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Pinback button promoting public housing in New York City

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Commissioned by:
New York City Housing Authority, American, founded 1934  Search this
Medium:
aluminum alloy, ink on paper, plastic laminate
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 2 x 1/4 in. (5.1 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Communication  Search this
Communities  Search this
Justice  Search this
Politics  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.178.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5589f4a4c-7618-4e7b-b174-3a7862756f42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.178.5

New York City Housing Authority, Advisory Council on the Arts

Collection Creator:
Christ-Janer, Albert, 1910-1973  Search this
Container:
Box 24, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1960-circa 1964
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Albert Christ-Janer papers, 1915-circa 1993, bulk 1930-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Albert Christ-Janer papers
Albert Christ-Janer papers / Series 5: Professional Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9c2b43a74-401e-4f1c-90e2-54568964461a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-chrialbe-ref291

Commission and Project Files

Collection Creator:
Ros, Moses, 1958-  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet (Boxes 1, 4, OV 5)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 2000
Scope and Contents:
The series contains correspondence, sketches, progress reports, photographs, agreements, invoices and receipts, and other documents relating to commissions for the New York City Housing Authority and Metropolitan Transit Authority. Also included are project files for paintings, sculptures, artist books, murals, and an exhibition for the Longwood Arts Project.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Collection Citation:
Moses Ros papers, 1978-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.rosmose, Series 1
See more items in:
Moses Ros papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e6720dcd-c810-4ba5-a502-55cd68cbb562
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-rosmose-ref1

Moses Ros papers, 1978-2012

Creator:
Ros, Moses, 1958-  Search this
Topic:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Dominican American artists  Search this
Theme:
Latino and Latin American  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16318
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)379533
AAA_collcode_rosmose
Theme:
Latino and Latin American
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_379533
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Chico Garcia - Muralist and Graffiti Artist

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Date:
2000 August 25
General:
This audio recording has been transcribed. View transcription and play recording here. Download a PDF of the transcription here.
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration -- 20th century -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Street art  Search this
Graffiti art  Search this
Urban Life  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.2001, Item FP-2001-CT-0369
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 2001 Smithsonian Folklife Festival / Series 4: New York City at the Smithsonian / 4.1: Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk598ae3c70-ff56-415b-af06-7a26ff458c6c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-2001-ref891
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Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
Crispus Attucks, American, 1723 - 1770  Search this
Sojourner Truth, American, 1797 - 1883  Search this
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Sarah C. Roberts, American, born 1844  Search this
Susan McKinney Steward, American, 1847 - 1918  Search this
Dred Scott, American, ca 1800 - 1858  Search this
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Booker T. Washington, American, 1856 - 1915  Search this
George Washington Carver, American, 1860s - 1943  Search this
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
Scott Joplin, American, 1867 - 1917  Search this
Marcus Garvey, Jamaican, 1887 - 1940  Search this
James Weldon Johnson, American, 1871 - 1938  Search this
Father Divine, American, ca. 1876 - 1965  Search this
A. Philip Randolph, American, 1889 - 1979  Search this
Adam Clayton Powell Jr., American, 1908 - 1972  Search this
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005  Search this
Medgar Evers, American, 1925 - 1963  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
President Lyndon Baines Johnson, American, 1908 - 1973  Search this
Mary McLeod Bethune, American, 1875 - 1955  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
Democratic Party, American, founded 1828  Search this
Republican Party, American, founded 1854  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1943  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
Langston Hughes, American, 1902 - 1967  Search this
Paul Robeson, American, 1898 - 1976  Search this
Ezzard Mack Charles, American, 1921 - 1975  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 3/8 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  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
Religious groups  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
U.S. History, Colonial period, 1600-1775  Search this
United States History  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:
2012.167.10
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/fd5e57ffdd9-2ab1-46da-b6e7-10757007351f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.10
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Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 9/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.5 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Dance  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Olympics  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Sports  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  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:
2012.167.18
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/fd5a99826b2-563a-492a-9d22-e03c2c02f99c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.18
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Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American, founded 1969  Search this
Howard University, American, founded 1867  Search this
Medgar Evers College, American, founded 1970  Search this
The Links, Incorporated, American, founded 1946  Search this
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
Carats, Inc., American, founded 1959  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1929  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922  Search this
National Bar Association, American, founded 1925  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Cora Walker, American, 1922 - 2006  Search this
Clara Hale, American, 1905 - 1992  Search this
Alice Kornegay, American, died 1996  Search this
One Hundred Black Men, Inc., American, founded 1963  Search this
Dorothy Pitman Hughes, American, born 1938  Search this
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc., American, founded 1924  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 5/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 0.8 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1986
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  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
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Sororities  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  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:
2012.167.20
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/fd5847f7048-f171-4bf3-95e2-5945542a67c4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.20
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Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
New York Giants, American, founded 1925  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
United Negro College Fund, American, founded 1944  Search this
Adam Clayton Powell Jr., American, 1908 - 1972  Search this
President Lyndon Baines Johnson, American, 1908 - 1973  Search this
Jackie Robinson, American, 1919 - 1972  Search this
President Harry S. Truman, American, 1884 - 1972  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Howard University Medical Alumni Association, Inc., American, founded 1871  Search this
Army Reserve Officers' Training Corps, American, founded 1916  Search this
Sovereign Military Order of Malta, founded 1099  Search this
Steven N. Lockett, American  Search this
The Girl Friends, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
Simeon Golar, American, 1929 - 2013  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Gordon Parks, American, 1912 - 2006  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Dr. Kenneth Clark, American, 1914 - 2005  Search this
Whitney Moore Young Jr., American, 1921 - 1971  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National Association of Broadcasters, American  Search this
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Spelman College, American, founded 1881  Search this
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Gladys W. Dixon, American, born 1901  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
National Insurance Association, American, founded 1921  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
Clara Hale, American, 1905 - 1992  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 3/8 × 3/8 in. (27.5 × 21.2 × 0.9 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Jamaica, Caribbean, North and Central America
Bahamas, Caribbean, North and Central America
Date:
1973
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  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
Religious groups  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
Travel  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  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:
2012.167.7
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/fd5cfb9effd-68b5-4246-b12a-9179d2fdce82
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.7
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By the People: Housing for All

Creator:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2016-10-14T00:28:53.000Z
YouTube Category:
Education  Search this
Topic:
Design  Search this
See more by:
cooperhewitt
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
YouTube Channel:
cooperhewitt
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_A1jHUqhx9-A

Moses Ros papers

Creator:
Ros, Moses, 1958-  Search this
Extent:
2.3 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1978-2012
Summary:
The papers of Dominican American installation artist Moses Ros measure 2.3 linear feet and date from 1978 to 2012. The collection is comprised of files for several New York City Housing Authority commissions, as well as architecture, sculpture, and mural projects; professional files for Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA, MUD/BONE Print Studio, and a New York American Institute of Architects residency; printed materials; and artwork that includes doodles, sketches, mock ups, and a paper and feather mask.
Scope and Contents:
The papers of Dominican American installation artist Moses Ros measure 2.3 linear feet and date from 1978 to 2012. The collection is comprised of files for several New York City Housing Authority commissions, as well as architecture, sculpture, and mural projects; professional files for Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA, MUD/BONE Print Studio, and a New York American Institute of Architects residency; printed materials; and artwork that includes doodles, sketches, mock ups, and a paper and feather mask.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as four series.

Series 1: Commission and Project Files, circa 2000 (Boxes 1, 4, OV 5; 0.8 linear feet)

Series 2: Professional Files, 1997-2012 (Box 1; 0.2 linear feet)

Series 3: Printed Materials, 1978-2012 (Boxes 1, 4, OV 6; 0.3 linear feet)

Series 4: Artwork, circa 2000 (Boxes 1-4, OV 6; 1.0 linear feet)
Biographical / Historical:
Moses Ros (1958- ), also known as Moses Ros-Suárez, is a Dominican American installation artist in Bronx, New York. He was born in New York City to Dominican born parents. Ros received a bachelor's degree in architecture from Pratt Institute and is a licensed architect in the state of New York. He incorporates his knowledge of architecture into his numerous sculptural designs for community centers, daycare facilities, and other public spaces. He has completed sculpture, design, and mural commissions for the New York City Housing Authority, Bronx Council on the Arts, the Department of Cultural Affairs, and the Metropolitan Transit Authority. Ros has also been active with collaborative artist groups such as Dominican York Proyecto GRAFICA and MUD/Bone Print Studio.
Provenance:
The papers were donated in 2016 by Moses Ros.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center.
Topic:
Artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Installations (Art)  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Dominican American artists  Search this
Citation:
Moses Ros papers, 1978-2012. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.rosmose
See more items in:
Moses Ros papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d59f0914-be56-4341-a4c8-c6e99ace99b8
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-rosmose

New York City Housing Authority documentation on Deep Blue Miles

Type:
Legal Documents
Place:
New York, N.Y.
Date:
1995 November 27
Topic:
Public art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)18677
See more items in:
Moses Ros papers, 1978-2012
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_18677
Online Media:

We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records

Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Names:
New York City Housing Authority  Search this
Extent:
4 Linear feet (2 boxes; 4 linear ft., 3.58 GB)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Photographs
Digital audio formats
Digital images
Oral histories (document genres)
Place:
Bronx Park (New York)
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Queens (New York, N.Y.)
Staten Island (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
2009-2011
Summary:
An exhibition exploring the varied stigmas and stereotypes applied to New York City's Housing Authority sites and the residents (past and present) who live in them. Journalist Rico Washington and photographer Shino Yanagawa collaborated on this exhibit which offers an in-depth look at how New York City public housing has impacted society-at-large by producing some of the world's most influential and dynamic artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, musicians, politicians, and thinkers. It was exhibited at the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture in Dakar, Senegal, 2010, at the Gordon Parks Gallery at the College of New Rochelle (NY), 2013, and the Brooklyn Historical Society from 2014-2015.
Scope and Contents:
An exhibition exploring the varied stigmas and stereotypes applied to New York City's Housing Authority sites and the residents (past and present) who live in them. Journalist Rico Washington and photographer Shino Yanagawa collaborated on this exhibit which offers an in-depth look at how New York City public housing has impacted society-at-large by producing some of the world's most influential and dynamic artists, entrepreneurs, athletes, musicians, politicians, and thinkers. It was exhibited at the World Festival of Black Arts and Culture in Dakar, Senegal, 2010, at the Gordon Parks Gallery at the College of New Rochelle (NY), 2013, and the Brooklyn Historical Society from 2014-2015.

Materials date from 2009-2011 and include photographic prints, over fifty audio interviews, digital images, a digital video commercial for the exhibition, a photocopy of a letter from Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court Honorable Sonia Sotomayor to the curators pertaining to the exhibition. Brochures, postcards, and copies of newspaper articles and journals featuring the exhibition are also present.
Biographical / Historical:
Washington, D.C. native Rico Washington holds a BA from Fordham University's African & African-American Studies program. As a journalist who has interviewed celebrities such as Erykah Badu, his work has appeared in New York Moves, Upscale, Wax Poetics, Ebony.com, and Okayplayer.com. He has also served as music editor for Brooklynbased Free Magazine and staff writer/columnist at XLR8R magazine. Rico is also a teaching artist with the non-profit arts organization Arts Connection. He lives and works in New York City.

Shino Yanagawa holds a BA in Economics from Japan's Hoesi University, A Tokyo native she has been a professional photographer for more than a decade. Yanagawa has photographed an array of musicians including Q-Tip. In addition to being a regular contributor to Japanese newspapers Nikkei and Sankei, her works have also appeared in publications such as GQ-Japan, Harper's Bazaar-Japan, and Blue Note-Japan. She lives and works in New York City.
Provenance:
Donated by Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa in 2017.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
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:
Public housing  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Gentrification  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews -- 21st century
Photographs -- Color photoprints -- 21st century
Digital audio formats
Digital images
Oral histories (document genres)
Citation:
We the People Project Records, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Rico Washington and Shino Yanagawa.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-103
See more items in:
We the People: The Citizens of NYCHA in Photos + Words Project Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa73ac716ac-b539-4ce3-b439-9bb0e6b65c68
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-103
Online Media:

Interview with John Mangin

Collection Creator:
Washington, Rico, Music Journalist  Search this
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Manhattan (New York)
Date:
2010 February 27
Scope and Contents:
John Mangin works for The Center For Urban Pedagogy. Mangin was not raised in New York City and perceived housing projects as bad places until he moved to New York City. He learned that projects can be a positive but the federal government is not properly funding the New York City Housing Authority which could bode poorly for residents.
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.
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-JohnMangin
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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7936e3acd-1ec9-4da9-bc94-6b3b27d1204d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-103-ref21

2002 Special Commendation for Corporate Achievement: New York City Housing Authority (includes electronic records)

Collection Creator::
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department  Search this
Container:
Box 13 of 70
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Rights:
Restricted for 25 years from the year of the award, until Jan-01- 2039; Transferring office; 8/2/2018 email, Skurko to Wright; Contact reference staff for details.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 19-120, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum. Education Department, National Design Awards Files
See more items in:
National Design Awards Files
National Design Awards Files / Box 13
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa19-120-refidd1e858

(Frieze of African Americans Dancing in Celebration), (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Barthe, Richmond 1901-1989  Search this
Medium:
Stone
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Sculptures
Sculptures-Relief
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Owner/Location:
Administered by New York City Housing Authority New York New York 10023
Located Kingsborough Houses Crown Heights Brooklyn New York
Date:
Ca. 1930s
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Recreation--Dancing  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Religion  Search this
Control number:
IAS 71501324
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_471820

First Houses Playground Sculptures, (sculpture)

Title:
Dog, (sculpture)
Horses, (sculpture)
Reliefs, (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Robus, Hugo 1885-1964  Search this
Medium:
Painted cast stone with layers of emerald green tint on top of indigo blue and grayed green
Type:
-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by New York City Housing Authority New York New York 10023
Located First Houses Playground Avenue A at East 3rd Street New York New York
Date:
1935-1936. Dedicated July 29, 1936
Topic:
Animal--Dog  Search this
Animal--Horse  Search this
Animal--Bird--Turkey  Search this
Animal--Bird--Duck  Search this
Animal--Rabbit  Search this
Animal--Goat  Search this
Animal--Dolphin  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87550079
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_295321

Fiorello Henry La Guardia, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Davidson, Jo 1883-1952  Search this
Architectural firm:
Eggers Group Architects  Search this
Subject:
La Guardia, Fiorello Henry  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: bronze; Base: granite
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by New York City Housing Authority New York New York 10023
Located La Guardia Houses Near Madison Street, between Clinton & Jefferson Streets New York New York
Date:
1934. Dedicated 1957
Topic:
Portrait male--Bust  Search this
Occupation--Political--Mayor  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87870087
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_302731

Stephen Wise Towers Playground Sculpture: (Horses), (sculpture)

Title:
(Horses), (sculpture)
Sculptor:
Nivola, Costantino 1911-1988  Search this
Landscape architect:
Richard G. Stein & Associates  Search this
Medium:
Each horse: cast colored concrete
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by New York City Housing Authority New York New York 10023
Located Stephen Wise Towers Playground, between 90th & 91st Streets New York New York
Date:
1964
Topic:
Animal--Horse  Search this
Abstract  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87870194
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_302838

Double Circles, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Edwards, Melvin 1937-  Search this
Architectural firm:
James Stewart Polshek & Associates  Search this
Medium:
Sculpture: painted steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Administered by New York City Housing Authority New York New York 10023
Located Bethune Tower 650 Lenox Avenue Southeast corner of 143rd Street New York New York
Date:
1968
Topic:
Abstract--Geometric  Search this
Control number:
IAS 87870209
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_307075

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