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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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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.
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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:

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
See more items in:
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

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
Online Media:

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:

BLK Vol. 2 No. 6

Published by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Edited by:
Alan Bell, American  Search this
Interview of:
Barbara Smith, American, born 1946  Search this
Subject of:
Audre Lorde, American, 1934 - 1992  Search this
National Coalition of Black Lesbians and Gays, American, 1978 - 1990  Search this
Blackberri, American, 1945 - 2021  Search this
Joseph F. Beam, American, 1954 - 1988  Search this
Michael Smith, American, died 1989  Search this
National Association of Black and White Men Together, American, founded 1980  Search this
Marlon Riggs, American, 1957 - 1994  Search this
Black Gay and Lesbian Leadership Forum, American, 1988 - 2003  Search this
Louis Farrakhan, American, born 1933  Search this
National Rainbow Coalition, American, 1984 - 1996  Search this
Lavender Light, American, founded 1985  Search this
National Association of Black and White Men Together, American, founded 1980  Search this
Larry Saxxon, American  Search this
Pat Norman, American, born 1939  Search this
Sabrina Sojourner, American, born 1952  Search this
Phill Wilson, American, born 1956  Search this
Rev. Dr. Renee McCoy, American, born 1951  Search this
Winnie Mandela, South African, 1936 - 2018  Search this
Minority AIDS Project, American, founded 1985  Search this
President George H. W. Bush, American, born 1924  Search this
Ku Klux Klan, 3rd, American, founded 1946  Search this
Rep. Maxine Waters, American, born 1938  Search this
Jewel Thais-Williams, American  Search this
AIDS Coalition To Unleash Power, American, founded 1987  Search this
Roger V. Pamplin Jr., American, died 1990  Search this
Rev. Al Sharpton, American, born 1954  Search this
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
James Baldwin, American, 1924 - 1987  Search this
Langston Hughes, American, 1902 - 1967  Search this
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Keith St. John, American, born 1957  Search this
Spike Lee, American, born 1957  Search this
Eddie Murphy, American, born 1961  Search this
Arsenio Hall, American, born 1956  Search this
Bayard Rustin, American, 1912 - 1987  Search this
Dr. Sylvia Rhue, American, born 1947  Search this
Dionne Warwick, American, born 1940  Search this
Christopher "Kid" Reid, American, born 1964  Search this
Diana Ross, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 1/4 × 1/8 in. (27.4 × 20.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Nashville, Davidson County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Kansas City, Jackson County, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
San Francisco, San Francisco county, California, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
San Diego, San Diego County, California, United States, North and Central America
Seattle, King County, Washington, United States, North and Central America
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
Nairobi, Nairobi County, Kenya, Africa
Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico, Latin America, North and Central America
Accra, Greater Accra, Ghana, Africa
San José, San José, Costa Rica, Latin America, North and Central America
Date:
June 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Communities  Search this
Gender  Search this
Health  Search this
Identity  Search this
International affairs  Search this
Language  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Literature  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Men  Search this
Nature  Search this
Politics  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Spirituality  Search this
Sports  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Violence  Search this
White supremacy movements  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Alan Bell
Object number:
2018.108.19
Restrictions & Rights:
© BLK Publishing Company, Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
African American - Latinx Solidarity
HIV/AIDS Activist Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5da824f7a-63d7-476b-962c-b1dd224d06b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.108.19

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