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Lillian Evanti

Names:
Evanti, Lillian, Mme. (Lillian Evans Tibbs), 1890-1967  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Apeda Studio (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Camuzzi, M.  Search this
Harris & Ewing  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sommariva, Emilio, Photographer, 1883-1956  Search this
Harris, Fred (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (8 x 5 inches)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 35
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
France -- Paris
Date:
circa 1927
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at 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:
Portraits -- African American women  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
African American composers  Search this
African American entertainers -- 20th century  Search this
Jewelry  Search this
Collection Citation:
Evans-Tibbs collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-016, Item PH2003.7063.035
See more items in:
Evans-Tibbs Collection
Evans-Tibbs Collection / Series 5: Photographs / Publicity and Special Events
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-016-ref46

Lillian Evanti

Names:
Evanti, Lillian, Mme. (Lillian Evans Tibbs), 1890-1967  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Apeda Studio (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Camuzzi, M.  Search this
Harris & Ewing  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sommariva, Emilio, Photographer, 1883-1956  Search this
Harris, Fred (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (9 x 6 1/2 inches)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 42
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Publicity photographs
Date:
circa 1925
Scope and Contents:
Lilliand Evanti holidng container wearing cosutme for operatic role of Lakme.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at 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:
Portraits -- African American women  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
African American composers  Search this
African American entertainers -- 20th century  Search this
Costumes  Search this
Genre/Form:
Publicity photographs
Collection Citation:
Evans-Tibbs collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-016, Item PH2003.7063.042
See more items in:
Evans-Tibbs Collection
Evans-Tibbs Collection / Series 5: Photographs / Publicity and Special Events
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-016-ref53

Lillian Evanti

Names:
Evanti, Lillian, Mme. (Lillian Evans Tibbs), 1890-1967  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Apeda Studio (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Camuzzi, M.  Search this
Harris & Ewing  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sommariva, Emilio, Photographer, 1883-1956  Search this
Harris, Fred (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (6 5/8 x 9 inches)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 43
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at 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:
Portraits -- African American women  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
African American composers  Search this
African American entertainers -- 20th century  Search this
Collection Citation:
Evans-Tibbs collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-016, Item PH2003.7063.043
See more items in:
Evans-Tibbs Collection
Evans-Tibbs Collection / Series 5: Photographs / Publicity and Special Events
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-016-ref54

Elizabeth Moore Tibbs with Lillian Evanti and grandchildren, Thurlow Evans Tibbs, Jr., and Diane Elizabeth Tibbs

Creator:
Harris, Fred (photographer)  Search this
Names:
Evanti, Lillian, Mme. (Lillian Evans Tibbs), 1890-1967  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Apeda Studio (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Camuzzi, M.  Search this
Harris & Ewing  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sommariva, Emilio, Photographer, 1883-1956  Search this
Harris, Fred (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (7 x 5 inches)
Container:
Box 26, Folder 14
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
circa 1956
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at 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:
Portraits, Family  Search this
African American families  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
African American composers  Search this
Collection Citation:
Evans-Tibbs collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-016, Item PH2003_7063_607-a
See more items in:
Evans-Tibbs Collection
Evans-Tibbs Collection / Series 5: Photographs / Family / Tibbs Family
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-016-ref625

Lillian Evanti

Creator:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Evanti, Lillian, Mme. (Lillian Evans Tibbs), 1890-1967  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Apeda Studio (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Camuzzi, M.  Search this
Harris & Ewing  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sommariva, Emilio, Photographer, 1883-1956  Search this
Harris, Fred (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 photographic_print_mounted_on_cardboard (3 1/2 x 8 1/4 inches)
Container:
Box 26, Folder 42
Culture:
African American Culture  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic_print_mounted_on_cardboard
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
circa 1930s
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at 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:
Portraits -- African American women  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
African American composers  Search this
Collection Citation:
Evans-Tibbs collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-016, Item PH2003_7063_635
See more items in:
Evans-Tibbs Collection
Evans-Tibbs Collection / Series 5: Photographs / Publicity and Special Events
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-016-ref653

Lillian Evanti and John Hoskins perform at the Hall of the Americas Pan American Union

Creator:
McNeil, Robert H., 1917-2005 (photographer)  Search this
Names:
Evanti, Lillian, Mme. (Lillian Evans Tibbs), 1890-1967  Search this
Collection Photographer:
Apeda Studio (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Camuzzi, M.  Search this
Harris & Ewing  Search this
Collection Creator:
Sommariva, Emilio, Photographer, 1883-1956  Search this
Harris, Fred (photographer)  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (8 x 10 inches)
Container:
Box 26, Folder 54
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographic prints
Publicity photographs
Date:
1946 February 10
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at 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 women singers  Search this
African American composers  Search this
Performers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Publicity photographs
Collection Citation:
Evans-Tibbs collection, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of the Estate of Thurlow E. Tibbs, Jr.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-016, Item PH2003_7063_648-a
See more items in:
Evans-Tibbs Collection
Evans-Tibbs Collection / Series 5: Photographs / Publicity and Special Events
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-016-ref665

Catherine Burt vertical file on black women

Creator:
Burt, Catherine  Search this
Names:
Alexander, Sadie Tanner Mossell, 1898-1989  Search this
Bethune, Mary McLeod, 1875-1955  Search this
Brooks, Gwendolyn, 1917-2000  Search this
Cobb, Jewel Plummer, 1924-  Search this
Coppin, Fanny Jackson  Search this
Davis, Angela Y. (Angela Yvonne), 1944-  Search this
Dunham, Katherine  Search this
Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins, 1825-1911  Search this
Lee, Jarena, b. 1783  Search this
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005  Search this
Parsons, Lucy E. (Lucy Eldine), 1853-1942  Search this
Powers, Harriet, 1837-1911  Search this
Rudolph, Wilma, 1940-  Search this
Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937  Search this
Truth, Sojourner, d. 1883  Search this
Tubman, Harriet, 1820?-1913  Search this
Walker, Alice, 1944-  Search this
Walker, Maggie  Search this
Wells-Barnett, Ida B., 1862-1931  Search this
Wright, Jane Cooke., Dr., 1919-  Search this
Extent:
1.42 Linear feet ((2 boxes))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Articles
Photocopies
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Brochures
Clippings
Date:
circa 1980s
Summary:
The collection, which dates from the 1980s and measures 1.42 linear feet, was compiled in the course of preparations for the "Black Women: Achievements Against the Odds" exhibit, which was staged at the Anacostia Museum from February 1976 to December 1976. This collection documents the lives and achievements of African American women in a variety of fields, including law, medicine, education, politics, science and the arts. The collection is comprised of documents, magazine and newspaper clippings, correspondence, photocopies, brochures and pamphlets.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American women educators  Search this
African American women jazz singers  Search this
African American women executives  Search this
African American women journalists  Search this
African American clergy  Search this
African American abolitionists  Search this
African American women artists  Search this
African American women athletes  Search this
African American women authors  Search this
African American women civil rights workers  Search this
African American women scientists  Search this
African American women political activists  Search this
African American women poets  Search this
African American women physicians  Search this
African American women librarians  Search this
African American women legislators  Search this
African American women lawyers  Search this
African American women judges  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
African American women social reformers  Search this
Women clergy  Search this
African American soldiers  Search this
African American women  Search this
African American women entertainers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Articles
Photocopies
Correspondence
Pamphlets
Brochures
Clippings
Citation:
Catherine Burt vertical file on Black women, circa 1980s, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Catherine Burt.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-065
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-065

Bobby Bennett Spoke with The Jewels and Beverly Lindsay

Creator:
Anacostia Museum and Center for African American History and Culture  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Kendall Productions  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (audio cassette)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2000
Scope and Contents:
Radio DJ Bobby Bennett interviewed two members of 'The Jewels' - Sandra Bears and Grace Ruffin, who were students at Roosevelt High School in Washington, D.C. Bears and Ruffin spoke of their inspirations; their song 'Opportunity;' still performing after 40 years; their upcoming performance at the Smithsonian; and performing with James Brown. They also addressed questions and comments from people who called into the radio program. Program included music by 'The Jewels' performed in the 1960s. Beverly Lindsay joined the conversation and spoke of the upcoming Smithsonian exhibition 'Reflections in Black: A History of Black Photographers, 1840 to the present' and the exhibition's opening reception where the 'The Jewels' would be performing. Music by other artists also on the recording.
Radio program - music and interview. Part of the Teenarama Collection. Dated 20000201.
Biographical / Historical:
The documentary 'Dance Party: The Teenarama Story' examined the popularity of 1950s and 1960s teen dance television shows, including 'The Teenarama Dance Party,' 'American Bandstand,' 'The Buddy Dean Show,' and 'The Milt Grant Show.' 'The Teenarama Dance Party' was an all-black teen dance show produced and broadcasted in Washington, D.C. The show aired from March 7, 1963 to November 20, 1970 on WOOK-TV Channel 14, which was the nation's first Black TV station. The show was produced live six days a week; and hosted first by Bob King and later by a rotation of hosts. In addition to being a dance show, 'The Teenarama Dance Party' was a training ground for teens. Production staff mentored the teenagers in the art of broadcast production. The teens trained as camera operators, floor directors, and technical engineers; and served as production assistants.
Local Numbers:
ACMA AV005291_B
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. 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 Americans  Search this
Singers  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
Doo-wop (Music)  Search this
Radio programs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Citation:
Bobby Bennett Spoke with The Jewels and Beverly Lindsay, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-055, Item ACMA AV005291_A
See more items in:
Kendall Productions Records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-06-055-ref724

First lady of song : Ella Fitzgerald for the record / Geoffrey Mark Fidelman

Author:
Fidelman, Geoffrey Mark  Search this
Subject:
Fitzgerald, Ella  Search this
Physical description:
xx, 379 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1996
1996, ©1994
Topic:
Jazz musicians  Search this
Singers  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
Women jazz musicians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1102841

Conveying history through song / Michael Kernan

Author:
Kernan, Michael 1927-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942-  Search this
Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group)  Search this
Type:
Books
Date:
1999
Topic:
African American women singers  Search this
Call number:
AP2 .S666
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_666974

Teaching with the power of percussion

Author:
Sommers, Pamela  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Women of the Calabash (Musical group)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1986
Topic:
African American women singers  Search this
Call number:
mfm 000053
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_692956

The myth of Billie Holiday

Author:
Banks, Russell 1940-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Holiday, Billie 1915-1959  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1992
Topic:
African American women singers  Search this
Call number:
DT433.2 .T772
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_547236

Relationships between black males and females in rhythm and blues music of the 1960's and 1970's

Author:
Stewart, James B (James Benjamin) 1947-  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Type:
Music
Date:
1985
Topic:
Rhythm and blues music  Search this
African Americans  Search this
African American male singers  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
Call number:
ML3556 .M68 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_548721

Marian Anderson : a singer's journey / Allan Keiler

Author:
Keiler, Allan  Search this
Subject:
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993  Search this
Physical description:
447 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2000
Topic:
Contraltos  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
Call number:
CT275.A533 K45 2000
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_593335

Sweet Honey in the Rock : music with a message / by Eleanor Barnwell

Author:
Barnwell, Eleanor  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942-  Search this
Subject:
Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group)  Search this
Physical description:
p. 8-10 : col. ill. ; 28 cm
Type:
Music
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1991
Topic:
African American women singers  Search this
African Americans  Search this
Spirituals (Songs)  Search this
Call number:
ML3556 .B26 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_486006

Sweet Honey in the Rock / Barbara Evans

Author:
Evans, Barbara  Search this
Smithsonian Libraries African Art Index Project DSI  Search this
Subject:
Reagon, Bernice Johnson 1942-  Search this
Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group)  Search this
Type:
Articles
Date:
1989
Topic:
African American women singers  Search this
Call number:
AP2 .T674
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1018512

Billie Holiday : the musician and the myth / John Szwed

Author:
Szwed, John F. 1936-  Search this
Subject:
Holiday, Billie 1915-1959  Search this
Physical description:
230 pages ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Biographies
Place:
United States
Date:
2015
Topic:
Singers  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1059253

The Hornes : an American family / Gail Lumet Buckley

Author:
Buckley, Gail Lumet 1937-  Search this
Subject:
Horn family  Search this
Horne, Lena  Search this
Horne, Lena Family  Search this
Physical description:
262 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 23 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
New York (State)
New York
United States
Brooklyn (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1987
1987, ©1986
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
African American entertainers  Search this
Women singers  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
Singers  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1067287

Diana Ross : the American dream girl : a lifetime to get here / by Tom Adrahtas

Title:
Diana Ross : a lifetime to get here
Author:
Adrahtas, Tom 1955-  Search this
Subject:
Ross, Diana 1944-  Search this
Physical description:
xiii, 380 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2006
©2006
Topic:
African American women singers  Search this
African American singers  Search this
African American motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Women singers  Search this
Singers  Search this
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1071276

Stormy weather : the life of Lena Horne / James Gavin

Author:
Gavin, James 1964-  Search this
Subject:
Horne, Lena  Search this
Physical description:
598 p., [16] p. of plates : ill ; 25 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2009
Topic:
Singers  Search this
African American women singers  Search this
Call number:
CT275.H8192 G38 2009
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_928079

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