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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
2009-2010
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 10-220
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession contains publicity materials for traveling exhibitions. Exhibitions represented are "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music," "Suited for Space," "Zoonoses: Animals, Humans and Health," "Romare Bearden: A Black Odyssey," and "Mint Condition: The Story of American Coins and Medals." Also included is the catalog "Update" ...

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Creators:
Kass, Stephen M.
Dates:
circa 1930s
Size:
0.27 linear feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-061
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from circa 1930 to 1939 and measures .27 linear feet, is comprised of 6 musical scores and one small Luzianne coffee can. Musical scores include: 1) Minstrel Book; 2) Cotton Club Parade 27th edition; 3) O Death Where is Thy Sting?; 4) The Moon Shines on the Moonshine; 5) Zip-a-Dee-Doo-Dah; 6) When You Sang Hush-a-bye Baby to Me.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution, Traveling Exhibition Service
Dates:
2010-2014
Collection ID:
Accession 14-127
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the "American Sabor: Latinos in U.S. Popular Music" website as it existed on January 21, 2014. It accompanies a traveling exhibition of the same name which began touring in early 2011. The website includes an online version of the exhibition, information about the exhibition, educational activities, and a blog w...

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Creators:
Bernholm, Jonas, 1946-
Dates:
1976-1991.
Size:
8 cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0551
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Documents relating to Bernholm's lifelong interest and work promoting black American music. Correspondence between Bernholm and numerous R&B artists, collaborators, record companies, and fan clubs; Bernholm's research and notes on R&B artists; printed material such as press releases, articles and newsletters on R&B artists.

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Creators:
Berlin, Irving, 1888-
Dates:
1905 - 1987
Size:
3 cubic feet (6 boxes and 10 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0257
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Irving Berlin was a 20th century American composer and songwriter. This collection has sheet music for over 200 songs composed by Irving Berlin, as well as a sheet music by other composers. In addition to sheet music, there is correspondence, awards, photographs, and posters pertaining to Irving Berlin.

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Creators:
Decca (recording company).
Duchin, Eddie (musician)
Cugat, Xavier (bandleader)
Columbia (recording company).
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Dates:
1916-1930s.
Size:
2.5 cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0297
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Popular music recorded approximately 1916-1930s: 78 and 45 RPM phonograph discs produced by Edison recordings, Victor, Decca, Columbia, and Silvertone. Boxes 1-4: 53 10" Edison recordings of popular songs by such artists as Freda Hemple, George Hamilton Green, the Metropolitan Quartet, and Frederick Kinsley; also hymns, World War I songs, and some...

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Creators:
Shurr, Robert L.
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher), 1873-1958
Dates:
1928
1948 - 1948
Size:
0.3 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0132
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of a photograph, several letters written by Handy, and several pieces of music which he published. Handy remains among the most influential of American Blues songwriters. Handy is credited with giving Blues, its contemporary form. While Handy was not the first to publish music in the blues form, he took the blues from a reg...

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Creators:
Bukowski, Henry S., 1922-
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Dates:
ca. 1930s-1940s].
Size:
0 Cubic Feet (3 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0678
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Publicity photographs and postcards of entertainers, mostly jazz musicians and leaders of dance bands, etc., and related memorabilia.

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
circa 1828-1980
Size:
79 boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S03
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 3: African-American Music, contains circa 7,800 pieces of sheet music and folios dating from the 1820s to the 1980s; most of the material dates from after 1890. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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Creators:
Rashad, Johari
Dates:
circa 1974-2003
Size:
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-028
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1974-2003, contains approximately 120 playbills and programs relating to black theater in Washingon D.C., including memorabilia from Arena Stage and the Kennedy Center. One playbill bears the autograph of Debbie Allen. Also present are magazines, newspaper clippings, posters, photographs of community events and 23 record albums. The albums include performances by Richard Pryor and various soul and R&B singers.

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