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Manhattan, Vol. 1, No. 1: A Night-Club Map of Harlem

Illustrated by:
Elmer Simms Campbell, American, 1906 - 1971  Search this
Subject of:
Savoy Ballroom, American, 1926 - 1958  Search this
Cotton Club, American, 1923 - 1940  Search this
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Small's Paradise, American, founded 1925  Search this
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Dickie Wells, American, 1907 - 1949  Search this
Don Redman And His Orchestra, American, 1931 - 1940  Search this
Donald "Don" Matthew Redman, American, 1900 - 1964  Search this
Garland Wilson, American, 1909 - 1954  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 3/4 × 24 1/16 in. (42.5 × 61.1 cm)
Type:
maps
pamphlets
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 18, 1933
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Cooking and dining  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Foodways  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2020.26.34a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52d2d9223-b20e-4586-854e-92881d35457b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2020.26.34a-e

Photograph of Gladys Bentley

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Owned by:
Laura Cathrell, 1914 - 1999  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and sheet): 6 3/16 × 4 1/4 in. (15.7 × 10.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1927-1945
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.15
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd526a3c67b-8d48-435b-a288-5bf1a5de54d4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.15
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Photograph of Gladys Bentley

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 5/16 × 7 5/16 in. (23.7 × 18.6 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 10 × 7 15/16 in. (25.4 × 20.2 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1940
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.82
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:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e4ed5913-7772-4d5a-b15d-ca5a6fd01adb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.82
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Gladys Bentley: America's Greatest Sepia Player -- The Brown Bomber of Sophisticated Songs

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Distributed by:
Harry Walker Agency, American, founded 1946  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper, with ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 5 1/4 x 3 3/8 in. (13.3 x 8.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
photographic postcards
Date:
1946 - 1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.25.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Harlem Renaissance (New Negro Movement)
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/fd5b0abe01f-8fb7-49a6-b499-8099d4b7408b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.25.1
Online Media:

Letter to Paul Kalmanovitz from the Musicians' Protective Association

Written by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Received by:
Paul Kalmanovitz  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 25, 1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Business  Search this
Gender  Search this
Labor  Search this
Law  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
U.S. History, 1945-1953  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.25.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b1d660ce-d42f-484d-8a3a-19e1ef015976
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.25.2
Online Media:

Musicians' Protective Association Local 767 claim form

Created by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Paul Kalmanovitz  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
forms (documents)
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Business  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.25.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd511073d33-aae4-40f9-bf4e-e1bb8b7b3714
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.25.3
Online Media:

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