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Billy Eckstine

Artist:
Herman Leonard, 1923 - 2010  Search this
Sitter:
Billy Eckstine, 8 Jul 1914 - 8 Mar 1993  Search this
Medium:
Selenium-toned gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
Image: 39 × 31.5cm (15 3/8 × 12 3/8")
Sheet: 50.3 × 40.5cm (19 13/16 × 15 15/16")
Frame: 71.8 × 56.5 × 3.8 cm (28 1/4 × 22 1/4 × 1 1/2")
Type:
Photograph
Place:
United States\New York\Kings\New York
Date:
1948 (printed 1998)
Topic:
Equipment\Sound Devices\Microphone  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Handkerchief  Search this
Interior\Performing Arts  Search this
Billy Eckstine: Male  Search this
Billy Eckstine: Performing Arts\Performer\Musician  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.2014.111.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Herman Leonard Photography LLC
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm402b9e806-1f7d-4484-9c68-f0d2bc7da370
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2014.111.8

Eckstine, Billy

Subseries Creator:
Scurlock, Robert S. (Saunders), 1917-1994  Search this
Custom Craft  Search this
Scurlock, Addison N., 1883-1964  Search this
Scurlock, George H. (Hardison), 1919-2005  Search this
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Container:
Box 30
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Scope and Contents note:
Subject/Sitter: with the Tommy Miles Orchestra
Subseries Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives. Special arrangements required to view negatives due to cold storage. Using negatives requires a three hour waiting period. Contact the Archives Center at 202-633-3270.
Subseries Rights:
When the Museum purchased the collection from the Estate of Robert S. Scurlock, it obtained all rights, including copyright. The earliest photographs in the collection are in the public domain because their term of copyright has expired. The Archives Center will control copyright and the use of the collection for reproduction purposes, which will be handled in accordance with its standard reproduction policy guidelines. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Subseries Citation:
Scurlock Studio Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Smithsonian Institution
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Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client
Scurlock Studio Records, Subseries 4.6: Black and white negatives in cold storage arranged by client / 4.6.1: Black and white negatives Part 1
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
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EDAN-URL:
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Eckstine, Billy

Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection / Series 3: Addendum 16" x 20" Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep877b7a889-2849-45cd-b5cf-58e181f94b29
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref614

Eckstine, Billy

Collection Creator:
Garland, Ed  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Morton, Jelly Roll, d. 1941  Search this
Darensbourg, Joe, 1906-1985  Search this
Davison, Bill  Search this
Blake, Eubie (James Herbert), 1883-1983  Search this
Wilson, Buster  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Collection Collector:
Levin, Floyd, 1922-2007  Search this
Collection Donor:
Levin, Lucille  Search this
Container:
Box 37, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1973
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research. Only reference copies of audiovisual materials may be used.
Collection Rights:
Reproduction restricted due to copyright or trademark. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Floyd Levin Jazz Reference Collection, 1880-2010, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Floyd Levin Jazz Reference Collection
Floyd Levin Jazz Reference Collection / Series 5: Artists Files / 5.1: General Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8dd4d9706-426e-4ee1-b738-c498c94deb11
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1222-ref633

Cigarette Case, presented to Duke Ellington

User:
Ellington, Duke  Search this
Referenced:
Horne, Lena  Search this
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Calloway, Cab  Search this
Jordan, Louis  Search this
Jackson, Mahalia  Search this
Louis, Joe  Search this
Robinson, Jackie  Search this
Vaughan, Sarah  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1/2 in x 6 in x 3 1/2 in; 1.27 cm x 15.24 cm x 8.89 cm
Object Name:
Case
case
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1950-1951
Credit Line:
Donated by Edward K. and Gaye Ellington in memory of their grandfather "Duke" Ellington
ID Number:
1999.0148.02
Accession number:
1999.0148
Catalog number:
1999.0148.02
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Jazz
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-3cea-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_694748
Online Media:

My Deep Blue Dream

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1957
ID Number:
1996.0153.01608
Label number:
MG 6054
Catalog number:
1996.0153.01608
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-cc17-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1223181

Ten Great Movies

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1963
ID Number:
1996.0153.01610
Label number:
16334
Catalog number:
1996.0153.01610
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-cc19-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1223183

I Want a Little Girl; Lonesome Lover Blues

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Composer:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
Roulette  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Date made:
1959
ID Number:
1996.0153.14636
Accession number:
1996.0153
Label number:
R-4170
Catalog number:
1996.0153.14636
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-fd27-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1239212

Modern Sound of Mr. B, The

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
Mercury  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1964
ID Number:
1996.0153.01640
Label number:
20916
Catalog number:
1996.0153.01640
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-e096-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1223213

You've Changed; Beauty of True Love

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
Mercury  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Date made:
1962
1961
ID Number:
1996.0153.14638
Accession number:
1996.0153
Label number:
72050
Catalog number:
1996.0153.14638
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-fd29-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1239214

St. Louis Blues; How High the Moon

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
MGM  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
ID Number:
1996.0153.14637
Accession number:
1996.0153
Label number:
X1078
Catalog number:
1996.0153.14637
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-fd28-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1239213

Basie/ Eckstine, Inc.

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
Roulette  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
France
Date made:
1979
ID Number:
1996.0153.01605
Label number:
Basie 8
Catalog number:
1996.0153.01605
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-cc15-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1223178

My Way

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
Tamla  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1967
ID Number:
1996.0153.01609
Label number:
11046
Catalog number:
1996.0153.01609
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-cc18-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1223182

Oh, My Pretty, Pretty / Blue Illusion; Clarisse / She

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
ID Number:
1996.0153.21677
Label number:
47-6829
Catalog number:
1996.0153.21677
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-00ad-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1246065

Mister B. And The Band

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
Savoy  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
Belgium
Date made:
1985
ID Number:
1996.0153.01607
Label number:
70522
Catalog number:
1996.0153.01607
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-d8bd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1223180

Billy Eckstine

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
Carrere  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in; x 30.48 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
France
Date made:
1983
ID Number:
1996.0153.01606
Label number:
64508
Catalog number:
1996.0153.01606
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-cc16-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1223179

Alright, Okay You Win; Jeannie

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
Mercury  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Date made:
1961
ID Number:
1996.0153.14633
Accession number:
1996.0153
Label number:
71907
Catalog number:
1996.0153.14633
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-fd1b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1239209

I'm Yours To Command; What Will I Tell My Heart

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
MGM  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1951
1950
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert B. Campbell in memory of Dorothy and William Campbell
ID Number:
1996.3034.10378
Label number:
10944
Catalog number:
1996.3034.10378
Nonaccession number:
1996.3034
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-b1f1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1015412

Bring Back the Thrill; I Apologize

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
MGM  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1950
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert B. Campbell in memory of Dorothy and William Campbell
ID Number:
1996.3034.10373
Label number:
10903
Catalog number:
1996.3034.10373
Nonaccession number:
1996.3034
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-b1ee-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1015409

Enchanted Land (Song of India); I've Got My Mind On You

Recording artist:
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Manufacturer:
MGM  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Sound Recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1951
1949
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert B. Campbell in memory of Dorothy and William Campbell
ID Number:
1996.3034.10375
Label number:
11028
Catalog number:
1996.3034.10375
Nonaccession number:
1996.3034
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-b69e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1015417

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