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Edward Millman papers, 1933-1951

Creator:
Millman, Edward, 1907-1964  Search this
Subject:
Federal Art Project (Ill.)  Search this
Federal Art Project (Mo.)  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Art and state -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts  Search this
New Deal  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8005
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210174
AAA_collcode_milledwa
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
New Deal
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210174

John Warner Norton and Norton family papers, 1893-1954

Creator:
Norton, John Warner, 1876-1934  Search this
Topic:
Artists' writings  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Painting, American -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10080
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212951
AAA_collcode_nortjohn
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_212951

Leo Katz papers, 1924-1972

Creator:
Katz, Leo, 1887-1982  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Theme:
Diaries  Search this
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9126
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211320
AAA_collcode_katzleo
Theme:
Diaries
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211320

Edward Millman papers

Creator:
Millman, Edward, 1907-1964  Search this
Names:
Federal Art Project (Ill.)  Search this
Federal Art Project (Mo.)  Search this
Extent:
240 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1951
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; notes and lectures on art; biographical data; clippings; and photographs of his murals and other works of art. All materials relate to Millman's work for the Federal Art Project in Illinois and Missouri.
Biographical / Historical:
Mural painter; Chicago, Illinois. Painted murals for the Federal Art Project in Chicago, Illinois.
Related Materials:
Edward Millman papers also at Syracuse University.
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1965 by Mrs. Harry Millman, the sister-in-law of Edward Millman.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Muralists  Search this
Topic:
Federal aid to the arts -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Art and state -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Federal aid to public welfare -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.milledwa
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9818b7b99-602e-436c-9c77-2729ce02d779
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-milledwa

John Warner Norton and Norton family papers

Creator:
Norton, John Warner, 1876-1934  Search this
Extent:
200 Items (Ca. 200 items (on 3 partial microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1893-1954
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence, sketches and sketchbooks, printed material, writings and photographs.
REEL 3257: Norton's passport; 2 photographs of him and his work; a bibliography; letters to Norton's wife (some illustrated), his mother, ca. 1898, when he was with the Rough Riders, and correspondence concerning mural commissions; subject files on the Jefferson County Court House murals in Birmingham, Ala. and at the Logan Museum, Beliot College; his memorial exhibition at the Art Institute of Chicago, and obituaries and condolence letters received by his wife; cancelled checks; a typescript of writings by his children regarding a trip to Mexico City; a contract for a mural; an award; clippings; his memorial biography, JOHN W. NORTON: AMERICAN PAINTER; a sketchbook and sketches; and a scrapbook containing illustrated letters, photographs and sketches.
REEL 3367: A typed draft of Norton's story "White Man's Luck"; Norton's United Scenic Artists' union card; 9 sketches and a sketchbook of drawings, notes and a draft of Norton's last letter to Tom Lea, 1933.
REEL 4074: Twelve letters, many illustrated, from John to his family including his son "Bud" (John Francis Norton); a magazine article on Norton from Northwest Architect; an address and a poem by Norton; and 19 photographs and a 5 page manuscript written by Madge Norton, John's wife, describing their trip to Arizona in 1904.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, muralist; Chicago, Ill. Taught at the Art Institute of Chicago.
Provenance:
Passport and photographs donated 1984 by Mr. and Mrs. John Norton Garrett, Norton's grandson. Material on reels 3257 & 3367 lent for microfilming by Mr. & Mrs. Garrett, 1984, as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas Project. Material on reel 4074 lent for microfilming, 1987, by John C. Norton, John Norton Garrett and Katherine Norton Smalley, grandsons and granddaughter of John W. Norton as part of AAA's Chicago project.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Muralists -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Painters -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Topic:
Artists' writings  Search this
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Painting, American -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.nortjohn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94f87cb8c-9b1d-4c17-ada1-6442c3788ac5
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-nortjohn

Leo Katz papers

Creator:
Katz, Leo, 1887-1982  Search this
Extent:
0.4 Linear feet ((on 3 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1924-1972
Scope and Contents:
Writings, biographical material, photographs, and printed material.
REEL N69-110: An autobiography to 1918, in which Katz writes of his childhood in a Jewish community in Austro-Hungary, his education there, cultural life in Vienna, studies in Munich, effects of art masterpieces on him, a visit to London, the prominent persons he knew, service in the Austro-Hungarian army, his art, and other topics. Also included are a resume; retrospective catalog with prices; clippings; photographs of his paintings; and an essay by Katz, "Atelier 17," on boredom; interpretations of his own work and of others'.
REEL 2081: Two published articles by Katz; four photographs of him and seven photographs of his works of art; a seven page career resume; a brochure on his 1933 mural "Give Us This Day Our Daily Light," and clippings.
REEL 3090: A pamphlet, "Give Us This Day Our Daily Light," about Katz's now destroyed 1933 mural in the Johns-Manville Building, Century of Progress Exposition, Chicago.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, writer; Bronx, N.Y. b. 1887, in Austria; d. 1982
Provenance:
Material on reel N69-110 donated 1969 by Katz. Material on reel 2081 lent for microfilming 1980 by Allan Armstrong for AAA's Texas Project. Material on reel 3090 donated 1979 by Ruth Guernsey.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- Illinois -- Chicago  Search this
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.katzleo
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9f7e0bdd6-0411-44e3-aff6-949ab1ed9ce3
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-katzleo

Murales del Barrio

Author:
Arceo-Frutos, René H  Search this
Sorell, V. A (Victor A.)  Search this
Rogovin, Mark  Search this
Mexican Fine Arts Center--Museum (Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Physical description:
24 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 28 x 29 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
1987
C1987
20th century
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, Mexican--Exhibitions  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American--Exhibitions  Search this
Mural painting and decoration--Exhibitions  Search this
Mexican American artists  Search this
Call number:
ND2638.C4 B27 1987
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_501343

The Wall of Respect : public art and Black liberation in 1960s Chicago / edited by Abdul Alkalimat, Romi Crawford, Rebecca Zorach

Author:
Alkalimat, Abdul  Search this
Crawford, Romi  Search this
Zorach, Rebecca 1969-  Search this
Subject:
Organization of Black American Culture History  Search this
Physical description:
362 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
2017
20th century
Topic:
Street art  Search this
African American mural painting and decoration  Search this
African American mural painting and decoration--History  Search this
African American mural painting and decoration--Social aspects  Search this
Black Arts movement--History  Search this
Civil rights movements--History  Search this
African Americans--Social conditions  Search this
Social conditions  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1089877

Art for the people : the rediscovery and preservation of progressive- and WPA-era murals in the Chicago public schools, 1904-1943 / by Heather Becker

Author:
Becker, Heather  Search this
Physical description:
248 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 31 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Date:
2002
C2002
20th century
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Public art  Search this
School decoration  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_703163

A guide to Chicago's murals / Mary Lackritz Gray

Author:
Gray, Mary L (Mary Lackritz)  Search this
Physical description:
xxviii, 488 p. : ill. (some col.), col. maps ; 20 cm
Type:
Guidebooks
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
2001
20th century
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Street art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_631260

Black mural art and its representation of the black community / Lee Andrew Ransaw

Title:
Black community
Author:
Ransaw, Lee  Search this
Physical description:
117 leaves : illustrations
Type:
Manuscripts
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
United States
Date:
1985
1973
20th century
Topic:
African American art  Search this
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
African American painters  Search this
African American art--Themes, motives  Search this
Street art  Search this
Communities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_261732

Guide to Chicago murals : yesterday and today / edited by V. A. Sorell

Author:
Sorell, V. A (Victor A.)  Search this
Chicago Council on Fine Arts  Search this
Physical description:
57 p. : ill. ; 22 cm
Type:
Guidebooks
Place:
Illinois
Chicago
Chicago (Ill.)
Date:
1979
C1979
20th century
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration, American  Search this
Street art  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Ch OA.5615  Search this
Ch J.932  Search this
Call number:
ND2638.C4 G94 1979
ND2638.C4G94 1979
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_126604

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