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"The Funniest Woman in the World:" Moms Mabley Onstage

Recorded by:
Moms Mabley, American, 1897 - 1975  Search this
Distributed by:
Chess Records, American, founded 1950  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
Diameter (vinyl disc): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
H x W (sleeve): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Type:
long-playing records
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.3.8ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Universal Music Group. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd553b0d5de-9bc9-42ac-8d8b-3abf5c9862e3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.3.8ab
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"The Funniest Woman in the World:" Moms Mabley Onstage

Recorded by:
Moms Mabley, American, 1897 - 1975  Search this
Distributed by:
Chess Records, American, founded 1950  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
Diameter (vinyl disc): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
sleeve: 12 3/8 x 12 3/8 x 1/8 in. (31.4 x 31.4 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
long-playing records
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.101.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Universal Music Group. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51515d6cd-97db-4ae5-a98c-4fa4e78bcb2d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.101.3ab
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Moms Mabley Breaks Up The Network

Recorded by:
Moms Mabley, American, 1897 - 1975  Search this
Distributed by:
Chess Records, American, founded 1950  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
Diameter (vinyl disc): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
sleeve: 12 3/8 x 12 3/8 x 1/8 in. (31.4 x 31.4 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
long-playing records
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.101.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Universal Music Group. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52295caa9-e446-4e15-bd07-9713b5cfccc0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.101.4ab
Online Media:

Moms Mabley At Geneva Conference

Recorded by:
Moms Mabley, American, 1897 - 1975  Search this
Distributed by:
Chess Records, American, founded 1950  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
Diameter (vinyl disc): 11 7/8 in. (30.2 cm)
H x W x D (sleeve): 12 3/8 x 12 1/4 x 1/8 in. (31.4 x 31.1 x 0.3 cm)
Type:
long-playing records
Date:
1962
Topic:
African American  Search this
Amusements  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.101.5ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© Universal Music Group. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd518e3d8c2-7a68-4950-8484-c769cf572f65
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.101.5ab
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Program for An Evening of Comedy with Jackie 'Moms' Mabley and Her Ladies

Created by:
National Black Theatre, American, founded 1968  Search this
Subject of:
Clarice Taylor, American, 1917 - 2011  Search this
Moms Mabley, American, 1897 - 1975  Search this
Dinah Washington, American, 1924 - 1963  Search this
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
Mahalia Jackson, American, 1911 - 1972  Search this
Ma Rainey, American, 1886 - 1939  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 8 1/2 × 5 1/2 × 1/16 in. (21.6 × 14 × 0.2 cm)
H x W (Open): 8 1/2 × 12 in. (21.6 × 30.5 cm)
Type:
programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2003
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Comedy (Theatre)  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of William and James Thomas and family in memory of Clarice Taylor
Object number:
2013.188.37
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59412d5d9-b448-44c5-9630-9905cc3fd4d2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.188.37
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The Youngest Teenager

Published by:
Mercury Records, American, founded 1945  Search this
Recorded by:
Moms Mabley, American, 1897 - 1975  Search this
Medium:
vinyl and ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 x 12 5/16 in. (31.3 x 31.3 cm)
H x W (disc): 12 x 12 in. (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
Type:
long-playing records
Place made:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Savanna Vaughn and C. Warfield Clark, M.D.
Object number:
2011.173.54ab
Restrictions & Rights:
All original material originated and copyrighted by Moms Mabley and Eddie Parton. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd582b3e3c1-ff87-478b-badc-96edc4d3c1dc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.173.54ab
Online Media:

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