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George Sidney Collection

Collector:
Sidney, George, 1916-2002  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Music, Sports and Entertainment  Search this
Names:
Columbia Pictures  Search this
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer  Search this
Paramount Pictures  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
Margret, Ann-, 1941-  Search this
Robinson, Edward G., 1893-1973  Search this
Sidney, George, 1877-1945  Search this
Sidney, Hazel Mooney  Search this
Sidney, Louis K.  Search this
Sullivan, Ed, 1901-1974  Search this
Donor:
Sidney, Corinne Entratter  Search this
Extent:
54 Film reels
96 Cubic feet (288 boxes, 6 oversize folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Photographs
Place:
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Date:
1885-2002
bulk 1940-1967
Summary:
George Sidney (1916-2002) was a film director during the Golden Age of Hollywood filmmaking (1927-1954). He spent the longest period of his career at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) until the 1950s. He later produced and directed films for Columbia Pictures and Paramount Pictures. He was a president of the Directors Guild of America and an avid photographer. He was the recipient of three awards from the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (Oscar). The collection consists of photographs, photographic negatives, personal and business materials, and film. The collection also contains material created by George Sidney's uncle, George Sidney, vaudevillian and motion picture actor.
Scope and Contents:
The George Sidney Collection consists of approximately eighty-eight cubic feet of photographs and materials from the Hollywood director George Sidney, most dealing with his career in motion pictures. Sidney was an avid photographer and collector of photographs documenting extremely well the Hollywood film community during the Studio Era (1927-1954) of filmmaking. The bulk of the collection is from Sidney's most productive years, circa 1937-1968.

MGM's motto was "More Stars than there are in Heaven" and the researcher would be advised that the extent of this collection is such that it is impossible to list and identify all of the celebrities and personalities photographed, both behind and in front of the camera. There are stills from Sidney's many productions as well as his on-set personal photographs. There are photographs from dinner parties, and many studio and film community functions. Productions are dated to their generally accepted first theatrical release date (Los Angeles and New York) and in the case of a Broadway show to their opening date.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into six series.

Series 1: Photographs, Photographic Negatives, and Slides, 1914-1996, undated.

Subseries 1.1: The Camera Eye of George Sidney, undated.

Subseries 1.2: Productions (Motion Picture, Stage, and Radio), 1921-1968. Subseries 1.3: Personalities and People, 1932-1996, undated.

Subseries 1.4: Personal and Family, 1914-1992, undated.

Subseries 1.5: Family Photograph Albums and Scrapbooks, 1918-1950, undated.

Subseries 1.6: Travel and Locations, 1940-1981, undated.

Subseries 1.7: Studio, Entertainment, and Public Events, 1949-1995, undated.

Subseries 1.8: Tests, 1938-1967, undated.

Subseries 1.9: Photographic Negatives, 1937-1979, undated

Series 2: Production Ephemera, Posters, Scripts, 1930-1991, undated.

Subseries 2.1: Production Posters, 1943-1964, undated

Subseries 2.2: Production Ephemera and Scripts, 1930-1991, undated

Series 3: Office Files and Personal Material, 1903-2002, undated

Subseries 3.1: Personal Material, 1944-2002, undated

Subseries 3.2: Correspondence, Random Files, Indices, and Inventories, 1903-2002, undated

Series 4: Music Manuscripts, Sheet Music, and Music Related Material, 1885-1992, undated

Subseries 4.1: Music Manuscripts, 1937-1960, undated

Subseries 4.2: Sheet Music, 1885-1990

Subseries 4.3: Music Related Material, 1971-1992, undated

Series 5: Audiovisual, 1933-2001, undated

Subseries 5.1: Film, 1940-1960, undated

Subseries 5.2: Audio, 1933-2001, undated

Subseries 5.3: Video, 1989-2001, undated

Series 6: George Sidney (1877-1945), 1909-1945, undated
Biographical / Historical:
George E. Sidney was born in New York, New York on October 4th, 1916 into a show business family. His father Louis K. Sidney (birth surname Kronowith) (1891-1958) was a Broadway producer, actor-manager, and one of the vice-presidents of Loew's Incorporated. Sidney's mother, Hazael Mooney (?-1969), was a vaudeville performer, part of a sister act known as The Mooney Sisters. She was a native New Yorker, daughter of prominent New York City attorney Henry Mooney. She and Louis were married at her home, 12 West 109th Street, New York. Another residence was 179 West 63rd Street.

Louis K. Sidney began working for Loew's Incorporated in 1923. He managed theatres in Denver, Pittsburgh, Toledo, Dayton, and New York. Later he was in charge of stage productions for the theatre circuit. He was in charge of MGM's East Coast film production facility in New York. He and Hazael followed son George to Los Angeles in 1937. Louis produced two motion pictures at MGM, The Big Store with the Marx Brothers and Hullabaloo. After February 1951, he was a member of the four man executive committee in charge of MGM. At his retirement in 1955, Louis K. had risen to the position of vice-president of Loew's, Incorporated. He served as vice-president and director of the Motion Picture Producers Association, as a director of the Motion Picture Relief Fund, and the Hollywood Coordinating Committee.

George Sidney had two uncles in show business, Jack Sidney, known as "Jack of Spades" a black-face comedian, and Sidney's half-uncle, George Sidney (1877-1945) (real name Samuel Greenfield), a vaudeville comic. George had a successful Broadway and screen career, most notably as the bum, Busy Izzy, a character that lasted on the vaudeville circuit from 1901-1915. His initial Broadway success was in a show entitled Welcome Stranger that ran for 309 performances. Welcome Stranger had an extensive touring schedule across the United States. In conjunction with Charlie Murray, he developed a comedy act known as Cohen and Kelly that was not only a vaudeville success but easily made the transition to motion pictures. The Cohens and Kellys films became a motion picture franchise for Universal Studios in 1924. He was married to Carrie Weber (?-1940). George was a member of the Friars Club and an avid sports fan. He owned a racehorse named Kibbitzer.

George Sidney made his on-screen debut in The Littlest Cowboy (1921) starring Tom Mix. He moved to Los Angeles in 1930. Sidney went to work as a messenger at MGM. Louis B. Mayer's nickname for Sidney was "boy". Sidney flourished at the studio and by the time he was twenty he was directing screen tests and one-reel shorts. He directed installments in the Our Gang and Little Rascals series, as well as the Pete Smith and the Crime Does Not Pay series. He won back-to-back Oscars for two of his shorts, Quicker'n a Wink (1940) and Of Pups and Puzzles (1941). His feature film directing debut was Free and Easy (1941) starring Robert Cummings. His first major film musical was the all-star, war time musical, Thousands Cheer (1943), starring Kathryn Grayson and Gene Kelly. Sidney always indicated he viewed films as entertainment and seems to have rejected the auteur theory of directing embraced by some of his well known colleagues such as John Ford and Vincent Minnelli. His film, The Three Musketeers (1948), starring Gene Kelly and Lana Turner, was one of MGM's highest grossing films in the post World War Two period. He won his third Oscar for the short, Overture to 'The Merry Wives of Windsor, in 1954. Jupiter's Darling (1955) with Esther Williams was Sidney's last film for MGM. He was loaned to Columbia Pictures to direct The Eddy Duchin Story (1956), after which his contract at MGM ended.

Sidney went on to become an independent producer and director at Columbia Pictures where he directed such films as Pal Joey (1957), starring Frank Sinatra, and Bye Bye Birdie (1963) starring Ann-Margret. He returned to MGM in the 1960s to make A Ticklish Affair (1963), starring Shirley Jones and Viva Las Vegas (1964), starring Ann-Margret and Elvis Presley. His last film was the musical Half a Sixpence (1967) starring Tommy Steele for Paramount Pictures. Sidney also directed and produced for television most notably Who Has Seen the Wind (1964). He financed and founded Hanna-Barbera Productions in 1944. He was a two-term president, 1951-1959 and 1961-1967, of the Directors Guild of America (DGA), earlier known as the Screen Directors Guild (SDG).

In his personal life, Sidney was married in 1942 to legendary MGM drama coach, Lillian "Burnsie" Burns Salzer (1903-1998). He was eight years her junior. They lived at the Sidney home (1140 Tower Road) in Beverly Hills. They divorced in the mid 1970s. For a brief time Sidney maintained a penthouse apartment for George Sidney Productions at 144 South Beverly Drive, Beverly Hills. He maintained a suite (301) in the Palm Wilshire Building, 9201 Wilshire Boulevard in the 1970s. He married his second wife, Jane Adler Robinson (?-1991), second wife and widow of actor Edward G. Robinson (1893-1974), around 1978. The house at 1140 Tower Road was sold and Sidney moved to the Robinson home at 910 Rexford Drive in Beverly Hills. Sidney married his third wife, Corinne Kegley Entratter (1937-?), widow of showman and Las Vegas entrepreneur John Entratter, in 1991. Sidney was a prolific photographer. He collected art and was apparently an avid gardener. He was a member of the Royal Horticultural Society. He died in Las Vegas, Nevada in May 2002.
Related Materials:
The Harry Warren Collection, AC0750

The Groucho Marx Collection, AC0269

Sidney related artifacts from Sidney's films are housed in the Division of Culture and the Arts, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian. There are scrapbooks donated by the Sidney Estate in the collection of the Cinema-Television Library, Doheny Library, University of Southern California, consisting of eleven volumes containing photographs, correspondence, publicity documents, and other materials, circa 1933-1963.
Provenance:
This collection was donated to the Archives Center in 2005 by Corinne Entratter Sidney, widow of George Sidney.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but is stored off-site. Researchers must handle unprotected photographs with cotton gloves. Researchers may use reference copies of audio-visual materials. When no reference copy exists, the Archives Center staff will produce reference copies on an "as needed" basis and as resources allow.

Viewing film portions of the collection requires special appointment, please inquire; listening to LP recordings is only possible by special arrangement.

Special arrangements required to view materials in cold storage. Using cold room materials requires a three hour waiting period.

Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
The Archives Center does not own exclusive rights to these materials. All requests for permission to use these materials for non-museum purposes must be addressed directly to the Archives Center, and the Archives Center will forward the request to the copyright holder. Collection items are available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Reproduction permission from Archives Center: fees for commercial use.
Topic:
Motion picture production and direction  Search this
Motion picture producers and directors  Search this
Motion pictures  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Musicals  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 19th-20th century
Citation:
George Sidney Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, gift of Corinne Entratter Sidney
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0867
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George Sidney Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep878cc8f7c-849a-43d0-8ca9-4149e7f39a74
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0867
Online Media:

Harpo Marx Papers

Actor:
Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964  Search this
Author:
Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943  Search this
Extent:
7 Cubic feet (18 boxes, 1 map folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Financial records
Music
Photographs
Radio scripts
78 rpm records
Sheet music
Sound recordings
Television scripts
Clippings (information artifacts)
Place:
Hollywood (Calif.)
Date:
1896-2009, undated
Summary:
The personal and business papers of the comedian and Marx Brother, Harpo Marx, relating to his family and career. The papers include materials relating to his brothers Chico, Groucho, Gummo, and Zeppo Marx.
Scope and Contents:
The personal and business papers of the comedian and Marx Brother, Harpo Marx. The papers also include materials relating to his brothers Chico, Groucho, Gummo, and Zeppo Marx, his family, and career. The papers include theatrical scripts, photographs of productions and family, numerous news clippings, and extensive financial records for Harpo's investments. There is original correspondence from Harpo's friend, Alexander Woollcott. The papers include copies of Woollcott's correspondence and Harpo's replies. There is a series with material related to Harpo's son, William "Bill" W. Marx.
Arrangement:
The Harpo Marx Papers are arranged in six series.

Series 1, Correspondence and Personal Papers, 1919-2008, undated

Series 2, Scripts, Music Manuscripts, and Ephemera, 1917-1965, undated

Series 3, Photographs, 1896-1964, undated

Series 4, Marx, William "Bill" Woollcott, 1976-2009

Series 5, Financial and Investment, 1934-1991, undated

Series 6, Sound Recordings, Original Audio Discs, 1945-1957, undated
Related Materials:
Materials in the Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Groucho Marx Collection, AC0290 George Sidney Collection, AC0867 Richard Carver Wood Photographs, AC0964
Provenance:
Collection donated to the Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution by the Harpo Marx Estate, 2012.
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.
Topic:
Comedians  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)  Search this
Paramount Studios  Search this
RKO motion picture studio  Search this
Vaudeville -- 1880-1910  Search this
Vaudeville -- 1930-1940  Search this
Theatrical productions  Search this
Function:
Motion picture studios -- California -- Hollywood
Genre/Form:
Financial records
Music -- Manuscripts
Photographs
Radio scripts
78 rpm records
Sheet music
Sound recordings
Television scripts
clippings (information artifacts)
Citation:
Harpo Marx Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1290
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Harpo Marx Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88649dbb9-ae01-4f1f-a0e6-feba34421348
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1290

Marx Brothers photograph and clipping album

Collection Actor:
Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964  Search this
Collection Author:
Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943  Search this
Container:
Box 16
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1914-1920, undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harpo Marx Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Harpo Marx Papers
Harpo Marx Papers / Series 3: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8c4289469-14c9-4b4e-8ebf-eefc1925ca08
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1290-ref905

The Six Mascots, Marx Brothers

Collection Actor:
Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964  Search this
Collection Author:
Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943  Search this
Container:
Box 14
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harpo Marx Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Harpo Marx Papers
Harpo Marx Papers / Series 3: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep850f28d35-9fc1-4488-bcc2-70f4ee67487d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1290-ref931

Harpo Marx home "El Rancho Harpo", Dave Blank, Harpo Marx, Marx Brothers

Collection Actor:
Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964  Search this
Collection Author:
Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943  Search this
Container:
Box 13
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1926-1938, undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harpo Marx Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Harpo Marx Papers
Harpo Marx Papers / Series 3: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8cbc88b19-a37c-4a5d-b970-e972e3a910f5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1290-ref936

Marx family, Marx Brothers, Harpo Marx, Harpo and Susan Marx, unidentified

Collection Actor:
Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964  Search this
Collection Author:
Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943  Search this
Container:
Box 13
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1896-1938, undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harpo Marx Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Harpo Marx Papers
Harpo Marx Papers / Series 3: Photographs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8332f0dc1-a5d6-4ab8-a07a-b65c629c5e5d
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1290-ref937

Marx Brothers, London Times

Collection Actor:
Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964  Search this
Collection Author:
Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1949-06-29
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harpo Marx Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Harpo Marx Papers
Harpo Marx Papers / Series 1: Correspondence and Personal Papers / 1.2: Personal Papers
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep84c2de94c-0914-4bac-bf88-c1db97559c2f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1290-ref768

Cards and postcards using Marx Brothers images

Collection Actor:
Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964  Search this
Collection Author:
Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943  Search this
Container:
Box 3, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Harpo Marx Papers, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Harpo Marx Papers
Harpo Marx Papers / Series 2: Scripts, Music Manuscripts, and Ephemera / 2.3: Ephemera
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep876f634cd-e2a6-4576-b234-17a35d7549cb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1290-ref796

Theater and Vaudeville Negatives

Collection Photographer:
Schiedt, Duncan P., 1921-2014  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1910-1948, undated
Scope and Contents:
Incudes material documenting the performances of primarily actors including the Barrymores, Amos 'n' Andy, Sarah Bernhardt, Kitty Carlisle, Maurice Chevalier, Jimmy Durante, Katherine Hepburn, the Marx Brothers and Booth Tarkington. The materials are arranged in alphabetical order.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Duncan Schiedt Jazz Collection, 1900-2012, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1323, Subseries 2.8
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Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection
Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection / Series 2: Photographic Materials
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80209422d-7655-4132-974e-330c1d3dd020
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1323-ref339

Marx Brothers

Collection Photographer:
Schiedt, Duncan P., 1921-2014  Search this
Container:
Box 99, Folder 15
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1928
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
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:
Duncan Schiedt Jazz Collection, 1900-2012, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection
Duncan P. Schiedt Photograph Collection / Series 2: Photographic Materials / 2.8: Theater and Vaudeville Negatives
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80d114388-563a-41f6-8562-d56f25571eac
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1323-ref7101

Marx Brothers

Alternate Title:
Chico Marx, Groucho Marx and Harpo Marx
Artist:
Al Hirschfeld, 21 Jun 1903 - 21 Jan 2003  Search this
Sitter:
Chico Marx, 22 Mar 1891 - 11 Oct 1961  Search this
Groucho Marx, 2 Oct 1895 - 19 Aug 1977  Search this
Harpo Marx, 23 Nov 1893 - 28 Sep 1964  Search this
Medium:
Ink, opaque white, sheet music, silk, felt, steel wool, fur, string and steel wool on illustration board
Dimensions:
Image: 31.3 x 27.6cm (12 5/16 x 10 7/8")
Mount: 43.8 x 38.8cm (17 1/4 x 15 1/4")
Mat: 44.2 x 40.3cm (17 3/8 x 15 7/8")
Frame: 58.4 × 43.2 × 4.1cm (23 × 17 × 1 5/8")
Type:
Collage
Date:
1935
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigar  Search this
Caricature  Search this
Music\Sheet music  Search this
Drawing  Search this
Collage  Search this
Groucho Marx: Male  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Television personality  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Groucho Marx: Oscar  Search this
Chico Marx: Male  Search this
Chico Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Chico Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Chico Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Chico Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Harpo Marx: Male  Search this
Harpo Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Harpo Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Harpo Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Harpo Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
NPG.87.92
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Al Hirschfeld
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4e10067d8-1b28-4447-9984-1c2e14b51298
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.87.92

Marx Brothers -- "Fiddlers Three"

Artist:
Walt Disney Studios, founded 1922  Search this
Sitter:
Groucho Marx, 2 Oct 1895 - 19 Aug 1977  Search this
Harpo Marx, 23 Nov 1893 - 28 Sep 1964  Search this
Chico Marx, 22 Mar 1891 - 11 Oct 1961  Search this
Medium:
Pencil and colored pencil on paper
Dimensions:
Image: 18.3cm x 22.5cm (7 3/16" x 8 7/8")
Sheet: 25.4cm x 30.4cm (10" x 11 15/16")
Type:
Drawing
Place:
United States\California\Los Angeles\Los Angeles\Hollywood
Date:
c. 1938
Topic:
Costume\Headgear\Hat  Search this
Equipment\Smoking Implements\Cigar  Search this
Music\Musical instrument\Violin  Search this
Groucho Marx: Male  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Television personality  Search this
Groucho Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Groucho Marx: Oscar  Search this
Chico Marx: Male  Search this
Chico Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Chico Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Chico Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Chico Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Harpo Marx: Male  Search this
Harpo Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Theater  Search this
Harpo Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Actor\Movie  Search this
Harpo Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Comedian  Search this
Harpo Marx: Performing Arts\Performer\Vaudeville  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Miriam and Stuart Reisbord
Object number:
NPG.93.300
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Disney Enterprises, Inc.
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4586478b1-86d0-4bc0-a36d-d47331136db5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.93.300

Lindy Hop - George Snowden 1929 to Hellzapoppin'

Collection Performer:
Basie, Count, 1904-1984  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
Jamal, Ahmad, 1930-  Search this
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Collection Collector:
Smith, Ernie  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0007
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Date:
1929-1964
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: b&w, a compilation reel created by Ernie Smith

1. "Sweet Sue"

Copyright: 1929

Performer(s): George "Shorty" Snowden and dancers; Hotfoot Bennett and Lizzie Highfly, Albert Hemingway and Buzz Saw Mamie, Shorty Stump and Liza Underdunk, George Snowden, Chick Webb Orchestra

2. Dance contest at Savoy Ballroom

Descriptive Summary: silent

Copyright: 1938

Corporate Creator: Paramount News Feature

Performer(s): Leon James and the Roy Eldridge Orchestra

3. Life in Harlem-A Documentary Film of American's Negro Metropolis

Descriptive Summary: Savoy ballroom scene, excerpt from 491.13

Copyright: 1940

Corporate Creator: Harry M. Popkin

Producer: Edward W. Lewis

4. A Day at the Races, excerpt

Descriptive Summary: Barn dance scene

Copyright: 1937

Corporate Creator: MGM

Producer: Sam Wood

Director: Sam Wood

Performer(s): The Marx Brothers

5. "The Shag"

Copyright: 1937

Descriptive Summary: Arthur Murray and four couples demonstrate the Shag

6. Eight Raggle Taggles

Copyright: 1939

Corporate Creator: Pictoreel

7. "Broome Street"

Copyright: 1941

Performer(s): Glen Gray, Casa Loma Orchestra and the Broome Street Dancers

8. "The Arts - Swing King Gives Benefit Concert"

Descriptive Summary: described by Andre Baruch, silent

9. "Jive - The dance of the Rising Generation"

Performer(s): British Lindy Hoppers

10. "Hot Chocolate" (REVERSE IMAGE)

Copyright: 1941

Corporate Creator: Soundie

Producer: Sam Coslow

Director: Josef Berne

Performer(s): Whitey's Lindy Hoppers including Frank Manning, Al Minns, Billy Ricker, Norma Miller, Duke Ellington and His Orchestra with solos by Ben Webster and Harry Carney, "Cottontail"

11. "Sugar Hill Masquerade" (REVERSE IMAGE)

Copyright: 1942 Performance Date:

Corporate Creator: Soundie, Monoco Productions

Performer(s): Hot Lips Fuller and Rubber Arms Marshall, Walter Fuller and Whitey's Lindy Hoppers, Gene Krupa Orchestra with Roy Eldridge

Song Title(s): "After You've Gone"

12. Lindy Hoppers

Copyright: 1943

Performer(s): Leon James and others, Cootie Williams Orchestra

13. The Big Apple

Copyright: 1943

Performer(s): Whitey's Lindy Hoppers incl. Frank Manning, Norma Miller, Al Minns

14. Jammin' the Blues, excerpt

Descriptive Summary: excerpt from the movie

Copyright: 1944

Corporate Creator: Warner Brothers

Producer: Gordan Hollingshead

Director: Gjon Mili

Performer(s): dancers: Marie Bryant, Archie Savage, musicians: Lester Young, Ilinois Jacquet, Harry Edison, Jo Jones, Barney Kessel, Marlowe Morris, Gene Ramey

15. "Twelfth Street Rag", excerpt

Copyright: 1964

Performer(s): Al Minns and Leon James

16. "I'm Gonna Rock It Up at the Ball Tonight"

Copyright: 1950

Performer(s): Billy Haley and His Comets

17. The Sensational Congaroos

Copyright: 1948

Performer(s): Frank Manning and others introduced by Andy Kirk

18. Hellzapoppin', excerpt

Copyright: 1941

Corporate Creator: Universal

Producer: Jules Levy

Director: H.C. Potter

Performer(s): choreographed by Nick Castle and Frank Manning

Video reference copy
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 1: Ernie Smith Presentation Reels
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ef4e3d8d-948c-4cee-a5d5-309a27319309
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref1209

A Day at the Races

Collection Performer:
Basie, Count, 1904-1984  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
Jamal, Ahmad, 1930-  Search this
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Collection Collector:
Smith, Ernie  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF318
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 60f, b&w, two clips from the "All God's Chill'un Got Rhythm" production number

Copyright: 1937

Corporate Creator: MGM

Producer: Sam Wood

Director: Sam Wood

Performer(s): The Marx Brothers, Ivie Anderson

Song Title(s): "All God's Chill'un Got Rhythm"
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep855674d81-40e9-404c-8177-05d82cdf6b9c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref2251

A Day at the Races

Collection Performer:
Basie, Count, 1904-1984  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
Jamal, Ahmad, 1930-  Search this
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Collection Collector:
Smith, Ernie  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 2 reels

Copyright: 1937

Corporate Creator: MGM

Producer: Sam Wood

Director: Sam Wood

Performer(s): The Marx Brothers, Ivie Anderson, Allan Jones, Maureen O'Sullivan, Margaret Dumont

Song Title(s):

1. "All God's Chill'un Got Rhythm", vocals by Anderson

2. "Tomorrow is Another Day", vocals by Jones
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles / Feature Film Compilation Reel
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep88e7d5489-3fcc-4347-91c6-c80ca40b8e58
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0491-ref2361

Groucho Marx Collection

Artist:
Benton, Thomas Hart, 1889-1975  Search this
Collector:
Marx, Groucho (Julius Henry), 1890-1977 (comedian)  Search this
Names:
Four Nightingales  Search this
Marx Brothers  Search this
Paramount Pictures  Search this
RKO Pictures (studio)  Search this
Three Nightingales  Search this
United Artists  Search this
Warner Brothers  Search this
Marx, Chico  Search this
Marx, Harpo, 1888-1964  Search this
Palmer, Minnie  Search this
Extent:
12 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Personal papers
Photographs
Motion pictures (visual works)
Photographic prints
Scrapbooks
Sheet music
Correspondence
Place:
Hollywood (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Date:
1911-1978, undated
Summary:
Papers, films, and collected materials of 20th century comedian Julius Henry "Groucho" Marx.
Scope and Contents:
Series 1: Correspondence, 1932-1977 is arranged alphabetically by correspondent. In 1965, Marx gave the Library of Congress a portion of his correspondence with well-known personages. The majority of the correspondence in this collection dates from the post World War II era (Marx's early correspondence is located at the Library of Congress.) This series includes correspondence from well-known persons, fans, admirers and friends. There is an extensive amount of correspondence with the screenwriter Nunnally Johnson. The series includes letters concerning public relations, Walt Disney caricatures of the Marx Brothers, The Grouchophile permission letters, unidentified correspondence and one letter from Chico Marx to Gummo Marx.

Series 2: Publications, Manuscripts and Print Articles by Marx, 1930-1958, undated is arranged chronologically with circa and undated material placed before the book manuscripts. This series contains written material by Groucho Marx excepting scripts and sketches. The series includes articles written by Marx for national magazines, various speeches and manuscripts for three of Marx's books.

Series 3: Scripts and Sketches, 1939-1959, undated, is arranged alphabetically with television scripts and sketches placed before full-length movie and theatre scripts. This series contains television, motion picture and theatre scripts and sketches, monologues, and related written material pertaining to works starring or featuring Marx. It also contains scripts for the one theatrical play written by Marx, A Time for Elizabeth.

Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1923-1978 is arranged chronologically and contains sixteen scrapbooks spanning Marx's career from his first Broadway success, I'll Say She Is to the year after his death. Of particular interest are the early scrapbooks for the Marx Brothers career, a scrapbook spanning the years 1934-1958 complied by Marx himself for his daughter Melinda, a photographic scrapbook compiled by the staff of Life magazine documenting a 1963 magazine layout of Marx and his then wife Eden Hartford Marx. There is also a scrapbook devoted to Chico Marx's brief career as a bandleader in the mid-late 1940s.

Series 5: Music,circa 1930-1975, undated is arranged alphabetically and includes original music manuscripts written by Marx and songs for Marx's shows and motion pictures and unidentified manuscripts perhaps written by Marx, his friends, his daughter Melinda or her music teacher. It also includes commercially produced sheet music purchased by Marx, copies of songs featured in Marx's motion pictures, music from "Minnie's Boys the theatrical production based on the Marx Brothers and their mother, an autographed copy of "Stay Down Here Where You Belong" by Irving Berlin, songs written by Marx published commercially, and Marx's copy of a collection of songs by Gilbert and Sullivan.

Series 6: Publicity, ca. 1911-1977 contains theatre programs, motion picture reviews, newspaper clippings both foreign and domestic, record album covers, a book cover and one poster of the Marx Brothers. There are items related specifically to Chico Marx. This series is arranged chronologically.

Series 7: Artwork and Photographs, 1911-1976, undatedis arranged according to subject matter and includes artwork, features cartoons and caricatures of the Marx Brothers by various artists including the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer art department and Hirschfield, sketches of the Marx Brothers by Sheila Smith, Peggy Jacobs, Bridget Crowe and Mark E. Williams (all probably fans of the Marx Brothers), various candid photographs, publicity photographs and studio portraits of Marx, his brothers, his immediate family, correspondence and related images and photographic negatives and transparencies.

Series 8: Personal and Family Documents, 1925-1975, undated contains documents relating to Marx's personal life and his brothers Chico Marx, Harpo Marx, and his daughter Melinda. Of particular interest is Marx's copy of the transcript of his divorce deposition from Eden Hartford Marx, two proclamations from the City of Los Angeles and a portfolio cover made for him by his daughter Melinda. This series is arranged chronologically.

Series 9: Audiovisual, 1929-1970 includes home movies of Groucho, brothers Harpo and Chico, and Groucho's wife and children as well as film and kinescope copies of television programs featureing Groucho as the star or guest.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into 9 series.

Series 1: Correspondence,1932-1977

Series 2: Publications, Manuscripts, and Print Articles by Groucho Marx, 1930-1958, undated

Series 3: Scripts and Sketches, 1939-1959, undated

Series 4: Scrapbooks, 1923-1978

Series 5: Music, circa 1930-1975, undated

Subseries 5.1: Original Music Manuscrpts

Subseries 5.2: Commercially Produced Sheet Music and Collections

Series 6: Publicity, circa 1911-1977

Series 7: Artwork and Photographs, 1911-1976, undated

Subseries 7.1: Artwork

Subseries 7.2: Photographs

Subseries 7.3: Photographic Negatives and Transparencies

Series 8: Personal and Family Documents, 1925-1978, undated

Series 9: Audiovisual

Subseries 9.1: Moving Images

Subseries 9.2: Sound Recordings
Biographical / Historical:
One of 20th century America's most enduring comics and cultural icons was Groucho Marx. Julius Henry Marx, better known as Groucho, was born in New York City on October 2, 1890. He was the third of five sons born to Minna and Samuel Marx. Minna's brother, Al Shean, was a part of the well-known vaudeville team, Gallagher and Shean.

The Marx family consisted of five boys: Leonard (Chico), Arthur (Harpo), Julius (Groucho), Milton (Gummo) and Herbert (Zeppo). The family lived in the Yorkville section of New York City. Groucho had a high soprano singing voice and his first job was singing in the choir of an Episcopal church. He joined Gus Hall and his vaudeville troupe when he was eleven. Groucho attended P.S. 86 but never went beyond the 7th grade. Minna organized the Three Nightingales with Groucho, Gummo and a girl singer. The girl was eventually replaced by a boy tenor and Harpo joined the troupe. The name of the group was changed to The Four Nightingales. Minnie acted as the group's manager. The group became known as the Marx Brothers with everyone except Gummo taking part in the act. The family moved to Chicago ca. 1904 where their grandfather lived.

The brothers toured the South and Midwest performing a vaudeville skit called, "Fun in Hiskule". It is noted that the comedy act began in Nacogdoches, Texas. The Marx Brothers first big success came in 1919 with their vaudeville act entitled "Home Again". In 1920, they were booked into the Palace Theatre in New York City and played there for thirteen months. They were later banished from the circuit due to a contract violation - they had accepted employment without Albee's permission. Groucho married Ruth Johnson on February 4th, 1920 and divorced her in July 1942. They had one daughter, Miriam and one son, Arthur born in 1921.

In 1923, they toured with the show, "I'll Say She Is", a collection of vaudeville routines that Groucho had written in collaboration. The show ran on Broadway for thirty-eight weeks. On December 8, 1925, the brothers (using their nicknames professionally for the first time) opened on Broadway in "The Cocoanuts". The play was written expressly for them by George S. Kaufman and Morris Ryskind with music by Irving Berlin. The brothers made a silent film circa 1924 called "Humor Risk" but it was never released. "Animal Crackers" opened on October 23, 1928. It was in this show that Groucho created one of his most famous characters, Captain Spaulding, the African explorer. Groucho was by this time paired with Margaret Dumont, stooge and foil, whom Groucho claimed never, really understood the Marx Brothers comedy.

On the strength of their success in "The Cocoanuts", they were signed to a film contract. In 1929, they made the film version of "The Cocoanuts" while performing "Animal Crackers" on the stage. Their mother, Minna Marx died the same year. The following year they starred in the film version of "Animal Crackers". Both films were made in New York City. In 1931, Groucho moved to Hollywood where The Marx Brothers made thirteen films. The brothers signed with Paramount Pictures and made "Monkey Business" (1931), "Horsefeathers" (1932) and "Duck Soup" (1933) while at the studio. In 1933, Zeppo left the troupe and Samuel Marx died.

In February 1934, Groucho and Chico teamed up in a radio program called, "Flywheel, Shyster and Flywheel", about characters who were comic lawyers. In March 1934, they replaced Ethel Waters on a weekly radio series sponsored by the American Oil Company. In 1935, the brothers starred in "A Night at the Opera" for Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, a film produced by Irving Thalberg and a sequel, "A Day at the Races" (1937). In addition to working for MGM, the brothers starred in "Room Service" (1938) for the RKO studio.

The brothers discontinued the act in September 1941 but reunited for the film "A Night in Casablanca" (1946) and "Love Happy" (1949). Groucho found work as a solo artist making films for RKO, Warner Brothers and Paramount. In March 1943, the Pabst Blue Ribbon Brewery sponsored a half-hour variety show on CBS starring Groucho. Groucho married his second wife, Catherine "Kay" Gorcey in July 1945, they had one daughter Melinda. They divorced in 1951. Groucho continued to guest on many radio shows and continued to be at his peak when ad-libbing. John Guedel created "You Bet Your Life" for Groucho in October 1947. The show aired over the ABC radio network. It moved to CBS and in 1950 it was purchased by NBC and ran on television until 1961. The show ran for a total of four years on radio and eleven years on television. Groucho won radio's Peabody Award as best comedian on radio in 1948; an Emmy award in 1951; and the Motion Picture Daily Annual TV poll from 1951-1954.

Groucho was also musical. He played the guitar, but never as part of his shows. He was also an author and a playwright. He wrote the stage play, "A Time for Elizabeth", in 1948 with Norman Krasna. The play ran for eight days on Broadway but had longer runs in summer stock. In July 1954, Groucho married his third and final wife Eden Hartford. They divorced in December of 1969. In 1967, Simon and Schuster published excerpts from letters Groucho had donated to the Library of Congress in 1965. The book was entitled The Groucho Letters. Groucho authored other books, Groucho and Me (1959) his autobiography, The Secret Word is Groucho (1976) with Hector Arce and The Grouchophile (1976).

Groucho retired in 1961 but in 1972 with the help Erin Fleming, his companion and manager since 1969, he toured in a solo act. The show entitled, "An Evening with Groucho" played Carnegie Hall in New York City in May 1972. Groucho was made a Commander of the French Order of Arts and Letters at the Cannes Film Festival in 1972. In 1974, Groucho received an honorary Academy Award (Oscar) for the contribution of the Marx Brothers to the art of film. Marx died on August 19th, 1977.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Julius H. (Groucho) Marx, through the Estate of Groucho Marx, August 5, 1987.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Reference copies of audiovisual materials must be used. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Comedians -- 1920-1970  Search this
Entertainment  Search this
Radio comedies  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Theater  Search this
Radio programs  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Television programs  Search this
Genre/Form:
Personal papers
Photographs -- 20th century
Motion pictures (visual works)
Photographic prints
Scrapbooks
Sheet music
Correspondence -- 1930-1950
Citation:
Groucho Marx Collection, 1911-1978, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0269
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Groucho Marx Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep845dd2cd0-46ee-4664-8bb1-93308c140f43
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0269
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Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Finch College. Museum of Art  Search this
Varian, Elayne H.  Search this
Container:
Box 15, Folder 52
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1974-1975
Scope and Contents:
See also research file for additional correspondence with Brooks.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment. Use of archival audiovisual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
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:
Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art, 1943-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art
Exhibition records of the Contemporary Study Wing of the Finch College Museum of Art / Series 4: Exhibition Files / "James Brooks Retrospective" (1975)
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9724b1782-4595-41e3-b11b-f69e67c1f220
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-finccoll-ref991
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Second Year No.10

Creator:
New Negro Alliance (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Hastie, William, 1904-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Advertisements
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
March 10, 1934
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 newspapers  Search this
Activism  Search this
Discrimination in employment  Search this
Business enterprises  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertisements -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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New Negro Opinion newspaper
New Negro Opinion newspaper / Series 1: December 1933- December 1934
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa77600a2db-79e7-4a3b-b6f5-8b625e2a23b5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-10-012-3-ref14
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Second Year No.14

Creator:
New Negro Alliance (Washington, D.C.)  Search this
Names:
Hastie, William, 1904-1976  Search this
Container:
Box 1
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Advertisements
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
April 7, 1934
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 newspapers  Search this
Activism  Search this
Discrimination in employment  Search this
Business enterprises  Search this
Genre/Form:
Advertisements -- 20th century
Collection Citation:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
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New Negro Opinion newspaper
New Negro Opinion newspaper / Series 1: December 1933- December 1934
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7b0e9929d-4d6c-4f52-9545-563755b7bffd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-10-012-3-ref17
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Handwritten diary

Collection Creator:
Craton, Forman H., 1902-1983  Search this
Container:
Box 2, Folder 4-5
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1939
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection 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.
Collection Citation:
Forman H. Craton Collection, 1902-1983, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Forman H. Craton Papers
Forman H. Craton Papers / Series 1: Memoirs
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8125e9ac9-d9d4-4018-9e81-d31e35af9af3
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0454-ref263
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