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Claude Williams on the cover of "Jazz Ambassador" Magazine, 1992. [Black, white and blue]

Collector:
Williams, Claude 1908-2004
Subject:
Williams, Claude
Physical description:
Ink on paper
1 SIZE item :
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1992
20th century
Topic:
African American musicians
Local number:
AC0909-0000015.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
June/July, 1992 issue
Cite as:
Claude Williams Papers, ca. 1920-2005, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Claude Williams Papers, ca. 1920-2005
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH
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[Fletcher Henderson's Band

Subject:
Henderson, Fletcher 1897-1952
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 8" x 10"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1950
1900-1950
Topic:
Jazz
African American musicians
Local number:
AC0797-0000003.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Photographer unidentified
Cite as:
Horace and Fletcher Henderson Music and Photographs Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Horace and Fletcher Henderson Music and Photographs Collection
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Miles Davis in Switzerland. [Photoprint, black-and-white, July 1991.]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Davis, Miles
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1991
July 1991
1950-2000
Topic:
Musicians
Jazz
African American musicians
Local number:
94-3292 (SI Neg. No.)
AC0445-0000001.tif (AC Scan No.)
Notes:
From black copy print notebook in reading room
Cite as:
Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Thelonious Monk [making notes at the piano]. [Photoprint, black-and-white, undated.]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Monk, Thelonious
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1960
undated
1940-1990
1950-2000
Topic:
Piano
Smoking
Cigarettes
Jazz
African American musicians
Musicians
Local number:
94-3283 (SI Neg. No.]
AC0445-0000002.tif(AC Scan No.)
Notes:
From black copy print notebook in reading room
Summary:
The subject is leaning on the piano, smoking a cigarette while he writes
Cite as:
Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Louis Armstrong -- Paris [backstage at Olympia Theatre,] 1960 [photoprint, black-and-white]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Armstrong, Louis 1900-1971
Olympia Theatre (Paris, France)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Place:
Paris (France)
Date:
1960
1950-2000
Topic:
African American musicians
Jazz
Musicians
Local number:
AC0445-0000003.tif (AC Scan No.)
00044501.tif (AC Scan, duplicate)
Summary:
Subject holds trumpet on lap. Title under image at left, signed at lower right
Cite as:
Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Charlie Parker -- Birdland [New York City] [Photoprint, black and white,] 1949

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Parker, Charlie 1920-1955
Birdland (New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1949
1950-2000
Topic:
Saxophone
African American musicians
Jazz
Musicians
Local number:
AC0445-0000008.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Parker playing saxophone, dramatically photographed from a low angle. Title, signature, date in lower margin
Cite as:
Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Max Roach -- NYC. [black-and-white photoprint,] 1950

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Roach, Max
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1950
1950-2000
Topic:
African American musicians
Drums
Drummers (Musicians)
Jazz
Musicians
Local number:
AC0445-0000009.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Roach is shown playing the drums in a recording studio. Title, signature, date in lower margin
Publications:
Used April 27, 2010, on the Smithsonian Photographic Initiative web site, "click! photography changes everything" (http://click.si.edu) to accompany contributor Jeremy Wolfe's (a professor at Harvard School of Medicine who investigates visual attention) story, which reflects on how photography changes what and how much we remember
Cite as:
Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Lester Young -- Paris. [Black-and-white photoprint,] 1958

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman 1923-2010
Subject:
Young, Lester 1909-1959
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Place:
Paris (France)
Date:
1958
1950-2000
Topic:
Saxophone
African American musicians
Jazz
Musicians
Local number:
AC0445-0000010.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Lester Young is holding his saxophone. Title, date, signature in lower margin
Cite as:
Herman Leonard Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Herman Leonard Photographs
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Benny Carter and Ray Brown, Jazz at the Philharmonic tour, Rome, 1961 [black and white photoprint]

Collector:
Carter, Benny 1907-2003
Subject:
Brown, Ray (Jazz musician)
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 3-1/2" x 3-1/2"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Two-dimensional graphics
Date:
1961
Topic:
Jazz musicians
African American musicians
Local number:
AC0757-0000013.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
1961. Both wear hats and overcoats. Deckle-edged print
Cite as:
Benny Carter Collection, 1928 - 2000, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Benny Carter Collection, 1928 - 2000
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Archives Center - NMAH
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[Billie Holiday singing : black-and-white photoprint]

Subject:
Holiday, Billie 1915-1959
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 10" x 8"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1950
1959
Ca. 1950?
1940-1950
1950-1960
Topic:
Singers
Jazz
African American musicians
Women musicians
Women in music
Women in jazz
Local number:
AC0766-0000011.tif (AC Scan No.)
Notes:
Archives Center's Women in Jazz
In Box 6, Folder 29
Summary:
Close-up publicity photograph of Billie Holiday singing, dramatically illuminated. Photographer unidentified
Cite as:
W. Royal Stokes Collection of Musicians' Publicity Photprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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W. Royal Stokes Collection of Musicians' Publicity Photoprints
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Archives Center - NMAH
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[Ivie Anderson : black-and-white photoprint]

Publisher:
William Morris Agency
Subject:
Anderson, Ivie
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 10" x 8"
Type:
Photographs
Publicity photographs
Date:
1940
Ca. 1940
1940-1950
Topic:
Singers
Microphones
Jazz
African American musicians
Women musicians
Women in jazz
Local number:
AC0704-0000003.tif (AC Scan No.)
Notes:
Archives Center's Women in Jazz
Summary:
Publicity photograph of Ivie Anderson at microphone in the early 1940s. William Morris Agency imprint in lower right margin
Cite as:
Edward and Gaye Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Edward and Gaye Ellington Collection
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Benny Carter / Alto Saxophone / Marian McPartland / Piano [black and white photoprint]

Photographer:
Seidel, Wayne
Publisher:
Concord Records
Subject:
McPartland, Marian
Carter, Benny 1907-2003
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item, 10" x 8"
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Publicity photographs
Date:
1960
1950-2000
Topic:
Women in music
African American musicians
Women musicians
Piano
Jazz
Women in jazz
Local number:
AC0766-0000029.tif (AC Scan No.)
Notes:
Archives Center's Women in Jazz
In Box 2, Folder 11
Summary:
Marian McPartland sitting at piano with Benny Carter standing behind. Photo credit at right edge: "Photo by Wayne Seidel, Vanguard Photography." Concord Records imprint at lower right
Cite as:
Photograph by Wayne Seidel. W. Royal Stokes Collection of Musicians' Publicity Photoprints, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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W. Royal Stokes Collection of Musicians' Publicity Photoprints
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Dizzy Gillespie [ca. 1984-1990 : black-and-white photoprint]

Donor:
Bress, Chuck
Bress, Pat
Subject:
Gillespie, Dizzy 1917-
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper, unmounted
1 item, 8-7/8" 13-1/4" image on 11" x 14" paper
Culture:
African Americans
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
2008
ca 1984-1990
1950-2000
1980-1990
Topic:
Trumpet
Jazz musicians
Local number:
AC1219-0000001.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Gillespie playing trumpet
Cite as:
Dizzy Gillespie, ca. 1984-1990, by Pat and Chuck Bress. Pat and Chuck Bress Jazz Portrait Photographs, ca. 1984-1990, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artists
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Pat and Chuck Bress Jazz Portrait Photographs, ca. 1984-1990
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Archives Center - NMAH
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[George Wein (pianist) at La Grande Parade du Jazz] [black-and-white photoprint], 1984

Donor:
Myers, Stephanie
Subject:
Wein, George
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Type:
Photographs
Date:
1984
1950-2000
1980-1990
Topic:
Jazz
Musicians
Pianists
Local number:
AC0887-0000001.tif (AC Scan No.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment
Cite as:
Photograph by Stephanie Myers, 1984. From Stephanie Myers Jazz Photographs, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist
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Stephanie Myers Jazz Photographs, 1984-1987
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Archives Center - NMAH
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[Duke Ellington sitting at the piano. Black-and-white photoprint.]

Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Photographer:
Scurlock, Robert S [Saunders] 1917-1994
Subject:
Ellington, Duke 1899-1974
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on paper
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1950
1960
1950-1960
Topic:
Piano
African American musicians
African American composers
Jazz
African American pianists
Musicians
African Americans
Local number:
AC0618.001.0000020.tif (AC Scan No.)
Summary:
Photograph probably taken by Robert Scurlock
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Benny Goodman

Artist:
Alfred Bendiner, 23 Jun 1899 - 19 Mar 1964
Sitter:
Benny Goodman, 30 May 1909 - 13 Jun 1986
Medium:
Pencil and gouache
Dimensions:
Image: 37.2 x 20.5 cm (14 5/8 x 8 1/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1941
Topic:
Clothing & Apparel\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses
Caricature
Music\Musical instrument\Clarinet
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Clarinet
Benny Goodman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Bandmaster
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of the Alfred Bendiner Foundation
Object number:
NPG.85.202
Rights:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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Ella Fitzgerald

Artist:
Stephen Longstreet, 18 Apr 1907 - 20 Feb 2002
Sitter:
Ella Fitzgerald, 25 Apr 1917 - 15 Jun 1996
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 24.8 × 21.6 cm (9 3/4 × 8 1/2")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1975
Topic:
Clothing & Apparel\Jewelry\Earring
Ella Fitzgerald: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz
Ella Fitzgerald: Presidential Medal of Freedom
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Stephen Longstreet
Object number:
NPG.87.278
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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Cab Calloway

Artist:
Walt Disney Studios, founded 1922
Animator:
Robert Stokes
Sitter:
Cab Calloway, 25 Dec 1907 - 18 Nov 1994
Medium:
Pencil and colored pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 17.7cm x 14.6cm (6 15/16" x 5 3/4")
Sheet: 25.5cm x 30.5cm (10 1/16" x 12")
Type:
Drawing
Place:
United States\California\Los Angeles\Los Angeles\Hollywood
Date:
c. 1938
Topic:
Cab Calloway: Literature\Writer
Cab Calloway: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician
Cab Calloway: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter
Cab Calloway: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer
Cab Calloway: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Jazz
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Miriam and Stuart Reisbord
Object number:
NPG.93.307
Rights:
© Disney Enterprises, Inc.
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
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John Coltrane

Artist:
Stephen Longstreet, 18 Apr 1907 - 20 Feb 2002
Sitter:
John William Coltrane, 23 Sep 1926 - 17 Jul 1967
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
21.7cm x 18.6cm (8 9/16" x 7 5/16"), Image
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1965
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Saxophone
John William Coltrane: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Composer
John William Coltrane: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Horn\Saxophonist
John William Coltrane: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Stephen Longstreet
Object number:
NPG.87.287
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
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National Portrait Gallery
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Paul Whiteman

Artist:
William Auerbach-Levy, 1889 - 1964
Sitter:
Paul Whiteman, 1891 - 1967
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
26cm x 22.8cm (10 1/4" x 9"), Image
Type:
Drawing
Date:
c. 1925
Topic:
Paul Whiteman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Conductor
Paul Whiteman: Performing Arts\Performer\Showman
Paul Whiteman: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Jazz
Portrait
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.89.126
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
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National Portrait Gallery
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