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Dates:
1903-1980, undated
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series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Consists of regular and oversize books purchased by or given to Ellington and Evie Ellis, Ellington's long-time friend and companion. The materials also include books acquired by Ellis after Ellington's death. The books are arranged in alphabetical order by author or title when the author is unidentified. Publication information is given when avail...

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

Descriptive Summary: 945f., b&w, A "live" jazz program filmed for television. Copyright: ca. 1950s Corporate Creator: Westinghouse Producer: Art Ford Director: Don Luftig Song Title(s): 1. "These Foolish Things" featuring George Auld 2. Johnny Guarnieri 3. "I Can't Get Started" featuring Roy Eldridge 4. "Roll 'Em-Jump for Joy", vocals by B...

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Dates:
2016 July 02
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item
Size:
1 Sound recording (digital audio file)
Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2016
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

Dan Sheehy (presenter); Meklit; Martha Gonzales; Tylana Enomoto; Evan Greer; Alberto Lopez; Juan Perez; Ramon Guiterez (participants) Enjoy the underground sounds of California's largest cities, Los Angeles and San Francisco. Quetzal is a GRAMMY Award-winning Smithsonian Folkways "Chican@ rock group" rooted in the complex cultural currents of barri...

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Creators:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum
Dates:
circa 1970
Level:
item
Size:
3 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

On September 13, 1970, Stanley J. Anderson, Marion Hope, Alton Jones, and Almore Dale presented with Anacostia Neighborhood Museum (ANM) Founders' Awards. John Kinard announces night before Distinguished Service Awards were presented to Ella Fitzgerald and Dizzy Gillespie. After the presentation of his Distinguished Service Award, jazz pianist Ahma...

Award presentations and music. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. AV003529-1: celebration begins at 002945. AV003530-1: celebration begins at 001926. AV003529-1 and AV003530-1: content overlaps [also on recordings: Musical Performance: Public School 186 from Harlem]. AV003529-2, AV003530-1, AV003530-2, and AV003438: content o...

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

Descriptive Summary: 470f., b&w, Informal shots of Benny Goodman and the orchestra during a visit to Brussels, Belgium for a concert appearance. Performer(s): Benny Goodman and His Orchestra Song Title(s): 1. "The World is Waiting for the Sunrise" 2. "The Monk Swings" 3. "Tuxedo Junction" 4. "Bugle Call Rag" Video reference copy

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

Descriptive Summary: 708f., b&w Copyright: 1966 Corporate Creator: Screen Gems Producer: Jackie Barnett Director: Toni Char Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra, personnel: Hodges, Hamilton, Gonzalves, Mercer, Rufus Jones, strings Song Title(s): 1. "I Can't Stop Lovin' You" 2. "Summertime" 3. "Sweet Georgia Brown...

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

Descriptive Summary: 170f., b&w Copyright: Performance Date: Corporate Creator: Producer: Director: Performer(s): The Eureka Brass Band Video reference copy

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

Descriptive Summary: 530f., b&w Copyright: 1944 Corporate Creator: Castle Films, United World Film, Inc. Director: Jean Negulesco Performer(s): Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra, Dottie O'Brien, The Mello-Larks Song Title(s): 1. "Contrasts" 2. "Am I Blue?", vocals by O'Brien 3. "We Hate Cowboy Songs", vocals by The Mello-Larks 4. "Quien Sabe"...

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

Descriptive Summary: 520f., b&w Copyright: 1952 Corporate Creator: Universal-International Producer: Will Cowan Director: Will Cowan Performer(s): Jimmy Dorsey and His Orchestra, Herb Jeffries, Red Norvo Trio, The Showtimers, Johnny Mack Song Title(s): 1. "Sweet Georgia Brown" 2. Unidentified song 3. "The Circus", The Showtimers 4. "Wimow...

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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: 728f., b&w, An excerpt from the movie of the same name. Copyright: 1947 Corporate Creator: United Artists Producer: Charles R. Rogers Director: Alfred E. Green Performer(s): (as listed, but not appearing in this excerpt): Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Dorsey, Janet Blair, Paul Whiteman, Charlie Barnet, Henry Busse, Mike Pingatore, Z...