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Miles Davis in Switzerland. [Photoprint, black-and-white]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Davis, Miles  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 4
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
[July 1991.]
Arrangement:
Box No.
Local Numbers:
94-3292 (SI Neg. No.)

AC0445-0000001.tif (AC Scan No.)
General:
From black copy print notebook in reading room.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Jazz  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref18
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Quincy Jones -- NYC [photoprint, black-and-white,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Jones, Quincy, 1933-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 17
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1955
Scope and Contents:
Title, date, signature in lower margin.
Arrangement:
Box No. 1.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000007.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
Studios (work spaces)  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref32
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Charlie Parker -- Birdland [New York City] [Photoprint, black and white,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Birdland (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 23
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1949
Scope and Contents:
Parker playing saxophone, dramatically photographed from a low angle. Title, signature, date in lower margin.
Arrangement:
Box No. 1
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000008.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
Saxophone  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref38
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Lester Young -- Paris. [Black-and-white photoprint,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Young, Lester, 1909-1959  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 34
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Paris (France)
Date:
1958
Scope and Contents:
Lester Young is holding his saxophone. Title, date, signature in lower margin.
Arrangement:
Box No.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000010.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
Saxophone  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref50
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Louis Armstrong [singing at microphone, holding handkerchief [black-and-white photoprint, black-and-white]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 3, Folder 2
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Scope and Contents:
Title under image at left, signed at lower right.
Local Numbers:
00044507.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
Hankerchiefs  Search this
Microphones  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref55

[Dinah Washington singing into microphone] [photoprint, black-and-white

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Washington, Dinah, 1924-1963  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 9, Folder 1
Culture:
African Americans -- 1940-1950  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- 1930-1950 -- Photographs
Date:
[1950?]
Scope and Contents:
Title below image at left, signed at lower right.
Local Numbers:
00044506.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
Women in jazz  Search this
Microphones  Search this
African American singers -- 1940-1950  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1940-1950  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Women in music  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref99
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Louis Armstrong -- Paris [backstage at Olympia Theatre,] [photoprint, black-and-white]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Olympia Theatre (Paris, France)  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Paris (France)
Date:
1960
Scope and Contents:
Subject holds trumpet on lap. Title under image at left, signed at lower right.
Arrangement:
Box No. 1.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000003.tif (AC Scan No.)

00044501.tif (AC Scan, duplicate)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref15
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Duke Ellington -- Paris -- 1960 [photoprint, black-and-white]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Creator:
Ansco (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 contact sheet (8 1/2" x 11")
1 Item (8.5" x 11".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 7A
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Contact sheets
Place:
Paris (France)
Scope and Contents:
Three frames, enlarged from a 35mm film strip, showing Ellington at the piano. Title under image at left, signed at lower right. Film is Ansco Super Hypan.
Arrangement:
In box 9.
Local Numbers:
00044509.tif (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
Piano  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref22
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Ella Fitzgerald -- Downbeat Club -- NYC 1949 [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Downbeat Club  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (11" x 14".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Date:
1949
Scope and Contents:
Ella Fitzgerald at the microphone with three band members behind; photographed at the Downbeat Club in New York, New York. Title below image, left; signed below image at right.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000004.tif (AC Scan)

00044502.tif (AC Scan, duplicate)
General:
In Box 1, Folder 8.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
African American singers -- 1940-1950  Search this
Singers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref23
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Thelonious Monk [making notes at the piano]. [Photoprint, black-and-white

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 19
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
[undated.]
Scope and Contents:
The subject is leaning on the piano, smoking a cigarette while he writes.
Arrangement:
Box No.
Local Numbers:
94-3283 (SI Neg. No.]

AC0445-0000002.tif(AC Scan No.)
General:
From black copy print notebook in reading room.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
Piano  Search this
Smoking -- 1940-1990  Search this
Cigarettes  Search this
Jazz  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref34
Additional Online Media:

Max Roach -- NYC [black-and-white photoprint,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Roach, Max, 1924-2007  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 28
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1950
Scope and Contents:
Roach is shown playing the drums in a recording studio. Title, signature, date in lower margin.
Arrangement:
Box No. 1.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000009.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
African American musicians  Search this
Drums  Search this
Drummers (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref43
Additional Online Media:

Frank Sinatra -- NYC [in a New York City recording studio] [black-and-white photoprint,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 29
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1956
1956
Scope and Contents:
Title under image, left; signed under image, right.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000006.tif (AC Scan)

00044504.tif (AC Scan, duplicate)
General:
In Box 1, Folder 29.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
Studios (work spaces)  Search this
Singers  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref44
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Frank Sinatra [photoprint, black-and-white,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1956
Scope and Contents:
Sinatra singing into microphone at New York City recording studio. Title below image, signed at lower right.
Arrangement:
Box No. 1.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000005.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Topic:
Singers -- 1950-1960  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref45
Additional Online Media:

Webster, Ben; backstage at Birdland, New York, 1950

Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref100

Brown, Clifford; Birdland, New York City, 1954

Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref17

Ellington, Duke; Olympia Theatre, Paris, 1958

Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref20

Getz, Stan; RCA Recording Studio, New York City, 1949

Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 10
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref25

Gillespie, Dizzy; Royal Roost, New York City, 1948

Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 11
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref26

Gordon, Dexter; Royal Roost, New York City, 1948

Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref27

Hodges, Johnny; Brasserie Lip, Paris, 1958

Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 13
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed directly to Herman Leonard at (504) 286‑2444.
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref28

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