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The Mandarin menu

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 1/16 in x 10 1/8 in; 25.55875 cm x 25.7175 cm
Object Name:
menu
Date made:
1968
Credit Line:
Gift from Cecilia Chang
ID Number:
2013.0127.01
Accession number:
2013.0127
Catalog number:
2013.0127.01
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Work and Industry: Asian Pacific American Business
Food
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-ec7c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1444304
Online Media:

China Grill: Menu

Designer:
Douglas Riccardi, probably American, active late 20th century  Search this
Design Director:
Tibor Kalman, American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999  Search this
Illustrator:
Maira Kalman, American, Israeli-born, b. 1949  Search this
Firm:
M&Co, New York, New York, USA, 1979–1992  Search this
Client:
Jeffrey Chodorow  Search this
Richard Rosansky  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithography on plastic
Dimensions:
30.2 x 45.5 cm (11 5/16 x 18 in.)
Type:
graphic design
menu
Object Name:
menu
Place:
USA
Date:
1986
Credit Line:
Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.
Accession Number:
1993-151-280
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48efee022-52da-4a2a-944f-139d3047f461
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1993-151-280

Around the World Menu: Salute to Armenia Dinner

Designer:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Medium:
Support: off-white wove paper
Type:
ephemera
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date:
mid-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
Accession Number:
1994-21-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq493dfb531-4384-4982-ae73-4b7fbdd7bf75
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-21-1

Around the World Menu: Salute to Brazil Dinner

Designer:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Medium:
Support: off-white wove paper
Type:
ephemera
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Date:
mid-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
Accession Number:
1994-21-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq40ef3e0ad-8f81-432e-af30-1f57b8f875f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-21-2

Maitre d' with Sardi's Menu in Hand

Designer:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Artist:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink on white wove paper
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
USA
Made in:
USA
Date:
mid-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
Accession Number:
1994-21-8
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq48ebded18-10b2-4883-98ad-dc669c04ec8c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-21-8

Two Patrons and Doorman on Menu for Oak Room

Artist:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink on paper
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
USA
Made in:
USA
Date:
mid-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
Accession Number:
1994-21-27
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq488f9cfbf-e67f-4159-a2c3-ef94313b708f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-21-27

Waiter, Caricature on Menu from Grand Hotel de la Poste, Rouen

Artist:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink on white wove paper
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
France
Made in:
USA
Date:
mid-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
Accession Number:
1994-21-28
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4a74142f8-f7bb-4620-891e-9e1c0b4e8c57
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-21-28

Satyr Wearing United Apron with Woman on Shoulders Pouring Wine, On Menu from United Air Lines

Artist:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink, brush and brown wash on off-white wove paper
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
USA
Made in:
USA
Date:
mid-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
Accession Number:
1994-21-29
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq45afdaef7-6e6f-4fed-ac52-a9e8d4c8c65c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-21-29

Restaurant Florent: Cows/ Best Fish

Design Director:
Tibor Kalman, American, b. Hungary, 1949–1999  Search this
Firm:
M&Co, New York, New York, USA, 1979–1992  Search this
Medium:
Offset lithography
Dimensions:
34.6 x 27 cm (13 5/8 x 10 5/8 in.)
Type:
graphic design
advertisement
Object Name:
advertisement
Place:
USA
Date:
late 20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of Tibor Kalman/ M & Co.
Accession Number:
1993-151-309
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq41f87da38-e6a1-42f6-a141-293c8195a812
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1993-151-309

Bull Behind Screen, Grill Del Prado

Artist:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink on pale olive card paper
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
USA
Made in:
USA
Date:
mid-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
Accession Number:
1994-21-41
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4e8df0882-ad07-4896-bbea-2295cf444053
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-21-41

Matador with Bull, Grill del Prado

Artist:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink on off-white card paper
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
Mexico
Made in:
USA
Date:
mid-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
Accession Number:
1994-21-25
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4b6a9e830-6b58-4f3f-ae9c-2bfa5faabeb0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-21-25

Benvenuto a Venezia, Chef with Spaghetti and Chef with Cake, Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal

Designer:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Artist:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink on white wove paper
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
USA
Made in:
USA
Date:
mid-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
Accession Number:
1994-21-39
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq478a0d34a-007d-47bd-abd8-8c3792ae8c71
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-21-39

Hippies at the Plaza

Artist:
Alfred Bendiner, American, 1899–1964  Search this
Medium:
Pen and black ink on white card paper
Type:
graphic design
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Place:
USA
Made in:
USA
Date:
mid-20th century
Credit Line:
Gift of the Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
Accession Number:
1994-21-40
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright Notice:
© Alfred and Elizabeth Bendiner Foundation
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq434b503bb-23a0-496b-8a94-2e85f2d218b2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1994-21-40

Madame Chiang's Mandarin Recipe Book

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 5/8 in x 7 5/8 in; 19.3675 cm x 19.3675 cm
Object Name:
recipe book
Date made:
1974
Credit Line:
Gift from Cecilia Chang
ID Number:
2013.0127.02
Accession number:
2013.0127
Catalog number:
2013.0127.02
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Asian Pacific American Business
Food
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-d9af-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1444306

Hobson Pittman papers, 1916-1990

Creator:
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette, 1899 or 1900-1972  Search this
Pittman, Hobson Lafayette, 1899 or 1900-1972  Search this
Subject:
Luce, Clare Boothe  Search this
Sanger, Margaret  Search this
Hopper, Edward  Search this
Marsh, Reginald  Search this
Robinson, Edward G.  Search this
Sothern, Ann  Search this
Albright, Ivan  Search this
Annenberg, Walter H.  Search this
Canaday, John  Search this
Gummo, Blanchard  Search this
Woodstock School of Painting  Search this
Topic:
Painting, Modern -- 20th century -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia  Search this
Theme:
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10345
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213558
AAA_collcode_pitthobs
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_213558

Larry Zim World's Fair Collection

Collector:
Cooper-Hewitt Museum.  Search this
Zim, Larry (Larry Zimmerman), 1931-1987  Search this
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Cultural History  Search this
Names:
Alaska-Yukon-Pacific Exposition (1909 : Seattle, Wash.)  Search this
Appalachian Exposition. (Knoxville, Tennessee: 1911)  Search this
Art and Techniques Exposition (Paris, France: 1937)  Search this
British Empire Exhibition (Wembley, London, England: 1924-1925)  Search this
British Empire Exposition (Glasgow, Scotland: 1938)  Search this
Bronx International Exposition (New York, New York: 1917-1918)  Search this
Brussels International (1910 )  Search this
California Midwinter International Exposition (1894 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
California-Pacific International Exposition (San Diego, California: 1935-1936)  Search this
Canadian National Exposition (1937)  Search this
Centennial Exhibition (1876 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Centennial Exposition of the Ohio Valley and Central States (1888 : Cincinnati, Ohio)  Search this
Century of Progress International Exposition (1933-1934 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
Chicago Autumn Festival (1899)  Search this
Cincinnati Industrial Exposition (1882 : Cincinnati, Ohio)  Search this
Cotton States Exposition (1895 : Atlanta, Ga)  Search this
Esposizione Internationale (1911 : Turin, Italy)  Search this
Esposizione Internationale D'Arte (Venice, Italy: 1910)  Search this
Esposizione Internazionale d'Arte (1895 : Venice, Italy)  Search this
Exhibition of Art Treasures (1857 : Manchester, England)  Search this
Exhibition, Massachusetts Charitable Mechanic Association (1878 : Boston, Massachusetts)  Search this
Expo 67 (Montréal, Québec)  Search this
Exposicion Centro-Americana (1897 : Guatemala City, Guatemala)  Search this
Exposition International (1894 : Lyons, France)  Search this
Exposition International Coloniale Maritime et d'Art Flammand (Antwerp, Belgium: 1930)  Search this
Exposition International de Liege (1930)  Search this
Exposition Internationale Maritime (1887 : Le Havre, France)  Search this
Exposition Nationale Belge (1880 : Belgium)  Search this
Exposition Universelle (1885 : Antwerp, Belgium)  Search this
Exposition Universelle de Paris (1855 : Paris, France)  Search this
Exposition Universelle de Paris (1878 : Paris, France)  Search this
Exposition coloniale internationale de Paris (1931)  Search this
Exposition universelle de 1867 à Paris  Search this
Exposition universelle de 1889 (Paris, France)  Search this
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958 : Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
Exposition universelle internationale de 1900 (Paris, France)  Search this
Fiera di Milano (1939)  Search this
Foreign Exhibition (1883 : Boston, Massachusetts)  Search this
Franco-British Exhibition (London, England: 1908)  Search this
Franklin Institute Exhibition (1874 : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)  Search this
Gewerbe Austellung (1896 : Berlin, Germany)  Search this
Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Great Exhibition of 1851 (London, England)  Search this
Great Industrial Exhibition (1853 : Dublin, Ireland)  Search this
Great Lakes Exposition (Cleveland, Ohio: 1936-1937)  Search this
Hemisfair '68 (San Antonio, Texas: 1968)  Search this
Hudson-Fulton Celebration (1909)  Search this
Imperial International Exhibition (London, England: 1909)  Search this
International Exhibition (1897 : Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
International Exhibition of 1862 (London, England)  Search this
International Exhibition of 1871 (London, England)  Search this
International Exhibition of 1872 (London, England)  Search this
International Exhibition of Arts and Manufactures (1865: Dublin, Ireland)  Search this
International Exposition (Barcelona, Spain: 1929-1930)  Search this
International Exposition (Brussels, Belgium: 1935)  Search this
International Exposition of Decorative Arts and Modern Industries (1925 : Paris, France)  Search this
International Exposition on the Environment (Spokane, Washington: 1974)  Search this
International Fire Exhibition 1903 : London, England)  Search this
International Marine Exhibition of Marine Hygiene and Exhibition of the Italian Glories (Genoa, Italy: 1914)  Search this
International Ocean Exposition (Okinawa, Japan: 1975)  Search this
Interstate and West Indian Exposition (Charleston, South Carolina: 1901-1902)  Search this
Italian Exposition (1904 : London, England)  Search this
Jamestown Tercentennial Exposition (Hampton Roads, Virginia: 1907)  Search this
Japan World Exposition (Osaka, Japan: 1970)  Search this
Japan-British Exhibition (London, England: 1910)  Search this
Knoxville International Energy Exposition (1982)  Search this
Lewis and Clark Centennial Exposition (1905 : Portland, Or.)  Search this
Louisiana Purchase Exposition (1904: Saint Louis, Mo.)  Search this
National Ecuadorian Exposition (Quito, Ecuador: 1909)  Search this
National Export Exposition (1899 : Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1939-1940 : New York, N.Y.)  Search this
New York World's Fair (1964-1965)  Search this
Pan-American Exposition (1901: Buffalo, N.Y.)  Search this
Panama-California Exposition (1915 : San Diego, Calif.)  Search this
Panama-Pacific International Exposition (1915 : San Francisco, Calif.)  Search this
Scottish National Exposition (Edinburgh, Scotland: 1908)  Search this
Sesqui-Centennial International Exposition (1926 : Philadelphia, Pa.)  Search this
Sydney International Exhibition (Sydney, Australia: 1879)  Search this
Texas Centennial Central Exposition (Dallas, Texas: 1936)  Search this
Universal Exhibition (1873 : Vienna, Austria)  Search this
Western Pennsylvania Exposition (1915 : Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania)  Search this
World's Columbian Exposition (1893 : Chicago, Ill.)  Search this
World's Industrial and Cotton Centennial Exposition (1884-1885 : New Orleans, La.)  Search this
Extent:
46 Cubic feet (123 boxes and 150 map-folders)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Motion pictures (visual works)
Postcards
Greeting cards
Stationery
Panoramas
Sheet music
Posters
Shopping bags
Photographs
Stereographs
Menus
Place:
Disneyland (California)
Date:
1841-1988
Scope and Contents:
Memorabilia of fairs and World's Fairs throughout history, both in the United States and abroad, including photographs, stereographs, panoramas and slides; printed materials; postcards; sheet music; philatelic material; stationery and greeting cards; menus and food service items; posters; shopping bags; motion picture films; and other items.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into three series.

Series 1: World's Fair Materials, 1841-1988

Series 2: Reference and Miscellaneous Materials

Series 3: Larry Zim Materials

Series 4: Oversize Materials, 1909-1968
Biographical / Historical:
Larry Zim, whose actual name was Larry Zimmerman, was an industrial designer, a historian of World's Fairs who wrote extensively on the subject, and a collector of World's Fair memorabilia.
Provenance:
Collection by bequest of Larry Zim.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but two oversize folders 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.
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:
Crystal Palace -- (New York, New York)  Search this
Exhibitions  Search this
Genre/Form:
Motion pictures (visual works)
Postcards
Greeting cards
Stationery
Panoramas
Sheet music -- 20th century
Posters
Shopping bags
Photographs -- 19th century
Sheet music -- 19th century
Stereographs
Menus
Citation:
Larry Zim World's Fair Collection, 1841-1988, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0519
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Larry Zim World's Fair Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8523c6615-9c45-41fc-86c2-ca7717969437
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0519
Online Media:

Jazz and Big Band Collection

Creator:
Mooney, Art  Search this
Morrow, Buddy  Search this
Stacy, Jess, 1904-1995  Search this
Timbrell, Tiny, 1917-1992  Search this
Wilson, Teddy, 1912-1986  Search this
Glen Gray Band  Search this
Gabler, Milt  Search this
Fields, Shep  Search this
Dick Jurgens  Search this
James, Harry  Search this
Horace Heidt  Search this
Lombardo, Guy, 1902-1977  Search this
Kay Kyser  Search this
Duchin, Eddy, 1909-1951  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
McIntyre, Hal, -1959  Search this
Krupa, Gene, 1909-1973  Search this
Barron, Blue, 1912-2005  Search this
Elman, Ziggy  Search this
Cohasco, Inc.  Search this
Cugat, Xavier, 1900-1990  Search this
Names:
Anthony, Ray, 1922-  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Barnet, Charlie, 1913-1991  Search this
Beneke, Tex  Search this
Brown, Les, 1912-2001  Search this
Brubeck, Dave  Search this
Calloway, Cab, 1907-  Search this
Christy, June, 1925-  Search this
Cole, Nat King, 1917-1965  Search this
Dorsey, Tommy, 1905-1956  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Frankie Laine  Search this
Garner, Erroll  Search this
Getz, Stan, 1927-1991  Search this
Gillespie, Dizzy, 1917-1993  Search this
Gray, Glen, 1906-1963  Search this
Henderson, Fletcher, 1897-1952  Search this
Herman, Woody, 1913-1987  Search this
Jordan, Louis, 1908-1975  Search this
Kaye, Sammy, 1910-1987  Search this
Kenton, Stan  Search this
Lee, Peggy  Search this
Lopez, Vincent, 1894-1975  Search this
Lunceford, Jimmie  Search this
MacRae, Gordon  Search this
Martin, Freddy, 1906-1983  Search this
May, Billy  Search this
Mercer, Johnny, 1909-1976  Search this
Miller, Glenn  Search this
Monroe, Vaughn, 1911-1973  Search this
Mulligan, Gerry  Search this
Norvo, Red, 1908-1999  Search this
Page, Patti  Search this
Ray McKinley  Search this
Rich, Buddy  Search this
Shaw, Artie, 1910-2004  Search this
Shore, Dinah, 1917-1994  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Spivak, Charlie  Search this
Vallée, Rudy, 1901-1986  Search this
Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990  Search this
Waring, Fred, 1900-1984  Search this
Webb, Chick, 1909-1939  Search this
Weems, Ted  Search this
Welk, Lawrence, 1903-1992  Search this
Whiteman, Paul, 1890-1967  Search this
Whiting, Margaret  Search this
Extent:
1.5 Cubic feet (3 boxes, 1 map folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Contracts
Handbills
Matchcovers
Magazines (periodicals)
Motion picture stills
Menus
Postcards
Posters
Programs
Publicity photographs
Sheet music
Signatures (names)
Tickets
Date:
1930-1975
Scope and Contents:
The collection consists of 235 pieces of music ephemera assembled by an anonymous California musicologist over several decades. The contents include such things as concert ticket stubs; show programs; handbills; publicity stills; record store posters; nightclub souvenirs; autographs; contracts, lobby cards; movie stills; postcards; fan and record industry magazines; sheet music; an oversize RKO theatre owners' advertising book for the 1942 sensation "Syncopation," starring Charlie Barnet, Benny Goodman, Harry James, Gene Krupa, et al; and miscellany such as matchbook covers and novelty promotional pieces. There are just a few letters in the collection. The collection contains materials representing both bands and band members, and individual artists. In many cases, there are only one or a few relevant items. Persons and acts represented include: Ray Anthony, Louis Armstrong, Charlie Barnet, Tex Beneke, Les Brown, Dave Brubeck, Cab Calloway, June Christy, Nat King Cole, Tommy Dorsey, Duke Ellington, Ella Fitzgerald, Erroll Garner, Stan Getz, Dizzy Gillespie, Benny Goodman, Glen Gray, Fletcher Henderson, Woody Herman, Harry James, Louis Jordan, Sammy Kaye, Stan Kenton, Gene Krupa, Kay Kyser, Frankie Laine, Peggy Lee, Guy Lombardo, Vincent Lopez, Jimmy Lunceford, Gordon MacRae, Freddy Martin, Billy May, Johnny Mercer, Glenn Miller, Vaughn Monroe, Gerry Mulligan, Red Norvo, Patti Page, Buddy Rich, Artie Shaw, Dinah Shore, Frank Sinatra, Charlie Spivak, Rudy Vallee, Sarah Vaughan, Fred Waring, Chick Webb, Ted Weems, Lawrence Welk, Paul Whiteman, Margaret Whiting, and Benny Goodman. In other cases, the collection contains an item or items (such as menus) that have been autographed. The collection contains autographs or autographed items for the following: Gene Krupa, Jess Stacy, Teddy Wilson, Blue Barron, Eddie Duchin, Shep Fields, Ziggy Elman, Glen Gray Band, Milt Gabler, Horace Heidt, Dick Jurgens, Kay Kyser, Guy Lombardo, Xavier Cugat, Hal McIntyre, Art Mooney, Buddy Morrow, Harry James and "Tiny" Timbrell.
Arrangement:
Collection is arranged into six series.

Series 1: Magazines, 1939-1950

Series 2: Programs, 1930-1975

Series 3: Publications, 1949-1965

Series 4: Sheet Music, 1935-1943

Series 5: Advertisements, 1932-1954

Series 6: Ephemera, 1938-1953
Provenance:
Purchased at auction by the Archives Center from Cohasco, Inc. in 2016.
Restrictions:
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 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:
Big band music  Search this
Jazz musicians -- United States  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Music -- 20th century  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Genre/Form:
Contracts
Handbills
Matchcovers
Magazines (periodicals)
Motion picture stills
Menus
Postcards
Posters
Programs -- Concerts
Publicity photographs
Sheet music
Signatures (names)
Tickets
Citation:
Jazz and Big Band Collection, 1927-1966, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1388
See more items in:
Jazz and Big Band Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a3031d76-a023-419f-a408-0b38377fe826
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1388
Online Media:

Playbill for I'm Not Rappaport

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Booth Theatre, American, founded 1913  Search this
Subject of:
Judd Hirsch, American, born 1935  Search this
Ben Vereen, American, born 1946  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 3/8 in. (21.6 x 13.7 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
July 2002
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Comedy (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.44
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e7c27d31-e354-4b89-864f-5296302739c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.44
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Playbill for Porgy and Bess

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Gershwin Theatre, American, founded 1972  Search this
Subject of:
Donnie Ray Albert, American, born 1950  Search this
Clamma Dale, American, born 1948  Search this
Wilma Shakesnider  Search this
Abraham Lind-Oquendo  Search this
Esther Hinds  Search this
Delores Ivory-Davis, American, born 1939  Search this
Robert Mosely, American, died 2002  Search this
Irene Oliver  Search this
George Gershwin, American, 1898 - 1937  Search this
Ira Gershwin, American, 1896 - 1983  Search this
DuBose Heyward, American, 1885 - 1940  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 5 5/8 in. (22.9 x 14.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Opera (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.80
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd589248311-f352-40f2-8a55-eb199f77a588
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.80
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Oral History Interview with Douglas Lee

Interviewer:
Meghelli, Samir  Search this
Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (MP3)
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews
Place:
Chinatown (Washington, D.C.)
Date:
2016 August 25
Scope and Contents:
Interview created as part of the research for the Anacostia Community Museum's "A Right to the City" exhibition.
Collection Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Chinese Americans  Search this
Emigration and immigration  Search this
Neighborhoods -- Washington, D.C. -- History  Search this
Genre/Form:
Oral histories (document genres)
Interviews -- 21st century
Citation:
Interview with Douglass Lee, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
See more items in:
A Right to the City Exhibition Records
A Right to the City Exhibition Records / Series I: Oral History Interviews
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa7a8042c29-9ae0-48b8-bbac-054d4d7250c1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-119-ref29
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