Arizona State Library, Archives and Public Records
This program is from the "Noah's Art" exhibit which ran from October 1961 through February 1962 at the Junior Museum located at the Tucson art Center. The exhibition featured animals, birds, and fish in a variety of media ranging from sculpture, painting, tapestry, and metals. The Junior Museum opened in 1957 and was established as a gift of the Junior League of Tucson, Inc. The Junior Museum was maintained by the Junior League and the Tucson Fine Arts Association. The objective of the gallery, amongst other things, was "to acquaint children with all the visual arts, through the works of the artists by the study of their varied personality, media, and technique.".
This collection contains correspondence, transcripts, photographs, negatives, proofs, and indices relating to the flag restoration work of Amelia Fowler and Katherine Richey. There are several hundred photographic prints and negatives of individual flags in the collection
Consultant physician, inventor of the Silvester technique of artificial respiration. Depicted seated; in the background, on the left a Flemish tapestry showing a rural scene with a bagpiper, and on the right a richly carved bookcase
African American Museum and Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library
The Ruth Beckford Papers include dance programs, correspondence, lesson plans, oral histories, manuscripts, newspapers clippings, and photographs documenting Beckford’s career as a noted African-Haitian dancer, actress, and teacher.
University of Kansas - Kenneth Spencer Research Library
American Science Fiction writer Theodore Sturgeon (1918-1985) was considered an innovator of the genre and one of the first real stylists. Sturgeon began publishing short stories in the 1930s. In his lifetime he authored six novels and numerous short stories. In the 1960s he worked as a screen writer for television shows such as The Invaders, The Land of the Lost, The Wild, Wild West, and Star Trek. Sturgeon won Hugo and nebula awards in 1970 for his short story "Slow Sculpture." This collection reflects his career as a writer and contains manuscripts of both short stories and novels. It also includes correspondence between Sturgeon and other authors.
Smithsonian Institution - Archives of American Art
The papers of southern California Pop artist Billy Al Bengston measure 10.2 linear feet and date from circa 1940s to 1989, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1960 to 1988. The collection documents the life and work of the artist through biographical materials, correspondence, personal business records, gallery and museum files, teaching files, project and commission files, scattered artwork, printed materials, and photographs.
Les Partell, from Nulla Nulla, an isolated community approximately fifty kilometres from Kempsey, was one of the early recorded "Australian Hillbilly" singers. He sings some of his self composed songs and plays guitar. Dooley Waters sings and plays guitar. He recounts stories about his introduction to early Australian hillbilly music. He also recounts stories about life in Nulla Nulla