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Oral history interview with Glen Kaufman, 2008 January 22-February 23

Interviewee:
Kaufman, Glen, 1932-  Search this
Kaufman, Glen, 1932-  Search this
Interviewer:
Shea, Josephine, 1958-  Search this
Subject:
Allrich, Louise  Search this
Constantine, Mildred  Search this
Cook, Camille J.  Search this
Grotell, Maija  Search this
Johnston, Meda Parker  Search this
Lambert, Ed  Search this
Larsen, Jack Lenor  Search this
Liebes, Dorothy  Search this
McCutchen, Earl  Search this
Page, Charlene  Search this
Rossbach, Ed  Search this
Strengell, Marianne  Search this
Thompson, Bill  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art  Search this
Reserve Officers Training Corps  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Denmark -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Illinois -- Chicago -- Description and travel
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Ohio -- Description and travel
Topic:
Art -- Japan -- Kyoto  Search this
Textile artists -- Georgia -- Athens  Search this
Textile artists -- Japan -- Kyoto  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)16155
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)366203
AAA_collcode_kaufma08
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_366203
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Glen Kaufman

Interviewee:
Kaufman, Glen  Search this
Interviewer:
Shea, Josephine, 1958-  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Cranbrook Academy of Art -- Faculty  Search this
Cranbrook Academy of Art -- Students  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Reserve Officers Training Corps  Search this
Allrich, Louise  Search this
Constantine, Mildred  Search this
Cook, Camille J.  Search this
Grotell, Maija  Search this
Johnston, Meda Parker  Search this
Lambert, Ed  Search this
Larsen, Jack Lenor, 1927-2020  Search this
Liebes, Dorothy  Search this
McCutchen, Earl  Search this
Page, Charlene  Search this
Rossbach, Ed  Search this
Strengell, Marianne, 1909-1998  Search this
Thompson, Bill  Search this
Extent:
12 Items (Sound recording: 12 sound files (5 hr., 29 min.))
86 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Place:
Denmark -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Illinois -- Chicago -- Description and Travel
India -- description and travel
Japan -- Description and Travel
Ohio -- Description and Travel
Date:
2008 January 22-February 23
Scope and Contents:
Oral history interview with Glen Kaufman conducted 2008 January 22 and February 23 by Josephine Shea, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America at Kaufman's home in Athens, Georgia.
Kaufman speaks of his childhood in Chicago; earning his B.A. in education in Wisconsin and meeting his wife; joining the ROTC and moving to Ohio; attending Cranbrook Academy of Art; living and studying in Denmark; traveling through Western Europe; working at the Liebes Studio in New York; teaching at Cranbrook for about 40 years; working in Japan; using metal leaf and wax in his art; moving from large to miniature textiles; his glove exhibition; visiting India; gallery exhibitions in Japan; the difference between university-trained artists and artisans; the impact of travel and international influences on his work; the art community in Kyoto; using Japanese dancers in his exhibitions; incorporating traditional Korean and Japanese materials and techniques into his work. Kaufman also recalls Charlene Page, Bill Thompson, Maija Grotell, Marianne Strengell, Dorothy Liebes, Jack Lenor Larsen, Meda Parker Johnston, Earl McCutchen, Ed Lambert, Mildred Constantine, Louise Allrich, Ed Rossbach, Camille Cook, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Glen Kaufman (1932- ) is a textile artist who lives and works in Athens, Georgia and Kyoto, Japan. Josephine Shea (1958- ) is curator of the Edsel & Eleanor Ford House in Detroit, Michigan.
General:
Originally recorded as 4 minidiscs as 12 digital sound files. Duration is 5 hr., 29 min.
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:
For information on how to access this interview contact Reference Services.
Topic:
Art -- Japan -- Kyoto  Search this
Textile artists -- Georgia -- Athens  Search this
Textile artists -- Japan -- Kyoto  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.kaufma08
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-kaufma08

Guitar Bill Thompson interview- Medicine Show Performer, Dancer and Ventriloquist

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Medicine Show Program 1979 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Zeitlin, Steven J. (field worker)  Search this
Santino, Jack (field worker)  Search this
Wagner, Paul, 1948- (field worker)  Search this
Thompson, Bill  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
North Carolina
United States
Durham (N.C.)
Local Numbers:
FP-1978-7RR-0173
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Durham (N.C.), United States, North Carolina, September 14, 1978.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Ventriloquism  Search this
Medicine shows  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1979 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1979, Item FP-1978-7RR-0173
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1979 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1979 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Medicine Show / 6.1: Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1979-ref911

Affidavits

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
Sept. 1865–June 1868
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M869, Subseries 11.2
See more items in:
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870 / Series 11: Records Relating to Legal Actions
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m869-ref109
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A – W

Type:
Archival materials
Date:
May–Dec. 1865
Collection Restrictions:
Freedmen's Bureau Digital Collection, 1865–1872, is a product of and owned by the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution. Copyright for digital images is retained by the donor, FamilySearch International; permission for commercial use of the digital images may be requested from FamilySearch International, Intellectual Property Office, at: cor-intellectualproperty@ldschurch.org.
Collection Citation:
Courtesy of the U. S. National Archives and Records Administration, FamilySearch International, and the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture.
Identifier:
NMAAHC.FB.M869, Subseries 5.1
See more items in:
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870
Records of the Assistant Commissioner for the State of South Carolina, Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands, 1865–1870 / Series 5: Unregistered Letters Received
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-fb-m869-ref48
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Black refractions : highlights from the Studio Museum in Harlem / Connie H. Choi

Author:
Choi, Connie H.  Search this
Jones, Kellie 1959-  Search this
Golden, Thelma  Search this
Organizer:
Studio Museum in Harlem  Search this
American Federation of Arts  Search this
Publisher:
Rizzoli editore  Search this
Host institution:
Museum of the African Diaspora  Search this
Gibbes Museum of Art (Charleston, S.C.)  Search this
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts  Search this
Smith College Museum of Art  Search this
Charles and Emma Frye Art Museum  Search this
Utah Museum of Fine Arts  Search this
Subject:
Studio Museum in Harlem  Search this
Physical description:
231 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), portraits, photographs ; 30 x 24 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Exhibitions
Exhibition catalogs
Place:
New York (State)
New York
Date:
2019
Topic:
African American art  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1105316

Thanks for tuning in / Richard Ruelas

Author:
Ruelas, Richard  Search this
Subject:
Thompson, Bill (William Ernest) 1931-  Search this
Kwiatkowski, Ladimir  Search this
Physical description:
viii, 198 p. : ill., plates, ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
Arizona
Phoenix
Date:
2004
C2004
Topic:
Television comedies--History  Search this
Call number:
PN1992.8.C66 R84 2004
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_782599

A celebration of African-American artistry and vision

Author:
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Free Within Ourselves: African-American artists in the collection of the National Museum of American Art  Search this
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1993
Topic:
African American artists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
Call number:
AP2 .S666
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_506972

African-American art : 20th century masterworks, V

Title:
20th century masterworks, V
Twentieth century masterworks, V
Author:
King-Hammond, Leslie 1944-  Search this
Newcomb Art Gallery  Search this
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
52 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.), ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1998
[1998?]
20th century
Topic:
African American art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6538.N5 A2535 1998
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_532636

The techniques of hobby ceramics / by Bill Thompson

Author:
Thompson, Bill 1925-  Search this
Physical description:
159 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1977
C1977
Topic:
Pottery craft  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_556723

African-American art : 20th century masterworks, VI : [exhibition] Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York, NY, January 14-March 6, 1999 : Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, MI, April 30-June 20, 1999

Title:
20th century masterworks, VI
Twentieth century masterworks, VI
Author:
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery  Search this
Flint Institute of Arts  Search this
Physical description:
60 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
[1999]
20th century
Topic:
African American art  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Call number:
N6538.N5 A2536 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_557128

African-American art : 20th century masterworks, VII : educating our children

Title:
20th century masterworks, VII
Twentieth century masterworks, VII
Educating our children
Author:
Michael Rosenfeld Gallery  Search this
Appleton Museum of Art (Ocala, Fla.)  Search this
Physical description:
70 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.), ports. ; 23 cm
Type:
Exhibitions
Date:
1999
[1999?]
20th century
Topic:
African American art  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African Americans in art  Search this
Art, American  Search this
Call number:
N6538.N5 A2537 1999
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_590046

Bill Thompson [Folder]

Contents:
Folder(s) may include exhibition announcements, newspaper and/or magazine clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, illustrations, resumes, artist's statements, exhibition catalogs.
Topic:
Artists  Search this
Location:
Art & Artist files at the Smithsonian American Art Museum/ National Portrait Gallery Library
Data source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SILAF_48745

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