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Paul Robeson - "Didn't My Lord Deliver Daniel?" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2009-03-26T19:02:54.000Z
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Music  Search this
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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Paul Robeson - "On My Journey: Mount Zion" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2009-03-26T18:47:43.000Z
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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Joe and Odell Thompson - "Old Corn Liquor" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2009-04-06T17:58:14.000Z
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Dink Roberts - "High Sheriff" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2009-04-06T17:38:07.000Z
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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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John Snipes - "Old Rattler (Fox Chase)" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2009-04-06T17:23:33.000Z
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Dink Roberts - "Georgia Buck" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2009-04-06T17:31:48.000Z
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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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John Snipes - "The Coo Coo (Coo Coo Bird)" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2009-04-06T17:11:36.000Z
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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Dink Roberts - "John Hardy" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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2009-04-06T17:45:31.000Z
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Dink Roberts - "Garfield" [Official Audio]

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2009-04-06T17:52:17.000Z
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Patria

Alternate Title:
Irene Foote Castle
Artist:
Unidentified Artist  Search this
Sitter:
Irene Foote Castle, 7 Apr 1893 - 26 Jan 1969  Search this
Medium:
Printed illustration with halftone on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 34.6 x 27.1cm (13 5/8 x 10 11/16")
Type:
Print
Date:
1917
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Symbols & Motifs\Flag\National\United States  Search this
Sheet music  Search this
Commercial  Search this
Illustration  Search this
Irene Foote Castle: Female  Search this
Irene Foote Castle: Performing Arts\Costume Designer  Search this
Irene Foote Castle: Performing Arts\Performer\Dancer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Saul Zalesch
Object number:
S/NPG.2005.78
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
20th Century Americans: 1900-1930 (re-installation 2012)
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 322
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4ab82e028-b47b-4e5a-b38c-01933edb63e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2005.78
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History of Jazz with Willis Conover

Subject of:
Willis Clark Conover Jr., American, 1920 - 1996  Search this
Eureka Brass Band, American, founded ca. 1920  Search this
Buddy Bolden, American, 1877 - 1931  Search this
Owned by:
Ernie Smith, American, ca. 1925 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
acetate film
Dimensions:
Duration (digital file): 00:14:39
Physical extent (film): 500 ft
Type:
sound films
black-and-white films (visual works)
16mm (photographic film size)
Place depicted:
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Anonymous Gift in memory of Ernest (Ernie) R. Smith, Jazz Historian
Object number:
2015.275.10.1a
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Film and Video
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57a007d44-a173-4b54-bd46-34fed497c4e2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.275.10.1a

When you sang "Hush-a-bye Baby" to me; Companion song to Missouri waltz song (Hush-a-bye ma baby), by Jesse G.M. Glick, Frederic Knight Logan and Abe Olman

Extent:
1 Document (26 x 30 inches )
Type:
Archival materials
Documents
Sheet music
Date:
1918
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American music -- 20th century  Search this
Piano music (Ragtime)  Search this
Songs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sheet music
Collection Citation:
Sheet Music collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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Sheet Music collection
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-10-005-ref24

20th Century Songs, A - H

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 74, Folder C
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1901-1968
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music / 3.4: Songs about African-American/Vocal Ragtime
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s03-ref100

20th Century Songs, I - M

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 74, Folder D
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1901-1968
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music / 3.4: Songs about African-American/Vocal Ragtime
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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20th Century Songs, O - Z

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 75, Folder E
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1901-1968
Scope and Contents note:
Most of the sheets date from the 1920s to the 1930s. Included are songs about rural Southern Afro-Americans, musical theater songs, pseudo-spirituals and comic songs denigrating Afro-American religion. A few of the pieces were composed by Afro-Americans. (141 items)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music / 3.4: Songs about African-American/Vocal Ragtime
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s03-ref102

Blackface Entertainers, 20th century, J - Z

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 68, Folder X
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1910-1950
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music / 3.1: Minstrel Shows and Blackface Entertainers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s03-ref48

Uncle Tom's Cabin, 20th century

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 72, Folder C
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1900-1945
Scope and Contents note:
The folder includes two song sheets and four songs folios. The folios are from theatrical productions. One song sheet has the Duncan Sisters on the cover. (6 items)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music / 3.2: Uncle Tom's Cabin
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s03-ref80

Blackface Entertainers, 20th century, A - I

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Container:
Box 68, Folder W
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1910-1950
Scope and Contents note:
Most of these entertainers worked in vaudeville or on the radio. The majority of items date from the 1920s to the 1930s. Also included is one 1945 folio of the radio team Mustard and Gravy. (58 items)
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music / 3.1: Minstrel Shows and Blackface Entertainers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s03-ref46

Oral History Interview with Carol Davis

Interviewer:
Meghelli, Samir  Search this
Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (MP3)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Adams Morgan (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
2016 April 21
Scope and Contents:
Interview created as part of the research for the Anacostia Community Museum's "A Right to the City" exhibition.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American music -- 20th century  Search this
Riots  Search this
Neighborhoods -- Washington, D.C. -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Citation:
Interview with Carol Davis, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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A Right to the City Exhibition Records
A Right to the City Exhibition Records / Series I: Oral History Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-119-ref19

Soul Train Music Awards Records

Donor:
Soul Train Holdings, LLC  Search this
Extent:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Programs
Posters
Press releases
Articles
Date:
1987 - 2004
Summary:
The collection consists of printed materials, including programs, press kits, prints, slides and posters from various award presentations given by the syndicated television program Soul Train from 1987 to 2004. These include the Soul Train Music Awards, Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, Soul Train Comedy Awards, and Soul Train Divas and Kings.
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of printed materials, including programs and press kits, and photographic prints, slides and posters from various award presentations given by Soul Train. These include the "Soul Train" Music Awards, "Soul Train" Lady of Soul Awards, "Soul Train" Comedy Awards, "Soul Train" Divas and Kings.

Series 1, Award Programs, 1987-2004, is subdivided into five subseries: Subseries 1, Soul Train Award Programs, 1987-2004; Subseries 2, Lady of Soul Award Programs, 1995-2003; Subseries 3, Christmas StarFest, 1998-1999, 2003; Subseries 4, Comedy Awards Program, 1993.

Subseries 1, Soul Train Award Programs, 1987-2004, consists of printed programs and press kits for the annual awards event, held each year in Los Angeles, California. The press kits contain biographies for the award recipients, press releases, publicity prints and slides of award recipients. The prints and slides were assembled by Tribune Entertainment Company. In 1995, there was a twenty-fifth anniversary Hall of Fame Special. The history of the "Soul Train" story is chronicled in this 1995 anniversary program.

Subseries 2, Lady of Soul Award Programs, 1995-2003, consists of printed programs, prints, slides, and press kits with biographies and press releases honoring great women in the world of entertainment. The Lady of Soul Awards was the first-ever show format specially designed to honor female entertainers.

Subseries 3, Christmas StarFest, 1998-1999, 2003, consists of printed advertisements and press kits for "Soul Train" Christmas Starfest, a television special of major music stars. The press kits contain biographies, publicity prints, and slides of entertainers who participated.

Subseries 4, Comedy Awards Program, 1993, consists of two programs for the first annual "Soul Train" Comedy Awards. The 1993 debut was the only time the show was produced.

Subseries 5, Divas and Kings Program, 2000, consists of print advertisements for a special Soul Train thirtieth anniversary special featuring performances by a variety of entertainers.

Series 2, Posters, 1989, consists of two posters from the 1989 Soul Train Awards honoring Michael Jackson.

Series 3, Ephemera, 1990, 2001, consists of a tribune Entertainment Company publication, That's Entertainment from 1990 and newspaper clippings about Soul Train creator, Don Cornelius, Los Angeles Times, 2001.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into three series.

Series 1, Award Programs, 1987-2004

Subseries 1, Soul Train Award Programs, 1987-2004

Subseries 2, Lady of Soul Award Programs, 1995-2003

Subseries 3, Christmas Starfest, 1998-1999, 2003

Subseries 4, Comedy Award Program, 1993

Subseries 5, Divas and Kings Program, 2000

Series 2, Posters, 1989

Series 3, Ephemera, 1990, 2001
Biographical / Historical:
Soul Train, was the longest-running syndicated television series in American history. Don Cornelius, a former disc jockey, created "Soul Train" in 1970 for the Chicago television station WCIU and served as its writer, producer and host. When it became a local sensation, he moved the show to Los Angeles and began broadcasting nationally in 1971, beginning a thirty-five year run in syndication. Soul Train presented rhythm and blues, soul, and hip hop performers, though sometimes funk, jazz, disco, and gospel artists were featured.

Born on Chicago's South Side on September 27, 1936, Cornelius had an early craving to go into broadcasting. He graduated from DuSable High School in 1954, served in the Marine Corps and then returned to Chicago to marry Delores Harrison. They had two sons, Anthony and Raymond. In 1966, Cornelius gave up a career selling insurance and cars to take a three-month broadcast course. He landed a job as a substitute disc jockey at WVON in Chicago and later as a sports anchor on the television program "A Black's View of the News." He produced the "Soul Train" pilot with four-hundred dollars of his own money, taking the title from a road show he had created for local high schools. Cornelius stepped down as host of the "Soul Train" in 1993, but the show continued to air for another decade with guest hosts presiding. In 2001, Cornelius married Viktoria Chapman, but divorced her in 2009.

In 2008, Cornelius sold the "Soul Train" franchise and the archives to a subsidiary of Vibe Holdings LLC. Over 1,117 episodes were produced. The musical artists who performed on "Soul Train" included many of the greatest African American performers of the last decades--Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles, James Brown, the Jackson Five--and many Motown acts. Over its long history, the show primarily featured performances by rhythm and blues, soul, and hip hop artists, although funk, jazz, disco, and gospel artist also appeared. While most of these artists were African American, in later years the show featured some white performers such as Elton John and David Bowie. Singer Gino Vanelli was the first to integrate the show, in 1975, when Cornelius invited him to board the train to sing his hit, "People Gotta Move."

Cornelius also produced a number of award shows and annual specials, including the Soul Train Music Awards, the Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards, and the Soul Train Christmas Starfest. African American performers were predominantly featured in these shows and they served as a welcome counterpoint in the black musical community to what were perceived of as white-dominated award programs.
Related Materials:
Materials Held at Other Organizations

Library of Congress Copyright Office

Complete documentary sets of each "as broadcast" episode in DigiBeta or 1/2" VHS format and written transcriptions. "Soul Train" deposited this material at the Library of Congress Copyright Office in 2001.
Provenance:
The collection was donated by Soul Train Holdings, LLC, through Kenard Gibbs, CEO on August 12, 2011.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
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:
Soul musicians  Search this
Soul music  Search this
African American music -- 20th century  Search this
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
Award presentations  Search this
Genre/Form:
Programs
Posters
Press releases
Articles
Citation:
Soul Train Music Awards Records, 1987-2004, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1223
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Soul Train Music Awards Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1223

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