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#APeoplesJourney - A Nation's Story

Creator:
National Museum of African American History and Culture  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2017-09-28T13:00:21.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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EDAN-URL:
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Cass Gilbert Collection

Creator:
Valentine, P. O. (33 Homestead, Park, Newark)  Search this
Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934  Search this
Belden & Company (45 Clinton Street, Newark, N.J.)  Search this
Source:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Former owner:
Mechanical and Civil Engineering, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Names:
New York Life Insurance Building.  Search this
Seaside Sanatorium (Waterford, Conn)  Search this
Supreme Court Building (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Woolworth Building (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Extent:
15 Cubic feet (71 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Drawings
Business records
Clippings
Contracts
Personal papers
Photographs
Pastels (visual works)
Pencil works
Pamphlets
Booklets
Specifications
Correspondence
Statistics
Sketchbooks
Date:
1897-1963
bulk 1897-1936
Scope and Contents:
The contents of the collection date from 1897 to 1936. The bulk of the collection consists of loose-leaf binders of photo prints of forty-one Cass Gilbert buildings under construction between 1908 and 1936. (This represents less than half of his firm's total output.) The volumes are arranged alphabetically by name of building. A few additional photo prints of buildings under construction are found in the unbound materials.

The collection also includes correspondence (1919-1932), contracts, statistical data, news clippings, booklets, and other miscellaneous Gilbert papers. There are three volumes of correspondence, specifications and blueprints, 1932-1935, for the construction of the U.S. Supreme Court Building, Washington, D.C. Also included are twenty pencil and pastel sketch books of Gilbert's travels in Europe, 1897 to 1932, and miscellaneous loose sketches (including photo prints and negatives of his studies for the George Washington Bridge. The photographic prints are mostly mounted on cloth in loose-leaf binders. Some of the photographers are identified, although many are not. Photographers included P.O. Valentine of 33 Homestead Park, Newark, New Jersey.
Arrangement:
Collection arranged into six series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1919-1932

Series 2: Personal Papers, 1914-1963

Series 3: New York Life Insurance Building Contracts, 1934-1935

Series 4: Woolworth Building, 1911-1913

Series 5: Sketches and Sketch Books, 1897-1932

Series 6: Photoprints, 1908-1936
Biographical / Historical:
Cass Gilbert, 1859-1934, was a prominent American architect best known for his commercial and public buildings. Gilbert was born in Zanesville, Ohio and educated in St. Paul, Minnesota. After only a year of study at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and subsequent travels in Europe, he began working for the New York firm of McKim, Mead, and White in 1880. In 1883 he returned to St. Paul where he practised briefly with James Knox Taylor, a classmate at M.I.T., designing private homes, churches, and commercial buildings. His first major commission was the Minnesota State Capitol (1895), which he modeled after the National Capitol and the dome of St. Peter's, Rome. Gilbert returned to New York in 1899 when he won the prized commission for the design of the U.S. Customs House. This was followed by many other major projects. The most famous of these was the Woolworth Building in New York (1913); with its fifty‑five stories and Gothic ornament it is considered Gilbert's greatest achievement. Firmly supportive of the European tradition and eastern academic architecture, Gilbert continued his numerous and successful designs until his death in 1934. Among his many familiar public buildings are the Treasury Annex and the Supreme Court in Washington, DC, the state capitol buildings of West Virginia and Arkansas, and the public libraries of St. Louis and Detroit.
Related Materials:
Materials at Other Organizations

Library of Congress

Cass Gilbert Archive, 1890-1939

Montana Historical Society

Cass Gilbert Papers, 1902-1910

Oberlin College Archives

Cass Gilbert Collection, 1903-1984, 2000

University of Minnesota, Archives and Special Collections

Cass Gilbert Collection, 1909-1910

United States Supreme Court, Office of the Curator
Provenance:
Gift of Emily Gilbert and Cass Gilbert, Jr. through Mr. Silvio Bedini, November 30, 1961, January 15, 1962, and later in 1962.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Engineering -- 1890-1940 -- U.S.  Search this
Bridges -- 1890-1940  Search this
Civil engineering -- 1890-1940 -- U.S.  Search this
Civil engineers  Search this
Commercial buildings -- 1890-1940 -- U.S.  Search this
Architects -- 1890-1940  Search this
Architecture -- 1890-1940 -- United States  Search this
Public architecture -- 1890-1940 -- U.S.  Search this
Genre/Form:
Drawings -- 1890-1940
Business records -- 1880-1950
Clippings -- 1900-1950
Contracts -- 1890-1940
Personal papers -- 1890-1940
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1900-1950
Pastels (visual works)
Pencil works
Pamphlets
Booklets
Specifications
Correspondence -- 1900-1950
Statistics
Sketchbooks -- 1890-1940
Citation:
Cass Gilbert Collection, 1897-1936, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0214
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Cass Gilbert Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0214
Online Media:

Chief Victor

Artist:
Edgar Samuel Paxson, 1852 - 1919  Search this
Sitter:
Chief Victor  Search this
Medium:
Oil on board
Dimensions:
Board: 41cm x 35.2cm (16 1/8" x 13 7/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1917
Topic:
Chief Victor: Male  Search this
Chief Victor: Native American\Leader\Chief  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
MHS 152
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e92a2b67-2db3-4ff3-b0aa-acf87e166782
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MHS_152

Joe - John Ming's Cook

Artist:
J. P. Ball, 1825 - 1904  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Man  Search this
Medium:
Photograph
Dimensions:
Image: 16.5 x 10.9cm (6 1/2 x 4 5/16")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1893
Topic:
Interior  Search this
Unidentified Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
MT010174
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4a8fbcc40-0a86-499f-a105-801cef47622f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MT010174

Portrait of an Indian Brave

Artist:
Charles Marion Russell, 1864/5 - 1926  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Native American Man  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Type:
Painting
Date:
1884
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Unidentified Native American Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
52.01.24
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4f8c92068-8d8b-4590-8d81-4917b6daddbf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_52.01.24

Mrs. Berry Child

Artist:
Elsa Lauback Jemne, 1888 - 1974  Search this
Sitter:
Mrs. Berry Child  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvasboard
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 60.6cm x 45.4cm (23 7/8" x 17 7/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Montana\Glacier\Glacier Park
Date:
1926
Topic:
Mrs. Berry Child: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
65.19.10 (177.04)
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ecaba9ec-cffb-4261-b7c4-11f0647c979f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_65.19.10__177.04_

Old Coyote Wolf

Artist:
Caroline Gibbons Granger, 1889 - 1949  Search this
Sitter:
Old Coyote Wolf  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvasboard
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 76.4cm x 60.6cm (30 1/16" x 23 7/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Topic:
Old Coyote Wolf: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
MHS 303
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e811e617-d07b-4626-8423-680c6ddadc55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MHS_303

Kicking Bear

Artist:
Edgar Samuel Paxson, 1852 - 1919  Search this
Sitter:
Kicking Bear, c. 1846 - 28 May 1904  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Dimensions:
Sight: 22.5cm x 17.6cm (8 7/8" x 6 15/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1908
Topic:
Kicking Bear: Male  Search this
Kicking Bear: Native American\Medicine man  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
MT010011
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm441a90b3d-92fe-4da6-83a0-8800a8ce3908
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MT010011

Charles M. Russell and His Friends

Artist:
Charles Marion Russell, 1864/5 - 1926  Search this
Sitter:
Charles Marion Russell, 1864/5 - 1926  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
101.6 x 205.7cm (40 x 81")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1922
Topic:
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Nature & Environment\Animal\Horse  Search this
Charles Marion Russell: Male  Search this
Charles Marion Russell: Visual Arts\Artist\Sculptor  Search this
Charles Marion Russell: Literature\Writer  Search this
Charles Marion Russell: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter  Search this
Charles Marion Russell: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
52.01.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4343fdd26-0275-42d0-9c38-8482890d00da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_52.01.10

Running Wolf

Artist:
Elizabeth Davey Lochrie, 1 Jul 1890 - 1976  Search this
Sitter:
Running Wolf  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvasboard
Dimensions:
Unrecorded
Type:
Painting
Place:
United States\Montana\Glacier\Glacier Park
Date:
1951-1952
Topic:
Exterior\Landscape  Search this
Running Wolf: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
79.12.27
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4067ee0cc-a74a-431e-a002-fc0cdcc589e0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_79.12.27

Lazy White Bull

Artist:
Elizabeth Davey Lochrie, 1 Jul 1890 - 1976  Search this
Sitter:
Lazy White Bull, ? - c. 1910  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvasboard
Dimensions:
Board: 55cm x 44.7cm (21 5/8" x 17 5/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1963
Topic:
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Pipe  Search this
Exterior\Forest  Search this
Lazy White Bull: Male  Search this
Lazy White Bull: Native American\Leader\Chief  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
79.12.39
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4be39b940-47e9-45cc-8d42-115fd90a5981
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_79.12.39

Unidentified Native American Man

Artist:
Edgar Samuel Paxson, 1852 - 1919  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Native American Man  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Dimensions:
Sight: 25cm x 16.7cm (9 13/16" x 6 9/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1915
Topic:
Unidentified Native American Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
77-39-344
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41b7df8d4-ffd9-4ab3-9df0-2c2253162512
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_77-39-344

Medicine Owl

Artist:
Harley Brown, born 1939  Search this
Sitter:
Medicine Owl  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Dimensions:
Sight: 48.9cm x 38.3cm (19 1/4" x 15 1/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
c. 1975
Topic:
Medicine Owl: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
80.59.17
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48427317c-2187-49e3-bf53-91b162313e6d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_80.59.17

Runs-to-Water

Artist:
Harley Brown, born 1939  Search this
Sitter:
Runs-to-Water  Search this
Medium:
Pastel on paper
Dimensions:
Sight: 59.5cm x 44.5cm (23 7/16" x 17 1/2"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Runs-to-Water: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
MT010084
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm460c23899-a862-4cab-adec-d1adf2197057
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MT010084

Blackfoot Brave

Artist:
Charles Marion Russell, 1864/5 - 1926  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Native American Man  Search this
Medium:
Watercolor
Dimensions:
Sight: 29.9cm x 19.1cm (11 3/4" x 7 1/2"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1898
Topic:
Unidentified Native American Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
90.53.02
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4bd9b648c-bf15-4037-ada4-c9abbd86b2ed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_90.53.02

A. Sterne Blake

Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
A. Sterne Blake  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 69.4cm x 55.5cm (27 5/16" x 21 7/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Topic:
A. Sterne Blake: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
MHS 366
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm41f695512-459b-47cb-9769-669df17cbd13
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MHS_366

W. W. Van Orsdel

Artist:
Freeman Thorp, 1844 - 1922  Search this
Sitter:
W. W. Van Orsdel  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 64.7cm x 54.7cm (25 1/2" x 21 9/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Topic:
W. W. Van Orsdel: Male  Search this
W. W. Van Orsdel: Religion and Spirituality\Clergy\Missionary  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
MHS 378
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4667e111b-342b-4cf7-8c94-7e2c060688b1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MHS_378

Thomas Cruse

Attribution:
Freeman Thorp, 1844 - 1922  Search this
Sitter:
Thomas Cruse, 1836 - ?  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 69cm x 56.8cm (27 3/16" x 22 3/8"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1902
Topic:
Thomas Cruse: Male  Search this
Thomas Cruse: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Banker  Search this
Thomas Cruse: Natural Resources\Pioneer\Frontiersman  Search this
Thomas Cruse: Natural Resources\Miner  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
MHS 411.DUP1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d929e444-a995-4789-a184-97137f5d175f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MHS_411.DUP1

Unidentified Native American Man

Artist:
Edgar Samuel Paxson, 1852 - 1919  Search this
Sitter:
Unidentified Native American Man  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Sight: 33.9cm x 26.5cm (13 3/8" x 10 7/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1899
Topic:
Unidentified Native American Man: Male  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
MT010026
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm47472950b-0638-4f76-b166-708c4dfc89f2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_MT010026

Ralph Earl DeCamp

Artist:
Ralph Earl DeCamp, 1856 - 1936  Search this
Sitter:
Ralph Earl DeCamp, 1856 - 1936  Search this
Medium:
Oil on canvas
Dimensions:
Stretcher: 71.8cm x 63.4cm (28 1/4" x 24 15/16"), Accurate
Type:
Painting
Date:
1919
Topic:
Ralph Earl DeCamp: Male  Search this
Ralph Earl DeCamp: Visual Arts\Artist\Photographer  Search this
Ralph Earl DeCamp: Visual Arts\Artist\Illustrator  Search this
Ralph Earl DeCamp: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Landscape  Search this
Ralph Earl DeCamp: Visual Arts\Artist\Painter\Muralist  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
Owner: Montana Historical Society
Object number:
250.09
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Catalog of American Portraits
Data Source:
Catalog of American Portraits
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm44e9ba209-aec0-4a69-b5ce-1646f91a97c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_250.09

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