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Creators:
Gensel, John
Morgen, Joe
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Dates:
1950-1979
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0763
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to Duke Ellington, once owned by Ellington's publicist Joe Morgen: Morgen's correspondence, much of it relating to appearances by Ellington; photographs; some financial records; some music manuscripts of Ellington's; concert and theater programs; a film of Ellington at the White House in 1969 when he was awarded the Presidential Medal of Freedom by President Nixon; and press releases and newspaper and magazine articles.

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Creators:
Williams, Claude, 1908-2004
Fouse-Williams, Blanche Y.
Dates:
1920-2005
Size:
1 electronic_discs_cd
13 Cassette tapes
4.66 Cubic feet (14 boxes, 3 map- folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0909
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Business and personal papers, photographs, and audio recordings of Claude "Fiddler" Williams, an award-winning jazz fiddler. Although Williams played music for almost a century the materials in this collection date largely from 1970 to 2005.

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Creators:
Gillis, Verna
Dates:
Undated, 1968-1979
Size:
24 Sound tape reels (Tapes VG-0001 - VG-0021 have been digitally transferred at 96kHz/24-bit with the exception of tapes VG-0018 and VG-0019. Tape VG-0018 has been transferred poorly. Tapes VG-0019, VG-0022, VG-0023, VG-0024 require conservation prior to transfer.)
Collection ID:
CFCH.GILLIS
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

The Verna Gillis audio recordings consist of 24 open-reel tapes. The field recordings document work done by folklorist Verna Gillis in Haiti, Oklahoma, Philadelphia, and Cuba.

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item
Size:
1 motion picture film
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: b&w, Filmed "live" at Central Plaza Dance Hall, New York City. An evening in a night club, the main visual focus is on dancing by the audience. Copyright: 1954 Performance Date: 1954 Corporate Creator: dist. by Rhapsody Films Producer: Roger Tilton Director(s): Roger Tilton and Richard Leacock Performer(s): Jimmy McPartland...

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Creators:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010
Dates:
1948
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0445
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Title under image at left, signed at lower right? Print probably made ca. 2000. Dated from an Internet resource.

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Dates:
1985 June 28
Level:
item
Size:
1 Sound recording (sound tape reel, 7 inch reel, 1/4 inch tape)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1985
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections