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Creators:
Bress, Chuck
Bress, Pat
Dates:
ca. 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 written documents related to the photographers' work and association with jazz figures.

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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:
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:
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:
Marx, Harpo
Dates:
undated
Size:
7 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1290
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Jones, Quincy, 1933-
Eckstine, Billy
Tucker, Bobby, 1923-2008
Dates:
1883-2007, undated
Size:
36 cubic feet, 88 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1141
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection primarily documents the close collaboration between Tucker and Billy Eckstine over a forty-year period, circa 1949-1990. It articulates the growth and development of a working jazz master—Eckstine—and the diversity of the musical repertoire he performed as he cultivated new audiences throughout his career. The collection includes original orchestrations of arrangements by Tucker and other well regarded arrangers such as Billy Beyers, Quincy Jones, Bob Enevoldsen, Marty Paich, Samm ...

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Creators:
Schiedt, Duncan P.
Dates:
1900-2012, undated
Size:
65 cubic feet, 124 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1323
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Duncan Schiedt (1921-2014) was a jazz scholar, writer, photographer, film maker, researcher and pianist. He authored four books relating to jazz history. Many of his photographs and articles were featured in magazines, periodicals and documentaries. Schiedt also collected the work of other photographers on the subject of jazz.

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Creators:
Blue Eagle, Acee, 1907-1959
Dates:
1907-1975
Size:
673 paintings (visual works), approximate, 30 linear feet, 55 document boxes and 8 oversize boxes
Collection ID:
NAA.1973-51
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Acee Blue Eagle was a Pawnee-Creek artist, poet, dancer, teacher, and celebrity. The papers relate to both Blue Eagle's personal and professional life. Also included are some materials of Blue Eagle's friend Mae Abbott and a collection of art by other Indians.

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Creators:
Shaw, Charles Green, 1892-1974
Dates:
1686, 1833-1979, bulk 1909-1974
Size:
45.6 linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.shawchar
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The collection measures 45.6 linear feet and and documents the life of American abstract artist, writer, poet, and illustrator Charles Green Shaw. The papers date from 1833-1979 with the bulk of the material spanning 1909-1974 and a single item of ephemera dating from 1686. Records include biographical information and correspondence with family, colleagues and several artists and writers. The papers also contain writings and extensive diaries, sketchbooks and scrapbooks spanning Shaw's entire ca ...

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