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Photographic postcard of Billy Ward and His Dominoes, with autographs

Photograph by:
Maurice Seymour Studio, American, founded 1929  Search this
Distributed by:
Associated Booking Corporation, American, founded 1940  Search this
Subject of:
Billy Ward & His Dominoes, American, 1950s-1960s  Search this
Rose Marks  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 5 1/2 × 3 9/16 in. (14 × 9 cm)
H x W (Image): 4 7/16 × 3 in. (11.3 × 7.6 cm)
Type:
portraits
postcards
Place captured:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.38.4
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
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_2015.97.38.4
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Photograph of LaVern Baker

Photograph by:
Bruno Bernard, American, 1912 - 1987  Search this
Distributed by:
General Artists Corporation, American, founded 1940  Search this
Subject of:
LaVern Baker, American, 1929 - 1997  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 8 13/16 × 7 5/16 in. (22.4 × 18.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.3 × 20.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950-1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.184.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
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_2013.118.184.1
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Exile: Cuba and the United States

Publisher:
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center  Search this
Language:
English
Object type:
Lesson Plan
Topic:
American History  Search this
Famous People  Search this
Athletes and Entertainers  Search this
Other Wars  Search this
Wars  Search this
Fidel Castro  Search this
Cold War  Search this
Salsa  Search this
Dance  Search this
Women's history  Search this
Latino  Search this
Singers  Search this
Performers  Search this
Artists  Search this
Typical age range 14-16  Search this
Typical age range 16-18  Search this
Educational alignment:
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.9-10.9
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.9-10.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1c
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.9-10.1d
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.11-12.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.7
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.W.11-12.8
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1a
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1b
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.11-12.1c
Data source:
SI Center for Learning and Digital Access
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:SCLDA_257

William Claxton Photographs

Creator:
Claxton, William  Search this
Names:
George Williams Brass Band.  Search this
Stan Kenton Band.  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1900-1971  Search this
Baker, Chet  Search this
Baker, Halima  Search this
Charles, Ray, 1930-  Search this
Charles, Roosevelt  Search this
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Evans, Bill, 1929-1980  Search this
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993  Search this
Jones, Elvin  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Parker, Charlie, 1920-1955  Search this
Rollins, Sonny  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Washington, Dinah, 1924-1963  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Williams, Cootie  Search this
Williams, Joe, 1918-  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (28 items)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Date:
1955-1960.
Summary:
Photographs consist of 16 x 20 inch silver gelatin; selenium-toned archival photographic prints of jazz musicians performing and recording music throughout the United States.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 16 x 20-inch silver gelatin; selenium- toned archival photographic prints. It is divided into two series.

Series 1, Duke Ellington, 1955-1960, consists of Duke Ellington performing and recording music in Hollywood and Monterey, California and Las Vegas, Nevada, between 1955 and 1960. The photographs are arranged chronologically by date.

Series 2, Other Jazz Musicians and Singers, 1955-1970, consists of photographs of musicians and singers such as Charlie Parker, Sonny Rollins, John Coltrane, Chet Baker, Stan Kenton, Miles Davis, Dinah Washington, Cootie Williams, Thelonious Monk, Dizzy Gilliespie and Ray Charles. The performers are all photographed with their instruments. Photographs are arranged in chronological order.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into two series.

Series 1: Duke Ellington, 1955-1960

Series 2: Other Jazz Musicians and Singers, 1955-1970
Biographical / Historical:
add
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History:
Duke Ellington Collection, 1928-1988 (AC0301)

Herman Leonard Photoprints, 1948-1993 (AC0445)

Frank Driggs Collection of Duke Ellington Photographic Reference Prints [copy prints], 1923-1972 (AC389)

W. Royal Stokes Collection of Music Publicity Photoprints, Interviews and Posters circa 1970-2003 (AC0766)

Charismic Productions Records of Dizzy Gillespie, 1940s-1993 (AC0979)
Provenance:
Collection purchased on March 31, 1999.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Gloves required with unprotected photographs.
Rights:
Copyright restrictions. Contact staff for information.
Topic:
Musicians -- 1950-1960 -- United States  Search this
Music -- West coast -- 1950-1960  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1950-2000
Citation:
William Claxton Photographs, 1951-1971, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0695
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William Claxton Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0695
Additional Online Media:

Noh Musicians, (sculpture)

Sculptor:
Noguchi, Isamu 1904-1988  Search this
Medium:
Polished and brushed stainless steel
Type:
Sculptures-Outdoor Sculpture
Sculptures
Owner/Location:
Robert H. and Ryda H. Levi Foundation, Inc 10801 Greenspring Avenue Lutherville Maryland 21093
Date:
1958-74
Topic:
Abstract  Search this
Performing Arts--Music  Search this
Control number:
IAS 64220013
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_24236

The Opener [Curtis Fuller] [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Fuller, Curtis, 1934-  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
June 16, 1957
1957
Scope and Contents:
Curtis Fuller at his June 16, 1957 session for "The Opener" at the Van Gelder Studio, New Jersey. Recording session with Mobley, Timmons, Chambers, Taylor. Fuller plays trombone and smoke curls above his head. This photograph became the album's cover image.
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Smoke  Search this
Trombone  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref541

Art Blakey at his January 24, 1962 session for "The American Beat" at the Van Gelder Studio, New Jersey [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Blakey, Art, 1919-1990  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1962
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Drums  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref542

Clifford Brown at his August 28, 1053 session for "The Clifford Brown Sextet (Blue Note) at Audio-Video Studios, New York City [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Brown, Clifford  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1953
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Trumpet  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref543

Ron Carter at Sam Rivers's May 21, 1965 session for "Contours" (Blue Note) at the Van Gelder studio, New Jersey [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Carter, Ron, 1937-  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1965
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref544

Ornette Coleman at his September 9, 1966 session for "The Empty Foxhole" (Blue Note) at the Van Gelder studio, New Jersey [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Coleman, Ornette  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1966
Scope and Contents:
Coleman playing violin.
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Violin  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref545

John Coltrane and Lee Morgan at Coltrane's September 15, 1957 session for "Blue Train" (Blue Note) at the Van Gelder studio, New Jersey [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Coltrane, John, 1926-1967  Search this
Morgan, Lee  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 35.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1957
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Trombone  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref546

J.J. Johnson and Miles Davis at Davis's session of April 20, 1953 for "The Miles Davis All-Stars" (Blue Note) at WOR Studios, New York City [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Johnson, J.J., 1924-  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 36.5 x 36.5 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1957
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref547

Dexter Gordon and Freddie Hubbard at Gordon's May 6, 1961 session for "Doin' All Right" (Blue Note) at the Van Gelder Studio, New Jersey [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Gordon, Dexter, 1923-1990  Search this
Hubbard, Freddie, 1938-  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1961
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Trumpet  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Saxophone  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref548

Joe Henderson at the Blue Note offices, New York City in October 1963 [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Henderson, Joe, 1937-  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1963
Scope and Contents:
Henderson is shown smoking a cigarette, with curling smoke.
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Biographical / Historical:
This became the cover image for Henderson's album "Our Thing" (Blue Note).
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Smoking -- 1930-1980  Search this
Cigarettes -- 1950-2000  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref549

Hank Mobley and Pepper Adams at Mobley's October 20, 1957 session for "Poppin" (Blue Note) at the Van Gelder Studio, New Jersey [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Adams, Pepper  Search this
Mobley, Hank  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1957
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Saxophone  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref550

Alfred Lion and Thelonious Monk at Monk's May 30, 1952 session for "Genius of Modern Music" (Blue Note) at WOR Studios, New York City [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Lion, Alfred  Search this
Monk, Thelonious  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 36.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1952
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
See more items in:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref551

Horace Silver at the November 23, 1955 session for "The Jazz Messengers at Cafe Bohemia (Blue Note) [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Wolff, Francis, 1907?-1971  Search this
Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Mosaic Images  Search this
Names:
Blue Note Records  Search this
Cafe Bohemia  Search this
Silver, Horace, 1928-2014  Search this
Collection Donor:
Cuscuna, Michael  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Wolff, Francis  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (paper 20" x 16"., 35.5 x 36.0 cm. on)
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Later prints
Photographs
Date:
1955
Arrangement:
In box 1.
Local Numbers:
AC1238-0000001 (AC Scan)
Exhibitions Note:
Displayed in "The Blue Note Photographs of Francis Wolff," National Museum of American History, April 1-June 30, 2016; David Haberstich, curator.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment.
Rights:
Copyright held by Michael Cuscuna, Mosaic Records.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Piano  Search this
Genre/Form:
Later prints
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Michael Cuscuna.
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Francis Wolff Jazz Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1238-ref552

Musicians and technology, 1920-1960s : a brief history of the American Federation of Musicians : a dissertation / by John Anthony Mancini

Author:
Mancini, John Anthony  Search this
Catholic University of America Department of History  Search this
Subject:
American Federation of Musicians  Search this
Physical description:
176 p. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
2001
1996
20th century
Topic:
Musicians--Labor unions  Search this
Sound recording industry--History  Search this
Music--Economic aspects  Search this
Music trade  Search this
Call number:
ML3795 .M36 1996a
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_686521

Records, circa 1954-1994

Creator:
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Musical History  Search this
Uniform title:
Organs in Mexico  Search this
Tower Concert (Concert series)  Search this
Flentrop in America  Search this
Subject:
McCullough, Elizabeth  Search this
Fesperman, John T  Search this
Flentrop, D. A (Dirk Andries) 1910-2003  Search this
Germann, Sheridan  Search this
Hollis, Helen R  Search this
Hoover, Cynthia A (Cynthia Adams)  Search this
Odell, Scott 1935-  Search this
Sheldon, Robert E  Search this
Shortridge, John D  Search this
Weaver, James Merle  Search this
Foote, J. Howard  Search this
Hawley, Edwin H  Search this
Goode, G. Brown (George Brown) 1851-1896  Search this
Worch, Hugo 1855-  Search this
McCoy, George D  Search this
Hough, Walter 1859-1935  Search this
Krieger, Herbert W (Herbert William) 1889-  Search this
Sturm, Gary  Search this
Music at the Smithsonian  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Hall of Musical Instruments  Search this
United States National Museum Section of Musical Instruments  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Arts and Industries  Search this
United States National Museum Department of Anthropology  Search this
United States National Museum Division of Ethnology  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Department of Civil History  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.) Division of Cultural History  Search this
National Museum of History and Technology Division of Musical Instruments  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) Department of Social and Cultural History  Search this
Contemporary Musical Instrument Makers (Exhibition)  Search this
United States Exploring Expedition (1838-1842)  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Physical description:
64.08 cu. ft. (49 record storage boxes) (26 tall document boxes)
Culture:
Portraits  Search this
Type:
Audiotapes
Collection descriptions
Floor plans
Black-and-white negatives
Black-and-white photographs
Black-and-white transparencies
Manuscripts
Brochures
Clippings
Newsletters
Posters
Videotapes
Date:
1954
1954-1994
circa 1954-1994
Topic:
Music--History  Search this
Musical instruments  Search this
Local number:
SIA RU000485
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Divisional Records 1962-1981 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Musical History]
Exhibition Records 1958-2006, 2013 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Culture and the Arts]
Performance Recordings 1959-1988 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Musical History]
Curatorial Records 1954-2005 [National Museum of American History (U.S.) Division of Music, Sports, and Entertainment]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_217051

Live at the Dunham Inn [sound recording]

Performer:
Magpie (Musical group)  Search this
Producer:
Knapp, Randy  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Anglo-American  Search this
Americans  Search this
Type:
Phonograph records
Place:
United States
Date:
1978
1951-1960
Topic:
Folk music  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Local number:
FW31061
Folkways 31061
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access
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Folkways Records Collection 1948-1986
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_233233
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