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Letter to Paul Kalmanovitz from the Musicians' Protective Association

Written by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Received by:
Paul Kalmanovitz  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 25, 1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Business  Search this
Gender  Search this
Labor  Search this
Law  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
United States--History--1945-1953  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.25.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.25.2
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Musicians

Collection Creator:
Marsh, Reginald, 1898-1954  Search this
Container:
Box 5, Folder 12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
The bulk of the collection has been digitized and is available online via AAA's website. Use of material not digitized requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Reginald Marsh papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Reginald Marsh papers, 1897-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Reginald Marsh papers
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-marsregi-ref139

Musicians

Artist:
Harriet Blackstone, American, 1864–1939  Search this
Medium:
Pastel crayon on paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Stell Andersen
Accession Number:
1968-101-21-k
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1968-101-21-k

Street Musicians

Created by:
Joe Schwartz, American, 1913 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 14 5/16 x 19 5/16 in. (36.3 x 49.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 19 7/8 x 15 15/16 in. (50.5 x 40.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Kentucky, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1940s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number:
2010.74.67
Restrictions & Rights:
© Joe Schwartz
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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_2010.74.67

Three Musicians

Artist:
Keine  Search this
Medium:
Oil on masonite
Dimensions:
25 1/2 X 18 IN.
Type:
Painting
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, The Joseph H. Hirshhorn Bequest, 1981
Accession Number:
86.2718
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_86.2718

Street Musicians

Original artist:
Gerôme, Jean-Léon  Search this
Graphic artist:
Piton, Camille  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 14 cm x 11.5 cm; 5 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in
plate: 16 cm x 13.5 cm; 6 5/16 in x 5 5/16 in
sheet: 30 cm x 22.5 cm; 11 13/16 in x 8 7/8 in
Object Name:
print
Object Type:
Etching
Date made:
1879
1883
Subject:
Musicians  Search this
Related Publication:
Wright, David G.. American Reproductive and Replica Etchings
Credit Line:
Jean Leon Gerome Ferris
ID Number:
GA.14886
Catalog number:
14886
Accession number:
94830
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Cultures & Communities
Music & Musical Instruments
Communications
Art
Ferris Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1002414

Four Musicians

Artist:
Peter Grippe, American, b. Buffalo, New York, 1912–2002  Search this
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
15 7/8 x 6 7/8 x 5 in. (40.3 x 17.4 x 12.7 cm) BASE: 2 3/16 x 3 7/8 x 2 7/8 in. (5.6 x 9.8 x 7.3 cm)
Type:
Sculpture
Date:
1957
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.2193
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.2193

Two Musicians

Artist:
Thomas Anshutz, American, b. Newport, Kentucky, 1851–1912  Search this
Medium:
Charcoal and pastel on paper
Dimensions:
24 5/8 X 18 3/4 IN. (62.7 X 47.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
(n.d.)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Accession Number:
66.57
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_66.57

Chinese Musicians

Artist:
Yun Gee, American, 1906–1963  Search this
Medium:
Oil on paperboard
Dimensions:
19 3/4 X 15 IN. (50.3 X 37.9 CM.)
Type:
Painting
Date:
(1926-1927)
Credit Line:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1972
Accession Number:
72.127
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Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden Collection
Data Source:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:hmsg_72.127

Dolls: Musicians

Donor Name:
Mr. Philip Van Loon  Search this
Mrs. Philip Van Loon  Search this
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Doll
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1977-Apr-29
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
326855
USNM Number:
E417958-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8449703

Dolls Musicians

Donor Name:
Mr. Philip Van Loon  Search this
Mrs. Philip Van Loon  Search this
Culture:
Japanese  Search this
Object Type:
Doll
Place:
Japan, Asia
Accession Date:
1977-Apr-29
Topic:
Ethnology  Search this
Accession Number:
326855
USNM Number:
E417959-0
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Anthropology
Data Source:
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmnhanthropology_8449704

Blind Musicians

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
recto: gouache on paper verso: crayon and pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 24 x 18 in. (60.9 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1939-1940
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
State of being\handicapped\blind  Search this
Performing arts\music\banjo  Search this
Performing arts\music\tambourine  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.1129R-V
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.1129R-V

Street Musicians

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
recto: pencil and pen and ink on paper verso: pencil on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 x 14 in. (45.6 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
Drawing
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\fiddle  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.549R-V
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.549R-V

Street Musicians

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
17 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. (45.5 x 35.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1939-1940
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\fiddle  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Mrs. Douglas E. Younger
Object number:
1971.143
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1971.143

Street Musicians

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 17 7/8 x 13 3/4 in. (45.4 x 35.0 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
1939-1940
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Performing arts\music\violin  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1983.95.22
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1983.95.22

The Musicians

Artist:
Joseph Cornell, born Nyack, NY 1903-died New York City 1972  Search this
Medium:
collage on masonite
Dimensions:
12 x 9 in.
Type:
Collage
Date:
mid 1960s
Topic:
Performing arts\music  Search this
Animal\mouse  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of The Joseph and Robert Cornell Memorial Foundation
Object number:
2002.58.6
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2002.58.6

Street Musicians

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Medium:
recto: gouache and pen and ink on paper verso: brush and ink on paper
Dimensions:
recto: 18 1/8 x 13 1/8 in. (45.9 x 33.3 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1939-1940
Topic:
Figure group  Search this
Study  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Figure male\bust  Search this
State of being\handicapped\blind  Search this
Performing arts\music\guitar  Search this
Performing arts\music\tambourine  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.165R-V
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.165R-V

Harlem Musicians

Artist:
Elizabeth Olds, born Minneapolis, MN 1896-died Sarasota, FL 1991  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
image: 11 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (28.9 x 47 cm) sheet: 14 3/4 x 21 7/8 in. (37.5 x 55.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1937
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
Ethnic\African-American  Search this
Performing arts\music\drum  Search this
Performing arts\music\trombone  Search this
Performing arts\music\horn  Search this
Performing arts\music\saxophone  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1984.31.25
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.31.25

Musicians' Protective Association Local 767 claim form

Created by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Paul Kalmanovitz  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
forms (documents)
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Business  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.25.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.25.3
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Four Musicians

Medium:
Color on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 22.1 x 17.9 cm (8 11/16 x 7 1/16 in)
Type:
Painting
Origin:
West Bengal?, India
Date:
early 19th century
Topic:
music  Search this
drum  Search this
reed instrument  Search this
India  Search this
South Asian and Himalayan Art  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number:
F1907.230
Restrictions & Rights:
Copyright with museum
Related Online Resources:
Google Cultural Institute
See more items in:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Collection
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:fsg_F1907.230

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