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Inventive Jewelry-Making Book

Collection Creator:
Solberg, Ramona  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 1-2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970s
Scope and Contents:
Includes published copy with inscription written by Solberg to "Ron."
Collection 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 records in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Ramona Solberg papers, 1926-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ramona Solberg papers
Ramona Solberg papers / Series 4: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c0e77c1f-1b69-4045-a557-17c39ff44bda
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-solbramo-ref81

Inventive Jewelry-Making Book

Collection Creator:
Solberg, Ramona  Search this
Container:
Oversize 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970s
Collection 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 records in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Ramona Solberg papers, 1926-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ramona Solberg papers
Ramona Solberg papers / Series 4: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97088ce6b-6a44-48e4-8130-9881e405a3b6
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-solbramo-ref116

Inventive Jewelry-Making Book

Collection Creator:
Solberg, Ramona  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 40
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1970s
Collection 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 records in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Ramona Solberg papers, 1926-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ramona Solberg papers
Ramona Solberg papers / Series 4: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw979f4f618-060e-411f-962e-2a5a764ece4b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-solbramo-ref79

Book Contribution, Penland School of Crafts: Book of Jewelry Making

Collection Creator:
Fisch, Arline M.  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings and born-digital records with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
Arline M. Fisch retains copyright for the manuscript for the 2nd edition of her book Textile Techniques in Metal for Jewelers, Sculptors, and Textile Artists (New York: Van Nostrand Reinhold, c. 1975) and notes for the first edition.
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.
Collection Citation:
Arline M. Fisch papers, 1931-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Arline M. Fisch papers
Arline M. Fisch papers / Series 5: Project Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9951e8c04-87b3-4a33-af6f-4fcc36c9bb12
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-fiscarli-ref50

Professional Files

Collection Creator:
Solberg, Ramona  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear feet (Boxes 2-4, OV 10)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1955-2006
Scope and Contents:
The series includes 22 annotated calendars documenting Solberg's appointments and activities for nearly 30 years, artist statements, donations of artwork, jury panel files, lecture and workshop material, letters of recommendation written by Solberg, material on Solberg collected by Vicki Halper, teaching material, and 2 books of weaving samples.

Also included is a file for Jack Stoops Film Productions containing project material for a film on Solberg and personal correspondence between Stoops, Solberg, and Dwinnell-Smith; drafts, photographs, a proposal, correspondence, and other related material for Solberg's book Inventive Jewelry-Making; and a general business file containing price lists, receipts, and other material. There are files for the exhibitions Findings: The Jewelry of Ramona Solberg, Objects: USA, and the Philadelphia Craft Show, and research material on beads that includes a paper by Solberg, writings on jewelry as personal adornment, and notes on beads of different cultures. Instructional materials consist of instructions on jewelry making along with illustrations. Travel files contain printed material on local arts, travel ephemera, and some photographs.
Collection 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 records in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Ramona Solberg papers, 1926-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.solbramo, Series 4
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Ramona Solberg papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw960e44581-b94e-47a2-a61e-dbd7d3d06fa5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-solbramo-ref69

Juneteenth Celebration

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
2 Video recordings (VHS, 1/2")
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
1992
Scope and Contents:
On June 20, 1992, the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture's Juneteenth Celebration was held at the Anacostia Museum. Museum Director Steven Newsome, Mayor Sharon Pratt Kelly, and other civic leaders greeted guests with speeches. Musical and dance performances included a capella groups In Process and REVERB; go-go bands Junkyard Band and Chuck Brown/Soul Searchers; doo-wop singers The Orioles; reggae band Third Eye; Melvin Deal West African Dancers; and St. Teresa of Avila Choir. Children's activities included games, such as balloon toss and sack race. Storytellers Rita Cox and Jamal Koram, puppeteer Schroeder Cherry, and Happy the Clown also performed. Arts and crafts demonstrations included hair braiding, kente weaving, tie dyeing, jewelry making, doll making, cartooning, and quilting by Daughter of Dorcas. The day also included a Harriet Tubman and the Underground Railroad Reenactment by Kwelismith and a poetry reading 'The Spoken Word.'
Celebration - festival. Part of Juneteenth Programs. AV002086: 19920620. AV002092: dated 1992.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV002092
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Juneteenth  Search this
Celebrations  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Juneteenth Program Records, 1989-1998, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.01-007.13, Item ACMA AV002086
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Juneteenth Program Records, 1989-1998
Juneteenth Program Records, 1989-1998 / Series 2: Audiovisual Recordings
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa76b3974d4-22cc-4145-9931-690d2f781644
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-13-ref4

Juneteenth Celebration

Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Anacostia Museum  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Video recording (VHS, 1/2")
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
United States
Date:
1993
Scope and Contents:
On June 12, 1993, the Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture's Juneteenth Celebration was held at the Anacostia Museum. Museum Director Steven Newsome and civic leaders greeted guests with speeches. Musical and dance performances included Universal Messengers of Music, Pennvisions Dance Company, New World Percussion Ensemble, Zulu Nation Hip Hop Dancers, Frankie Addison and the Front Line Jazz Ensemble, Andrew Cacho African Drummers and Dancers, and Nap Turner. Children's activities included storyteller Joy Love, Happy the Clown, and games, such as balloon toss and sack race. Arts and crafts demonstrations included hair braiding, tie dyeing, jewelry making, papier mache, African drumming and dancing, and quilting by Daughter of Dorcas. Author Jill Nelson read from her book, Volunteer Slavery: My Authentic Negro Experience. The theme for the Juneteenth Celebration 1993 was Music and Motion. In addition to performances during the celebration, the recording includes footage of celebration preparations, and interviews with Steven Newsome and Zora Martin-Felton about the importance of the Anacostia Museum hosting a Juneteenth Celebration.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Juneteenth  Search this
Celebrations  Search this
Museums and community  Search this
Genre/Form:
Video recordings
Citation:
Juneteenth Program Records, 1989-1998, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.01-007.13, Item ACMA AV002103
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Juneteenth Program Records, 1989-1998
Juneteenth Program Records, 1989-1998 / Series 2: Audiovisual Recordings
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa73307495d-f899-4935-baa1-0d3d1758bb0f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-01-007-13-ref5

The Andes

Collection Creator:
Soule, Thayer  Search this
Extent:
2 Film reels (83 minutes, color silent; 2,944 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1974
Scope and Contents:
Edited film documents travel in the Andes, South America. Film includes scenes of Caracas, Venezuela and surrounding area; Angel Falls; aerial views of the Andes including the volcano Chimboraza; Quito, Ecuador including influence of oil production and the Indian artist and sculptor, Oswaldo Quayasamin; the equator; Pan American highway; Otavalo Indian country; Indian market; Valley of the Volcanoes; Cuenca, Ecuador including market day and making and selling of Panama hats; Gualaceo Village, Ecuador including pottery market, furniture making, dying of fabric, embroidering, jewelry making, and decorating ceramics; Cuzco, Peru; Incan fortress of Sacsahuaman; Village of Pisac and Iquitos, Peru; Yagua Indians; and Punta Arenas, Chile.

Supplementary materials: publicity materials, still photographs, scripts, audio tapes of lectures

Legacy keywords: Mountains South America ; Aerial views ; Volcanoes ; Cities and towns ; Pottery South America ; Markets South America ; Archeology sites ; Artists Ecuador ; Artisans
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1991.20.10
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
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Thayer Soule Travel Lecture Films collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9d0dc8958-cc29-4e7d-9359-8368b5e762dc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1991-20-ref16

Printed Material

Collection Creator:
Society of North American Goldsmiths  Search this
Extent:
10.6 Linear feet (Box 3-14, OV 17)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1949-2007
Scope and Contents:
SNAG material found in this series includes posters, invitations, and other mailings from exhibitions and events, newsletters, and a few issues of Metalsmith. Other printed materials include catalogs, books, invitations, posters, and other materials from solo and group exhibitions; auction ephemera; brochures, catalogs, and schedules published by museums and galleries; and several folders of materials distributed by colleges, universities, and other schools for students of metalworking, jewelry making, and sculpture. Also included are newsletters, press releases, magazines, and mailings from professional organinizations of similar interests.
Collection 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 born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Society of North American Goldsmiths Records, 1949-2008. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.socinort, Series 2
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Society of North American Goldsmiths records
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9554d7579-d9aa-44d3-90de-80acd3300a06
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-socinort-ref64

Photographic Materials and Motion Picture Film

Collection Creator:
Solberg, Ramona  Search this
Extent:
3 Linear feet (Boxes 5-8, FC 12)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1940-circa 1990s
Scope and Contents:
The series consists of photographic prints, digital prints, negatives and transparencies, motion picture film strips, and a large quantity of slides. The majority of the series documents Solberg's extensive travels and works of art by Solberg and other craft artists. Some sets of slides were collected by Solberg for use during talks and lectures, as well as for her book Inventive Jewelry-Making and other projects. Other photographic materials are personal snapshots, portraits of Solberg, Solberg in her studio, and Solberg in her Women's Army Corps uniform. Also included in the series are approximately 40 film strips containing footage of travel in various countries and works of art.
Collection 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 records in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Ramona Solberg papers, 1926-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.solbramo, Series 7
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Ramona Solberg papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw97fcb9a4a-e483-4a2f-bc10-dc61b1526d08
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-solbramo-ref113

Scrapbook: Return Surplus Lands to Indian People

Collection Creator:
Thorpe, Grace F.  Search this
Extent:
38 Photographic prints
Container:
Box 12
Box 2, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Date:
1971
Scope and Contents:
This scrapbook includes articles, newspaper clippings, letters and photographs from various events and marches Grace participated in regarding the fight for returning surplus lands to Native peoples. These events and materials include--Fishing Rights March (1970) in Yelm, Washington with the McCloud family; Fort Lawton "Surplus" March (1970) in Seattle, Washington; Pit River versus P.G..E. (1970) in Big Bend, California; DQU, Deganawidah Quetzalcoatl University founding (1971) in Davis, California; and documentation as National Commitee Director for the "Return Surplus Lands to Indian People".
Separated Materials:
The cover and back of the scrapbook binder are in Box 12 since they are oversized.
Collection Restrictions:
Access to NMAI Archive Center collections is by appointment only, Monday - Friday, 9:30 am - 4:30 pm. Please contact the archives to make an appointment (phone: 301-238-1400, email: nmaiarchives@si.edu).
Collection Rights:
Permission to publish materials from the collection must be requested from National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiphotos@si.edu. For personal or classroom use, users are invited users to download, print, photocopy, and distribute the images that are available online without prior written permission, provided that the files are not changed, the Smithsonian Institution copyright notice (where applicable) is included, and the source of the image is identified as the National Museum of the American Indian.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Grace F. Thorpe Collection, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
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Grace F. Thorpe Collection
Grace F. Thorpe Collection / Series 4: Working on Behalf of Native Americans and Activism
Archival Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv488f38056-777d-4178-98b4-90af44699a74
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-085-ref108
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Double vessel

Object Name:
thibuk'alin
Maker:
Kabyle artist  Search this
Medium:
Ceramic, slip
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 x 16.9 x 8.2 cm (4 5/16 x 6 5/8 x 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
Ceramics
Geography:
Kabylie, Algeria
Date:
19th century
Topic:
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
93-3-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7c3ccce02-62ba-4b5c-9224-126dde240124
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_93-3-3

Virgin Islands Fieldwork: Jewelry Making

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Virgin Islands Program 1990 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Jackson, Myron P. (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Richards, Walter  Search this
Performer:
Richards, Walter  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Virgin Islands  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
Virgin Islands of the United States
Saint Thomas (V.I.)
Date:
1990 February 15
Contents:
Mr. Richards grew up in Antigua.
Local Numbers:
FP-1990-CT-0456
General:
11 of 32
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Saint Thomas (V.I.), Virgin Islands of the United States, February 15, 1990.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Migration  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Goldwork  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1990 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1990, Item FP-1990-CT-0456
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1990 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1990 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: U.S. Virgin Islands / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk51c7c9509-adfa-4a3f-be82-33d36fbf3015
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1990-ref1139

Virgin Islands Fieldwork: Cabinetry, Jewelry Making and Carnival Floats

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Virgin Islands Program 1990 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Jackson, Myron P. (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Corneiro, Phillip L.  Search this
Performer:
Corneiro, Phillip L.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
compact audio cassette
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Virgin Islands  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Place:
Virgin Islands of the United States
Saint Thomas (V.I.)
Date:
1990 March 5
Contents:
Mr. Corneiro discusses his apprenticeship to a cabinet maker, his time with the West Indian Company, his work as a machinist, float making for Carnival and his manufacture of miniature furniture.
Local Numbers:
FP-1990-CT-0476
General:
32 of 32
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Saint Thomas (V.I.), Virgin Islands of the United States, March 5, 1990.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Antislavery movements  Search this
Carpentry  Search this
Carnival  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1990 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1990, Item FP-1990-CT-0476
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1990 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1990 Festival of American Folklife / Series 4: U.S. Virgin Islands / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk59989c580-542f-404c-bb57-7229293e102d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1990-ref1159

Oral history interview with Eugene and Hiroko Sato Pijanowski, 2003 May 15-16

Interviewee:
Pijanowski, Eugene, 1938-  Search this
Interviewer:
Fisch, Arline M  Search this
Subject:
Pijanowski, Hiroko Sato, 1942-  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Jewelry making -- Study and teaching  Search this
Metal-work -- Study and teaching  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Asian American metal-workers  Search this
Jewelers -- Hawaii -- Interviews  Search this
Metal-workers -- Hawaii -- Interviews  Search this
Japanese American women -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Asian American  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12728
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)240382
AAA_collcode_pijanoeh03
Theme:
Craft
Asian American
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_240382
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Eugene and Hiroko Sato Pijanowski

Interviewee:
Pijanowski, Eugene, 1938-  Search this
Pijanowski, Hiroko Sato, 1942-  Search this
Interviewer:
Fisch, Arline M.  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
102 Pages (Transcript)
102 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2003 May 15-16
2003 May 15-16
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Eugene and Hiroko Sato Pijanowski conducted 2003 May 15-16, by Arline M. Fisch, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in Honolulu, Hawaii.
The Pijanowskis speak of their unique relationship in life and work; their early years in Japan; the lack of art schools in Japan; their collaborative process; Gene's tendency to deviate from standard styles; Hiroko's work on Japanese metalwork; they comment on their interest in fabric, Japanese paper cord [mizuhiki], fish skin, and ColorCore (a surfacing material with integral solid color throughout its thickness); their series Gentle Solitude, Amaryllis, and Maple Leaves; student labor; their separate careers as teachers; the presence of Japanese and American cultures in their life; their interest in Dutch design; the significance of their international marriage while living in Michigan and Hawaii; they recall various symposia and workshops; they discuss how their travels have effected their works; Hiroko's enjoyment of scuba diving and inspiration from nature; they comment on the difficulties of working together at the same university; other artist couples they know; retiring to Hawaii; Hiroko's interest in haiku poetry; and her responsibilities in Japan of running her uncle's company and helping her elderly mother. The Pijanowskis also recall Kim Cridler, David Watkins, Wendy Ramshaw, Emmy van Leersum and Gijs Bakker, Takahiko Mizuno, Francis Pickens, Mike Capitan, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Eugene (1938- ) and Hiroko Sato (1942- ) Pijanowski are metalsmiths living in Honolulu, Hawaii. Arline M. Fisch is a jeweler and writer.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 9 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hr., 12 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:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Jewelry making -- Study and teaching  Search this
Metal-work -- Study and teaching  Search this
Asian American art  Search this
Asian American artists  Search this
Japanese American art  Search this
Japanese American artists  Search this
Asian American metal-workers  Search this
Jewelers -- Hawaii -- Interviews  Search this
Metal-workers -- Hawaii -- Interviews  Search this
Japanese American women -- Interviews  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.pijanoeh03
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw995c119d9-e24c-41d2-8d04-c9e9b9de3169
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-pijanoeh03
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Ron Nagle

Creator:
Nagle, Ron  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Interviewer:
Berkson, Bill  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
San Francisco State University -- Students  Search this
Voulkos, Peter, 1924-2002  Search this
Extent:
84 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2003 July 8-9
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Ron Nagle conducted 2003 July 8-9, by Bill Berkson, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in San Francisco, California.
Nagle speaks of his childhood in San Francisco and growing up in the "Outer Mission"; his early creative influences, including his father who "could build anything," his mother, who ran a ceramics club in their basement, and his high school friend Steve Archer, who customized cars; making and selling jewelry while in high school; the Beat scene in San Francisco; teaching his high school friend Rick Gomez about jewelry in exchange for lessons in throwing clay on the wheel; attending San Francisco State University, initially as an English major then switching to art; learning about Peter Voulkos from Gomez; taking a summer course with Henry Takemoto at the Art Institute [now the California School of Fine Arts]; his "manic" interest in art magazines; studying with Charles McKee at San Francisco State; working as a studio assistant for Peter Voulkos at the University of California at Berkeley, after his graduate school application was rejected; making connections in the Los Angeles art scene through friend and sculptor Ed Bereal; the influence of Kenneth Price, James Melchert, Peter Voulkos, 16th and 17th century Japanese ceramics, popular culture, and painters such as Giorgio Morandi, Albert Pinkham Ryder, Josef Albers, Philip Guston, Billy Al Bengston, and others; his first show at the Dilexi Gallery, "Works in Clay by Six Artists," 1968; teaching for 42 years; the relation between music and "studio art"; playing the piano and his broad interest in music; his band Mystery Trend; creating sound effects for the film, "The Exorcist;" his use of color; exhibitions at Garth Clark Gallery and showing internationally; his use of porcelain in the early 1990s; the idea of craft vs. art; the meditative and playful qualities of working with clay; his references to male and female physiology in his work; and his process.
Biographical / Historical:
Ron Nagle (1939- ) is a cermacist of San Francisco, California. Bill Berkson (1939- ) is a poet.
General:
Originally recorded on 3 sound discs. Reformatted in 2010 as 11 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hrs., 27 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:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Musicians -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Topic:
Ceramics -- Study and teaching  Search this
Ceramics -- Technique  Search this
Ceramicists -- California -- San Francisco -- Interviews  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Beat generation  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.nagle03
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw913c17d68-530f-421b-88cc-f3be55021fe0
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nagle03
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Oral history interview with Art Smith

Creator:
Smith, Art, 1917-1982  Search this
Interviewer:
Cummings, Paul  Search this
Names:
LaBelles, Paul  Search this
Extent:
27 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1971 August 24-31
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Art Smith conducted 1971 August 24-31, by Paul Cummings, for the Archives of American Art. Smith speaks of his background and education; teaching crafts to children; starting his own jewelry shop; his designs; materials and techniques; his use of stones; exhibitions of his work. He recalls Paul LaBelles.
Biographical / Historical:
Art Smith (1917-1982) was a jewelry designer from New York, N.Y.
General:
Originally recorded 1 sound tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 4 digital wav files. Duration is 2 hr., 16 min.
Provenance:
These interviews are part of the Archives' 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 others.
Topic:
Jewelry making -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Jewelers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Designers -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.smith71
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw95a8cca9a-190f-4e40-be04-e6366cf2c933
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-smith71
Online Media:

World Cultures and Youth: Gopal's Pendant (India)

Extent:
1 Film reel (color sound; 900 feet, 16mm)
Type:
Archival materials
Film reels
Date:
1980
Scope and Contents:
Edited film presents an east Indian boy who is learning minakari, a traditional art of gold and silver enamelling. Various steps of the process are depicted.

Legacy Keywords: Domestic and family life ; Enamel and enameling ; Jewelry making ; Children
General:
Local Numbers: HSFA 1994.21.99
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Please contact the archives for information on availability of access copies of audiovisual recordings. Original audiovisual material in the Human Studies Film Archives may not be played.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
REMC 2 educational film collection, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
REMC 2 educational film collection
Archival Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pc9629eb154-2079-4c9a-bc14-e3840f9cf17a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-hsfa-1994-21-ref220

Jewelry notebook

Creator:
Pulos, Arthur J., 1917-1997  Search this
Type:
Writings
Date:
1943
Topic:
Design drawings  Search this
Jewelry making  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)169
See more items in:
Arthur J. Pulos papers, 1935-[ca. 1980s], bulk 1947-1960
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_169
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