: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
John Barrymore: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
David Belasco: Male  Search this
David Belasco: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
David Belasco: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
David Belasco: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
David Belasco: Performing Arts\Theater manager  Search this
David Belasco: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Josef Hofmann: Male  Search this
Josef Hofmann: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Josef Hofmann: Politics and Government\Diplomat\Ambassador  Search this
Josef Hofmann: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Josef Hofmann: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Pianist  Search this
Josef Hofmann: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Conductor  Search this
Ralph Barton: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Ralph Barton: Male  Search this
Ralph Barton: Visual Arts\Artist\Caricaturist  Search this
John Chipman Farrar: Male  Search this
John Chipman Farrar: Literature\Writer  Search this
John Chipman Farrar: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
John Chipman Farrar: Literature\Writer\Poet  Search this
John Chipman Farrar: Literature\Editor\Book  Search this
Leon Errol: Male  Search this
Leon Errol: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Robert Edmond Jones: Visual Arts\Artist  Search this
Robert Edmond Jones: Male  Search this
Robert Edmond Jones: Visual Arts\Designer  Search this
Robert Edmond Jones: Performing Arts\Scenographer  Search this
S. Jay Kaufman: Male  Search this
S. Jay Kaufman: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Boris Israelevich Anisfeld: Male  Search this
Boris Israelevich Anisfeld: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Boris Israelevich Anisfeld: Performing Arts\Scenographer  Search this
Jascha Heifetz: Male  Search this
Jascha Heifetz: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Violinist  Search this
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Female  Search this
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Visual Arts\Founder\Art Museum  Search this
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist\Patron of the arts  Search this
Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Morris Gest: Male  Search this
Morris Gest: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
Robert Charles Benchley: Male  Search this
Robert Charles Benchley: Literature\Writer  Search this
Robert Charles Benchley: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Robert Charles Benchley: Performing Arts\Performer\Radio performer  Search this
Robert Charles Benchley: Performing Arts\Theater critic  Search this
Robert Charles Benchley: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Humorist  Search this
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill: Male  Search this
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill: Literature\Writer\Novelist  Search this
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill: Nobel Prize  Search this
Eugene Gladstone O'Neill: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Anna Pavlova: Female  Search this
Anna Pavlova: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer\Ballet  Search this
Charles Darnton: Male  Search this
Charles Darnton: Performing Arts\Theater critic  Search this
Nicholas Konstantin Roerich: Male  Search this
Nicholas Konstantin Roerich: Military and Intelligence\Army\Officer  Search this
Nicholas Konstantin Roerich: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Lecturer  Search this
Nicholas Konstantin Roerich: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Nicholas Konstantin Roerich: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Nicholas Konstantin Roerich: Education and Scholarship\Founder\School  Search this
Nicholas Konstantin Roerich: Visual Arts\Founder\Art Museum  Search this
Nicholas Konstantin Roerich: Education and Scholarship\Scholar\Archaeologist  Search this
Nicholas Konstantin Roerich: Military and Intelligence\Officer  Search this
Nicholas Konstantin Roerich: Visual Arts\Visual arts administrator\Art museum administrator\Art museum president  Search this
Maude Adams: Female  Search this
Maude Adams: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor  Search this
Maude Adams: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\College  Search this
Adolph Simon Ochs: Male  Search this
Adolph Simon Ochs: Journalism and Media\Newspaper publisher  Search this
Adolph Simon Ochs: Society and Social Change\Philanthropist  Search this
Ed Wynn: Male  Search this
Ed Wynn: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Ed Wynn: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Ed Wynn: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Ed Wynn: Performing Arts\Performer\Television personality  Search this
Ed Wynn: Performing Arts\Performer\Radio performer  Search this
Lynn Fontanne: Female  Search this
Lynn Fontanne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Lynn Fontanne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Lynn Fontanne: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Television  Search this
Lynn Fontanne: Presidential Medal of Freedom  Search this
Charles Dana Gibson: Male  Search this
Charles Dana Gibson: Literature\Writer  Search this
Charles Dana Gibson: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Charles Dana Gibson: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Mary Garden: Female  Search this
Mary Garden: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Opera  Search this
Maria Jeritza: Female  Search this
Maria Jeritza: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Opera  Search this
Adolph Zukor: Male  Search this
Adolph Zukor: Performing Arts\Producer  Search this
Adolph Zukor: Performing Arts\Producer\Motion pictures  Search this
Adolph Zukor: Performing Arts\Producer\Theater  Search this
George Simon Kaufman: Male  Search this
George Simon Kaufman: Journalism and Media\Journalist\Columnist  Search this
George Simon Kaufman: Performing Arts\Director\Theater  Search this
George Simon Kaufman: Literature\Writer\Playwright  Search this
George Simon Kaufman: Pulitzer Prize  Search this
Nicholas Murray Butler: Male  Search this
Nicholas Murray Butler: Literature\Writer  Search this
Nicholas Murray Butler: Education and Scholarship\Educator\Professor\University  Search this
Nicholas Murray Butler: Education and Scholarship\Administrator  Search this
Nicholas Murray Butler: Education and Scholarship\Administrator\University administrator\University president  Search this
Nicholas Murray Butler: Politics and Government\Government official\Presidential Advisor  Search this
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Lucrezia Bori: Female  Search this
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Marechal Joseph Jacques Cesaire Joffre: Male  Search this
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Albert Davis Lasker: Male  Search this
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William J. Guard: Male  Search this
William J. Guard: Journalism and Media\Journalist  Search this
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F. Ray Comstock: Male  Search this
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Armand Veszy: Male  Search this
Andrés de Segurola: Male  Search this
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Frank Andrew Munsey: Journalism and Media\Magazine publisher  Search this
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Ludwig Lewisohn: Male  Search this
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Reginald Claypoole Vanderbilt: Male  Search this
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Al Jolson: Male  Search this
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Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Bruce Kellner
Object number:
S/NPG.92.12
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm498c2a346-0606-402f-a46d-1cf031328530
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.92.12
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Oral history interview with Douglas S. Cramer

Interviewee:
Cramer, Douglas S.  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis  Search this
Extent:
79 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2013 October 23-December 13
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Douglas S. Cramer conducted 2013 October 23-December 13, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art, at Cramer's homes in Miami Beach, Florida and New York, New York.
Cramer speaks of growing up in Kentucky and Cincinnati; his mother's career as a writer and interior designer; his interest in collecting objects as a young boy; growing up under his parents and his family history; racism and prejudices in society and Hollywood; the impact of the Depression on his family; his early interest in theater and art; his involvement with Hollywood and production work; his early art and real estate purchases; his friendship since high school with Jim Dine; reactions from dealers and artists when selling artwork; his belief in the importance of artists' drawings; his college career and his desire to go to Princeton; his desire to live in New York City; working for Proctor & Gamble; his early foray into collecting; his first collection of 20th century works on paper; meeting Leo Castelli and Jasper Johns; guidance of Dan Melnick in collecting; living and collecting in California; his desire to own a Joseph Cornell box; his divorce from Joyce Haber and their California collection; buying from Leo Castelli; getting to know and collecting Julian Schnabel; getting a protrait painted by Schnabel; donating works of art to museums; art dealers and customer service; working on the Love Boat (series); Andy Warhol's involvement with the Love Boat; his involvement with the MOCA board; the creation of the Douglas Cramer Foundation; Batman (series) and Roy Lichtenstein; meeting, collecting, and friendship with Roy Lichtenstein; meeting, collecting, and friendship with Ellsworth Kelly; Andy Warhol's persona. Cramer also recalls Larry Gagosian, Jeffrey Deitch, Eli Broad, David Hockney, Jasper Johns, Margo Leavin, Dorothy Lichtenstein, Robert Rauschenberg, Mark Rothko, Charles and Doris Saatchi, Paul Schimmel, Richard Serra, Marcia and Fred Weisman, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Douglas S. Cramer (1931-2021) was an American television producer and contemporary art collector in New York, New York. Avis Berman (1949- ) is an art historian and author in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded as 4 sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 8 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.
Restrictions:
This interview is open for research. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its Oral History Program interviews available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. Quotation, reproduction and publication of the recording is governed by restrictions. If an interview has been transcribed, researchers must quote from the transcript. If an interview has not been transcribed, researchers must quote from the recording. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Topic:
Producers and directors  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.cramer13
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9da665d48-d28f-4cc1-a8f2-3d05ced515b1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-cramer13
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Oral history interview with Helen Zell

Interviewee:
Zell, Helen, 1942-  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis  Search this
Names:
Art Collectors: A Project in Partnership with the Center for the History of Collecting in America at The Frick Collection  Search this
Extent:
110 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
2016 December 5-6
Scope and Contents:
An oral history interview with Helen Zell conducted 2016 December 5-6, by Avis Berman, for the Archives of American Art and the Center for the History of Collecting in America at the Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection, at Zell's home, in Chicago, Illinois.
Zell discusses growing up as a Jewish Northerner in Baton Rouge, Louisiana; her parents and their extended family and the impact on her of visiting with her father's bohemian relatives in Brooklyn; her early interest in reading and English studies; her enthusiasm for collecting and organizing paper dolls and books as a young girl; the family's relocation to Rockville Centre, New York on Long Island; her visit as a teenager to Europe and the Rome Olympics with her grandparents; her college years at the University of Michigan, where she met her first husband, James Fadim; her work as an editor for the American Society for Microbiology; the couple's meeting and socializing with Sam and Janet Zell at the University of Michigan; their move to Chicago in 1967; her first purchases of art at the Old Town Art Fair in Chicago; her work as the general manager for the Chicago String Ensemble; her work on the Women's Board at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago; her divorce from her first husband and her return to school to study interior design at the Harrington Institute and her subsequent work as an interior designer; her deeper involvement with Chicago-based art collectors through her work at the MCA. Zell also describes her reintroduction to Sam Zell after many years apart at an art fair in Chicago in 1995; their burgeoning relationship and his desire to help her acquire and develop an art collection, initially concentrating on Surrealist work; their marriage and acquisition of a neighboring apartment in their condominium building which they renovated in order to create space for their growing collection; the expansion of their collection into photography; her enthusiasm for the work of Joseph Cornell, Louise Bourgeois and Lee Bontecou, among others; the assistance of the gallerist Alan Koppel in acquiring work for the collection; her feelings about loaning from the collection for exhibitions; the valuable assistance of curators and dealers in expanding her knowledge and expertise; and her and her husband's feelings about eventually creating a legacy for their collection. Zell also recalls Robert Natkin; Grace Hokin; Bud Holland; Helyn Goldenberg; Marilynn Alsdorf; Allen Turner; Stefan Edlis; Gael Neeson; Kevin Consey; Madeline Grynsztejn; Elizabeth Smith as well as Michael Heltzer; Meredith Palmer; John Vinci; David Tunkl; Lynne Warren; and Wilbur Ross, among others.
Biographical / Historical:
Helen Zell (1942- ) is a philanthropist and art collector in Chicago, Illinois. Avis Berman (1949- ) is an art historian and author in New York, New York.
General:
Originally recorded as 2 digital wav sound files. Duration is 4 hr., 53 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.
Restrictions:
This interview is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Philanthropists -- Illinois -- Chicago -- Interviews  Search this
Women art collectors  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.zellh16
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d82fb9cd-749a-4486-839f-bf2e134d2928
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-zellh16

Elizabeth Gordon Papers

Creator:
Gordon, Elizabeth, 1906-2000  Search this
Names:
Claiborne, Craig  Search this
Gordon, Elizabeth, 1906-2000  Search this
Leach, Bernard, 1887-1979  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Periodicals
Photographs
Correspondence
Personal papers
Place:
Japan
Date:
1958-1987
Summary:
Papers, 1959-1987, of Elizabeth Gordon, editor of the periodical, House Beautiful from 1941-1964, mostly related to her research for the August and September 1960 issues of House Beautiful regarding the Japanese aesthetic concept of "shibui", and the subsequent travelling "shibui exhibition" from 1961-1964. Included are correspondence, some photocopies, 1959-1963; notes; drafts for articles and lectures; printed material including magazine and newspaper clippings, 1959-1987; 2 books, and exhibition announcements; drawings of paper and foil art; a photo album containing photos of exhibition installations; and photographs, slides, color transparencies, and lantern slides depicting people, sites, and objects reflecting the "shibui" aesthetic.
Scope and Contents:
The Elizabeth Gordon Papers measure 4.5 linear feet and span the years 1959-1987. The collection mainly documents Ms. Gordon's research for the August and September 1960 issues of House Beautiful regarding the Japanese aesthetic concept of "shibui", and the subsequent travelling "shibui exhibition" from 1961-1964. Included are correspondence, some photocopies, 1959-1963; research notes and materials; articles; lectures; printed material including magazine and newspaper clippings, 1959-1987; 2 books, and exhibition announcements; article materials; a photo album containing photos of exhibition installations; and photographs, slides, color transparencies, and lantern slides depicting people, sites, and objects reflecting the "shibui" aesthetic.
Arrangement note:
This collection is organized into eight series. 1. Biographical data, 2. Shibui research, 3. Shibui issues of, House Beautiful, 4. Correspondence, 5. Shibui promotion, 6. Exhibition files, 7. Printed materials, and 8. Photographs.
Biographical Information:
Born in Logansport, Indiana in 1906, Elizabeth Gordon served as editor of House Beautiful magazine 1941 to 1964. Ms. Gordon first became interested in Japanese aesthetics during the mid-1950s. As a result she began to read and study Japanese art, history and culture. In 1959, Gordon travelled to Japan with three staff people from, House Beautiful. In Kyoto she met Eiko Yuasa, a young woman then employed by the City of Kyoto to handle foreign V.I.P.s, who was assigned to assist Gordon during her stay there. It was Ms. Yuasa who, in the course of discussions of Japanese aesthetics, introduced the term "shibui." Around that term and its related concepts ("iki", "jimi", "hade") the theme for the issue began to crystallize. In August and September, 1960, House Beautiful, under the editorial control of Ms. Gordon, published two extremely popular issues devoted to the subject of "shibui". Due to the popularity of the issues, museum exhibits devoted to the concept of "shibui" travelled around the United States. Ms. Gordon died in Adamstown, Maryland in 2000.

Biographical Overview

1906 -- Born in Logansport, Indiana

1920s -- Attended the University of Chicago

1930s -- Moved to New York to work as a promotional copywriter for several newspapers

1930s -- Syndicated columnist on home maintenance for The New York Herald Tribune

1930s -- Editor at Good Housekeeping (here for 8 years)

1937 -- More House for your Money by Elizabeth Gordon and Dorothy Ducas published by W. Morrow and Company: New York.

1937 -- Married Carl Hafey Norcross

1939 -- Appointed editor of House Beautiful

1964 -- Left the magazine world

1972 -- Published a special issue on Scandinavian design and awarded the insignia of a knight, first class, in the Finnish Order of the Lion

1987 -- American Institute of Architects made her an honorary member

1988 -- Carl Hafey Norcross died

September 3, 2000 -- Died in Adamstown, MD

(The following biography of Elizabeth Gordon comes courtesy of curator Louise Cort. Written in consultation with Elizabeth Gordon, October 23, 1987)

The research papers, memoranda, magazines, books, photographs and color transparencies and other materials in this archives are related to the publication by Elizabeth Gordon (Mrs. Carl Norcross), editor of House Beautiful from 1941 to 1964 and creator of the August, 1960 issue of the magazine on the special theme of the Japanese aesthetic concept of "shibui". The "shibui issue" was followed by the September, 1960, issue of the same publication on the theme, "How to be shibui with American things." As a by-product of the issues, a "Shibui Exhibition" travelled to eleven museums in the United States during 1961-1964. Each exhibition was opened with a slide lecture by Elizabeth Gordon.

Miss Gordon first became curious about Japanese aesthetics in the mid-1950s when she began to see Japanese objects being displayed and used in the homes of Americans who had spent time in Japan during the Occupation and Japanese influence began to appear in wholesale showrooms of home furnishings manufacturers. It was clear that the time had come: she HAD to go to Japan!

She read for five years before going to Japan - history, social mores, art history. (Many of the books on Japan that she collected during this time have been presented to the library at the University of Maryland, College Park.)

An important bit of advice came from Alice Spaulding Bowen, owner of Pacifica, the highest quality shop of Asian antiquities in Honolulu, who told her, "Be sure to read, The Tale of Genji - then you'll understand everything."

She made her first trip to Japan in April, 1959, accompanied by three staff people from, House Beautiful. In Kyoto she met Eiko Yuasa, a young woman then employed by the City of Kyoto to handle foreign V.I.P.s, who was assigned to assist Miss Gordon during her stay there. It was Ms. Yuasa who, in the course of discussions of Japanese aesthetics, introduced the term "shibui." Around that term and its related concepts ("iki", "jimi", "hade") the theme for the issue began to crystallize.

Miss Gordon came home, planning to spend the summer researching "shibui" with the aid of the Japan Society. But she found virtually nothing written in English on the concept. So she returned to Japan in December, 1959 together with staff member Marion Gough, to dig deeper and to work out details and get better educated with Eiko Yuasa. One of their devices was to walk through department stores and discuss with sales personnel whether objects for sale were "shibui", or were "jimi" or "hade", and why. Between themselves, they did the same for the costumes of women they saw on the streets.

Lacking printed sources for information on "shibui", Miss Gordon sought out and interviewed experts, including Douglas Overton, head of the Japan Society in New York. In Japan in December, 1959, she met Yanagi Soetsu, founder of Japan's Folk Craft Movement and head of the Craft Museum in Tokyo (with an introduction from Tonomura Kichinosuke, head of the Craft Museum in Kurashiki). She met the chef Tsuji Kaichi, who was commissioned to write an article on "kaiseki" (that could not be used because of an inadequate English translation) and Frances Blakemore. She met several times with Bernard Leach and attended his lecture at Bonnier's while he was in New York in March, 1960. (He would later write a "fan letter" for the issue)

As the concept of "the shibui issue" began to take shape, a third trip in the spring of 1960 focused on photography - to produce the shooting script decided on the preceding December. This was executed by the noted photographer Ezra Stoller of Rye, New York, and John DeKoven Hill, House Beautiful's Editorial Director. (Mr. Hill worked with Frank Lloyd Wright except for the ten years that he was a member of the House Beautiful editorial staff)

Miss Gordon was back in Japan in Mid-August 1960 as the "shibui issue" was causing a sensation. Altogether she spent sixteen months in Japan.

As one of the experiences that influenced her strong interest in Japanese costumes and textiles, Miss Gordon remembers a spectacularly thorough exhibition at the Tokyo National Museum in Ueno on, 1200 Years of Japanese Costume. She saw it on the last day of its exhibition (possibly 1964).

The August 1960 issue sold out quickly. Copies of the magazine, which sold for fifty cents, were sold on the "black market" for ten dollars.

The publication of the August 1960 issue was followed by an unprecedented avalanche of "fan mail". Many department heads in colleges and universities, including the Harvard-Yenching Institute and the Oriental Institute of the University of Chicago (where Miss Gordon had worked as an undergraduate) wrote to comment on the issue. Many people in other fields of endeavor wrote: heads of firms concerned with interior design, landscape architecture, and related areas expressed their interest in the concept of "shibui" Other writers include Bernard Leach, Gertrude Natzler, Laura Gilpin, Mainbocher, the architect Yoshimura Junzo, the textile artist Marianne Strengell, Walter Kerr, Craig Claiborne, and Oliver Statler.

The "shibui issue" was followed immediately by the September issue dealing with the use of non-Japanese objects to express the concept of "shibui." (Miss Gordon convinced her advertisers, who had been skeptical about the potential success of the August issue, by promising the September issue dealing with American products.) Four American firms were involved in the production of an integrated line of paints, wallpaper, furniture and carpets expressive of the concept. Products were designed by the firms' designers following the clues offered by objects and fabrics purchased by Miss Gordon in Japan in December 1959 and spring 1960. Miss Gordon has expressed her dissatisfaction with the September issue, although public opinion was positive. She feels that some of the firms failed in the "shibui" project, though some "caught" the message: namely the paint company and the fabric/wallpaper company.

In response to strong public interest, the House Beautiful staff prepared a travelling exhibition to introduce the concept of "shibui" through a series of vignettes, mixing fabrics and objects, colors and textures. The museum installation was designed by John Hill of House Beautiful. Japan Air Lines underwrote shipping costs.

The exhibition began in Philadelphia in late 1961. Ezra Stoller was sent to photograph the installation in considerable detail at the Dallas Museum of Fine Arts in January, 1962, so that his photographs cold serve as guidelines for installations at the other museums, which included the San Francisco Museum of Art (April 1962), the Newark Pubic Library, and the Honolulu Academy of Art. Miss Gordon presented a lecture on "shibui" at each of the museum installations.

In appreciation of her work to introduce Americans to the concept of "shibui", the city of Kyoto presented a bolt of especially "shibui" kimono fabric executed by a Living National Treasure textile artist. Miss Gordon eventually tailored the fabric into a dress and jacket. She received the 1961 Trail Blazer Award from the New York Chapter of the National Home Fashions League, Inc. In June, 1987, Miss Gordon was named an honorary member of the American Institute of Architects, with her introduction of the concept of "shibui" and her promotion of an understanding of other culture cited as her major contributions to American architecture.
Provenance:
Elizabeth Gordon donated her papers to the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives in 1988.
Elizabeth Gordon donated her papers to the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives in 1988.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
No restrictions on use.
Topic:
Interior decoration -- Periodicals  Search this
Landscape gardening  Search this
Art, Japanese  Search this
Aesthetics, Japanese  Search this
House funishings  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Interior decorators  Search this
Gardens -- Japan  Search this
Genre/Form:
Periodicals -- 1940-1970
Photographs
Correspondence
Personal papers -- 1950-2000
Citation:
The Elizabeth Gordon Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C. Gift of Elizabeth Gordon, 1988
Identifier:
FSA.A1988.03
See more items in:
Elizabeth Gordon Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dc3bd5683e5-f956-4a04-9d0c-4565a6b761b7
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-fsa-a1988-03
Online Media:

Abstract barrios the crises of Latinx visibility in cities Johana Londoño

Author:
Londoño, Johana 1982-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xxii, 306 pages) illustrations (some color)
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
History
Place:
United States
États-Unis
Date:
2020
Topic:
Hispanic American neighborhoods--History  Search this
Hispanic Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Hispanic Americans--Ethnic identity  Search this
Urban policy--History  Search this
City planning--Social aspects  Search this
Gentrification--History  Search this
Quartiers hispaniques--Histoire  Search this
Américains d'origine latino-américaine--Mœurs et coutumes  Search this
Politique urbaine--Histoire  Search this
Embourgeoisement (Urbanisme)--Histoire  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE--Ethnic Studies--Hispanic American Studies  Search this
Ethnic relations  Search this
Gentrification  Search this
Hispanic American neighborhoods  Search this
Urban policy  Search this
Relations interethniques  Search this
Restrictions & Rights:
Use copy Restrictions unspecified
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1155917

Midtown Galleries records

Creator:
Midtown Galleries  Search this
Names:
Midtown-Payson Galleries  Search this
Betts, Edward H., 1920-  Search this
Bishop, Isabel, 1902-1988  Search this
Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999  Search this
Coiner, Charles T., 1897-  Search this
Davis, Gladys Rockmore, 1901-1967  Search this
Etnier, Stephen, 1903-1984  Search this
Etting, Emlen, 1905-1993  Search this
Fiene, Ernest, 1894-  Search this
Gruskin, Alan D. (Alan Daniel), 1904-1970  Search this
Gruskin, Mary J.  Search this
Guston, Philip, 1913-1980  Search this
Hale, Nathan Cabot  Search this
Healey, Francis C.  Search this
Kingman, Dong, 1911-  Search this
Lahm, Ren'ee, 1897-1945  Search this
Magafan, Ethel, 1916-1993  Search this
Maldarelli, Oronzio, 1892-1962  Search this
Mangravite, Peppino, 1896-  Search this
Martin, Fletcher, 1904-1979  Search this
Meyer, Fred  Search this
Moller, Hans, 1905-  Search this
Nagler, Edith Kroger, 1890-1986  Search this
Nagler, Fred, 1891-1983  Search this
Palmer, William C., 1906-  Search this
Parsons, Betty  Search this
Peirce, Waldo, 1884-1970  Search this
Reinhardt, Siegfried, 1925-1984  Search this
Rosenthal, Doris Patty, 1889-1971  Search this
Saarinen, Lilian Swann, 1912-1995  Search this
Schoener, Jason  Search this
Sepeshy, Zoltan, 1898-1974  Search this
Shulkin, Anatol, 1899-1961  Search this
Simkhovitch, Simka, 1893-1949  Search this
Sokole, Miron, 1901-  Search this
Soyer, Isaac, 1902-1981  Search this
Taubes, Frederic, 1900-  Search this
Thon, William, 1906-2000  Search this
Varga, Margit, 1908-2005  Search this
Vickrey, Robert, 1926-2011  Search this
Wingate, Arline, 1906-1998  Search this
Extent:
86.82 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Video recordings
Date:
1904-1997
Summary:
The records of Midtown Galleries measure 86.82 linear feet and date from 1904 to 1997. The collection documents the operation and general administration of the business and includes artist records, exhibition material, inventories, financial records, photographs, and printed material.
Scope and Content Note:
Records of Midtown Galleries [including the addition], circa 1904-1997, comprise 86.82 linear feet on 117 microfilm reels. Records are sparse for the early years when the gallery was operated as a cooperative. As the business expanded and became profitable, recordkeeping was more systematic and thorough. Records consist of administrative correspondence, 1927-1989 and undated; exhibition records, 1934-1982 and undated; inventories and sales records, 1946-1980 and undated; financial records, 1933-1957; miscellaneous, 1934-1985 and undated; photographs, circa 1925-circa 1980; printed matter, 1932-1982 and undated; personal papers of Alan D. and Mary J. Gruskin, 1932-1983 and undated; and Papers of Francis C. Healey, 1932-1935 and undated An addition, represents scattered material, 1932-1997 and undated, that remained after the gallery closed in 1995. It includes administrative records, 1934-1995 and undated; photographs circa 1938-1988 and undated; artists records, 1932-1993 and undated; exhibitions, 1958-1993 and undated; videotapes, 1977-1988; and oversize printed matter, 1973-1977 and undated Because microfilmimg of the Midtown Galleries records was already underway when this material was received, it could not be integrated with the main portion of the collection.

Administrative correspondence is categorized as General Correspondence, Artists Correspondence, and Artists Applications. General Correspondence is with clients, collectors, museums and galleries, arts organizations, and businesses providing services to Midtown Galleries, and concerns routine business matters. Artists Correspondence contains both personal and business letters since the Gruskins were close friends of many artists represented by Midtown Galleries. Artists Applications consists of correspondence with artists seeking representation by Midtown Galleries. Both accepted and rejected artists are included in this subseries.

Exhibition records includes schedules and general correspondence about cooperative exhibitions and traveling shows. Exhibition files, arranged by title, contain correspondence concerning arrangements for each show.

Inventories include listings by artist and by warehouse location; also, lists of paintings on consignment, paintings returned to artists, loan/shipping log, and "traffic cards." Sales records include "groups totals,: artists account ledger, and sales slips.

Financial records consist of bills paid, banking records, accounting records, and tax returns with related documentation.

Miscellaneous items include manuscripts of Isabel Bishop Catalogue Raisonne and Biography by Karl Lunde and The Art of Philip Guston by Lester D. Longman. Also included are legal documents such as Act of Incorporation, partnership agreement, and leases; 32 guest registers, 1924-1985 and undated, and 15 samples of artist-designed fabrics produced by Onandoga Silk Co., 1946-1947.

Photographs of people include founders Alan D. Gruskin and Francis C. Healey, Mary J. Gruskin (Mrs. Alan D.) and many artists affiliated with Midtown Galleries. Photographs of works of art are by Midtown artists and others. Also, illustrations for Painting in the U.S.A. by Alan D. Gruskin; 2 albums of photographs of the work of Waldo Peirce, circa 1925-1930s (probably compiled by Peirce). Photographs of exhibitions include Midtown Galleries exhibitions and shows elsewhere featuring works by Midtown artists. Miscellaneous photographs include: Gruskin's Department Store (Pa.); models used by artists Julien Binford, Henry Koerner, and Doris Rosenthal; properties owned by Julien Binford and Hans Moeller; Anatol Shulkin's travel pictures of the Soviet Union; store window displays featuring Midtown artists, and fashion models at Midtown Galleries.

Printed matter includes material produced by Midtown Galleries: exhiition catalogs, 1932-1983 and undated; news releases, 1932-1983 and undated; Midtown News, 1965-1970; and miscellaneous items, 1943-1970 and undated Printed matter produced by others includes is comprised of artists files consisting mainly of newsclippings; also, articles about Midtown Galleries and the Gruskins.

Personal papers of Mary J. and Alan D. Gruskin contain biographical information, correspondence, financial records, miscellaneous items, calendars, and writings of Alan D. Gruskin. Correspondence, 1931-1970 and undated, with family and friends concerns personal business; also, letters of condolence on the death of Alan D. Gruskin, 1970. Financial records include personal finances and documentation of gifts of artwork to institutions, with appraisals and tax information. Calendars, 1939-1983, record both personal engagements and some business appointments. Writings of Alan D. Gruskin include manuscripts and drafts of columns, short stories, a screenplay, radio broadcasts, and lecture notes from courses at Harvard.

Papers of Francis C. Healey are comprised of correspondence that relates to both gallery and ersonal business. Also included are scripts and drafts for radio broadcasts, printed matter, press releases, and proposals for radio programs.

Administrative records received with the addition include general correspondence, correspondence with clients, and correspondence regarding gifts, sales and purchases. Records concerning the sale of Midtown Galleries to John Whitney Payson include Gruskin's and Payson's inventories. Also, included is a history of the gallery.

Photographs are of the Gruskins, their friends, and country house; also, views of Midtown exhibitions, openings, artists, and individual works of art.

Artists records are comprised mainly of artists files, largely containing printed matter. Among the artists records are a file of holiday cards by various artists, many with original artwork. Also included are catalogs of group shows featuring Midtown artists at other galleries

Exhibition materials include announcements, news releases, catalogs, miscellaneous printed matter, and a guest book. A small number of these items are dated after Payson's purchase of Midtown Galleries.

Videotapes of William Palmer, Isabel Bishop, and Robert Vickrey, as well as oversize printed matter relating to Midtown artists, complement the artists records.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into 10 series. A detailed explanation of the arrangement of each series is provided with the series descriptions. Each series is subdivided, often by record type, with categories usually arranged chronologically; exceptions are noted. Administrative correspondence (Series 1) is arranged alphabetically, as are many inventories sales records (Series 3). Photographs of people, exhibitions, and works of art (Series 6) are arranged alphabetically, as are the artists files and exhibition clippings portions of the printed matter (Series 7). The addition is described separately in Appendix A; and, wherever possible, reel and frame numbers of related materials received and filmed with the addition have been included in the main text's series descriptions.

Missing Title

Series 1: Administrative Correspondence, 1927-1989, undated (51 linear ft.)

Series 2: Exhibitions, 1932-1982, undated (4 linear feet)

Series 3: Inventories and Sales Records, 1932-1980, undated (5.3 linear ft.)

Series 4: Financial Records, 1933-1957 (3.5 linear feet)

Series 5: Miscellaneous, 1934-1985, undated (2 linear feet)

Series 6: Photographs, circa 1925-circa 1980 (6.5 linear feet)

Series 7: Printed Matter, 1932-1990, undated (7.25 linear ft.)

Series 8: Personal Papers of Alan D. and Mary J. Gruskin, 1904-1990, undated (4.5 linear feet)

Series 9: Papers of Francis C. Healey, 1932-1935, undated (0.5 linear ft.)

Series 10: Addition, 1932-1997, undated (2.5 linear feet)
Historical Note:
Alan D. Gruskin (1904-1970) hoped to become an artist, but while still a student realized that his talents were better suited to art administration than painting. Following graduation from Harvard University, he worked at a New York gallery that specialized in old masters, returning home to Pennsylvania after a year to pursue a writing career that ultimately proved unsuccessful. Gruskin returned to New York and opened Midtown Galleries at 559 Fifth Avenue in 1932. Specializing in work by living American artists, Midtown was one of a rather small number of commercial galleries in New York City that showed contemporary American art. Midtown Galleries represented academic and realist painters, and purposely avoided abstract art.

Founded during the Depression, Midtown Galleries was a shoe-string operation in its early years. Originally operated as a cooperative, Midtown Galleries' participating artists contributed to the costs and work of presenting exhibitions. Between 1932 and 1935, Gruskin served as "Art Director" of the gallery and his business partner, Francis C. Healey was "Publicity Director." Healey appears to have been responsible for weekly broadcasts on NBC radio designed to interest people in visiting the gallery. The 15-minute programs consisted of discussions with museum directors, curators, artists, writers, and musicians about a broad range of cultural topics. Copies of the scripts were offered for a dime, and the payments mailed by radio listeners bought Gruskin's meals. During this period, Gruskin lived in the gallery. After Healey's departure in 1935, Midtown Galleries ceased to be run as a cooperative.

Midtown Galleries usually represented approximately two dozen artists, and many remained with the gallery for decades. They included: Julien Binford, Isabel Bishop, Paul Cadmus, Gladys Rockmore Davis, Emlen Etting, Maurice Freedman, Dong Kingman, Oronzio Maldarelli, William C. Palmer, Waldo Peirce, Doris Rosenthal, Zoltan L. Sepeshy, Frederic Taubes, William Thon, Margit Varga, and Robert Vickrey.

Gruskin worked to educate and interest the public in American art and to promote the artists he represented. In addition to countless reviews, articles, and catalog essays, he wrote three books: Painting in the U.S.A. (1946), The Watercolors of Dong Kingman and How the Artist Works (1958), William Thon: The Artist and His Technique (1964). Gruskin advocated the use of fine art in advertising and industry, obtaining commissions for his artists and at the same time assisting clients in building corporate collections. A prime example is the Upjohn Company which, at Gruskin's urging, included reproductions of paintings in "Your Doctor Speaks," a series of public service announcements. Many of the paintings were purchased subsequently, forming the basis of the Upjohn Collection. A traveling exhibition, The Upjohn Company Collection of Contemporary American Paintings, was circulated by Midtown Galleries and featured in a Life magazine article about fine art and advertising. Another example is the fabric patterns, based on paintings by several of Midtown Galleries' artists, commissioned by the Onandoga Silk Company; the fabrics were used for dresses by popular designers, with fashion shows and window displays of paintings by the participating artists at selected department stores throughout the country. Working closely with architects and interior designers, Gruskin and Midtown Galleries were innovators in the use of domestic and business settings to showcase art with Art In Interiors, a series of exhibitions held annually between 1952 and 1961.

Midtown Galleries was a pioneer in circulating traveling exhibitions to colleges and art associations in communities distant from major art museums and commercial galleries. Beginning in 1936 and or more than 35 years, Midtown Galleries circulated 8-10 shows throughout the country each year; most were group shows organized around a theme, though occasional solo exhibitions were offered. Other important exhibitions off the premises were the Central Illinois Art Exposition, 1939, and the contemporary American art exhibition at the New York World's Fair, 1964-1965. The 1939 show organized by Gruskin for the Bloomington, Illinois, Art Association was a large exhibition of American art borrowed from a variety of institutions; the very well-publicized show was heavily attended, drawing visitors from a large area of the rural Midwest, many of whom had never visited a museum or seen original art.

Missing Title

1932 -- established as a cooperative gallery at 559 Fifth Ave. by Alan D. Gruskin (Art Director) and Francis C. Healey (Public Relations Director); Midtown Galleries presented programs on contemporary American art broadcast by NBC radio

1934-1935 -- Tudor City Art Galleries at 8 Prospect Place, New York City, featuring works by Midtown Galleries' artists and others, administered by Gruskin and Healey

1935 -- departure of Francis C. Healey; gallery moved to 605 Madison Ave.; gallery ceased to be run as a cooperative

1936 -- began traveling exhibitions to universities, museums, and regional art associations

1939 -- Central Illinois Art Exposition (Bloomington, Ill.)

1946 -- San Francisco branch opened and closed; publication of Painting in the U.S.A. by Alan D. Gruskin

1951 -- gallery moved to 17 East 57th Street

1958 -- publication of The Watercolors of Dong Kingman and How the Artist Works by Alan D. Gruskin

1962 -- gallery moved to 11 East 57th Street

1964 -- exhibition of contemporary American art at the New York World's Fair, organized by Midtown Galleries; shown in American Interiors Pavilion, this was the only exhibit of its kind at the Fair; publication of William Thon: The Artist and His Technique by Alan D. Gruskin

1966 -- loan of Midtown Galleries' records for microfilming by the Archives of American Art; this small selection, along with many other gallery records, was donated by Mary Gruskin to the Archives between 1972 and 1991, with an additional gift in 1997

1970 -- death of Alan D. Gruskin (1904-1970); Mary J. Gruskin assumes position of Director

1972 -- first portion of Midtown Galleries' records donated to the Archives of American Art by Mrs. Gruskin

1985 -- sale of Midtown Galleries to John Whitney Payson; Bridget Moore, Director, and Mary J. Gruskin, Director Emerita

1986 -- majority of Midtown Galleries' records acquired by the Archives of American Art

1990 -- name changed to Midtown-Payson Galleries; gallery moved to 745 Fifth Ave.

1991 -- additional gift of records by Mrs. Gruskin

1992 -- records arranged, described, and prepared for microfilming

1993 -- microfilming began; continued sporadically, in small segments

1995 -- Midtown-Payson Galleries closed

1997 -- additional gift of records by Mrs. Gruskin

1999 -- microfilming completed
Provenance:
Midtown Galleries loaned a small number of records consisting of news releases, 1939-1966, and exhibition schedules to the Archives of American Art for microfilming in 1966. Subsequently, Mary J. Gruskin donated this material, along with many other gallery records, to the Archives in several installments between 1972 and 1991; an additional gift was received in 1997. The portion loaned in 1966 is now integrated with the main records and has been refilmed in sequence. Unfortunately, the addition of 1997 was received in Washington, D.C. after microfilming was well underway. The addition has been microfilmed and described separately as Series 10. Wherever possible, the main text has been annotated with reel and frame numbers for related items contained in the addition.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Patrons must use microfilm copy.
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.
Topic:
Art, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Function:
Art galleries, Commercial -- New York (State)
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Video recordings
Citation:
Midtown Galleries records, 1904-1997. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
AAA.midtgall
See more items in:
Midtown Galleries records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw914dd4711-6742-49ca-86c0-2e99aad538ea
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-midtgall

Meissen dish

Maker:
Meissen Manufactory  Search this
Physical Description:
hard-paste porcelain (overall material)
polychrome enamels and gold (overall color)
European flowers (overall style)
blue underglaze (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 13 3/8 in; 33.9725 cm
overall: 2 1/4 in x 13 9/16 in; 5.715 cm x 34.44875 cm
Object Name:
plate
Place made:
Germany: Saxony, Meissen
Date made:
1725-1775
1750
Subject:
Manufacturing  Search this
ID Number:
1989.0715.25
Accession number:
1989.0715
Catalog number:
1989.0715.25
Collector/donor number:
7
See more items in:
Home and Community Life: Ceramics and Glass
The Hans C. Syz Collection
Meissen Porcelain: The Hans Syz Collection
Art
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-96b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1419839

Drapery panel for First Class Observation Lounge, SS United States

Designer:
Dorothy Wright Liebes, American, 1897–1972  Search this
Interior Designer:
Smyth, Urquhart, & Marckwald  Search this
Medium:
Medium: cotton, viscose rayon, silk, Lurex (cellulose acetate-laminated aluminum yarn, cellulose acetate butyrate-laminated aluminum yarn) Technique: hand woven 3/1 twill
Dimensions:
H x W: 289.6 × 105.4 cm (9 ft. 6 in. × 41 1/2 in.)
Type:
woven textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
USA
Date:
ca. 1952
Credit Line:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy Liebes Morin
Accession Number:
1972-75-5
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/kq472127a03-dc90-4f4a-a15a-0beaf0cc3255
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1972-75-5
Online Media:

Dorothy Liebes papers

Creator:
Liebes, Dorothy  Search this
Names:
Bigelow-Sanford Carpet Company  Search this
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company. Textile Fibers Department  Search this
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Morin, Relman, 1907-1973  Search this
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959  Search this
Extent:
24.7 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Drawings
Interviews
Date:
circa 1850-1973
bulk 1922-1970
Summary:
The papers of weaver, textile designer, and consultant Dorothy Liebes date from circa 1850-1973 (bulk 1922-1970) and comprise 24.7 linear feet. Through biographical material including a sound recording of an interview, family and general correspondence, writings including a draft of Liebes's autobiography, subject files providing detailed records of her influential consulting work, financial and legal files, printed material, scrapbooks, artwork, textile samples, and photographic material picturing a wide variety of career and personal activities, the collection provides rich and extensive documentation of Liebes's career and personal life.
Scope and Content Note:
The papers of weaver, textile designer, and consultant Dorothy Liebes date from circa 1850-1973 (bulk 1922-1970) and comprise 24.7 linear feet. Through biographical material including a sound recording of an interview, family and general correspondence, writings including a draft of Liebes's autobiography, subject files providing detailed records of her influential consulting work, financial and legal files, printed material, scrapbooks, artwork, textile samples, and photographic material picturing a wide variety of career and personal activities, the collection provides rich and extensive documentation of Liebes's career and personal life.

Biographical material consists of awards, biographical notes, membership and identification cards, passports, a will, and a sound recording of a 1945 interview with Liebes.

Correspondence is personal with family and friends, and general with friends and colleagues including artists, and fellow weavers and designers. Notable correspondents include Dorr Bothwell, Daren Pierce, Beatrice Wood, and Frank and Olgivanna Lloyd Wright.

Diaries and calendars record Liebes's busy professional and personal life, with notations on daily activities and, beginning in 1952, detailed notes by staff recording activities at the studio on days when Liebes was absent.

Writings by Dorothy Liebes include notes, drafts, and manuscripts of published and unpublished writings, including an autobiography, speeches, and drafts for an unpublished book on weaving.

Subject files contain correspondence, printed material, photographs, and miscellaneous items in varying combinations, and focus heavily on Liebes's consulting work for businesses in the textile industry, including her work with DuPont, Bigelow-Sanford, Goodall, Dow, and others. The files document the importance of her work as a colorist and show how she successfully adapted craft weaving to machine methods. Furthermore, they record how Liebes used her marketing instincts and broad media appeal to rebrand the image of companies such as DuPont from one of chemistry and utility, to one that represented high style and glamor in durable and practical fabrics that were affordable and desirable in home furnishings. Other subject files document organizations, individuals, and topics of interest to Liebes, including files recording her involvement with arts and crafts organizations, her role as director for the Decorative Arts Display at the Golden Gate Exposition in 1939, her work as director of the Red Cross's Arts and Skills workshop, scattered exhibition records, and files on weavers and weaving. Files on Liebes's extensive promotional work for multiple clients are also included here, as are files documenting Liebes's relationship with Relman Morin, such as correspondence and scattered records of Morin's career as a Pullitzer Prize winning journalist.

Financial and legal records are comprised of accounting records from the 1930s-1940s, financial summaries, investment statements, personal and business inventories, personal and business tax returns, and some legal records.

Printed material includes advertisements, articles, and exhibition announcements and catalogs, recording Liebes's career. This material is supplemented by thirty-three bound scrapbooks of printed publicity material, photographs, and documents recording Liebes's career in substantial depth.

Artwork by Dorothy Liebes consists of designs, feather weavings, a small hooked composition, and tapestry samples. Artwork by others includes prints by Dorr Bothwell, designs by Lawrence J. Colwell, and painted sketches of clothing designs by Daren Pierce. Two linear feet of samples consist primarily of textile swatches primarily designed by Dorothy Liebes Studio, Inc.

Photographic material includes professional portraits of Liebes and others, photos of Liebes at events and parties, with staff and other weavers, at work in her studio, and traveling. Of note are a series of pictures taken at Taliesin West with Frank and Olgivanna Wright, Relman Morin, and others. Photographic material also provides examples of Liebes's design work in homes, hotels, offices, and elsewhere, and shows her work pictured in exhibitions and showrooms. Photographs of other subjects include portraits of unidentified women by Man Ray and Consuela Canaga.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 11 series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1934-circa 1970 (Box 1, OV 23; 0.28 linear feet)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1922-1973 (Boxes 1-2; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 3: Diaries and Calendars, 1948-1971 (Boxes 2-4; 1.5 linear feet)

Series 4: Writings, 1920-circa 1971 (Boxes 4-5; 1.05 linear feet)

Series 5: Subject Files, circa 1933-1971 (Boxes 5-13, 20, OVs 23, 59; 8.43 linear feet)

Series 6: Financial and Legal Records, circa 1935-1972 (Box 13, 20; 0.6 linear feet)

Series 7: Printed Material, 1897-1971 (Boxes 14, 20-21, OV 38; 1.1 linear feet)

Series 8: Scrapbooks, 1933-1972 (Box 21-22, 24-36; 5 linear feet)

Series 9: Artwork, circa 1920s-circa 1960s (Boxes 14, 22, OVs 23, 39, 42, RD 37; 1.24 linear feet)

Series 10: Samples, circa 1850-1855, circa 1930s-circa 1970 (Boxes 15-16; 2.0 linear feet)

Series 11: Photographic Material, circa 1875, circa 1897-circa 1970 (Boxes 17-19, 36, OVs 38, 40-41; 2.0 linear feet)
Biographical Note:
California and New York weaver, textile designer, and consultant Dorothy Wright Liebes (1899-1972) was known for distinctive textiles featuring bold color combinations and unusual textures achieved through the use of materials such as glass rods, sequins, bamboo, grass, leather, ribbon, wire, and ticker tape. Her work with companies in the synthetic fiber industry to make craft weaving compatible with man-made fabrics and machine looms, produced an innovative and exciting new aesthetic in interior design that was both functional and affordable, and made Liebes a mid-century household name.

Born Dorothy Wright in Santa Rosa, California, Liebes was the daughter of chemistry professor Frederick L. Wright and teacher Bessie Calderwood Wright. She studied art, education, and anthropology at San Jose State Teachers College and the University of California, Berkeley. During her college years, a teacher encouraged her to experiment with weaving and textile design since many of her paintings resembled textiles.

Liebes was a teacher for several years before deciding to pursue a career in textile design. She then studied weaving at Hull House in Chicago and traveled to France, Italy, Guatemala, and Mexico to learn the traditional weaving forms of those cultures. Upon her return to the United States, Liebes opened her first professional studio for weaving and textile design on Powell Street in San Francisco; Dorothy Liebes Design, Inc. was established in 1934, and eventually employed a staff of weavers. Liebes moved her studio to 545 Sutter Street in 1942.

Her first client in the industry was Goodall-Sanford Mills, with whom Liebes worked as a consultant for more than a decade. As her client base expanded, she decided to open a New York studio and maintained both studios until 1948 when she closed her San Francisco operation and relocated to New York City.

Liebes became a color and design consultant to corporations such as DuPont, Dow, and Bigelow-Sanford and tested and promoted newly developed synthetic fibers. She advised textile chemists in the development of fibers that were versatile enough to produce many different textures and worked with engineers and technicians to develop new machines that could reproduce the irregularities of hand-loomed fabrics. Liebes became a sought-after speaker by textile industry and consumer groups, and sometimes taught workshops on color and design.

Liebes's commissions included the United Nations Delegates Dining Room, the Persian Room at the Plaza Hotel and the King of Saudi Arabia's traveling royal throne room. Between 1937 and 1970, Liebes participated in more than thirty solo and group exhibitions at the San Francisco Museum of Art, Museum of Modern Art, de Young Museum, Cranbrook Museum, Detroit Institute of Art, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Museum of Contemporary Crafts, and other venues. She received prizes and awards from institutions and corporations such as Lord and Taylor, Neiman-Marcus, the Paris Exposition, the American Institute of Decorators, the American Institute of Architects and the Architectural League. She was also awarded the Elsie de Wolfe Award and an honorary degree from Mills College in 1948.

Liebes's other notable activities included her work a director of the Decorative Arts Display for the 1939 San Francisco World's Fair, which she credited with establishing her as an authority in the field, and her work as organizer and director of "Arts and Skills," a Red Cross occupational therapy project that included training in weaving for soldiers injured in World War II. In the 1950s, she worked with the Bureau of Indian Affairs, journeying though the southwest to study Indian schools and weaving techniques.

Liebes was married to businessman Leon Liebes from 1928 until their divorce in 1940 and continued to use the name Liebes for the remainder of her life. In 1948, she married Pulitzer prize winning Associated Press special correspondent Relman "Pat" Morin.

During the last year of her life, Dorothy Liebes was semi-retired due to a heart ailment. She died in New York City on 10 September 1972.
Provenance:
Gift of the Estate of Dorothy Liebes through Relman Morin, 1972, and Ralph Higbee, 1973-1974.
Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
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.
Occupation:
Textile designers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Textile designers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Weavers -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Weavers -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art consultants -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women textile designers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Scrapbooks
Diaries
Drawings
Interviews
Citation:
Dorothy Liebes papers, circa 1850-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.liebdoro
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9512b8d71-3c95-4e72-96be-0af0437f2a5f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-liebdoro
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Eleanor Weller collection

Compiler:
Weller, Eleanor  Search this
Names:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Extent:
36 Cubic feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Publications
Notes
Clippings
Correspondence
Date:
circa 1978-2006
bulk 1981-1991
Summary:
The Eleanor Weller Collection dates from circa 1978-2006 and consists of photographic images and research files relating to The Garden Club of America's Slide Library of Notable American Parks and Gardens (later donated to the Smithsonian Institution as The Garden Club of America Collection) and the book, The Golden Age of American Gardens: Proud Owners, Private Estates, 1890-1940, co-written by Weller and Mac Griswold, as well as thousands of photographic images of historic and contemporary gardens compiled or taken by Weller. Materials include correspondence, research notes, clippings, brochures, lecture scripts, photocopied images from archival repositories, and original and duplicate 35mm slides.
Scope and Contents note:
The core of the collection consists of thousands of 35mm slide images photographed or amassed by Eleanor Weller. The latter come from numerous sources including books, magazines and archival repositories. The images document thousands of private gardens and public spaces (including parks, historic sites, and sculpture gardens) throughout the United States. Duplicates of a significant number of images from the Eleanor Weller Collection can be found in The Garden Club of America Collection at the Archives of American Gardens. There is also a smaller grouping of photographs of gardens taken by Weller. Complementing this collection of images are numerous vertical files with magazine and newspaper clippings and brochures, etc. relating to hundreds of public and private gardens in America. A significant number of the files relate to gardens profiled in the book co-authored by Weller, The Golden Age of American Gardens: Proud Owners, Private Estates, 1890-1940. The collection also includes correspondence regarding the recompilation of The Garden Club of America's collection of historic glass lantern slides as well as correspondence and research materials relating to the compilation of 35mm slides for the GCA's Slide Library of Notable American Parks and Gardens from both public and private sources.

Another portion of the collection documents the research and image compilation for The Golden Age of American Gardens manuscript. While similar in nature to the research materials relating to the GCA Slide Library, the portion of the collection encompassing the book's preparation represents a change in focus from collecting a representative sampling of 35mm slides for gardens throughout the U.S. to gathering specific high quality images intended for The Golden Age of American Gardens. This portion of the collection also contains a nearly complete draft of the manuscript as well as drafts of the footnotes and appendix. Because of the similar nature of the GCA Slide Library and The Golden Age of American Gardens book projects and the fact that they overlapped for a time, the files frequently intertwine closely. Some files identified with one project may include documents for the other project and visa versa. An example of this is seen in The Golden Age of American Gardens' Image Reference Files arranged according to Archival Repository. The files include packets from archival repositories throughout the U.S. with photocopies of select images in their collections. These images were used to facilitate both the selection of images for The Golden Age of American Gardens book project and the GCA Slide Library, and are occasionally annotated. In some cases, a review of both series may be necessary to ensure that relevant files are not overlooked.

Other noteworthy aspects of this collection are materials that deal with the origins and operations of the Smithsonian's Archives of American Gardens, including correspondence regarding one of its future collections, The Chimneys Collection. Also present are several slide scripts corresponding with the GCA's historic glass lantern slide collection, as well as materials in the GCA Slide Library (now The Garden Club of America Collection).

It should be noted that while the creator of this collection is Eleanor Weller, significant portions of the files relating to the GCA Slide Library and The Golden Age of American Gardens were compiled by Helen Rollins in her position as research assistant for The Golden Age book project. It is possible that Rollins also helped compile the files in The Golden Age of American Gardens' Image Reference Files arranged by state.

Lastly, the collection includes contemporary color photographs of historic sites and gardens taken by Richard Marchand. Weller had previously worked with Marchand, the donor of the Richard Marchand Historical Postcard Collection at the Archives of American Gardens, to compile historic garden images for the GCA Slide Library.
Biographical/Historical note:
Eleanor Weller Reade is a horticulturist, garden lecturer, interior designer, and co-author of the book The Golden Age of American Gardens: Proud Owners, Private Estates, 1890-1940. As a member of The Garden Club of America, she played a ciritical role in the compilation of the GCA's Slide Library of Notable American Parks and Gardens which was subsequently donated to the Archives of American Gardens as The Garden Club of America Collection.
Provenance:
Donated by Eleanor Weller Reade to the Archives of American Gardens in 2006, 2009, 2011 and 2012.
Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- History  Search this
Gardens -- United States  Search this
Parks -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Publications
Notes
Clippings
Correspondence
Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Eleanor Weller Reade collection.
Identifier:
AAG.ECW
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Eleanor Weller collection
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb625937a95-310e-4e98-8a04-45d544ecdd7b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aag-ecw
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Subject of:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Lou Rawls, American, 1933 - 2006  Search this
United Negro College Fund, American, founded 1944  Search this
President Jimmy Carter, American, born 1924  Search this
Wilma Rudolph, American, 1940 - 1994  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
American Association of Blacks in Energy, American, founded 1977  Search this
One Hundred Black Men, Inc., American, founded 1963  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, American, founded 1963  Search this
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American, founded 1969  Search this
American Bridge Association, American, founded 1932  Search this
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, American, founded 1821  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
The Girl Friends, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
Sears, Roebuck & Co., American, founded 1893  Search this
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
Opportunities Industrialization Center of America, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
National Pharmaceutical Association, American, founded 1947  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
The Links, Incorporated, American, founded 1946  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Republican Party, American, founded 1854  Search this
Charms, Inc., American, founded 1952  Search this
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922  Search this
Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1943  Search this
National Pharmaceutical Association, American, founded 1947  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
National Association of University Women, American, founded 1910  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
American Tennis Association, American, founded 1916  Search this
Democratic Party, American, founded 1828  Search this
CBS Broadcasting, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
A. Philip Randolph, American, 1889 - 1979  Search this
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1929  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Benjamin Hooks, American, 1925 - 2010  Search this
National Bankers Association, American, founded 1927  Search this
Association for the Study of African American Life and History, American, founded 1915  Search this
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
Alliance for Women in Media, American, founded 1951  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 7/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.1 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
African Methodist Episcopal  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Methodist  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Television  Search this
The Black Church  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd533a4aa5f-52b1-4ee7-8dd0-1df51498bd61
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.14
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Miklos Suba papers, 1908-2001

Creator:
Suba, Miklos, 1880-1944  Search this
Citation:
Miklos Suba papers, 1908-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Architecture -- Hungary -- Photographs  Search this
Painting -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7206
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209343
AAA_collcode_subamikl
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209343

Carlo Ciampaglia papers, 1909-1978

Creator:
Ciampaglia, Carlo Alberto, 1891-1975  Search this
Type:
Sketches
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Business records
Citation:
Carlo Ciampaglia papers, 1909-1978. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Interior decorators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7424
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209582
AAA_collcode_ciamcarl
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209582
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Lockwood de Forest papers, 1858-1980, bulk 1870-1930

Creator:
De Forest, Lockwood, 1850-1932  Search this
Subject:
Korzybski, Alfred  Search this
De Forest, Robert W. (Robert Weeks)  Search this
Kemble, Meta  Search this
Culin, Stewart  Search this
Lewis, Anne  Search this
Heckscher Museum  Search this
Santa Barbara Museum of Art  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Photographs
Drawings
Diaries
Place:
India -- description and travel
Citation:
Lockwood de Forest papers, 1858-1980, bulk 1870-1930. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Architects -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Interior decorators -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting -- California -- Santa Barbara  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Woodwork  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7429
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209587
AAA_collcode_defolock
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209587
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Russell Vernon Hunter papers, 1923-1979

Creator:
Hunter, Russell Vernon, 1900-1955  Search this
Subject:
Mozley, Loren  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Blumenschein, Ernest Leonard  Search this
Dehn, Adolf  Search this
Mozley, Loren  Search this
O'Keeffe, Georgia  Search this
Federal Art Project (N.M.)  Search this
Place:
United States -- Economic conditions -- 1918-1945 -- New Mexico
United States -- Social conditions -- 1933-1945 -- New Mexico
Citation:
Russell Vernon Hunter papers, 1923-1979. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
New Deal, 1933-1939 -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the arts -- New Mexico  Search this
Art and state -- New Mexico  Search this
Federal aid to the public welfare -- New Mexico  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7822
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209989
AAA_collcode_huntruss
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209989

Alvin Lustig papers, 1935-1955

Creator:
Lustig, Alvin, 1915-1955  Search this
Subject:
Langsner, Jules  Search this
Citation:
Alvin Lustig papers, 1935-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Graphic arts -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Architectural design  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7932
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210100
AAA_collcode_lustalvi
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210100

Hilaire Hiler papers, 1925-1966

Creator:
Hiler, Hilaire, 1898-1966  Search this
Subject:
Birren, Faber  Search this
Boldt, O'Brien  Search this
Boyle, Kay  Search this
Connelly, Marc  Search this
Crosby, Caresse  Search this
Cunard, Nancy  Search this
Cunningham, Ben  Search this
Ferren, John  Search this
Flax, Jerome  Search this
Herz, Jay H.  Search this
Hirschfeld, Al  Search this
Holty, Carl  Search this
Inverarity, Robert Bruce  Search this
Kepes, Gyorgy  Search this
Kuh, Katharine  Search this
Lavell, Charles  Search this
Lebrun, Rico  Search this
Léger, Fernand  Search this
Levi, Albert William  Search this
Mathews, Paul  Search this
Miller, Henry  Search this
Moran, Jim  Search this
Rattner, Abraham  Search this
Ray, Man  Search this
Reinhardt, Ad  Search this
Schapiro, Meyer  Search this
Schnakenberg, H. E. (Henry Ernest)  Search this
Snow, C. P. (Charles Percy)  Search this
Varèse, Edgard  Search this
Wells, H. G. (Herbert George)  Search this
Williams, William Carlos  Search this
Wittenborn, George  Search this
Hiler, Hilaire  Search this
America's Artists in Particular  Search this
Foundation for Integrated Education  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Hilaire Hiler papers, 1925-1966. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9015
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211204
AAA_collcode_hilehila
Theme:
Diaries
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211204

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