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Gelatin silver print of Nat King Cole, Perry Como, and Chester Dudley

Subject of:
Earl Griffin  Search this
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Perry Como, American, 1912 - 2001  Search this
Created by:
Chester Dudley  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 8 15/16 × 9 3/4 in. (22.7 × 24.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 5/8 × 9 1/2 in. (19.4 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.38.32
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd5228fbe58-140a-497d-ae70-4050747ebae1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.38.32
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A lobby card for the movie St. Louis Blues

Published by:
Paramount Pictures, American, founded 1912  Search this
Subject of:
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Eartha Kitt, American, 1927 - 2008  Search this
Pearl Bailey, American, 1918 - 1990  Search this
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Mahalia Jackson, American, 1911 - 1972  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Juano Hernández, 1896 - 1970  Search this
W. C. Handy, American, 1873 - 1958  Search this
Medium:
ink on poster board
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place depicted:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Film  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.34.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1958 Paramount Pictures. Permission required for use.
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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/fd58811b3c6-a8d3-445f-9e2a-faa242299249
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.34.14
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Tuxedo jacket designed by Sy Devore and worn by Nat King Cole in St. Louis Blues

Designed by:
Sy Devore, American, died 1966  Search this
Worn by:
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
wool and silk with plastic buttons
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Flat): 48 × 24 1/2 × 3 3/4 in. (121.9 × 62.2 × 9.5 cm)
Type:
dinner jackets
Place made:
Studio City, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 30, 1957
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Film  Search this
Men  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.64.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd563dec275-ccde-415d-a98f-9075ab2ade83
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.64.1.1
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Tuxedo pants designed by Sy Devore and worn by Nat King Cole in St. Louis Blues

Designed by:
Sy Devore, American, died 1966  Search this
Worn by:
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
wool and silk with plastic buttons
Dimensions:
H x W x D (flat): 44 1/4 × 14 3/8 × 3/4 in. (112.4 × 36.5 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
trousers
Place made:
Studio City, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
September 30, 1957
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Film  Search this
Men  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.64.1.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Clothing-Fashion
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f64b9020-fdd2-4f47-a970-154b9d6aff5c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.64.1.2
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Contact sheet of photographs of Nat King Cole playing the piano

Photograph by:
David Workman, American  Search this
Subject of:
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  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 (Image): 7 1/2 × 9 1/2 in. (19.1 × 24.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 1/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.5 × 25.3 cm)
Type:
contact sheets
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930-1965
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  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
Object number:
2013.118.191.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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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/fd59ea08e5c-6442-487f-a3a5-a8aebb7796c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.191.9
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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

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

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

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