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Cakewalk and Ragtime Music

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Names:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (open reel, 1/4 inch)
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Music
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Scope and Contents:
Cakewalk and Ragtime Music consists of musical recordings including Eli Green's Cakewalk, Doc Brown's Cakewalk, and Maple Leaf Rag.
Music. Transcribed from physical asset: Black Films. Undated.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Music  Search this
Piano music (Ragtime)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Music
Citation:
Cakewalk and Ragtime Music, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
ACMA.03-024, Item ACMA AV003252
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The Renaissance: Black arts of the Twenties exhibition records
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/qa739ff09e9-815b-4fc5-8996-88371b7a8480
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-acma-03-024-ref516

Down In Memphis -They're Wearing Out Their Shoes, Dancing To "The Blues"

Composed by:
Hi Wilson  Search this
Written by:
Hale N. Byers  Search this
Published by:
Charles Leslie Johnson, American, 1876 - 1950  Search this
Chas. L. Johnson Music Company, American  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 3/4 × 10 5/16 in. (34.9 × 26.2 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place collected:
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Kansas City, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Cultural Place:
Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1916
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blackface  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number:
2014.275.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd532d59c08-4661-4c3b-b1c9-7d4704185082
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.275.3
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Gelatin silver print of of Sid LeProtti

Photograph by:
H. Bowden  Search this
Subject of:
Louis Sidney (Sid) LeProtti, American, 1886 - 1958  Search this
Owned by:
Frank Driggs, American, 1930 - 2011  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Sheet): 7 13/16 × 10 9/16 in. (19.8 × 26.8 cm)
H x W (Image): 7 1/16 × 8 15/16 in. (17.9 × 22.7 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1916-1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.38.35
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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/fd5ec839f63-a0f7-4661-8453-151eb48b03b3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.38.35
Online Media:

Instrumental and Ragtime Music

Series Creator:
DeVincent, Sam, 1918-1997  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1879-1980
Series Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Series 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.
Series Citation:
The Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0300.S03, Subseries 3.5
See more items in:
Sam DeVincent Collection of Illustrated American Sheet Music, Series 3: African-American Music
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8dcb1f1cd-7d98-49ee-8f76-a752163c3542
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0300-s03-ref200

Playbill for Scott Joplin's Treemonisha

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Gershwin Theatre, American, founded 1972  Search this
Subject of:
Scott Joplin, American, 1867 - 1917  Search this
Carmen Balthrop, American  Search this
Betty Allen, American, 1927 - 2009  Search this
Curtis Rayam, American, born 1951  Search this
Willard White, Jamaican British, born 1946  Search this
Ben Harney, American, born 1952  Search this
Cora Johnson  Search this
Kenneth Hicks, American, born 1952  Search this
Dorceal Duckens, American  Search this
Dwight Ransom  Search this
Raymond Bazemore, American, 1944 - 2001  Search this
Edward Pierson  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:
1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.96
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/fd5abff9520-ca89-45f4-856a-52ea9075003e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.96
Online Media:

The Famous Standards of Maceo Pinkard

Manufactured by:
Broadway Records Co., Inc.  Search this
Written by:
Maceo Pinkard, American, 1897 - 1962  Search this
Produced by:
Edgar Battle, American, 1907 - 1977  Search this
Recorded by:
Samuel Evans, American, 1923 - 1994  Search this
Daisy Banks, American  Search this
Vic Carlo, American  Search this
Delores Andrews, American  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1959
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.3.6a-d
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e34ccc5b-d0e6-40f8-a988-96b095ee0447
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.3.6a-d
Online Media:

Autographed photograph of Eubie Blake playing the piano

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Eubie Blake, American, 1887 - 1983  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 13/16 × 7 5/8 in. (24.9 × 19.4 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number:
2014.3.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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/fd5226d32e7-c7ea-4c01-b6c4-5f57faaa573d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.3.7
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Good Night Angeline

Composed by:
James Reese Europe, American, 1881 - 1919  Search this
Noble Sissle, American, 1889 - 1975  Search this
Eubie Blake, American, 1887 - 1983  Search this
Published by:
M. Witmark & Sons, American, 1886 - 1929  Search this
Subject of:
369th Infantry Regiment, American, 1913 - 1945  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Closed): 12 3/16 × 9 1/4 in. (31 × 23.5 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Date:
1919
Topic:
African American  Search this
Band (Music)  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Marching bands (Music)  Search this
Military  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.63.79
Restrictions & Rights:
Public Domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54801867a-299d-49ef-af79-9c1b7aae476a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.63.79
Online Media:

Eubie Blake Volume 1: Featuring Ivan Harold Browning

Recorded by:
Eubie Blake, American, 1887 - 1983  Search this
Ivan Harold Browning, american, 1891 - 1978  Search this
Distributed by:
Eubie Blake Music, American, founded 1972  Search this
Owned by:
Ginger Smock, American, 1920 - 1995  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W (album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Diameter (record): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Lydia Samuel Bennett
Object number:
2016.161.3.13ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5849bf28b-24a9-46fa-8841-14514b78f192
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2016.161.3.13ab
Online Media:

A Bundle of Rags

Composed by:
Robt. S. Roberts  Search this
Hans S. Liné  Search this
Published by:
Philip Kussel  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 13 1/2 × 10 11/16 in. (34.3 × 27.1 cm)
Type:
sheet music
Place collected:
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
Cincinnati, Hamilton County, Ohio, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1898
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blackface  Search this
Caricature and cartoons  Search this
Minstrel (Music)  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Sylvia Alden Roberts
Object number:
2014.275.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Racist and Stereotypical Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5590cdf3a-1578-49a2-be80-6dab335fd626
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.275.14

Color photograph of Eubie Blake and The Reagans

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Eubie Blake, American, 1887 - 1983  Search this
Marion Blake, American  Search this
President Ronald Reagan, American, 1911 - 2004  Search this
Nancy Reagan, American, born 1921  Search this
Lew Jacobs, American  Search this
Medium:
photographic paper and ink
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 x 10 in. (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
Type:
chromogenic color prints
Place depicted:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Photography  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bobbiegita Walker
Object number:
2011.149.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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/fd523183d81-045c-4ba7-9f85-eadd7e4bf14c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.149.2.1

Playbill for Eubie!

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Ambassador Theatre, American, founded 1928  Search this
Subject of:
Eubie Blake, American, 1887 - 1983  Search this
Noble Sissle, American, 1889 - 1975  Search this
Ethel Beatty  Search this
Terry Burrell  Search this
Leslie Dockery  Search this
Lynnie Godfrey, American  Search this
Gregory Hines, American, 1946 - 2003  Search this
Maurice Hines, American, born 1943  Search this
Mel Johnson Jr., American  Search this
Lonnie McNeil, American  Search this
Janet Powell  Search this
Marion Ramsey, American, born 1947  Search this
Alaina Reed Hall, American, 1946 - 2009  Search this
Jeffery V. Thompson, American, born 1952  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/4 x 5 7/8 in. (23.5 x 14.9 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.26.1
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/fd5abee0079-002b-4c71-a182-653b7d54af61
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.26.1
Online Media:

Photograph of Jim Europe's 369th Infantry Harlem Hellfighters Brass Band

Created by:
Harry C. Ellis, American, 1857 - ca. 1928  Search this
Subject of:
James Reese Europe, American, 1881 - 1919  Search this
369th Infantry Regiment, American, 1913 - 1945  Search this
American Red Cross, American, founded 1881  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 4 9/16 x 6 13/16 in. (11.6 x 17.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place captured:
Paris, Île-de-France, France, Europe
Date:
ca. 1918
Topic:
African American  Search this
Band (Music)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Latin jazz (Music)  Search this
Marching bands (Music)  Search this
Military  Search this
Photography  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.39
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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/fd58d1af4fa-fb39-4b82-842d-0a52980af686
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.39
Online Media:

Vera Hall - "Black Woman" [Official Audio]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2018-03-30T22:34:37.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_HE4iDS-Iu34

Duke Ellington’s “Cotton Tail”: A Performance by the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Quintet

Creator:
National Museum of American History  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2022-02-02T15:00:28.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
American History  Search this
See more by:
SmithsonianAmHistory
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
YouTube Channel:
SmithsonianAmHistory
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_zoilgQ1ak8Q

Josephine My Joe

Recorded by:
John Scantlebury Macdonald, Canadian, 1871 - 1931  Search this
Manufactured by:
Victor Talking Machine Company, 1901 - 1929  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
shellac
Dimensions:
Diameter: 7 × 1/8 in. (17.8 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
78 rpm records
Place collected:
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1902
Topic:
African American  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bob and Sherri Brennan in memory of Vernon Sugg McDonald
Object number:
2014.316.4.20
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd531925836-d7ad-405d-ad72-8e7b10e643b7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.316.4.20

Impecunious Davis

Manufactured by:
Victor Talking Machine Company, 1901 - 1929  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
shellac
Dimensions:
Diameter: 7 × 1/8 in. (17.8 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
78 rpm records
Place collected:
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1902
Topic:
African American  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bob and Sherri Brennan in memory of Vernon Sugg McDonald
Object number:
2014.316.4.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b350e714-d980-43d3-832c-2320d05d29f0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.316.4.6

It Was The Dutch

Recorded by:
Dan W. Quinn, 1859 - 1938  Search this
Composed by:
J. B. Mullen  Search this
Manufactured by:
Columbia Records, American, founded 1888  Search this
Owned by:
Vernon Sugg McDonald, American, 1906 - 1982  Search this
Mary Elizabeth Sugg, American, 1839 - 1915  Search this
Medium:
shellac
Dimensions:
Diameter: 7 1/16 × 1/8 in. (17.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
78 rpm records
Place collected:
Sugg McDonald House, Sonora, Tuolumne County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1904-1905
Topic:
African American  Search this
Ragtime (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Bob and Sherri Brennan in memory of Vernon Sugg McDonald
Object number:
2014.316.4.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57f0b3241-6df4-4e9d-bf77-e71907379839
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.316.4.8

JAZZ: The Smithsonian Anthology from Smithsonian Folkways Recordings

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-05-25T15:31:20.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_s_3YKtE1V6E

An Introduction to Jazz from Curator of American Music John Hasse [Interview Video]

Creator:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Type:
YouTube Videos
Uploaded:
2011-04-13T14:50:23.000Z
YouTube Category:
Music  Search this
Topic:
Cultural property  Search this
See more by:
smithsonianfolkways
Data Source:
Smithsonian Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage
YouTube Channel:
smithsonianfolkways
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:yt_XQYQ27uA4yw

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