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Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Louis Armstrong, American, 1901 - 1971  Search this
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Luis Russell, Panamanian, 1902 - 1963  Search this
Owned by:
Maxine Sullivan, American, 1911 - 1987  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 1/8 × 9 in. (33.3 × 22.9 cm)
Type:
programs
Place depicted:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1947
Description:
A program for the Boston Symphony Hall that features Louis Armstrong and Billie Holiday. The program includes biographies and photographs of the performers. The cover features black text and a photograph of Billie Holiday and Louis Armstrong. The text on the cover reads: [The Birth of the Blues / Billie Holiday / Louis Armstrong / Symphony Hall, Friday, April 18 1947]. The interior pages contains additional information about the jazz musicians. The back cover is an advertisement for Eddie Levine's New Musical Cocktail Lounge.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.29.100
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
Proper usage is the responsibility of the user.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd586e1b8b8-9fcd-4e42-bc9e-4e770de2f3a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.29.100