Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
Found in 17 Collections and/or Records:
Overview Jean-Franois-Maurice-Arnauld, Baron Dudevant, better known as Maurice Sand (1823-1889 in Nohant-Vic), was a French illustrator, writer, and playwright. This is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections, related to or created by Maurice Sand.
Overview The volatile period of civil unrest in France during May 1968 was punctuated by demonstrations and massive general strikes as well as the occupation of universities and factories across France. At the height of its fervor, it virtually brought the entire advanced capitalist economy of France to a dramatic halt. This artificially-created collection contains posters, protest leaflets, tracts, and photographs from these student protests in May 1968.
Overview Born on April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson went on to become a stellar athlete, civil rights activist, and an immensely popular singer and actor, known for his stage and film performances in The Emperor Jones and Show Boat. The collection contains ephemera documenting Robeson's career from 1924 to 1973, including: programs, souvenir books on his life story, magazines, playbills, photographs (black-and-white movie stills),...
Overview The Johns Hopkins University Vietnam War ephemera collection, 1960 to 1970, is an artificially assembled collection with manuscript material chosen by the curators of Special Collections. The collection contains posters, leaflets, handbills, and curricula materials created during the Vietnam War. Please see the series descriptions for biographical or historical information regarding specific items.
Content Description Rewritten from dealer description: Pen and ink cartoon caricature on poster-size artist board, by William “Norman” Ritchie, drawn in 1915. The drawing lampoons the latest fashion in women's clothing, the inclusion of pockets on women's garments, with one caption starting with, "Just Like A Man." The central image shows a stylish woman with dozens of parcels protruding from the over-stuffed pockets of her outergarments. The item measures fifteen by eleven and a half inches, and is...
Overview Russian poster with Russian phrase that can be translated as, "Everyone come out for the Communist subbotnik!", 1974. Subbotniks were days of volunteer work following the October Revolution that took place on Saturday. The tradition is continued in modern Russia and some other former Soviet Republics. Subbotniks are mostly organized for cleaning the streets of garbage, fixing public amenities, collecting recyclable material, and other community services.
Overview The Space Telescope Science Institute (STScI) is the science operations center for the Hubble Space Telescope and for the James Webb Space Telescope.These records reflect much of the administrative and scientific activities of the STScI, from the early planning stages of the Hubble Space Telescope in the 1960s to the Next Generation (James Webb) Space Telescope in the early 21st century.