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Ella Fitzgerald

Photograph by:
Robert H. McNeill, American, 1917 - 2005  Search this
Subject of:
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Unidentified  Search this
Club Bali, American, founded 1943  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (image): 16 × 20 in. (40.6 × 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
14th and T Streets, Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Graham Holdings Company, © Robert H. McNeill
Object number:
2014.276.2.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© Robert H. McNeill. Permission required for use.
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Collection title:
Robert McNeill Photographs
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd586cc4f04-c780-494f-b33f-4b9b55839092
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.276.2.6

Ella Fitzgerald, 1978

Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 13/16 x 9 1/2 in. (35.1 x 24.2 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 13/16 x 10 11/16 in. (35.1 x 27.1 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Fort Lauderdale, Broward County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number:
2012.164.19
Restrictions & Rights:
© David D. Spitzer
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd53d85d546-06c8-468f-9727-e148e7dfd62a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.19

A lobby card for the movie St. Louis Blues

Published by:
Paramount Pictures, American, founded 1912  Search this
Subject of:
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Eartha Kitt, American, 1927 - 2008  Search this
Pearl Bailey, American, 1918 - 1990  Search this
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Mahalia Jackson, American, 1911 - 1972  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Juano Hernández, 1896 - 1970  Search this
W. C. Handy, American, 1873 - 1958  Search this
Medium:
ink on poster board
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place depicted:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Film  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.34.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1958 Paramount Pictures. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58811b3c6-a8d3-445f-9e2a-faa242299249
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.34.14
Online Media:

Yellow cocktail dress designed by Don Loper and worn by Ella Fitzgerald

Designed by:
Don Loper, American, 1906 - 1972  Search this
Worn by:
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
silk, rayon, and foil cloth, silk chiffon, silk satin, synthetic fiber, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W: 38 x 21 in. (96.5 x 53.3 cm)
Type:
cocktail dresses
Date:
1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Estate of Ella Fitzgerald
Object number:
2010.20.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
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/fd552f788e5-8aa5-4983-b09b-77d5fc1eef3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.20.2
Online Media:

Mix Pictorial Magazine vol. 1 no. 3

Published by:
Mix Publishing Company, American  Search this
Edited by:
Morris G. Little  Search this
Arthur Chaney  Search this
Photograph by:
Oscar P. Davenport Jr.  Search this
Subject of:
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
NAACP Youth Council, American, founded 1936  Search this
Jeter-Pillars Orchestra, American, founded 1933  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 11 × 8 5/8 × 1/8 in. (28 × 21.9 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 11 × 17 1/4 × 1/16 in. (28 × 43.8 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place printed:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
October 1939
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Recreation  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.273
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd570a2c1d8-9765-462f-aee7-bdd90d7087a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.273

Black beaded dress designed by Zelda Wynn and worn by Ella Fitzgerald

Designed by:
Zelda Wynn, American, 1905 - 2001  Search this
Worn by:
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, velvet, glass beads, plastic sequins, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W: 46 x 20 in. (116.8 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
gowns
Date:
late 1940s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Estate of Ella Fitzgerald
Object number:
2010.20.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f7c43cfa-830c-466b-8655-9a88ab9bbb42
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.20.1
Online Media:

Program for Norman Granz' Jazz at the Philharmonic

Subject of:
Norman Granz, 1918 - 2001  Search this
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Signed by:
Lawrence Brown, American, 1907 - 1988  Search this
Paul Gonsalves, American, 1920 - 1974  Search this
Herbie Jones, American, 1926 - 2001  Search this
Mercer Ellington, American, 1919 - 1996  Search this
William Alonzo Anderson, American, 1916 - 1981  Search this
Louis Hayes, American, born 1937  Search this
Oscar Peterson, Canadian, 1925 - 2007  Search this
Clark Terry, American, born 1920  Search this
John Haley Sims, American, 1925 - 1985  Search this
Sam Woodyard, American, 1925 - 1988  Search this
Sam Jones, American, 1924 - 1981  Search this
Louis Hayes, American, born 1937  Search this
Coleman Hawkins, American, 1904 - 1969  Search this
Bob Cranshaw, American, born 1932  Search this
Jimmy Jones, American, 1918 - 1982  Search this
Benny Carter, American, 1907 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, cardboard, metal
Dimensions:
closed: 14 × 11 1/8 × 1/8 in. (35.6 × 28.3 × 0.3 cm)
open: 14 × 22 1/4 × 1/8 in. (35.6 × 56.5 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  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, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number:
2014.3.18
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57243dd95-0260-480f-b889-51b67f8abc67
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.3.18

Film clip of Cab Calloway perfoming on Kreisler Bandstand

Directed by:
Perry Lafferty, American, 1918 - 2005  Search this
Produced by:
George Foley Jr., American  Search this
Richard Gordon Jr., American  Search this
Subject of:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Teddy Hale, American, 1926 - 1959  Search this
Fred Robbins, American, 1919 - 1992  Search this
Owned by:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Length (film strip): 1100 Feet
Duration: 00:30:14
Type:
motion pictures (information artifacts)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1951
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Film  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Language  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2015.273.2.7.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Cabell “Cab” Calloway III Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Kreisler Bandstand
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Archival Collections
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c5d65018-6fc9-4bce-a142-d53c28403633
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.273.2.7.1a

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