Mildred Baker papers, [ca. 1930]-1987.

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Mildred Baker papers, [ca. 1930]-1987.

Material relating to Baker's work as an art administrator on the Federal Art Project, Salons of America and First Municipal art exhibitions, 1934, at the Newark Museum, and elsewhere. Also included are an exhibition catalog, "New York No-Jury Exhibition-Salons of America, Inc., Sponsored by the Honorable Fiorello H. La Guardia, Mayor of the City of New York, From April 9, to May 6, 1934" (70 p. + suppl.) and a photograph (reel 1817) taken at the time of the installation by Peter A. Juley & Son, of the staff, artists and friends. Among those pictured are: Mildred Holzhauer (Baker), Theresa Bernstein, Jonas Lie, Concetta Scaravaglione, Dorothy Miller, Gaston Longchamp, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Emile Branchard, Mrs. Emile Branchard, Holger Cahill, Jack Sparrow, Waldo Peirce, Leon Hartl, Jimmie Burke, Ben Benn, Arnold Friedman, Henry McBride, Wood Gaylor, Robert Laurent, Adelaide Lawson, Augustus Goertz, and others (unidentified).

2.4 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 3 reels)Addition (1999): 1.4 linear ft.

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Peter A. Juley & Son

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Photographic studio. Peter A. Juley (1862-1937) and Paul P. Juley (1890-1975) specialized in photographing works of art and taking portraits of artists, serving museums, galleries, art dealers, private collectors, corporations, conservators, and nearly every major American artist of the late 19th and 20th centuries. From the description of Peter A. Juley & Son Photographs of artists' portraits, their studios, and works. 1982-1996. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: ...

Baker, Mildred, 1905-

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Baker was assistant to the director, Holger Cahill, on the Federal Art Project. Prior to that appointment, she worked for College Art Association and a gallery on 57th Street. Baker's early role in FAP was to scout directors for regional programs in Ohio, Missouri, Nebraska and Iowa. She later was involved in exhibitions and Community Art Centers. From the description of Mildred Baker interview, 1965 July 22 [sound recording]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80376619 ...

Municipal Art Exhibition 1934 : New York, N.Y.)

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Hartl, Léon, 1889-.

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Self-trained painter; New York, N.Y. Born 1889. A protege of the Whitney Club. From the description of Leon Hartl papers, 1925-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515442 Léon Hartl (1889-1973) was a French-born painter known for his figures, still lifes and landscapes. He emigrated to American in 1912 and spent much of his working life in New York. From the guide to the Léon Hartl Papers, 1924-1966, (Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Li...

Longchamp, Gaston

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Bernstein, Theresa

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Theresa Bernstein (1890-2002) was an artist and writer known for her cityscape paintings of New York City. Born in Philadelphia, she dropped out of high school to study at the Philadelphia School of Design for Women, and graduated in 1911 after having studied with Harriet Sartain, Elliott Daingerfield, Henry Snell and Daniel Garber. After graduation she moved to New York and had her first solo art show in 1919. Her works were widely exhibited with the National Academy of Design and the Society o...

Gaylor, Wood, 1883-1957

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Painter and lithographer Samuel Wood Gaylor (1883-1957) was born in Stamford, Conn. and studied at the National Academy of Design, New York, under Walt Kuhn. He exhibited at the Armory Show, the Penguin Club, and the Downtown Gallery and participated in many art organizations including the Kit-Kat Club, the Penguin Club, Modern Artists of America, American Society of Painters, Sculptors and Engravers. He served on the board for the Salons of America, the Hamilton Easter Field Art Foundation, the...

Goertz, August F.

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Abstract painter, WPA muralist, New York, N.Y. Goertz organized the 1977 exhibition "New York City WPA Art: Then 1934-1943 and ... Now 1966-1977," and subsequently founded the New York City WPA Artists, Inc. From the description of Augustus Goertz papers, 1931-1993 (1977-1984). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 317592522 Abstract painter, WPA muralist, New York, N.Y. Goertz organized the 1977 exhibition "New York City WPA Art: T...

Laurent, Robert, 1890-1970

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Painter, etcher, writer, and teacher; Brooklyn, N.Y. and Ogunquit, Me. From the description of Robert Laurent phonograph records, 1942. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122515004 Painter, sculptor, teacher, etcher, and writer; Brooklyn, New York & Ogunquit, Maine. Laurent studied under Hamilton Easter Field, and both were from Brooklyn, N.Y. and were involved in the summer art colony in Oguniquit, Maine. From the description of Robert L...

Scaravaglione, Concetta, 1900-1975

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Sculptor and teacher; New York, N.Y. From the description of Concetta Maria Scaravaglione papers, 1924-1967. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122557177 ...

Kuniyoshi, Yasuo, 1889-1953

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Painter; New York, N.Y. From the description of Yasuo Kuniyoshi letter to Edgar P. Richarson, 1948 July 25. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79897805 Japanese-American painter and printmaker; New York. From the description of [Yasuo Kuniyoshi art work] [graphic] / Yasuo Kuniyoshi, artist and photographer. [ca. 1945-1953] (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 81603860 Yasuo Kuniyoshi (1889-1953) was a Japanese-American painter, printmaker and photogra...

Federal Art Project

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The FAP projects included a broad range of events and activities which generated the various publications and materials found in the central files of the general subject series. ART FOR THE MILLIONS was a publication project about the accomplishments of the FAP consisting of a series of articles by Project workers. In addition to creating work for artists, the FAP sought to increase art appreciation as well as art sales among the general public. In doing so it devised a plan which created Nation...

Gaylor, Adelaide Lawson, 1889-1986

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Branchard, Emile Pierre, 1881-1938

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Miller, Dorothy Canning, 1904-2003

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MoMA curator (1935-1969) and honorary trustee (1984-), art advisor, editor. From the description of Dorothy C. Miller papers, 1929-1984. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122569190 Art museum curator; New York, N.Y.; b. Feb. 6, 1904, Hopedale, Mass.; d. July 11, 2003, Greenwich Village, N.Y. From the description of Oral history interview with Dorothy C. Miller, 1970 May 26-1971 Sept. 28. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 80691316 Museum curator, art consultant...

Sparrow, Jack, b. 1893

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Peirce, Waldo, 1884-1970

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Nationally recognized American artist Waldo Peirce (1884-1970) was known for illustrating envelopes. Peirce was a Harvard alumnus, having earned his Harvard AB 1908; the addressee, William Bingham (1889-1971) earned his Harvard AB 1916 and served as director of athletics at Harvard from 1926 to 1951. These envelopes were sent during a period when the Harvard football team was at a low point and being criticized by the press. From the description of Illustrated envelopes addressed to ...

Burke, Jimmy

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Salons of America, Inc.

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New York (N.Y.). Municipal Art Committee.

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Cahill, Holger, 1887-1960

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Writer, art director. From the description of Reminiscences of Holger Cahill : oral history, 1957. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 309729309 Art administrator; New York, N.Y. National director of Federal Art Project, administered under Federal Project No. 1 of the Works Progress Administration (later the Work Projects Administration). The FAP provided work to unemployed artists. Cahill was the director throughout its existence. ...

Lie, Jonas, 1880-1940

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Friedman, Arnold, 1874-1946

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Painter; New York, N.Y. Birthdate also given as 1872, 1879, and 1882. From the description of Arnold Friedman papers, [ca. 1910-1984]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 122565435 ...

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