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Musicians

Artist:
Harriet Blackstone, American, 1864–1939  Search this
Medium:
Pastel crayon on paper
Dimensions:
30 × 23 cm (11 13/16 × 9 1/16 in.)
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
n.d.
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Stell Andersen
Accession Number:
1968-101-21-k
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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/kq4254cacee-0524-4d91-a389-b6d5a05c097a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1968-101-21-k

Street Musicians

Photograph by:
Joe Schwartz, American, 1913 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 14 5/16 x 19 5/16 in. (36.3 x 49.1 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 19 7/8 x 15 15/16 in. (50.5 x 40.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Kentucky, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1940s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number:
2010.74.67
Restrictions & Rights:
© Joe Schwartz
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd536925aea-b8ca-43a3-aa60-b67aae0174be
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.74.67

Great American Musicians

Created by:
Joe Schwartz, American, 1913 - 2013  Search this
Subject of:
Sarah Vaughan, American, 1924 - 1990  Search this
Louis Armstrong, American, 1901 - 1971  Search this
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959  Search this
David Howard  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 13 7/8 in. (27.9 x 35.2 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1950s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number:
2010.74.148
Restrictions & Rights:
© Joe Schwartz
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ca2bfe04-f2b7-403d-a58b-9553f333e152
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.74.148

Harlem Musicians

Artist:
Elizabeth Olds, born Minneapolis, MN 1896-died Sarasota, FL 1991  Search this
Medium:
screenprint on paper
Dimensions:
image: 11 3/8 x 18 1/2 in. (28.9 x 47 cm) sheet: 14 3/4 x 21 7/8 in. (37.5 x 55.6 cm)
Type:
Graphic Arts-Print
Date:
ca. 1937
Topic:
Figure group\male  Search this
African American  Search this
Performing arts\music\drum  Search this
Performing arts\music\trombone  Search this
Performing arts\music\horn  Search this
Performing arts\music\saxophone  Search this
New Deal\Works Progress Administration, Federal Art Project\New York City  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Transfer from the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution
Object number:
1984.31.25
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk762c62f65-f849-4ad3-9d5a-f04ad852f412
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1984.31.25

Musicians Performing?

Collector:
Folkmar, Daniel, 1861-1932  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Photographic print (003 in x 002 in)
Culture:
Japanese ?  Search this
Japanese ?  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographic prints
Photographs
Date:
undated
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.04697000
Local Note:
Black and white photoprint
Place:
Japan ?
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE Asia: Japan: General: NM 126010 04697000, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Asia / Japan / Gen
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw32b80ec7b-04fd-4bce-a8e7-38d9064a06ae
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref7622

Musicians' Protective Association Local 767 claim form

Created by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Paul Kalmanovitz  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
forms (documents)
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Business  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.25.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd511073d33-aae4-40f9-bf4e-e1bb8b7b3714
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.25.3
Online Media:

Letter to the Musicians' Protective Association from Duke Ellington

Written by:
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974  Search this
Received by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
business letters
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 10, 1942
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Justice  Search this
Labor  Search this
Law  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.32ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5bed6958f-8d4a-4e70-9c03-7e65a3463bed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.32ab
Online Media:

Letter to Paul Kalmanovitz from the Musicians' Protective Association

Written by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Received by:
Paul Kalmanovitz  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 25, 1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Business  Search this
Gender  Search this
Labor  Search this
Law  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
U.S. History, 1945-1953  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.25.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b1d660ce-d42f-484d-8a3a-19e1ef015976
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.25.2
Online Media:

Tonquin Musicians Engraving

Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. United States National Museum. Department of Anthropology. Division of Ethnology  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (leaf)
Culture:
Vietnamese  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Works of art
Date:
01 SEP 1883
Local Numbers:
NAA INV.08985200
Local Note:
engraving
Genre/Form:
Works of art
Citation:
Photo Lot 97 DOE: Asia: Indochina: Vietnam: Tonkin: Unlisted: Unidentified & Mixed Peoples, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
See more items in:
Division of Ethnology photograph collection
Division of Ethnology photograph collection / Asia / Indochina / Vietnam
Archival Repository:
National Anthropological Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/nw33d6f712a-a8f7-401e-bfa5-219874ef845c
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-naa-photolot-97-ref15214

Photographic print of five jazz musicians

Photograph by:
Charles "Teenie" Harris, American, 1908 - 1998  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 6 1/2 × 8 9/16 in. (16.5 × 21.7 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 8 × 10 in. (20.3 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Latin jazz (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Charles A. Harris and Beatrice Harris in memory of Charles "Teenie" Harris
Object number:
2014.302.28
Restrictions & Rights:
© Carnegie Museum of Art, Charles "Teenie" Harris Archive
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f81dcd86-6630-4d2f-a432-ac55dc0e28ac
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.302.28
Online Media:

44c Musicians and Balloon single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 4419
Medium:
paper; ink / photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
September 9, 2009
Topic:
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2009.2029.613
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8155362a0-0896-4a2d-9f6e-0f2e7da5a381
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2029.613

Departure of Our Summer Musicians

Artist:
Frederick Stuart Church, American, 1842–1924  Search this
Collector:
Dr. Dudley Tenney, New York City  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Object Name:
Ephemera
Type:
Ephemera
Made in:
USA
Credit Line:
Bequest of Erskine Hewitt
Accession Number:
1938-57-1070-525
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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/kq40a079b9a-bfa1-47a9-9c88-d2896e1da6c3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1938-57-1070-525
Online Media:

United States Postal Service Commemorative Cachet, presented to Doc Cheatham

Recipient:
Cheatham, Doc  Search this
Depicted:
Armstrong, Louis  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 14 in x 1 in; 25.4 cm x 35.56 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
plaque
Place made:
United States
Presentation date:
1996
Credit Line:
Gift of Amanda N. Cheatham
ID Number:
2002.0218.03
Accession number:
2002.0218
Catalog number:
2002.0218.03
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Jazz
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-8ed8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1006210
Online Media:

44c Drum Major and Musicians single

Title:
Scott Catalogue USA 4418
Medium:
paper; ink / photogravure
Type:
Postage Stamps
Place:
United States of America
Date:
September 9, 2009
Topic:
Holidays & Celebrations  Search this
U.S. Stamps  Search this
Credit line:
Copyright United States Postal Service. All rights reserved.
Object number:
2009.2029.612
See more items in:
National Postal Museum Collection
Data Source:
National Postal Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/hm8a3817004-ba71-47dd-b236-1b057c198711
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npm_2009.2029.612

Union card for Cab Calloway

Issued by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Used by:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/4 × 3 7/8 in. (5.7 × 9.8 cm)
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Band (Music)  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Labor  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2015.273.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Cabell “Cab” Calloway III Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5962de109-0c71-47fd-baf8-37a35adfc63c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.273.1
Online Media:

Bessie Smith medal, American Negro Commemorative Society series, United States, 1971

Issuing authority:
American Negro Commemorative Society  Search this
Associated person:
Smith, Bessie  Search this
Maker:
Franklin Mint  Search this
Physical Description:
silver (overall material)
Measurements:
medal: 3.88 cm; x 1 1/2 in
Object Name:
medal
Other Terms:
Medal; Commemorative
Place made:
United States
Associated place:
United States
Date made:
1971
Credit Line:
American Negro Commemorative Society
ID Number:
NU.71.22.1
Catalog number:
71.22.1
Maker number:
29
Serial number:
3
Accession number:
292935
See more items in:
Work and Industry: National Numismatic Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-74bb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_967842
Online Media:

Promotional card for a piano recital given by Eunice Waymon (Nina Simone)

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Nina Simone, American, 1933 - 2003  Search this
National Association of Negro Musicians, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/4 x 3 7/8 in. (5.7 x 9.8 cm)
Type:
advertising cards
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1954
Topic:
African American  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.132.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e353db53-8f11-4ae9-bd32-30ed154bbaf3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.132.2
Online Media:

Musician

Graphic artist:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome  Search this
Original artist:
Fortuny y Carbo, Mariano  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 13 cm x 10 cm; 5 1/8 in x 3 15/16 in
sheet: 22.5 cm x 18 cm; 8 27/32 in x 7 3/32 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Etching
Place made:
World
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1877
Subject:
Musicians  Search this
ID Number:
GA.14446.03
Accession number:
94830
Catalog number:
14446.03
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-b6c7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1001839

Musician

Graphic artist:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
image: 18.5 cm x 15 cm; 7 9/32 in x 5 29/32 in
plate: 22.5 cm x 18 cm; 8 27/32 in x 7 3/32 in
sheet: 29.5 cm x 22 cm; 11 5/8 in x 8 21/32 in
Object Name:
Print
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1893
Subject:
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
ID Number:
GA.14436.02
Accession number:
94830
Catalog number:
14436.02
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-8398-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1001806

Musician

Graphic artist:
Ferris, Jean Leon Gerome  Search this
Original artist:
Fortuny y Carbo, Mariano  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29.5 cm x 23 cm; 11 5/8 in x 9 1/16 in
plate: 13 cm x 10 cm; 5 1/8 in x 3 15/16 in
Object Name:
Print
Object Type:
Etching
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1877
Subject:
Musicians  Search this
ID Number:
GA.14446.01
Accession number:
94830
Catalog number:
14446.01
See more items in:
Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Art
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a5-b6c5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1001837

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