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Billie Holiday /singer [at microphone onstage : photoprint, ca. 1940s]

view Billie Holiday /singer [at microphone onstage : photoprint, ca. 1940s] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject:
Dunn, Al (musician)
Holiday, Billie 1915-1959
Club Bali
Physical description:
Silver gelatin photograph on paper, 10 x 8 in., flush-mounted on board, affixed to larger board, 14 x 11 in
1 item.
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1940
1950
ca 1940s
1930-1940
1930-1950
1940-1950
Summary:
Photograph taken from a low angle, with a rapt, smiling drummer shown at lower left. Caption from print in box 1.1.A3: "Famous jazz great and blues / singer 'Billie' Holiday / Washingtonian 'Al Dunn' is on the drums at Club Bali, 14th & T N.W. / series on nite life in D.C. by Robert S. Scurlock." The original negative for this print is No. AC0618.004.0000419.
Topic:
Portraits--African American women
African American singers
Singers
Musicians
Women in music
African Americans
Local number:
Box 1.1.B9
618ps0227929-01.pg.tif (AC Scan)
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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