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Charles F. Blair, Jr., Collection

Creator:
Blair, Charles F., Jr., 1909-1978  Search this
Names:
Antilles Air Boats  Search this
Operation Julius Caesar  Search this
Operation Sharkbait  Search this
Pan American World Airways, Inc.  Search this
United States. Air Force  Search this
Blair, Charles F., Jr., 1909-1978  Search this
Extent:
1.74 Cubic feet ((1 shoebox) (1 23.5x19x4 flatbox) (1 16x13.5x3 flatbox))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Correspondence
Photographs
Place:
Arctic regions -- Aerial Exploration
Arctic regions -- Discovery and exploration
Date:
[ca. 1950s]
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of two large scrapbooks, 15 glass slides and a print and copy negative film of Blair on his historic polar flight.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles F. Blair, Jr. (1909-1978) graduated with a mechanical engineering degree from the University of Vermont in 1931. After flight training with the Navy and completing a tour of duty as a naval aviator, Blair went on to be a pilot for United Airlines, American Airlines, and for Pan American Airways. In 1951 he set a record for an Atlantic crossing (7 hours, 48 minutes) in his converted North American P-51 Excalibur III. The next year, Blair became the first individual to fly over the North Pole in a single engine aircraft, an achievement that earned him the Harmon International Trophy, Thurlow Award, and the Distinguished Flying Cross. Because of his Arctic solo, the Strategic Air Command invited Blair to help develop techniques for delivering thermonuclear weapons from long-range fighter aircraft. Blair worked as a special consultant to the Air Force during the week, and on weekends he continued to fly for Pan American. In 1956 Blair commanded Operation Sharkbait, a flight of jet fighters nonstop across the North Atlantic, and in 1959 he led Operation Julius Caesar, the first flight of jet fighters to cross the Arctic and the North Pole. After his retirement from the Air Force Reserves (as a Brigadier General) and Pan American, Blair operated Antilles Air Boats, a charter air service in the Caribbean. While piloting a regularly scheduled flight between St. Croix and St. Thomas, the aircraft crashed claiming Blair's life and those of three of his passengers.
General:
Note: Mr. Blair's converted P-51, Excalibur III, is in the collections of the National Air and Space Museum, and will be on display at the Udvar-Hazy Center at Dulles, Virginia, USA.
NASMrev
Provenance:
Maureen O'Hara Blair, gift, 1999, 1999-0042, unknown
Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Topic:
Aeronautics  Search this
Aeronautics, Military  Search this
Aeronautics, Commercial -- United States  Search this
Rohrbach Ro III Rotri Flying Boat  Search this
Harmon International Trophy  Search this
Periodicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Correspondence
Photographs
Identifier:
NASM.1999.0042
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg29307d2ef-6680-4759-b3f1-ba6c668cce43
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nasm-1999-0042
Online Media:

Dallas -- Mockingbird Farms

Landscape architect:
Fields, Paul  Search this
Fultan, Duncan T.  Search this
Provenance:
Founders Garden Club of Dallas  Search this
Collection Creator:
Garden Club of America  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Mockingbird Farms (Dallas, Texas)
United States of America -- Texas -- Dallas County -- Dallas
Scope and Contents:
The folder includes worksheets, building and landscape plans, blog excerpts, and other information.
General:
Mockingbird Farms operates as a community of friends, the result of a unique combination of a private home and a community garden. The home was built in 1990 and the garden was later established in 2008 after a neighboring plot of land became available. Rather than being subdivided into individual plots, the garden is managed as a single shared plot (humorously referred to as the "communist plot") that also serves as a gathering space for social events as well as a community garden. The members of the garden community share in experimenting with gardening techniques and communicate with each other through a private blog that allows them to coordinate planting and harvesting efforts and to plan social gatherings.
Persons associated with the garden include: Paul Fields, Lambert Landscape Company (landscape architect, 2000, 2008); and Duncan Fultan (landscape architect, 2009).
Related Materials:
Mockingbird Farms related holdings consist of 1 folder (15 35mm slides (photographs); 6 photographic prints)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- Texas -- Dallas  Search this
Community gardens  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, The Garden Club of America collection.
Identifier:
AAG.GCA, File TX102
See more items in:
The Garden Club of America collection
The Garden Club of America collection / Series 1: United States Garden Images / Texas
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6453ca1a1-4c40-41b2-bdfa-d35c19ff1bc8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-gca-ref13487
Online Media:

Hep Cats

Designer:
Suzie Zuzek, American, 1920–2011  Search this
Medium:
Medium: silk Technique: hand screen printed on plain weave
Dimensions:
H x W: 78.7 × 79.4 cm (31 in. × 31 1/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Scarf
Object Name:
Scarf
Made in:
USA
Date:
1970
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Shinkle
Accession Number:
2021-2-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq432cf0f9f-f1e1-4f32-a159-9aeec51c1923
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2021-2-1

Dragon Fly

Designer:
Suzie Zuzek, American, 1920–2011  Search this
Medium:
Medium: polyester, cotton Technique: hand screen printed
Dimensions:
H x W: 335.3 × 115.6 cm (11 ft. × 45 1/2 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
USA
Date:
1962–1963
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Shinkle
Accession Number:
2021-2-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4acfe0a81-a54b-4e08-bc5e-81875a5e3b5a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2021-2-2

Sweet Corn

Designer:
Suzie Zuzek, American, 1920–2011  Search this
Medium:
Medium: polyester, cotton Technique: hand screen printed
Dimensions:
H x W: 63.5 × 113.7 cm (25 in. × 44 3/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
USA
Date:
1973
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Shinkle
Accession Number:
2021-2-3
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq41b7c5128-8f8d-4dd4-b2b5-950cf5f03d50
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2021-2-3

Key West Wicker

Designer:
Suzie Zuzek, American, 1920–2011  Search this
Medium:
Medium: polyester, cotton Technique: hand screen printed
Dimensions:
H x W: 219.7 × 114.3 cm (7 ft. 2 1/2 in. × 45 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
USA
Date:
1967
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Shinkle
Accession Number:
2021-2-4
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq497e9962b-c6d5-4419-9219-8e8664e9b23e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2021-2-4

Shells n' Sand

Designer:
Suzie Zuzek, American, 1920–2011  Search this
Medium:
Medium: polyester, cotton Technique: hand screen printed
Dimensions:
H x W: 245.1 × 114.9 cm (8 ft. 1/2 in. × 45 1/4 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
USA
Date:
1975
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Shinkle
Accession Number:
2021-2-5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq457f08cc6-acd0-4b12-8f4c-3f3721469aa8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2021-2-5

Lilly's Tigers

Designer:
Suzie Zuzek, American, 1920–2011  Search this
Medium:
Medium: polyester, cotton Technique: hand screen printed
Dimensions:
H x W: 96.5 × 113 cm (38 in. × 44 1/2 in.)
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Object Name:
Textile
Made in:
USA
Date:
1967
Credit Line:
Gift of Marguerite Shinkle
Accession Number:
2021-2-6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq425a733e3-8f4a-43d7-84ba-fec9876a1930
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2021-2-6

Filigree

Designer:
Dorothy Cole Ruddick, American, 1925 - 2010  Search this
Producer:
Knoll Textiles, (New York, New York, USA, founded 1947)  Search this
Medium:
Medium: rayon Technique: screen printed on plain weave Label: screen printed rayon
Dimensions:
H x W: 101.6 x 45.7 cm (40 x 18 in.) approx.
Type:
costume & accessories
Dress
Object Name:
Dress
Designed in:
USA
Date:
introduced 1950
Credit Line:
Gift of Abby, Lisa and Margie Ruddick
Accession Number:
2021-43-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq41db74819-089e-4a5b-935f-1209bea52f44
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_2021-43-1

1800 - 1850 Pieced Quilt with a variety of block patterns

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton, linen (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 98 in x 96 in; 248 cm x 244 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: New England
Date made:
1800-1850
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Stephens
ID Number:
1981.0417.04
Catalog number:
1981.0417.04
Accession number:
1981.0417
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-bc18-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556175

Cook Labs records

Creator:
Cook Labs  Search this
Cook, Emory, 1913-2002  Search this
Names:
Cook Labs  Search this
Extent:
6.3 Cubic feet (Phonograph albums)
63.5 Cubic feet (Open-reel tapes)
8.75 Cubic feet (Business records)
78.55 Cubic feet
Culture:
Afro-Caribbean cults  Search this
10th Naval District Steel Band  Search this
Almerico, Tony, 1905-  Search this
American Indians  Search this
Animal sounds  Search this
Audio Engineering Society  Search this
Ast, Anita  Search this
Bach, Johann Sebastian, 1685-1750  Search this
Beethoven, Ludwig van, 1770-1827  Search this
Big Shell Band  Search this
Boston Chorale  Search this
Brahms, Johannes, 1833-1897  Search this
Brokenshire, Norman, 1898-1965  Search this
Brundage, Al (Alfred)  Search this
Brute Force Band  Search this
Camp, Red  Search this
Carroll, Jimmy  Search this
Crowley, Daniel J., 1921-  Search this
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Photographic prints
Business records
Artifacts
Contracts
Phonograph records
Correspondence
Christmas music
Place:
Cuba
West Indies -- Lesser Antilles
Caribbean Area
Antigua
Barbuda
Amazon River Region
Benítez (Venezuela)
Baja California (Mexico : Peninsula)
Brazil
Connecticut
Cuba
Haiti
Date:
1908-2002, bulk 1948-1965
Summary:
The Cook Labs records, which date from 1939-2002, document the activities of audio engineer Emory Cook and his label Cook Labs. The contents include business records, materials relating to recording artists, photographs, and production materials, as well as phonograph records, master recordings and unpublished recordings produced by or associated with the Cook Labs label. The collection also contains two interviews conducted with Emory Cook in 1990: one by Jeff Place and one by Anthony Seeger and Nicholas Spitzer. There are several physical objects relating to Cook Labs including a bag of powdered vinyl, a binaural playing arm, and a condenser microphone.
Scope and Contents note:
There are two primary components of the Cook Labs records: the records, master tapes and other audio recordings, and the related paper files.

The Cook Labs records contains about 150 of the 200 released Cook recordings, and 739 master tapes. In addition, there are 330 unpublished tapes.

The the paper files include acquisition materials; business correspondence; recording reports; various production notes on records produced; news articles both about and by Emory Cook and Cook Labs; copyright, licensing, and trademark materials; photographs, correspondence, contracts, and other materials relating to recording artists; production materials for each Cook Labs release; and other miscellany. Many contracts are signed by both Cook Labs and the artist. Correspondence is primarily between business associates.

Two interviews were done with Emory Cook in 1990: one by Jeff Place and one by Anthony Seeger and Nicholas Spitzer; both interviews are included in the Cook Labs records.

There are several physical objects relating to Cook Labs including a bag of powdered vinyl, a binaural playing arm, and a condenser microphone.
Arrangement note:
Many of the items in this list have been assigned an accession number, and like materials have been grouped together to create seven series:

Series 1: Business Papers, 1939-1990

Series 2: Recording Artists, 1949-1981, bulk 1950-1959

Series 3: Photographs, undated, 1957

Series 4: Production files, 1948-1995, bulk 1952-1963

Series 5: Objects, undated, 1908-1964

Series 6: Audio Interviews, 1990

Series 7: Audio Recordings
Biographical/Historical note:
Emory Cook (1913-2002) is widely regarded as a highly influencial audio engineer. Born and raised in Albany, New York, he joined the Army Air Corps in 1932. After his discharge in 1934 he obtained his degree from Cornell University and began working for Western Electric in the Audio Engineering Force. During World War II, while still at Western Electric, Cook supervised the creation of a fire-controlled radar "Trainer," for which he received a Commendation from the Service.

In the late 1940's, convinced he could do better than what was on the market, Cook began experimenting with making his own audio equipment. Cook Laboratories was started in 1945 when he developed a new cutting head to be used in record production. Future development of equipment brought about the discovery that he could record frequencies as high as 20,000 hertz, more than any other recording company at the time. He cut a record of piano and organ music to demonstrate this discovery, and took it to the 1949 Audio Fair in New York. When he demonstrated the record with the hopes to sell the recording equipment, he found that people were much more interested in buying the record itself. Shortly after, Sounds of Our Times, later called Cook Records, was born.

Cook Records collected many different sounds and was mostly aimed at the devoted high-fidelity listener. Cook believed that hearing was a sense often overlooked by people, and he wanted listeners of his albums to be able to hear things they might otherwise miss. In a New Yorker profile by Daniel Lang in 1956, Cook claimed that hearing was "always being kicked aside in favor of sight… There's a time and a place for everything, and that includes sound." In order to encourage listening, he put out many albums full of everyday sounds, such as Voice of the Sea, an album of noises of the ocean and Eye of the Storm, recorded during a thunderstorm. One of the most successful albums was Rail Dynamics, an album of steam trains pulling in and out of a station.

Cook Records also produced traditional music albums from its plant in Stamford, Connecticut. The label produced everything from organ music to folk, flamenco guitar, calypso and steel band. Cook had little interest in name musicians and instead searched high and low for anything he thought might be an interesting contribution to his label. He even invited listeners to send in their favorite sounds, some of which he eventually recorded.

Cook had such a large interest in Calypso music that he set up a second pressing plant in Port-of-Spain, Trinidad. There he pressed calypso and steel band music for both a Trinidadian and American audience, and most albums sold well in both countries.

In addition to the wide range of music Cook recorded, he was also an inventor. It was Cook who first came up with the idea of pressing records with powdered, rather than solid, vinyl, a technique he dubbed "microfusion." This technique not only saved money, but cut out many of the traditional crackles and pops associated with records.

He also developed the binaural system of recording and playing records, which he thought was superior to the more commonly used stereo method. Binaural was more precise than stereo, and it required placing two microphones six inches apart, approximately the space between two ears, during the recording. It was then played back with a special two-needle playing arm. Binaural recordings were thought by Cook to best duplicate the original sound.

Emory Cook died at the age of 89 in 2002 after a long hospitalization.
COOK RECORDINGS - NUMERICAL LISTING:
001 20,000 Cycle Demo (1949) COOK00001

002 Night Rain and Surf COOK00002

003 Specimen Heart Beats COOK00003

004 Katydids, Frogs and Forrest Birds

E101 Grenada Stories and Songs (1957-58) COOK00101

E102 Amazon Sound: Yacu River Tribes (Rituals and Rites) (1954) COOK00102

E103 Music of St. Lucia (1953) COOK00103

E104 Rada (1958) COOK00104

E105 JOSE RAMON FORTUNE AND OLGA MAYNARD Nancy Stories (1956) COOK00105

106 Afro-West Indian Cultural Practices (1957-58) COOK00106

107 ESCOLA DE SAMBA DE BRAZIL The Boli, The Cocolute, and Brazil (1957-58) COOK00107

901 Steelband Jump Up Boys Town, Tropical Harmony, Silvertone COOK00901

904 THE ESSO STEEL BAND Esso Steelband of Bermuda (1958) COOK0904

906 LORD MELODY Lord Melody Sings Calypso (1958-59) COOK00906

911 TOM CHARLES AND HIS SYNCOPATER ORCHESTRA Fete for So! (1959) COOK00911

914 LORD MELODY Again! Lord Melody Sings Calypso (1957-58) COOK00914

916 Calypso Cross Section Young Killer, The Mighty Bomber, Small Island Pride, The Mighty Wrangler (1957-58) COOK00916

920 THE MIGHTY SPARROW King Sparrow's Calypso Carnival (1959) COOK00920

927 LORD MELODY Calypso through the Looking Glass (1959) COOK00927

928 CLARENCE CURVAN His Drums, His Orchestra COOK00928

930 Belly to Belly Clarence Curvan, Johnny Gomez, Tom Charles, Fitz Vaughn Bryan (1960-61) COOK00930

931 LORD MELODY Lord Melody, 1962 COOK0931

1000 TITUS MOODY DDDs of Binaural (1952) COOK01000

1011 The Christmas Music Box (1950) COOK01011

1012 Music Boxes of Long Ago (1950) COOK01012

1013 CHARLIE MAGNANTE Accordion Pops Concert (1954-55) COOK01013

1014 CHARLIE MAGNANTE AND LaVERGNE SMITH His and Hers (1954-55) COOK01014

1020 SAM ESKIN Sam Eskin's Songs of All Time COOK01020

1021 GROUPE MI-O Un Ti Bo (1958) COOK01021

1022 LAVINIA WILLIAMS' GROUPE FOLKLORIQUE Haiti Confidential (1958) COOK01022

1023 The Ramayana (Hindu Ceremony) (1961) COOK01023

1024 GUSTAVO ZEPOLI Concert Guitar (1954) COOK01024

1025 SEAN McGONIGAL AND ST. COLUMCILLE'S UNITED GAELIC PIPE BAND Kilts on Parade (1950) COOK01025

1026 ANITA AST AND THE VIENNA KONZERTSCHRAMMEREIN Inside Vienna (1952) COOK01026

1027 CARLOS MONTOYA AND THE JOSE GRECO TROUPE Fiesta Flamenca (1952) COOK01027

1028 CARLOS MONTOYA Montoya (1952) COOK01028

1030 EDWARD VITO The Harp (1951) COOK01030

1031 EDWARD AND JOSEPH VITO Dual Harp (1951) COOK01031

1032 RUTH WELCOME AND DICK MARTA Zither and Cimbalom (1951) COOK01032

1035 Barrelhouse Piano (1950) COOK01035

1036 FRANK GLAZER Liszt's Paganini Variations (1952) COOK01036

1037 GRETA AND JOSEF DICHLER Two Famous European Pianos (1952) COOK01037

1038 SAMUEL SORIN Piano: The Romantic Fabric (1953) COOK01038

1039 LEONID HAMBRO A Perspective of Beethoven (1953) COOK01039

1040 Steel Band Clash Brute Force Steel Band, Big Shell Band, and Hell Gate Band (1955)

1041 JIMMY CARROLL PERCUSSION EMSEMBLE WITH RED CAMP Speed the Parting Guest (1953) and The Hot Tempered Clavichord (1957) COOK01041

1042 BRUTE FORCE STEEL BAND Brute Force Steel Band of Antigua with Big Shell Band (1955) COOK01042

1043 Three Rituals (1955) COOK01043

1044 The Compleat In Fidelytie: Sounds Natural and Unnatural (1956) COOK01044

1045 Drums of Trinidad (1956) COOK01045

1046 Champion Steel Bands of Trinidad The Highlanders, Southern All Stars, The Katzenjammers, others (1957) COOK01046

1047 THE KATZENJAMMERS The Enchanted Steelband (1957) COOK01047

1048 BRUTE FORCE STEEL BAND Music to Awaken the Ballroom Beast (1957) COOK01048

1049 BRUTE FORCE STEEL BAND Beauty and the Brute Force (1957) COOK01049

1050 MICHAEL CHESHIRE The Pipe Organ, volume 1 (1952) COOK01050

1051 MICHAEL CHESHIRE The Pipe Organ, volume 2 (1952) COOK01051

1052 REGINALD FOORT Percussion and Pedal, volume 3 (1952) COOK01052

1053 REGINALD FOORT Reginald Foort at the Mosque, volume 4 (1952) COOK01053

1054 REGINALD FOORT Organ in Symphony Hall, volume 1 (1954) COOK01054

1055 REGINALD FOORT Organ in Symphony Hall, volume 2 (1954) COOK01055

1056 ALFONSO VEGA NUÑEZ Morelia Cathedral Organ (1954) COOK01056

1057 REGINALD FOORT Foort Pops (1956) COOK01057

1058 REGINALD FOORT Waltz and Ballet: The Mosque Organ (1956) COOK01058

1059 REGINALD FOORT Intermission at the Mosque (1956) COOK01059

1060 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Brahms First Symphony (1954) COOK01060

1061 FESTIVAL CASALS ORCHESTRA Hector Campos Parsi (1958) COOK01061

1062 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Stravinsky, Villa Lobos, and Bach (1955) COOK01062

1063 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Debussy (1955) COOK01063

1064 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Masterpieces of the Dance (1955) COOK01064

1065 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Mozart Symphony No. 40 (1955) COOK01065

1066 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Masterpieces of the Theater (1955) COOK01066

1067 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Beethoven Symphony No. 5 (1955) COOK01067

1068 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON New Orchestral Society of Boston (1966) COOK01068

1069 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Haydn Symphony No. 100: Military (1966) COOK01069

1070 Rail Dynamics: Steam Locomotives and Train Sounds (1950-54) COOK01070

1071 Burlesque Uncensored (1954) COOK01071

1072 Jump-up Carnival: Calypso Tent (1956) COOK01072

1073 Holy Week: Malaga (Spain) (1961) COOK01073

1074 Benevolent Society for the Preservation of Ancient Rhymes and Limerix Limerick Party COOK01074

1075 Voices of the Sky: Propellers and Jets (1957) COOK01075

1077 Voice of the Storm (1957-58) COOK01077

1078 A Double Barrel Blast: High Cost of Dying and Computer Conversations (1962) COOK01078

1079 Tour of High Fidelity (1965) COOK01079

1080 TRIO LEONES Trio Leones of Cabrito (1954) COOK01080

1081 LaVERGNE SMITH LaVergne Smith (01014B plus) (1954) COOK01081

1082 Le Jazz Primitif from Trinidad Rupert Clemendore and John Buddy Williams (1961) COOK01082

1083 Jawbone of an Ass: Musica de Cuba (1955) COOK01083

1084 SID DAVILLA AND FREDDIE KOHLMAN'S BAND WITH RED CAMP Blowout at Mardi Gras (1955) COOK01084

1085 TONY ALMERICO'S PARISIAN ROOM BAND Clambake on Bourbon Street (1954-55) COOK01085

1086 WILLIE RODRIGUEZ The Drums of Rodriguez (1953) COOK01086

1087 RED CAMP Camp Inventions: Jazz Piano and Zither Music (1955) COOK01087

1088 RED CAMP Red Camp Horizontal (1954) COOK01088

1089 RED CAMP Red Camp Upright (1954) COOK01089

1090 ARTHUR BILLINGS HUNT Arthur Billings Hunt Sings Hymns (1950) COOK01090

1091 ARTHUR BILLINGS HUNT Hunt Sings Old Favorites (1950) COOK01091

1092 HUFSTADER SINGERS Hufstader Singers (1953) COOK01092

1094 REGINALD FOORT AND THE BOSTON CHORALE The Seven Last Words of Christ (1954) COOK01094

1095 ST. JOHN'S RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHOIR Russian Christmas (Spring Valley, New York) (1961) COOK01095

1096 ST. JOHN'S RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHOIR Russian Easter Midnight Service (Spring Valley, New York) (1961) COOK01096

1097 ST. JOHN'S RUSSIAN ORTHODOX CHOIR St. John's Russian Orthodox Choir (1961) COOK01097

1101 THE INVADERS FROM ST. CROIX Steel Band in San Juan (1964) COOK01101

1102 10TH NAVAL DISTRICT STEEL BAND New Paths for Steel Band (1965) COOK01102

1120 BENITEZ-VALENCIA TRIO Ecuador (1958) COOK01120

1121 Island in the Moonlight Trio Los Rubies, Grupo Paquito Lopez Cruz, Las Hermanas Colón, Martita Cuadrado (1958) COOK01121

1122 Hellish Calypso King Fighter, The Mighty Bomber, others (1962) COOK01122

1123 Calypso Atrocities King Fighter, The Mighty Bomber, others COOK01123

1124 HAYWIRE MAC McCook LabsINTOCK Haywire Mac (1951) COOK01124

1125 LORD MYRTLE, CECIL MITCHEL, AND JAMES CONVERY Calypso Jamaica (1960) COOK01125

1126 THE MIGHTY SPARROW Sparrow in Hi-Fi (1963) COOK01126

1127 STEVE CAMACHO Folk and Other Songs (1962) COOK01127

1131 BRUCE PRINCE-JOSEPH The Pedal Harpsichord (1953) COOK01131

1132 SHINCHI YUIZE The Japanese Koto (1955) COOK01132

1133 RED CAMP The New Clavichord (1957) COOK01133

1134 LUIS BONFA Guitar in Brazil (1959) COOK01134

1140 Steelband Promenade Brute Force Steel Band, The Merrymakers, Southern All Stars (1958) COOK01140

1150 BILL FLOYD The King of Organs (1957) COOK01150

1151 REGINALD FOORT The Theatre Organ, volume 2 COOK01151

1152 REGINALD FOORT The Theatre Organ, volume 3 COOK01152

1154 REGINALD FOORT The Theatre Organ, volume 5 COOK01154

1155 REGINALD FOORT The Theatre Organ, volume 6 COOK01155

1156 REGINALD FOORT The Baroque Organ, volume 1 COOK01156

1157 REGINALD FOORT The Baroque Organ, volume 2 COOK01157

1169 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Tchaikovsky: Romeo and Juliet, Serenade for Strings (1962) COOK01169

1180 Dance Calypso Johnny Gomez Band, Small Island Pride, Dictator, others (1956) COOK01180

1181 LIZZIE MILES Lizzie Miles Buglin' Sam DeKemel and the Parisian All Stars (1954-55) COOK01181

1182 LIZZIE MILES Moans and Blues Red Camp and Tony Almerico's All Stars (1956) COOK01182

1183 LIZZIE MILES Hot Songs My Mother Taught Me Red Camp, Tony Almerico's All Stars, Albert French (1956) COOK01183

1184 LIZZIE MILES Torchy Lullabies My Mother Sang Me Red Camp and Tony Almerico's All Stars (1956) COOK01184

1185 Calypso Kings and Pink Gin: Trinidad Carnival Tent Lord Melody, The Might Sparrow, others (1957) COOK01185

1186 ENSEMBLE AUX CALEBASSES Meringue (1958) COOK01186

1187 A Night at the Tropicoro Juan Luis, Oswaldo Seda, and Lito Peña Band (1959) COOK01187

1188 Dirty Jazz from Down South: Trinidadian Instrumentals (1958) COOK01188

1189 Calypso Exposed Lord Melody, Brute Force Steel Band, King Sparrow, The Mighty Cypher, and Skipper (1961) COOK01189

1280 Caribbean Limbo Music Rupert Clemendore Orchestra, Cyril Diaz Orchestra, others COOK01280

1281 Songs from the Garden of Love Jefferson-Jones' Orchestra COOK01281

1282 Italian Moom Jefferson-Jones' Orchestra COOK01282

2004 Tour of Stereo (1958) COOK02004

2066 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Masterpieces of the Dance, volume 3 COOK02066

2070 Aboard a Fast Express / Jet Dynamics COOK02070

4057 REGINALD FOORT The Theater Organ COOK04057

4069 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Hayden Military Symphony COOK04069

5001 American Storytellers, Volume 1 Harry Wass, Master Marriner's Association (1952) COOK05001

5002 K.C. DOUGLAS K.C. Douglas (1952) COOK05002

5003 Caribeana: Hidden Music from the Caribbean (1949) COOK05003

5004 TIRORO Tiroro: Haitian Drummer (1948) COOK05004

5005 RED CAMP Camp Has a Ball (1954) COOK05005

5006 AL BRUNDAGE Square Dance (1951) COOK05006

5007 Mexican Marimba Band (1954) COOK05007

5008 American Storytellers, Volume 2 John Hawley Cook (1954) COOK05008

5009 American Storytellers, Volume 3 Captain Charles A. Chace, Matthew Richards (1954) COOK05009

5010 Calliope, Carousel, and Hand Organ (1953) COOK05010

5011 Voice of the Sea (1954) COOK05011

5012 Earthquake (1953) COOK05012

5013 Ionosphere (1955) COOK05013

5014 Mariachi Music of Mexico (1954) COOK05014

5015 Mexican Firecrackers (1951) COOK05015

5016 Calypso Lore and Legend (1956) COOK05016

5017 Bamboo-tamboo, Bongo, and Belair (1956) COOK05017

5018 East Indian Drums of Tunapuna, Trinidad (1956) COOK05018

5019 ALONZO CRUZ Blind Troubadour of Oaxaca (1956) COOK05019

5020 Epilogue to the String Band Tradition (1956) COOK05020

5022 ABCs of Hi Fi COOK05022

5025 BUCKMINSTER FULLER Buckminster Fuller Speaks His Mind COOK05025

5050 NORMAN BROKENSHIRE Radio Moscow and the Western Hemisphere COOK05050

5051 FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT The Four Inaugural Addresses COOK05051

6061 BUCKMINSTER FULLER The Clock Is Stopping COOK06061

8374 BUCKMINSTER FULLER Dymaxion Ditties: Buckminster Fuller Sings COOK08374

10001 Sound Effects, volume 1 COOK10001

10002 Sound Effects, volume 2 COOK10002

10003 Sound Effects, volume 3 COOK10003

10120 Music Boxes, Carousels, and Hand Organs (01012 and 05010) (1950-53) COOK10120

10248 The Voice of Mexico Gustavo Zepoli, Trio Leones (01024 and 01080) (1954) COOK10248

10251 SEAN McGONIGAL AND ST. COLUMCILLE'S UNITED GAELIC PIPE BAND Kilts on Parade (01025 plus solos) (1950-53) COOK10251

10271 CARLOS MONTOYA AND THE JOSE GRECO TROUPE Fiesta Flamenca (selections from 01027 and 01028) (1952) COOK10271

10289 CARLOS MONTOYA Montoya (selections from 01028 plus) (1952) COOK10289

10301 EDWARD AND JOSEPH VITO The Harp (selections from 01030 and 01031 plus) (1951-54) COOK10301

10326 Cafe Continental Ruth Welcome, Dick Marta, and Anita Ast (selections from 01026 and 01032) (1951-52) COOK10326

10350 Nickelodion and Calliope (selections from 01035 and 05010) (1950-53) COOK10350

10500 REGINALD FOORT The Theater Organ COOK10500

10501 MICHAEL CHESHIRE Pipe Organ in the Mosque (selections from 01050 and 01051) (1952) COOK10501

10523 REGINALD FOORT Percussion and Pedal (selections from 01052 and 01053) (1952) COOK10523

10545 REGINALD FOORT The Organ at Symphony Hall (01054 plus) (1954) COOK10545

10579 REGINALD FOORT Foort Pops (selections from 01057 and 01058) (1956) COOK10579

10646 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Tempo Vivace: Symphonic Masterpieces of Dance & Theater (selections from 01064 and 01066) (1955-56) COOK010646

10657 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Two Classical Symphonies: Mozart Symphony No. 40, Beethoven Symphony No. 5 (01065 and 01067) (1955) COOK10657

10659 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Two Classical Symphonies: Mozart Symphony No. 40, Haydn Symphony No. 100 (01065 and 01069) (1955-56) COOK10659

10683 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Modern Orchestral Textures (01068 and 01063) (1955) COOK10683

10850 RUPERT Cook LabsEMENDORE BAND Le Jazz Trinidad COOK10850

10867 Before and After Willie Rodriguez (selections from 01086 and 05007) (1953-54) COOK010867

10889 RED CAMP Horizontal & Upright & Downright & Dunright (01088 and 01089) (1954) COOK10889

10890 The Castiliane Johnny Gomez Band, John Buddy Williams Band, Girl Pat Steel Band, And Grand Curacaye String Orchestra (1956) COOK10890

11312 BRUCE PRINCE-JOSEPH AND HUFSTADER SINGERS The Forgotten Pedal Harpsichord and Hufstader Singers (01131 and 01092) (1953) COOK11312

11815 TONY ALMERICO'S PARISIAN ROOM BAND AND LIZZIE MILES Clambake on Bourbon Street (1954-55) COOK11815

50130 Tour of Cook Labs COOK50130

70889 RED CAMP Popular Piano and Combo COOK70889

80134 LUIZ BONFA Waterfall: Guitar COOK80134

80417 MARIMBA ORCHESTRA Waterfall: Children's Music COOK80417

80680 NEW ORCHESTRAL SOCIETY OF BOSTON Waterfall: Symphonic COOK80680

XX1 Audio Follies Sampler COOK00XX1

XX2 Calypso Jazz Sampler COOK00XX2

Series 10 Cook Series 10 COOK_Series10

Series 30 Cook Series 30 COOK_Series30

Series 60 Cook Series 60 COOK_Series60

Series 70 Cook Series 70 COOK_Series70

Series 80 Cook Series 80 COOK_Series80

Series 90 Cook Series 90 COOK_Series90

Series 100 Cook Series 100 COOK_Series100

Series 300 Cook Series 300 COOK_Series300

Series 301 Cook Series 301 COOK_Series301

Series 302 Cook Series 302 COOK_Series302

Series 303 Cook Series 303 COOK_Series303
Provenance:
The Smithsonian Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections acquired the Cook Labs Records in 1990, when Emory and Martha Cook donated their company records to the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Anthony Seeger, then Director of Smithsonian Folkways Records, received a call from Mr. Cook in the summer of 1989 offering to donate the Cook label to the Smithsonian. Dr. Seeger visited him in August of that year to view the contents of the collection, and the Smithsonian received custody of the collection in May 1990. In return for the donation from Mr. Cook, the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage agreed to keep the record titles available and to store the papers in the archives.
Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Topic:
Popular music -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Wit and humor  Search this
Calypso (Music)  Search this
Folk music -- Caribbean Area  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Sounds  Search this
Music -- 18th century  Search this
Folk music -- United States  Search this
Jazz -- Louisiana -- New Orleans  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Accordion music  Search this
Airplane sounds  Search this
Audio equipment industry  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Bonfá, Luiz  Search this
Calypso (Music)  Search this
Burlesque (Theater)  Search this
Calliope music  Search this
Calypso (Music)--Trinidad and Tobago  Search this
Campos Parsi, Héctor, 1922-  Search this
Catholicism  Search this
Christianity  Search this
Christmas  Search this
Cimbalom and zither music  Search this
Clavichord  Search this
Clemendore, Rupert  Search this
Drum  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes
Photographic prints
Business records
Artifacts
Contracts
Phonograph records
Correspondence
Christmas music
Citation:
Cook Labs records, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.COOK
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Cook Labs records
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
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Clayton Bailey papers, ca. 1960-2020

Creator:
Bailey, Clayton, 1939-2020  Search this
Bailey, Betty, 1939-2019  Search this
Bailey, Clayton, 1939-2020  Search this
Subject:
Zack, David  Search this
Cumming, Robert  Search this
Gilhooly, David  Search this
Pyron, Bernard  Search this
Ratajczak, Robert  Search this
Rossol, Monona  Search this
Scanga, Italo  Search this
Wilson, S. Clay  Search this
Wonders of the World Museum  Search this
Topic:
Glazing (Ceramics)  Search this
Ceramics -- Technique  Search this
Ceramics -- Equipment and supplies  Search this
Ceramics -- Study and teaching  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5836
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208676
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Theme:
Art Materials, Techniques, and Studio Art Education
Lives of American Artists
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Joyce Scott papers, 1914-2019, bulk 1970s-2000s

Creator:
Scott, Joyce J. (Joyce Jane), 1948-  Search this
Scott, Joyce J. (Joyce Jane), 1948-  Search this
Subject:
Scott, Elizabeth Talford  Search this
Type:
Performances (creative events)
Sketchbooks
Interviews
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Photograph albums
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
African American quiltmakers  Search this
Women performance artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Women jewelers  Search this
Theme:
African American  Search this
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)21713
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)398529
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Theme:
African American
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Caroline Winn Memorial Mourning Picture; Susan Winn; ca. 1816

Maker:
Winn, Susan  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (ground material)
wood, gilded (frame material)
glass (mat material)
chenille (threads material)
gold spangles (overall color)
blue-green (overall color)
browns (overall color)
grey-green (overall color)
ivory (overall color)
satin, long and short, stem and couching stitches used (joint piece production method or technique)
gilded wood with rope turning (frame production method or technique)
embroidery (overall production method/technique)
silk (thread material)
Measurements:
average spatial: 25 1/4 in x 25 1/4 in; 64.135 cm x 64.135 cm
Object Name:
embroidered picture
Other Terms:
embroidered picture; Circa 1815; Memorial to Carolyn Winn
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Lititz
Date made:
ca 1816
Associated dates:
1938
Related Publication:
Dillmont, Thérèse de. Assisi Embroideries
Lubar, Steven, and Kathleen M. Kendrick. Legacies: Collecting America's History at the Smithsonian
Ring, Betty. Girlhood Embroidery, American Samplers & Pictorial Needlework
Herr , Patricia T.. "The Ornamental Branches," Needlework and Arts from the Lititz Moravian Girls' School Between 1800 and 1865
Credit Line:
Gift of Albert Adsit Clemons
ID Number:
TE.T08266
Catalog number:
T08266
Accession number:
148588
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Religion
Art
Embroidered Pictures
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-cdcc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1148275
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Tamarind Lithography Workshop

Collection Creator:
Nevelson, Louise, 1899-1988  Search this
Extent:
(Not scanned in entirety)
Container:
Box 3, Folder 50
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1963
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of this collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website, with the exception of the 2017 addition. Use of material not digitized requires an appointment.
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:
Louise Nevelson papers, circa 1903-1982. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Louise Nevelson papers
Louise Nevelson papers / Series 3: Subject Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9a45a04e7-22fc-46f9-a4b4-3ee22b8e6faa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-neveloui-ref133
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Printed and processed materials

Collection Correspondent:
Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978  Search this
Boas, Franz, 1858-1942  Search this
Wallis, Ruth Sawtell, 1895-1978  Search this
Wagley, Charles, 1913-1991  Search this
Lopez, Salvador  Search this
Little, Kenneth  Search this
Wilson, Maggie  Search this
Whitecloud, Thomas St. Germain  Search this
Henry, Jules, 1904-1969  Search this
Hellman, Ellen  Search this
Haugen, Einar  Search this
Gough, Kathleen  Search this
Lewis, Oscar  Search this
Kaberry, Phyllis Mary, 1910-  Search this
Imes, Elmer Samuel, 1883-1941  Search this
Strong, William Duncan, 1899-1962  Search this
Steyn, Anna F.  Search this
Spier, Leslie, 1893-1961  Search this
Stefansson, Vilhjalmur, 1879-1962  Search this
Solecki, Ralph S.  Search this
Sparta, Francisco  Search this
Rubin, Joan  Search this
Rubin, Vera  Search this
Rodnick, David  Search this
Rogers, Edward S.  Search this
Ritzenthaler, Robert E. (Robert Eugene), 1911-1980  Search this
Roberts, Robert W.  Search this
Ramo, Arthur  Search this
Richards, Audrey  Search this
Preston, Richard J.  Search this
Verger, Pierre  Search this
Vennum, Thomas  Search this
Topash, Mary  Search this
Topash, Joe  Search this
Teskey, Lynn  Search this
Taylor, Beryl  Search this
Tanner, Helen Hornbeck  Search this
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957  Search this
Quain, Buell H. (Buell Halvor), 1912-1939  Search this
Dunning, William  Search this
Douglas, William A.  Search this
Eggan, Fred, 1906-1991  Search this
Edmondson, Munro S.  Search this
Black, Mary B.  Search this
Benedict, Ruth, 1887-1948  Search this
Domengeaux, James  Search this
Feldman, Albert G.  Search this
Feder, Norman  Search this
Gacs, Ute  Search this
Franklin, John Hope  Search this
Ewers, John C. (John Canfield), 1909-1997  Search this
Erickson, Vincent O.  Search this
Falk, Minna R.  Search this
Faitlovitch, V.  Search this
Alberto Torres, Heloisa  Search this
Buck, Pearl  Search this
Bruce, Harold E.  Search this
Borri, Rina  Search this
Boggs, Stephen Taylor  Search this
Arensberg, Conrad M. (Conrad Maynadier), 1910-1997  Search this
Baldus, Herbert  Search this
Barnouw, Victor  Search this
Bateson, Mary Catherine  Search this
Lurie, Nancy Oestreich  Search this
Malherbe, E.G.  Search this
Marks, Eli S.  Search this
Masha, Louise  Search this
Maslow, Will  Search this
Masquat, Joseph M.  Search this
Mayer, Kurt B.  Search this
McWilliams, Carey  Search this
Bunche, Ralph J.  Search this
Carneiro, Edison  Search this
Chilver, E. M.  Search this
Chilver, Richard  Search this
Clifton, James A.  Search this
Colson, Elizabeth F.  Search this
Daveron, Alexander  Search this
Lowenfeld, Margaret, 1890-1973  Search this
Officer, James E.  Search this
Odum, Howard W.  Search this
Park, Alice  Search this
Paredes, Anthony  Search this
Paton, Alan, 1903-1988  Search this
Park, George  Search this
Prado, Idabel do  Search this
Peschel, Keewaydinoquay M.  Search this
Merwe, Hendrik W. van der  Search this
Murphy, Robert Francis  Search this
Messing, Simon D.  Search this
Neumann, Anita  Search this
Nef, Evelyn Stefansson  Search this
Nocktonick, Louise  Search this
Neumann, Walter  Search this
Collection Creator:
Landes, Ruth, 1908-1991  Search this
Container:
Box 45
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
-California Migrant Ministry, "Farm Labor Experience Survey," 1960 (mimeograph)

-Council of Mexican American Affairs, Program for Conference on education and the Mexican American community, Los Angeles, 1963 (mimeograph)

-Marcos de Leon, "Wanted: a new educational philosophy for the Mexican American," reprint from California journal of secondary education, v. 54, no 7 (1959 November), pp. 398-402 (printed)

-Virginia H. DuPrez, "A technique for integration of a minority bilingual group" (mimeograph)

-George I. Sanchez, "The crux of the dual language handicap," reproduced from New Mexico school review (1954 March), pp. 13-15, 38 (mimeograph)

-Silex Defense Committee (El Paso, Texas), "Facts relative to deportation proceedings brought against Humberto Silex"

- Southwest Council on the Education of the Spanish Speaking People, Proceedings, fifth annual conference, 1951 (carbon typescript)

-United States Department of Commerce, press release, "White persons of Spanish surname in the Southwest" (mimeograph)

-Joseph Wells, "Arizona population characteristics," 1958 (dittograph)
Collection Restrictions:
The Ruth Landes papers are open for research. The nitrate negatives in this collection have been separated from the collection and stored offsite. Access to nitrate negatives is restricted due to preservation concerns.

Access to the Ruth Landes papers requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
Contact the repository for terms of use.
Collection Citation:
Ruth Landes papers, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Ruth Landes papers
Ruth Landes papers / Series 2: Research Materials / 2.21: Spanish-speaking American
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw3db0a6922-9b70-4447-b2d4-d82b436a815e
EDAN-URL:
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Working Americans

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
The Working Americans program explored and celebrated work-related traditions, looking at Americans not as people from a certain area of the country or from a particular culture, but in terms of how they made their living and what they needed to know to do their jobs. Each occupation has its own traditions and its own body of skills. In the Working Americans section, Festival-goers could meet and talk with members of many unions and organizations while they demonstrated the particular know-how essential to their varied tasks and while they shared, in the workshop areas, the particular tales and jokes that grow out of the nature of the work they do.

The Folklife of Transportation Workers Project celebrated the lore, lifestyles, and occupational skills of the American workers who operate, maintain, and regulate the nation's transport system. The airline pilot's complex take-off procedure, the flight attendant's responsibility for safety in the cabin, the railroader's ability to calculate and make complicated box-car switches could be found here; as well as bus and taxi drivers' tales of ways to handle over-demanding passengers, truck driving songs, and seafarers' yarns. Transportation workers keep the nation's economic lifeblood moving. They also harbor a rich lore, replete with heroes, tall tales, and songs, that was demonstrated within this program.

June 16-27, Workers Who Extract and Shape. Presentations included glass bottle blowing, glass engraving and horseshoe making.

July 1-11, Workers Who Build. This program celebrated the skills and folklore of the building and construction trades. Participants demonstrated building crafts such as carpentry, tile and terrazzo skills, and even the casting of plaster masks of visitors' faces.

July 14-25, Workers Who Clothe Us. Participants celebrated the skills and folklore of workers in the garment trades, with demonstrations of clothes design, bonnaz (machine embroidery), leather work, and industrial loom work.

July 28-August 8, Workers in Communications, Arts & Recreation. This theme celebrated the skills and folklore of the print and broadcast media, telephone communications, and performing arts. Members of the Graphic Arts International Union demonstrated newspaper printing, four-color printing, and book binding. Members of the United Paperworkers International Union demonstrated papermaking, and members of various performing arts groups gave workshops.

August 11-22, Workers in Professional & Technical Skills, Transportation. Presentations celebrated the skills and folklore of professionals who work in health and medical fields, the tobacco industry, and the print and copying industry. Demonstrations included hospital workers demonstrating operating room techniques, cigar rolling, pharmacists making compounds, and body repairmen working on cars. The Transportation area presented the occupational culture of the men and women who work in the various modes of transportation, including the railroads, metropolitan and long-distance buses, taxicabs, trucks, ships, and stations of the Coast Guard. In the Transportation area, the skills of railroad men, airline pilots, truck drivers and seamen were featured.

August 25-September 6, Workers Who Feed Us, Transportation. Participants celebrates the skills and folklore of people involved with various aspects of production, preparation, and distribution of food. Hotel and restaurant workers demonstrated decorative ice carving, specialty table settings, wine stewarding, and cold food decoration. The Transportation area presented the occupational culture of those who work in the various modes of transportation, including skills demonstrations by airline, railroad and metropolitan transit workers, as well as by Coast Guardsmen who showed ornamental rope work and knot tying.

Shirley Askew served as Program Coordinator, with Robert McCarl as Folklorist, Robert Porter as Field Research & Presentation Specialist, and Susan Donahue as Assistant Program Coordinator. Peter Seitel was Project Coordinator for the Transportation program, assisted by Jack Santino.

Sponsors included the AFL-CIO and its Affiliates, U.S. Department of Labor, and U.S. Department of Transportation.
Transportation fieldworkers:
John Drake, Elaine Eff, Jan Faul, Archie Green, Alice Lacy, Worth Long, Luis Kemnitzer
Presenters:
Benny Ambush, Karen Byrne, Debbie Dixon, Steve Hagberg, Marta Schley, Barbara Schwartz
Participants:
Workers Who Extract and Shape Products

Members of the following unions:

United Cement, Lime & Gypsum Workers International Union

Thomas F. Miechur, President

Glass Bottle Blowers Association of the United States and Canada

Harry A. Tulley, President

American Flint Glass Workers Union

George M. Parker, President

International Union of Journeymen Horseshoers of the United States and Canada

Duke Bonde, Jr., President

International Association of Machinists and Aerospace Workers

Floyd E. Smith, President

Molders and Allied Workers Union

Anton J. Trizna, President

American Federation of Musicians

Hal C. Davis, President

The Music Performance Trust Funds

Kenneth E. Raine, Trustee

Saul Broudy

Andy Cohen

Larry Hanks

Fred Holstein

John Kolstad

Lew London

Faith Petrick

Utah Phillips

Mark Ross

Jane Voss

Bodie Wagner

Pop Wagner

Workers Who Build

Members of the following unions:

International Union of Bricklayers and Allied Craftsmen

Thomas F. Murphy, President

United Brick and Clay Workers of America

Roy L. Brown, President

United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America

William Sidell, President

International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers

Charles H. Pillard, President

International Union of Operating Engineers

J.C. Turner, President

International Association of Bridge and Structural Iron Workers

John H. Lyons, President

Laborers' International Union of North America

Angelo Fosco, President

International Union of Wood, Wire and Metal Lathers

Kenneth M. Edwards, President

Operative Plasterers and Cement Masons International Association of the United States and Canada

Joseph T. Power, President

United Association of Journeymen and Apprentices of the Plumbing and Pipe Fitting Industry of the United States and Canada

Martin J. Ward, President

Sheet Metal Workers International Union

Edward J. Carlough, President

Workers Who Clothe Us

Members of the following unions:

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union

Murray H. Finley, President

International Ladies' Garment Workers Union

Sol C. Chaikin, President

International Leather Goods, Plastics and Novelty Workers Union

Ben Feldman, President

Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America, Furriers Division

Joseph Belsky, President

Workers in Communications, Arts and Recreation

Members of the following unions:

Actors' Equity Association

Theodore Bikel, President

Communications Workers of America

Glenn E. Watts, President

Graphic Arts International Union

Kenneth J. Brown, President

American Federation of Television and Radio Artists

Kenneth Harvey, President

National Association of Broadcast Employees and Technicians

Edward M. Lynch, President

International Association of Fire Fighters

William H. McClennan, President

American Guild of Musical Artists

Cornell MacNeil, President

American Guild of Variety Artists

Penny Singleton, Executive-President

Hebrew Actors' Union

Herman Yablokoff, President

Workers in Professional and Technical Skills and Services

Members of the following unions and organizations:

Amalgamated Clothing and Textile Workers Union

Murray H. Finley, President

The American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.

Jerry A. Johnson, Ph.D., President

James J. Garibaldi, Executive Director

Ronald Stone, OTR; President

Virginia Occupational Therapy Association

Silbyl Levine, OTR; President

District of Columbia Occupational Therapy Association

Panelpha Kyler, OTR; President

Maryland Occupational Therapy Association

Retail Clerks International Association

James T. Housewright, President

Retail, Wholesale and Department Store Union

Alvin E. Heaps, President

Service Employees International Union, AFL-CIO

George Hardy, President

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO, Locals 689, 1551, 1138, 1098

William Deal

Robert Fearington

Ken Grow

William Downey

John Geib

John Palardy

Ron Reier

John Adams

Robert Adams

James Gibson

L. Ray Gossard

Lee Ice

Monte W. Monteith

Bernard O'Mahoney

New York Taxi Drivers Union, AFL-CIO, Local 3036

Mike Rosenthal

Hy Hershkowitz

Tom Caulfield

Ethel Peoples

Air Traffic Control Association

Arthur Pittius

Stewart A. Dawson

John Goon

Donald E. Jicka

L.I. Pearce

Paul Moore

Capt. Peter W. O'Neil

Thelma K. Swofford

Edward J. Gillet

James F. Arthur

Steward A. Dawson

Robert D. Rudich

Joe B. Shirley

Clarence T. Tolpo, Beaumont, Texas

Lt. Charlotte Wood

Flight Engineers International Association

John Minor

I. (Hauk) Turner

Abe Sewalson

J.P. Trottier

International Association of Machinists, AFL-CIO, Local 1650

Bill Hampton

Kenneth Green

Lloyd Mann

Lloyd Crindlebaugh

F.E. Wood

Bill Hoppe

H.L. Norton

G.F. Roady

M.R. McCutchen

L.C. Leeds

Eddie Glaszczak, Platte City, Missouri

Bill Hoffman, Liberty, Missouri

B.J. Wilson

J.J. Kunrod

John McKim

Harry Powell

B.L. Yardley

N.C. Mosley

Gary Mason

S.M. Ballew

Tracy Bales

Wally Hayward

Dick Lincoln

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers

B.B. Thomas

B.M. Byrd

O.L. Williams

E.B. Dollar

G.L. Bridgeman

Charles McHuges

Ed Irby

Transport Workers Union, Maintenance, Local 514

R.N. Smythe

P.O. Young

H.V. Highberger

C.R. Burke

J.S. Lowe

B.L. Lamb

S.W. Hathcock

P.E. Corn

A.B. Williams

J. Shade

R.H. Stanley

W.D. Myers

A.D. Sorenson

J.L. Locut

W.C. Popejoy

R.J. Barker

B.M. Maris

S.H. Walden

Workers Who Feed Us

Members of the following unions and organizations:

Amalgamated Meat Cutters and Butcher Workmen of North America

Joseph Belsky, President

Bakery and Confectionery Workers International Union of America

Daniel E. Conway, President

Hotel and Restaurant Employees' and Bartenders' International Union

Edward T. Hanley, General President

Maryland and Virginia Milk Producers Association

Walter A. Martz, President

James E. Click, General Manager

The Omaha Livestock Exchange

Amalgamated Transit Union, AFL-CIO, Locals 689, 1551, 1138, 1098

William Deal

Robert Fearington

Ken Grow

William Downey

John Geib

John Palardy

Ron Reier

John Adams

Robert Adams

James Gibson

L. Ray Gossard

Lee Ice

Monte W. Monteith

Bernard O'Mahoney

Vince Hobday

Henry Hawkins

Air Traffic Control Association

Arthur Pittius

Stewart A. Dawson

John Goon

Donald E. Jicka

L.I. Pearce

Paul Moore

Capt. Peter W. O'Neil

Thelma K. Swofford

Edward J. Gillet

James F. Arthur

Steward A. Dawson

Robert D. Rudich

Joe B. Shirley

Clarence T. Tolpo, Beaumont, Texas

Lt. Charlotte Wood

Flight Engineers International Association

John Minor

I. (Hauk) Turner

Abe Sewalson

J.P. Trottier

International Association of Machinists, AFL-CIO, Local 1650

Bill Hampton

Kenneth Green

Lloyd Mann

Lloyd Crindlebaugh

F.E. Wood

Bill Hoppe

H.L. Norton

G.F. Roady

M.R. McCutchen

L.C. Leeds

Eddie Glaszczak, Platte City, Missouri

Bill Hoffman, Liberty, Missouri

B.J. Wilson

J.J. Kunrod

John McKim

Harry Powell

B.L. Yardley

N.C. Mosley

Gary Mason

S.M. Ballew

Tracy Bales

Wally Hayward

Dick Lincoln

Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers

B.B. Thomas

B.M. Byrd

O.L. Williams

E.B. Dollar

G.L. Bridgeman

Charles Hughes

Ed Irby

Transport Workers Union, Maintenance, Local 514

R.N. Smythe

P.O. Young

H.V. Highberger

C.R. Burke

J.S. Lowe

B.L. Lamb

S.W. Hathcock

P.E. Corn

A.B. Williams

J. Shade

R.H. Stanley

W.D. Myers

A.D. Sorenson

J.L. Locut

W.C. Popejoy

R.J. Barker

B.M. Maris

S.H. Walden

R.C. Sagar

M.D. Harrell

B.L. Ewing

J.L. Guynn

T.R. Hopper

C.E. Quinn

K.L. Anderson

Truckers

Jim Ringer

Ray Bieri

Jack Hamilton

George Gordon

Edgar Graves

James Marshall

Artie Marshall

William Peoples, III

Margaret Brooks

Bernice McDonald

Doris Miller

Ed Miller

Lee Voorhies

Richard Voorhies

Timmy Voorhies

Dale Setzer

Harry Bavdakian

Sea Chanteys

Louis Killen

Gerret Warner

Jeff Warner

John Benson

Jeff Davis

John Roberts

Maintenance of Way

Simon Shaw

Al Marshall

Bob Dudley

Roy Johnson

Clifton Anderson

Robert Dudley

Henry Hawkins

Brotherhood of Railway Carmen, Locals 1395, 43, 468, 364, 175

C. Lightfoot

G. Butcher

S. Miedzienowski

W. Palmer

J. Palumbo

M. Walston

P. Lawson

W. Hardin

C. Green

S. Siadys

F. Burke

H. Lewin

Coast Guard

BMC C.D. Haywood

QM1 G.H. Hornbeck

BMC D.B. McMichael

ASM T.A. Hallmark

BM1 L.L. Proud

QM2 J.W. White

MK2 B.G. Borato

MK1 S.J. Halloran

Allied Pilots Association

Capt. Jenks

Jim Foringer

Capt. N. Schweitzer

W.J. Rogers

Capt. (Hap) Hazard

Al Voras

Transportation Workers Union Flight Attendants, Local 552

Karen Hill

Marti O'Rourke

Dee Dee Dougherty

Tootie Higgs

Judy Marek

Ed Gold

Ed Pagan

Linda Welker

Gussie Utting

Roy Brayton

Carol Peisinger

Fran Bollero

Carolyn Green

Mary Jo Kerr

Janet Piersan

United Transportation Union
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.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1976, Series 9
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1976 Festival of American Folklife
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Oral history interview with Emmet Gowin, 2010 May 13-14

Interviewee:
Gowin, Emmet, 1941-  Search this
Gowin, Emmet, 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Goodyear, Frank H., 1967-  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Educators -- New Jersey -- Interviews  Search this
Photographers -- Pennsylvania -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15913
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)296894
AAA_collcode_gowin10
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_296894

Oral history interview with Emmet Gowin

Interviewee:
Gowin, Emmet, 1941-  Search this
Interviewer:
Goodyear, Frank H., III, 1967-  Search this
Extent:
7 Items (Sound recording, master: 7 memory cards (6 hr., 3 min.), secure digital, 1.25 in.)
81 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2010 May 13-14
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Emmet Gowin, conducted by Frank Goodyear for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution at the Gowins' home in Danville, Virginia, on May 13-14, 2010.
Gowin speaks of his upbringing and how he decided to become a Quaker; his relationship with his sister, who had Down Syndrome; growing up in Chincoteague, VA and other Virginia towns; going to business school in Richmond; meeting his wife Edith; transitioning from Richmond Professional Institute to work with Harry Callahan at the Rhode Island School of Design; learning different techniques of printing pictures; studying with Frederick Sommer; the making and reception of his early family photographs of Edith, the Boohers, and his children; other photographic projects including the Mount St. Helens eruption, photographs in the Middle East, Europe, and South America, nuclear test sites in the western U.S., and his collection of moths; teaching at Princeton University; his attitude toward Postmodernism; how the Light Gallery began; and his artistic influences, including Callahan, Sommer, Robert Frank, Alfred Stieglitz, Walker Evans, Eugéne Atget, Hercules Seghers, William Blake, and others. Gowin also recalls Peter Bunnell, Grant Gentry, Fazal Sheikh, Peter McGill, Ralph Eugene Meatyard, Elaine Pagels, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Interviewee Emmet Gowin (1941- ) is an educator and photographer in Newtown, Pa. Gowin photographed Edith and Rennie Booher and extended family. Interviewer Frank H. Goodyear (1967- ) was at the time of the interview the associate curator of photographs with the National Portrait Gallery, in Washington, D.C.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
This interview is access restricted; written permission is required. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Topic:
Educators -- New Jersey -- Interviews  Search this
Photographers -- Pennsylvania -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.gowin10
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Washington -- Landscape at the National Air and Space Museum

Landscape architect:
Lindell, Paul H.  Search this
Swanson, Karen  Search this
Architect:
Obata, Gyo, 1923-  Search this
Creator:
Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Digital images
Slides (photographs)
Photographic prints
Negatives
Place:
United States of America -- District of Columbia -- Washington
General:
The seven-acre landscape that surrounds the massive National Air and Space Museum (NASM) in Washington, D.C. features multi-tiered terraces planted in plains of lawn and shrubs. It was installed to coincide with the museum's opening on July 1, 1976.
Congress first appropriated funds for NASM's construction in 1971, and architect Gyo Obata was hired to design a building large enough to display the huge exhibits (including airplanes and rockets) without dominating other nearby buildings, especially the U.S. Capitol. Obata accomplished this with two major techniques. First, he designed the long building to alternate between cubes of pink Tennessee marble and smaller, dark atria made of steel and glass. Second, he called for a walled terrace garden along the building's perimeter, softening the building's edges and obscuring the line between it and the ground plane.
The sheer size of the museum divides the garden into north and south microclimates, making it especially challenging to maintain. In 1996, landscape architects Paul Lindell and Karen Swanson of the Smithsonian's Horticulture Services Division (later Smithsonian Gardens) replaced the terraced lawn beds with hearty perennials, and also planted numerous trees. These stronger plantings made the maintenance of the enormous landscape more manageable, and further-obscured the line between the ground and building.
A "Flight Garden" for the Air and Space Museum is planned to demonstrate principles of flight by attracting flying animals. Interpretive signs will explain the flying abilities of insects and birds as well as methods of aerial seed dispersal by plants.
Plantings include catnip (Nepeta cataria), eastern redbud (Cercis canadensis 'Forest Pansy'), river birch (Betula nigra), dwarf palmetto (Sabal minor), Japanese banana (Musa basjoo), shrubby cinquefoil (Potentilla fruticosa), lily turf (Liriope muscari), palm sedge (Carex muskingumensis), Japanese apricot (Prunus mume), Siberian squills (Scilla siberica), star magnolia (Magnolia stellata), yellowwood (Cladrastis kentukea), smoketree (Cotinus coggygria), prairie dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis), and bottlebrush buckeye (Aesculus parviflora).
People associated with this garden include: Gyo Obata (architect, 1971-1976). Hellmuth, Obata & Kassabaum (architectural firm, 1971-1976). Paul Lindell (landscape architect, 1996). Karen Swanson (landscape architect, 1996).
Related Materials:
Landscape at the National Air and Space Museum related holdings consist of (35mm slides (photographs), negatives, photographic prints, and digital images)
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original archival materials by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Topic:
Gardens -- District of Columbia -- Washington  Search this
Genre/Form:
Digital images
Slides (photographs)
Photographic prints
Negatives
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Gardens Image Library, Archives of American Gardens, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAG.SGI, File SG009
See more items in:
Smithsonian Gardens Image Library
Smithsonian Gardens Image Library / Series 1: Garden Images / United States of America / District of Columbia
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kb6f1ac0b2c-e47e-4527-90a6-53b8b654825e
EDAN-URL:
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