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Rock-N-Roll Revue

Directed by:
Joseph Kohn  Search this
Produced by:
Ben Frye, American  Search this
Distributed by:
Studio Films, Inc., American, 1951 - 1956  Search this
Subject of:
Apollo Theater, American, founded 1934  Search this
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974  Search this
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Sarah Vaughan, American, 1924 - 1990  Search this
Nipsey Russell, American, 1918 - 2005  Search this
Coles & Atkins, American, 1940 - 1959  Search this
Larry Darnell, American, 1921 - 1983  Search this
Willie Bryant, American, 1908 - 1964  Search this
The Clovers, American, founded 1946  Search this
Dinah Washington, American, 1924 - 1963  Search this
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Big Joe Turner, American, 1911 - 1985  Search this
Leonard Reed, American, 1907 - 2004  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 70 Minutes
Length (Film) - Reel 1: 1630 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 2: 1765 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 3: 1520 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 4: 1440 Feet
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
35mm (photographic film size)
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Variety shows (Television)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.84.1a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59b2daf17-63d3-4b62-ada6-d36307656601
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.84.1a-d

Basin Street Revue

Directed by:
Joseph Kohn  Search this
Produced by:
Ben Frye  Search this
Distributed by:
Studio Films, Inc., American, 1951 - 1956  Search this
Subject of:
Apollo Theater, American, founded 1934  Search this
Leonard Reed, American, 1907 - 2004  Search this
Willie Bryant, American, 1908 - 1964  Search this
Sarah Vaughan, American, 1924 - 1990  Search this
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Faye Adams, American, born 1923  Search this
Herb Jeffries, American, 1913 - 2014  Search this
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
The Clovers, American, founded 1946  Search this
Martha Davis, American, 1917 - 1960  Search this
Frank Foster, American, 1928 - 2011  Search this
Mantan Moreland, American, 1902 - 1973  Search this
Nipsey Russell, American, 1918 - 2005  Search this
Amos Milburn, American, 1927 - 1980  Search this
Coles & Atkins, American, 1940 - 1959  Search this
Paul Williams, American, 1915 - 2002  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 61 minutes
Length (Film) - Reel 1: 1520 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 2: 1320 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 3: 1290 Feet
Length (Film) - Reel 4: 1370 Feet
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
35mm (photographic film size)
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Dance  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Variety shows (Television)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.85.1a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
© Studio Films, Inc. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd508a4bd22-4c0f-431a-af26-b4abb821ba11
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.85.1a-d

Rhythm and Blues Revue

Created by:
Studio Films, Inc., American, 1951 - 1956  Search this
Produced by:
Ben Frye, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Faye Adams, American, born 1923  Search this
Bill Bailey, American, 1912 - 1978  Search this
Herb Jeffries, American, 1913 - 2014  Search this
Amos Milburn, American, 1927 - 1980  Search this
Sarah Vaughan, American, 1924 - 1990  Search this
Count Basie, American, 1904 - 1984  Search this
Big Joe Turner, American, 1911 - 1985  Search this
The Delta Rhythm Boys, American, 1934 - 1987  Search this
Martha Davis, American, 1917 - 1960  Search this
Little Buck, American  Search this
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Mantan Moreland, American, 1902 - 1973  Search this
Nipsey Russell, American, 1918 - 2005  Search this
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Ruth Brown, American, 1928 - 2006  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 72 Minutes
Length (Film): 1850 Feet
Length (Film): 1560 Feet
Length (Film): 1650 Feet
Length (Film): 1450 Feet
Type:
color films (visual works)
35mm (photographic film size)
Place depicted:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Variety shows (Television)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.105.1a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Pearl Bowser Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd578a039a6-746a-4ea9-9c44-f64988a206d8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.105.1a-d

Program for a Sidney Bechet performance in Paris

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Sidney Bechet, American, 1897 - 1959  Search this
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
André Réwéliotty, French, 1929 - 1962  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper, metal
Dimensions:
closed: 10 5/8 × 8 1/4 × 1/8 in. (27 × 21 × 0.3 cm)
open: 10 5/8 × 16 1/2 × 1/8 in. (27 × 41.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
Paris, France, Europe
Date:
1955-1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number:
2014.3.21
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
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/fd581c6d217-c9e8-4d5e-98ce-dddf5c5296e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.3.21
Online Media:

Photographic print of Lionel Hampton and Bill Nunn

Photograph by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
William Goldwyn Nunn Jr., American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 9/16 × 8 11/16 in. (16.7 × 22.1 cm)
H x W: 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1944
Topic:
African American  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1933-1945  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number:
2014.302.44
Restrictions & Rights:
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
See more items in:
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/fd565064dd0-88be-4df3-a995-edf26e75ee3d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.302.44
Online Media:

Film clip from Feather on Jazz: Jazz in the Concert Hall

Created by:
Leonard Feather, British American, 1914 - 1994  Search this
Subject of:
Leonard Feather, British American, 1914 - 1994  Search this
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974  Search this
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Benny Goodman, American, 1909 - 1986  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:08:10
Physical extent (film): 300 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place depicted:
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  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, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.18.1a
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Portfolio/Series:
Feather on Jazz
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57392e872-4692-485d-a106-f6785c2ed1fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.18.1a

Lionel Hampton, 1991

Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 5/8 x 9 3/16 in. (34.6 x 23.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 13 11/16 x 10 5/16 in. (34.8 x 26.2 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Moscow, Latah County, Idaho, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1991
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number:
2012.164.126
Restrictions & Rights:
© David D. Spitzer
See more items in:
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/fd5ea013146-c449-4eb4-aaef-df120234e02f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.126

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
WLIB, American, founded 1941  Search this
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American, founded 1969  Search this
American Bridge Association, American, founded 1932  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, American, founded 1963  Search this
One Hundred Black Men, Inc., American, founded 1963  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
Vulcan Society, American, founded 1940  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Opportunities Industrialization Center of America, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
National Urban Coalition, American, founded 1967  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
The Links, Incorporated, American, founded 1946  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
Carats, Inc., American, founded 1959  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Vernon Jordan, American, born 1935  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
National Funeral Directors and Morticians Association, Inc., American, founded 1924  Search this
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, American, founded 1913  Search this
Connectional Lay Council, American, founded 1948  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1929  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
Morehouse Alumni Association, American, founded 1900  Search this
Morris Brown College, American, founded 1881  Search this
Dr. Ralph Bunche, American, 1903 - 1971  Search this
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
National Urban League Guild, American, founded 1946  Search this
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), International, founded 1844  Search this
Alliance for Women in Media, American, founded 1951  Search this
Eleanor Holmes Norton, American, born 1937  Search this
Vernon Jordan, American, born 1935  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 1/2 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Fraternal organizations  Search this
Fraternities  Search this
Government  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Journalism  Search this
Labor  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Men  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  Search this
Women's organizations  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Anne B. Patrick and the family of Hilda E. Stokely
Object number:
2012.167.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5af48a13c-8c71-4105-9526-479c0bc3bb3e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.15

Poster for Rock 'N Roll Revue

Distributed by:
Studio Films, Inc., American, 1951 - 1956  Search this
Subject of:
Dinah Washington, American, 1924 - 1963  Search this
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974  Search this
Ruth Brown, American, 1928 - 2006  Search this
The Delta Rhythm Boys, American, 1934 - 1987  Search this
Mantan Moreland, American, 1902 - 1973  Search this
Willie Bryant, American, 1908 - 1964  Search this
Big Joe Turner, American, 1911 - 1985  Search this
Larry Darnell, American, 1921 - 1983  Search this
The Clovers, American, founded 1946  Search this
Coles & Atkins, American, 1940 - 1959  Search this
Martha Davis, American, 1917 - 1960  Search this
Leonard Reed, American, 1907 - 2004  Search this
Nipsey Russell, American, 1918 - 2005  Search this
Little Buck, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 41 15/16 × 28 1/4 in. (106.5 × 71.8 cm)
Type:
posters
Place made:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.15
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
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/fd5303d37dc-829f-4084-832a-729e29bda262
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.15

Lionel Hampton, The Hippodrome, Memphis, TN

Created by:
Dr. Ernest C. Withers, American, 1922 - 2007  Search this
Subject of:
Lionel Hampton, American, 1908 - 2002  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 16 x 20 in. (40.6 x 50.8 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2009.16.21
Restrictions & Rights:
© Ernest C. Withers Trust
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Second Floor, 2 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd590c892b0-8686-493a-9129-6555a3f6e094
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.16.21
Online Media:

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