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Creators:
Short, Bobby
Dates:
1908-2006
Size:
13.6 Cubic feet (35 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0946
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Bobby Short was a singer and pianist whose career spanned seven decades. An interpreter of American popular music, he became a performer in childhood and remained active until his death. He is best known for his more than 35 years as performer-in-residence at the Hotel Carlyle's Café Carlyle in New York City. This collection contains personal papers and photographs as well as business papers, musical materials and photographs relating to Mr. Short's career as a performing artist.

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Creators:
Densmore, Frances, 1867-1957
Dates:
undated
Size:
220 Items (ca. 220 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4243
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Recorded for the Bureau of American Ethnology by Frances Densmore and others, and subsequently transferred to the Music Division, Library of Congress. Also 1 folder miscellaneous lists and correspondence relating to the recordings.

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Dates:
circa 1899-1952
Size:
1.66 Linear feet (24 sheet music, 1 box)
Collection ID:
ACMA.10-005
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

A toast to W.C. Handy; on the Occasionof his 79th Birthday dinner Waldorf Astoria hotel, N.Y.C. -- The Blues I've got poet -- Harlem Lullaby -- Ole Manny's Lullaby Songs; with an instrumental medley -- He's up against the real thing now -- Everytime I pick a sweetie; with Ukulele arrangement -- You're in the right Church but the wrong pew; The grea...

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Creators:
Swanton, John Reed, 1873-1958
Berryhill, William
Childers, Ellis
Cook, Zach
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Dates:
1906-1930
Size:
14 Pages
17 Items (slips )
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4200
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes: Locations of old square grounds (from Zach Cook, 6 pages); "Geographical names in the Creek Nation" (from Zach Cook, 4 pages); "Song Sung by the Creek Indians Just Before the Emigration to the West;" Creek origin story; "Origin of the name, Chattahoochee;" Creek medical notes.

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Creators:
Acevedo, Edwin
Acevedo, Gilbert
Von Matthiessen, Maria
Dates:
circa 1990-1998
Size:
2 Cubic feet (4 boxes)
paper,,Silver gelatin on,matted.
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0622
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Photographic prints depicting Country and Western musicians. Many of the photographs are humorous, whimsical, or even surrealistic.

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Creators:
St. Clair, Harry Hull
Dates:
1901
Size:
3 Volumes
225 Items (ca. 225 pages)
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2498
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Apparently original field notes. Texts (myths) with interlinear English translation; ethnographic notes on games, songs, etc. (latter not transferred to Manuscript Number 2048-a ?). Also brief Wasco texts (Warm Springs Reservation, Oregon; cf. Bureau of American Ethnology Manuscript Numbers 892, 2048-a).

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Creators:
Thrivent Financial for Lutherans
Lutheran Brotherhood
Aid Association for Lutherans
Dates:
1902 - 2014
Size:
0.3 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1418
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection includes early founding documents of Thrivent's predecessors, Aid Association for Lutherans and Lutheran Brotherhood, including articles of incorporation, by-laws, etc.; magazines published by both organizations; magazines published by Thrivent; ballots; song books (for AAL or LB gatherings); placemats; contracts; photographs; brochu...

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Creators:
Bazy, Hector, 1851-
Dates:
1910
Size:
30 Pages
11 Photographs
Typescript documents
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-125
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The manuscript documents Bazy's life as an African American cowboy throughout the Southwest prairies. Also included are photographs and two camp songs.

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Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of Public Programs
Dates:
1973-1990
Size:
24 cu. ft. (24 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 17-312
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of performance recordings of orchestras, music artist concerts, and dance programs sponsored or organized by the National Museum of American History, Department of Public Programs; and, prior to 1983, the Division of Performing Arts. The performances were offered at the Smithsonian Institution and intended to enlighten ...

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Creators:
Michelson, Truman, 1879-1938
Peters, Sam, 1885-
Poweshiek, Horace
Dates:
undated
Size:
238 Pages
Collection ID:
NAA.MS2575
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Partial translation of these texts; Pack sold by Jim Peters (accepted for publication); thru page 70, Indian text; from page 71 on, wailing song, and some general information on Tepashita's pack, belonging to the Thunder gens; text and English translation.

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