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Art

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 12 Collections and/or Records:

Arthur Szyk Collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-819
Abstract

Collection consists of advertisements, articles, books, lithographs, magazine covers, posters, and stamps that Szyk illustrated between 1931, 1941-1955. Additional items contain exhibit promotions and articles about Szyk's work. Szyk's artwork includes sartoric images of Adolf Hitler and Nazi leaders; patriotic images of President George Washington, Secretary of Labor Frances Perkins, and American ideals; depictions of Eastern European Jewry, Israel's independence, prophets, and sages; and advertisements promoting Asbestos Limited, Casco, Nescafe, North American Aviation, United States Steel, and Utah Radio Products Company. Two Time magazine covers dated from 1941 display Szyk's portraits of Secretary of Agriculture Claude Wickard and Director of Economic Affairs Hubertus J. van Mook.

Dates: undated, 1931-2002

Boris Schatz Collection

 Collection — Consolidated Box P16, Folder: P-571
Identifier: P-571
Abstract

Contains a photocopy of the printed English version of Schatz's autobiography, written in 1905 in Bulgaria and published in 1925 in Jerusalem. It includes reference to his visit to the St. Louis Exhibition (1904 World's Fair) by which he was deeply affected and to which he contributed a fountain. Also included are photocopies of Schatz's obituaries from The Rocky Mountain news and The Denver post, reporting his death in a Denver Colorado hospital where he stopped off for treatment on his way from California to Hungary.

Dates: undated, 1925-1987

David Friedmann Freemason Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25766
Abstract

This collection contains documents related to the membership of David Friedmann in several Freemason organizations. The materials include correspondence; official documents; newspaper clippings; and photographs. Most of the materials relate to the correspondence between David and the different Freemason lodges he was a member of as well as official documents documenting the membership of the lodges.

Dates: 1946-1965

Dora Segall Material

 Collection
Identifier: AR 2124
Abstract

The Dora Segall Material holds papers of Dora Segall, who worked for the Leo Baeck Institute London and her husband Fritz, who was head of the Berlin-based Jüdische Künstlerhilfe. The bulk of the material consists of correspondence and related documentation pertaining to their professional capacities. Over half of the collection relates to Fritz Segall's work and documents the assistance provided to German-Jewish artists by the Künstlerhilfe. In addition to correspondence, the collection holds photographs, articles and clippings and reports.

Dates: 1927-1992; Majority of material found within 1935-1941

Hart family papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-18
Abstract

This Collection contains the personal and business correspondence, legal documents, and account and ledger books of the Hart family, 1755-1898. The papers are primarily concerned with Aaron Hart (1792-1801); Adolphus Hart (1846-1876), Benjamin Hart (1792); and Ezekiel Hart (1799-1862). Hart family corresponts included in this collection include Sir James Henry Craig, governor of Canada; and James Reid, Chief Justice of Lower Canada.

Gerald Hart's (1869-1897) papers constitute half of the collection. Among the latter are extensive references to paintings and coins collected by Gerald Hart, and information relating to the Society for Historical Studies-Society of Canadian Literature and the Numismatic and Antiquarian Society.

Also included is a family biography in manuscript, and an 1821 militia roll of Captain Hart's company.

Dates: undated, 1755-1898

Louis E. Shecter, papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-165
Abstract

The collection contains correspondence, newspaper clippings, and photographs relating to the activities of Louis E. Shecter, a Baltimore advertising executive, art collector, and former president of the local branch of the American Jewish Congress. It includes several articles written by him, as well as the replies of 10 U.S. Senators, 1 Representative, and 2 Maryland government officials to Shecter's request that they describe their impression of John Fitzgerald Kennedy in a one-sentence statement.

Dates: undated, 1921-1989

Records of the B'nai Moses Congregation (Muscatine, Iowa)

 Collection — Consolidated Box I4, Folder: Collection I-264
Identifier: I-264
Abstract

This collection contains the synagogue's membership ledger book with pages cut to indicate donations made on the Sabbath or Holiday (amounts listed in cents or shilling); a booklet of printed Torah blessings, velvet ark curtain inscribed "In memory of Isaiah and Freyde Liflander" (in Hebrew), brown velvet Bimah cover (with Mogen David) and hand sewn purple Torah mentel (cover) with Mogen David. Also includes photocopies of the records of the deed of the synagogue and Hevery Kadeese, the Jewish burial society in Muscatine.

Dates: 1890-1935

Ruth Jacobsen Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25902
Abstract

The collection contains materials relating to Ruth Jacobsen, a Hidden Child of the Holocaust and the first female projectionist in New York. A lot of the collection is dedicated to Jacobsen’s attempt to cope with her past as a Hidden Child and sharing her testimony with others through her art. The collection is arranged into four series and six subseries. Materials in the collection include manuscripts, collage books, photographs, artworks, correspondence, and notebooks.

Dates: 1885-2019; Majority of material found within 1950s-1990s

Salomons-Fox Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25886
Abstract

The Salomons-Fox family collection documents the lives of various family members of the extended Salomons-Fox family. Topics of the collection are the education; the emigration or attempted emigration to the United States, the establishment of a new life in America; and the professional career of the individuals represented in the collection. An extensive amount of the collection focusses on the artistic career and life of Dave Fox. Also included are papers pertaining to the circus artist and actor, Jackie (Leo) Gerlich, who appeared in the 1939 movie “The Wizard of Oz."

Dates: 1855-2018; Majority of material found within 1910-1985

Sarah Ann Hays Mordecai collection

 Collection
Identifier: P-70
Abstract

Collection consists of a commonplace book containing 102 manuscript poems (and 22 illustrations) apparently by contemporary poets, the majority of which are dedicated to Miss Sarah Ann Hays. It also includes the work of Charles Fenno Hoffmann, Charlotte Meade Graham, and William Keating; an original water color of a view of Major Stephen Long's expedition party crossing the lower falls of the Winnipeg River by Samuel Seymour; 17 individual items among which are 3 original sketches; a pith drawing by Charlotte Meade Graham; and a copy of an 1830 edition of Flora's dictionary.

Dates: undated, 1823-1888

Trudy Jeremias Collection

 Collection
Identifier: AR 25354
Abstract

The Trudy Jeremias Family Collection documents the lives of several family members of Trudy Jeremias, née Epstein. The largest part of the collection documents the life and art of her mother, Anna de Carmel, who left Vienna in 1938 and opened an arts studio in New York City. There is also material on her stepfathers Walter Gutman and Felix Augenstein. Felix was an architect who became famous for designing Sigmund Freud's chair. Only two clippings pertain to Trudy Jeremias herself.

Dates: 1857-2008 ; Majority of material found within 1930-1980

William Meyerowitz papers

 Collection — Consolidated Box P21, Folder: P-740
Identifier: P-740
Abstract

Exhibition programs from galleries and museums displaying paintings and etchings of Meyerowitz, some autographed by the artist. Also contains invitations - one handwritten by Meyerowitz - to various art exhibitions featuring his work.

Dates: undated, 1923-1930, 1942, 1975-1976