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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:
undated
1812-1978
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:
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:
GeĢnin, Auguste, 1862-1931
Dates:
circa 1920
Size:
37 mounted prints (Album :, silver gelatin)
Collection ID:
NAA.PhotoLot.86-25B
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Photographs relating to a Mexican natural history collection, including archeological, ethnographic, physical, entomological, ornithological, conchological, and paleontological collections. The photographs are mounted in an album entitled "Collections de Auguste Genin," where they are divided according to discipline and have accompanying typewritte...

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1839-1986, undated
Size:
94 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S16
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 16: Country, Western, and Folk Music contains approximately 11,500 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards country, western, and folk music 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:
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971
Basie, Count, 1904-
Davis, Miles
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
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Dates:
1894-1979
Size:
30 cubic feet (352 film reels , 16 mm)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

More than 300 reels of 16mm black and white and color film, silent and sound, fiction and documentary motion picture film documenting jazz and related musical performances, social and popular dance styles and performances, jazz musicians, performance locales, and documentation of African-American popular culture. A list of featured performers in the collection is shown below. The films are frequently compilations produced by Smith for lectures.

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Creators:
LeGon, Jeni, 1916-
Dates:
1930 - 2002
Size:
1 cubic foot (1 box, includes photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0829
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the career of Jeni LeGon as a dancer, dance instructor and actress.

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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:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery. Department of Education
Dates:
1987-1998
Size:
4.5 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes) (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 02-010
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records document the planning, development and execution of public programs associated with collections and exhibitions. Programs provide additional opportunities to augment and enhance public awareness of Asian and Eastern culture beyond traditional exhibitions. Programs include hands-on projects for families, musical and dance performa...

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Creators:
National Museum of American History, Division of Cultural History
Dates:
1985-2000
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 11-088
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of records created and maintained by Howard Bass while producing public programs at the National Museum of American History (NMAH). The majority of the records pertain to the "American Sampler" series of programs which presented traditional music, dance, and storytelling from communities and cultural groups throughout ...

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