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Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award issued to Ella Jenkins

Created by:
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, American, founded 1957  Search this
Subject of:
Ella Jenkins, American, born 1924  Search this
Medium:
crystal (material by form) with plastic, reflective glass, foam and adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W x D (.1a Crystal): 5 3/4 × 4 1/8 × 4 in. (14.6 × 10.5 × 10.2 cm)
H x W x D (.1b Base): 3/4 × 5 1/4 × 5 1/4 in. (1.9 × 13.3 × 13.3 cm)
Type:
trophies (prizes)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
2004
Topic:
African American  Search this
Children  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Folk (Music)  Search this
Folklife  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ella Jenkins
Object number:
2018.7.1ab
Restrictions & Rights:
© The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f50b5053-3670-4839-baab-25266911c363
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.7.1ab
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Nomination plaque for "Best Soul Gospel Performance" in 1973

Created by:
Perma Plaque Corp., American, founded 1948  Search this
Subject of:
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, American, founded 1957  Search this
Ira Tucker Sr., American, 1925 - 2008  Search this
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928  Search this
Bill Lowery, American, 1924 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
wood, plastic, paper, metal, cloth, paint
Dimensions:
10 1/2 x 8 1/2 x 1/2 in. (26.7 x 21.6 x 1.3 cm)
Type:
plaques
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number:
2013.13.13
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cc04bf6a-09d7-46da-9a8a-f07ebe5f0b21
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.13.13

Grammy Award for Best Soul Gospel Performance awarded to the Dixie Hummingbirds

Manufactured by:
Bob Graves Molds, Inc., American, 1958 - 1985  Search this
Owned by:
Ira Tucker Sr., American, 1925 - 2008  Search this
Received by:
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928  Search this
Commissioned by:
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, American, founded 1957  Search this
Medium:
alloy, wood, plastic, pressure-sensitive tape
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/2 x 4 7/8 x 4 3/4 in. (16.5 x 12.4 x 12.1 cm)
Type:
trophies (prizes)
Place made:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number:
2013.13.17
Restrictions & Rights:
© The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
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/fd5f3819d9c-b82f-41fe-8911-08348d79c978
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.13.17

Pass for the Special Merit Awards Ceremony at the 2007 Grammy Awards

Issued by:
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, American, founded 1957  Search this
Subject of:
Ira Tucker Sr., American, 1925 - 2008  Search this
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928  Search this
Medium:
paper, plastic , plastic laminate , metal , nylon
Dimensions:
H x W (event badge): 5 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (14.6 x 9.8 cm)
L x W (lanyard): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type:
passes (tickets)
Place collected:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
February 10, 2007
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number:
2013.13.21
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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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/fd55aeca71c-23b3-46aa-8a94-9eb74f013fcf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.13.21

Grammy nominee medal given to Ira Tucker

Issued by:
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, American, founded 1957  Search this
Subject of:
Ira Tucker Sr., American, 1925 - 2008  Search this
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928  Search this
Medium:
metal, ribbon
Dimensions:
Diameter (medal): 1 7/8 x 1/8 in. (4.8 x 0.3 cm)
L x W (ribbon): 17 x 1 1/2 in. (43.2 x 3.8 cm)
Type:
medals
Date:
1993
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number:
2013.13.24
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5731e191c-6e34-40c2-bdd4-e453404f9d81
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.13.24

Grammy nominee medal for the 42nd Annual Grammy Awards given to Ira Tucker

Created by:
Tiffany & Co., American, founded 1837  Search this
Subject of:
Ira Tucker Sr., American, 1925 - 2008  Search this
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928  Search this
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, American, founded 1957  Search this
Medium:
bronze, ribbon
Dimensions:
medal: 2 5/8 x 2 1/4 x 1/8 in. (6.7 x 5.7 x 0.3 cm)
L x W (ribbon): 17 x 1 in. (43.2 x 2.5 cm)
Type:
medals
Date:
2000
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number:
2013.13.25
Restrictions & Rights:
© Grammy Awards. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
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/fd5abc5b090-2922-4c38-bdee-6003ab4cb809
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.13.25
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