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Contract between Count Basie and Richard Wright regarding "King Joe"

Written by:
William Morris Agency, American, 1898 - 2009  Search this
Signed by:
Richard Wright, American, 1908 - 1960  Search this
Count Basie, American, 1904 - 1984  Search this
Subject of:
Joe Louis, American, 1914 - 1981  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
contracts
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1941
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Communication  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:
2014.3.20.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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/fd5ecbfd22a-a45b-4691-a30c-7d62e738d310
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.3.20.1
Online Media:

Program for the interment services for Joe Louis

Written by:
Ella Kay Mays  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Joe Louis, American, 1914 - 1981  Search this
Reverend Gene Ewing, American  Search this
Fort Myer Memorial Chapel, American, founded 1861  Search this
Arlington National Cemetery, American, founded 1864  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 9 × 6 3/16 (22.8 × 15.7 × 0.1 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
Arlington, Virginia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 21, 1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
Local and regional  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.46.25.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c804c4cd-b2a8-4612-a720-06c9e01d75d7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.46.25.5
Online Media:

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
Crispus Attucks, American, 1723 - 1770  Search this
Sojourner Truth, American, 1797 - 1883  Search this
Harriet Tubman, American, 1822 - 1913  Search this
Sarah C. Roberts, American, born 1844  Search this
Susan McKinney Steward, American, 1847 - 1918  Search this
Dred Scott, American, ca 1800 - 1858  Search this
Frederick Douglass, American, 1818 - 1895  Search this
Booker T. Washington, American, 1856 - 1915  Search this
George Washington Carver, American, 1860s - 1943  Search this
W.E.B. Du Bois, American, 1868 - 1963  Search this
Scott Joplin, American, 1867 - 1917  Search this
Marcus Garvey, Jamaican, 1887 - 1940  Search this
James Weldon Johnson, American, 1871 - 1938  Search this
Father Divine, American, ca. 1876 - 1965  Search this
A. Philip Randolph, American, 1889 - 1979  Search this
Adam Clayton Powell Jr., American, 1908 - 1972  Search this
Rosa Parks, American, 1913 - 2005  Search this
Medgar Evers, American, 1925 - 1963  Search this
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
President Lyndon Baines Johnson, American, 1908 - 1973  Search this
Mary McLeod Bethune, American, 1875 - 1955  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  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
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
National Pan-Hellenic Council, American, founded 1930  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
Democratic Party, American, founded 1828  Search this
Republican Party, American, founded 1854  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1943  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
National Council of Negro Women, founded 1935  Search this
Daughters of Isis, American, founded 1910  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
Langston Hughes, American, 1902 - 1967  Search this
Paul Robeson, American, 1898 - 1976  Search this
Ezzard Mack Charles, American, 1921 - 1975  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 3/8 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976
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
Religion  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
U.S. History, Colonial period, 1600-1775  Search this
United States History  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:
2012.167.10
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/fd5e57ffdd9-2ab1-46da-b6e7-10757007351f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.10
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Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
Subject of:
National Association for Equal Opportunity in Higher Education, American, founded 1969  Search this
National Urban Affairs Council, American, founded 1971  Search this
Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, American, founded 1963  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
Chi Delta Mu Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1913  Search this
Top Ladies of Distinction, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
Continental Societies, Inc., American, founded 1956  Search this
Rose Morgan, American, 1912 - 2008  Search this
William Otis Walker, American, 1896 - 1981  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
African Methodist Episcopal Church, American, founded 1816  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
The Links, Incorporated, American, founded 1946  Search this
National Association of Black Accountants, Inc., American, founded 1969  Search this
Carats, Inc., American, founded 1959  Search this
People United to Save Humanity, American, founded 1971  Search this
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
National Pharmaceutical Association, American, founded 1947  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922  Search this
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, American, founded 1920  Search this
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1906  Search this
Eta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1943  Search this
National Association of Negro Business and Professional Women's Clubs, Inc., American, founded 1935  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Association of University Women, American, founded 1910  Search this
Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc., American, founded 1911  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1929  Search this
Vernon Jordan, American, born 1935  Search this
National Business League, American, founded 1900  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
Arthur Ashe Jr., American, 1943 - 1993  Search this
National Bankers Association, American, founded 1927  Search this
National Bar Association, American, founded 1925  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Percy Ellis Sutton, American, 1920 - 2009  Search this
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
Joe Louis, American, 1914 - 1981  Search this
Clarence D. King, American, 1888 - 1981  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
National Black Veterans Association, American, founded 1974  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:
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1982
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
African Methodist Episcopal  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Black Press  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Business  Search this
Communities  Search this
Film  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
Methodist  Search this
Political organizations  Search this
Politics  Search this
Professional organizations  Search this
Religion  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Sororities  Search this
The Black Church  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:
2012.167.16
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/fd595b77a5e-4524-45a5-90d3-81855fc7528c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.16

Joe Louis and Unidentified Boxer, (painting)

Painter:
Johnson, William H. 1901-1970  Search this
Subject:
Louis, Joe  Search this
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
Tempera, pen and ink with pencil on paper
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Paintings
Owner/Location:
Smithsonian American Art Museum 8th & G Streets, N.W Washington District of Columbia 20560 Accession Number: 1967.59.173
Date:
Ca. 1939-1942
Topic:
Architecture interior--Commercial  Search this
Portrait male--Full length  Search this
Occupation--Sport--Boxing  Search this
Ethnic  Search this
Control number:
IAP 8G270052
Data Source:
Art Inventories Catalog, Smithsonian American Art Museums
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_ari_479921

Portraits in Black Narration and Music

Creator:
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Howard University  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People  Search this
United Nations  Search this
Barthé, Richmond, 1901-1989  Search this
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955  Search this
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971  Search this
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963  Search this
Hastie, William, 1904-1976  Search this
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938  Search this
Johnson, Mordecai W. (Mordecai Wyatt), 1890-1976  Search this
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981  Search this
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993  Search this
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979  Search this
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Extent:
2 Sound recordings (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Music
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
circa 1983
Scope and Contents:
Narrator presents short historical and biographical profiles of outstanding Americans of negro origin: W.E.B. Du Bois, A. Philip Randolph, Ralph Johnson Bunche, Thurgood Marshall, William Henry Hastie, Mordecai Wyatt Johnson, Mary McLeod Bethune, Joe Louis, James Weldon Johnson, Richmond Barthe, and Paul Robeson. Quotes written by these outstandings Americans and read by narrator are included. Music played between biographical profiles.
Narration and music. Part of Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin Audiovisual Records. AV003484 and AV003508: same content but AV003484 has beeps throughout recording. Undated.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition, Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin, displayed 36 portraits--27 oil paintings and 9 color photo reproductions--selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. The exhibition was on view at the Anacostia Community Museum from April 17, 1983 - August 21, 1983. Likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts were on display. Included were Marian Anderson, Joe Louis, W.E.B. Du Bois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richmond Barthe.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV003508-1

ACMA AV003508-2
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Occupation:
Lawyers  Search this
Artists  Search this
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American women  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Civil rights movements  Search this
Civil rights leaders  Search this
African American diplomats  Search this
Diplomats  Search this
African American educators  Search this
Educators  Search this
African American lawyers  Search this
African American clergy  Search this
Clergy  Search this
African American authors  Search this
Authors  Search this
African Americans in the performing arts  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American athletes  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Armed Forces  Search this
African American military personnel  Search this
Soldiers  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Education  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Music
Citation:
Portraits in Black Narration and Music, Exhibition Records AV03-002, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-002, Item ACMA AV003484
See more items in:
Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin exhibition records
Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin exhibition records / Portraits in Black: Outstanding Negroes of American Origin audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa76369a5ca-356a-443b-9400-b0bacc0ee4aa
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-002-ref2

Portraits in Black: Slide Show Narration

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
National Portrait Gallery (Smithsonian Institution)  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Barthé, Richmond, 1901-1989  Search this
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955  Search this
Bunche, Ralph J. (Ralph Johnson), 1904-1971  Search this
Drew, Charles Richard, 1904-1950  Search this
Du Bois, W. E. B. (William Edward Burghardt), 1868-1963  Search this
Hastie, William, 1904-1976  Search this
Johnson, James Weldon, 1871-1938  Search this
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981  Search this
Marshall, Thurgood, 1908-1993  Search this
Randolph, A. Philip (Asa Philip), 1889-1979  Search this
Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Traveling Exhibition Service  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Narration
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1983
Scope and Contents:
Narration for the two slide shows which complimented the exhibition, Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin. Narrator repeats quotes from the words of W.E.B. Du Bois, A. Philip Randolph, Ralph Johnson Bunche, Thurgood Marshall, William Henry Hastie, Charles Richard Drew, James Weldon Johnson, Mary McLeod Bethune, Joe Louis, Richard Barthe, and Paul Leroy Robeson.
Narration. Part of Part of Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin Audiovisual Records. Dated 19830324.
Biographical / Historical:
The exhibition, Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin, presented 36 portraits selected from the Harmon Foundation collection, on loan from the National Portrait Gallery, as well as biographical information and memorabilia. The portraits depicted likenesses of blacks who made significant contributions in the fields of civil rights, law, education, medicine, the military, and the arts. Portrait subjects included Marian Anderson, Joe Louis, W.E.B. Du Bois, Thurgood Marshall, George Washington Carver, Charles Drew, William Ayres Campbell, and Richard Barthe. The exhibition was on display from April 17, 1983 - August 21, 1983 at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum.
Series Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Blacks -- History  Search this
Museum exhibits  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Narration
Citation:
Portraits in Black: Slide Show Narration, Exhibition Records AV03-002, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-002, Item ACMA AV003301
See more items in:
Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin exhibition records
Portraits in Black: Outstanding Americans of Negro Origin exhibition records / Portraits in Black: Outstanding Negroes of American Origin audiovisual records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7fe749cfe-36a3-4055-b9d7-7c451bc35005
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-002-ref3

H.U. Commencement Activities 1940 w/Joe Louis and Sister Vunice [Vunies] Graduating [from enclosure] [black-and-white cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Agfa (Firm)  Search this
Names:
Howard University  Search this
High, Vunies Louis, -2008  Search this
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981  Search this
Subseries Creator:
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
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Container:
Box 34
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
1940
Scope and Contents:
Subject/Sitter: Commencement Week activities with Joe Louis and sister Vunice graduating
An elderly woman and two ROTC students are overlooking fifteen young ladies dressed in white holding bouquets, standing on a platform. All are looking out over the platform. Joe Louis and his sister are not shown in this photograph. No ink on negative. Agfa Safety Film edge imprint.
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:
Commencement ceremonies  Search this
African American students  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- 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 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client / 4.6.1: Black and White Negatives Part 1
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8670da9da-d710-4292-88a4-9e0141d5bd96
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-06-ref11053

H.U. Commencement Activities 1940 w/Joe Louis and Sister Vunice [Vunies] Graduating [from enclosure] [black-and-white cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Agfa (Firm)  Search this
Names:
Howard University  Search this
High, Vunies Louis, -2008  Search this
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981  Search this
Subseries Creator:
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
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Container:
Box 34
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
1940
Scope and Contents:
Subject/Sitter: Commencement Week activities with Joe Louis and sister Vunice graduating
Man and women assisting another man putting on his academic regalia. No ink on negative. Agfa Safety Film edge imprint.
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:
Academic costume  Search this
African American students  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- 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 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client / 4.6.1: Black and White Negatives Part 1
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep811017de0-b1be-4732-8e72-d4d96b43effc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-06-ref11056

H.U. Commencement Activities 1940 w/Joe Louis and Sister Vunice [Vunies] Graduating [black-and-white cellulose acetate photonegative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Creator:
Agfa (Firm)  Search this
Names:
Howard University  Search this
High, Vunies Louis, -2008  Search this
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981  Search this
Subseries Creator:
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
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet., 4" x 5".)
Container:
Box 34
Culture:
African Americans -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
1940
Scope and Contents:
Subject/Sitter: Commencement Week activities with Joe Louis and sister Vunice graduating
Group of male graduates surrounding a Liberal Arts sign. No ink on negative. Agfa Safety Film edge imprint.
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 students  Search this
Commencement ceremonies  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- 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 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client / 4.6.1: Black and White Negatives Part 1
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87416270a-3f36-46a6-b7c3-6b16c73d8298
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-06-ref11059

Howard University identified people

Subseries Creator:
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
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 61
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Subject/Sitter: Louis, Joe congratulating sister at commencement
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.
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client / 4.6.1: Black and White Negatives Part 1
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep893ab5344-bb9a-420f-81d4-b54ac8522372
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-06-ref15777

J. Finley Wilson, Grand Exalted Ruler of Elks (I.B.P.O.E.) with the champ "Joe Louis" [cellulose acetate photo negative]

Photographer:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Elks (Fraternal order)  Search this
Louis, Joe, 1914-1981  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
Container:
Box 69
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.) -- African Americans
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
No ink on negative, no Scurlock number. Joe Louis shaking hands with J. Finley Wilson at a WEBB Benefit. "4" edge print.
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:
Boxers (Sports) -- 1930-1950  Search this
African American boxers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white negatives -- Acetate film
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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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
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85258fe65-5298-4f12-9ae7-77a83b6d14f1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-01-ref2186
Online Media:

Louis, Joe

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies / Series C: Biographies: Individuals / Biographies L
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg234b7e9c1-c92f-4587-b9fc-15221472ed99
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-c-ref44393

Louis, Joe [Cross-reference]

Collection Creator:
National Air and Space Museum. Archives Division.  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
The majority of the Archives Department's public reference requests can be answered using material in these files, which may be accessed through the Reading Room at the Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, Virginia. More specific information can be requested by contacting the Archives Research Request.
Identifier:
NASM.XXXX.1183.C, File CL-720500-00
See more items in:
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies
National Air and Space Museum Technical Reference Files: Biographies / Series C: Biographies: Individuals / Biographies L / Louis, Joe
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2a0761670-deb6-45c1-aa88-d538a508f670
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-xxxx-1183-c-ref44394

Boxing Gloves worn by Joe Louis vs. Max Schmeling

User:
Louis, Joe  Search this
Depicted:
Schmeling, Max  Search this
Maker:
Everlast  Search this
Physical Description:
leather (overall material)
fabric (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 cm x 16 cm x 8 cm; 11 1/32 in x 6 5/16 in x 3 5/32 in
Object Name:
boxing gloves
gloves, boxing
Date made:
ca 1936
Subject:
Sports  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Professional  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Ken Milburn in memory of Beulah and Earle A. Cuzzens
ID Number:
2007.0021.01
Accession number:
2007.0021
Catalog number:
2007.0021.01
See more items in:
Culture and the Arts: Sport and Leisure
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Exhibition:
Entertainment Nation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-0bda-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1320092

Spirit of Youth

Directed by:
Harry L. Fraser, American, 1889 - 1974  Search this
Written by:
Arthur Hoerl, American, 1891 - 1968  Search this
Subject of:
Joe Louis, American, 1914 - 1981  Search this
Edna Mae Harris, American, 1910 - 1997  Search this
Mantan Moreland, American, 1902 - 1973  Search this
Tom Southern, American, 1906 - 1980  Search this
Jess Lee Brooks, American, 1894 - 1944  Search this
Marguerite Whitten, American, 1913 - 1990  Search this
Clarence Brooks, American, 1896 - 1969  Search this
Mae Turner, American, 1908 - 1999  Search this
Clarence Muse, American, 1889 - 1979  Search this
Cleo Desmond, American, 1880 - 1958  Search this
Jewel Smith  Search this
The Plantation Chior  Search this
The Creole Chorus  Search this
The Big Apple Dancers  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration: 65 Minutes
Length (Film Reel 1): 1300 Feet
Length (Film Reel 2): 1100 Feet
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
release prints (motion pictures)
feature films
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Birmingham, Jefferson County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1938
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Families  Search this
Race films  Search this
Sports  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Randall and Sam Nieman
Object number:
2015.167.19.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bf4e5135-24a5-455c-9f43-3a89238779e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.167.19.1ab

Scrapbook - African-Americans in Aviation

Collection Author:
White, Dale L., Sr., 1899-1977  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1933-1939
Scope and Contents:
Scrapbook, 28 pages, unbound, with heavily tooled brown leather cover with gold decoration. Contents include newspaper clippings and photographs (dated 1933-1939) of members of the Challenger Air Pilots Association (CAPA) from Chicago, Illinois, particularly John C. Robinson and his activities with the Imperial Ethiopian Air Force, which earned him the nickname of the "Brown Condor," and Dale L. White and Chauncey Spencer's 1939 "Goodwill Flight" (May 11 to May 16) from Chicago to Washington, DC.

Digital images displayed are the only pages which have been digitized at this time.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Dale L. White, Sr., Papers Collection, Accession 2013-0050, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
Dale L. White, Sr., Papers
Dale L. White, Sr., Papers / Series 1: Career and African-Americans in Aviation
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg23c7dd5b7-89f2-4591-8caf-4c9ded9deef9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2013-0050-ref36
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Louis, Joe

Subseries Creator:
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Container:
Box 294
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Job Number: 127
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Series 8: Business Records, Subseries 8.1: Studio Session Registers are restricted. Digital copies available for research. See repository for details.

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.
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.5: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by job number / Scurlock client negatives: L - Lyttle
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8be824de1-fbf8-4905-854d-6b3f3e647a6d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0618-s04-05-ref44261

Joe Louis and Unidentified Boxer

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
Joe Louis  Search this
Medium:
tempera and pen and ink on paper
Dimensions:
sheet: 18 x 12 in. (45.7 x 30.5 cm)
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1939-1942
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
African American  Search this
Portrait male\full length  Search this
Occupation\sport\boxing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.173R-V
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74cbbc296-8b4a-4684-b646-41dd1ae0566d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.173R-V

Joe Louis and Unidentified Boxer

Artist:
William H. Johnson, born Florence, SC 1901-died Central Islip, NY 1970  Search this
Sitter:
Joe Louis  Search this
Medium:
tempera, pen and ink, and pencil on paper mounted on paperboard
Dimensions:
sheet: 20 5/8 x 15 5/8 in. (52.4 x 39.6 cm) irregular
Type:
Painting
Date:
ca. 1939-1942
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
African American  Search this
Figure male\full length  Search this
Portrait male  Search this
Occupation\sport\boxing  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of the Harmon Foundation
Object number:
1967.59.178
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk74de99362-4e9f-41a0-8e51-1119a0a6c78d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1967.59.178

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