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Program for An Evening of Comedy with Jackie 'Moms' Mabley and Her Ladies

Created by:
National Black Theatre, American, founded 1968  Search this
Subject of:
Clarice Taylor, American, 1917 - 2011  Search this
Moms Mabley, American, 1897 - 1975  Search this
Dinah Washington, American, 1924 - 1963  Search this
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Mahalia Jackson, American, 1911 - 1972  Search this
Ma Rainey, American, 1886 - 1939  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 8 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 1/16 in. (21.6 × 14 × 0.2 cm)
H x W (Open): 8 1/2 × 12 in. (21.6 × 30.5 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2003
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Comedy (Theatre)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of William and James Thomas and family in memory of Clarice Taylor
Object number:
2013.188.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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_2013.188.37
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Photographic print of Nina Simone and Dick Gregory

Photograph by:
George Ball  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Dick Gregory, American, 1932 - 2017  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (24.1 x 19.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
London, England, Europe
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Collection of Andy Stroud
Object number:
2011.152.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Second Floor, 2 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.152.2

Twins at WDIA, Memphis, TN

Created by:
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Child or Children  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, © Ernest C. Withers, Courtesy of the Withers Family Trust
Object number:
2009.16.22
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.16.22
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Broadside for a performance by Madame Sissieretta Jones

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Sissieretta Jones, American, 1868 - 1933  Search this
African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church, American, founded 1821  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 7/8 x 6 in. (22.5 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
broadsides
Date:
1893
Topic:
African American  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.46.62
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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_2012.46.62
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Roberta Flack

Photograph by:
Anthony Barboza, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Roberta Flack, American, born 1937  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (sheet): 13 15/16 × 11 in. (35.4 × 27.9 cm)
H x W (image): 10 3/4 × 10 11/16 in. (27.3 × 27.2 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.99.34
Restrictions & Rights:
© Anthony Barboza
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.99.34
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Still Boss of the Blues

Recorded by:
Big Joe Turner, American, 1911 - 1985  Search this
Distributed by:
United Superior Records, American  Search this
Manufactured by:
Cadet Records, American, 1965 - 1974  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:
1970s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.3.11ab
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_2016.161.3.11ab
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Photograph of Velma Middleton

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Velma Middleton, American, 1917 - 1961  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 1/4 × 7 3/8 in. (23.5 × 18.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 3/4 × 7 15/16 in. (24.8 × 20.2 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
ca. 1942
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.25
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Photograph of Bobbie Davis

Photograph by:
Young Studio, American  Search this
Subject of:
Bobbie Davis  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 5/8 × 7 7/16 in. (24.4 × 18.9 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/16 × 7 13/16 in. (25.6 × 19.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 9, 1937
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.36
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.36
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Photograph of LaVern Baker

Photograph by:
Bruno Bernard, American, 1912 - 1987  Search this
Distributed by:
General Artists Corporation, American, founded 1940  Search this
Subject of:
LaVern Baker, American, 1929 - 1997  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 13/16 × 7 5/16 in. (22.4 × 18.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.3 × 20.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.184.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.184.1
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Photograph of Eartha Kitt

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Eartha Kitt, American, 1927 - 2008  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 9/16 × 7 1/2 in. (24.3 × 19 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/16 × 7 15/16 in. (25.5 × 20.2 cm)
Type:
chromogenic color prints
portraits
Place captured:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1942-2008
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.206.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.206.2
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Nobody Like Jesus / I Know Who Holds Tomorrow

Published by:
Jewel Records, American, founded 1963  Search this
Recorded by:
Albertina Walker, American, 1929 - 2010  Search this
Caravans, The, American, 1947 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, adhesive, paper
Dimensions:
Diameter (record): 6 7/8 × 1/16 in. (17.5 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
78 rpm records
Place depicted:
Shreveport, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1973
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2016.68.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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_2016.68.6
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The Way of Life of the Northern Negro: Untitled

Created by:
Wayne F. Miller, American, 1918 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 13 1/4 x 10 3/8 in. (33.7 x 26.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1946-1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.24.39
Restrictions & Rights:
© Magnum Photos
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
The Way of Life of the Northern Negro
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.24.39

Program for a Marian Anderson concert at the War Memorial Opera House

Published by:
Moss and Hayman Management  Search this
Subject of:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Sol Hurok, American, 1888 - 1974  Search this
War Memorial Opera House, founded 1932  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 8 3/4 x 5 13/16 in. (22.2 x 14.8 cm)
Type:
programs
Place depicted:
San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 10, 1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jackie Bryant Smith
Object number:
2010.66.144
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
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_2010.66.144
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Swedish Red Cross Medal of Honor

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Received by:
Mattiwilda Dobbs Janzon, American, 1925-2015  Search this
Subject of:
Louise Alexandra Marie Irene Mountbatten, Swedish, 1889 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
metal, cloth
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 3 1/8 x 2 1/2 x 1/2 in. (7.9 x 6.4 x 1.3 cm)
Type:
medals
Place made:
Sweden, Europe
Date:
1957
Topic:
African American  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mattiwilda Dobbs
Object number:
2011.135.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
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_2011.135.3
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Photographic print of Sam Cooke and Betty Jo Spyropulos at Club Harlem

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Sam Cooke, American, 1931 - 1964  Search this
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Betty Jo Spryopulos, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 × 5 in. (17.8 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
black-and-white photographs
portraits
Place depicted:
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1963-1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.9
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Koko Taylor, 1991

Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Koko Taylor, American, 1928 - 2009  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 3/4 x 9 11/16 in. (34.9 x 24.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 3/4 x 10 7/8 in. (35 x 27.6 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1991
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number:
2012.164.7
Restrictions & Rights:
© David D. Spitzer
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.7

Pass for artists at the Pori Jazz Festival used by Ira Tucker

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Ira Tucker Sr., American, 1925 - 2008  Search this
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928  Search this
Medium:
paper, plastic laminate, metal, nylon
Dimensions:
H x W (artist pass): 24 1/2 x 2 1/8 in. (62.2 x 5.4 cm)
L x W (lanyard): 21 x 3/4 in. (53.3 x 1.9 cm)
Type:
passes (tickets)
Place made:
Pori, Satakunta, Finland, Europe
Date:
July 18, 2004
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number:
2013.13.22.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and 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_2013.13.22.1
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Backstage pass for Pori Jazz Festival used by Ira Tucker

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Ira Tucker Sr., American, 1925 - 2008  Search this
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928  Search this
Medium:
paper, plastic laminate, metal, nylon
Dimensions:
H x W (backstage pass): 4 5/8 x 2 7/8 in. (11.7 x 7.3 cm)
L x W (lanyard): 21 x 3/4 in. (53.3 x 1.9 cm)
Type:
passes (tickets)
Place made:
Pori, Satakunta, Finland, Europe
Date:
July 18, 2004
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number:
2013.13.22.2
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_2013.13.22.2
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Grammy nominee medal for the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards given to Ira Tucker

Created by:
Tiffany & Co., American, founded 1837  Search this
Subject of:
Ira Tucker Sr., American, 1925 - 2008  Search this
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928  Search this
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, American, founded 1957  Search this
Medium:
bronze, ribbon
Dimensions:
medal: 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/8 in. (6.7 x 5.7 x 0.3 cm)
L x W (ribbon): 17 x 1 in. (43.2 x 2.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Date:
2000
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number:
2013.13.25
Restrictions & Rights:
© Grammy Awards. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
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_2013.13.25
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Marian Anderson Sings Spirituals

Recorded by:
Marian Anderson, American, 1897 - 1993  Search this
Medium:
vinyl , cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 1/8 x 10 1/8 in. (25.7 x 25.7 cm)
Type:
long-playing records
Place made:
Camden, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.137.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
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_2015.137.4ab
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