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Superman Original Radio Broadcast, Volume Three

Associated person:
Collyer, Bud  Search this
Associated institution:
Mutual Radio Network  Search this
Publisher:
Radiola  Search this
Maker:
Mark 56 Records  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: California, Anaheim
Date made:
1982
1934
1946
1947
Date made:
1974
Subject:
Batman  Search this
Superman  Search this
Radio  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of DC Comics, Incorporated (through Paul Levitz)
ID Number:
1987.0213.133
Accession number:
1987.0213
Catalog number:
1987.0213.133
Maker number:
677
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_682917

Love Letters in the Sand

Maker:
Irving Berlin, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
Sheet Music
Object Type:
Sheet Music
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1931
Date(s) of previous ownership:
1985 06 13
ID Number:
1985.0637.06
Accession number:
1985.0637
Catalog number:
1985.0637.06
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_682623

Old Spinning Wheel, the

Maker:
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
Sheet Music
Object Type:
Sheet Music
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1933
Date(s) of previous ownership:
1985 06 13
ID Number:
1985.0637.07
Accession number:
1985.0637
Catalog number:
1985.0637.07
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_682624

Wagon Wheels

Maker:
Shapiro, Bernstein & Co., Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
Sheet Music
Object Type:
Sheet Music
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1934
Date(s) of previous ownership:
1985 06 13
ID Number:
1985.0637.15
Accession number:
1985.0637
Catalog number:
1985.0637.15
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_682632

My Silent Love

Maker:
Famous Music Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 5/8 in x 9 1/8 in; 29.5275 cm x 23.1775 cm
Object Name:
Sheet Music
Object Type:
Sheet Music
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1923
Date made:
1932
Date(s) of previous ownership:
1985 06 06
ID Number:
1985.0624.02
Accession number:
1985.0624
Catalog number:
1985.0624.02
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_682635

Touch of Your Hand, The

Maker:
T. B. Harms Company  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
Sheet Music
Object Type:
Sheet Music
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1933
Date(s) of previous ownership:
1985 06 06
ID Number:
1985.0624.03
Accession number:
1985.0624
Catalog number:
1985.0624.03
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_682636

I've Told Ev'ry Little Star

Maker:
T. B. Harms Company  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
Sheet Music
Object Type:
Sheet Music
Place made:
United States: New York
Date made:
1932
Date(s) of previous ownership:
1985 06 06
ID Number:
1985.0624.17
Accession number:
1985.0624
Catalog number:
1985.0624.17
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_682650

Crystal Caverns [acetate film photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Names:
Crystal Caverns (Washington, D.C.).  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Rice, Moses P.  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 44
Type:
Archival materials
Portraits
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- 1930-1940
Date:
1932
Scope and Contents:
Job Number: 25277
Man wearing hat and overcoat, holding a cigarette, standing in Crystal Caverns.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Smoking -- 1930-1980  Search this
Cigarettes  Search this
African American entertainers -- 1930-1950.  Search this
Night clubs -- 1930-1940  Search this
Genre/Form:
Portraits -- African American men
Photographs -- 1930-1940 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref1119
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Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.

Artist:
Everett Raymond Kinstler, 5 Aug 1926 - 26 May 2019  Search this
Sitter:
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., 1909 - 2000  Search this
Medium:
Pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 23.3cm x 19.2cm (9 3/16" x 7 9/16"), Accurate
Sheet: 25.2cm x 20.3cm (9 15/16" x 8"), Accurate
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1980
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Male  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Politics and Government\Diplomat  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Performing Arts\Producer\Television  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Politics and Government\Diplomatic Agent  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Performing Arts\Film Production Manager  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Legion of Honor  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Television industry leader  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Distinguished Service Cross  Search this
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.: Military\Navy\Officer\World War II  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Everett Raymond Kinstler
Object number:
S/NPG.93.341
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1980 Everett Raymond Kinstler
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.93.341

El Alamein

Artist:
William Anthony, born Fort Monmouth, NJ 1934  Search this
Sitter:
Rita Moreno  Search this
Medium:
pencil on paper
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Performing arts\theater  Search this
History\United States\World War II  Search this
Occupation\military\soldier  Search this
Architecture\vehicle\tank  Search this
Object\weapon\gun  Search this
Object\written matter\poster  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norma Neuman
Object number:
1980.85.10
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1980.85.10

Busby Berkeleyettes

Artist:
William Anthony, born Fort Monmouth, NJ 1934  Search this
Medium:
pencil and pastel on paper
Type:
Drawing
Topic:
Figure group\female  Search this
Performing arts\theater\performer  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Norma Neuman
Object number:
1980.85.13
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1980.85.13

Nora Holt, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After"

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964  Search this
Printer:
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017  Search this
Sitter:
Nora Holt  Search this
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
image: 8 7/8 × 5 7/8 in. (22.5 × 14.9 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1937, printed 1983
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Performing arts\music\composer  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.132
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.132

Altonell Hines, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After"

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964  Search this
Printer:
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017  Search this
Sitter:
Altonell Hines  Search this
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
image: 8 7/8 × 5 7/8 in. (22.5 × 14.9 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1934, printed 1983
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.135
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.135

Rose McClendon, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After"

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964  Search this
Printer:
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017  Search this
Sitter:
Rose McClendon  Search this
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
image: 8 7/8 × 5 7/8 in. (22.5 × 14.9 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1932, printed 1983
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Performing arts\theater\actor  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.137
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.137

Ada "Bricktop" Smith, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After"

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964  Search this
Printer:
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017  Search this
Sitter:
Ada "Bricktop" Smith  Search this
Ada Beatrice Queen Victoria Louise Smith  Search this
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
image: 5 5/8 × 8 3/8 in. (14.3 × 21.3 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1934, printed 1983
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\dance  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.142
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.142

Bessie Smith, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After"

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964  Search this
Printer:
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017  Search this
Sitter:
Bessie Smith  Search this
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
image: 8 7/8 × 5 7/8 in. (22.5 × 14.9 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1936, printed 1983
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.143
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.143

Ethel Waters, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After"

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964  Search this
Printer:
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017  Search this
Sitter:
Ethel Waters  Search this
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
image: 8 7/8 × 6 in. (22.5 × 15.2 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1932, printed 1983
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Performing arts\theater\actor  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.145
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.145

Fredi Washington, from the unrealized portfolio "Noble Black Women: The Harlem Renaissance and After"

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964  Search this
Printer:
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017  Search this
Sitter:
Fredi Washington  Search this
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
image: 8 7/8 × 5 7/8 in. (22.5 × 14.9 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1933, printed 1983
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Portrait female  Search this
Performing arts\theater\actor  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.146
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.146

John W. Bubbles, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964  Search this
Printer:
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017  Search this
Sitter:
John W. Bubbles  Search this
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
image: 8 3/4 × 5 7/8 in. (22.2 × 14.9 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photomechanical Reproduction
Date:
1935, printed 1983
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\dance  Search this
Performing arts\music\voice  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.158
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.158

James Weldon Johnson, from the portfolio 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes

Artist:
Carl Van Vechten, born Cedar Rapids, IA 1880-died New York City 1964  Search this
Printer:
Richard Benson, born Newport, RI 1943-died Providence, RI 2017  Search this
Sitter:
James Weldon Johnson  Search this
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
image: 8 3/4 × 5 7/8 in. (22.2 × 14.9 cm)
Type:
Photography-Photomechanical Reproduction
Date:
1932, printed 1983
Topic:
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Occupation\writer\poet  Search this
Performing arts\music\composer  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the National Endowment for the Arts
Object number:
1983.63.161
Restrictions & Rights:
Photograph © Van Vechten Trust; Compilation/Publication © Eakins Press Foundation. From 'O, Write My Name': American Portraits, Harlem Heroes (Eakins, 2015)
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.63.161

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