7 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Artists--United States.

  1. Bernard Malamud papers, 1930-1989

    13,000 items. 77 containers. 30.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Author. Part I contains correspondence, drafts, memoranda, manuscripts, notes and outlines, legal and financial records, printed matter, and other papers relating to Malamud's life and work as a novelist and short story writer, including his relations with editors, literary agents, and publishers, his work on theatrical and motion picture adaptations, his defense of free speech, and his support of the artistic community. Part II supplements the topics and files in Part I and also includes notes and outlines for classroom lectures given by Malamud at Bennington College, Bennington, Vermont, and drafts and notes for public lectures and readings.

  2. Charles Henry Fromuth papers, 1884-1937

    100 items. 2 containers plus 1 oversize. 1.2 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Artist. Diaries, autobiographical manuscripts, miscellaneous personal documents, newspaper clippings, exhibition catalogs, receipts, paint palettes and other papers relating principally to Fromuth's life and work as an American expatriate artist living in France.

  3. Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz correspondence and related material, 1929-1947

    157 items. 2 containers. 0.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Artist, Georgia O'Keeffe, and photographer, Alfred Stieglitz. Letters of Georgia O'Keeffe and Alfred Stieglitz to filmmaker Henwar Rodakiewicz, along with related printed and typed miscellany.

  4. Sharon Preston-Folta collection of Louis Armstrong correspondence, 1946-1973

    36 items. 1 container. .25 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Lucille "Sweets" Preston (1921-2020), a dancer at the Cotton Club and member of the vaudeville comedic duo Slim & Sweets, was an intimate partner of jazz legend Louis Armstrong beginning in the early 1950s. This collection consists of 33 letters and 3 photographs, formerly owned by their daughter Sharon Preston-Folta, that document the relationsip between "Satchmo" and Lucille Preston during this period.

  5. Linda Pershing "Ribbon around the Pentagon" collection, 1984-2018

    approximately 1,606 items. 8 containers. 4 linear feet. approximately 288 pages. 5 photographic prints : black-and-white ; 4 x 5 in., 5 x 7 in.. 131 photographic prints : color ; 3 1/2 x 5 in.. 971 photographic transparencies : color ; 35mm. 4 photographic transparencies : color ; 4 x 5 1/2 in.. 1 photographic negative : black-and-white ; 4 x 5 in.. 102 photographic negatives : color ; 35mm. 4 videocassettes (VHS) : analog. 50 audiocassettes : analog. 30 microcassettes : analog. 9 fabric panels : approximately 17 x 45 in.. 1 cleaning microcassette. -- American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Collection of ethnographic research data about Justine Merritt's "Ribbon around the Pentagon" project and subsequent related events. Includes several original Ribbon panels, audio interviews with participants, photographs of various Ribbon project events, video of lectures and documentaries, questionnaire responses, and signed copies of publications written by the collector.

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  6. Bernard Gotfryd photograph collection (Library of Congress)

    20,134 photographs (includes 8,803 slides and 8,239 photographic prints; 3,092 negatives). -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Photographs cover national and some international news stories featuring prominent people and events from 1960 to the early 1990s, including prominent people from a variety of occupations: academics, actors, architects, artists, authors, business leaders, cartoonists, civic leaders, composers, designers, government officials (including United Nations representatives), journalists, lawyers, musicians, news anchors, poets, playwrights, politicians; presidents and their families; religious leaders, scientists; film, television, opera and theater directors and producers; and prominent persons in the labor rights, civil rights and women's rights movements. Subjects include art, art exhibits, civic, cultural and social activities; entertainment, health, music, political campaigns, presidential elections, popular culture, and television programs. Gotfryd captures his subjects in formal portraits, at events, or in activities associated with their careers. Coverage of news stories is broad with a focus on cultural and social events in the United States, particularly in New York City. Examples of prominent subjects include Vietnam War demonstrations, drug addiction, labor strikes, politics, theater and fashion among many others. Views of New York City street scenes, people, nightlife, buildings and bridges are also heavily represented. In addition to these subjects, many of the color slides also show United Nations meetings, views of Israel and the West Bank, and the Pope travelling to the U.S. and Poland.

  7. Samuel J. Woolf collection

    146 drawings : chiefly charcoal and white chalk drawings ; sheets 65 x 50 cm and smaller. -- Prints and Photographs Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Collection contains formal portraits of political and military leaders, many from World War I and World War II, as well as documentary sketches from that time period by artist Samuel J. Woolf. Notable individuals include Aristide Briand, Neville Chamberlin, Dwight D. Eisenhower, Rudolf Hess, Roberto M. Ortiz, Pope Pius XI, Theodore Roosevelt, Jr., among others. Much of the work in this collection is the result of Woolf's live sketching of portrait sitters and of scenes of soldiers fighting or in transit, military headquarters and encampments, daily life during the wars, and the civilian response to wars.