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Inventing Electric Guitars

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Smithsonian Education  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2008-02-05T22:15:36.000Z
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Science & Technology  Search this
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Education  Search this
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Smithsonian Education
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The History of the Electric Guitar

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Smithsonian Channel  Search this
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2010-08-02T18:36:22.000Z
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Entertainment  Search this
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Smithsonian Channel
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Lula Wiles - "In Dreams" [Official Music Video]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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YouTube Videos
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2021-06-15T12:08:28.000Z
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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
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Lula Wiles - "In Dreams" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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2021-04-07T14:00:02.000Z
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Lula Wiles - "Television" [Official Audio]

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Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
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Lula Wiles - "Oh My God" [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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Lula Wiles - "It's Cool (We're Cool, Everything's Cool)" [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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2019-11-08T14:35:55.000Z
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Boukman Eksperyans Performance [Live at Smithsonian Folklife Festival 2010]

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French/French American Program

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Introduction:
The year 1983 marked the 200th anniversary of the Treaty of Paris, which was ratified in Princeton, New Jersey, and which formally marked the end of the American Revolutionary War. The Festival accordingly brought together a potpourri of traditions from France and from French-speaking communities of the United States, with presentations of music and dance, crafts and foodways.

A striking impression on anyone travelling in France is the infinite variety of landscape, climatic conditions, vegetation, and architecture concentrated into a relatively small area. The culture of France's people reveals a similar variety despite a long tradition of highly centralized government administration. Despite the vigorous efforts of public educators to eradicate their use in France, local languages remain vital to this day and contribute greatly to the cultural diversity of the country.

A study of some French dances and their music can provide useful insight into this diversity, for it brings into relief patterns of relationship within French society, as well as that society's reaction to outside influences. Some regions and groups almost totally rejected outside influences, while others accepted them. Where Lower Brittany conserved very archaic forms until very recent times, the Western Provinces completely adopted 19th century dances and instrumental music, as did the North and Wallonie, who were always very up-to-date with all the latest Parisian developments.

French Canadian folk song, as maintained today in New England, represents an oral heritage that originally played a crucial role in the everyday life of the rural Quebecois, centering around the activities of the parish, family and neighbors. Communally shared musical gatherings, known as veillées, served both as a reunion for old friends and relatives, and as an opportunity for young people to survey and actively court potential mates. Held in the large kitchen of some farm house, the veillée included dancing, clogging, playing of fiddles, accordions and spoons, singing, eating and drinking. An evening of family singing at home was a common and popular pastime for many of today's older French New Englanders who were raised in the villages and countryside of Quebec.

Traditional foodways play an integral role in French American life, especially in the Cajun and Creole communities of French Louisiana and the Quebecois and Acadian communities of New England. While other forms of French material culture have been lost or are only remembered, French American cooking has proven to be a tenacious tradition, for it is closely tied to the French Americans' most precious possessions - language, family, religion, and community.

A great irony in the persistence of French folk culture in South Louisiana is that it is among black Creoles and French-speaking Houma Indians (located in the lower coastal parishes of Terrebone and Lafourche) that one often finds the strongest retention of French traditions in such cultural aspects as language, religion, and foodways. Although more upwardly mobile Cajuns tended in the nineteenth century to assimilate German, Spanish, English and other populations with whom they were in contact, they have over the last fifty years been increasingly affected by Anglo American culture. Thus today in urban areas and on the prairies one hears less French spoken, and more country and western music performed. If Anglo culture in the region has affected Cajuns, black American culture has had a similar impact on Creoles, especially in recent years. For example, they have tended increasingly to listen to soul music rather than their own zydeco style of French music. Until recently anything that seemed Creole or French was considered passé or "country" by black Creoles who found themselves excluded both from Cajun society and to lesser degree from black American society. Lately, however, a return to Afro French Creole identity has paralleled the general renaissance of Louisiana French culture.

The French/French American Program was made possible through the generous support of the Government of France in observance of the 200th anniversary of the Treaty of Paris, and with the assistance of Air France, to mark its 50th anniversary

Marjorie Hunt was French/French American Program Coordinator, and Kazadi wa Mukuna was French Program Coordinator.
Participants:
French

Crafts

Emile Boublin, basket making, Anjou

Jeannie Bourdin, lacemaking, Auvergne

Philippe Guerin, stone cutting, Bourbonnais

Eveline Saulzet Paris, cheese making, Bourbonnais

Angeline B. Rambaud, hand spindling, Poitou

Music

Georges BelZ, singing, Bretagne

Alice Brochet, ballads, Poitou

Olivier Durif, accordion, Auvergne

Philippe Janvier, dance, oboe, Bretagne

Michel Kerbeuf, hurdy-gurdy, Poitou

Jean Le Meut, singing, Bretagne

Jean Loïc Le Quellec, fiddle, Poitou

Denis Le Vraux, accordion, Anjou

Eric Marchand, singing, Bretagne

Frédéric Paris, hurdy-gurdy, Bourbonnais

Alain Pennel, accordion, bagpipes, Bretagne

Louis-Joseph Perrier, fiddle, Auvergne

Jean Pons, accordion, Auvergne

Philippe Prieur, bagpipes, Berry

Maximin Rambaud, fiddle, Poitou

André Ricros, bagpipes, Auvergne

Jean Paul Rieux, singing, Bretagne

Joseph Ruols, bagpipes, Auvergne

Jean François Vrod, fiddle, Auvergne

French-American

Crafts

Arthur Pellegrin, decoy carving, Houma, Louisiana

Rodney Richard, wood carving, Rangeley, Maine

Rodney Richard, Jr., wood carving, Portland, Maine

William Richard, 1900-1993, wood carving, Phillips, Maine

Raymond Sedotal, boat building, Pierre Part, Louisiana

Foodways

Elmo Ancelet, cooking, Lafayette, Louisiana

Maude Ancelet, cooking, Lafayette, Louisiana

Claudette Beaulieu, 1934-, cooking, Madawaska, Maine

Music

Alphonse "Bois Sec" Ardoin, accordion, vocals, triangle, Duralde, Louisiana

Dewey Balfa, fiddle, vocals, Basile, Louisiana

Inez Catalan, 1913-1994, songs and ballads, Kaplan, Louisiana

Canray Fontenot, fiddle, vocals, harmonica, Duralde, Louisiana

Didier Houde, songs and ballads, Gaspé, Quebec, Canada

Lionel Leleux, fiddle, Leleux, Louisiana

Joe Pommerleau, guitar, Rochester, New Hampshire

Felix Richard, accordion, Cankton, Louisiana

Sterling Richard, guitar, vocals, Cankton, Louisiana

Simon St. Pierre, fiddle, Smyrna Mills, Maine

La Famille Beaudoin -- La Famille BeaudoinLillian Beaudoin, piano, vocals, Burlington, VermontRobert Beaudoin, harmonica, Burlington, VermontWilfred "Willie" Beaudoin, fiddle, Burlington, VermontValère Dion, spoons, Burlington, Vermont

Beausoleil -- BeausoleilDavid Doucet, guitar, Scott, LouisianaMike Doucet, fiddle, vocals, Lafayette, LouisianaErrol Verret, accordion, Breaux Bridge, LouisianaBilly Ware, triangle, Lafayette, Louisiana

The Lawtell Playboys -- The Lawtell PlayboysDelton Broussard, 1927-, accordion, Lawtell, LouisianaJeffrey Broussard, drums, Lawtell, LouisianaLinton Broussard, electric guitar Lawtell, LouisianaCalvin Carrière, fiddle, Opelousas, LouisianaJ.C. Gallow, frottoir, Eunice, Louisiana

Turtle Mountain Dancers -- Turtle Mountain DancersSandy Gourneau, dance, Belcourt, North DakotaBrian Johnson, guitar, Bismarck, North DakotaEd Johnson, fiddle, Bismarck, North DakotaMartin Trottier, 1922-1998, dance, Rolla, North Dakota
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Where a listening copy or viewing copy has been created, this is indicated in the respective inventory; additional materials may be accessible with sufficient advance notice and, in some cases, payment of a processing fee. Older papers are housed at a remote location and may require a minimum of three weeks' advance notice and payment of a retrieval fee. Certain formats such as multi-track audio recordings and EIAJ-1 videoreels (1/2 inch) may not be accessible. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 or rinzlerarchives@si.edu for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1983 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1983, Series 4
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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LS-0464

Collection Creator:
Spandorf, Lily  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawings (visual works) (Medium: pen, 14 x 10.9)
Note:
Drawing framed and on north wall in curator row.
Container:
Frame 5, Item LS-0464
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings (visual works)
Date:
1995
Scope and Contents note:
Two men and one woman play musical instruments. Woman plays tambourine while one man plays electric guitar and another man plays saxophone. Inscriptions from left to right read, "David Antunes, Vicki Victoria Vieira, and Mike Antunes."

Subjects: Victoria Vieira ("Vickie"), David Antunes, Mike Antunes

Festival Program: Cape Verdean Connection

Signed: yes
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or 202-633-7322 for additional information.
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Collection Citation:
Lily Spandorf drawings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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LS-0473

Collection Creator:
Spandorf, Lily  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawings (visual works) (Medium: pen, 13.8 x 10.96)
Container:
Box 4, Folder 6, Item LS-0473
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings (visual works)
Date:
1996
Scope and Contents note:
Five musicians. Two men each play electric guitars, one man plays piano, one plays saxophone, and one plays trumpet. Inscription reads, "Armand Lencheck with Skeeter Brandon and Hwy 61."

Festival Program: The American South

Subjects: Armand Lenchek, Skeeter Brandon and HWY 61

Signed: yes
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or 202-633-7322 for additional information.
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Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Lily Spandorf drawings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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LS-0567

Collection Creator:
Spandorf, Lily  Search this
Extent:
1 Drawings (visual works) (Medium: ink/manila paper, 14 x 10.7)
Container:
Box 4, Folder 13, Item LS-0567
Type:
Archival materials
Drawings (visual works)
Date:
1968 [?]
Scope and Contents note:
Six men musicians play on stage to large crowd. Three men play electric guitars, one plays piano, one plays harmonica, and one plays drums. Trees, a tent, and the Smithsonian Castle in background. Inscription on verso of drawing reads "Blues band" and "Muddy Waters Blues Bd"

Subjects: Muddy Waters Blues Band

Signed: yes
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or 202-633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Lily Spandorf drawings, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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#118: The O'Kanes

Collection Performer:
Asleep at the Wheel (Musical group)  Search this
Take 6  Search this
Lovett, Lyle  Search this
Krauss, Alison  Search this
Nelson, Tracy  Search this
Mattea, Kathy  Search this
Gill, Vince  Search this
Beausoleil (Musical group)  Search this
Griffith, Nancy  Search this
Collection Producer:
Van Kleek, Richard  Search this
Collection Creator:
Kentucky Center for the Arts  Search this
Container:
Box 2
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Date:
1988-08-05
Scope and Contents:
The O'Kanes – Jamie O'Hara (acoustic guitar and vocals) and Kieran Kane (mandolin and vocals) – bring back into fashion the beautiful "brother duet" sound of the 1940s and '50s. Jay Spell (accordion), Henry Strezelecki (upright bass), Richard Kane (electric guitar, fiddle and banjo), and Martin Parker (drums) round out this original band.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions; may not be copied. Must contact Kentucky Center for the Arts.
Collection Citation:
Lonesome Pine Specials, 1986-1991, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Lonesome Pine Specials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Interview with Dale Carothers, fiddler, Vernon Richardson, electric guitar and J.R. McBride, acoustic guitar

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Oklahoma Program 1982 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Carney, George O. (field worker)  Search this
Artist:
Carothers, Dale, 1915-  Search this
Performer:
Carothers, Dale, 1915-  Search this
McBride, J.R.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
1 Sound cassette (analog.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Anglo-American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Sound cassettes
Place:
Oklahoma
United States
Ripley (Okla.)
Date:
1982 March 14
Local Numbers:
FP-1982-CT-0018
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Ripley (Okla.), United States, Oklahoma, March 14, 1982.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives; please submit this form. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Fiddle tunes  Search this
String band  Search this
Oral history  Search this
Violin  Search this
Guitar  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1982 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1982, Item FP-1982-CT-0018
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1982 Festival of American Folklife / Series 5: Oklahoma / 5.1: Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
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JSO-54

Collection Source:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Musical History  Search this
Collection Collector:
Odell, Scott, 1935-  Search this
Container:
Box 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968
Scope and Contents note:
Bill Royer #3 with Burt Porter, Bill Clark fiddle, banjo, electric guitar [Glover, VT]
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at 202-633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact the archives staff for information.
Collection Citation:
J. Scott Odell folk music collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
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J. Scott Odell folk music collection
J. Scott Odell folk music collection / Series 6: Sound Recordings, 1/4" tapes
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-odel-ref336

Honkers and shouters : the golden years of rhythm and blues / Arnold Shaw

Title:
Golden years of rhythm and blues
Author:
Shaw, Arnold  Search this
Physical description:
xxvii, 555 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Criticism, interpretation, etc
Date:
1978
Topic:
Blues (Music)--History and criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1040673

Fender Stratocaster Electric Guitar, used by Sting

User:
Sting  Search this
Maker:
Fender Musical Instruments Corporation  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 39 in x 12 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in; 99.06 cm x 31.75 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
guitar
Date made:
1978
Credit Line:
Gift of G. M. Sumner
ID Number:
2017.0255.01
Accession number:
2017.0255
Catalog number:
2017.0255.01
Serial number:
S908109
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Guitars
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-bdcb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1858691

Electric Guitar

Maker:
Spector, Stuart  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 38 in x 13 in x 2 1/2 in; 96.52 cm x 33.02 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
guitar
Place made:
United States: New York, Woodstock
Date made:
2016
Credit Line:
Gift of Stuart Spector
ID Number:
2016.3139.01
Nonaccession number:
2016.3139
Catalog number:
2016.3139.01
Serial number:
010
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Guitars
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-7b77-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1822780

Electric Guitar Case

Maker:
Spector, Stuart  Search this
Physical Description:
canvas (overall material)
metal (overall material)
rubber (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 40 in x 16 in x 4 1/2 in; 101.6 cm x 40.64 cm x 11.43 cm
Object Name:
case
Place made:
United States: New York, Woodstock
Date made:
2016
ID Number:
2016.3139.01.01
Nonaccession number:
2016.3139
Catalog number:
2016.3139.01.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Guitars
Music & Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-56a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1822781

Electric Guitar

User:
Cropper, Steve  Search this
Maker:
Fender  Search this
Physical Description:
ash (overall material)
maple (overall material)
rosewood (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 38 1/2 in x 12 5/8 in x 2 1/2 in; 97.79 cm x 32.0675 cm x 6.35 cm
Object Name:
guitar
Place made:
United States: California, Fullerton
Date made:
1961
Credit Line:
Gift of Steve Cropper
ID Number:
2016.0358.01
Accession number:
2016.0358
Catalog number:
2016.0358.01
Serial number:
67551
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Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Guitars
Music & Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Sounding American Music
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-9e2a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1822376
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