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Creators:
Strayhorn, Billy (William Thomas), 1915-1967
Rattenbury, Ken, 1920-
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 ((musician))
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
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Dates:
1967-1991
Size:
0.16 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0432
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Five cassette audiotapes, master's degree thesis, and Billy Strayhorn music transcription to Duke Ellington's "Lotus Blossom.",Material documents the career and compositional techniques of Duke Ellington, and interviews with Duke Ellington and Cat Anderson.

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Creators:
Burns, Ralph, 1922-2001
Dates:
circa 1940-1994
Size:
1 Cubic foot (4 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0736
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection contains sheet music and presentation scores of songs written and arranged by composer Ralph Burns.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Productions
Dates:
1992-2000
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 06-272
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of audio recordings created during the production of two compact discs, "Heartbeat: Voices of First Nations Women" and "Heartbeat 2: More Voices of First Nations Women," as well as related recordings. "Heartbeat," released in 1995, and "Heartbeat 2," released in 1998, were produced for Smithsonian Folkways and featured ...

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Creators:
Zilczer, Judith
Dates:
circa 1973-2010
Size:
4 cu. ft. (4 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 15-314
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of materials documenting the research and correspondence of Judith Zilczer. Zilczer was employed by the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden in various capacities from 1974-2003, ultimately serving as Curator of Paintings from 1992-2003. Many of the files were compiled while Zilczer was co-curating the exhibition ...

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Creators:
Banner, Summer
Dates:
circa 1982-1986
Size:
Film reels (S8mm)
2 Videocassettes (43 minutes, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.1998.16
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of video and motion picture film shot by Summer Banner in the 1970s and 1980s in the South Pacific and of the Festival of Pacific Arts. 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 contents may be...

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Creators:
England, Nicholas M.
Dates:
1951-1961
Size:
370 Sound recordings (160 hours, 1/4 inch)
Linear feet
Collection ID:
HSFA.2005.09
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Audio tapes recorded of the Ju/'hoansi of Nyae Nyae in association w/the Marshall !Kung projects. Years covered are 1951-53, 1955, 1958, 1959 and 1961. Also associated field notes. 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 do...

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Creators:
Arnoldi, Mary Jo
Dates:
1978-1992
Size:
19 Videoreels (1/2 inch) (9.5 hours, black-and-white sound)
4 Videocassettes (4 hours, color sound)
Collection ID:
HSFA.2007.02
Repository:
Human Studies Film Archives

Collection consists of video recordings of Bamana puppet masquerade performances taped in Markala, Segou Region of Mali and the village of Kirango, Mali. 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 contents may be a...

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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:
Sun Ra
Gaskin, Leonard, 1920-
Taylor, Billy
Stokes, W. Royal, Dr., 1930-
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Dates:
1940s-2005
Size:
10 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0766
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Publicity photographs of musicians and entertainers, mostly jazz musicians, such as Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, Miles Davis, and Dizzy Gillespie, but including many rock and even a few classical performers. The collection also contains tape recorded radio interviews conducted between 1970 and 2003. In addition there are posters relating to musical performances.

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Creators:
Ford-Deas family
Dates:
circa 1900-1969
Size:
3.42 Linear feet ((10 boxes))
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-062
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

The collection, which dates from approximately 1900-1969 and measures 3.42 linear feet, documents the lives and activities of the Ford-Deas family. The collection is comprised of black-and-white photographs, color photographs, photograph albums, clippings, correspondence, postcards, bankbooks, blankbooks, diplomas, sheet music, scrapbook, poems, sketches and drawings.

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