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series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0494
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence consists of letters and notes to and from Duke Ellington, Mercer Ellington, and Betty MCgettigan, Duke Ellington memorabilia, ephemera and miscellanea (including business cards and loose files). The letters to and from Duke include business correspondence, letters from friends and acquaintances, fan mail, birthday and Easter corresp...

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Dates:
1959 - 1977
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0704
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials relate primarily to the Duke Ellington Orchestra. These materials include contracts, band itineraries, and employee records, royalty statements, paid bills, balance statements, recording sessions and handwritten logs on company letterhead, internal revenue documents, banking statements, copyright information, payroll and fan mail. There ...

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Dates:
circa 1880-1910
Level:
file
Size:
8 Folders
Collection ID:
AAA.grahjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(Probably Actors and Actresses)

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Dates:
circa 1880-1910
Level:
file
Size:
2 Folders
Collection ID:
AAA.grahjohn
Repository:
Archives of American Art

(Probably Actors and Actresses)

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Dates:
circa 1975
Level:
file
Size:
1 motion picture film (16mm composite optical track print, 111 feet)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Compilation roll of 2 commercials: 1. National Women's Speak Out Seminar sponsored by Western Union. 2. Modernization of office procedures, featuring actor Richard Mulligan as spokesman. [35mm elements exist for this commercial.]

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Dates:
2010 March 4
Level:
item
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-103
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Darien Sills-Evans is an an actor and writer. He talks about growing up in housing projects located in Clinton Hill, a Brooklyn neighborhood. Evans discusses discovering rap music and hardships growing up in the projects. He talks about his career in the entertainment industry.

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Dates:
2010 March 28
Level:
item
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-103
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Ephraim Benton is an actor who grew up in Thompkins Houses in Brookyln, New York City. He recalls his time in the neighborhood, both the good and bad experiences and how it could have possibly been better with help from community activies. He talks about acting and how his artwork got him noticed. Benton explains his intentions to help out the comm...

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Dates:
2010-2011
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series
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-103
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Includes photographic prints and digital images of past and current residents of public housing in New York City, including filmmaker and cultural critic Nelson George and Hip-Hop artist/actor Yasiin Bey, formerly known as Mos Def. The biographical descriptions are part of the exhibition script written by Rico Washington.

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Creators:
Yanagawa, Shino, Photographer
Dates:
2010
Level:
item
Size:
1 Photographic print (Kodak Professional Endura Supra Print, 20 x 30 Inches )
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-103
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
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Dates:
1942-1991, undated
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0415
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Contains materials relating to the personal and professional activities of the Ellington family. Included among the correspondents are Don George, the White House, the Negro Actors Guild, Leopold Stokowski, Martin Williams, and various booking agents. Topics of discussion include the Presidential Medal of Freedom, Duke Ellington restaurants, taxes,...