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V. [Vice] President Johnson conferring with Medical Association representatives, Feb[ruary] 1963 [cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Eastman Kodak Company (film manufacturer)  Search this
Names:
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973  Search this
Subseries Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Container:
Box 109
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Washington (D.C.) -- 1960-1970 -- Photographs
Date:
February 1963
Scope and Contents:
U.S. Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson seated at a board room table with four other men. Another four men stand behind. There is a large mirror on the wall behind them and framed photographs, including one of President Kennedy. Ink on negative: "12 8 x 10 Glossy". Ink on envelope: caption and "12 8 x 10 Glossy". "KODAK - SAFETY -- FILM" edge imprint. Retouching on faces with New Coccine.
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American physicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1960-1970 -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin Negatives / 4.1: Black-and-White Silver Gelatin negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref3415
Online Media:

Chief Justice Warren Speaking at the Museum of History and Technology Dedication

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Warren, Earl 1891-1974  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Burden, William A. M (William Armistead Moale) 1906-  Search this
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
Regents Smithsonian Institution  Search this
United States President  Search this
United States President (1963-1969 : Johnson)  Search this
Board of Regents  Search this
United States Congress Senate  Search this
Chief Justice of the United States  Search this
Chancellor of the Smithsonian Board of Regents  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 1 ; Color: Black and White ; Size: 10w x 8h ; Type of Image: Event; Group, candid; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Group, candid
Event
Place:
United States
Date:
January 22, 1964
Topic:
Dedications (Ceremony)  Search this
Openings  Search this
Legislators  Search this
Museum openings  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-1489 and P-6411-19
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_11767

Secretary Ripley with President Johnson

Author:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
White House (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
United States Federal Aviation Administration  Search this
United States Dept. of the Navy  Search this
United States President  Search this
Physical description:
Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Event; Medium: Photographic print
Type:
Photographic print
Date:
1967
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Dignitaries  Search this
Event  Search this
Awards  Search this
Secretariats  Search this
Rewards (Prizes, etc.)  Search this
Standard number:
92-1656
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_8670

Letter S. D. Ripley to Lyndon Johnson, June 22, 1965

Author:
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Corcoran, W. W (William Wilson) 1798-1888  Search this
Renwick, James 1818-1895  Search this
Ripley, Sidney Dillon 1913-2001  Search this
Court of Claims Building  Search this
Corcoran Gallery of Art  Search this
United States President (1963-1969 : Johnson)  Search this
Renwick Gallery  Search this
Physical description:
Number of Images: 2; Color: Color; Size: 8w x 10.5h; Type of Image: Document; Medium: Paper
Type:
Document
Letters (correspondence)
Paper
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
June 22, 1965
Civil War, 1861-1865
1961-1970
Topic:
Secretaries  Search this
Art museums  Search this
Interagency Transfers  Search this
History  Search this
Standard number:
SIA2011-1433 and SIA2011-1434
Restrictions & Rights:
No restrictions
Data Source:
Smithsonian Archives - History Div
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sic_12966
Online Media:

LBJ: A Musical Portrait [sound recording]

Performer:
Browne, Tedd  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
African American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Ohio
Cleveland (Ohio)
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Folk music  Search this
United States--History  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Local number:
Garnet 102
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. rrr
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_357063

The Music of American Politics [sound recording]

Performer:
Glazer, Joe  Search this
Magpie (Musical group)  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Tyler, John, 1790-1862  Search this
Harrison, William Henry, 1773-1841  Search this
Harrison, Benjamin, 1808-1887  Search this
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933  Search this
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964  Search this
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972  Search this
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969  Search this
Nixon, Richard M. (Richard Milhous), 1913-  Search this
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963  Search this
Reagan, Ronald  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound cassette :
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Maryland
Date:
1996
Topic:
Folksong revival  Search this
Political ballads and songs  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
United States--History  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Protest songs  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Campaign songs  Search this
Elections  Search this
United States--Civil war, 1861-1865  Search this
McCarthyism--1940-1950  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Local number:
Collector
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
See more items in:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records, 1967-2010 228797
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_357435

Thirteen Presidents Speak: Actual Voices of Our Presidents [sound recording]

Creator:
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Cleveland, Grover 1837-1908  Search this
McKinley, William 1843-1901  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore 1858-1919  Search this
Taft, William H (William Howard) 1857-1930  Search this
Wilson, Woodrow 1856-1924  Search this
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel) 1865-1923  Search this
Coolidge, Calvin 1872-1933  Search this
Hoover, Herbert 1874-1964  Search this
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Truman, Harry S. 1884-1972  Search this
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David) 1890-1969  Search this
Kennedy, John F (John Fitzgerald) 1917-1963  Search this
Subject:
Roosevelt, Franklin D (Franklin Delano) 1882-1945  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Cleveland, Grover, 1837-1908  Search this
McKinley, William, 1843-1901  Search this
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919  Search this
Taft, William H. (William Howard), 1857-1930  Search this
Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924  Search this
Harding, Warren G. (Warren Gamaliel), 1865-1923  Search this
Coolidge, Calvin, 1872-1933  Search this
Hoover, Herbert, 1874-1964  Search this
Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972  Search this
Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969  Search this
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Topic:
United States--History  Search this
Spoken word  Search this
Speeches, addresses, etc  Search this
Politicians  Search this
Presidents  Search this
Local number:
Columbia Special Products 135
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. Listening only. No Duplication Allowed
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_359667

Selenia Meteor Radar: a speech by Lyndon Johnson [sound recording]

Creator:
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound-tape reel : analog ; 7 in
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Local number:
FW-ASCH-7RR-1521
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, 1939-1986 228428
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_337220

Pedernales, Los/Homenaje al Pres. L.B. Johnson [sound recording]

Performer:
Jiménez, Flaco  Search this
Torres, Toby  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 45 rpm ; 7 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Hispanic Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Texas
San Antonio (Tex.)
Topic:
Conjunto music  Search this
Tejano music  Search this
Accordion  Search this
Local number:
FP-RINZ-45-2362
Norteno 288
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
See more items in:
Ralph Rinzler papers and audiorecordings, 1950-1994 292071
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_343577

Welcome to the LBJ Ranch [sound recording]

Performer:
Doud, Earle  Search this
Robin, Alen  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Physical description:
1 phonograph record : analog, 33 1/3 rpm ; 12 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Date:
1965
Topic:
Wit and humor  Search this
Local number:
Capitol 2423
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only; No Duplication
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_350267

Reel to Reel Transfers: Broadside Records [sound recording]

Performer:
Kaplan, Paul  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Killien, Mike  Search this
Killian, Bob  Search this
Robinson, Vicki Sue  Search this
Turner, Ron  Search this
Subject:
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
New York
California
Topic:
Radio programs  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Local number:
FP-CFP-CDR-0597-7
FLP 127416
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_351820

Porfirio Salinas papers

Creator:
Salinas, Porfirio, 1910-1973  Search this
Names:
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973  Search this
Extent:
3 Microfilm reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Microfilm reels
Scrapbooks
Date:
1943-1974
Scope and Contents:
REEL 2249: A letter from Lyndon B. Johnson; a scrapbook of clippings and a few photos; sketches; and photos of Salinas and his paintings.
REEL 2250: Clippings and printed material, 1949-1974.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter; San Antonio, Tex.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Material on reel 2249 lent for microfilming 1981 by Maria B. Salinas, widow of Salinas; material on reel 2250 donated 1981 by Dewey Bradford, former dealer of Salinas, then subsequently transferred to the NMAA/PG Library after microfilming.
Restrictions:
The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.
Occupation:
Painters -- Texas -- San Antonio  Search this
Topic:
Painting, American  Search this
Latino and Latin American artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Scrapbooks
Identifier:
AAA.saliporf
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-saliporf

Ethel Payne papers

Creator:
Payne, Ethel L.  Search this
Names:
Carter, Jimmy, 1924-  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973  Search this
Kennedy, John F. (John Fitzgerald), 1917-1963  Search this
Kissinger, Henry, 1923-  Search this
Payne, Ethel L.  Search this
Stokes, Louis, 1925-  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Linear feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Awards
Ephemera
Passports
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
circa 1960s-1980s
Summary:
The Ethel Payne papers, which date from circa 1960s to 1980s and measure .50 linear feet, document the career of journalist Ethel Payne. The collection is comprised of passports, badges, photographs, press credentials, awards and ephemera.
Scope and Contents note:
This small collection documents the career of Ethel Payne from circa 1960s - 1980s through passports, badges, photographs, press credentials, awards and ephemera.
Arrangement note:
The Ethel Payne papers are arranged into five series:

Series 1: Biographical Series 2: Correspondence Series 3: Travel Series 4: Photographs Series 5: Posters
Biographical/Historical note:
Ethel Payne, born August 14, 1911 was a freelance journalist and the first African American woman to become an international news correspondent. She covered issues pertaining to the political advancement and the social inequality among Blacks in America. An early crusader for African American civil rights, she remained a constant and vigorous political spokesperson in the fight to end racial discrimination. In her thirst for knowledge, and in her desire to share valuable information with the public, Payne, who would later receive international recognition for her endeavors, was dubbed the "First Lady of the Black Press" by the Washington Press Corps, of which she later became president in 1970.

While covering U.S involvement in the Vietnam War, Payne focused on the plight of the Black soldier and how issues, such as racial segregation and discrimination, remained relevant to life back home. In documenting the conditions of these soldiers, her aim was to "fully concentrate on the Negro effort," and to "paint an adequate picture of why they were in Vietnam." Later however, as a writer for the Chicago Defender, she remarked on her experience in covering the war as a failed attempt at reporting the overall immorality of it.

The daughter of a Pullman porter and a stay at home mother of 6, Payne, who desired to become a civil rights leader but was denied entrance into law school on account of her race, discovered her niche in journalism after being jailed for witnessing and questioning the brutal acts performed by a police officer on an African American man. After threatening to report the brutality to the press, she refused her approval for release, remained in jail and advocated for the liberation of the other detainees.

Her break into journalism came when she began organizing recreation and entertainment for African American troops stationed in Japan. In her diary, Payne transcribed accounts of the failed efforts of the U.S military during the war, which had later been published in the Chicago Defender. Despite the discrimination she encountered from high ranking officials in the U.S government, Payne was offered and accepted a full-time position with the Defender in 1951.

Along with her work as a Vietnam War correspondent, Payne became involved in various endeavors to move her career in journalism. During her time as White House correspondent from 1962-1966, Payne led the fight to end the segregation of interstate travel, immigration quotas, and discrimination in federal housing . Ethel was also the first African American woman to host network news by becoming a political commentator for the CBS aired program "Spectrum" in 1972. Persistently involved in international politics, Payne in 1970 completed a 10-nation tour of Africa with Secretary of State William P. Rogers, and a 6-nation tour with Secretary of State Henry Kissinger six years later. She covered several Democratic National conventions, and witnessed President Lyndon B. Johnson's signing of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Over her lifetime, she has received dozens of awards and honorable mentions for her political involvement and activism for African Americans, and her legacy continues to live on today. In 2002 the United States Postal Service honored Ethel Payne by issuing her a 37-cent stamp, and each year aspiring journalists wishing to gain experience on international reporting in Africa are awarded the Ethel Payne Fellowship.

On May 28, 1991 Ethel Payne died of a heart attack in her home in Washington, D.C. She is survived by close relatives, as she forfeited marriage and children for the sake of her work. She was commemorated as one of the 100 most influential correspondents by the National Association of Black Journalists, and remained, untill her death, a longtime advocate in the struggle to bring about change, and to correct the inequalities and racial injustices in the world.
Related Materials:
This collection contains artifacts catalogued in the ACM Ojects collection.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Rights:
Ethel Payne papers are the physical property of the Anacostia Community Museum. Literary and copyright belong to the author/creator or their legal heirs and assigns. Rights to work produced during the normal course of Museum business resides with the Anacostia Community Museum. For further information, and to obtain permission to publish or reproduce, contact the Museum Archives.
Topic:
African American journalists  Search this
Politicians -- United States  Search this
African American women  Search this
Genre/Form:
Awards
Ephemera
Passports
Photographs
Photographic prints
Citation:
Ethel Payne papers, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Avis R. Johnson.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-011
See more items in:
Ethel Payne papers
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-011

Les Ormes, Garden Images

Landscape architect:
Wheeler, Perry H., 1914-1989  Search this
Former owner:
Mesta, Perle, 1889-1975  Search this
Tyson, George, 1869-1963  Search this
Tyson, Marguerite Skirvin, d. 1963  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973  Search this
Johnson, Lady Bird, 1912-2007  Search this
Collection Landscape architect:
Wheeler, Perry H., 1914-1989  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Stengle, James M., Dr.  Search this
Collection Creator:
University of Georgia  Search this
Garden Club of America  Search this
Emory University  Search this
American Society of Landscape Architects  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Place:
Les Ormes (Washington, D.C.)
United States of America -- District of Columbia -- Washington
Scope and Contents:
The folders include worksheets, magazine and newspaper clippings, plans (drawings), and other information.
General:
Les Ormes (The Elms) was the home of George and Marguerite Skirvin Tyson and Mrs. Tyson's sister, the well-known Washington hostess and political figure Perle Skirvin Mesta. Perry Wheeler created the landscape design for the property, which was situated in the hilly Spring Valley section of the city, and gave it a French flavor in keeping with the style of the house and the taste of its owners. Taking advantage of the natural slope of the site, Wheeler designed a series of terraces which incorporated existing flowering trees amidst flagstone surfaces and gravel walkways. Seating areas were placed throughout, while spring bulbs--Thalia daffodils, tulips, and grape hyacinths--provided abundant color. At one end of the house the terraces descended to a fountain pool and summer house punctuated with large holly standards. The property was sold in the early 1960s to then Vice-President Lyndon Baines Johnson and Ladybird Johnson. The Tyson-Mesta menage moved to an apartment for which Perry Wheeler did one design, for a terrace roof, included in the Archives of American Gardens as series DC120.
Persons associated with the garden include Perry H. Wheeler (landscape architect, 1955-1956); Perle Skirvin Mesta (former owner, ca. 1955-1961); and George and Marguerite Skirvin Tyson (former owners, ca. 1955-1961); and Lyndon Baines and Ladybird Johnson (former owners, ca. 1961-1963).
Related Materials:
Les Ormes related holdings consist of 3 folders (19 slides (photographs); 10 safety film negatives; 11 plans (drawings))
Collection Restrictions:
Access to original images by appointment only. Researcher must submit request for appointment in writing. Certain items may be restricted and not available to researchers. Please direct reference inquiries to the Archives of American Gardens: aag@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Archives of American Gardens encourages the use of its archival materials for non-commercial, educational and personal use under the fair use provision of U.S. copyright law. Use or copyright restrictions may exist. It is incumbent upon the researcher to ascertain copyright status and assume responsibility for usage. All requests for duplication and use must be submitted in writing and approved by Archives of American Gardens.
Topic:
Gardens -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Institution, Archives of American Gardens, Perry H. Wheeler collection.
Identifier:
AAG.WHE, File DC023
See more items in:
Perry H. Wheeler collection
Perry H. Wheeler collection / Project Files / District of Columbia / DC023: Washington -- Les Ormes (The Elms)
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Gardens
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aag-whe-ref1014

William "Cat" Anderson Collection

Creator:
Anderson, William "Cat", 1916-1981 ((musician))  Search this
Names:
Benny Carter All Stars  Search this
Cat Anderson Quintet  Search this
Duke Ellington Orchestra  Search this
Lionel Hampton Orchestra  Search this
Mingus Quintet  Search this
Bechet, Sidney (musician)  Search this
Calloway, Cab, 1907-  Search this
Carter, Benny, 1907-2003  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Hampton, Lionel  Search this
Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978  Search this
Humphrey, Muriel  Search this
Johnson, Lucy Bird  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B. (Lyndon Baines), 1908-1973  Search this
Tatum, Art, 1910-1956  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Extent:
5 Cubic feet (12 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Manuscripts
Transcripts
Oral histories (document genres)
Oral history
Phonograph records
Photographs
Recordings
Interviews
Clippings
Audiotapes
Awards
Audiocassettes
Articles
Date:
1940-1981
bulk 1963-1977
Scope and Contents note:
Primarily audiotapes, sheet music, and photographic images. Also: correspondence, newspaper clippings, magazine articles, itineraries, awards, and ephemera.,Of particular interest are recordings or photographic images, including the personalities listed below, and President and Mrs. Tubman of Liberia; also, two interviews and three recordings of Cat Anderson as guest with various university and college jazz bands.
Arrangement:
Collection is divided into four series.

Series 1: Music

Series 2: Original tapes and recordings

Series 3: Photographs

Series 4: Miscellaneous
Biographical/Historical note:
Cat Anderson (Sept 12, 1916 - April 29, 1981) was one of the premier trumpet players of the Duke Ellington Orchestra. Known for his effortless high notes, he was a strong section leader and a great soloist whose style exhibited humor and precision. He grew up in Jenkins= Orphanage in Charleston, SC, received basic music training there, and participated in many of their famous student ensembles. He formed and played with the Cotton Pickers, a group of orphanage teens while still a young man. Before joining Ellington in 1944, he played in several big bands, including Claude Hopkins and Lionel Hampton. Anderson left the Ellington organization from 1947 through 1949 again to lead his own group. From 1959 to1961 and after 1971 Anderson free lanced, working with the Ellington orchestra intermittently. He died in 1981 after receiving honors from the US Air Force, the Prix du Disque de Jazz, and the City of Los Angeles.
Related Archival Materials:
Related artifacts include: awards, plaques, mutes, trumpet mouth pieces, and the Jon Williams/Cat Anderson simulator in the Division of Cultural and Community Life (now Division of Cultural and Community Life). See accession: 1998.3074.
Provenance:
The collection was donated to the National Museum of American History in January 1998, by Dorothy Anderson, Cat Anderson's widow. It was acquired through negotiations with her, her brother, Mr. John Coffey and her nephew, Andrew Brazington. The materials were picked up from Mr. John Coffey of upper N.W. Washington, DC on January 21, 1998.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Master tapes not available to researchers.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright status of items varies. Signed copies of releases on file.
Occupation:
Composers -- 20th century  Search this
Topic:
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Music -- Acoustics and physics  Search this
Musicians -- 20th century  Search this
Piano and synthesizer music  Search this
Inventions -- 1980-2000  Search this
Synthesizer music  Search this
Electric engineering -- 1980-2000  Search this
Band musicians  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Inventors -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Manuscripts -- Music -- 20th century
Transcripts
Oral histories (document genres)
Oral history
Phonograph records
Photographs -- 20th century
Recordings
Interviews
Interviews -- 1950-2000
Clippings -- 20th century
Audiotapes -- 1940-1980
Awards
Audiocassettes
Audiotapes
Articles -- 1940-1980
Citation:
William "Cat" Anderson Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0630
See more items in:
William "Cat" Anderson Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0630
Online Media:

Museum of History and Technology Dedication Ceremony

Creator:
Unknown  Search this
Subject:
Carmichael, Leonard 1898-1973  Search this
Warren, Earl 1891-1974  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Anderson, Clinton Presba 1895-1975  Search this
Johnson, Lady Bird 1912-2007  Search this
Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)  Search this
United States Marine Band  Search this
Physical description:
35mm;
Type:
Black-and-white negatives
Date:
1964
January 22, 1964
Topic:
Special events  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 11-006 [P6411]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
No Copyright - United States
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_396536

Donald Frederick Hornig (1920-2013)

Subject:
Hornig, Donald F. 1920-2013  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Carey, William D. 1916-1998  Search this
Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development  Search this
American Association for the Advancement of Science  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1963
03/26/1963
Topic:
Science and technology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3985]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_393783

Donald Frederick Hornig (1920-2013)

Creator:
Science Service  Search this
Subject:
Hornig, Donald F. 1920-2013  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Date:
1968
03/26/1968
Topic:
Science and technology  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-3984]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_393802

President Lyndon Baines Johnson delivers the State of the Union Address in the Chamber of the U.S. House of Representatives

Subject:
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Physical description:
Gelatin silver prints
Type:
Black-and-white photographs
Place:
United States
Date:
1967
January 10, 1967
Topic:
Presidents--Messages  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 90-105 [SIA2008-4477]
Restrictions & Rights:
No access restrictions Many of SIA's holdings are located off-site, and advance notice is recommended to consult a collection. Please email the SIA Reference Team at osiaref@si.edu
Copyright Not Evaluated
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_397623

History Files, January 8, 1969

Creator:
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden  Search this
Subject:
Hirshhorn, Joseph H  Search this
Ripley, S. Dillon (Sidney Dillon) 1913-2001  Search this
Warren, Earl 1891-1974  Search this
Johnson, Lyndon B (Lyndon Baines) 1908-1973  Search this
Physical description:
0.58 cu. ft. (1 tall document box)
Type:
Phonograph records
Collection descriptions
Date:
1969
January 8, 1969
Topic:
Art museums  Search this
Special events  Search this
Local number:
SIA Acc. 13-226
See more items in:
History Records 1966-1990, 1999 [Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden]
Data Source:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_363528

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