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Creators:
Varre, Gretl de la, Mrs.
Holmes, E. Burton, 1870-1958
Varre, Andre de la, 1904-
Dates:
circa 1920-1930
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes, 2 loose photographs)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0782
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to the travel writer, photographer and lecturer Burton Holmes, and to De La Varre's own activities as a travel photographer. Includes letters, photographs, printed material, and a set of travel books written by Holmes.

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Creators:
McNally, George E.
LaClair, Beatrice M.
McNally, Neva Satterlee, -1909
Dates:
circa 1889-1964
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0760
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of photographs, commercially published sheet music, and original music manuscripts from the McNallys' vaudeville careers. Materials include minstrel show and blackface material; photo of Albert Tovell, once the master of ceremonies for Frances H. "Peaches" Browning; and a photograph of "Gov. Jordan," a blackface female impersonator.

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Creators:
Garvin, Thomas
Vines, Gail
Dates:
1951-1953
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0756
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One scrapbook of fourteen pages consisting of hand-drawn illustrations cut from envelopes and glued to the scrapbook pages.

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Creators:
Douglas, Stephen A., 1912- ((World War II soldier))
Dates:
1942-1945
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0755
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is divided into two series. Series 1: Illustrated Envelopes contains envelopes drawn by Stephen Douglas and mounted on mat boards. This type of painted envelope is also called "patriotic." See Lawrence Sherman, United States Patriotic Envelopes of World War II, 2006. Series 2: Unit History, documents the engineers in the South We...

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Creators:
Carmichael, Hoagy
Arnaz, Desi, 1917-1986
Mills Brothers.
Calloway, Cab, 1907-
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Dates:
1930s-1940s.
Size:
1 Cubic foot
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0775
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

16mm motion picture films, produced in the 1930s and 1940s by various film production companies, documenting performances by jazz and popular music performers, including Cab Calloway, Fats Waller, Lena Horne, the Mills Brothers, and Rosemary Clooney, and others listed below.

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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Homzy, Andrew
Dates:
1927-1960
Size:
1.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0740
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Stock arrangements of musical compositions by Duke Ellington.

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Creators:
Weinraub, Leon
Dates:
1933
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0746
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One scrapbook, assembled by Leon Weinraub, documenting the 1933 Chicago World's Fair. The scrapbook contains postcards, photographs, menus, and other ephemera from the Fair.

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Creators:
Riva, Julia
Jones, Jophe
Warren, Harry, 1893-1981
Dates:
1894-2000
bulk 1927-1980
Size:
32 Cubic feet (70 boxes, 26 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0750
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Harry Warren Papers consists of original music manuscripts, scores, song sheets, commercial sheet music, bound scores, scripts, business records, correspondence (business, personal and fan), clippings, magazines, photographs, cassette tapes, LP records, posters and programs and personal memorabilia. The material documents the personal life and...

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Creators:
Holman, Bill, 1927-
Kenton, Stan
Monk, Thelonious
Basie, Count, 1904-
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Dates:
1951-2000
Size:
12 Cubic feet (68 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0733
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Bill Holman Collection consists of original music compositions and arrangements, posters, performance contracts and a photograph dating from 1952 to 1999. The collection is organized into two series: Series 1: Music Manuscripts; and Series 2: Photographs and Business Records.

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Creators:
Sumner, Harold Townsend
Sumner Hosiery Mill
Dates:
1946-1957
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0719
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Sumner Hosiery Mill through articles, newspaper clippings, publications, advertisements, and photographs.