Historic records collection, 1970-1979.


Historic records collection, 1970-1979.

Historic records about the founding and development of the foundation, the parent organization of the American Museum of the Moving Image. Material includes a feasibility study prepared by the Office of Technical Assistance called "Of Need and Potential Uses of the Motion Picture Production facilities at Astoria, Long Island," 1970; a report about the Astoria Studios for the New York State Council on the Arts, 1978, describing goals, plans for use of studios, projected costs of programs, and expected returns, 1978. Also a history of Astoria Studios from the Paramount years, 1920-1941, and the Army years, 1942-1971. Other reports, some articles, and news clippings, complete the collection.

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United States. Army Pictorial Center

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United States. Small Business Administration

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Since 1963 the President of the United States has designated a week in May as national Small Business Week. During Small Business Week awards are presented to outstanding entrepreneurs and small business advocates at the state and national levels. The annual Small Business Person of the Year is selected on the basis of such factors as sales growth, employment expansion, financial strength, response to adversity, and community involvement. Small Business Persons of the Ye...

New York State Council on the Arts

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The position of executive director has been held by the following individuals: Laurence Roberts (1960-1961); John H. MacFadyen (1961-1964); John B. Hightower (1964-1970); Eric Larrabee (1971-1975); Kent Barwick (1975-1976); Robert A. Mayer (1976-1979); Theodore Striggles (1979-1980); Mary Hays (1980-1995); Al Berr (April, 1995-August, 1996); and Nicolette B. Clark (1996-present). From the description of Executive Director's subject and correspondence files, 1960-2001. (New York State...

United States. Army Pictorial Service

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Astoria Motion Picture and Television Foundation.

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Foundation established in 1977 to save historic motion picture studio built in 1919 in Astoria, Queens. Many famous stars made movies there, and from 1942-1971 it was operated by the U.S. Army as its Pictorial Center. Museum scheduled to open in 1987 will have exhibitions, cinematheque, a library, and an active education program. From the description of Historic records collection, 1970-1979. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155452099 ...

American Museum of the Moving Image

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Project sponsored by American Museum of the Moving Image to gather information from people involved with motion picture industry in New York City, particularly as it relates to Astoria Studios. From the description of New York motion picture industry oral history project, 1963-1985, 1979-1985 (bulk) (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155452079 Collecting area: Documents relevant to the history, art, and technology of film and video; documents pertaining to the history of Astoria...

Paramount Pictures, inc.

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Astoria Studio

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