Electric Guitar Video Documentation, 11/9/96-11/16/96
Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation
Smith, Richard R
Smith, Paul Reed
Horning, Susan historian
Kraft, James historian
7.50 cu. ft.: 10 boxes
This week-long event explored the intersection of technology and music in the 20th century; it included oral and video histories, exhibitions, concerts, and a symposium discussing the cultural significance of the electric guitar as instrument, technology, and symbol.
Original master and reference videos documenting the program "Electrified, Amplified and Deified: The Electric Guitar: Its Makers, and Its Players" as part of the Lemelson Center series of New Perspectives.
Electric Guitar Video Documentation, 11/9/96-11/16/96, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Musical instruments industry
1998.3016 (NMAH Acc.)
Les Paul Oral History Interview restricted: permission from interviewee required. Unrestricted research use on site of other material