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Film poster for Lady Sings the Blues

Created by:
Paramount Pictures, American, founded 1912  Search this
de Passe Entertainment, founded 1968  Search this
Subject of:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Sidney J. Furie, Canadian, born 1933  Search this
Billy Dee Williams, American, born 1937  Search this
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
lithographic ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 41 1/16 x 27 1/8 in. (104.3 x 68.9 cm)
Type:
posters
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Leith Adams
Object number:
2010.7.85.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1972 by Motown-Weston-Furie Productions. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50e94d312-8342-4793-9fd3-88626f5a4dfe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.7.85.1
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An Evening With Diana Ross

Recorded by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Distributed by:
Motown Record Corporation, American, founded 1959  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.3.3abc
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1977 Motown Record Corporation. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52efaaa30-69a5-47ef-bd1d-edb2e8fed874
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.3.3abc
Online Media:

An Evening With Diana Ross

Recorded by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Distributed by:
Motown Record Corporation, American, founded 1959  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Disco (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.3.4abc
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1977 Motown Record Corporartion. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51db74d86-dd72-4f07-acfc-83dbc7746cd3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.3.4abc
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Ross

Recorded by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Distributed by:
Motown Record Corporation, American, founded 1959  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
record (a): vinyl;
jacket (b): ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.3.5ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1978 Motown Record Corporation. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5742368dc-8d09-40db-8140-8192b00c71db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.3.5ab
Online Media:

Costume worn by Diana Ross as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues

Designed by:
Bob Mackie, American, born 1940  Search this
Ray Aghayan, Iranian American, born 1934  Search this
Norma Koch, American, 1898 - 1979  Search this
Worn by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
Dress: wool twill
Vest: wool twill, fur, and silk satin
Hat: wool twill, synthetic fiber, and
Type:
ensembles (costume)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.64.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a1780c37-054b-4deb-a565-3b6d9d34f983
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.64.4

Costume dress worn by Diana Ross as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues

Designed by:
Bob Mackie, American, born 1940  Search this
Ray Aghayan, Iranian American, born 1934  Search this
Norma Koch, American, 1898 - 1979  Search this
Worn by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
wool twill with metal hooks
Dimensions:
H x W (Flat): 48 1/2 × 19 in. (123.2 × 48.3 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.64.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Clothing-Fashion
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50e431893-8cab-4be4-9167-c519a9838c13
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.64.4.1
Online Media:

Costume vest by Diana Ross as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues

Designed by:
Bob Mackie, American, born 1940  Search this
Ray Aghayan, Iranian American, born 1934  Search this
Norma Koch, American, 1898 - 1979  Search this
Worn by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
wool twill, fur, and silk satin
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Flat): 21 × 21 × 3 1/2 in. (53.3 × 53.3 × 8.9 cm)
Type:
vests (main garments)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.64.4.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Clothing-Fashion
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5370d2ed7-cab6-446c-b9e5-c6165f189cfe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.64.4.2

Costume hat worn by Diana Ross as Billie Holiday in Lady Sings the Blues

Designed by:
Bob Mackie, American, born 1940  Search this
Ray Aghayan, Iranian American, born 1934  Search this
Norma Koch, American, 1898 - 1979  Search this
Worn by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Subject of:
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Medium:
wool twill, synthetic fiber, and fur
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/4 × 10 × 10 in. (13.3 × 25.4 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
hats
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1972
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.64.4.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Clothing-Fashion
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53b93a9ba-feaf-49e9-8b93-045928a1c665
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.64.4.3

Diana Ross & The Supremes & The Temptations on Broadway: Original TV Sound Track

Published by:
Motown Record Corporation, American, founded 1959  Search this
Recorded by:
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
The Supremes, American, 1959 - 1977  Search this
The Temptations, American, founded 1960  Search this
Medium:
vinyl , ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
Diameter (2011.133.4a (album)): 10 in. (25.4 cm)
H x W (2011.133.4b (cover)): 12 1/2 × 12 3/8 in. (31.8 × 31.4 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Motown (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.133.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1969 Motown Record Corporation/ Detroit, Michigan. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ced01afe-7c5d-4cad-8453-d92f117248ea
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.133.4ab
Online Media:

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