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Dates:
1969
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0763
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

35 mm color film documenting Duke Ellington receiving the Presidential Medal of Freedom from President Nixon at the White House in 1969. The original film in poor condition and unavailable for viewing.

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Dates:
1966-1977
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0763
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three folders containing press releases about various Ellington performances and events, including governmental releases about his tour of the Middle East in the 1960s. The material is arranged chronologically.

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Dates:
1963-1964
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0763
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Nine oversized folders containing sheet music from the 1963-1964 Judy Garland television show. With the exception of Ole' Man River, each folder contains a full score to each song to the Judy Garland Show. The provenance of this music is unclear.

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Dates:
1960s-1970s
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0763
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Four 33.3 rpm and five 45 rpm sound recordings. Included herein is an undated acetate reference recording of Duke Ellington's Afro-Bossa, one dated and four undated Mary Lou Williams 45rpm commercial releases and test pressing, an undated "Happy Sweets" Edison acetate reference recording of Sweetenings, and an undated Martial Solal commercial reco...

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Dates:
1950s-1960s
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0763
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Four folders of miscellaneous material, dating from the 1950s through the 1970s, directly related to Duke Ellington's writings on the Sacred Concerts and his speech before the NAACP in 1957.

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Dates:
1960s-1970s
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0763
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Nine folders containing undated and unidentified photographs, slides and negatives of Duke Ellington and band members that appear to document performances and activities from the 1960s to the 1970s. The folders are arranged alphabetically by subject.

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Dates:
1950s-1970s
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0763
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Six folders of unidentified material unrelated to Duke Ellington. This material includes include information about the television program AYouth Wants to Know,@ silk screen prints of popular musicians on black felt, photo copies of unidentified sheet music, and miscellaneous flyers for Margaret Tynes.

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Dates:
1963-1973
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0763
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three folders containing programs, invitations, and flyers spanning from 1963 through 1973 documenting Ellington's performances of his Sacred Concerts and honors received from the White House and Yale University. The material is arranged chronologically. Undated material appears at the end of the series.

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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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Dates:
1993 June 16-17
Level:
item
Size:
3 Sound cassettes (DAT)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0808
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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