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Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research materials on New Deal Art

Creator:
Park, Marlene, 1931-  Search this
Names:
National Personnel Records Center (U.S.)  Search this
United States. Work Projects Administration  Search this
Alston, Charles Henry, 1907-1977  Search this
Barnet, Will, 1911-  Search this
Bolotowsky, Ilya, 1907-1981  Search this
Bouché, Louis, 1896-1969  Search this
Brooks, James, 1906-1992  Search this
Burchfield, Charles Ephraim, 1893-1967  Search this
Cadmus, Paul, 1904-1999  Search this
Citron, Minna Wright, 1896-1991  Search this
Cronbach, Robt. (Robert M.), 1908-  Search this
Gellert, Hugo, 1892-1985  Search this
Gottlieb, Adolph, 1903-1974  Search this
Katz, Leo, 1887-1982  Search this
King, Roy E., 1903-  Search this
Kotin, Albert, 1907-1980  Search this
Lanning, Edward P.  Search this
Magafan, Ethel, 1915 or 6-1993  Search this
Markowitz, Gerald E.  Search this
Palmer, William, 1906-1987  Search this
Refregier, Anton, 1905-  Search this
Reisman, Philip, 1904-  Search this
Rothschild, Lincoln, 1902-  Search this
Solman, Joseph, 1909-2008  Search this
Sternberg, Harry, 1904-2001  Search this
Van Veen, Stuyvesant  Search this
Walton, Marion, b. 1899  Search this
Extent:
5.8 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Interviews
Transcripts
Photographs
Date:
1931-1999
Summary:
The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research files on New Deal art are dated 1931-1999 and measure 5.8 linear feet. The research files document New Deal art projects and artists through some original correspondence with artists, printed material, interview transcripts, and several sound recordings of interviews with artists of the period. Subject files relate to WPA era art and art projects; many contain numerous photocopies of records from the Personnel Records Center and the U. S. Treasury Relief Arts Projects now in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration.
Scope and Content Note:
The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research files on New Deal art are dated 1931-1999 and measure 5.8 linear feet. The research files document New Deal art projects and artists through some original correspondence with artists, printed material, interview transcripts, and several sound recordings of interviews with artists of the period. Subject files relate to WPA era art and art projects; many contain numerous photocopies of records from the Personnel Records Center and the U. S. Treasury Relief Arts Projects now in the custody of the National Archives and Records Administration.

The collection consists primarily of artists' files documenting the WPA, The National Personnel Records Center, the Public Art Preservation Committee, and the U.S. Treasury Relief Art Project. Also found are lists of artists arranged by category, correspondence, transcripts of interviews, printed material, exhibition catalogs, monographs, photographs, slides, and sound recordings. Among the artists are: Charles Alston, Will Barnet, Ilya Bolotowsky, Louis Bouche, James Brooks, Charles Burchfield, Paul Cadmus, Minna Citron, Robert Cronbach, Hugo Gellert, Adloph Gottlieb, Leo Katz, Roy King, Albert Kotin, Edward Lanning, Ethel Magafan, William Palmer, Anton Refregier, Philip Reisman, Lincoln Rothschild, Joseph Solman, Harry Sternberg, Stuyvesant Van Veen, and Marion Walton.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 4 series:

Missing Title

Series 1: Artists' Files, 1931-1999 (Boxes 1-5, 7, OV 8-10; 4.8 linear feet)

Series 2: Subject Files, 1934-1999 (Boxes 5, 7, OV 10; 0.5 linear feet)

Series 3: Printed Material, 1977-1989 (Box 5; 0.2 linear ft.)

Series 4: Sound Recordings, 1974-1976 (Boxes 5-6; 0.3 linear ft.)
Biographical Note:
Art historians Marlene Park and husband Gerald E. Markowitz conducted research on New Deal art projects. Their work resulted in an exhibition "New Deal for Art: The Government Projects of the 1930's with Examples from New York City and State" (1977) and a catalog with the same title. 7), and a book, Democratic Vistas: Post Offices and Public Art in the New Deal (1984). Both were on the faculty of the John Jay College of Criminal Justice. Marlene Park served on the Public Art Preservation Committee from 1979-1982.
Related Materials:
Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz Papers (Federal Arts Projects Research Materials) is located at Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library & Museum.
Provenance:
The Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research materials on New Deal Art were donated to the Archives in 1999 by art historians Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Transcripts
Photographs
Citation:
Marlene Park and Gerald E. Markowitz research material on New Deal art, circa 1974-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.parkmarl
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Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9519e3b81-b554-4bee-aca2-4fc1fc5a7542
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-parkmarl
Online Media:

Polo Pony Medallion [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1933
Topic:
Object--Art Object--Medal  Search this
Recreation--Sport & Play--Polo  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021760
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21761

Hawkeye and Indian Brave [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
John Fenimore Cooper [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Literature--Cooper--Leatherstocking Tales  Search this
Literature--Character--Hawkeye  Search this
Object--Weapon--Gun  Search this
Object--Foliage  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021762
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21763

Evangeline [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Literature--Longfellow--Evangeline  Search this
Literature--Character--Evangeline  Search this
Waterscape--Boat  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021764
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21765

Portrait of a Woman [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1932-1933
Topic:
Portrait female--Head  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021766
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21767

Portrait of a Girl [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1931
Topic:
Portrait female--Head  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021768
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21769

Study for Woman and Baby [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1932
Topic:
Study  Search this
Figure group--Family--Mother & Child  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021770
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21771

Seated Figure [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1932
Topic:
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021772
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Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21773

Man with Sword and Dragon [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1931-1932
Topic:
Figure male--Full length  Search this
Fantasy--Dragon  Search this
Object--Weapon--Sword  Search this
Object--Other--Torch  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021774
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Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21775

Head of a Woman [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Topic:
Figure female--Head  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021776
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21777

Study for Portrait of Helen Claire [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Helen Claire, Broadway Actress [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Subject:
Claire, Helen  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1931
Topic:
Portrait female--Head  Search this
Performing Arts--Theater--Performer  Search this
Study  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021778
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21779

Decorative Figure [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1933
Topic:
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021780
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21781

No Title Given: Hotel Interior [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1931
Topic:
Landscape--Celestial--Moon  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Star  Search this
Landscape--Celestial--Sun  Search this
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Architecture--Monument--Fountain  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021761
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Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21762

Rip Van Winkle [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Washington Irving, [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Literature--Irving--Rip Van Winkle  Search this
Literature--Character--Rip Van Winkle  Search this
Figure male--Child  Search this
Animal--Dog  Search this
Object--Tool--Fishing Pole  Search this
Object--Other--Basket  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021763
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21764

Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Title:
Mark Twain [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)
Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Literature--Twain  Search this
Literature--Character--Tom Sawyer  Search this
Literature--Character--Huckleberry Finn  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021765
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21766

Study for Horse and Rider [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1932
Topic:
Study  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Figure male  Search this
Object--Weapon--Bow and Arrow  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021767
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21768

Portrait of a Girl [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Subject:
Unidentified  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1931
Topic:
Portrait female--Head  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021769
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21770

Horse and Rider [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1932
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Figure male--Nude  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021771
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21772

Woman with Fruit [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
Ca. 1932
Topic:
Figure female--Full length  Search this
Object--Fruit  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021773
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21774

Woman with Spear and Shield [sculpture] / (photographed by Peter A. Juley & Son)

Artist:
King, Roy E. 1903-1986  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1932
Topic:
Figure female--Nude  Search this
Object--Weapon--Spear  Search this
Object--Weapon--Shield  Search this
Image number:
JUL J0021775
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Photograph Study Collection
Data Source:
Photograph Study Collection, Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_jul_21776

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