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NMAH.AC.0491
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: 2 reels Copyright: 1959 Corporate Creator: Columbia Pictures Producer: Phillip A. Waxman Director: Don Weis Performer(s): Sal Mineo, Red Nichols, James Darren, Yvonne Craig Song Title(s):

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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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Creators:
Eisenlord, William J., 1926-1997
Dates:
1953-1976
Size:
0.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.eisewill
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The photographs of San Francisco photographer William J. Eisenlord measure 0.3 linear feet and date from 1953-1976. Photographs depict the City Lights Bookstore of San Francisco, California and the exhibition opening of "Poets of the Cities" at the San Francisco Museum of Art in 1976. Also included are photographs of jazz and beat poetry performances taken by Ed Nyberg in 1957.

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Anacostia Community Museum
Dates:
2011
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item
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1 Video recording (MiniDV)
Collection ID:
ACMA.01-007.16
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

Doug Gilchrist - Director of Bands at H.D. Woodson Senior High School in northeast Washington, D.C. - talks about the history of and the differences between the high school's musical groups: marching band, concert band, jazz ensemble, and pep band. Gilchrist describes the growth of specific students and how the band community supports each other, p...

Interview. Dated 20110203.

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

Descriptive Summary: live performance from a jazz festival Performer(s): Ella Fitzgerald, Jimmy Jones on piano Song Title(s): "Satin Doll", vocals by Fitzgerald Video reference copy available.

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Cornbread Players
Jones, Walter
Dates:
circa 1970s
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item
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1 Video recording (open reel, 1/2 inch)
Collection ID:
ACMA.09-023
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The Cornbread Players, a professional acting company based in New York City, perform the play "Jazz Night," which was written and directed by Walter Jones. "Jazz Night" centers around a black family and their Saturday night gathering in an urban ghetto setting; drug use is an aspect of the play. As stated by the director, "Jazz Night" is about feel...

Dramatic Performance. Part of ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings. Undated.

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NMAH.AC.0491
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Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: 1785f., color, A series of interviews, reminiscences, tributes with members of the Count Basie Band and related individuals including: Gene Krupa, Snub Mosley, and Count Basie as well as others Copyright: 1973 Corporate Creator: Silverscreen Productions, Ltd. Producer: John Jeremy Director: John Jeremy Performer(s): narrat...

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

Descriptive Summary: 175f., b&w Copyright: Performance Date: Corporate Creator: Producer: Director: Performer(s): The Eureka Brass Band Video reference copy

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NMAH.AC.0491
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Descriptive Summary: 620f., b&w, a compilation reel created by Ernie Smith 1. "Let Me Off Uptown" Copyright: 1942 Corporate Creator: Official Films, Inc. Producer: Director: Performer(s): Gene Krupa and His Orchestra, Anita O'Day, Roy Eldridge, and two Lindy Hoppers Song Title(s): "Let Me Off Uptown" 2. Unidentified instrumental featuring C...

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

Descriptive Summary: reel 1: 1583f., b&w, reel 2: 1727f., b&w Copyright: 1937 Corporate Creator: Grand National Pictures Producer: Zion Myers Director: Victor Schertzinger Performer(s): James Cagney, Evelyn Daw, William Frawley, Three Shades of Blue Song Title(s): 1. "Right or Wrong" 2. "Any Old Love", vocals by Three Shades of Blue 3. "Ou...