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Wiener, Gerta Ries

Letters, circa 100, from Gerta Ries Wiener to Mel Wacks concerning commemorative medals created by Wiener and commissioned by Wacks for the Judah L. Magnes Museum, from Emma Lazarus, Adolph Ochs, Benjamin N. Cardozo, Béla Schick, Ernestine L. Rose, Gertrude Stein, Louis D. Brandeis, Gershom Mendes Seixas, Henrietta Szold, Golda Meir, Gershom Mendes Seixas, and Jascha Heifetz (medal not made).

This is a partial copy of the Wiener material at the (Smithsonian) Archives of American Art, their catalog record is:

https://www.aaa.si.edu/collections/mel-wacks-papers-regarding-gerta-ries-wiener-and-jewishamerican-hall-fame-13610

Newman Portal acknowledges Mel Wacks and the American Israel Numismatic Association for making this material available.

 

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    Jewish-American Hall of Fame: Letters From Medalist Gerta Ries Wiener Vol. 1 2007

    Jewish-American Hall of Fame: Letters From Medalist Gerta Ries Wiener Vol. 1

    First half of about 100 letters written by artist Gerta Ries Wiener to Mel Wacks, Director of the Jewish-American Hall of Fame, that were contributed to the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in 2007. These letters discuss her creative process in producing eleven medals for the Jewish-American Hall of Fame over a 25-year period. Many of these letters include illustrations, photos, etc.

    Jewish-American Hall of Fame: Letters From Medalist Gerta Ries Wiener Vol. 2 2007

    Jewish-American Hall of Fame: Letters From Medalist Gerta Ries Wiener Vol. 2

    Second half of about 100 letters written by artist Gerta Ries Wiener to Mel Wacks, Director of the Jewish-American Hall of Fame, that were contributed to the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution in 2007. These letters discuss her creative process in producing eleven medals for the Jewish-American Hall of Fame over a 25-year period. Many of these letters include illustrations, photos, etc.

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