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Virgil Whyte's Musical Sweethearts: America's Champion Girl Band (photograph,) ca. 1943

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Subject:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)
Whyte
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band
Jazz Photographs: Composed and Improvised (Archives Center display cases, National Museum of American History, March 28-May 10, 2005)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item 8" x 10"
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1943
ca 1943
1930-1950
1950-2000
Notes:
Shown in exhibition "Jazz Photographs: Composed and Improvised," Archives Center display cases, National Museum of American History, March 28-May 10, 2005.
Summary:
Later known as Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band. Photo includes: Dorothy Reigart, Gertrude Gosieski Whyte, Alice Smaus, Jeanette Kramer, and Virginia Shumaker. Front contains text: "Personal Direction Ralph Williams Music Service 203 No. Wabash Chicago [IL?]."
Repository Loc.:
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History: Archives Center P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Phone 202-633-3270. Fax 202-786-2453
Topic:
Jazz musicians
Women musicians
Local number:
AC0503-0000001
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_251011

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