Archive for June, 2016
Posted in CLara Helena Palacio Luca, Francis Xavier Luca, Frederic A. Sharf, gifts, Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection, Panama Canal, passenger ships, Photograph albums, Rochelle T. Pienn, Wolfsonian-FIU library
Tags: Isthmus of Panama, Joseph Pennell, malaria, Mosquitos, Pacific Mail Steamship Company, Panama Canal, Panama Railroad, Rochelle Pienn, Sharf Associate Librarian, Theodore Roosevelt (1858-1919), William Gorgas, yellow fever
From the United States, to the Philippines, to Tokyo, to Cuba: BAA & NEH Scholars Visit The Wolfsonian–FIU• June 18, 2016 • 1 Comment
Posted in 1920s, 1930s, African American History, Alabama, American left artists, architecture, Artists, colonial propaganda, colonialism, Communist Party of the United States, Communist Party of the United States of America, Communists, curator, displays, exhibitions, Far East, FIU, FIU community, Florida International University, Francis Xavier Luca, Frederic A. Sharf, graphic arts, Japan, Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf, Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection, leftist artists, library donors, museums, Philippine American War, Philippine-American War (1899-1902), Philippines, Photograph albums, racism, rare books and special collections library, Rochelle T. Pienn, War Photography, Wolfsonian, Wolfsonian library, Wolfsonian library collection, Wolfsonian museum library, Wolfsonian staff, Wolfsonian-FIU exhibitions, Wolfsonian-FIU library
Tags: African-Americans, Al Jolson, Anti-communism, Art Deco, Bavarian American Academy, Bayerische Amerika-Akademie, block print books, death penalty, Dr. Amy Bliss Marshall, Dr. Hitomi Yoshio, Dr. Steven Heine, electric chair, Felix Lewis, Francis Xavier Luca, Hap Hadley, Japan, Josephine Baker, Koizumi Kishio (1893-1945), Lidu Yi, lino-cut books, Mac Harshberger (1900-1975), National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), Nicolae Harsanyi, Philippines, Promising Paradise: Cuban Allure--American Seduction (exhibition), Quit Cryin' the Blues, racism, Remembering Tokyo (exhibit), Rochelle Pienn, Scottsboro Boys, Scottsboro Trial (Alabama), stereotypes, summer institutes, summer programs, Tokyo: High City and Low City, United States
Posted in African American History, collectors, Cuba, donations, exhibitions, Francis Xavier Luca, gifts, interns, library donors, Mitchell Wolfson Jr., New Deal era, racism, rare books and special collections library, The Wolfsonian-FIU library, Vicki Gold Levi, Wolfsonian library, Wolfsonian library collection, Wolfsonian library exhibits, Wolfsonian Library volunteers, Wolfsonian museum library, Wolfsonian-FIU library, Wolfsonian-FIU library exhibitions, World War (1939-1945), World War II, WWII
Tags: "Kid Gavilan" (the Cuban Hawk), 5th Street Gym (Miami Beach), Aryans, Boxeo y Beisbol (Wolfsonian library exhibit), Cassius Clay, civil rights, Eligio Sardinas Montalvo (1926-2003), Gerardo Gonzales (1926-2003), Jesse Owens (1913-1980), Joe Louis (1914-1981), Kid Chocolate (1926-2003), Max Schmeling (1905-2005), Muhammed Ali (1942-2016), Nation of Islam, Olympic Games (1936 Berlin), Ruth Yates, the "Brown Bomber"