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Set Design Drawing from All in the Family

Set Design Drawing from All in the Family

Description (Brief)
Drawing of the set design for the television sitcom All in the Family. The television series All in the Family began in January 1970 and presented issues foremost in American consciousness at the time. Intolerance in its many forms, frequently ethnic prejudice, was one of the basic themes. Archie Bunker became identified with all that flawed the relationships of our multi-ethnic citizens. The interplay between Archie’s bigotry, Mike Stivic’s Polish-American liberalism, and Edith’s and Gloria’s search for tolerance and acceptance reflected the nation’s social struggles, holding a dramatic mirror to America’s conscience. The show appeared on CBS-TV and was produced by Norman Lear.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Set Design
drawing
maker
Roberts, Don
Maker
T. A. T. Productions
maker
Roberts, Don
place made
United States: California, Los Angeles
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
vellum (overall material)
graphite (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 34 in x 22 in; 86.36 cm x 55.88 cm
ID Number
1978.2146.08
accession number
1978.2146
catalog number
1978.2146.08
Credit Line
Gift of Tandem/TAT Productions (through Norman Lear)
subject
Television
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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