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[Scrapbook page with clippings.]

view [Scrapbook page with clippings.] digital asset number 1
Collector:
Piney Woods School
Creator:
Chicago Defender (newspaper)
Subject:
Cortez, Alma
Saine, Helen
Wong, Willie Mae
Zorina, Senorita
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 item, 9.5" x 11.3"
Type:
Clippings
Newspaper clippings
Date:
1940
1940-1950
Summary:
Recto: Newspaper clipping from Pittsburgh Courier, December 21, 1940: "They've a Fan in Every Port...These Sweethearts of Rhythm". Girls pictured, L to R: Alma Cortez, Helen Saine, Irene and Ione (twins), Willie Le Wong (also Willie Mae Wong) and Senorita Zorina.
Verso: Four newspaper clippings from Chicago Defender: "'Sweetheart'" picturing Willie Lee Wong (aka Willie Mae Wong), December 21, 1940, "The 'Sweethearts of Rhythm' After Record," December 28 (21?), 1940, "The Sweethearts of Rhythm In Triumphs," December 28, 1940, "'Sweethearts': The All-Girls Band Set For New Laurels During 1941 Season," January 25, 1941.
Cite as:
International Sweethearts of Rhythm Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Big band music
Women musicians
Jazz musicians
Bands (Music)
Local number:
AC1218-0000036.tif (AC Scan No.: recto)
AC1218-0000037.tif (AC Scan No.: verso)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment
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Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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