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Johari M. Rashad playbills and other material

Creator:
Rashad, Johari  Search this
Names:
Pryor, Richard  Search this
Extent:
2 linear feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
circa 1974-2003
Summary:
This collection, which dates from circa 1974-2003, contains approximately 120 playbills and programs relating to black theater in Washingon D.C., including memorabilia from Arena Stage and the Kennedy Center. One playbill bears the autograph of Debbie Allen. Also present are magazines, newspaper clippings, posters, photographs of community events and 23 record albums. The albums include performances by Richard Pryor and various soul and R&B singers.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American singers  Search this
Theater -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Popular music -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
African American comedians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Playbills
Posters
Clippings
Color photographs
Periodicals
Phonograph records
Programs
Citation:
Johari M. Rashad playbills and other material, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Johari M. Rashad.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-028
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Johari M. Rashad playbills and other material
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-028

Sarah Vaughan Memorial Program

Donor:
Morton, Azariah  Search this
Author:
Mount Zion Baptist Church (Newark (N.J.))  Search this
Names:
Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990  Search this
Extent:
0.1 cubic feet (1 folder)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Date:
1990
Summary:
The collection consists of a single memorial program documenting the April 9, 1990 funeral of Sarah Vaughan at the Mount Zion Baptist Church, Newark, New Jersey.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of a single memorial program documenting the April 9, 1990 funeral of Sarah Vaughan that took place at the Mount Zion Baptist Church located in Newark, New Jersey. A brief biography of Vaughan's music career, photograph, and the order of the funeral service are included in the memorial program.
Arrangement:
The collection consists of a single item.
Biographical / Historical:
Sarah [Sassy] Vaughan, a leading female jazz vocalist between the 1940s and 1980s, was born in Newark, New Jersey on March 27, 1924 and died on April 3, 1990. In 1942 she won an amateur contest at the Apollo Theatre and by 1943 was working as a singer and second pianist for Earl Hines band. During her long career Sarah Vaughan performed with such leaders in the field of American jazz like Billy Eckstine, Dizzy Gillespie, Charlie Parker and Miles Davis.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Azariah Morton,1991 May 21.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions.
Topic:
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Jazz  Search this
African American singers  Search this
Singers  Search this
Funeral rites and ceremonies -- 1990-2000  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Memorial service -- 1990-2000  Search this
Genre/Form:
Programs
Citation:
Sarah Vaughan Memorial Program, 1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0384
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Sarah Vaughan Memorial Program
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0384
Additional Online Media:

Washington Community Chorus [acetate film photonegative], 1948

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1948
1930-1950
1930-1940
1940-1950
Topic:
Choirs  Search this
Singers  Search this
African American singers  Search this
Portraits, Group  Search this
Singing  Search this
Local number:
Freezer box 31
618ns0178864-01pg.tif
Restrictions & Rights:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_178864

Modern School of Music : acetate film photonegative, 1947

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1947
1940-1950
Topic:
Portraits, Group  Search this
African American students  Search this
African American singers  Search this
Local number:
Freezer box 48
Restrictions & Rights:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220108

Minor Melody Chorus [acetate film photonegative], 1945

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1945
1930-1950
1940-1950
1930-1940
Topic:
Singers  Search this
Singing  Search this
Choirs  Search this
Portraits, Group  Search this
African American singers  Search this
Local number:
Freezer box 48
Restrictions & Rights:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220109

Junior Choir of the Metropolitan Baptist Church : acetate film photonegative, 11/23/47

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1947
11/23/47
1940-1950
Topic:
African American children  Search this
Portraits, Group  Search this
African American singers  Search this
African Americans--Religion  Search this
Local number:
Freezer box 48
Restrictions & Rights:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220111

Junior Choir of the Metropolitan Baptist Church : acetate film photonegative, 11/23/47

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1947
11/23/47
1940-1950
Topic:
African American churches  Search this
African American children  Search this
Portraits, Group  Search this
African American singers  Search this
African Americans--Religion  Search this
Local number:
Freezer box 48
Restrictions & Rights:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220112

Junior Choir of the Metropolitan Baptist Church : acetate film photonegative, 11/23/47

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1947
11/23/47
1940-1950
Topic:
African American children  Search this
Portraits, Group  Search this
African American singers  Search this
African Americans--Religion  Search this
Local number:
Freezer box 48
Restrictions & Rights:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220113

Miss Muse Conservatory of Music : acetate film photonegative, 1946

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1946
1940-1950
Topic:
Conservatories of music  Search this
Portraits, Group  Search this
African American singers  Search this
African Americans--Religion  Search this
Local number:
Freezer box 48
Restrictions & Rights:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220114

Metropolitan Baptist Church choir : acetate film photonegative, 6/13/46

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1946
6/13/46
1940-1950
Topic:
Choirs  Search this
Portraits, Group  Search this
African Americans--Religion  Search this
African American singers  Search this
Local number:
Freezer box 48
Restrictions & Rights:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220115

Metropolitan Baptist Church choir : acetate film photonegative, 6/13/46

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1946
6/13/46
1940-1950
Topic:
Choirs  Search this
Portraits, Group  Search this
African Americans--Religion  Search this
African American singers  Search this
Local number:
Freezer box 48
Restrictions & Rights:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_220116

Oh Daddy Blues [sheet music], 1923

Composer:
Rusell, Will  Search this
Herbert, Ed  Search this
Singer:
Smith, Bessie 1894-1937  Search this
Publisher:
Clarence Williams Music Publishing Co., Inc  Search this
Physical description:
1 item
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Sheet music
Photographs
Date:
1923
1920-1930
Topic:
African American singers  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Local number:
AC0300-0000052.tif (AC Scan : cover)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research access on site
Copyright situation unknown
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, 1790-1980s
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_287648

Norman Granz' /Jazz at the / Philharmonic / 16th National Tour [program], 1955

Collector:
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Producer:
Granz, Norman  Search this
Physical description:
1 item, 12" x 9", unmounted
Type:
Programs
Date:
1955
1950-1960
Topic:
Jazz musicians  Search this
African American singers  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Concerts  Search this
Local number:
AC0584-0000056.tif (AC Scan No.: cover)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment
Copyright probably retained by creator
See more items in:
Ella Fitzgerald Papers, ca. 1935-1996
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_289749

[Ella Fitzgerald's passport.]

Collector:
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Physical description:
1 item, 6" x 7-1/2"
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Passports
Date:
1956
1957
1950-1960
Topic:
Jazz musicians  Search this
African American singers  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Local number:
AC0584-0000058.tif (AC Scan No.: open page)
Restrictions & Rights:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Gloves required with unprotected photographs
See more items in:
Ella Fitzgerald Papers, ca. 1935-1996
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_289751

[Ella Fitzgerald in Panama : photoprint, ca. 1955.]

Subject:
Jazz Photographs: Composed and Improvised (Archives Center display cases, National Museum of American History, March 28-May 10, 2005)  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item 3-9/16" x 3-1/2"
Culture:
African Americans 1950-1960  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Panama
Date:
1955
ca 1955
1950-1960
1950-2000
Topic:
Jazz musicians  Search this
African American singers  Search this
Local number:
AC0584.0000009.tif (AC Scan, Front)
See more items in:
Ella Fitzgerald Collection, ca. 1938-1996
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_250696

[Ella Fitzgerald in Panama: photograph, ca. 1955.]

Subject:
Jazz Photographs: Composed and Improvised (Archives Center display cases, National Museum of American History, March 28-May 10, 2005)  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item 3-9/16" x 3-1/2"
Culture:
African Americans 1950-1960  Search this
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Panama
Date:
1955
ca 1955
1950-1960
1950-2000
Topic:
Jazz musicians  Search this
African American singers  Search this
Local number:
AC0584.0000013.tif (AC Scan, Front)
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Ella Fitzgerald Collection, ca. 1938-1996
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_250701

The Jubilee Singers : and their campaign for twenty thousand dollars / by G.D. Pike ; with photographs by Black

Title:
Jubilee Singers of Fisk University
Author:
Pike, Gustavus D  Search this
Subject:
Jubilee Singers History  Search this
Fisk University  Search this
Physical description:
219 pages, [10] leaves of plates : portraits, music ; 21 cm
Type:
Biography
History
Date:
1873
Topic:
African American choirs--History  Search this
African American singers  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
African American choirs  Search this
Call number:
ML400 .P63X
ML400.P63X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_32134

Billie Holiday

Artist:
Sid Grossman, 1913 - 1955  Search this
Sitter:
Billie Holiday, 7 Apr 1915 - 17 Jul 1959  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 33.5 x 27.2 cm (13 3/16 x 10 11/16")
Mat: 71.1 x 55.9 cm (28 x 22")
Culture:
Billie Holiday: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
c. 1948
Topic:
Costume\Jewelry\Necklace  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Earring  Search this
Billie Holiday: Female  Search this
Billie Holiday: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.87.44
Restrictions & Rights:
© Miriam Grossman Cohen, courtesy Howard Greenberg Gallery
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
2018 Paper Rotations
The Struggle for Justice
On View:
NPG, West Gallery 220
NPG, West Gallery 220
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.87.44

Roland Hayes

Attribution:
Johan Hagemeyer, 1884 - 1962  Search this
Sitter:
Roland Hayes, 3 Jun 1887 - 1 Jan 1977  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 22.5 x 16.3 cm (8 7/8 x 6 7/16")
Mount: 22.7 x 16.6 cm (8 15/16 x 6 9/16")
Mat: 55.9 x 40.6 cm (22 x 16")
Culture:
Roland Hayes: American\African American  Search this
Type:
Photograph
Date:
1934
Topic:
Exterior  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Ring  Search this
Roland Hayes: Male  Search this
Roland Hayes: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer  Search this
Roland Hayes: Education\Educator\Teacher  Search this
Roland Hayes: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.84.17
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of Johan Hagemeyer
See more items in:
National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.84.17

Hurston's Sun to Sun Singers [acetate film photonegative,] 1938

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N. 1883-1964  Search this
Film manufacturer:
Defender  Search this
Subject:
Hurston, Zora Neale  Search this
Hurston's Sun to Sun Singers  Search this
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 8" x 10"
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1938
1930-1940
1930-1950
Topic:
Vaudeville  Search this
Portraits--Men  Search this
African American entertainers  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
African American singers  Search this
Singers  Search this
Local number:
00061801.jpg (AC Scan No.)
Freezer box 05 *
Restrictions & Rights:
Access limited. Negative in freezer storage
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution owns rights
See more items in:
Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_177361

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