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School's Out: Self-Taught Artists (2001)

Collection Creator:
Freeman, Linda, 1941-  Search this
Extent:
1.1 Linear feet (Boxes 24-25, 31)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1995-2001
Scope and Contents:
Original footage includes interviews with collectors and dealers of outsider artists, including Roger Ricco, Lee Kogan, Bob Greenberg, and Jane Kallir. Soundtrack recordings of voiceover actors playing artists include Geoffrey Holder as William Hawkins, Ossie Davis as Bill Traylor, and Priscilla Pointer as Grandma Moses. Transcripts are present for interviews, and scripts for voiceovers.

Production material includes third-party footage of William Hawkins obtained from Roger Ricco, and a CBS program on Grandma Moses, as well as research material and various scripts and edits. The finished documentary is found in a single, half-hour version.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that she may own.
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:
Linda Freeman papers, 1971-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.freelind, Series 22
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Linda Freeman papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw94e544ace-17f0-4206-a0f0-8edef2a11108
EDAN-URL:
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Andy Nasisse Files Relating to Self-Taught Artists

Collection Creator:
Nasisse, Andy S., 1946-  Search this
Extent:
0.8 Linear feet (Boxes 1-2)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1979-1986
undated
Scope and Contents:
Included are artist files on twenty-five self-taught artists. Files consist primarily of black and white photographs of artists, their artworks, and photographs of unidentified artworks. Also included is a letter discussing artist Howard Finster's first dealer, Jeffrey Camp, and in which Nasisse offers his advice to Finster to limit production of his work. An audio recording of an interview with Miles Carpenter conducted by Nasisse, and a documentary about J. B. Murray, A Video Documentary of an Artist and His Work, are also present in these files. The documentary features many of Murray's paintings and drawings, as well as his comments on his art and visions.
Arrangement:
Files are arranged alphabetically by artist.
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center.

Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
Video on J.B. Murray: Authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires written permission from Andy Nasisse. Contact Reference Services for more information.
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Andy Nasisse files relating to self-taught artists, circa 1979-circa 1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.nasiandy, Series 1
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Archives of American Art
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Finished Documentary School's Out: Self-Taught Artists

Collection Creator:
Freeman, Linda, 1941-  Search this
Extent:
2 Videocassettes (BetacamSP) (Duplicates, both labeled "master")
Container:
Box 25, Item 13
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images [31027000863551]
Videocassettes (betacamsp)
Date:
2001 August 16
Collection Restrictions:
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing born-digital records or audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Collection Rights:
The donor has retained all intellectual property rights, including copyright, that she may own.
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:
Linda Freeman papers, 1971-2015. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Linda Freeman papers
Linda Freeman papers / Series 22: School's Out: Self-Taught Artists (2001) / 22.3: Finished Documentary
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9e5e1bec8-469f-40bd-afdd-5dbca78c9ef2
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Notes from Symposium "Cult, Culture, and Consumers: Collecting the Work of Self-Taught Artists in Twentieth-Century America,"

Collection Creator:
Hemphill, Herbert Waide  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 42
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of audiovisual materials 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:
Herbert Waide Hemphill papers, 1776-1998, bulk 1876-1998. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Herbert Waide Hemphill papers
Herbert Waide Hemphill papers / Series 5: Notes and Writings
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Early Morning River Scene

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 26 7/8 × 39 1/2 × 2 in. (68.3 × 100.3 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.10ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Dock at the Bay

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 27 3/4 × 35 3/4 × 2 in. (70.5 × 90.8 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca.1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.11ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52acd312d-6fee-44b9-9eae-aeb3cd7e310f
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Moonlit Beach, Two Palm Trees

Created by:
Alfred Hair, American, 1941 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 27 3/4 × 51 × 2 in. (70.5 × 129.5 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca.1965
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.12ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Rough Surf Crashing Ashore

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 27 7/8 × 51 1/2 × 2 in. (70.8 × 130.8 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.13ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58821b652-7cc9-4335-bf53-9752164e65ef
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Lazy River Morning

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 27 7/8 × 39 1/2 × 2 in. (70.8 × 100.3 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.14ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Lightning Storm, Two Cranes in Flight

Created by:
Roy McLendon, American, born 1932  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 26 7/8 × 38 7/8 × 2 1/2 in. (68.3 × 98.7 × 6.4 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1962
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.15ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Rough Sea, Palms on Sand Dune

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 25 5/8 × 37 3/4 × 1 3/4 in. (65.1 × 95.9 × 4.4 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca.1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.16ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd526600d90-2b8d-429a-a67f-6b2f42f6e250
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The Glades at Dusk, 3 Birds in Flight

Attributed to:
Alfred Hair, American, 1941 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 26 3/4 × 38 3/4 × 2 in. (67.9 × 98.4 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.17ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e0b4835f-5438-4a14-882a-16d92116c882
EDAN-URL:
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Moonlit Bay

Created by:
Mary Ann Carroll, American, 1940 - 2019  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 26 3/8 × 14 3/8 × 1 1/4 in. (67 × 36.5 × 3.2 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.18ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50bead083-65db-4e8e-bd49-9b7a11d68302
EDAN-URL:
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Sunrise over the Marshland

Created by:
Charles "Chico" Wheeler, American, born 1946  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on Masonite (TM)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 15 1/2 × 19 1/2 × 2 in. (39.4 × 49.5 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 2010
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Visual Arts
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Woman with basket on her head walking along a dirt road

Created by:
Charles "Chico" Wheeler, American, born 1946  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on Masonite (TM)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 15 × 19 × 1 1/4 in. (38.1 × 48.3 × 3.2 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 2010
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51366152f-9164-4b04-b83a-15ca40c43137
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'Cracker-style' Cabin

Created by:
Sylvester Wells, American, born 1938  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 24 1/4 × 30 1/4 × 2 in. (61.6 × 76.8 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2005
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Art  Search this
Rural life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5301f3a3e-eb42-404c-91ad-7d8795ad669a
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Moonlit River

Created by:
James Gibson, American, 1938 - 2017  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 26 × 16 × 2 in. (66 × 40.6 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1965
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Visual Arts
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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Morning-lit Stream, 2 Cranes

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 27 1/2 × 15 1/2 × 2 in. (69.9 × 39.4 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.5ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd500de0fa7-011e-4250-a99a-a3bede9c711b
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Rough and Windy Coastal Scene

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 22 1/4 × 28 1/2 × 2 1/4 in. (56.5 × 72.4 × 5.7 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.6ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
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National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51afc89a4-faa2-4441-8692-031e52baf57d
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Lone Palm

Created by:
Harold Newton, American, 1934 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
oil paint on fiberboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D (framed): 26 1/4 × 18 1/4 × 1 1/4 in. (66.7 × 46.4 × 3.2 cm)
Type:
oil paintings
Place made:
Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
American South  Search this
Art  Search this
Nature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Flory Kahn in memory of Wolf and Tybe Kahn
Object number:
2014.185.7ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Harold Newton
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Visual Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd580f86af7-7626-4d73-8c65-9e0e0b43df12
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.185.7ab
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