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Making Asian American film and video histories, institutions, movements Jun Okada

Author:
Okada, Jun 1973-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2015
Topic:
Asian Americans in motion pictures  Search this
Asian Americans in the motion picture industry  Search this
Américains d'origine asiatique au cinéma  Search this
Américains d'origine asiatique dans l'industrie cinématographique  Search this
PERFORMING ARTS--Reference  Search this
PERFORMING ARTS--Film & Video--History & Criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156461

Cecil B. De Mille

Artist:
Wide World Photos  Search this
Sitter:
Cecil Blount DeMille, 12 Aug 1881 - 21 Jan 1959  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 25.4 × 20.3cm (10 × 8")
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair  Search this
Printed Material  Search this
Interior\Office  Search this
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Desk  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Cufflinks  Search this
Equipment\Letter opener  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Neckwear\Tie\Necktie  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Watch\Wrist watch  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
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine Conserved with funds from The Pritzker Traubert Family Foundation
Object number:
NPG.82.TC95
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© AP Images/Wide World
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm48fd27e29-9996-4846-88bc-187b9c6e3fd7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.82.TC95

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
Charles Richard Drew, American, 1904 - 1950  Search this
President Lyndon Baines Johnson, American, 1908 - 1973  Search this
Roy Wilkins, American, 1901 - 1981  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr., American, 1911 - 1978  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Dr. Benjamin Elijah Mays, American, 1894 - 1984  Search this
Ebenezer Baptist Church, American, founded 1886  Search this
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
Sen. Edward Brooke, American, born 1919  Search this
Joseph Davies Tydings, American, 1928 - 2018  Search this
Lawrence Warren Pierce, American, born 1924  Search this
Bertram L. Baker, American, 1898 - 1985  Search this
Wayne L. Morse, American, 1900 - 1974  Search this
Harry Belafonte Jr., American, born 1927  Search this
Coretta Scott King, American, 1927 - 2006  Search this
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
Gordon Parks, American, 1912 - 2006  Search this
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
Percy Ellis Sutton, American, 1920 - 2009  Search this
Bayard Rustin, American, 1912 - 1987  Search this
Eugene Nickerson, American, 1918 - 2002  Search this
Leonard Farbstein, American, 1902 - 1993  Search this
Senator Robert F. Kennedy, American, 1925 - 1968  Search this
The Girl Friends, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
Floyd McKissick, American, 1922 - 1991  Search this
Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, American, founded 1963  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Harold Robert Perry, American, 1916 - 1991  Search this
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
International Free and Accepted Modern Masons, Inc. and Order of the Eastern Star, American, founded 1950  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
New York Jets, American, founded 1960  Search this
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry  Search this
National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
Joan Murray  Search this
Philippa Schuyler, American, 1931 - 1967  Search this
Berry Gordy Jr., American, born 1929  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Sen. Edward Brooke, American, born 1919  Search this
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Inez Yeargan Kaiser, American, 1918 - 2016  Search this
Pearl Bailey, American, 1918 - 1990  Search this
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc., American, founded 1924  Search this
Robert J. Mangum, American, 1920 - 2014  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 × 8 7/8 × 3/16 in. (30.5 × 22.5 × 0.5 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Baptist  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Football  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  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
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Sports  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  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:
2012.167.3
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/fd5f7b7586d-84ee-4f44-b24e-aa264dcdee1f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.3
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Motion Pictures

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969  Search this
Extent:
2.96 Cubic feet (consisting of 5.5 boxes, 1 folder, 7 oversize folders, 8 map case folders, 1 flat box (partial), plus digital images of some collection material. )
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Theater programs
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Date:
1893-1969
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Motion Pictures forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents note:
Motion pictures were first publicly exhibited in the United States at the World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago, Illinois in 1893. While the films exhibited there were technically crude with little to no plot or story and far from the polished product of today, they immediately caught the public's attention.

Within a short time the motion picture industry (creation, distribution, and marketing) had grown into a lucrative business. Those first motion pictures were often short serial films run in a series to keep customers coming back to follow the story's plot line to its conclusion. Gradually, films became longer and a number of performers developed legions of fans guaranteeing a certain amount of box office business from name recognition of the star alone.

Initially, the film industry consisted of many small companies, but competition cleared the field and fewer, larger corporations cornered the market in both production and distribution. Independent theatre owners, who were at first almost wholly independent of the production companies, also became rare as the major theatre chains developed their own movie studios to ensure a steady stream of films to be shown at their theaters. The film industry, at first based in New York City and on the East Coast, moved to the famed Hollywood, California, in the late 1910s early 1920s.

The Motion Pictures section of the Warshaw Collection consists of various types of materials relating to motion pictures. The collection is especially strong for the silent movie era, 1893-1927. This portion of the collection is divided into seven series.
Materials in the Archives Center:
Archives Center Collection of Business Americana (AC0404)
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Missing Title

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Motion Pictures is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
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.
Occupation:
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Actors  Search this
Topic:
Dance in motion pictures, television, etc.  Search this
Actresses  Search this
Motion picture industry  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Theater  Search this
Motion pictures -- History  Search this
Motion pictures, American  Search this
Filmmakers  Search this
Silent films  Search this
Sound film  Search this
Entertainment  Search this
Actresses -- United States  Search this
advertising -- Motion pictures  Search this
Genre/Form:
Theater programs
Ephemera
Business ephemera
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Motion Pictures, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Motion
See more items in:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Motion Pictures
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8d7ad748a-7b70-4e46-90ec-f606ade06bd4
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-motion
Online Media:

Archives Center Poster Collection

Extent:
120 Posters (14 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Posters
Date:
1917-1998, undated
Summary:
An artificial collection of posters on various subjects, at present organized according to donor and/or subject. Examples of contents include motion picture posters and propaganda posters.
Scope and Contents note:
An artificial collection of posters on various subjects from various sources, including curatorial units, the public, and SI staff. Series one consists of miscellaneous posters, typically acquired one or two at a time. The remaining series contain posters acquired from individual sources, usually all relating to one topic. Detailed cataloging information for many of these posters can be found following this finding aid. This collection is augmented periodically by new acquisitions.
The movie posters, all except two from the 1990s, represent a wide range of popular films, including both adult and children's films, live action and animated, and studio and independently made films.
Arrangement:
Collections divided into four series.

Series 1: Miscellaneous Posters, 1917-1990

Series 2: World War One Posters, 1917-1919

Series 3: Motion Pictures Posters, 1963-2016

Series 4: Soviet Propaganda Posters, 1959-1960
Biographical / Historical:
Motion pictures have been exhibited in the United States since debuting at the Columbian Exposition in 1893. The public=s love affair with Athe movies@ has never waned. Beginning with silent films with simple plots the motion picture industry has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry where the small simple film costs millions of dollars and a great portion of a motion picture budget is designated for advertising. Movie posters have been an integral marketing tool for the motion picture from its inception. Movie posters attempt to capture the essence of the film in one clear defining image and image that will hopefully remain in the consumers mind. Early movie posters boasted original artwork with bright colors and bold lettering. Beginning in the 1950s, movie posters began to use actual photographs from the movie itself as the primary artwork for the movie poster. In the latter 20th century almost all movie posters were photographic in nature. With the expansion of motion pictures into the home video market from the early 1980s onward, movie posters became not only a marketing tool for the movie theatre but for the video store as well.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Nelse L. Greenway, July 6, 2001, and Martha Rosen, May 29, 2002.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
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:
Film posters  Search this
Propaganda  Search this
Genre/Form:
Posters -- 20th century
Posters -- Soviet Union
Posters -- Motion pictures -- 20th century
Citation:
Archives Center Poster Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0751
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8db9b853e-e481-411d-a2cb-6104ea49ab83
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0751
Online Media:

Irving Block papers, 1938-1986

Creator:
Block, Irving, 1910-1986  Search this
Subject:
Burkhardt, Hans Gustav  Search this
Faiss, Fritz  Search this
Whitman, Walt  Search this
Ankrum Gallery  Search this
California State University, Northridge  Search this
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
United States. Works Progress Administration  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Sound recordings
Citation:
Irving Block papers, 1938-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Animation (Cinematography) -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Art and motion pictures  Search this
Federal aid to the arts  Search this
Illustration of books  Search this
Motion picture industry  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9587
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211789
AAA_collcode_blocirvi
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211789

Carl Oscar Borg scrapbooks, 1903-1955

Creator:
Borg, Carl Oscar, 1879-1947  Search this
Citation:
Carl Oscar Borg scrapbooks, 1903-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Motion picture industry  Search this
Silent films  Search this
Motion picture art directors -- California  Search this
Theme:
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6185
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216425
AAA_collcode_borgcarl
Theme:
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216425
Online Media:

Early race filmmaking in America edited by Barbara Tepa Lupack

Ditor:
Lupack, Barbara Tepa  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 250 pages illustrations 33 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2019
Topic:
African Americans in motion pictures  Search this
African Americans in the motion picture industry  Search this
African American motion picture producers and directors  Search this
Motion pictures--History  Search this
Racism in motion pictures  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153567

Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records

Creator:
Westbrook Theatre Corporation  Search this
Westbrook Theatre  Search this
Other:
Robinson, Verna Kimball, 1904-1988  Search this
Robinson, Colby W., 1900-1950  Search this
Colby Theatre -- 20th century  Search this
Hawkes, Philip, 1897-1962 -- 20th century  Search this
Extent:
0.15 Cubic feet (1.5 document boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Place:
Fryeburg, Maine
Westbrook, Maine
Bingham, Maine
Date:
1934-1950, undated
bulk 1939-1942
Summary:
This collection contains the business records of the Westbrook Theatre Corporation of Westbrook, Maine. Records include the Colby, Rialto, and Knights of Pythias motion picture theatres in Bingham, Fryeburg, and elsewhere. The collection includes financial records, business correspondence, and photographs.
Scope and Contents:
Series 1, Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records, 1934-1950, undated. This series contains ledgers, business-related correspondence and documents, monthly accounts detailing attendance, cost, revenue, and program for the three theatres managed by Westbrook; equipment advertising and specifications, licenses, receipts, documents related to various film exchanges and motion picture production companies (including Paramount, RKO, and Universal), union contracts, check books, a weekly report card book (a book of standardized forms for motion picture projectors produced by the International Photographers of the Motion Picture Industry, a branch of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)), and black and white photographs of the Colby Theatre in Bingham, Maine.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Biographical / Historical:
The Westbrook Theatre Corporation was formed July 30, 1934 in Westbrook, Maine. The president was Colby W. Robinson and Philip W. Hawkes was treasurer. There were 161 shares of stock divided among Robinson (eighty shares), Hawkes (eighty shares), and Marion Hawkes (one share). At its inception the corporation's stock was valued at ten dollars a share. The corporation ran the Colby Theatre in Bingham, the Rialto Theatre, and later rented the Knights of Pythias Hall in Fryeburg, Maine.

The Corporation was independent, not allied with or owned by one motion picture studio. Film rentals were handled through exchanges, and motion pictures produced by Paramount, RKO, and Universal (to name three producers) regularly appeared on its programs. Programs included such first run films as Citizen Kane, Young Man With a Horn, and The Howards of Virginia, motion pictures with well-known stars produced by the major studios. B pictures made up a considerable portion of the fare as well as motion picture serials such as the Blondie comedies, and Westerns. The meticulous recording of daily programs, attendance, and receipts as well as supporting documents provides an accurate basis for research into the daily life of an independently run motion picture theatre.

The papers indicate that day to day management and running of the theatres was the job of Robinson and his wife Verna. Later Verna's sister, Lucy, seems to have joined the business. With Robinson's death in 1950 it is unknown if the Corporation continued or was dissolved. Philip and Marion Hawkes rarely show up in the documents. The Hawkeses eventually moved to Southern California so perhaps that explains their absence from the records.

Colby W. Robinson was born in Bingham, Maine on November 16, 1900, the son of Walter E. Robinson and Nellie M. Preble. Robinson's father was a merchant. On October 21, 1925 Robinson married Verna L. Kimball, the daughter of Leon L. and Ruth Clifford Kimball. Verna's father was a farmer in Albany, Maine and Verna was born on February 28, 1904 in Albany. By the 1940 United States census, they were living in Portland, Maine along with Verna's younger sister Lucy. Robinson listed his occupation as theatre manager; Verna was listed as bookeeper, and Lucy was a theatre cashier. Robinson died in 1950, and it is unclear if the business continued past his death as the records in this collection cease in 1950. Verna died November 28, 1988. Both of them are buried in the village cemetery at Bingham, Maine. They had no children.

Phillip Hawkes, treasurer, was born in Westbrook, Maine on July 17, 1897 to E. Leroy and Maude Laura Hawkes. Leroy Hawkes was a laundryman. He married Marion A. Harlow on April 5, 1924. By the 1930 census, Hawkes is listed as a superintendent in a laundry. Hawkes died on September 21, 1962 and Marion died November 17, 1986. Both are buried at Forest Lawn Cypress Cemetery in Orange County, California.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian, by Archives Center employee Craig A. Orr in 2013.
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:
Motion pictures -- History  Search this
Motion picture industry  Search this
Knights of Pythias  Search this
Theater -- History -- 20th century  Search this
Citation:
Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records, 1934-1950, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1296
See more items in:
Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8046ac9aa-661f-4765-942f-d6c8db7cf91d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1296

International Photographers of the Motion Picture Industries Weekly Report Card

Collection Creator:
Westbrook Theatre Corporation  Search this
Westbrook Theatre  Search this
Collection Other:
Robinson, Verna Kimball, 1904-1988  Search this
Robinson, Colby W., 1900-1950  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1936
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records, 1934-1950, undated, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records
Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records / Series 1: Westbrook Theatre Corporation Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80b23efe2-0b7b-4d6d-b94c-66281d572ee8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1296-ref12

Hollywood black the stars, the films, the filmmakers Donald Bogle ; foreword by John Singleton

Author:
Bogle, Donald  Search this
Writer of foreword:
Singleton, John 1968-2019  Search this
Physical description:
xvi, 269 pages illustrations (chiefly color) 25 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Blaxploitation films
Informational works
Date:
2019
Topic:
Black people in motion pictures  Search this
Black people in the motion picture industry  Search this
Blaxploitation films  Search this
Actors, Black  Search this
African Americans in motion pictures  Search this
African Americans in the motion picture industry  Search this
African American actors  Search this
Personnes noires au cinéma  Search this
Personnes noires dans l'industrie cinématographique  Search this
Films de la blaxploitation  Search this
Acteurs noirs  Search this
Noirs américains au cinéma  Search this
Noirs américains dans l'industrie cinématographique  Search this
Acteurs noirs américains  Search this
Africa  Search this
United States  Search this
African Americans  Search this
actors  Search this
cinema  Search this
filmmakers  Search this
PERFORMING ARTS / Film / History & Criticism  Search this
HISTORY / African American & Black  Search this
PERFORMING ARTS / Film / Guides & Reviews  Search this
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Ethnic Studies / American / African American & Black Studies  Search this
BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY / Entertainment & Performing Arts  Search this
ART / American / African American & Black  Search this
Performing Arts  Search this
Blacks in motion pictures  Search this
Blacks in the motion picture industry  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153615

Engineering Hollywood technology, technicians, and the science of building the studio system Luci Marzola

Author:
Marzola, Luci  Search this
Physical description:
xi, 255 pages illustrations, maps 24 cm
Type:
Books
History
Place:
California
Los Angeles
Californie
Date:
2021
Topic:
Motion picture industry--Technological innovations--History  Search this
Motion pictures--Production and direction--History  Search this
Cinéma--Industrie--Innovations--Histoire  Search this
Cinéma--Production et réalisation--Histoire  Search this
Motion picture industry--Technological innovations  Search this
Motion pictures--Production and direction  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1156513

Motion Picture Posters

Creator:
Rosen, Martha  Search this
Extent:
107 items in 9 folders Items
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963-1998
Scope and Contents:
This collection was collected from movie theaters and video stores in the Washington, DC metropolitan area and with few exceptions, exclusively covers the decade of the 1990s. The collection contains movie posters from a wide range of motion pictures; animated, children's, adult, studio, and independently made films and consists of full size, six-sheet posters with two small four-sheet size posters. The collection is arranged alphabetically by motion picture title.
Historical:
Motion pictures have been exhibited in the United States since debuting at the Columbian Exposition in 1893. The public's love affair with the movies has never waned. Beginning with silent films with simple plots the motion picture industry has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry where the small simple film costs millions of dollars and a great portion of a motion picture budget is designated for advertising. Movie posters have been an integral marketing tool for the motion picture from its inception. Movie posters attempt to capture the essence of the film in one clear defining image and image that will hopefully remain in the consumers mind. Early movie posters boasted original artwork with bright colors and bold lettering. Beginning in the 1950s, movie posters began to use actual photographs from the movie itself as the primary artwork for the movie poster. In the latter 20th century almost all movie posters were photographic in nature. With the expansion of motion pictures into the home video market from the early 1980s onward, movie posters became not only a marketing tool for the movie theatre but for the video store as well.

Donor did not want to have her name in collection title so the donation was added into this artificial collection.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution by Martha Rosen, 2001.
Collection Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Archives Center Poster Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0751, Series 3
See more items in:
Archives Center Poster Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a9bafcb5-57ad-4fdd-b551-e61216147ee0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0751-ref545

M.R. Harrington: Correspondence, Professional, Hurst

Collection Creator:
Museum of the American Indian, Heye Foundation  Search this
Collection Director:
Heye, George G. (George Gustav), 1874-1957  Search this
Container:
Box 232, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1923-1924
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:
Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. Permission to publish or broadcast materials from the collection must be requested from the National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center. Please submit a written request to nmaiarchives@si.edu.
Collection Citation:
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Museum of the American Indian/Heye Foundation Records, Box and Folder Number; National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center, Smithsonian Institution.
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National Museum of the American Indian
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https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sv4b0894e6b-a3d1-4484-a7a9-8cb11c80e3c2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmai-ac-001-ref6819
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32c Marilyn Monroe single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 2967
Medium:
paper; ink (multicolored)/ photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
June 1, 1995
Topic:
Stars of Stage & Screen  Search this
Contemporary (1990-present)  Search this
Women's Heritage  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
1996.2066.156
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National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm88f4a5bbb-59d2-4451-8cc2-cb21be8fb489
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_1996.2066.156

[Trade catalogs from Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc.]

Company Name:
Urban Motion Picture Industries, Inc.  Search this
Notes content:
spirograph combined camera, projector, and direct viewing motion picture machine ; spirograph accessories
Includes:
Trade catalog
Black and white images
Physical description:
2 pieces; 1 box
Language:
English
Type of material:
Trade catalogs
Trade literature
Place:
Irvington-on-Hudson, New York, United States
Date:
1900s
Topic (Romaine term):
Photographic equipment and supplies  Search this
Theatre and entertainment supplies  Search this
Topic:
Amusements  Search this
Cameras  Search this
Entertaining  Search this
Photographic industry  Search this
Theaters  Search this
Theatrical paraphernalia  Search this
Record ID:
SILNMAHTL_44252
Collection:
Smithsonian Libraries Trade Literature Collections
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILNMAHTL_44252

Mural for the Santa Monica Library: Prologue (mountain tops)

Artist:
Stanton Macdonald-Wright, born Charlottesville, VA 1890-died Los Angeles, CA 1973  Search this
Medium:
oil on wood
Dimensions:
28 1/2 x 60 in. (72.3 x 152.3 cm.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
1934-1935
Topic:
Landscape\mountain  Search this
Landscape\weather\cloud  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the City of Santa Monica, California
Object number:
1966.103.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Painting and Sculpture
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f04d507a-ed55-49cb-a211-af6bc08d39bc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1966.103.4

The Films of Ousmane Sembène, 10-15 July 1992 = les films D'Ousmane Sembène, 10-15 Juillet 1992

Title:
Films D'Ousmane Sembène
Author:
Sembène, Ousmane 1923-2007  Search this
National Gallery of Canada  Search this
Subject:
Sembène, Ousmane 1923-2007  Search this
Physical description:
[18] p. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1992
C1992
Topic:
Black people in the motion picture industry  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Call number:
PN1995.9.N4 S47 1992
PN1995.9.N4S47 1992
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_439901

Envisioning freedom cinema and the building of modern Black life Cara Caddoo

Author:
Caddoo, Cara 1978-  Search this
Subject:
Umschulungswerkstätten für Siedler und Auswanderer Bitterfeld  Search this
Physical description:
294 pages illustrations 25 cm
Type:
Books
Race films
Place:
United States
Date:
2014
Topic:
African Americans in motion pictures  Search this
African Americans in the motion picture industry  Search this
African Americans--Social life and customs  Search this
Motion pictures--Distribution  Search this
Motion picture audiences  Search this
Race films  Search this
Schwarze  Search this
USA  Search this
Filmschaffender  Search this
Gesellschaftsleben  Search this
Kulturleben  Search this
Svarta på film, USA  Search this
Svarta i filmindustrin, USA  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1153416

Gatewood Dunston Research Notes

Maker:
Dunston, G. W.  Search this
Physical Description:
handmade (overall production method/technique)
Object Name:
papers, Dunston notes
documents
Place made:
United States: Virginia, Norfolk
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Credit Line:
Gatewood W. Dunston
ID Number:
PG.005099
Accession number:
212314
Catalog number:
5099
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Work and Industry: Photographic History
Popular Entertainment
Photo History Collection
Gatewood W. Dunston Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-b6c2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_759264
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