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Natural Notes of the Great Staff and the Piano Keyboard

Owned by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
ink on illustration board
Dimensions:
H x W: 30 × 40 in. (76.2 × 101.6 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place made:
Bronx, New York City, Bronx County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.155
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.155
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Trumpet owned by Louis Armstrong

Created by:
Henri Selmer Paris, French, founded 1885  Search this
Vincent Bach Corporation, American, founded 1918  Search this
Owned by:
Louis Armstrong, American, 1901 - 1971  Search this
Medium:
brass
Dimensions:
H x W: 5 3/4 x 21 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (14.6 x 55.6 x 12.1 cm)
Type:
musical instruments
trumpets
Date:
September 1946
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2008.16.1-.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2008.16.1-.3

Music stand for the Panama Francis Savoy Sultans

Manufactured by:
Humes & Berg Manufacturing Co., Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
Used by:
David "Panama" Francis, American, 1918 - 2001  Search this
Subject of:
Savoy Sultans, American, founded 1937  Search this
Medium:
paint , hardboard , paper and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 23 3/4 x 24 7/8 x 15 in. (60.3 x 63.2 x 38.1 cm)
Type:
music stands
Date:
ca. 1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alyce Francis in memory of David "Panama" Francis
Object number:
2013.112.5.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Props and set design
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.112.5.2
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Instrument case owned by Stanely Clarke

Owned by:
Stanley Clarke, American, born 1951  Search this
Manufactured by:
G&G Quality Case Co., American, founded 1978  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, wood, metal and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
17 1/2 x 48 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. (44.5 x 122.6 x 10.8 cm)
Type:
cases (containers)
Place made:
Vernon, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Stanley Clarke
Object number:
2013.160.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.160.2.2
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Cornet owned by Maxine Sullivan

Manufactured by:
F. E. Olds, American  Search this
Owned by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
2013.46.29.1.1a: brass (alloy) with felt
2013.46.29.1.1b: metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Trumpet): 7 × 5 1/4 × 15 in. (17.8 × 13.3 × 38.1 cm)
H x W x D (Mouthpiece): 1 1/16 × 1 1/16 × 2 3/4 in. (2.7 × 2.7 × 7 cm)
Type:
musical instruments
cornets (aerophones)
Date:
1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.1.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.1.1ab
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Cornet case owned by Maxine Sullivan

Manufactured by:
F. E. Olds, American  Search this
Owned by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
metal , leather , plastic and plush
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 11 × 17 3/4 × 5 3/4 in. (27.9 × 45.1 × 14.6 cm)
Type:
cases (containers)
Date:
ca. 1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.1.2
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Instrument cleaning snake and case belonging to Maxine Sullivan

Owned by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
2013.46.29.1.3a: metal and nylon
2013.46.29.1.3b: plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Trumpet cleaner (a)): 11 × 1/2 × 1/2 in. (27.9 × 1.3 × 1.3 cm)
H x W x D (Box (b)): 7/8 × 3 × 2 in. (2.2 × 7.6 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
brushes
cases (containers)
Date:
ca. 1936
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.1.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Occupational
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.1.3ab
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Flyer advertising an evening of jazz at NYU Loeb Student Center

Created by:
Jack Kleinsinger, American  Search this
Subject of:
Tony Williams, Americans, 1945 - 1997  Search this
Ray Barretto, American, 1929 - 2006  Search this
Sonny Fortune, American, born 1939  Search this
Lew Soloff, American, 1944 - 2015  Search this
Eddie Gómez, Puerto Rican, born 1944  Search this
Jack Wilkins, American, born 1944  Search this
Eddy Martínez, Colombian, born 1940  Search this
Patti Wicks, American, 1945 - 2014  Search this
New York University, American, founded 1831  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 17, 1976
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.27.90
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.27.90
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Promotional card for the The Shipmates & Ginger

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Subject of:
The Shipmates & Ginger, American  Search this
SS Catalina, American, 1924 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
plastic, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 3/8 × 3 3/4 in. (6 × 9.6 cm)
Type:
advertising cards
Date:
1960s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.10
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.10
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The Maestro and Friend

Distributed by:
Halcyon Records, American, 1969 - 1978  Search this
Recorded by:
Joe Venuti, American, 1903 - 1978  Search this
Marian McPartland, British American, 1918 - 2013  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type:
long-playing records
Date:
1973
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.3.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.3.1ab
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On the S. S. Catalina

Recorded by:
The Shipmates & Ginger, American  Search this
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Art Maryland, American  Search this
Al Mitchell, American  Search this
Edward Hall, American  Search this
Leroy Morrison, American  Search this
Distributed by:
Venise  Search this
Subject of:
SS Catalina, American, 1924 - 2010  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type:
long-playing records
Date:
1960s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.3.7ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.3.7ab
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Love Him As He Is

Composed by:
Alec Wilder, American, 1907 - 1980  Search this
Written by:
Loonis McGlohon, American, 1921 - 2002  Search this
Owned by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.144
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.144
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"Pudgy" trumpet owned by Dizzy Gillespie

Designed by:
Bobby DeNicola, American, 1929 - 2006  Search this
Owned by:
Dizzy Gillespie, American, 1917 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
silver and mother of pearl
Dimensions:
L x W (trumpet): 15 x 5 x 9 3/4 in. (38.1 x 12.7 x 24.8 cm)
L x W (bag): 20 x 4 1/2 x 13 in. (50.8 x 11.4 x 33 cm)
H x W (papers): 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
musical instruments
trumpets
Date:
after 1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number:
2012.172.6a-f
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.172.6a-f

Laquer disc of Billie Holiday master recordings

Recorded by:
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Produced by:
Norman Granz, 1918 - 2001  Search this
Written by:
Harold Arlen, American, 1905 - 1986  Search this
Ted L. Koehler, American, 1894 - 1973  Search this
Jerome Kern, American, 1885 - 1945  Search this
Oscar Hammerstein II, American, 1895 - 1960  Search this
Sigmund Romberg, Hungarian, 1887 - 1951  Search this
Otto Abels Harbach, American, 1873 - 1963  Search this
Medium:
Instantaneous Transcription Disc (a): lacquer on aluminum;
Disc Sleeve (b): ink on paper
Dimensions:
Diameter: 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Type:
phonograph records
Place depicted:
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1952
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.50.2ab
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.50.2ab
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Playbill for Blue

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Created by:
Roundabout Theatre Company, American, founded 1965  Search this
Subject of:
Phylicia Rashad, American, born 1948  Search this
Hill Harper, American, born 1966  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 5 5/8 in. (22.9 x 14.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Date:
2001
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.12

Poster advertising Fats Waller's performance at Empire Theatre at Finsbury Park

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Fats Waller, American, 1904 - 1943  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 30 x 10 in. (76.2 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
posters
Place depicted:
London, England, Europe
Date:
1938
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.41.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.41.1

Pinback button for Dizzy Gillespie

Created by:
Jean Gleason, American  Search this
Subject of:
Dizzy Gillespie, American, 1917 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 1 3/4 x 1 3/4 x 1/8 in. (4.4 x 4.4 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
buttons (information artifacts)
Date:
1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Politics (Practical)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jeff Gold and Jody Uttal Gold
Object number:
2012.15.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.15.3
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Drumstick used by Art Blakey

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Art Blakey, American, 1919 - 1990  Search this
Medium:
wood, acetal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 16 1/4 × 9/16 × 9/16 in. (41.3 × 1.4 × 1.4 cm)
Type:
drumsticks
Date:
1970-1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Peter Bradley
Object number:
2012.36.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.36.6

Drumstick used by Art Blakey

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Art Blakey, American, 1919 - 1990  Search this
Medium:
wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 15 7/8 × 5/8 × 5/8 in. (40.3 × 1.6 × 1.6 cm)
Type:
drumsticks
Date:
1947-1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Peter Bradley
Object number:
2012.36.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.36.7

Photocopy of a Certificate of Appreciation for Maxine Sullivan

Issued by:
National Academy of Popular Music  Search this
Received by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 × 8 1/2 in. (35.6 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
photocopies
certificates
Date:
May 14, 1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.150
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.150
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