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Creators:
Rockwell, David Hadley
Dates:
1980-2004, undated
Size:
3.2 cubic feet, 11 boxes, 1 oversize folder
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1342
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

An extensive collection of advertisements, club cards, ephemera, and invitations publicizing venues and events at entertainment clubs and venues in New York City, New York, New Jersey, and Florida. The materials make use of a variety of graphic arts styles.

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Creators:
Andriote, John-Manuel
Dates:
1976-2001
Size:
1.5 cubic feet, 5 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1184
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

John-Manuel Andriote interviewed several individuals and entertainers involved with the disco era for his book, Hot Stuff: A Brief History of Disco. This collection contains his interview tapes, transcripts, and materials related to the research and writing of his book.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1812-1978, undated
Size:
49 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S18
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Sam DeVincent loved music and art and began collecting sheet music with lithographs at an early age. Series 18, Dance contains approximately 3,330 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards dance in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
DC Cowboys Dance Company.
Dates:
1994-2012, undated
Size:
7.5 Cubic feet, 22 boxes, 3 oversize folders
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1312
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The records of the DC Cowboys Dance Company, an all-male, gay, non-profit dance company based in Washington, DC. that was active from 1994-2012. They peformed nationally and internationally live and on television, "celebrating diversity through dance."

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Creators:
Livelli, VIncent
Dates:
1991-2006, undated
Size:
1 cubic foot, 3 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0852
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Ephemera collected primarily in New York City relating to Latino entertainment, especially music.

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Creators:
Trobbe, Cyrus, musician
Dates:
ca. 1900-1982.
Size:
300 cubic feet, 322 record boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0242
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes: published music scores (1920-1980) collected by Cy Trobbe, scrapbooks documenting his music career (1919-1980), programs from musical presentations in San Francisco (1913-1980), disc recordings of Trobbe's radio broadcasts on KFRC in 1938; and a card catalog assembled by Trobbe of his collection, arranged by type of music.

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Creators:
Alderman, Alonzo (Tony) Elvis, (musician), 1900-1983
Dates:
1927-1983
Size:
4 cubic feet, 5 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Alonzo Elvis "Tony" Alderman played country music with the Galax Dixie Concert Band and The Hill Billies. During the 1950s through 1970s he recorded old-time and early country music, primarily at festivals and conventions. Alderman recorded many of the open-reel audiotapes in the collection at the Old Time Fiddlers Convention in Galax, Virginia.

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Creators:
Pepper, Jim
Dates:
1983-1984, 1990
Size:
0.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
NMAI.AC.062
Repository:
National Museum of the American Indian Archive Center

This collection includes a selection of handwritten and original sheet music written by Native jazz musician Jim Pepper (Kaw/Oklahoma Muskogee [Creek]).

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Creators:
Martin and Morris Music Company.
Morris, Kenneth, 1917-
Martin, Sallie
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Dates:
circa 1930-1985
Size:
8.7 boxes, 27 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0492
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1964-1977
Size:
8.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.ODEL
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The J. Scott Odell folk music collection, which dates from 1964-1977, documents the creation and use of folk instruments, and in particular the musicians and instruments of southwest Virginia (Galax), nearby North Carolina (Shelton-Laurel), and the surrounding tri-state vicinity. The collection also contains materials from northeast Vermont. The main focus of the collection is plucked Appalachian dulcimers. Materials include photographs, prints, field notes, trip reports, correspondence and othe ...

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