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Creators:
Kovan, Florice Whyte
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)
Dates:
1942-1948, 1991-1993
Size:
3 Cubic feet (11 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0503
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Includes 7 VHS videotapes and 1 audio tape produced by Florice Whyte Kovan, containing interviews and recollections by some band members. Studio portraits and snapshot photographs in 3 scrapbooks, which also contain display advertisements and newspaper clippings from about the band, 1940s. Snapshots include documentation of the band's travels and l...

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Dates:
ca. 1940s-1950s
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0269
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Marx, Groucho (Julius Henry), 1890-1977 (comedian)
Dates:
Circa 1942
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 8.0" x 10.0")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0269
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Marx, Groucho (Julius Henry), 1890-1977 (comedian)
Dates:
Circa 1942
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 7.9" x 9.9")
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0269
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Creators:
Olsen, John
Johnson, Harold
Levison, Jay
Ray Evans
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Dates:
1941
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Ink paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S11
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Song from Olsen and Johnson's "HellzaPoppin'". Illustration: cartoon faces of Olsen and Johnson with designs resembling popping corn. Printed in black and red.

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Dates:
circa late 1940s to early 1950s
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1323
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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Music, Sports and Entertainment, Division of, NMAH, SI
Sidney, Corinne Entratter
Sidney, George, 1916-2002
Dates:
1885-2002
bulk 1940-1967
Size:
54 Film reels
96 Cubic feet (288 boxes, 6 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0867
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

George Sidney (1916-2002) was a film director during the Golden Age of Hollywood filmmaking (1927-1954). He spent the longest period of his career at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) until the 1950s. He later produced and directed films for Columbia Pictures and Paramount Pictures. He was a president of the Directors Guild of America and an avid photographer. He was the recipient of three awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar). The collection consists of photographs, photographic negatives, personal and business materials, and film. The collection also contains material created by George Sidney's uncle, George Sidney, vaudevillian and motion picture actor.

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Creators:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975
Marx, Groucho (Julius Henry), 1890-1977 (comedian)
Dates:
1911-1978
Size:
12 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0269
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 1: Correspondence, 1932-1977 is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. In 1965, Marx gave the Library of Congress a portion of his correspondence with well-known personages. The majority of the correspondence in this collection dates from the post World War II era (Marx's early correspondence is located at the Library of Congress.) Th...

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Creators:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997
Dates:
1841-1986, undated
Size:
98 Boxes
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S11
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 11: Entertainment contains more than 12,500 pieces of sheet music and other materials documenting the development of and popular attitudes towards entertainers and entertainment in the United States. An overview to the entire DeVincent collection is available here: Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music.

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