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Dance card

Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
metal (hinges material)
yarn (tassell material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 7 1/2 in; 11.43 cm x 19.05 cm
overall: 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in x 12 1/2 in; .3175 cm x 4.445 cm x 31.75 cm
Object Name:
dance card
Referenced:
United States: Virginia, Staunton
Date made:
1929
Subject:
Dancing  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0098.1341
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1341
Accession number:
2006.0098
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Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Celluloid
Military
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1344790
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Case, Dance Card

Medium:
Case, Dance Card
Dimensions:
Case: 1 × 4.8 × 9.5cm (3/8 × 1 7/8 × 3 3/4 in.)
Card: 6.2 × 2.7cm (2 7/16 × 1 1/16 in.)
Type:
ART-Miscellaneous
Credit Line:
Gift of the Norfolk Charitable Trust
Inventory Number:
A20140451000
Restrictions & Rights:
Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Collection
Location:
Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA
Display Area:
Hangar Overlook
Data Source:
National Air and Space Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nasm_A20140451000
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Press kit for Sonny Liston versus Cassius Clay Championship Fight

Distributed by:
Dundee-MacDonald Enterprises, Inc., American, founded 1963  Search this
Subject of:
Dundee's 5th St. Gym, American, 1950 - 1983  Search this
Muhammad Ali, American, 1942 - 2016  Search this
Sonny Liston, American, 1928 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 x 9 1/4 in. (30.5 x 23.5 cm)
Type:
press kits
Place depicted:
Miami Beach, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Mass media  Search this
United States--History--1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Dwaine Simpson 5th St. Gym Museum Collection
Object number:
2011.56.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.56.3
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Mix Pictorial Magazine vol. 1 no. 3

Published by:
Mix Publishing Company, American  Search this
Edited by:
Morris G. Little  Search this
Arthur Chaney  Search this
Photograph by:
Oscar P. Davenport Jr.  Search this
Subject of:
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
NAACP Youth Council, American, founded 1936  Search this
Jeter-Pillars Orchestra, American, founded 1933  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 11 × 8 5/8 × 1/8 in. (28 × 21.9 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 × 17 1/4 × 1/16 in. (28 × 43.8 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 1939
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.273
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.273
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Calling Cards, Dance Cards, and Place Cards

Collection Creator:
Ferguson, John Calvin, 1866-1945  Search this
Container:
Box 12, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1911
Collection Restrictions:
Access is by appointment only, Monday through Thursday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please contact the Archives to make an appointment: AVRreference@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Permission to reproduce and publish an item from the Archives is coordinated through the Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery's Rights and Reproductions department. Please contact the Archives in order to initiate this process.
Collection Citation:
John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers. Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. Smithsonian Institution. Washington, D. C., Gift of Peter Ferguson.
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John Calvin Ferguson Family Papers
Archival Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-fsa-a1999-33-ref814

Bouquet holder, carnet-de-bal

Medium:
Gilded metal, ivory, mother of pearl
Dimensions:
6 × 1 1/2 in. (15.2 × 3.8 cm)
Type:
Bouquet holders
Date:
ca.1830-1920
Period:
Victorian (1837-1901)
Topic:
bouquet holders  Search this
bouquetiers  Search this
dance cards  Search this
ivory  Search this
mother of pearl  Search this
porte-bouquets  Search this
porte-fleurs  Search this
Posy holders  Search this
tussie-mussies  Search this
costume accessories  Search this
decorative arts  Search this
fashion  Search this
Victoriana  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian Gardens, Horticultural Artifacts Collection. Gift of Frances Jones Poetker.
Accession number:
FJP.1987.129
Restrictions & Rights:
Access to original artifacts by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to Smithsonian Gardens: gardens@si.edu
See more items in:
Horticultural Artifacts Collection
Data Source:
Smithsonian Gardens
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hac_FJP.1987.129
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Dance cards, 1906-1912, and undated (3 folders)

Collection Creator::
Berry, S. Stillman (Samuel Stillman), 1887-1984  Search this
Container:
Box 12 of 15
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7335, S. Stillman Berry Papers
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S. Stillman Berry Papers
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-faru7335-refidd1e10027

Spring Swing [folded card]

Collector:
Kamikawa, Juichi  Search this
Collection Creator:
Tanaka, Peter, Dr.  Search this
Tsukamoto, Mary  Search this
McGovern, Melvin  Search this
Nitta, Eugene T.  Search this
Ishimoto, Norman  Search this
Collection Source:
Armed Forces History, Division of (NMAH, SI).  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (3.1" x 2.7".)
Culture:
Japanese Americans -- Evacuation and relocation, 1942-1945  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Dance cards
Date:
Circa 1943
Scope and Contents:
Dance was hosted by The 400 Club. Inside of card gives the names of dances and those who signed up to dance with recipient of card.
Arrangement:
In box 1, folder 8.
Local Numbers:
AC0305-0000005-01 (AC Scan)

AC0305-0000005-02 (AC Scan)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use. All duplication requests must be reviewed and approved by Archives Center staff.
Topic:
Concentration camps -- United States  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Dance -- United States  Search this
Dance parties  Search this
Genre/Form:
Dance cards
Collection Citation:
Japanese American Documentary Collection, dates, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Japanese American Documentary Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0305-ref580
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Edith Lavinia Lee Scrapbook

Creator:
Lee, Edith Lavinia  Search this
Fairmont Seminary (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Bristol School (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Naval Academy  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Calling cards
Paintings
Menus
Programs
Tickets
Dance cards
Newsletters
Report cards
Telegrams
Greeting cards
Photographs
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Postcards
Date:
circa 1912-1927
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbook compiled by Lee, documenting her time as a student at the Fairmont Seminary in Washington, D.C. in the 1910s. The scrapbook mostly documents the social lives of Lee and other students at the school, especially the dances, sporting events, graduations and other activities at the U.S. Naval Academy. The contents of the scrapbook include a huge variety of types of documents, including letters, postcards, greeting cards and telegrams; photographs of students and their activities; drawings and paintings by Lee; report cards; menus; tickets to events; dance cards; calling cards; and a large number of artifacts (ribbons, cloth flowers, insignias, etc.) are also attached to the pages of the album.
Arrangement:
Collection is unarranged.
Biographical / Historical:
The Fairmont Seminary was more customarily known as the Bristol School, named in 1904 for its founder, Alice A. Bristol. It was an Episcopal school for girls, offering two years worth of college work preparatory to college. It was located in Northwest Washington, and ceased operation in the 1940s.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center in 2017 by Carol Jarvis, who acquired it from a family member, who acquired it from a thrift store.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Women -- Education  Search this
Genre/Form:
Calling cards
Paintings
Menus
Programs
Tickets
Dance cards
Newsletters
Report cards
Telegrams
Greeting cards
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 20th century
Drawings
Scrapbooks
Postcards
Citation:
Edith Lavinia Lee Scrapbook, ca. 1912-1927, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1415
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1415

Brisé Carnet de Bal

Medium:
Carved ivory and mother-of-pearl sticks, metal pencil holder
Type:
costume & accessories
Brisé Carnet de Bal
Made in:
France
Date:
19th century
Accession Number:
1924-31-1
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1924-31-1

Dance card for Joseph Sudy Orchestra

Collection Creator:
Hills Bros. Coffee, Inc.  Search this
Container:
Box 65
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Hills Brothers Coffee Incorporated Records, 1875-1965, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian.
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Hills Bros. Coffee, Incorporated Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0395-ref237

Some Men

Written by:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Illustrated by:
Wopo Holup, American  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with ribbon and metal
Dimensions:
H x W (Booklet): 4 1/4 × 3 1/4 × 1 15/16 in. (10.8 × 8.3 × 5 cm)
H x W (Booklet and ribbon): 11 7/16 × 3 1/4 × 1 15/16 in. (29 × 8.3 × 5 cm)
Type:
pamphlets
Date:
1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Feminism  Search this
Gender  Search this
Identity  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Wopo Holup
Object number:
2013.85.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© ntozake shange/poetry wopo holup/images © may 1981. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.85.1
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Eighth Annual Concert and Ball, Norris Lodge No. 16, Knights of Pythias

Physical Description:
cellulose nitrate (overall material)
paper (overall material)
string (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 5 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 11.43 cm x 13.335 cm
overall: 1/2 in x 4 7/16 in x 5 1/4 in; 1.27 cm x 11.27125 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
dance card
Date made:
1895
Subject:
Fraternal Associations  Search this
ID Number:
2006.0098.1654
Catalog number:
2006.0098.1654
Accession number:
2006.0098
See more items in:
Medicine and Science: Chemistry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1347668
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Schools

Creator:
Warshaw, Isadore, d. 1969  Search this
Extent:
11.39 Cubic feet (consisting of 25 boxes, 2 folders, 4 oversize folders, 1 map case folder, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Examinations (documents)
Speeches
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Reports
Sales records
Trade literature
Print advertising
Business cards
Programs
Training manuals
Invoices
Publications
Business records
Advertising cards
Advertising mail
Certificates
Business ephemera
Manuals
Sales letters
Awards
Dance cards
Business letters
Commercial correspondence
Ephemera
Illustrations
Photographs
Sermons
Letterheads
Advertising
Printed ephemera
Catalogues
Theater programs
Report cards
Receipts
Advertising fliers
Legal documents
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Lesson books
Periodicals
School records
Date:
1745-1973
bulk 1840-1930
Summary:
A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana
Scope and Contents note:
Most materials present are records and information related to specific schools and institutions and their operations. There are no complete records for any single organization. K-12 public, private schools are represented, as well as colleges, universities, vocational training, plus home study, correspondence courses, Sunday Schools and some religious instruction. HBCUs are not represented, though there may be a general item or two related to one or more of the HBCU schools. There is a sampling of teaching and learning tools such as workbooks, textbooks, and curriculum guides, plus publications for educators. A portion of the material focuses on administration and the profession of education. Student Services and Engagement covers the social aspects of higher education.
Arrangement note:
Schools is arranged in two subseries.

Institutions

By Name

Administration and Records

Genre

Advertisements

Images

Instruction and Learning: Tools and Resources

Post Family Education Records

Serial Publications for Educators and Administrators
Forms Part Of:
Forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana.

Series 1: Business Ephemera

Series 2: Other Collection Divisions

Series 3: Isadore Warshaw Personal Papers

Series 4: Photographic Reference Material
Provenance:
Schools is a portion of the Business Ephemera Series of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Accession AC0060 purchased from Isadore Warshaw in 1967. Warshaw continued to accumulate similar material until his death, which was donated in 1971 by his widow, Augusta. For a period after acquisition, related materials from other sources (of mixed provenance) were added to the collection so there may be content produced or published after Warshaw's death in 1969. This practice has since ceased.
Restrictions:
Some items may be restricted due to fragile condition.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Occupation:
Educators  Search this
Topic:
Student activities  Search this
Education, Higher  Search this
Colleges  Search this
College teachers  Search this
Teachers -- 1940-1950  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Musical productions  Search this
Students  Search this
College administrators  Search this
Education  Search this
Home economics -- Study and teaching  Search this
Dance  Search this
College graduates -- 1840-1860  Search this
Education, Elementary  Search this
High schools -- Alumni and alumnae  Search this
College students -- 1900-1910  Search this
Art  Search this
Music  Search this
Primers  Search this
Vocational education  Search this
Schools  Search this
Teachers  Search this
Mathematics  Search this
Education -- 19th century  Search this
Kindergarten  Search this
Art teachers  Search this
Dances  Search this
Classrooms  Search this
Theater  Search this
High school student activities  Search this
Women -- Education  Search this
Universities and colleges  Search this
Lesson plans  Search this
Students -- 1940-1950  Search this
Universities and colleges -- Administration  Search this
Musical performances  Search this
Education -- school buildings  Search this
State universities and colleges  Search this
Students -- 19th century  Search this
Medical colleges -- Faculty  Search this
Commencement ceremonies  Search this
High school athletes  Search this
Cooking  Search this
Medical colleges  Search this
Musicals  Search this
Elementary schools  Search this
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Genre/Form:
Examinations (documents)
Speeches
Catalogs
Trade catalogs
Reports
Sales records
Trade literature
Print advertising
Business cards
Programs -- Graduation ceremonies -- 1930-1940
Training manuals -- 20th century
Invoices
Publications
Business records
Advertising cards
Advertising mail
Certificates
Business ephemera
Manuals
Sales letters
Awards
Dance cards
Business letters
Commercial correspondence
Certificates -- School attendance -- 1930-1940 -- Illinois
Ephemera
Illustrations
Photographs
Sermons
Letterheads
Publications -- Business
Advertising
Printed ephemera
Catalogues
Theater programs
Report cards
Receipts
Advertising fliers
Legal documents
Scrapbooks
Correspondence
Lesson books
Periodicals
School records
Citation:
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Schools, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Schools
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Schools
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0060-s01-01-schools
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"A Waltz Evening at the Andrew Carnegie Mansion" - Dance Card, March 18, 1974

Collection Creator::
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum  Search this
Container:
Box 1 of 2
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 13-218, Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Publications
See more items in:
Publications
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-sia-fa13-218-refidd1e886

Pair Of Rattles

Donor Name:
Miss Frances T. Densmore  Search this
Collector:
Miss Frances T. Densmore  Search this
Culture:
Seminole  Search this
Object Type:
Rattle
Place:
Dania, Near, Broward County, Florida, United States, North America
Accession Date:
1932-Apr-07
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
118875
USNM Number:
E363818-0
See more items in:
Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8409963
Additional Online Media:

The Ava Gardner Museum

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Wed, 01 Jun 2011 03:00:00 +0000
Topic:
Search this
See more post:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_5ee080266c7d2147bdbe63f3d8990b23

Reading Athena's dance card : men against fire in Vietnam / Russell W. Glenn

Author:
Glenn, Russell W  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 214 p. ; ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
Topic:
Vietnam War, 1961-1975  Search this
Vietnam War, 1961-1975--Campaigns  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_717417

Joseph Bruhl Territory Band Collection

Creator:
Bruhl, Joseph R., 1909-  Search this
Extent:
1.33 Cubic feet (3 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Scrapbooks
Posters
Photographs
Menus
Letters (correspondence)
Date:
1925-1938
Summary:
The collection primarily consists of photographs and a scrapbook documenting Joseph Bruhl's experiences playing with territory bands from the early 1920s through the late 1930s. There are also some materials that relate to his personal life.
Scope and Contents note:
This collection is organized into two series. Series One contains personal papers, and Series Two contains scrapbooks. Bruhl's personal papers consist of official documents, such as his high school diploma, United States Armed Services discharge notice, a notarized certification of birth, and the Bruhls' death certificates. Other personal papers include his correspondence, his writings, publicity materials promoting him, and photographs of Bruhl pictured in various stages of his long career. The scrapbook series includes two scrapbooks, one featuring Bruhl's wedding and honeymoon, and the second, larger book documenting Bruhl's travels as a territory band musician.

Bruhl's wedding scrapbook contains records of his 1929 marriage to Vera Bruhl, née Halsted. The scrapbook also includes photographs, postcards and brochures from their honeymoon, as well as several letters and telegrams of congratulation from the Bruhls' family and friends.

Bruhl's territory band scrapbook contains numerous photographs dating to the 1920s and 1930s, including many captioned snapshots of small-town main streets, roadways and local attractions as well as of the musicians and their friends. Accompanying these photographs in the scrapbook are performance billings and posters, letters of recommendation, newspaper clippings, women's dance cards, association and labor union cards, business cards, menus, and radio broadcast schedules. Items appear in the scrapbook roughly chronologically and were grouped and annotated by Bruhl, reflecting his membership in a series of territory bands.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into two series.

Series 1: Personal Papers, 1922-1980; undated

Series 2: Scrapbooks, 1925-1938
Biographical/Historical note:
Joseph Robert Bruhl (December 7, 1909- October 11, 1980) was born in Plattsmouth, Nebraska and attended Mitchell High School in Lincoln, Nebraska. From the time of his first engagement to play piano at local radio station WMAH at the age of twelve, Joseph Bruhl immersed himself in music. Bruhl played in local bands, and after two years in college decided to become a professional musician. Proficient with the banjo, guitar and piano, Bruhl traveled from the mid-1920s until the late-1930s with what were then popularly known as "territory bands." Such bands journeyed to various locales within a fixed geographic range to play for local events. Bruhl's early engagements spanned Nebraska, Wyoming and the Dakotas, where he accompanied a series of traveling orchestras to play in ballrooms, theaters, and at other local celebrations. Such travels required long trips over unpaved roads, and also necessitated the acquisition of transfer passes from the Lincoln chapter of the American Federation of Musicians (Local # 463), of which Bruhl was a member. From the beginning of his career as a full-time musician, Bruhl avidly collected and preserved performance billings and other memorabilia from his travels.

From 1927 on, Bruhl's performances reached listeners across the West and Midwest on several early radio stations, including WNAX, WOW, KGHL, KFAB, and KFSO. In 1929, Bruhl married Vera Halsted, while he continued to build his career as a musician traveling with various bands. Stints playing with orchestras led by Russ Henegar and Milt Askew in the late 1920s and early 1930s preceded Bruhl's 1934 move to the San Francisco Bay area. From there he assumed his most prominent role as the piano player in Joaquin Grill's Orchestra (1935-1939). With Grill and company, Bruhl traveled even more widely, reaching as far as Lake Tahoe and several southwestern states in 1937 and 1938.

Drafted during World War II, Bruhl became the leader of an Army band unit. After the war, he returned to broadcast radio. Bruhl eventually settled in San Leandro, California, where he opened and operated a successful Fender franchise guitar school and music store in the 1950s and 1960s.
Provenance:
Donated to the Archives Center in 2004 by Joseph Bruhl's nephew George M. Bruhl.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Weddings  Search this
Musicians -- 20th century  Search this
Bands (Music) -- 1930-1940  Search this
Bands (Music) -- 1920-1930  Search this
Military discharge -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks -- 1900-1950
Posters -- 20th century
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- 1900-1950
Menus
Letters (correspondence) -- 20th century.
Citation:
Joseph Bruhl Territory Band Collection, 1925-1938, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of George M. Bruhl.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0869
See more items in:
Joseph Bruhl Territory Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0869
Additional Online Media:

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Measurements:
overall: 21 cm x 16.5 cm x 2 cm; 8 9/32 in x 6 1/2 in x 25/32 in
Object Name:
album
Album
ID Number:
1995.0231.225
Catalog number:
1995.0231.225
Accession number:
1995.0231
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Photographic History
Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1028107

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