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Color Me / Queer / on the Pier [color postcard]

Sponsor:
SALGA [South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association]  Search this
Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center  Search this
Series Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center  Search this
Series Donor:
Gay Officers Action League. GOAL  Search this
Becker, John M.  Search this
Gay Officers Action League. GOAL  Search this
Heritage of Pride (HOP)  Search this
Rohrbaugh, Richard  Search this
Series Creator:
Hirsch, Leonard  Search this
Guest, Barbara  Search this
Barna, Joseph T.  Search this
Guest, Michael E.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 3.5" x 5.5".)
Container:
Box 34
Culture:
Asian Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Postcards
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- 21st century
Date:
[2001]
Scope and Contents:
Postcard with reproductions of color portraits. "Our Sixth Annual Queer People of Color Dance."
Local Numbers:
AC1146-0000069.tif (AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Series 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:
Dance parties  Search this
LGBT  Search this
Genre/Form:
Postcards
Series Citation:
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Collection
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Collection / Series 2: Agencies, Associations, and Organizations / SALGA, flyers, advertisements
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1146-ref2767

Heera Mandi / A Night of Music and Masti / ...at The Cooler [color flier]

Sponsor:
SALGA [South Asian Lesbian and Gay Association]  Search this
Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center  Search this
Series Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center  Search this
Series Donor:
Gay Officers Action League. GOAL  Search this
Becker, John M.  Search this
Gay Officers Action League. GOAL  Search this
Heritage of Pride (HOP)  Search this
Rohrbaugh, Richard  Search this
Series Creator:
Hirsch, Leonard  Search this
Guest, Barbara  Search this
Barna, Joseph T.  Search this
Guest, Michael E.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 10.9" x 8.4".)
Container:
Box 34
Type:
Archival materials
Fliers (printed matter)
Music
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- 21st century
Date:
2001
Scope and Contents:
Illustrations of three figures in female Indian costume. Printed in red. Advertises benefit at 416 W. 14th St., New York City.
Local Numbers:
AC1146-0000070.tif (AC Scan No.)
Series Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Series 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:
Costume -- India  Search this
LGBT  Search this
Genre/Form:
Fliers (printed matter)
Music
Series Citation:
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Collection
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Collection / Series 2: Agencies, Associations, and Organizations / SALGA, flyers, advertisements
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1146-ref2768

NEXT / New York's Gay Guide / Let's Play Ball, [magazine]

Topic:
Next
Series Collector:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Archives Center  Search this
Series Donor:
Gay Officers Action League. GOAL  Search this
Becker, John M.  Search this
Gay Officers Action League. GOAL  Search this
Heritage of Pride (HOP)  Search this
Rohrbaugh, Richard  Search this
Series Creator:
Hirsch, Leonard  Search this
Guest, Barbara  Search this
Barna, Joseph T.  Search this
Guest, Michael E.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 7-1/2" x 8-1/4".)
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Magazines (periodicals)
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- 20th century
Date:
Sept. 12, 2008
Scope and Contents:
Periodical has cover picture of a sweaty basketball player, from a photograph.
Local Numbers:
AC1146-0000009 (AC Scan No.: front cover)
Exhibitions Note:
Shown in "Stonewall" display, Archives Center display case, June-July 2000.
Series Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.

Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with gloves. Researchers must use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis, as resources allow.

Do not use original materials when available on reference video or audio tapes.
Series 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:
Homosexuality  Search this
Basketball  Search this
Gay rights  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 2000-2010 -- Color -- Reproductions
Magazines (periodicals) -- 21st century
Series Citation:
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender (LGBT) Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Collection
Archives Center Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT) Collection / Series 1: Periodicals / NEXT (New York)
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1146-ref2712

Gyorgy Kepes papers

Creator:
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001  Search this
Names:
Center for Advanced Visual Studies  Search this
Illinois Institute of Technology  Search this
Saidenberg Gallery  Search this
Triennale di Milano (Milan, Italy)  Search this
Arnheim, Rudolf  Search this
Bertoia, Harry  Search this
Blee, Michael  Search this
Boghosian, Varujan  Search this
Brazdys, Konslancija  Search this
Burgess, Lowry, 1940-  Search this
Burnham, Jack, 1931-  Search this
Calder, Alexander, 1898-1976  Search this
Chermayeff, Serge, 1900-  Search this
Dreyfuss, Henry, 1904-1972  Search this
Eames, Charles  Search this
Eames, Ray  Search this
Egawa, Kazuhiko  Search this
Entwhistle, Clive  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster), 1895-  Search this
Gropius, Walter, 1883-1969  Search this
Hayter, Stanley William, 1901-1988  Search this
Hélion, Jean, 1904-1987  Search this
Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005  Search this
Kepes, Juliet  Search this
Kowalski, Piotry  Search this
Lynch, Kevin, 1918-1984  Search this
McLuhan, Marshall, 1911-1980  Search this
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, László, 1895-1946  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl, 1905-  Search this
Nusberg, Lev, 1937-  Search this
Osborn, Robert Chesley, 1904-1994  Search this
Piene, Otto, 1928-  Search this
Read, Herbert Edward, Sir, 1893-1968  Search this
Richards, I. A. (Ivor Armstrong), 1893-1979  Search this
Rickey, George  Search this
Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961  Search this
Sonfist, Alan  Search this
Steinberg, Saul  Search this
Tacha, Athena, 1936-  Search this
Takis, Vassilakis  Search this
Tange, Kenzō, 1913-  Search this
Thiel, Philip  Search this
Tovish, Harold, 1921-2008  Search this
Tsʻai, Wen-ying, 1928-  Search this
Wolff, Robert Jay, 1905-  Search this
Wurster, William Wilson  Search this
Zvilna, Jēkabs, 1913-1997  Search this
Faculty:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Extent:
21.2 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Caricatures
Designs
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Sound recordings
Place:
Times Square (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1909-2003
bulk 1935-1985
Summary:
The papers of Hungarian-born artist, art theorist, and educator, Gyorgy Kepes, measure 21.2 linear feet and date from 1909-2003, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1935-1985. The papers document Kepes's career as an artist and educator, and as founder of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), through biographical material, correspondence, writings by Kepes and others, project files, exhibition files, printed material, sketchbooks, artwork, sound recordings and motion picture films, and photographic material.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Hungarian-born artist, art theorist, and educator, Gyorgy Kepes, measure 21.2 linear feet and date from 1909-2003, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1935-1985. The papers document Kepes's career as an artist and educator, and as founder of the Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS) at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.), through biographical material, correspondence, writings by Kepes and others, project files, exhibition files, printed material, sketchbooks, artwork, sound recordings and motion picture films, and photographic material.

Correspondence provides a wide range of documentation on all aspects of Kepes's career including his collaborations and friendships with artists, architects, writers, scientists, and fellow educators including Rudolf Arnheim, Alexander Calder, Henry Dreyfuss, Charles and Ray Eames, Clive Entwhistle, R. Buckminster Fuller, Walter Gropius, S. W. Hayter, Jean Hélion, Laszlo and Sibyl Moholy-Nagy, Lev Nussberg, Robert Osborn, George Rickey, Saul Steinberg, Kenzo Tange, Robert Jay Wolff, and Jekabs Zvilna. Correspondence also documents the evolution of Kepes's vision for the Center for Advanced Visual Studies, which he established in 1967, and his subsequent leadership of CAVS at M.I.T. Records document his collaborations with students and fellows including Lowry Burgess, Jack Burnham, Piotry Kowalski, Margaret Mead, Otto Piene, Alan Sonfist, Athena Tacha, Vassilakis Takis, Philip Thiel, Harold Tovish, and Wen-Ying Tsai. Correspondents also include people who contributed to Kepes's Vision + Value series, including Michael Blee, Kazuhiko Egawa, Jean Hélion, and others. Correspondence includes three motion picture films, including what appears to be an early version of Powers of Ten by Charles and Ray Eames.

Writings include notes and manuscripts for articles and essays in which Kepes explored ideas evident in his books The New Landscape and Language of Vision, and submitted to publications such as Daedalus, Design, Domus, and Leonardo. Writings also include manuscripts for lectures, and draft manuscripts documenting Kepes's collaborative work with fellow M.I.T. professor Kevin Lynch on city planning, which culminated in Lynch's research project "The Perceptual Form of the City."

A small group of "Times Square Project" files documents Kepes's proposal for a lightscape in Times Square that was ultimately not realized.

Teaching files include sound recordings of circa five symposia and discussions held at M.I.T., the Illinois Institute of Technology, and elsewhere, some featuring Kepes and including Philip Johnson, Eero Saarinen and others.

Exhibition files include documentation of three exhibitions, including Light as a Creative Medium (1968) and a Kepes exhibition at Saidenberg Gallery (1968). They also record Kepes's involvement in designing the 1968 Triennale di Milano.

Printed material includes a substantial collection of announcements and catalogs for Kepes exhibitions, lectures, and other events, and includes catalogs and announcements for scattered exhibitions of his wife, artist and illustrator, Juliet Kepes. Clippings from newspapers and magazines include articles about Kepes, and contain some copies of published writings and designs by him. The series also includes sound recordings and motion picture films containing original material for a CBS television series "The 21st Century," probably as part of the episode "Art for Tomorrow," which appear to feature M.I.T. fellows Jack Burnham and Vassilakis Takis. Another motion picture film of an Italian documentary "Operazione Cometa" can also be found here.

Two sketchbooks contain pen and ink and painted sketches by Kepes. Artwork by Kepes includes original poster designs, caricatures, and many pencil, and pen and ink sketches and paintings on paper and board, including designs for stained glass. Artwork by others includes ink on mylar sketches by D. Judelson and Konstancija Brazdys, and a sketch by Harold Tovish. Also found are circa seventeen motion picture films and four sound recordings, the majority of which are untitled and by unidentified artists, but include films by M.I.T. fellows Otto Piene, Vassilakis Takis, Philip Thiel, Harold Tovish, Wen-Ying Tsai, and others.

Photographs are of Kepes, Juliet Kepes, and other family members; students, colleagues, and friends, including R. Buckminster Fuller, Serge Chermayeff, Harry Bertoia, Varujan Boghosian, Alexander Calder, Marchall McLuhan, Margaret Mead, Herbert Read, I. A. Richards, Saul Steinberg, and William Wurster; and of Kepes in his studio. There are also photos of exhibition installations in which Kepes's work appeared or which he designed, and photos of his artwork and of images for publications which he wrote or edited. Photos by others include artwork by established artists and work by students, as well as photographs arranged by subjects such as cityscapes, forms found in nature, light patterns, mechanical devices, and photomicrographs. A collection of lantern slides with similar content to the photos of artwork and photos by subject is also found in this series and includes a lantern slide of Picasso creating a design with light.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as eleven series.

Series 1: Biographical Material, circa 1940-circa 1980 (0.25 linear feet; Boxes 1, 28)

Series 2: Correspondence, 1936-1984 (5.7 linear feet; Boxes 1-7, 28 OV 33, FCs 39-41)

Series 3: Interviews and Transcripts, 1954-1970 (4 folders; Box 7)

Series 4: Writings and Notes, 1948-circa 1980s (1.4 linear feet; Boxes 7-8, 28)

Series 5: Times Square Project Files, 1972-1974 (6 folders; Box 9)

Series 6: Teaching Files Sound Recordings, circa 1953-1972 (0.7 linear feet; Box 9)

Series 7: Exhibition Files, 1958-1973 (0.4 linear feet; Boxes 9-10)

Series 8: Printed Material, circa 1922-1989 (3.6 linear feet; Boxes 10-12, 28-29, OVs 35, 37, FCs 42-49)

Series 9: Sketchbooks, circa 1940s-circa 1970s (2 folders; Box 12)

Series 10: Artwork and Moving Images, circa 1924-2003 (2.5 linear feet; Boxes 12, 13, OVs 33-36, 38, FCs 50-62)

Series 11: Photographs, 1909-1988 (10.4 linear feet; Boxes 13-32)
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, designer, art theorist, and educator, Gyorgy Kepes (1906-2001), was born in Selyp, Hungary, and studied at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts, Budapest. He worked with Moholy-Nagy in Berlin and London before joining him at the New Bauhaus (later the Chicago Institute of Design) in 1937.

Kepes taught courses at the New Bauhaus from 1937 to 1945, and published Language of Vision in 1944, summarizing the educational ideas and methods he had developed during his time at the institute. In 1946 he accepted a teaching position at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (M.I.T.) where he initiated a program in visual design.

In 1956 Kepes published The New Landscape in Art and Science, in which he presented images from nature that were newly accessible due to developments in science and technology, and explored his ideas for a common language between science and the visual arts.

In 1965, these ideas were apparent in Kepes's proposal of an expanded visual arts program at M.I.T., which would "build new as yet undetermined bridges between art and engineering and science," according to the minutes of an M.I.T. Art Committee meeting in March of that year. Kepes's vision dovetailed with M.I.T.'s vested interest in promoting the arts, and faculty and administrators were open to the argument that "The scientific-technical enterprise needs schooling by the artistic sensibilities." In 1967, they appointed Kepes Director of M.I.T.'s Center for Advanced Visual Studies (CAVS).

Kepes retired from the regular faculty at M.I.T. in 1967, to focus on his role as director of CAVS, where he worked to provide artists with opportunities for exploring new artistic forms on a civic scale through a working dialogue with scientists and engineers. Early fellows of the center included Maryanne Amacher, Joan Brigham, Lowry Burgess, Jack Burnham, Piotry Kowalski, Otto Piene, Vassilakis Takis, and Wen-Ying Tsai.

In 1965-1966 Kepes edited a six-volume series entitled Vision + Value, published by George Braziller, Inc. Each volume featured essays that centered around a core theme: The Education of Vision; Structure in Art and Science; The Nature and Art of Motion; Module, Symmetry, Proportion, Rhythm; Sign, Image, Symbol; and Man-Made Object. Contributions came from prominent artists, designers, architects, and scientists of the time including Rudolf Arnheim, Saul Bass, Marcel Breuer, John Cage, R. Buckminster Fuller, Johannes Itten, Marshall McLuhan, and Paul Rand.

Kepes experimented widely with photography, producing abstract images through the application of fluids and objects to photographic paper. He also took commercial work throughout his career, producing designs for all kinds of objects, including books and stained glass windows for churches. He returned to painting in the 1950s, and his development as a painter continued throughout his career at M.I.T., where he remained until his retirement in 1974, and beyond. His paintings, which were abstract and often incorporated organic shapes and hints of landscapes, can be found in museums such as the Brooklyn Museum of Art, the Corcoran Gallery of Art, and the Whitney Museum of American Art.

Kepes received many awards during his lifetime, including a Guggenheim Fellowship (1958); the Gold Star Award of the Philadelphia College of Art (1958); the National Association of Art Colleges Annual Award (1968); the California College of Art Award (1968); and the Fine Arts Medal from the American Institute of Architects (1968). In 1973 he was elected into the National Academy of Design as an associate member, and became a full academician in 1978. He was a member of the National Institute of Arts and Letters and Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
Related Materials:
Additional papers of Gyorgy Kepes can be found at Stanford University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Center for Advanced Visual Studies Special Collection.
Separated Materials:
The Archives of American Art also holds microfilm of material lent for microfilming (reel 1211) including ninety-eight letters to Kepes from colleagues, 1946-1974. Lent materials were returned to the lender and are not described in the collection container inventory.
Provenance:
Gyorgy Kepes lent papers for microfilming in 1974 and donated material to the Archives of American Art in a series of gifts between 1974 and 1993.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate copies requires advance notice.
Rights:
Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from Juliet Kepes Stone or Imre Kepes. Contact Reference Services for more information.
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:
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Artists' studios--Photographs  Search this
City planning  Search this
Educators--Massachusetts--Cambridge  Search this
Motion pictures (visual works)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Caricatures
Designs
Photographs
Sketchbooks
Sketches
Sound recordings
Citation:
Gyorgy Kepes papers, 1909-2003, bulk 1935-1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.kepegyor
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Gyorgy Kepes papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kepegyor

Oral history interview with Joan Snyder, 2010 February 25-26

Interviewee:
Snyder, Joan, 1940-  Search this
Snyder, Joan, 1940-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Cammer, Maggie  Search this
Fink, Larry  Search this
Lippard, Lucy R.  Search this
Snyder-Fink, Molly  Search this
Wilke, Ulfert  Search this
Bykert Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Hirschl & Adler Galleries  Search this
Parsons School of Design  Search this
Rutgers University  Search this
School of Visual Arts (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Women Against War  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Women painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
AIDS (Disease) and the arts  Search this
Art, Abstract  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Gay artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Poverty  Search this
Social justice  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15788
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)288669
AAA_collcode_snyder10
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_288669
Online Media:

Playbill for Ma Rainey's Black Bottom

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Cort Theatre, American, founded 1912  Search this
Subject of:
Ma Rainey, American, 1886 - 1939  Search this
August Wilson, American, 1945 - 2005  Search this
Charles S. Dutton, American, born 1951  Search this
Leonard Jackson, American, born 1928  Search this
Robert Judd, American, died 1986  Search this
Joe Seneca, American, 1919 - 1996  Search this
Lou Criscuolo, American, born 1934  Search this
John Carpenter, American, born 1948  Search this
Aleta Mitchell, American, born 1952  Search this
Scott Davenport-Richards  Search this
Christopher Loomis  Search this
Theresa Merritt, American, 1922 - 1998  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (21.6 x 13.7 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.59
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ec2abbb5-cde4-4519-bd45-abf15a91695b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.59
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Interview with Ephraim Benton

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2010 March 28
Scope and Contents:
Ephraim Benton is an actor who grew up in Thompkins Houses in Brookyln, New York City. He recalls his time in the neighborhood, both the good and bad experiences and how it could have possibly been better with help from community activies. He talks about acting and how his artwork got him noticed. Benton explains his intentions to help out the community that he came from with various programs he has helped establish.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Acting  Search this
Charity  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-EphraimBenton
See more items in:
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref12

Interview with Gail Paupaw Brown

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2010 February 28
Scope and Contents:
Gail Paupaw Brown is a resident of Brooklyn, New York. She discusses her uprbringing in the city. Brown talks about the communities relationship with the police. As well as the benefits of having an art organizations that she could send her son to, which helped him become a succesful artist later in life.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Art -- New York  Search this
Police -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-GailPaupawBrown
See more items in:
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref14

Interview with George Lorenzama

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
George Lorenzana is a rapper who goes by the name "Yung Punch" who lives in Thompkins Houses in Brooklyn. He argues that Housing Projects can be positive areas full of opportunities.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Rap (Music)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-GeorgeLorenzama
See more items in:
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref15

Interview with Godborn

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
God Born is a Brooklyn native and college student looking to improve his community. He talks about how someone like Sonia Sotomayor could go from the housing projects to the Supreme court. He talks about the pitfalls of the ghetto, both the residents aiming to be bad influences and police officers harassing innocent civilians. God Born further explains the good parts of live in the ghetto.
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Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-Godborn
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
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Interview with Jamel Shabazz

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2010 July 5
Scope and Contents:
Jamel Shabazz is an artist who mostly works in photography from Brooklyn, New York. Shabazz talks about growing up in the Red Hook projects and how that shaped him as an individual. He goes into why he uses photography and what he aims to achieve with his artwork.
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
Art -- New York  Search this
Photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-JamelShabazz
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref18

Interview with Jayro

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Rio de Janeiro (Brazil)
Date:
2010 July 11
Scope and Contents:
Jayro explain what life was like growing up in Queensbridge, a housing project in Brooklyn, New York. He explains the differences between Brazalian Favelas and New York City housing. Jayro further explains how he discovered his love for graffiti and why he does graffiti .
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-Jayro
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref19

Interview with Alicia Taylor

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2010 August 15
Scope and Contents:
Alicia Taylor is a teacher who lives in Marcus Garvey village, a New York City housing project. She speaks on how to improve the lives of the youth by implementing after school programs, which had been successful, before time and budget constraints ended them. Taylor also explains that giving seniors activies or building safer parks could also improve the community.
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
Schools -- New York  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-AliciaTaylor
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref2

Interview with Jessie Hilliard

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2010 August 18
Scope and Contents:
Jesse Hillard is a resident of the Marcus Garvey homes in Brooklyn, New York. She has lived there for over thirty years and witnessed all the changes it has undergone in that time. She talks about what is wrong with the community and what she thinks can fix it. Hillard also talks the failures of the New York City Housing Assocation and how they are failing tenants.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Landlord and tenant  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-JessieHilliard
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref20

Interview with Johnnie Monroe

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2010 April 6
Scope and Contents:
Johnnie Monroe is an author and resident of Queensbridge; a Brooklyn, New York City neighborhood. He talks about the lack of programs from the community center due to lack of city involvement. He discusses his own work as an author and time spent with the Rap group, Mobb Deep.
Collection Restrictions:
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Topic:
writing  Search this
Rap (Music)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-JohnnieMorton
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref22

Interview with Leon Simmons

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2010 April 6
Scope and Contents:
Leon Simmons is a resident of the Atlantic Terminal houses in Brooklyn, New York. Simmons discusses how he became apart of the Five Percenters and how the group is perceived by those outside of it. He also explains why he opened up a center to teach children martial arts and what they gain from learning martial arts.
Collection Restrictions:
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Collection Rights:
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Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-LeonSimmons
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref23

Interview with Leroy Bush

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2010 August 15
Scope and Contents:
Leroy Bush is a resident of Red Hook housing in Brooklyn, New York. He owns a barbershop, which prompts him to talk about the difficulties and positives that come with owning a small business. Bush explains the effects of gentrification that he has seen as well as the diversification of his neighborhood, which he sees as a positive.
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Collection Rights:
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Topic:
Gentrification  Search this
Small business  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-LeroyBush
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref24

Interview with Lisa Edwards

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2010 February 2
Scope and Contents:
Lisa Edwards lives in the Glenmore housing projects in Brooklyn, New York. She explains why her housing projects has devoled into being much worse off than when she first moved in. Also she offers solutions to the problems plaguing Glenmore housing. Edwards delves into the ways the police deal with African-Americans in Brooklyn. Edwards also details how she was able to lose 100 of pounds and become more physically fit.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Police -- New York  Search this
Physical fitness  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-LisaEdwards
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref25

Interview with Majora Carter

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Bronx (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2009 December 18
Scope and Contents:
Majora Carter is from the South Bronx who advocates for environmental justice for low income residents. Carter talks how she helps people in low income homes fight against Environmental deteriments such as garbage dumps being placed in their communties. She also explains how she got into advocacy and ways for people to get out of housing projects.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Environmental justice  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-MajoraCarter
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
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Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref26

Interview with Marcellous Lewter

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
Marcellous Lewter is an actor from the Thompkins houses in Brooklyn, New York. He talks about the negative pitfalls of his communities and the ways to use positivity to avoid falling into those traps. Lewter explains how the neighborhood has gotten nicer over the years and the effects of gentrification.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Acting  Search this
Gentrification  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Collection Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103, Item acma_06-103-MarcellousLewter
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We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records / Series I: Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref27

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