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["Musigals" and bus (Virgil Whyte's "all-girl band") : photoprint]

Photographer:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Names:
Musigals.  Search this
Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (photoprints, approx. 2" x 4".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
[ca. 1942.]
Scope and Contents:
2 photoprints from same negative, 1 with margins, the other with margins trimmed off. Pencil identifications on verso of untrimmed print. Shows touring band standing beside their bus. As Virgil Whyte is not shown, he may have taken the photograph.
Local Numbers:
96-2288 (OPPS Neg.)
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with cotton gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Women musicians -- 1930-1950  Search this
Bands (Music) -- 1940-1950  Search this
Buses -- 1940-1950  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8e5d9fac8-bf19-4b50-b8c0-debcb5eb439f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref559

Virgil Whyte's Musical Sweethearts: America's Champion Girl Band (photograph,)

Names:
Jazz Photographs: Composed and Improvised (Archives Center display cases, National Museum of American History, March 28-May 10, 2005).  Search this
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band  Search this
Whyte  Search this
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (8" x 10".)
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
ca. 1943
Scope and Contents:
Later known as Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band. Photo includes: Dorothy Reigart, Gertrude Gosieski Whyte, Alice Smaus, Jeanette Kramer, and Virginia Shumaker. Front contains text: "Personal Direction Ralph Williams Music Service 203 No. Wabash Chicago [IL?]."
Local Numbers:
AC0503-0000001
Exhibitions Note:
Shown in exhibition "Jazz Photographs: Composed and Improvised," Archives Center display cases, National Museum of American History, March 28-May 10, 2005.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Jazz musicians  Search this
Women musicians -- 1930-1950  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1950-2000 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection / Series 6: Framed Portrait Photoprints / Frames
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep845208da8-f15e-44d9-a679-3f9a960af1ec
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref561

Members of Virgil Whyte's "All Girl Band," taken 10/19/91 (1).

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection / Series 1: Unmounted Snapshots
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8acc377f5-fa85-403c-8895-60b9a22452e5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref536

Videotape: Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band [sic] [etc.]. Volume Six: Alice Smaus / "All the old romantic songs…" Alice Smaus interviewed by Florice Whyte Kovan at The Mansards on the Lake, Racine, Wisconsin

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991-08-17
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection / Series 5: Audiovisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8f12153c1-ca35-477d-a5dd-73ded68b22de
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref554

Videotape: "Let's Go Home!" Vol. 1. Virgil Whyte's All-Girl Band, 1942-1948 / reassembles in its Racine, Wisconsin home to play at Prairie School Auditorium. Producer/Director: Florice Whyte Kovan. Director: Norean Gray Sauls

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991-08-19
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection / Series 5: Audiovisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep83a32b693-140b-4453-a2c8-42dcf58460c0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref555

The Spirit of the U S O : sheet music

Composer:
Godlis, Albert  Search this
Lyricist:
Street, Wolcott D.  Search this
Bush, Prescott S.  Search this
Publisher:
Miller, Bob, Inc.  Search this
Names:
United Service Organizations (U.S.)  Search this
Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Ink on paper., 12" x 9".)
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1942
Scope and Contents:
2 folded sheets. Words by Wolcott D. Street and Prescott S. Bush, music by Albert Godlis, publ. by Bob Miller, Inc., 1619 Broadway, New York City. Cover drawing, printed in red and blue, "by Barbelle from Howard Scott," shows a helmeted soldier holding a cup of coffee, a cigarette, and a bayonet. At top of cover: "Official march of the U S O".
General:
In Box A.
Exhibitions Note:
National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution: World War II exhibit, 1995.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Bayonets  Search this
Soldiers -- 1940-1950  Search this
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88e1562a2-10d3-4aea-8128-12bd1ea68d4d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref560

Videotape: Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Bands [etc.]. Volume Four: Doris Kahl / "Do I have the stories…" As related at The Mansards on the Lake, Racine, Wisconsin

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991-08-18
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection / Series 5: Audiovisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89cc65b7b-873e-479e-bec1-29d8df2ed7cd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref553

Videotape: Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Bands [sic] America's Musical Sweethearts / Musicians' recollections of USO tours 1944-1946. Volume One: Alice Whyte / "America's Champion Girl Drummer." Alice Whyte Skoglund interviewed by Patricia Badger at Prai...

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991-08-17
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection / Series 5: Audiovisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80f49e203-af80-456d-9ccb-f95d5dd71259
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref550

Videotape: Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Bands [etc.]. Volume Two: May Peterson / "America's Finest All Girl Band." May Peterson Ricchio reads her essay at The Mansards on the Lake, Racine, Wisconsin

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991-08-16
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection / Series 5: Audiovisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8002c5a30-91f6-419e-aa0a-62d630eb12d9
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref551

Videotape: Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Bands [etc.]. Volume Three: Betty Knudsen / "To Instill the Joy of the Love of Music." Betty Knudsen Hansen interviewed by Florice Whyte Kovan at The Mansards on the Lake, Racine, Wisconsin

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Container:
Box 7, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991-08-18
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection / Series 5: Audiovisual Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep81fc01f4e-0b16-4b02-a08c-d58516c8295b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref552

Frames

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Container:
Box 8
Box 9
Box 10
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
The Frames are identical in style, in two basic sizes, so apparently are not original, perhaps having been supplied by Ms. Kovan. The framed portraits duplicate some found in the scrapbooks. Large professional photographs of the band members depict them with their musical instruments.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection / Series 6: Framed Portrait Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep856356376-4870-4d7a-8509-5e0140b51170
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref526

Scrapbooks

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0503, Series 2
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82ce30ed1-b335-43f6-94b3-39c0130e16de
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref519

Picture postcards

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Container:
Box 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents:
38 postcards (stamped and postmarked), nearly all containing messages from Alice Smaus to her parents in Downers Grove, Illinois, and to her future husband, P.F.C. Gerald Jacoby at Camp Keaney, Nebraska; mailed from locations in the South where the band entertained. Most images are photolithographs, but the group includes a "real photo" card of Amphitrite Hotel and its "gangplank," Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The cards are in an album with plastic pages, apparently supplied by Ms. Kovan, not actually used by Ms. Jacoby. Donated by Alice Smaus Jacoby.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection / Series 3: Alice Smaus Jacoby's Picture Postcards
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a9a2b73f-b0cc-473e-a3ed-f970fedd1160
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref532

Framed Portrait Photoprints

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0503, Series 6
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ed881848-71f0-42d6-91da-ebba1c0e103f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref523

Unmounted Snapshots

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents:
Doris Kahl Nilo's snapshots from two small albums: 123 black-and-white silver gelatin prints and 1 color print. Albums, of recent vintage, not period, are included in the box. Gift of Doris Kahl Nilo.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0503, Series 1
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep855e0f71a-1984-4aad-a2d8-69419eb0edf3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref518

Alice Smaus Jacoby's Picture Postcards

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0503, Series 3
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8460d062c-2646-4159-88a8-0f84b525b8ef
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref520

Packaged soap samples

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0503, Series 4
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8609cbdf4-dafb-45dc-afb4-f3c48d494ede
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref521

Audiovisual Materials

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1991-1993
Scope and Contents:
Audiotape and videotapes of interviews with former band members, created by Florice Whyte Kovan, 1991-1993. These tapes are copies; Ms. Kovan retains the originals. Note: there is no volume 5 in this series.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0503, Series 5
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep87fcae690-8701-4d87-b193-32c0ff2ce4f2
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref522

Oversize Photoprints

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0503, Series 7
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Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8d1f7fdd7-c49c-44ac-987f-3a51ab8750cd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref524

Four photoprints of the band during performance, mounted on foam-core board

Collection Collector:
Kovan, Florice Whyte  Search this
Collection Author:
Whyte, Virgil (bandleader)  Search this
Container:
Box 11
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Virgil Whyte's "All-Girl" Band Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection
Virgil Whyte "All-Girl" Band Collection / Series 7: Oversize Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep86b200c0e-0595-4d59-b97c-02557fbb0d88
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0503-ref525

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