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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 advertising 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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Creators:
Bishop, Joey
Dates:
1960
Size:
1.25 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1496
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents comedian Joey Bishop.

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Creators:
Emigh, John
Dates:
1980
Size:
Film reels (8 hours, color sound)
Videocassettes (5 hours, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1984.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Film and video of masked dance performances of East India and Hajari Bhand, a former court jester and street performer of Rajasthan. Collection includes sound recordings. Please note that the contents of the collection and the language and terminology used reflect the context and culture of the time of its creation. As an historical document, its...

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Creators:
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

Papers and photographs document the careers in show business (traveling medicine shows, vaudeville acts and acting in stage shows) of Mr. Sullivan, members of his family and associates.

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Creators:
Smothers Brothers
Dates:
1959-2008, undated
Size:
7 Cubic feet (21 boxes, 1 map-folder)
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 1960s television variety show, The Smothers Brothers Comedy Hour.

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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:
Romano, Umberto, 1905-1982
Dates:
[ca. 1935-1979]
Size:
0.8 Items (Linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 1 reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.romaumbe
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence, printed material, sketchbooks, photographs, and business material.

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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, undated
Size:
12 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0269
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers, films, and collected materials of 20th century comedian Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx.

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Creators:
Smith, Michael, 1951 March 8-
Zapol, Liza, 1978-
Dates:
2018 July 30-August 1
Size:
9 Items (sound files (6 hr., 27 min.) Audio, digital, wav)
97 Pages (Transcript)
Collection ID:
AAA.smith18
Repository:
Archives of American Art

An interview with Michael Smith conducted 2018 July 30 and August 1, by Liza Zapol, for the Archives of American Art at Smith's studio, in Brooklyn, New York.

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