University of New Mexico - Zimmerman Library
Postcards depict a variety of Mexican locales and subjects, including: religious, civil, commercial, and residential architecture; cityscapes and landscapes; markets; boats (at Xochimilco), fishermen (at Lake Patzcuaro), Indians, volcanoes and lava flow (Parangaricutiro), catacombs and mummies; pyramid at Cholula; and Orozco's murals in the Hospicio de Guanajuato
University of New Mexico - Zimmerman Library
This collection contains 29 glass slides of the murals by José Clemente Orozco (1883-1949), a Mexican Social Realist Muralist, in the Hospicio Cabañas in Guadalajara and in Mexico City in the summer of 1964. There are also images of cubist paintings by Jose Maria de Servin (1917-1983), a Mexican muralist, and 1 CD containing the digital images of all of the glass plates. Transparencies and contact prints are of Navajo weaver, Bessie Lee, and a Corn & Buffalo Dance. Bessie Lee lived on the Navajo Indian Reservation north of St. Johns, Arizona. The younger woman in the photos did not give her name. These photographs of Bessie Lee holding a Hopi pot, herding sheep, and frying bread were taken in 1964. The transparencies of the Corn & Buffalo dances were taken in the summer of 1971. The event took place in the courtyard of one of the Museum of New Mexico facilities in downtown Santa Fe
University of New Mexico - Zimmerman Library
The bulk of the collection is made up of material related to the Navajo Indians. It documents Navajo people, reservations, and various projects and programs related to education, health, industrial and resource development, and construction. The collection consists of photographs, transparencies, slides, a photograph album, and negatives. The first box contains the photographs and transparencies. The majority of the photographs are from Robert W. Young's "A Political History of the Navajo Indians", including photographs by Benjamin Wittick and Milton Snow. There are negative or postive transparencies for some of the photographs. The remaining transparencies have been organized thematically according to the following subjects: Schools; Cultural Events and Representations; Farming; and Location Specific. The second box contains the slides. The slides have also been organzied thematically according to the photographer when noted, and subjects similar to the transparencies. A series of ... Read More
University of New Mexico - Zimmerman Library
Documents on the New Deal art programs of the Roosevelt administration during the 1930's and 1940's used by Belisario Contreras to research his book: Tradition and innovation in New Deal art. Includes official correspondence of Edward Bruce, Holger Cahill, and Forbes Watson, books and articles on New Deal art and the federal government's involvement in New Deal art programs, transcripts of interviews with New Deal artists and administrators, copies of personal letters, and pictures of murals, sculptures, graphics, and easal work of New Deal artists
University of New Mexico - Zimmerman Library
Collection contains photographs related to community development activities of cultural missions in rural Mexico. Images of work related to agricultural technology; the raising of poultry; the construction of hydroelectric plants, playgrounds, public bathrooms, meeting spaces, potable water systems; community meetings; health care; vaccinations for both humans and animals; recognition of aboriginal dances; and educational (sewing and music) and sporting opportunities for children
Wisconsin Historical Society Library and Archives
Color transparencies, circa 1978, depicting works of muralist Niki Glen, 1975-1977, primarily the Red Caboose School in Madison, Wisconsin; the Monroe Street branch of the Madison Public Library; and a historical mural in Dodgeville, Wisconsin. Glen was born in Milwaukee and graduated from UW-Madison in 1973
Auburn University
This accession consists of material collected by Charles B. Dupree documenting the works of Mobile artist John Augustus Walker. Walker completed a ten-mural "Historical Panorama of Alabama Agriculture" depicting the history of agriculture in Alabama as part of the Works Progress Administration's Federal Art Project, a program employing artists during the Great Depression. These murals appeared at the 1939 Alabama State Fair in Birmingham before being stored away at Auburn University and temporarily forgotten. Upon the rediscovery of these murals in 2006, Dupree gave lectures and created exhibits to share these works of art with the public. The items in this accession include copies of artwork, magazines, newsletters, notes, presentation material, correspondence, and articles. Although most of this material dates from 2006-2014, it does include photocopies of John Augustus Walker's correspondence and sketches from 1935-1941
University of California, Los Angeles - Chicano Studies Research Center
Luis C. Garza (1943-) is a photographer and independent curator living in Los Angeles, CA. He served on the Board of Directors of Plaza de la Raza, worked in a leadership role at Legacy and Legend Producations, and served as a project consultant at the Getty Conservation Institute during the conservation of David Alfaro Siqueiros' "America Tropical" mural. Plaza de la Raza is a nonprofit, community-based, cultural arts and education center located in East Los Angeles' Lincoln Park. Legacy and Legend Productions is a company whose work includes museum exhibitions, speaker events, and public discussions – most notably related to the works of David Alfaro Siqueiros. The collection contains records collected by Garza during his tenure at Plaza de la Raza, Legacy and Legend Productions, and The Getty Conservation Institute.
Harvard University Art Museums Archives
These papers of Fogg Art Museum Director Edward Waldo Forbes document his administration of the museum and a wide range of personal and professional activities and interests. The bulk of the collection dates from 1909 to 1944. The papers consist primarily of correspondence, including a series of correspondence with art dealers, and also include photographs, reports, expedition field notes and journals, printed material, newspaper clippings, blueprints, meeting minutes, letters of recommendation, insurance records, invoices, page proofs, telegrams, rubbings, sketches, visiting cards, shipping documents and press releases
Minnesota Historical Society
Correspondence (1855-1934, 1987-1988), diary (1854-1863), newspaper clippings, and miscellany, all relating to the family of Channing Seabury, a businessman of St. Paul (Minn.) and later chairman of the Board of State Capitol Commissioners (1893-1908), including his sister, Caroline Seabury, who taught (1854-1863) in Columbus, Mississippi


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