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Norman and Sally Coe Scopitone Film Collection

Donor:
Coe, Norman  Search this
Musician:
Alpert, Herb  Search this
Singer:
Anka, Paul  Search this
Bach, Vivi  Search this
Carr, Vikki  Search this
Damone, Vic  Search this
Eckstine, Billy  Search this
Ennis, Ethel  Search this
Greco, Buddy  Search this
Hallyday, Johnny, 1943 -  Search this
Lansing, Joi, 1934-1972  Search this
McNair, Barbara  Search this
Morgan, Jane, 1920 -  Search this
Rawls, Lou  Search this
Reese, Della  Search this
Reynolds, Debbie  Search this
Riley, Billy Lee, 1933-  Search this
Rydell, Bobby  Search this
Sedaka, Neil  Search this
Sinatra, Frank, Jr., 1944-  Search this
Starr, Kay  Search this
Vee, Bobby  Search this
Warwick, Dionne  Search this
Vocalist:
Darren, James  Search this
Gore, Lesley, 1946-  Search this
Composer:
Legrand, Michel, 1932 -  Search this
Extent:
141 Film reels
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Film reels
Music
16mm motion picture film
Date:
circa 1962-1970
Summary:
Scopitones are three minute long 16mm films that were viewed on a Scopitone machine, a jukebox-like player. A precursor to music videos, Scopitones -- both the films and the machines -- were popular in the United States from around 1962 to 1968. The films featured sets, costumes, and dancers in support of well-known performers singing a single song. The collection includes Scopitone films from the United States and Europe.
Scope and Contents:
The collection comprises approximately one hundred and forty 16mm color composite magnetic track motion picture prints produced to be played on a Scopitone juke box. These films were produced in Europe and the United States.
Arrangement:
The collection is organized into one series. The order follows the original catalogue/distribution numbers.

Series 1, Original Films, 1962-1970
Biographical / Historical:
Referring to both the films and the machines that played them, a Scopitone is song-length film viewed on a juke-box like machine with a screen. Introduced in the late 1950s in France, and based on technology developed during World War Two, the Scopitone machine offered a selection of up to thirty-six titles. Patrons would insert coins (twnty-five cents per play in the United States), press the button for the film desired, and the film would appear on a small screen that formed the top of the machine. The Scopitone films were three minute-long 16mm composite magnetic track prints that featured performers singing popular songs of the time. Like their predecessor, Soundies, and paving the way for music videos, Scopitones included basic sets, costumes, and choreography. Scopitones were made in France, Great Britain, and Germany. Scopitones (both the machines and the films) were most popular in France. Consequently, a large number of the films are in French and star performers well-known in France. One of the major producers of American Scopitone films was Harman-ee Productions, a company owned by Debbie Reynolds. In the United States, Scopitone machines could be found in bars, restaurants, and lounges. Performers as varied as Debbie Reynolds, Neil Sedaka, and Ethel Ennis appeared in American Scopitones. In many of the films the stars sang the songs while surrounded by scantily-clad dancers. On occasion the production numbers told the "story" of the song. More often, the sets, dance moves, and costumes appeared superfluous. The "look" of the films reflected the times with choreography influenced by the Twist and other contemporary dances and clothing and hair-dos straight from a mid-1960s teen fashion magazine. Scopitones flourished in the United States for a very short period of time. First introduced around 1962, interest in producing and viewing Scopitones had ended by 1968. Most American machines and films were tossed in the trash. Collectors acquired the remaining machines and films. Scopitone films, once a mostly forgotten genre, are now easily viewed on Youtube, introducing this short-lived cultural phenomenon to new generations of viewers. The donor, Norman Coe, became involved with Scopitone as a business in 1964 when he purchased ten machines from the Scopitone division of Tel-A-Sign, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois. Coe placed his machines and the films in bars and restaurants around the Albany, New York area. He left the business in the late 1960s, selling all but one of his machines and several cartons of Scopitone films. He donated his remaining machine and films to the National Museum of American History in 2011.
Related Materials:
Materials in the National Museum of American History

The Division of Culture and the Arts acquired a Scopitone machine as part of the same donation. Accession #: 2011.0056
Provenance:
Scopitone machine and films donated by Norman and Sally Coe in 2011.
Restrictions:
The 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.
Genre/Form:
Music
16mm motion picture film
Citation:
[Title], Norman and Sally Coe Scopitone Film Collection, circa 1964-1970, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1230
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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(Pop) Icon: Britney

Artist:
R. Luke DuBois  Search this
Sitter:
Britney Jean Spears, born 2 Dec 1981  Search this
Medium:
Single-channel video (color, sound), custom frame
Dimensions:
Video screen with frame: 54.6 × 49.5 × 15.2 cm (21 1/2 × 19 1/2 × 6")
Duration: 60 min.
Type:
Time-Based Media
Date:
2010
Topic:
Britney Jean Spears: Female  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; purchased through the Marc Pachter Acquisitions Fund, Jon and Lillian Lovelace
Object number:
NPG.2015.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© 2010, R. Luke Dubois
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm446e6aa59-89d4-4bac-b299-2fd9908904e9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_NPG.2015.19

Phyllis Diller’s Gag File

Manufacturer:
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Maker:
Diller, Phyllis  Search this
Art Steel Company, Inc.  Search this
Physical Description:
steel (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
adhesive (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 in x 40 in x 17 1/4 in; 121.92 cm x 101.6 cm x 43.815 cm
Object Name:
file
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
ca 1962 - 1994
Subject:
Humor  Search this
Comedians  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Phyllis Diller
ID Number:
2003.0289.01.01
Accession number:
2003.0289
Catalog number:
2003.0289.01.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Phyllis Diller
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-40b6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1218385
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Boombox, used by Fab 5 Freddy

Maker:
Sharp  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 1/2 in x 34 in x 9 in; 29.21 cm x 86.36 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
boom box
radio
music system
Date made:
ca 1985
Subject:
Hip-Hop  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Fred (Fab 5 Freddy) Brathwaite
ID Number:
2006.0059.01
Accession number:
2006.0059
Catalog number:
2006.0059.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Highlights from the Culture and the Arts Collection
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-83fd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1322612
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Oral history interview with Robert Longo, 2009 January 30-31

Interviewee:
Longo, Robert, 1953-  Search this
Interviewer:
Richards, Judith Olch, 1947-  Search this
Subject:
Acconci, Vito  Search this
Alexander, Brooke  Search this
Bender, Gretchen  Search this
Brauntuch, Troy  Search this
Clough, Charles  Search this
Fink, Leonara  Search this
Fischer, Konrad  Search this
Gibson, William  Search this
Goldstein, Jack  Search this
Heiss, Alanna  Search this
Irwin, Robert  Search this
König, Kasper  Search this
Krims, Leslie  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Malkin, Phil  Search this
Mazzoli, Emilio  Search this
McMann, Paul  Search this
Mullican, Matt  Search this
Ranieri, Dominic  Search this
Reeves, Keanu  Search this
Reiring, Janelle  Search this
Salle, David  Search this
Shea, Diane  Search this
Sherman, Cindy  Search this
Sukowa, Barbara  Search this
Winer, Helene  Search this
Zwack, Michael  Search this
Hallwalls (Museum)  Search this
Los Angeles County Museum of Art  Search this
Metro Pictures (Gallery)  Search this
Nassau Community College  Search this
State University of New York at Buffalo  Search this
University of North Texas  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
France -- Paris -- description and travel
Italy -- description and travel
Topic:
Dyslexia  Search this
Painters -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15649
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)282217
AAA_collcode_longo09
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_282217

Outfit worn by Big Daddy Kane

Designed by:
Dapper Dan, American, born 1945  Search this
Worn by:
Big Daddy Kane, American, born 1968  Search this
Medium:
leather, plastic, satin, and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W (.1 Jacket (width arm to arm)): 28 1/4 × 66 in. (71.8 × 167.6 cm)
H x W (.2 Pants): 43 1/2 × 16 1/2 in. (110.5 × 41.9 cm)
Type:
outfits
jackets
trousers
Place made:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1992
Topic:
African American  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Big Daddy Kane
Object number:
2018.106.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dd0d5415-a583-426a-9130-bf7138cfdec0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.106.1-.2

Song and system : the making of American pop music Harvey Rachlin

Title:
Making of American pop music
Author:
Rachlin, Harvey  Search this
Author:
ProQuest (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xxxvi, 290 pages)
Type:
Electronic resources
Place:
United States
Date:
2020
Topic:
Popular music--History and criticism  Search this
Sound recording industry--History  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Sound recording industry  Search this
Call number:
ML3477 .R35 2020 (Internet)
Restrictions & Rights:
1-user
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1145011

Wireless multimedia : a guide to the IEEE 802.15.3 standard / James P.K. Gilb

Author:
Gilb, James P. K. 1965-  Search this
Physical description:
1 online resource (xix, 314 pages) : illustrations
Type:
Electronic resources
Electronic books
Date:
2004
Topic:
IEEE 802.11 (Standard)  Search this
Multimedia systems  Search this
Wireless LANs  Search this
Call number:
TK5105.5668 .G55 2004 (Internet)
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1129437

The freshest kids / QD3 Entertainment presents ; a Brotherhood Films production ; a film by Israel ; executive producer, Quincy "QD3" Jones III ; produced & directed by Israel

Title:
Fresh, the freshest kids : a history of the b-boy
History of the b-boy
Author:
QD III 1968-  Search this
Israel (Director)  Search this
Brenner, Eric N  Search this
Colon, Richie  Search this
QD3 Entertainment (Firm)  Search this
Brotherhood Films (Firm)  Search this
Image Entertainment (Firm)  Search this
Physical description:
1 videodisc (97 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Folklore
Dance films
Documentary films
History
Nonfiction films
Dance
Documentary videos
Place:
United States
New York (N.Y.)
Los Angeles (Calif.)
Date:
2002
©2002
Topic:
Break dancing  Search this
Break dancing--History  Search this
Hip-hop--History  Search this
Dance  Search this
Call number:
video 001544
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1090692

The American folk blues festival, 1962-1966 / Reelin' in the Years Productions, in association with Experience Hendrix ; produced by David Peck & Jon Kanis ... Janie Hendrix & John McDermott

Author:
Peck, David  Search this
Kanis, Jon  Search this
Hendrix, Janie  Search this
McDermott, John  Search this
Bowman, Robb  Search this
Lippman, Horst  Search this
Rau, Fritz  Search this
Reelin' in the Years Productions  Search this
Experience Hendrix L.L.C. (Firm)  Search this
Universal Music & Video Distribution  Search this
Universal Music Enterprises  Search this
Physical description:
2 videodiscs (134 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Video recordings
Music
Date:
2003
1961-1970
Topic:
Blues (Music)  Search this
Call number:
video 001562
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1095001

Modern painters [sound recording] : paint it black

Title:
Paint it black
Author:
Herbert, Matthew  Search this
Deller, Jeremy 1966-  Search this
Claydon, Steve musician  Search this
Four Tet (Musical group)  Search this
Sigur Rós (Musical group)  Search this
Black Dice (Musical group)  Search this
Prada-Meinhof Gang  Search this
Kronos Quartet  Search this
Physical description:
1 sound disc : digital ; 4 3/4 in
Type:
Sound recordings
Date:
2003
[2003]
2001-2010
Topic:
Avant-garde (Music)  Search this
Alternative rock music  Search this
Electronic music  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Music videos  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_977580

John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster

Creator:
Turner, John F.  Search this
Names:
Arient, Beth, 1946-  Search this
Arient, James, 1946-  Search this
Camp, Jeffrey Thomas, 1944-  Search this
Dickinson, Eleanor, 1931-  Search this
Esman, Rosa  Search this
Finster, Beverly  Search this
Finster, Howard, 1916-2001  Search this
Finster, Pauline  Search this
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926-  Search this
Hartigan, Lynda Roscoe  Search this
Hemphill, Herbert Waide  Search this
Jabbour, Alan  Search this
Kind, Phyllis  Search this
Kirwin, Liza  Search this
Lancaster, Clay  Search this
Nasisse, Andy S., 1946-  Search this
Nutt, Jim, 1938-  Search this
Volkerz, Willem  Search this
Extent:
6.9 Linear feet
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Interviews
Sound recordings
Photographs
Transcriptions
Video recordings
Date:
circa 1928-2015
bulk 1978-1990
Summary:
The John F. Turner collection of research material on visionary self-taught artist Howard Finster measures 6.9 linear feet and dates from circa 1928 to 2015, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1978 to 1990. John Turner is a California-based curator who compiled this collection in preparation for his book Howard Finster: Man of Visions (1989). Found within the collection are correspondence; numerous interviews with Finster and Finster family members, curators and historians, collectors, and artists; draft manuscripts and research notes; compiled research files on other topics; printed materials and commercial broadcast video recordings; and photographic material, including polaroids annotated by Finster. There is also one series of Howard Finster's papers that include writings by Finster, sound and video recordings of Finster exhibitions and talks by Finster related to those exhibitions, recordings of other speaking engagements, sermons, and other events, a scattering of personal business records that includes a ledger and price list of artwork, and artwork.
Scope and Contents:
The John F. Turner collection of research material on visionary self-taught artist Howard Finster measures 6.9 linear feet and dates from circa 1928 to 2015, with the bulk of the materials dating from 1978 to 1990. John Turner is a California-based curator who compiled this collection in preparation for his book Howard Finster: Man of Visions (1989). Found within the collection are correspondence; numerous interviews with Finster and Finster family members, curators and historians, collectors, and artists; draft manuscripts and research notes; compiled research files on other topics; printed materials and commercial broadcast video recordings; and photographic material, including polaroids annotated by Finster. There is also one series of Howard Finster's papers that include writings by Finster, sound and video recordings of Finster exhibitions and talks by Finster related to those exhibitions, recordings of other speaking engagements, sermons, and other events, a scattering of personal business records that includes a ledger and price list of artwork, and artwork.

Correspondence mostly consists of letters to John Turner from Howard Finster and Finster family members, folklorist Alan Jabbour, Clay Lancaster, Andy Nasisse, and others. There are also letters to Howard Finster from miscellaneous correspondents.

Numerous interviews with and about Howard Finster are found on 47 sound cassettes, and one partial transcript. In addition to interviews conducted by Turner, there are interviews with Finster conducted by Liza Kirwin and Willem Volkerz. Most of the interviews are with others about Finster, including family members, collectors, curators and art historians, and other artists. Interviewees include Jim and Beth Arient, Jeffrey Camp, Eleanor Dickinson, Rosa Esman, Beverly and Pauline Finster, Allen Ginsberg, Lynda Hartigan, Herbert Waide Hemphill, Alan Jabbour, Phyllis Kind, Jim Nutt, and others.

Writings consist of Turner's research notebooks and a typescript draft for his book Howard Finster: Man of Visions. There are some curator's statements and loose notes possibly written by others. Research files include printed material compiled by John Turner on various artists and subjects not directly related to Finster, except for bibliographies.

Papers and other materials created by Howard Finster are arranged into one separate series. These include writings; exhibition files, including video and sound recordings; personal business records; artwork, including album covers and posters; and sound recordings of Finster's public and private talks, sermons, and events. Many of the sound recordings were recorded by Finster himself.

Printed material consists of newspaper and magazine clippings about Howard Finster, exhibition catalogs, announcements, magazines, and art periodicals. There are also 2 videocassettes of commercially released television appearances and music videos.

Photographic material includes photographs, slides, negatives, and transparencies of Howard Finster and his artwork. There are images of Finster and his family, artwork, exhibitions, openings, and events. Some of the images are annotated by Finster.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged as 7 series.

Series 1: Correspondence, 1967-2005 (0.3 linear feet; Box 1)

Series 2: Interviews, 1977-circa 1989 (1.5 linear feet; Boxes 1-2)

Series 3: Writings, circa 1980-circa 1989 (0.4 linear feet; Boxes 2-3)

Series 4: Research Files, circa 1971-2015 (0.5 linear feet; Box 3)

Series 5: Howard Finster Files and Sound and Video Recordings, circa 1970-2001 (1.6 linear feet; Boxes 3-5, OV 9, 11)

Series 6: Printed Material, circa 1975-2010 (1.2 linear feet; Boxes 5-6, OV 10)

Series 7: Photographic Material, circa 1928-circa 2000 (1.4 linear feet; Boxes 6-8)
Biographical / Historical:
John F. Turner is a writer and curator who lives in California. Turner has written books on photography and folk art and is an adjunct curator at the San Francisco Craft and Folk Art Museum. He has also worked for NBC news and documented the lives of folk artists for many years.

Turner befriended visionary, self-taught artist and Baptist minister Howard Finster sometime in the late 1970s. The research material in this collection was compiled over a decade for Turner's book Howard Finster: Man of Vision (Alfred A. Knopf, 1989).
Related Materials:
The Archives of American Art also has the Barbara Shissler Nosanow materials relating to Howard Finster, circa 1981; an oral history interview with Howard Finster conducted on June 11, 1984 by Liza Kirwin; and an interview with Howard Finster conducted by James Arient and Howard Finster's own sound recordings of himself from 1981-1982.
Provenance:
The John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster was donated by John F. Turner in 1987 and 2016.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Use of archival visual recordings with no duplicate access copy requires advance notice.
Rights:
The John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.

The U-matic videocassette of Howard Finster's exhibition opening at Braunstein Gallery (1981) requires permission from John F. Turner to reproduce for publication.
Topic:
Curators -- California  Search this
Authors -- California  Search this
Folk artists -- California  Search this
Folk art  Search this
Self-taught artists  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Photographs
Transcriptions
Video recordings
Citation:
John F. Turner research material on Howard Finster, circa 1928-2015, bulk dates 1978-1990. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
AAA.turnjohn
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Playbill for 'Master Harold' …and the boys

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Royale Theatre, American, founded 1927  Search this
Subject of:
Danny Glover, American, born 1946  Search this
Michael Boatman, American, born 1964  Search this
Christopher Denham  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 3/8 x 5 1/4 in. (21.3 x 13.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2003
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.64
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/fd587c265f6-1395-47f4-9ec5-abb5cc5add13
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.64
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Nation Mourns Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Who Broke Barriers and Became a Feminist Icon

Creator:
Smithsonian Magazine  Search this
Type:
Blog posts
Smithsonian staff publications
Blog posts
Published Date:
Sat, 19 Sep 2020 16:39:49 +0000
Topic:
Custom RSS  Search this
See more posts:
Smithsonian Article Database
Data Source:
Smithsonian Magazine
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:posts_63f0a0862c0f4476bc105428957d2a14

Playbill for Mud River Stone

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Playwrights Horizons, American, founded 1971  Search this
Subject of:
Paula Newsome, American  Search this
Michael Potts, American  Search this
Maduka Steady  Search this
Brian Murray, South African, born 1937  Search this
Oni Faida Lampley, American, 1959 - 2008  Search this
John McAdams, American, 1975 - 2012  Search this
Mirjana Jokovic, Serbian, born 1967  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
Date:
1997
Topic:
African American  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African, American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.68
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/fd52385f33e-fb9d-4037-942b-2ab8f55aa314
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.68
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Playbill for Neat

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Subject of:
Charlayne Woodard, American, born 1953  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 3/8 x 5 3/8 in. (21.3 x 13.7 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1997
Topic:
African American  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.69
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/fd5e54032ec-a411-4f01-afb6-9813bcc30b79
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.69
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Playbill for Having Our Say

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Booth Theatre, American, founded 1913  Search this
Subject of:
Mary Alice, American, born 1941  Search this
Gloria Foster, American, 1933 - 2001  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 5 1/4 in. (21.6 x 13.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.41
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/fd517b935c0-9569-4aff-8d13-1a53ceb47445
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.41
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Playbill for The Who’s Tommy

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
St. James Theatre, American, founded 1927  Search this
Subject of:
Pete Townshend, British, born 1945  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:
1993-1995
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.95
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/fd55dddebad-f67e-4726-89b5-8d87e302e0fb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.95
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Gretchen Bender papers, 1980-2004

Creator:
Bender, Gretchen, 1951-2004  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13377
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)256159
AAA_collcode_bendgret
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Audio - Visual
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_256159

Playbill for The Song of Jacob Zulu

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Gerald Schoenfeld Theatre, American, founded 1918  Search this
Subject of:
Ladysmith Black Mambazo, South African, founded 1960  Search this
Gerry Becker, American, born 1951  Search this
Pat Bowie  Search this
Robert Breuler, American  Search this
David Connelly, American  Search this
Leelai Demoz, American, born 1968  Search this
K. Todd Freeman, American, born 1965  Search this
Erika L. Heard, American, born 1967  Search this
Danny Johnson, American  Search this
Gary DeWitt Marshall, American  Search this
Zakes Mokae, South African, 1934 - 2009  Search this
Tania Richard, American  Search this
Seth Sibanda  Search this
Alan Wilder  Search this
Nicholas Cross Wodtke  Search this
Cedric Young, American  Search this
Created by:
Daniel Oreskes, American  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:
1993
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.90
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/fd5b322f5c1-fb3b-4532-868e-c6460aa3cbbe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.90
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