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Creators:
Ha! Comedy Network.
Goodman, Alan
VH-1.
Nickelodeon.
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Dates:
1981-1992.
Size:
4 cubic feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0453
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection contains advertsing and promotional materials primarily created by the Fred/Alan Advertising Agency, 1981-1992, for the MTV Network. Also advertising and promotional materials for Nickelodeon, Nick at Nite, VH-1 and Ha! Comedy Networks.

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Dates:
1937-2003
bulk 1960-1990
Size:
12 cubic feet (12 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1437
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the lives and careers of the Smothers Brothers, with emphasis on their television variety show, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.

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Creators:
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI
Sullivan family
Sullivan, W. Oscar, 1891-
Dates:
1900-1960.
Size:
2.6 cubic feet (8 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0072
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These papers and photographs mostly relate to the careers in show business of Mr. Sullivan, members of his family and associates. Their activities included traveling medicine shows, vaudeville acts and acting in stage shows. Most of the photographs are unidentified and undated. The publicity releases, theater handbills and newspaper clippings are ...

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Creators:
Soul Train Holdings, LLC
Dates:
1987 - 2004
Size:
1 cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1223
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of printed materials, including programs, press kits, prints, slides and posters from various award presentations given by the syndicated television program Soul Train from 1987 to 2004. These include the Soul Train Music Awards, Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, Soul Train Comedy Awards, and Soul Train Divas and Kings.

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Creators:
Freberg, Stan, 1926-
Dates:
1958-1991
Size:
0.3 cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0444
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Stan Freberg (1926-2015) was a writer, performer, and satirist who pioneered the use of comedy in radio and television commercials during advertising's creative revolution in the 1960s. The collection includes examples of his work including his radio and television shows as well as some of his best known television commercials.

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Creators:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975
Marx, Groucho (Julius Henry), 1890-1977 (comedian)
Dates:
1911-1978
Size:
12 cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0269
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Series 1: Correspondence, 1932-1977 is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. In 1965, Marx gave the Library of Congress a portion of his correspondence with well-known personages. The majority of the correspondence in this collection dates from the post World War II era (Marx's early correspondence is located at the Library of Congress.) Th...

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Creators:
Nye, Bill
Dates:
1970 - 2014
Size:
12 cubic feet (28 boxes, 1 oversize folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1383
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents Bill Nye's early life, his Science Guy persona and its development for his television program Bill Nye the Science Guy.

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Creators:
Hauber, Joseph R.
Stubblebine, Donald J., 1925-
Dates:
1843-2010.
Size:
152 cubic feet (152 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of sheet music for stage and screen musicals, television programs, and Big Bands; also other ephemeral items such as theater programs, reviews and posters; and a small number of costume design drawings.

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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:
Jackson, H. Edwin, 1907-1989
Smith, Annette
Dates:
1933-1941.
Size:
1 cubic foot (1 box )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0861
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One homemade scrapbook created and compiled by H. Edwin Jackson. The book contains photographs, some autographed, news clippings, and commercially printed reproductions of photographs of numerous radio and entertainment personalities from 1933 forward. The arrangement of the book and its artwork was the creation of Jackson. Many pages have photogra...

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