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Louise Nevelson papers, circa 1903-1988

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9.1: Family and Personal , circa 1903-1930s

Subseries consists of photographs of the Berliawsky family, including what seems to be a portrait of Nevelson's grandparents and their sons presumably dating from the late 1800s, a portrait of her father, Isaac Berliawsky circa 1903-1904, a portrait of the Berliawsky family after their arrival in America (including Nevelson and her siblings) circa 1907, and a portrait of Nevelson's sister, Anita Berliawsky, as a young woman; Nevelson's class and team photographs, including class photographs from 1913 and 1918 (the year in which she graduated) and a photograph of Nevelson on the basketball team; portraits of Nevelson as a young girl; photographs of the Nevelson family, including a portrait of her husband, Charles, a photograph of Nevelson with her husband and his brothers, and photographs of Nevelson with her husband and son; photographs of her son, Mike, as a baby and young man; and photographs of Nevelson in New York circa 1922, in Munich circa 1931, on board a ship to Paris in 1932, and sometime during the 1930s, before she became known as an artist.
Most files contain copy prints and negatives of the photographs made by AAA. Files are arranged in chronological order.
Description Container Select
Berliawsky Family, circa 1903-1907, and undated
14
1
Class and Team Photographs, 1913-1919
14
2
Portraits of Louise Nevelson as a Young Girl, circa 1915-1920
14
3
Nevelson Family, 1920s
14
4
Mike Nevelson, 1920s-1930s
14
5
Louise Nevelson, circa 1922-1930s
(See also Box 20)
14
6
Oversize, Louise Nevelson, circa 1922-1930s
(See Box 14, F6)
20 (sol)

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