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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:
Ellington, Ruth, (Ruth Ellington Boatwright), 1915-
Dates:
1923–1992
Size:
33 cubic feet, 77 boxes, 3 oversize folders
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of correspondence, appointment books, business records, music manuscripts, sound recordings, photographs, and ephemera documenting the activities of Duke Ellington and the management of Tempo Music, Incorporated. There is a small amount of material relating to the Ellingotn family.

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Creators:
McKinley, Ray (musician, bandleader), 1910-1995
Dates:
1945-1994
Size:
19.5 cubic feet, 56 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0635
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Ray McKinley Music and Ephemera consists of music, scores, sideman books, photographs, correspondence, news clippings and magazine articles, business records, awards, audio and videotapes, 45 rpm commercial recordings, and miscellaneous biographical notes. The records date from the the late nineteenth century to 1996 and document the professional music career and personal life of Ray McKinley (drummer, band leader, and vocalist). The collection is organized into three series; Series 1: Music ...

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Creators:
Soul Train Holdings, LLC
Dates:
1987-2004
Size:
1 Cubic feet, 1 box
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1223
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of printed materials, including programs, press kits, prints, slides and posters from various award presentations given by the syndicated television program Soul Train from 1987 to 2004. These include the Soul Train Music Awards, Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, Soul Train Comedy Awards, and Soul Train Divas and Kings.

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Creators:
Silber, Irwin, 1925-2010
Paredon Records.
Dane, Barbara
Dates:
1969-2007
Size:
8.85 Cubic feet, 6.6 Cubic feet, Audiotapes, 1.25 Cubic feet, Business records, 1 Cubic feet, Phonograph records
Collection ID:
CFCH.PARE
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Paredon Records audiorecordings consist of all 50 of the recordings released by Paredon, along with the master audiotapes. Many of the recordings have a file containing business records relating to their production. These business records include artist contracts, recording reports, various notes on records produced, photographs of artists, news articles both about and by Barbara Dane, Irwin Silber, and Paredon Records, correspondence by Barbara Dane, Irwin Silber and Paredon Records, and ot ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 24-July 5, 1981
Size:
1 cubic foot, approximate
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1981
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smiths ...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
Dates:
June 16-September 6, 1976
Size:
1 cubic foot, approximate
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1976
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Smithsonian Institution Festival of American Folklife, held annually since 1967 on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., was renamed the Smithsonian Folklife Festival in 1998. The materials collected here document the planning, production, and execution of the annual Festival, produced by the Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage (1999-present) and its predecessor offices (1967-1999). An overview of the entire Festival records group is available here: Smiths ...

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Creators:
Chickering, Lisa
Porterfield, Jeanne
Dates:
1954-2015, undated
Size:
7 sound tape reels, 67.86 linear feet, 5 videocassettes (digital betacam), 5 electronic discs (dvd), 4 cassette tapes, 38 film reels, 18 sound discs (vinyl), 1 videocassette (u-matic)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2015.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

The Lisa Chickering and Jeanne Porterfield collection documents their work as travel filmmakers, photographers, and writers from 1954-2015. Their films are an example of the travel lecture film, a genre which combined silent travelogue films with live narration. Chickering and Porterfield presented their films throughout the United States and Canada in the 1960s and 1970s before turning to freelance still photography and travel writing in the early 1980s. The audiovisual and photography collecti ...

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