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Yasuo Kuniyoshi papers, 1906-2016, bulk 1920-1990

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Series 10: Photographic Material , circa 1920-2005
1.4 Linear feet
Boxes 8-9, 16-17

Found here are photographs of Kuniyoshi in his studio, at various events and parties, teaching at Mills College and with his wife Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi. Numerous portraits of Kuniyoshi were taken by Konrad Cramer, Alfredo Valente, Peter A. Juley and Son, and others. Also found are photographs of artists, including Henry Mattson, Francis Criss, Julian Levi, Emil Ganso, Doris and Russell Lee, and others, taken by Yasuo Kuniyoshi. Of note are photographs of the Artists Equity Testimonial Dinner held in honor of Kuniyoshi's 1948 retrospective at the Whitney Museum of American Art. There are miscellaneous photographs and slides of Kuniyoshi's artwork, which mostly consist of duplicates of artwork photographs that can be found in other folders in the series. One album consists of snapshots of drawings and sketches by Kuniyoshi at an unidentified location. Researchers should note that photographs of artwork by Kuniyoshi can be found in Series 11: Artwork Photograph Records.
Photographs of Yasuo Kuniyoshi are at the beginning of the series. The rest of the material is loosely arranged by subject, such as photographs of people, events, artwork, and places.
The bulk of this series has been digitized. Materials which have not been digitized include blank versos of photographs and duplicates.
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Portraits of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, circa 1930s
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Portraits of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, circa 1940s
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Portraits of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, 1940s
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Portraits of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, 1940s
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Portraits of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, 1949
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Portraits of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, 1951-1953
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Portraits of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, circa 1930-1953
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Portraits of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, circa 1930-1953
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi in His Studio, circa 1930-1953
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi in His Studio, circa 1930-1953
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi in His Studio, circa 1930-1953
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Snapshots of Yasuo Kuniyoshi, circa 1930-1953
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi at Parties and Special Events, circa 1930-1952
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi at Parties and Special Events, circa 1930-1952
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi at Parties and Special Events, circa 1930-1952
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi at Whitney Museum Dinner, 1948
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi at Whitney Museum Dinner, 1948
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi Teaching, circa 1940-1952
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi Near Death, 1953
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi with Others, circa 1925-1953
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi with Others, circa 1925-1953
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi with Others at Unidentified Event, circa 1950
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Family Members (Framed Photograph), circa 1920-circa 1930
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi's Family Member (Framed Photograph), circa 1920-circa 1930
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Katherine Schmidt, circa 1920-1931
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Yasuo and Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi, circa 1935-1951
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Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi, circa 1935-1945, circa 1998- 2001
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Sara Mazo Kuniyoshi Photographs, circa 1935-circa 1945
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Artists Photographed by Kuniyoshi, circa 1936-circa 1939
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Other People Not Including Yasuo Kuniyoshi, circa 1930-circa 1950
Includes photographs of Dick Florsheim, Rico Lebrun, Raphael Soyer, and many others.
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Unidentified People in Costume, circa 1930-circa 1950
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Exhibition Installations, 1931-circa 1948
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Exhibition Installations, circa 1940s
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Whitney Museum Exhibition Installation, 1948
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Okayama Center Yasuo Kuniyoshi and Kazuo Sakata Joint Exhibition (Undated) and Paul Gallery Exhibition (1973), circa 1960-circa 1973
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Norton Gallery Exhibition Installation Slides, 1983
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New York Radio City Mural, 1932, 1995
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Contact Sheets of Various People and Places, circa 1930-1946
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Slides of Photography by Kuniyoshi, circa 1930-circa 1950
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Yasuo Kuniyoshi Studio Slides, circa 1950
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Woodstock House Slides, circa 1953-1966
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Woodstock House Snapshots, 1982-1995
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Woodstock House Snapshots, 1996-2005
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Waverly Place, New York Apartment Snapshots, circa 1970-circa 1980
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Living Room in Unidentified Location, 1946
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Sara Kuniyoshi's Paris and Italy Trip Slides, 1955
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Sara Kuniyoshi's Mexico Trip Slides, circa 1955-circa 1965
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Sara Kuniyoshi's Travel Contact Sheets and Negatives, circa 1955-1958
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Artwork by Others, circa 1920-circa 1950
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Artwork by Others, circa 1920-circa 1950
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Artwork Depicting Kuniyoshi, 1986-circa 1995
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Miscellaneous Photographs, circa 1973-circa 2005
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Miscellaneous Photograph Inventories and Notes, circa 1989-1998
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