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Creators:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
Mandel, Roberta
Berger, David, 1920-1966
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
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Dates:
undated and 1988-1989.
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0430
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Two transcriptions by Roberta Mandel of Billy Strayhorn's composition, "Blood Count"; five transcriptions by David Berger: "Harlem Airshaft", "Ko-Ko", "Subtle Lament", "Flaming Sword", "Mainstem", and "Jack the Bear", all composed by Duke Ellington; and two G. Schirmer transcriptions of Ellington's "Come Sunday".

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Creators:
Childs, James J., 1926-
Dates:
1952-1991
Size:
55 Cubic feet (132 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0420
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Archival materials, including correspondence, photographs, and drawings relating to the field of numerical control of machinery; also a large quantity of printed material, especially trade catalogs and trade literature.

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Creators:
Brown, Naomi Huber
Dates:
1960-1963.
Size:
0.15 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0429
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Records document the preparation and management of Duke Ellington's 1963 tour of Asia.

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Creators:
Whitman Chocolates
Dates:
1878 - 1954
Size:
0.6 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0437
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Materials trace the evolution of product packaging and advertising of Whitman's Chocolates. Includes business records and photographs of early product displays.

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Creators:
International Longshoremen's Association, Local 791
Dates:
1938-1986
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0440
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection is composed of a variety of records left behind when Local 791 vacated an apartment it had leased in New York City. As such, the collection does not offer a complete record of the union or its activities. Included are five volumes of official records: a minute book, 1938-1949; three dues ledger books, 1944-1947; and a cash book, ...

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Creators:
Smith, Willie, 1910-1967 (musician)
Dates:
1945-1987
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0382
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, event programs, photographs, and music manuscripts documenting Smith's career as a jazz musician and arranger.

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Hill, James Jerome, 1838-1916
Dates:
1916
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0334
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbook contains clippings of the news stories and obituaries printed after the death of James J. Hill on May 29, 1916, drawn from newspapers throughout the United States and Canada. The 151 scrapbook pages (13" x 15") contain newspaper clippings of the news stories and obituaries of the death of James Jerome Hill on May 29, 1916 at age 78. The ...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
Dates:
1911
Size:
0.1 Cubic feet (1 box, 345 items)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0335
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Some of the 345 silver gelatin photoprints, mounted on gray paper pages in this album, apparently were taken in Houston, as the title page indicates. However, many others were taken in New Orleans, and possibly other areas in the Gulf States. The New Orleans pictures depict City Park, St. Louis Cathedral, the Cabildo, above ground cemeteries, the...

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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969
MacFarlane, W.D.
Dates:
ca. 1870-1892.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (1 Box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0337
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Scrapbook created by W. D. MacFarlane who was a partner, with his brother Robert, in the MacFarlane Old Dye Works in Albany, New York. The book contains chemical solutions for dying textiles, newspaper clippings, marriage and obituary notices, poems and political cartoons.

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Creators:
Gregory, Thelma
Morris, Gregory
Dates:
1965-1969
Size:
3 Items (3 folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0383
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection consists of two newsclippings, and an advertising yearbook documenting Strayhorn's career as Duke Ellington's chief arranger, co-composer, lyricist, and emergency fill-in at the piano.