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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: 250f., b&w, an Archives Center compilation reel: 1. Pigmeat Markam, "It's Some Bull" routine 2. Stump and Stumpy, probably the "We've Got Rhythm to Spare" production number from Boarding House Blues, 1948 3. Step'in Fetchit, comedy introduction to "Moo Cow Boogie"

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

Copyright: 1938 Corporate Creator: 20th Century Fox Producer: 20th Century Fox Director: Allan Dwan Performer(s): Bill Robinson and Shirley Temple Song Title(s): "The Toy Trumpet"

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Creators:
Blesh, Rudi, 1899-1985
Dates:
circa 1900-1983
Size:
2.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.blesrudi
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of writer, critic, and architectural designer Rudi Blesh measure 2.1 linear feet and date from circa 1900 to 1983. The collection includes correspondence, documentation on writing projects and notes, printed materials, and photograpic materials. Much of the material concerns his collaboration with Harriet Janis on the book Collage: Personalities, Concepts, Techniques.

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Creators:
Asch, Moses
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964
Folkways Records
Dates:
1926-1986
bulk 1948-1986
Size:
841 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
CFCH.ASCH
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections

This collection, which dates from 1926-1986, documents the output of Moses Asch through the various record labels he founded and co-founded, and includes some of his personal papers. The Asch collection includes published recordings, master tapes, outtakes, business records, correspondence, photographs, and film.

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Dates:
1986-03
Level:
file
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0408
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Program presented survey of women vocalists during the classic blues era (1920-1933) including Ethel Waters, Mamie Smith, Valaida Snow, and Alberta Hunter at the National Museum of American History's Palm Court. Offered two Sundays of the month, the program included performances by vocalist Arnae, with the New Line Trio, featuring pianist Michael ...

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file
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16 Items (parts, 31 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see also Subseries 1.2

14 parts

1 folder containing 14 parts in key of Db Major? -- in black ink and pencil -- for reeds, brass, guitar, bass, and drums with conductor -- in unidentified copyist's hand -- 1 unidentified part in key of Gb Major/d# minor? in Whaley's and Ellington's hands.

15 parts from the Duke Ellington Library -- 5 reeds -- alto I, III, tenor II, IV, baritione; 2 trumpets -- I, II; 2 trombones -- I, II; guitar; drums; and bass with piano and conductor scores; one unidentified part not related -- other parts in this folder appear to be by the same copyist -- music in folder appears to be related, except for one par...

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file
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2 Items (mixed score(s) and/or part(s) (holographs), 31 cm.)
3 Items (parts (photocopies), 32 cm.)
11 Items (manuscripts, 31 cm.)
3 Items (parts (photocopies), 28 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see AFRO-BOSSA SUITE

19 parts

Bossa is contained in one of nineteen folders for "Afro Bossa" consisting of 19 parts in f minor concert -- in pencil and photocopy -- in identified hand (BS) and unidentified hand.

Parts in 2 groupings -- (i) Parts for 4 reeds - alto 1, tenor 1, tenor 2, baritone; 2 trombones - Brown, Chuck (2); bass. Many parts appear incomplete. -- (ii) Parts for 4 reeds - Proc, Hodges, Paul, Harry; 4 trumpets - Cootie, Cat, Nance, Burrowes; 3 trombones - Cooper, Brown, Chuck. Parts begin at rehearsal letter E. -- from the Duke Ellington Li...

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file
Size:
4 Items (manuscripts, 32 cm.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

see BLACK, BROWN AND BEIGE see MURDER AT THE VANITIES

4 parts

Spiritual is contained in one of sixty two folders for "Black, brown and beige" consisting of 4 parts in F Major concert -- in pencil -- in unidentified hand (Tizol?).

Parts for 1 reed - Otto; 2 trumpets - 2, 3; bass. -- from the Duke Ellington Library.

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Creators:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Dates:
1948-1993
Size:
5.6 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0445
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of 110 black-and-white photographic prints depicting musicians performing at various American and European jazz clubs between 1948 and 1991. The collection contains mounted and unmounted 11" x 14" and 16" x 20" prints made by Leonard. Artists represented among these photographs are Billie Holiday, Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gi...

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Dates:
2016 July 02
Level:
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...