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NMAH.AC.0757
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Subseries 1.4 includes materials arranged by instrument and alphabetically within each band book. Born in 1908, Kirby began his musical career in New York playing the trombone. After this instrument was stolen he settled on the tuba and soon afterwards played the string bass. In 1930 he joined Fletcher Henderson and later joined Chick Webb. In ...

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1905-1964, undated
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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0300.S11
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Subseries 2, Dance Bands and Orchestras, 1905-1964, undated. The covers of these sheets feature photos of bandleaders and, in many cases, the band members. Female bandleaders are in a separate folder. The end of this subseries consists of big band theme songs. Note that in Folders CCCC-NNNN, Miscellaneous Male Bandleaders, the sheets are arranged a...

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1925-1948, undated
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Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1211
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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1930
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NMAH.AC.1211
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1934
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NMAH.AC.1211
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1935
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NMAH.AC.1211
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