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Creators:
Apollo Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1965
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (9" x 4".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0540
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Newspaper ad for Apollo Theatre acts performing the week of October 22; Pearl Bailey and her Revue, Bunny Briggs, Martin Bros.

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Creators:
Apollo Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
1968
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (8" x 6".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0540
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Newspaper advertisement proof for Apollo Theatre acts performing the week of April 12, 1968, Nancy Wilson, Cannonball Adderley, Duke Pearson Orchestra, Flip Wilson, and the Impacts.

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Creators:
Apollo Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Dates:
September 16, 1955
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (5" x 8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0540
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Index card with typed negative comments about Billie Holiday's performance. Author unidentified.

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Dates:
[unknown]
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (8.5" x 11".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0540
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

"All Girl / Revue / with the / International / Sweethearts / of Rhythm / Added Attraction / The Cats / and the / Fiddle", around Sptember 5th [no year]. "Ella Fitzgerald / and her / Band, featuring / Teddy / McRae / Miller / Bros. / & Lois", around Septermber 12th (no year). Author unidentified.

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Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 8-1/4" x 9-7/8".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1218
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Schiffman, Frank, ?-1972
Schiffman, Jack
Dates:
1931-1985
Size:
4 Cubic feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0540
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection documents the business endeavors of Frank Schiffman, and the Apollo Theater's contribution to American culture. The collection includes sound recordings, personal and business correspondence, photographs, business records, and printed material. The collection is arranged in six series as follows: Serie...

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Creators:
Basie, Count, 1904-
Smith, Ernie
Webster, Ben
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971
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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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Level:
series
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2001
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Dates:
1965 November 14
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0540
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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