[Newspaper clippings (5 total) from various newspapers]. [scrapbook page.]
Chicago Defender (newspaper)
Pittsburgh Courier (newspaper)
Piney Woods School
Ink on paper
1 item, 11.4" x 9.6"
Obverse: "250 Musicians Compete In Jam Session at Fair: Swing Band Semi-Final Held at American Common" Herald Tribune. "Rain No Damper for 400 Fair Jitterbugs Who Soak for 4 Hours to Hear Swing Bands" New York Times, August, 29, 1940. Includes underlined and boxed passages in blue pen. Page originally in scrapbook.
Verso: "Traveling Instructor for 'Sweethearts of Rhythm'" Pittsburgh Courrier, Oct. 5, 1940--photo of Vivian Crawford. "'Sweethearts of Rhythm' a Tops Band: Good Looks Along With Hot Music Make 'Em Tough Crew" Chicago Defender, Oct. 15, 1940. "Sweethearts of Rhythm In Groove Playing Dances" Chicago Defender, Oct. 5, 1940 Page originally in scrapbook.
International Sweethearts of Rhythm Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History