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Oral history interview with Joan Ankrum

Interviewee:
Ankrum, Joan  Search this
Interviewer:
Karlstrom, Paul J.  Search this
Names:
Ankrum Gallery  Search this
Pasadena Playhouse  Search this
Ankrum, Morris, d. 1964  Search this
Broderson, Morris, 1928-2011  Search this
Feitelson, Lorser, 1898-1978  Search this
Hirshhorn, Joseph H.  Search this
Jackson, Martha Kellogg  Search this
Lundeberg, Helen, 1908-1999  Search this
Zeitlin, Jake, 1902-1987  Search this
Extent:
195 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1997 November 5-1998 February 4
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Joan Ankrum conducted 1997 November 5-1998 February 4, by Paul Karlstrom, for the Archives of American Art, in Pasadena, California.
Ankrum discusses her status as a role model for women due to her independence in leaving a difficult marriage and establishing a new career; her theater and film career and association with the Pasadena Playhouse; her discovery of Morris Broderson, the hearing-impaired nephew of her husband Morris Ankrum; encouraging Broderson's artistic talent and efforts to help him learn to speak and interact socially; her career as director of the Ankrum Gallery in Los Angeles and the artists, collectors and dealers she became involved with, among them Lorser Feitelson and Helen Lundeberg, Joseph Hirshhorn, Martha Jackson and Jake Zeitlin.
Biographical / Historical:
Joan Ankrum (1913-2001) was a gallery owner from Los Angeles, California.
General:
Originally recorded on 6 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 24 digital wav files. Duration is 5 hrs., 50 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.
Occupation:
Art dealers -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Actors -- California -- Los Angeles  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women art dealers  Search this
Deaf artists  Search this
Hearing impaired  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.ankrum97
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw977864658-a763-4f66-a3c3-5d0321352cd1
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-ankrum97
Online Media:

D.H. Lawrence's manuscripts : the correspondence of Frieda Lawrence, Jake Zeitlin, and others / edited by Michael Squires

Author:
Squires, Michael 1941-  Search this
Subject:
Lawrence, D. H (David Herbert) 1885-1930 Correspondence  Search this
Lawrence, D. H (David Herbert) 1885-1930 Manuscripts  Search this
Lawrence, Frieda von Richthofen 1879-1956 Correspondence  Search this
Zeitlin, Jake 1902-1987 Correspondence  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 319 pages, [8] pages of plates : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Correspondence
Catalogs
Date:
1991
20th century
Topic:
Authors, English  Search this
Manuscripts, English--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
CT275.L417 S77 1991
CT275.L417S77 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_422060

Maynard Dixon papers

Creator:
Dixon, Maynard, 1875-1946  Search this
Names:
Adams, Ansel, 1902-1984  Search this
Hart, James David, 1911-  Search this
Macbeth, Robert W. (Robert Walker), 1884-1940  Search this
Wallace, Grant  Search this
Zeitlin, Jake, 1902-1987  Search this
Extent:
3 Reels (ca. 1,650 items (on three microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Reels
Date:
1891-1974
Scope and Contents:
Poems; BOOK OF WISDOM, edited by Dixon; biographical material and biography by Grant Wallace for W.P.A., 1936; catalogues, printed material, news clippings; Manifesto of California Society of Artists; letters from prominent individuals such as James D. Hart, Ansel Adams, Jacob Zeitlin, suggesting Dixon as subject for a commemorative stamp; and correspondence with "Drygulch Dick," Robert Macbeth, his father, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Mural painter (San Francisco, Calif.)
Provenance:
Lent for microfilming 1974 by Edith Hamlin, wife of Maynard Dixon.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Muralists -- California -- San Francisco  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.dixomayn
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw96c53efc3-50a7-40a6-933d-dac6effa089f
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-dixomayn

A Garland for Jake Zeitlin, on the occasion of his 65th birthday & the anniversary of his 40th year in the book trade. Edited by J.M. Edelstein

Author:
Zeitlin, Jake 1902-1987  Search this
Edelstein, J. M (Jerome Melvin) 1924-1996  Search this
Donor:
Burndy Library DSI  Search this
Subject:
Tiempo, César 1906-1980  Search this
Physical description:
131 p. illus., port. 26 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1967
Topic:
Booksellers and bookselling  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_767133

A Garland for Jake Zeitlin : on the occasion of his 65th birthday & the anniversary of his 40th year in the book trade / edited by J.M. Edelstein

Editor:
Edelstein, J. M (Jerome Melvin) 1924-1996  Search this
Typographer:
Marks, Saul 1905-1974  Search this
Marks, Lillian  Search this
Publisher:
Dahlstrom, Grant Edward  Search this
Donor:
Beckwith, J. Bruce 1933-,- DSI  Search this
Browning, Nancy Gay DSI  Search this
Author:
Dibner, Bern Zeitlin & the science vector  Search this
Plantin Press  Search this
Beckwith-Browning-Peterson Teratology Collection (Smithsonian Libraries) DSI  Search this
Printer:
Castle Press  Search this
Binder:
Earle Gray Bookbinding Company  Search this
Honouree:
Zeitlin, Jake 1902-1987  Search this
Physical description:
131 pages : illustrations, portrait ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Festschriften
Date:
1967
Call number:
Z473.Z45 E34 1967X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1097927

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