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Creators:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)
Dates:
[ca. 1942.]
Level:
item
Size:
2 Items (photoprints, approx. 2" x 4".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0503
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

2 photoprints from same negative, 1 with margins, the other with margins trimmed off. Pencil identifications on verso of untrimmed print. Shows touring band standing beside their bus. As Virgil Whyte is not shown, he may have taken the photograph.

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Creators:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)
Dates:
1938
Level:
file
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0618.S04.01
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

"Johnson's Capital Rhythm Girls, Wash., D.C. / Scurlock / Photo" prominently in ink on base side. "G. Johnson's Capital Rhythm Girls June 1938" in ink on film edge. Manufacturer's edge imprint: "Eastman--Safety--Kodak 201".

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Dates:
ca. 1943
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (8" x 10".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0503
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Later known as Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band. Photo includes: Dorothy Reigart, Gertrude Gosieski Whyte, Alice Smaus, Jeanette Kramer, and Virginia Shumaker. Front contains text: "Personal Direction Ralph Williams Music Service 203 No. Wabash Chicago [IL?]."

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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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Creators:
Cron, Rosalind
International Sweethearts of Rhythm
Piney Woods School
Moon, Dixie Hardy
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Dates:
1933-2010
bulk 1939-1946
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1218
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The International Sweethearts of Rhythm Collection focuses on the all-female, racially and ethnically diverse big band group that started in 1937 and disbanded in 1949. The collection contains news clippings, photographs, correspondence, ephemera from USO travels, and newsletters. Also included are books related to the group, as well as a tribute CD and a 33 rpm vinyl sound recording.

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Arias, Roger
United States. Dept. of State
Arias, Clotilde, 1901-1959
Thompson, J. Walter (advertising agency).
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Dates:
1919-1957
2009
Size:
3 Cubic feet (8 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1164
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection documents the life and career of Peruvian musician, composer, and translator Clotilde Arias. Her work includes a Department of State-commissioned translation of "The Star-Spangled Banner" titled "El Pendón Estrellado", advertising jingles, original compositions, and translations of music originally written in English. She also was heavily involved in numerous Pan-American organizations including La Unión de Mujeres Americanas/United American Women.This collection contains correspondence, music manuscripts, photographs,newspaper clippings and printed materials, and four compact discs.

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1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper., 4-5/8" x 3-1/4".)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1218
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1218
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1218
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Woman seated beside an African American soldier, possibly in Italy. Undated photograph with deckled edge.

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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1218
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

African American soldier in uniform with two women. Unidentified photographer, undated photograph.

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