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Paris, London Here I Come

Written by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
paper (fiber product) and ink
Dimensions:
L x W: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
articles
Date:
October 25, 1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.1.2
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_2011.27.1.2
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Bakelite powder box lid from dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Created by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 4 7/8 x 1 in. (12.4 x 2.5 cm)
Type:
lids
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.11b
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.27.2.11b
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Bakelite nail file from dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Manufactured by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM), metal
Dimensions:
9 x 13/16 x 3/8 in. (22.9 x 2.1 x 1 cm)
Type:
nail files
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
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_2011.27.2.4
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Bakelite shoe horn from dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Created by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM)
Dimensions:
8 5/8 x 1 1/2 x 7/16 in. (21.9 x 3.8 x 1.1 cm)
Type:
shoehorns
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
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_2011.27.2.5
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Bakelite buttonhook from dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Created by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM) and metal
Dimensions:
8 7/8 x 3/4 x 3/8 in. (22.5 x 1.9 x 1 cm)
Type:
buttonhooks
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
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_2011.27.2.7
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Photograph of Lena Horne smiling, with autograph

Created by:
John Abott, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 5 x 7 in. (12.7 x 17.8 cm)
Type:
portraits
digital prints
Date:
20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  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:
2011.27.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© John Abott . Permission required for use.
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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_2011.27.4.1
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Photograph of Lena Horne in a fur coat

Created by:
Carol Friedman, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
photographic gelatin and silver on photographic paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  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:
2011.27.4.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Carol Friedman . Permission required for use.
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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_2011.27.4.2
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Headshot photograph of Lena Horne

Created by:
Cleo Sullivan, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
portraits
digital prints
Date:
ca. 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  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:
2011.27.4.3
Restrictions & Rights:
©Cleo Sullivan . Permission required for use.
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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_2011.27.4.3
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Photograph of Lena Horne smiling

Created by:
John Abott, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
portraits
digital prints
Date:
1998
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  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:
2011.27.4.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© John Abott . Permission required for use.
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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_2011.27.4.4
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Pair of pavé style earrings worn by Lena Horne

Designed by:
Deanna Hamro  Search this
Worn by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
metal and rhinestone
Dimensions:
each earring: 3 1/2 x 1 1/2 x 5/8 in. (8.9 x 3.8 x 1.6 cm)
pair: side by side, not quite touching: 3 1/2 x 3 1/4 x 5/8 in. (8.9 x 8.3 x 1.6 cm)
Type:
ear clips
Date:
ca. 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.6.2ab
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
On View:
Smithsonian Castle (1000 Jefferson Dr. NW), The Commons, Room 162
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.27.6.2ab

Photograph of Lena Horne with husband Lennie Hayton

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Lennie Hayton, American, 1908 - 1971  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 2 3/4 x 2 1/2 in. (7 x 6.4 cm)
Type:
photographs
portraits
Date:
1959
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Literature  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number:
2011.99.55
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_2011.99.55

Tray for dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Manufactured by:
Kassoy, founded 1936  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
velvet and paper on cardboard
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 14 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. (21 x 37.1 x 2.9 cm)
Type:
trays
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
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_2011.27.2.1
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Bakelite clothes brush from dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Created by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM) and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
12 x 1 5/8 x 1 1/2 in. (30.5 x 4.1 x 3.8 cm)
Type:
clothes brushes
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.10
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
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_2011.27.2.10
Additional Online Media:

Bakelite powder box from dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Created by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM)
Dimensions:
Diameter: 4 x 2 3/16 in. (10.2 x 5.6 cm)
Type:
boxes (containers)
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.11a
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.27.2.11a
Additional Online Media:

Bakelite hand mirror from dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Manufactured by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM) and reflective glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 14 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 3/8 in. (36.8 x 16.2 x 1 cm)
Type:
hand mirrors
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
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_2011.27.2.2
Additional Online Media:

Bakelite nail buffer from dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Manufactured by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM) and chamois
Dimensions:
6 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. (15.9 x 3.8 x 4.8 cm)
Type:
equipment for personal use: grooming, hygiene and health care
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.3a
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
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_2011.27.2.3a
Additional Online Media:

Bakelite case for nail buffer from dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Manufactured by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM)
Dimensions:
6 1/4 x 1 1/2 x 1 in. (15.9 x 3.8 x 2.5 cm)
Type:
equipment for personal use: grooming, hygiene and health care
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Beauty culture  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.3b
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.27.2.3b
Additional Online Media:

Tray for dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Created by:
Kassoy, founded 1936  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
velvet and paper on cardboard
Dimensions:
8 1/4 x 14 5/8 x 1 1/8 in. (21 x 37.1 x 2.9 cm)
Type:
trays
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.27.2.6
Additional Online Media:

Bakelite comb from dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Created by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM)
Dimensions:
1 7/8 x 7 3/4 x 1/4 in. (4.8 x 19.7 x 0.6 cm)
Type:
combs (grooming tools)
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Hair  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
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_2011.27.2.8
Additional Online Media:

Bakelite hair brush from dresser set owned by Lena Horne

Created by:
Agalin, French  Search this
Used by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
Bakelite (TM) and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
10 1/2 x 2 7/8 x 1 3/8 in. (26.7 x 7.3 x 3.5 cm)
Type:
hairbrushes
Date:
mid 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Hair  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.27.2.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Adornment
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_2011.27.2.9
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