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James Brooks and Charlotte Park papers, 1909-2010, bulk 1930-2010

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Series 10: Photographic Materials , 1909-2000s
4.1 Linear feet
Boxes 11-15

Photographic materials consist of photographs, digital prints, negatives, slides, and color transparencies. Subjects are artwork by Brooks, exhibition installations, people, places, and miscellaneous subjects.
Photographs of people include Brooks, Park, and others. Among the identified individuals are: Barry Adabody, L. Adams, Giogrio Cavallon, Julie and Peter Cochran, Sivon Conaty, Cile Downs, Betty and Julian Eisenstein, Ruth Judge, Judy Braude Kahn, Ibram and Ernestine Lassaw, Conrad and Anita Marcarelli, Sanford and Arloie McCoy, Tino and Ruth Nivola, John and Estelle Opper, Barbara Park, Syd Solomon, and the Watsons. In addition, there is a copy of Nina Leen's 1950 portrait of "The Irascibles" that appeared in Life. Also of note is a picture of unidentified attendees at a dinner at LaGuardia Airport on the occasion of the dedication of Flight.
Among the places appearing are Brooks' homes and studios in Montauk, New York, and East Hampton, New York. Views of the Middle East, taken during World War II, include Brooks and army colleagues, scenery, and views of local people engaged in daily activities. Travel pictures are of Maine, Italy, California and Oregon; those taken in Oregon include some of Park's relatives. Miscellaneous subjects are cars, pets, lettering and type.
This series is arranged by subject; within each subject, filing is alphabetical by folder title. Most of the material has been removed from binders and placed into archival folders. All original order has been maintained.
Description Container Select
Artwork by Brooks
All files may include photographic prints, digital prints, slides, negatives, and/or transparencies.
Artwork by Brooks (executed 1930s-1960s) , circa 1933-2000s
11
13
Artwork by Brooks (executed 1970-1974; slides) , 1970s
11
14
Artwork by Brooks (executed 1975-1987) and Exhibition Installation (1981) , 1970s-1980s
11
15
Paintings and Drawings of the Middle East produced for the Army Artists' Program of the U.S. Army Historical Division (executed 1942-1945) , 1997, 1940s
11
16-17
Paintings/Works on Paper, La Guardia Mural (executed 1930s-1942) , 1930s-circa 1970
11
18-19
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1946-1949) , 1940s-1960s
11
20
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1950-1954) , 1950s-1960s
11
21-23
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1955-1959), 1950s-1960s
12
1-3
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1960-1961) , 1960s-1970s
12
4-5
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1962-1963), 1960s-1970s
12
6-7
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1964-1966), 1960s-1970s
12
8-9
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1967-1969) , 1960s-1970s
12
10-11
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1970-1974) , 1970s-1980s
12
12-14
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1974-1979) , 1970s-1980s
12
15
Paintings/Works on Paper (executed 1980-1986) , 1980s-1990s
13
1-2
Works on Paper (executed 1947-1980s) , 1960s-1980s
13
3
Works on Paper (executed 1951-1986) , 1970s-1980s
13
4-7
13
4-7
WPA Mural, The Acquisition of Long Island, Woodside Library , circa 1938-1942
13
8
WPA Mural, Flight, LaGuardia Airport (executed 1938-1942) , undated, 1942
13
9
WPA Mural, Flight, LaGuardia Airport (executed 1938-1942) , circa 1979-1999
13
10
WPA Mural, Flight, LaGuardia Airport, Restoration and Rededication Ceremony 18) , 1980
1 photographic album
13
11
WPA Mural, Hempstead, N.Y. Post Office (designed 1934; not executed) , circa 1930s
13
12
WPA Mural, Labor and Leisure, Little Falls, N.J. Post Office (executed 1938) , undated
13
13
Installations; Family Portrait, 1982; Work by Other Artists , circa 1990s
13
14-17
Artwork by Brooks (executed 1950s-1970s) for Slide Lecture , undated
13
18
Exhibition Installations, Kootz Gallery; Martha Jackson Gallery, undated
13
19
Exhibition Installations , 1962-1963
14
1-2
Exhibition Installations, 1972-1981
14
3-4
Exhibition Installations, 1985-1992
14
5-6
Exhibition Installations, 1993-1997
14
7
People
Brooks, 1909-1910, 1940s-1977
14
8
Brooks with Colleagues in Egypt; Views of People, Daily Life and Landscapes , 1942-1945
14
9-10
Brooks with Others , 1940s-1982
14
11
Brooks and Park , 1950-1984
14
12
Brooks and Park with Others , undated
14
13
Others, Identified , 1937-1970
14
14
Others, Unidentified , 1940s-1984
14
15
Places
Brooks' Homes, undated
14
16
Brooks' East Hampton Studio, 1994, undated
14
17
Huckstep and Atlantic Crossing (U.S. Army), 1942
14
18
Italy, 1963
14
19
Maine, 1947-1948
14
20
The Middle East
Bengazi, 1942-1945
14
21
Egypt, 1942-1945
14
22
Palestine, 1942-1945
14
23
Unidentified Locations , 1942-1945
14
24-26
Unidentified Locations , 1942-1945
15
1-4
Montauk House and Studio, 1954, undated
15
5
Montauk House Move to Springs (slides), 1955
15
6
Oregon and California Trip; Oregon , 1968, undated
15
7
Springs House and Studio, circa 1968-1982
15
8
Unidentified, circa 1967-1977
15
9
Miscellaneous Subjects, 1969, undated
15
10
Miscellaneous Subjects, Lettering and Type , undated
15
11
Miscellaneous Subjects , 1949, undated
9 rolls of negatives
Katie and Everett at Headeck House, Charles at Fire Island (1 roll); Montauk '49, Interiors – Zackery, Beach Scenes (1 roll); Park Family (children) at Greene, New York (1 roll); Yorktown Heights, Eric and June Mose (1 roll); Untitled (5 rolls).
15
12
Unidentified Negatives, undated
15
13

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