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Flier advertising performances at the Apollo Theater

Commissioned by:
Apollo Theater, founded 1934  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Sam Cooke, American, 1931 - 1964  Search this
Aretha Franklin, American, 1942 - 2018  Search this
Horace Silver, American, 1928 - 2014  Search this
Sonny Stitt, American, 1924 - 1982  Search this
James Moody, American, 1925 - 2010  Search this
Brook Benton, American, 1931 - 1988  Search this
Bunny Briggs, American, 1922 - 2014  Search this
Eddie Jefferson, American, 1918 - 1979  Search this
The Flamingos, American, founded 1953  Search this
Little Anthony and the Imperials, American, founded 1958  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 4 1/4 in. (28 × 10.8 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.8
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/fd585a5518e-fdc4-4110-9c97-7afdd50197a2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.8
Online Media:

Nina Simone - Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass. - 1969

Photograph by:
Robert Houston, American, born 1935  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 10592 pixels × 8873 pixels, 179.27 MB
Type:
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk (Music)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Greta Houston
Object number:
2014.116.27
Restrictions & Rights:
© Robert Houston
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/fd5309a317d-6d8f-4dd7-aea3-64894b092bb3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.116.27

Nina Simone - Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass. - 1969

Photograph by:
Robert Houston, American, born 1935  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 9195 pixels × 8873 pixels, 155.62 MB
Type:
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Folk (Music)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Social reform  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Robert and Greta Houston
Object number:
2014.116.28
Restrictions & Rights:
© Robert Houston
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/fd5d19d3274-c09b-4a56-b6ac-da912e1a7991
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.116.28

Nina Simone - Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass. - 1969

Photograph by:
Robert Houston, American, born 1935  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 10941 pixels × 9690 pixels, 202.23 MB
Type:
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place depicted:
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1969
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Folk (Music)  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 Robert and Greta Houston
Object number:
2014.116.29
Restrictions & Rights:
© Robert Houston
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/fd599af1dde-60b3-44cb-9e47-7bd5cd3f3734
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.116.29

Nina Simone, 1977

Photograph by:
David D. Spitzer, American  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 13 11/16 x 9 3/16 in. (34.8 x 23.4 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 14 x 10 1/2 in. (35.5 x 26.6 cm)
H x W (Matted): 20 x 16 in. (50.8 x 40.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
Coral Gables, Miami-Dade County, Florida, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Folk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of David D. Spitzer
Object number:
2012.164.125
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/fd5aef07a27-2926-401d-93ec-7c82b2087f1a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.164.125

Four Women

Title:
16mm motion picture film of Four Women
Directed by:
Julie Dash, American, born 1952  Search this
Recorded by:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Subject of:
Linda Martina Young, American  Search this
Owned by:
Pearl Bowser, American, born 1931  Search this
Medium:
acetate film, metal and plastic
Dimensions:
Duration: 8 Minutes
Length (Film): 300 Feet
Type:
color films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place filmed:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Dance  Search this
Film  Search this
Identity  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pearl Bowser
Object number:
2012.79.1.40.1abc
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
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51bd4be51-d8ef-4b92-93ed-770198aae8b6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.79.1.40.1abc

Flier for a pre-march Freedom Rally for the Meredith Marchers

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Tougaloo College, American, founded 1869  Search this
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  Search this
James Brown, American, 1933 - 2006  Search this
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Eartha Kitt, American, 1927 - 2008  Search this
Marlon Brando, American, 1924 - 2004  Search this
Burton Stephen "Burt" Lancaster, American, 1913 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
L x W: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place depicted:
Tougaloo College, Tougaloo, Hinds County, Mississippi, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1966
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Actors  Search this
American South  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Trumpauer-Mulholland Collection
Object number:
2011.109.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f0f55d83-62e6-4869-a2fe-417d29883641
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.109.5
Online Media:

Promotional card for a piano recital given by Eunice Waymon (Nina Simone)

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. (5.7 x 9.8 cm)
Type:
advertising cards
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.132.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e353db53-8f11-4ae9-bd32-30ed154bbaf3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.132.2
Online Media:

Letter to Andy Stroud from Nina Simone

Written by:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Received by:
Andy Stroud, American, died 2012  Search this
Subject of:
American Society of African Culture, American, 1956 - 1969  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (letter): 10 1/4 x 8 in. (26 x 20.3 cm)
H x W (envelope): 4 1/16 x 8 3/4 in. (10.3 x 22.2 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place made:
Lagos, Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Date:
December 1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Families  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Travel  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.132.3a-e
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58ec74b95-e684-48c6-abe7-2bcf007b1507
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.132.3a-e

Ticket for funeral services for Martin Luther King, Jr.

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Used by:
Morehouse College, American, founded 1867  Search this
Owned by:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/8 x 5 1/4 in. (5.4 x 13.3 cm)
Type:
passes (tickets)
Place used:
Morehouse College, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 9, 1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Funeral customs and rites  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.132.4.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cacc834d-8e2d-4fe6-bf45-84b5f02ae268
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.132.4.2
Online Media:

Et Smil Og Noen Ord / Vaer Slik Som Du Er

Title:
45 rpm cover of Nina Simone's To Be Young, Gifted and Black, by Webe Karlsen
Published by:
Triola, Norweigan, 1957 - 1983  Search this
Composed by:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Recorded by:
Webe Karlsen, Norwegian, born 1953  Search this
Medium:
vinyl , ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (17.5 x 17.5 cm)
Type:
record covers
45 rpm records
Place made:
Norway, Europe
Date:
1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.132.8.4ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1970 Triola Records. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd501ec29d4-d549-4004-974a-ae34e3f8796b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.132.8.4ab
Online Media:

Mississippi Goddam / Sea Lion Woman

Published by:
Sam Fox Publishing Company, American, founded 1906  Search this
Philips Records, American, founded 1950  Search this
Recorded by:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Produced by:
Hal Mooney, American, 1911 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
vinyl , ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 7/8 x 6 7/8 in. (17.5 x 17.5 cm)
Type:
record covers
45 rpm records
Date:
1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.132.9ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f13ae961-8948-4337-a877-b3f8ccece6e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.132.9ab
Online Media:

Photograph of McDew, Hansberry, Simone, Bikel, and Forman

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Theodore Bikel, American, born 1924  Search this
James Forman, American, 1928 - 2005  Search this
Charles F. McDew, American, born 1938  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 x 8 1/8 in. (25.4 x 20.6 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1961-1962
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Collection of Andy Stroud
Object number:
2011.152.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Freedom Riders
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58a192ba9-5bba-4960-bac0-a32c85f2ea74
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.152.1
Online Media:

Photographic print of Nina Simone and Dick Gregory

Photograph by:
George Ball  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
Dick Gregory, American, 1932 - 2017  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/2 x 7 1/2 in. (24.1 x 19.1 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
London, England, Europe
Date:
1968
Topic:
African American  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from the Collection of Andy Stroud
Object number:
2011.152.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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/fd5476cf580-71a8-4e37-a17f-b57f1aae0777
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.152.2

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