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Written by:
William H. Armstrong, American, 1911 - 1999  Search this
Illustrated by:
James Barkley, American  Search this
Published by:
Harper & Row, American, 1962 - 1990  Search this
Owned by:
Lonne Elder III, American, 1927 - 1996  Search this
Subject of:
CBS Broadcasting, Inc., American, founded 1927  Search this
Radnitz/Mattel Productions, founded 1970  Search this
ink on paper, metal, graphite
H x W x D: 8 1/2 × 5 3/4 × 3/4 in. (21.6 × 14.6 × 1.9 cm)
hardcover books
Place used:
Studio City, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
A hardcover copy of the novel “Sounder” owned by Lonne Elder, III. The novel is grey with a black spine. Text on the spine is silver and reads “ARMSTRONG,” “SOUNDER,” and “HARPER & ROW.” The front endpaper has a graphite and ink inscription that reads “Robt. Radnitz. Mattel / WRITER-SCREEN / ADAPTOR / LONNE ELDER, III / OFF. 763-8411 EXT 1325-6 / HOME 464-1861 / IF LOST PLEASE RETURN / TO LONNE ELDER, III / BOB RADNITZ PRODUCTIONS / CBS-STUDIO CENTER / STUDIO CITY, CALIF.” The book has 118 pages with several black and white illustrations. The book has handwritten notes and annotations in graphite throughout the novel. Eighteen (18) paperclips hold portions of the text block together.
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Literature  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Lonne Elder III Estate
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Restrictions & Rights:
© William H. Armstrong
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Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture