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Photograph of two men and eleven women posing in stage costumes

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and sheet): 10 11/16 × 13 7/16 in. (27.1 × 34.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
ca. 1925
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blackface  Search this
Dance  Search this
Music  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.1
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Photograph of Jimmy Miller playing guitar

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Jimmy Miller, American  Search this
Noble Sissle and His Orchestra, American  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 4 1/2 × 6 9/16 in. (11.4 × 16.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 4 7/8 × 7 1/16 in. (12.4 × 18 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
March 1, 1937
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.10
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.10
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Photograph of a man and two women seated at a table

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 7 5/8 × 9 1/2 in. (19.3 × 24.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/8 × 10 1/16 in. (20.7 × 25.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.100
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.100
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Photograph of a woman

Photograph by:
James J. Kriegsmann, 1909 - 1994  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 5/16 × 7 9/16 in. (23.7 × 19.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/8 in. (25.4 × 20.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.101
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.101
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Photograph of a woman, Jean

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 7/16 × 6 7/8 in. (24 × 17.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/8 in. (25.4 × 20.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.102
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.102
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Photograph of a woman, Jean, with a fur coat

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 7/16 × 6 7/8 in. (24 × 17.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/8 in. (25.4 × 20.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
ca. 1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.103
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.103
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Photograph of Jack Oakie and Jesse Owens

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Distributed by:
Paramount Pictures, American, founded 1912  Search this
Subject of:
Jesse Owens, American, 1913 - 1980  Search this
Jack Oakie, American, 1903 - 1978  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 3/16 × 7 1/2 in. (23.3 × 19 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/8 in. (25.4 × 20.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.104
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.104
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Photograph of the Berry Brothers

Photograph by:
Museart, American  Search this
Subject of:
Nyas Berry, American, 1913 - 1951  Search this
James Berry, American, 1915 - 1969  Search this
Warren Berry, American, 1922 - 1996  Search this
Berry Brothers, American, 1929 - 1951  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 11/16 × 7 11/16 in. (24.6 × 19.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/16 × 8 in. (25.5 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1943
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.105
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.105
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Photograph of Al Moore and Larrye

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Al Moore  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 9/16 × 7 1/2 in. (24.3 × 19 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/16 × 8 in. (25.6 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1936
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.106
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.106
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Photograph of Chuck Green and James Walker

Photograph by:
Strand Studio, American  Search this
Subject of:
Chuck Green, American, 1919 - 1997  Search this
James Walker  Search this
Chuck and Chuckles, American, founded 1932  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 3/16 × 7 3/8 in. (23.3 × 18.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 1/16 in. (25.3 × 20.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1932-1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.107
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.107
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Photograph of the Berry Brothers

Photograph by:
Murray Korman, American, 1902 - 1961  Search this
Subject of:
Nyas Berry, American, 1913 - 1951  Search this
James Berry, American, 1915 - 1969  Search this
Warren Berry, American, 1922 - 1996  Search this
Berry Brothers, American, 1929 - 1951  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 11/16 × 7 3/4 in. (24.6 × 19.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/16 × 8 1/8 in. (25.6 × 20.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1943
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.108
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.108
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Photograph of Jack Oakie and Jesse Owens

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Distributed by:
Paramount Pictures, American, founded 1912  Search this
Subject of:
Jesse Owens, American, 1913 - 1980  Search this
Jack Oakie, American, 1903 - 1978  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 5/16 × 7 3/8 in. (23.7 × 18.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 3/16 × 8 in. (25.8 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Track and field  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.109
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.109
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Photograph of Paul Brown and a woman standing next to a trumpet player

Photograph by:
Hughey J. Battelle  Search this
Subject of:
Paul Brown  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 6 1/2 × 4 1/2 in. (16.5 × 11.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 × 4 13/16 in. (17.8 × 12.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1937
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.11
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.11
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Photograph of Aurora Greeley

Photograph by:
Tivoli Photo Studio, American  Search this
Subject of:
Aurora Greeley, American, 1905 - 1983  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 7 1/2 × 9 7/16 in. (19.1 × 24 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 7 15/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.2 × 25.2 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place printed:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1934
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.110
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.110
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Photograph of Chuck Green and James Walker

Photograph by:
Strand Studio, American  Search this
Subject of:
Chuck Green, American, 1919 - 1997  Search this
James Walker  Search this
Chuck and Chuckles, American, founded 1932  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 3/16 × 7 3/8 in. (23.3 × 18.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 1/8 in. (25.4 × 20.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1932-1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.111
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.111
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Photograph of Harry "Sweets" Edison and Coleman Hawkins

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Coleman Hawkins, American, 1904 - 1969  Search this
Harry "Sweets" Edison, American, 1915 - 1999  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 7 11/16 × 9 9/16 in. (19.6 × 24.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/8 × 9 15/16 in. (20.6 × 25.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1954-1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.112
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.112
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Photograph of a female performer, Ginger, in costume

Photograph by:
Bloom Photography, American  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 3/16 × 7 3/8 in. (23.4 × 18.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 8 1/8 in. (25.3 × 20.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1920-1940
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.113
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.113
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Photograph of a woman

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 5/8 × 7 5/8 in. (24.4 × 19.3 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 9 15/16 × 7 15/16 in. (25.3 × 20.2 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
ca. 1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.114
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.114
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Photograph of a man and four women sitting on a beach

Photograph by:
John W. Mosley, American, 1907 - 1969  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 5/8 × 7 11/16 in. (24.5 × 19.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 1/16 × 8 1/8 in. (25.5 × 20.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1940-1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Photography  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.115
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.115
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Composite photograph of a man and Velma Middleton

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Velma Middleton, American, 1917 - 1961  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 5/8 × 7 1/2 in. (24.5 × 19 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 8 in. (25.4 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Jazz (Music)  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:
2013.46.25.116
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.116
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