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Brown pin-striped suit worn by Sammy Davis Jr.

Designed by:
Certo's Custom Tailors, American  Search this
Worn by:
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  Search this
Medium:
.1: wool, synthetic fiber, and plastic buttons;
.2: wool, cotton, and plastic and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W x D (.1 flat): 28 3/4 × 25 3/4 × 1 in. (73 × 65.4 × 2.5 cm)
H x W x D (.2 flat): 39 1/2 × 16 3/4 × 1 in. (100.3 × 42.5 × 2.5 cm)
Type:
jackets
trousers
Date:
1970s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.118.5.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54c7de654-fdf1-4347-bf3f-7664ac34b848
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.118.5.1-.2
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Flyer soliciting pledges to stand against South African Apartheid

Created by:
American Committee on Africa, American, 1953 - 2001  Search this
Subject of:
William H. Booth, American, 1922 - 2006  Search this
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  Search this
Dick Gregory, American, 1932 - 2017  Search this
Diahann Carroll, American, 1935 - 2019  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Wilt Chamberlain, American, 1936 - 1999  Search this
Bill Cosby, American, born 1937  Search this
Ossie Davis, American, 1917 - 2005  Search this
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
Arthur Ashe Jr., American, 1943 - 1993  Search this
Roy Lichtenstein, American, 1923 - 1997  Search this
Pete Seeger, American, 1919 - 2014  Search this
Brock Peters, American, 1927 - 2005  Search this
Richard Roundtree, American, born 1942  Search this
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
Arthur Ashe Jr., American, 1943 - 1993  Search this
James Baldwin, American, 1924 - 1987  Search this
A. Philip Randolph Institute, American, founded 1965  Search this
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, born 1927  Search this
Rafer Lewis Johnson, American, 1934 - 2020  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
South Africa, Africa
Date:
1970s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Actors  Search this
Africa  Search this
Black power  Search this
International affairs  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.27.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Pan Africanism
Anti-apartheid movements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51acaddc6-ae3c-43f9-a931-74a6bb9c9082
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.27.7
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Color picture of Sammy Davis Jr. inscribed to Ginger Smock

Printed by:
Allen Photographics, American  Search this
Signed by:
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Subject of:
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  Search this
Medium:
ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 20 1/16 × 15 3/4 × 1/16 in. (51 × 40 × 0.2 cm)
Type:
portraits
posters
Place printed:
Las Vegas, Clark County, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1980s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.2
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/fd50d4949d9-9c43-4ded-9ec8-b5bb4c9b195d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.2
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Photograph of Sammy Davis Jr.

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place captured:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Film  Search this
Music  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.192.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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/fd53456d58e-2746-4f4e-8860-6dde976a3609
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.192.2
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Tap shoes used by Sammy Davis Jr.

Manufactured by:
Windsor Shoe Company, American  Search this
Used by:
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  Search this
Medium:
leather, rubber, cotton, and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Left (a) overall): 3 × 2 5/8 × 7 11/16 in. (7.6 × 6.7 × 19.5 cm)
H x W x D (Right (b) overall): 2 7/8 × 2 3/4 × 7 9/16 in. (7.3 × 7 × 19.2 cm)
Type:
shoes (footwear)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Place made:
Littlestown, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1938
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Children  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Tap dancing  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.302ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
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/fd527a32527-c96e-4957-8c22-8c087a408c5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.302ab
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Poster of Sammy Davis, Jr. used at Club Harlem, Atlantic City

Subject of:
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  Search this
Medium:
lithographic ink on paper , wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 30 3/4 x 29 1/16 (78.1 x 73.8 x 0.1 cm)
Type:
portraits
posters
Place used:
32 North Kentucky, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1955-1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of CBBHFI-Henrietta Shelton
Object number:
2013.2.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
@ Getty Images. Permission required for use.
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Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59eb3a86f-0447-45f1-8756-9d1791dd5230
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.2.3ab

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
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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:

Lobby card for Anna Lucasta

Published by:
United Artists Corporation, founded 1919  Search this
Distributed by:
National Screen Service, American, 1920 - 2000  Search this
Subject of:
Eartha Kitt, American, 1927 - 2008  Search this
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  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 used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.41.8
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1958 - United Artists Corporation. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Exhibition:
Now Showing: Posters from African American Movies
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/fd5ea59d853-96c7-4fa0-8e19-2e0609a5c80f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.41.8
Online Media:

Delegate

Published by:
MelPat Associates, American, 1965 - 1986  Search this
Created by:
C. Melvin Patrick, American, died 1985  Search this
Subject of:
Sen. Edward Brooke, American, born 1919  Search this
Morris Brown College, American, founded 1881  Search this
Interracial Council for Business Opportunity, American, founded 1963  Search this
Opportunities Industrialization Center of America, Inc., American, founded 1964  Search this
Hubert Horatio Humphrey Jr., American, 1911 - 1978  Search this
General Daniel James Jr., American, 1920 - 1978  Search this
Roy Wilkins, American, 1901 - 1981  Search this
Rufus B. Shorter, American  Search this
National Association of Black Social Workers, American, founded 1968  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
Howard University, American, founded 1867  Search this
National Newspaper Publishers Association, American, founded 1827  Search this
Young Men's Christian Association (YMCA), International, founded 1844  Search this
Avon, founded 1886  Search this
Lambda Kappa Mu Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1937  Search this
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, American, founded 1909  Search this
The Links, Incorporated, American, founded 1946  Search this
National United Church Ushers Association of America, Inc., American, founded 1919  Search this
National Medical Association, American, founded 1895  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc., founded 1922  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
National Urban League, American, founded 1910  Search this
Iota Phi Lambda Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1929  Search this
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated, founded 1908  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 University Women, American, founded 1910  Search this
National Association of Market Developers, American, founded 1953  Search this
Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc., American, founded 1932  Search this
American Bridge Association, American, founded 1932  Search this
Arthur Ashe Jr., American, 1943 - 1993  Search this
The Salvation Army, American, founded 1865  Search this
National Dental Association, American, founded 1913  Search this
Shriners International, American, founded 1870  Search this
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  Search this
Congressional Black Caucus, American, founded 1971  Search this
Rev. Martin Luther King Sr, American, 1899 - 1984  Search this
Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks of the World, American, founded 1898  Search this
Southern Christian Leadership Conference, American, founded 1957  Search this
National Urban League Guild, American, founded 1946  Search this
Association for the Study of African American Life and History, American, founded 1915  Search this
369th Veterans Association, American  Search this
Prince Hall Freemasonry, founded 1784  Search this
One Hundred Black Men, Inc., American, founded 1963  Search this
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, American, founded 1914  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 10 13/16 × 8 7/16 × 7/16 in. (27.5 × 21.4 × 1.1 cm)
Type:
magazines (periodicals)
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
California, United States, North and Central America
Houston, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States, North and Central America
Detroit, Wayne County, Michigan, United States, North and Central America
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Jamaica, Caribbean, North and Central America
Barbados, Caribbean, North and Central America
Martha's Vineyard, Oak Bluffs, Dukes County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
West Africa, Africa
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Associations and institutions  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
Travel  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Women  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:
2012.167.12
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/fd5e8bb6cbd-99b9-4ce0-8851-3b3bef3dd0e8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.167.12

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