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Finding Aids to Official Records of the Smithsonian Institution Archives

Accession 17-053

National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits

Exhibition Records, 1984-1989

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits
Title: Exhibition Records
Dates: 1984-1989
Quantity: 0.58 cu. ft. (1 document box) (1 oversize folder)
Collection: Accession 17-053
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

This accession consists of records that document the design and production of the exhibition "Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940" at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). The exhibition examined the lasting impact of the migration of African Americans to the Northern section of the United States. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, exhibit outline, exhibit script, installation information, label text, notes, images, and clippings.

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This accession consists of records that document the design and production of the exhibition Field to Factory: Afro-American Migration, 1915-1940 at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). The exhibition examined the lasting impact of the migration of African Americans to the Northern section of the United States. Materials include correspondence, memoranda, exhibit outline, exhibit script, installation information, label text, notes, images, and clippings.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 17-053, National Museum of American History. Department of Exhibits, Exhibition Records

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Container List

Box 1

Field to Factory - Outline and script, 1987

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Field to Factory - Installation set-up

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Field to Factory - Label text

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Field to Factory - Mannequins and costumes, 1986

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Field to Factory - Installation - Contact sheets, 1987, 1989

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Field to Factory - Object search/Exhibit opening - Contact sheets, 1987

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Field to Factory - Press clippings, 1984-1987

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Field to Factory - Notes

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NMAH's 25th Anniversary Celebration - Contact sheets, 1989

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Field to Factory - Design drawings by Kenneth V. Young; and Paint and finish chart

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