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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
DeCarava, Roy
Dates:
1924-1972, undated
Level:
series
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0301
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Contains black and white and color photographs, contact sheets, slides, and negatives documenting Duke Ellington's career as a musician and the evolution of the Duke Ellington Orchestra between 1924 and 1972. The photographs depict the orchestra and its various band members and singers in domestic concerts and international tours, Ellington with pr...

Miscellaneous photographs of musicians, concerts, etc. Includes work by famed photographer Roy de Carava, ca. 1960s (Box 1, folders 33, 34, and 35, and other locations in the series).