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Baez, Joan

Collection Creator:
Carlen Galleries  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1980
Collection Restrictions:
Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Carlen Galleries, Inc., records, 1775-1997, bulk 1940-1986. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Carlen Galleries, Inc., records
Carlen Galleries, Inc., records / Series 3: Gift (2002) / 3.1: Letters
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-carlgall-ref117

Joan Baez

Artist:
Yousuf Karsh, 23 Dec 1908 - 13 Jul 2002  Search this
Sitter:
Joan Baez, born 9 Jan 1941  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 36.4 × 28.2 cm (14 5/16 × 11 1/8")
Sheet: 50.2 × 40.5 cm (19 3/4 × 15 15/16")
Mount: 55.9 × 45.8 cm (22 × 18 1/16")
Mat (Karsh exhibit): 71.1 × 55.9 cm (28 × 22")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\California\Santa Clara\Palo Alto
Date:
1970
Topic:
Nature & Environment\Plant\Flower  Search this
Costume\Outerwear\Cape  Search this
Joan Baez: Female  Search this
Joan Baez: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
Joan Baez: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist  Search this
Joan Baez: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Folk  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Estrellita Karsh in memory of Yousuf Karsh
Object number:
NPG.2012.77.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Estate of Yousuf Karsh
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm40ce31aef-f151-420e-ba41-dbb0c27cdbd4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2012.77.8

Joan Baez

Artist:
Russell Hoban, 4 Feb 1925 - 13 Dec 2011  Search this
Sitter:
Joan Baez, born 9 Jan 1941  Search this
Medium:
Casein on board
Dimensions:
Sight: 73.7 x 52.1cm (29 x 20 1/2")
Frame: 86.4 x 64.8cm (34 x 25 1/2")
Type:
Painting
Date:
1962
Topic:
Home Furnishings\Furniture\Seating\Chair\Armchair  Search this
Interior\Domestic  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar  Search this
Joan Baez: Female  Search this
Joan Baez: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
Joan Baez: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist  Search this
Joan Baez: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Folk  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Time magazine
Object number:
NPG.78.TC215
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Exhibition:
Bravo!
On View:
NPG, South Gallery 322 Mezzanine
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm46a778a46-d4a2-4132-9346-b1fcde971353
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.78.TC215

Joan Baez

Artist:
Ivan Massar, born 1924  Search this
Sitter:
Joan Baez, born 9 Jan 1941  Search this
Medium:
Gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image/Sheet: 24.2 x 16.5cm (9 1/2 x 6 1/2")
Mat: 55.9 x 40.6cm (22 x 16")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\District of Columbia\Washington
Date:
1963
Topic:
Music\Musical instrument\Guitar  Search this
Costume\Jewelry\Pendant  Search this
Joan Baez: Female  Search this
Joan Baez: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Songwriter  Search this
Joan Baez: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Guitarist  Search this
Joan Baez: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician\Singer\Folk  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.94.245
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Massar Studios LLC
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm42738deec-4748-4570-972f-a6d540f1ceba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.94.245

Cantique de Noel; Little Drummer Boy, The

Recording artist:
Baez, Joan  Search this
Manufacturer:
Vanguard  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Credit Line:
Gift of Morris H. Blum
ID Number:
2000.0165.2552
Label number:
VRS-35046
Catalog number:
2000.0165.2552
Accession number:
2000.0165
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-7d3e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1206460

Cantique de Noel; Little Drummer Boy, The

Recording artist:
Baez, Joan  Search this
Manufacturer:
Vanguard  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Credit Line:
Gift of Morris H. Blum
ID Number:
2000.0165.2553
Label number:
VRS-35046
Catalog number:
2000.0165.2553
Accession number:
2000.0165
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-aa73-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1206461

Night They Drove Old Dixie Down, The; When Time Is Stolen

Recording artist:
Baez, Joan  Search this
Manufacturer:
Vanguard  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1971
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert B. Campbell in memory of Dorothy and William Campbell
ID Number:
1996.3034.00301
Label number:
VRS-35138
Catalog number:
1996.3034.00301
Nonaccession number:
1996.3034
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-d8ac-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1019239

Daddy You Been On My Mind; There But For Fortune

Recording artist:
Baez, Joan  Search this
Manufacturer:
Vanguard  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
ID Number:
1996.0153.12181
Accession number:
1996.0153
Catalog number:
1996.0153.12181
Label number:
VRS-35031
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-daca-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1236763

Farewell Angelina; Queen of Hearts

Recording artist:
Baez, Joan  Search this
Composer:
Dylan, Bob  Search this
Baez, Joan  Search this
Manufacturer:
Amadeo  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
ID Number:
1996.0153.12182
Accession number:
1996.0153
Catalog number:
1996.0153.12182
Label number:
AVRS 21340
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-dacb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1236764

We Shall Overcome; What Have They Done to the Rain

Recording artist:
Baez, Joan  Search this
Manufacturer:
Vanguard  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
paper; ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
ID Number:
1996.0153.12183
Accession number:
1996.0153
Catalog number:
1996.0153.12183
Label number:
VRS-35023
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-dacc-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1236765

Best of Joan Baez, The

Recording artist:
Baez, Joan  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
ID Number:
1996.0153.00141
Accession number:
1996.0153
Label number:
12001
Catalog number:
1996.0153.00141
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-b390-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1220694

Girls Say Yes to Boys Who Say No

Depicted (sitter):
Baez, Joan  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 42 in x 29 in; 106.68 cm x 73.66 cm
Object Name:
Poster
Subject:
Vietnam War  Search this
Draft Resistance  Search this
Related event:
Vietnam War  Search this
Credit Line:
William J. Mears
ID Number:
1988.0081.04
Accession number:
1988.0081
Catalog number:
1988.0081.04
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Political and Military History: Political History, Reform Movements Collection
Princeton Posters
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-cc49-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_539547

James Forman and Joan Baez Talking with Police

Photograph by:
James H. Karales, American, 1930 - 2002  Search this
Created by:
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American  Search this
Subject of:
James Forman, American, 1928 - 2005  Search this
Joan Baez, American, born 1941  Search this
Montgomery Police Department, American, founded 1820  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 4004pixels × 5864pixels
Type:
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured:
Montgomery, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1965
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Communication  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Resistance  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Monica Karales and the Estate of James Karales
Object number:
2015.129.88
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of James Karales
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Selma to Montgomery Marches
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a1edbda2-2856-47a3-8b7f-e5686043224d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.129.88

Peter, Paul, and Mary Singing with Harry Belafonte, Oscar Brand, and Joan Baez

Photograph by:
James H. Karales, American, 1930 - 2002  Search this
Created by:
Rick Rhodes Photography & Imaging, LLC, American  Search this
Subject of:
Harry Belafonte Jr., American, born 1927  Search this
Joan Baez, American, born 1941  Search this
Mary Travers, American, 1936 - 2009  Search this
Oscar Brand, American, 1920 - 2016  Search this
Leon Bibb, American, born 1922  Search this
Medium:
digital
Dimensions:
H x W: 3888pixels × 5838pixels
Type:
portraits
digital images
digital media - born analog
Place captured:
Montgomery, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1965
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Actors  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Folk (Music)  Search this
Freedom  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Photography  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Singers (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 of Monica Karales and the Estate of James Karales
Object number:
2015.129.92
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of James Karales
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Selma to Montgomery Marches
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cbeccbee-6f82-4c7f-9d93-59e41dfd6414
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.129.92

Joan Baez, Selma to Montgomery March, 1965

Created by:
Charles Moore, American, 1931 - 2010  Search this
Subject of:
Harry Belafonte Jr., American, born 1927  Search this
Joan Baez, American, born 1941  Search this
Leon Bibb, American, born 1922  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1965; printed ca. 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Family of Charles Moore.
Object number:
2011.67.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Charles Moore
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Selma to Montgomery Marches
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57e51d9c0-4220-4c12-9205-98e704c1479a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.67.2

James Baldwin and Joan Baez in Selma

Created by:
James H. Karales, American, 1930 - 2002  Search this
Subject of:
James Baldwin, American, 1924 - 1987  Search this
Joan Baez, American, born 1941  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 4 11/16 x 6 7/8 in. (11.9 x 17.5 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 4 15/16 x 7 1/16 in. (12.5 x 17.9 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Place depicted:
Selma, Dallas County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1965
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Photography  Search this
U.S. History, 1961-1969  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2012.107.9
Restrictions & Rights:
© Estate of James Karales
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c56e9390-74dc-4e59-a78f-13c2cb2ec9b8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.107.9

Baez, Joan

Collection Creator:
Hays, Lee, 1914-1981  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at (202) 633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.

This collection has been digitized and a majority of its content has been made available online for research and educational purposes. Online access to select materials is not available due to privacy or rights concerns.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.

Restrictions may apply concerning the use, duplication, or publication of items in these collections. Consult the archivists for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Lee Hays papers, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.HAYS, File Hays_01_01_008
See more items in:
Lee Hays papers
Lee Hays papers / Series 1: Correspondence / 1.1: Personal
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-hays-ref70

Moses Moon Civil Rights Movement Audio Collection

Creator:
McNamara, Norris  Search this
Moon, Moses  Search this
Names:
Freedom Singers  Search this
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990  Search this
Anderson, Marian, 1897-1993  Search this
Baez, Joan  Search this
Baker, Ella, 1903-1986  Search this
Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975  Search this
Baldwin, James, 1924-1987  Search this
Barry, Marion, 1936-  Search this
Bikel, Theodore  Search this
Carawan, Guy  Search this
Conyers, John, 1929-  Search this
Donaldson, Ivanhoe  Search this
Dylan, Bob, 1941-  Search this
Ferebee, Dorothy Boulding , 1898?-1980  Search this
Forman, James, 1928-2005  Search this
Gregory, Dick  Search this
Guyot, Lawrence, 1939-  Search this
Hamer, Fannie Lou  Search this
Height , Dorothy I. (Dorothy Irene), 1912-2010  Search this
Horne, Lena  Search this
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968  Search this
Lewis, John  Search this
Moses, Robert  Search this
Moses, Robert Parris  Search this
Odetta, 1930-2008  Search this
Parks, Rosa, 1913-2005  Search this
Reagon, Bernice Johnson, 1942-  Search this
Reagon, Cordell  Search this
Robinson , Amelia Boynton, 1911-2015  Search this
Robinson, Jackie  Search this
Rustin, Bayard, 1912-1987  Search this
Seeger, Pete, 1919-2014  Search this
Sherrod, Charles, 1937-  Search this
Shuttlesworth, Fred L., 1922-2011  Search this
Extent:
4 Cubic feet (18 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Audiotapes
Sound recordings
Date:
1963-1964
Summary:
Recorded by Moses Moon (known at the time as Alan Ribback) and assisted by Norris McNamara during 1963 and 1964, the collection includes audio recordings of interviews with civil rights leaders and participants as well as free-style recordings of mass meetings, voter registration events, and other gatherings organized by Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). This collection provides a mostly unfiltered documentation of significant moments in the civil rights movement.
Scope and Contents:
This collection consists of 115 reel to reel audio recordings containing interviews, mass meetings, demonstrations, and conversations concerning the civil rights movement, and in particular the voter registration drives organized by SNCC in Alabama and Mississippi in 1963 and 1964. Mass meetings were recorded in Greenwood, Mississippi; Americus, Georgia; Selma, Alabama; Jackson, Mississippi; Danville, Virginia; Washington, D.C.; Hattiesburg, Mississippi; and Indianola, Mississippi. Major demonstrations recorded include the March on Washington in August of 1963, Freedom Day in Selma, Alabama in October of 1963, and Freedom Day in Hattiesburg, Mississippi in January of 1964. Interviews with SNCC workers include Julian Bond, John Lewis, James Forman, Bruce Gordon, Prathia Hall, Ivanhoe Donaldson, Bob Moses, Avery Williams, Willie Peacock, Bruce Boynton and his mother, as well as dozens of others involved in the movement, who are named in the collection inventory. Many of those interviewed were actively involved in strategizing and carrying out SNCC demonstrations and political actions, and many were victims of death threats, beatings, unlawful arrest, police brutality, and torture and abuse in prison. These interviews contain detailed eyewitness accounts and personal testimony regarding these experiences, as well as personal history and thoughts about the movement, the South, and the future.

It is clear from what we know of the dates and locations of these recordings, as well as from documentation of these events in other sources, that many of these recordings are unique documents of important events in American history, which may also contain the commentary of important political and cultural figures who were involved in the movement. For example, an article by Howard Zinn recounts how an unidentified man recorded James Baldwin on October 7, 1963, Freedom Day in Selma, on the steps of the courthouse. Baldwin was furious at the lack of support from nearby federal agents as state troopers advanced on peaceful demonstrators. One of the tapes dated October 7, 1963, originally labeled "courthouse interviews," appears to be this recoding, although Baldwin is not named. The same article (available in The Howard Zinn Reader) recounts the mass meetings which led up to that demonstration, at which actor Dick Gregory gave a rousing sermon as his wife sat in jail for demonstrating in Selma. The Moses Moon Collection may be the only existing audio recording of that sermon as well as many other sermons and speeches.

Moses Moon changed his name after these recordings were made. He is referred to in the finding aid as Alan Ribback because that name is used on the recordings.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged in two series.Series 1 is in chronological order to the degree recording dates can be determined, and is based on the locations and dates provided by Moon in his description or gleaned from the recordings themselves and other secondary sources. Series 1 contains 17 groups of recordings.

Moon's original numbers are recorded in the column next to the descriptions. Following the first four Greenwood tapes, which are numbered sequentially, Moon's numbering system took the first two letters of the town in which the recordings were made, a one (1), a decimal, and then a tape number. Numbers preceding the town code refer to the recording day. "N" numbers were later assigned by Moon to the 7" reels only, after the original recordings were made, possibly during editing or when the tapes were made available to the Program in African American Culture.

Series 1, Original Tapes

1. Greenwood, Mississippi; Spring 1963; 4 7" reels

2. Chicago, Illinois; August 9, 12, 1963; 2 5" reels

3. Americus, Georgia; August 17, 1963; 5 5" reels, 1 7" reel

4. Atlanta, Georgia; August 21, 1963; 1 5" reel

5. Washington, D.C.; August 26-28, 1963; 6 5", 8 7" reels

6. Atlanta, Georgia; September 8, 1963; 4 5" reels

7. Selma, Alabama; September 29-October 7, 1963; 11 5" reels, 16 7" reels

8. Gadsden, Alabama; October 23, 1963; 2 5" reels

9. Jackson, Mississippi; Fall/Winter 1963; 11 7" reels

10. Greenwood, Mississippi; c. November 3, 1963; 3 5" reels, 4 7" reels

11. Danville, Virginia; 1963; 6 7" reels

12. Washington, D.C.; soon after November 22, 1963; 6 7" reels

13. Washington, D.C.; late 1963, or possibly during MOW; 10 7" reels

14. Hattiesburg, Mississippi; January 1964; 9 7" reels

15. Indianola, Mississippi; Summer 1964; 2 7" reels

16. Monroe County, Mississippi; August 1, 1964; 4 5" reels

17. Milton, Mississippi; August 16, 1964; 3 5" reels

Series 2, Preservation Masters consists of data DVDs for a portion of the collection.
Biographical / Historical:
Moses Moon was born Alan Ribback in 1928. During the 1950s until 1962, Ribback was the proprietor of the Gate of Horn, Chicago's premier folk music club, which featured performers including Bob Gibson, Odetta, Judy Collins, Joan Baez, Jo Mapes, Peter, Paul and Mary, Lenny Bruce, and Shelley Berman. On December 5, 1962, Lenny Bruce was arrested during a performance at the Gate of Horn along with Ribback, George Carlin, and others. As a result of the arrest and Bruce's subsequent conviction for obscenity, the club was closed by the City of Chicago, and Ribback left Chicago with Norris McNamara, an audio technician, to record folk concerts taking place in the South as part of the growing civil rights movement. From the spring of 1963 until the summer of 1964, Ribback and McNamara recorded demonstrations and mass meetings and interviewed civil rights activists, primarily those involved in the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC). Later, Ribback moved to New York and edited his recordings into an album called Movement Soul. Ribback married Delia Moon in 1971, took her last name and changed his first name to Moses. In 1979, Bernice Reagon Johnson, working with the Program on African American Culture at the Smithsonian, contacted Moon and borrowed the recordings of mass meetings for a 1980 program on the voices of the civil rights movement. In the late 1980s, Moon was stricken with a severe case of Guillain-Barre syndrome, which left him paralyzed. Moon donated the entire collection of original recordings shortly before his death in 1993.
Related Materials:
Materials at Other Organizations

The papers of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee are held by the King Library and Archives in Atlanta, Georgia; archives@thekingcenter.org.
Provenance:
Donated by Moses and Delia Moon in 1995.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research. Reference copies must be used. Tapes noted in the container list have digital reference copies in the Smithsonian Institution Digital Asset Management System (DAMS).
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but copyright status unknown. Contact Archives Center staff for additional information. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
African American civil rights workers.  Search this
African American preaching.  Search this
Mississippi Freedom Project  Search this
Civil rights movements  Search this
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Voter registration  Search this
African Americans -- Civil rights  Search this
African American student movements.  Search this
Folk music  Search this
March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, Washington, D.C., 1963  Search this
Gospel music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Audiotapes -- Open reel
Sound recordings
Audiotapes
Citation:
Moses Moon Civil Rights Movement Audio Collection, 1963-1964, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0556
See more items in:
Moses Moon Civil Rights Movement Audio Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0556

Stephen Somerstein Selma to Montgomery March Photographs

Photographer:
Somerstein, Stephen  Search this
Names:
Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (U.S.)  Search this
Abernathy, Ralph, 1926-1990  Search this
Baez, Joan  Search this
King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968  Search this
Lewis, John  Search this
Extent:
12 Photographic prints
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Date:
1965
Scope and Contents:
The collection documents the march of many Americans from Selma to Montgomery Alabama in 1965 during the Civil Rights March. It focuses mainly on photographs and an original book cover from Stephen Somerstein. There are twelve black and white images, 11" x 14", documenting the 1965 Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March. Some of the photographs include Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Other images include John Lewis of the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee, minister and civil rights leader Ralph D. Abernathy, and singer Joan Baez.

This collection is arranged into two folders.

Folder 1: Photographs, 1965 A collection of 12 black and white images showcasing what life was like for the marchers headed to Montgomery to Selma.

Folder 2: Book Cover, 1965

An original book cover which served as the enclosure for the images.
Arrangement:
1 series.
Biographical / Historical:
Stephen Somerstein was born in 1941 in New York City, Somerstein is best known for his photographic work capturing the march from Selma to Montgomery. He began his passion for photography while studying at the City University of New York while pursuing a degree in physics. In college Stephen ultimately became the managing editor for the university newspaper entitled "Main Events". In 1965, with the rise in public consciousness in the importance of the civil rights movement and Dr. King's pursuit of equal opportunity and voting rights, Stephen decided to journey to Alabama to cover the Selma to Montgomery civil rights march for his collegiat newspapper. Stephen was 24 years old when he shot the iconic images of the march on Selma.

It was an historic occasion that greatly tested his ability to shape beautiful and meaningful images, while on a short film quota, with rapidly evolving photo-opportunities. The 1965 Selma to Montgomery Civil Rights March (actually three separate marches) was the culmination of a multi-year protest against alleged discriminatory voting registration practices in Dallas County, Alabama. Images in the news media of violence that took place in response to the march shocked Americans and influenced civil rights legislation and enforcement. His body of work spans a continuous thread from the 1960's to the present, covering cultural, social and political subjects.
Provenance:
Stephen Somerstein
Restrictions:
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.
Citation:
Stephen Somerstein Selma to Montgomery March Photographs, 1965, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1300
See more items in:
Stephen Somerstein Selma to Montgomery March Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1300
Online Media:

Folk Song America: a 20th Century Revival [sound recording]

Producer:
Cohen, Norm 1936-  Search this
Performer:
Ball, Bentley  Search this
Robeson, Paul 1898-1976  Search this
Sandburg, Carl 1878-1967  Search this
McClintock, Harry K. (Harry Kirby) 1882-1957  Search this
Anderson, Marian 1897-1993  Search this
Kazee, Buell 1900-1976  Search this
Niles, John Jacob 1892-1980  Search this
Marais, Josef 1905-1978  Search this
Elliott, Jack 1931-  Search this
Seeger, Pete 1919-2014  Search this
Leadbelly 1885-1949  Search this
Lomax, John A (John Avery) 1867-1948  Search this
Guthrie, Woody 1912-1967  Search this
Dyer-Bennet, Richard  Search this
White, Josh  Search this
Ives, Burl 1909-1995  Search this
Travis, Merle  Search this
Stafford, Jo  Search this
Glazer, Joe  Search this
Hinton, Sam 1917-2009  Search this
Arkin, Alan  Search this
Schlamme, Martha  Search this
Brand, Oscar  Search this
Belafonte, Harry 1927-  Search this
Broonzy, Big Bill 1893-1958  Search this
McCurdy, Ed 1919-2000  Search this
Gooding, Cynthia  Search this
Bikel, Theodore  Search this
Odetta 1930-2008  Search this
Ritchie, Jean  Search this
West, Harry 1926-2014  Search this
West, Jeanie 1933-  Search this
Dane, Barbara  Search this
Faier, Billy  Search this
Wood, Hally  Search this
McGhee, Brownie 1915-1996  Search this
Terry, Sonny  Search this
Cotten, Elizabeth  Search this
Gibson, Bob, vocalist  Search this
Baez, Joan  Search this
Rinzler, Ralph  Search this
Houston, Cisco  Search this
MacColl, Ewan  Search this
Lloyd, A. L (Albert Lancaster) 1908-1982  Search this
Van Ronk, Dave  Search this
Elliott, Jack 1931-  Search this
Makem, Tommy  Search this
Seeger, Peggy 1935-  Search this
Hurt, Mississippi John 1894-1966  Search this
Dylan, Bob 1941-  Search this
Koerner, John  Search this
West, Hedy  Search this
Rush, Tom  Search this
Paxton, Tom 1937-  Search this
Watson, Doc  Search this
White, Clarence 1944-1973  Search this
White, Roland  Search this
Tyson, Ian 1933 September 25-  Search this
Tyson, Sylvia 1940-  Search this
Sky, Patrick  Search this
Fariña, Mimi  Search this
Fariña, Richard  Search this
Sainte-Marie, Buffy  Search this
Ochs, Phil  Search this
Sorrels, Rosalie  Search this
Jabbour, Alan  Search this
Carter, Maybelle 1909-1978  Search this
Carter, Sara 1898-1979  Search this
Collins, Judy 1939-  Search this
Muldaur, Maria  Search this
Goodman, Steve 1948-1984  Search this
Ringer, Jim  Search this
Weissberg, Eric 1939-2020  Search this
Peter, Paul, and Mary (Musical group)  Search this
Ostroushko, Peter  Search this
De Dannan (Musical group)  Search this
Jubilee Singers  Search this
American Chamber Music Group  Search this
Golden Gate Quartet  Search this
Weavers (Musical group)  Search this
Tarriers (Musical group)  Search this
Kossoy Sisters  Search this
Gateway Singers  Search this
Kingston Trio  Search this
Bud and Travis  Search this
Greenbriar Boys  Search this
New Lost City Ramblers  Search this
Limeliters (Musical group)  Search this
Tokens (Musical group)  Search this
Flatt and Scruggs (Musical group)  Search this
Clancy Brothers  Search this
Freedom Singers  Search this
Rooftop Singers  Search this
Kentucky Colonels  Search this
Byrds (Musical group)  Search this
Jim Kweskin Jug Band  Search this
Simon and Garfunkel  Search this
Canned Heat (Musical group)  Search this
Hollow Rock String Band  Search this
Fish (Musical group)  Search this
Nitty Gritty Dirt Band  Search this
Taj Mahal (Musician)  Search this
Highwoods String Band  Search this
Sweet Honey in the Rock (Musical group)  Search this
Magpie (Musical group)  Search this
Rude Girls (Musical group)  Search this
Creator:
Davis, Gary 1896-1972  Search this
Physical description:
4 sound discs : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Culture:
Americans  Search this
South Africans  Search this
British  Search this
Canadians  Search this
Indians of North America  Search this
Irish  Search this
African American  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Jews  Search this
Scottish Americans  Search this
Irish Americans  Search this
Cree Indians  Search this
Type:
Musical sound recordings
Place:
United States
Alabama
Kentucky
South Africa
New York
Louisiana
Texas
Oklahoma
Maryland
Illinois
Chicago (Ill.)
Pennsylvania
California
Mississippi
North Carolina
Washington (D.C.)
England
Great Britian
Tennessee
Ireland
Minnesota
Massachusetts
Canada
Alberta
Idaho
Virginia
Hawaii
Takoma Park (Md.)
Vermont
Date:
1991
Topic:
Gospel music  Search this
Folk songs  Search this
Outlaw songs  Search this
Appalachian Region, Southern--Songs and music  Search this
Folksong revival  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Cowboys  Search this
Topical songs  Search this
Calypso (Music)  Search this
Bawdy songs  Search this
Jewish  Search this
Bluegrass music  Search this
String band  Search this
British Isles--Songs and music  Search this
Sea songs  Search this
Ireland--Songs and music  Search this
Rock music  Search this
Jug band music  Search this
Reels (Music)  Search this
Banjo  Search this
Appalachian dulcimer  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Harmonica  Search this
Mandolin  Search this
Violin  Search this
World War, 1939-1945  Search this
Nuclear weapons  Search this
Civil rights  Search this
Local number:
Smithsonian Collection of Recordings 046
Restrictions & Rights:
Restrictions on access. No duplication allowed listening and viewing for research purposes only; Stored with LPs
Data Source:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_338128

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