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Creators:
Bress, Chuck
Bress, Pat
Dates:
circa 1984-1990
Size:
2 cubic feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1219
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Primarily black-and-white photographic prints and photographic negatives created by Pat Bress and Chuck Bress in the late 1980s. The photographs depict jazz musicians and singers performing at two Washington, D.C. night clubs, Charley's Place and Blues Alley, in challenging lighting situations. Also, a box of correspondence and miscellaneous writte...

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Creators:
Reynolds, Corbett
Dates:
1962-2015, undated
bulk 1979-2000
Size:
2 cubic feet (5 boxes, 16 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1390
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Artwork, photographs, and papers of Columbus, Ohio artist and founder of the Red Party (circuit party) Corbett Reynolds. These papers include materials related to Rudely Elegant, Reynolds's bar and dance club in Columbus.

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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:
Adams, Joe, 1922-
Morehead, Howard, 1926-2003
Dates:
1948-1980
Size:
1 cubic foot (3 boxes and 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0908
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs, scrapbooks, and other materials documenting the career of Joe Adams, a Los Angeles radio announcer and movie and television actor, who later became Ray Charles's manager.

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Creators:
Jefferson, Yvonne Runtz
Jefferson, Maceo
Cargill, Thomas
Cargill, Darlene Johnson
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Dates:
1898-1974
Size:
8 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1370
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and career of jazz musician, arranger, songwriter and bandleader Maceo Jefferson. The collection includes biographical documents such as birth and marraige certificates and passports; letters, mostly relating to the music business and including carbon copies of letters sent by Jefferson; photographs, many inscribed...

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Creators:
Santamaria, Mongo, 1917-
Dates:
1950s-1996
Size:
2 cubic feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0893
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection includes music manuscripts, articles and clippings, concert programs, passports, and photographs.

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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:
Short, Bobby
Dates:
1908-2006
Size:
13.6 cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0946
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bobby Short was a singer and pianist whose career spanned seven decades. An interpreter of American popular music, he became a performer in childhood and remained active until his death. He is best known for his more than 35 years as performer-in-residence at the Hotel Carlyle's Café Carlyle in New York City. This collection contains personal papers and photographs as well as business papers, musical materials and photographs relating to Mr. Short's career as a performing artist.

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Creators:
Sports, Entertainment and Leisure, Division of, NMAH, SI
Bartel, Jean
Dates:
1943-1970, undated
Size:
0.66 cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0902
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographs of Jean Bartel during the Miss America Pageant in 1943 and her activities during her reign.

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