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[Needham, Harper & Steers Television Commercials]

Collection Creator:
National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences.  Search this
National Museum of American History. Division of Medical Sciences.  Search this
Container:
Item RF12 222.12
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1971-1975
Scope and Contents:
1 reel (1227 ft.) : sd., col? ; 16mm. positive.

Contents: Forty commercials, running 30, 60, or 90 seconds each. Products and services include foods, refrigerators, automobiles, petroleum products, medicines, travel, insurance, telecopiers, pet food, computers, audio equipment, and voting (public service announcement). Summary and footage of each commercial:

1. 000-022. Parkay. Male opens margarine container; it says "butter." He laughs.

2. 026-044. World Book Encyclopedia. Woman has encyclopedia that kids can use: "The Used Encyclopedia."

3. 048-066. Morton Salt. Child sees rain, puts on slicker and hat, takes salt out in rain. "When It Rains It Pours." "It Works."

4. 070-087. Mueller's Spaghetti. On Gulf Coast, spaghetti with shrimp. "Nothing Goes With Everything Like Muellers."

5. 091-126. McDonald's. Singing "You Deserve a Break Today." (Not the tune or words familiar in 1990). Copyright McDonald's Corp., 1972.

6. 129-164. McDonald's. Man loses wallet, but with $1.00 in his pocket he can buy a Coke, 2 hamburgers, french fries, and receive change. Copyright McDonald's Corp., 1971

7. 166-202. McDonald's. Cleaners at McDonald's mopping, etc. Song "You Deserve..." Copyright, 1971

8. 204-239. McDonald's. Seeing father off at airport, kids bickering in car, mom stops at McDonald's. Copyright, MacDonald's Corp., 1973.

9. 242-259. McDonald's. Waitress: "Good Morning, America. Come join us for hot cakes and sausage. We do it all for you." Copyright, 1975.

10. 262-298. McDonald's. Kids playing "You're the One," featuring french fries. Copyright, 1975.

11. 302-320. Frigidaire. Refrigator now in new "poppy" color and frost proof. Home Environment Division of General Motors.

12. 322-376. General Motors products. From the research and design center for General Motors, the first hydromatic transmission, Corvette, and Cadillac Eldorado; and now the "Frigidaire touch and cook range."

13. 381-398. Bisquick. Bisquick presents meatball pie, potato pancake, chicken and dumplings. "Bisquick—an idea whose time has come."

14. 402-420. Betty Crocker products. "Suddenly Salad" seasoning for cottage cheese. Five kinds from Betty Crocker.

15. 423-441. Betty Crocker products. "Snackin cake" in 6 flavors.

16. 444-479. ARCO. Atlantic Richfield presents the end of the dinosaur era and the beginning of another era. Animated.

17. 483-500. ARCO. In 1915 3000 windmills lit up Denmark. We could generate electricity the same charming way—until the wind dies down. Arco Petroleum Products of Atlantic Richfield Co.

18. 503-539. AECO. The year is 1991; I live in the underground City. But above ground cars are choking the streets and people. We had a chance to clean up the air in the 1970s. We could have had rapid transportation. We forced ourselves underground. "This is no way to live—underground." Arco Petroleum Products of Atlantic Richfield.

19. 543-560. Congesperin. Children's aspirin and nasal decongestant. Bristol Myers Co., 1973.

20. 563-580. Nasal spray. An interview with a nose. "Try four-way nasal spray." Animated.

21. 584-602. Trench Government Tourist Office. Brigitte Bardot promotes travel to France on Air France.

22. 606-642. State Farm Insurance is All You Need To Know About Insurance for Your Car, Home, and Life.

23. 644-680. State Farm Insurance. An agent is near, fast, and efficient. Over 9,00 agents throughout the country.

24. 682-718. State Farm Insurance. Song, "Like a Good Neighbor, State Farm Is There." In Hawaii.

25. 722-740. Hat Williams Fruit Pies. Song by Dry-Dels for apple pies by Borden Fruit Pies by Drakes.

26. 742-760. Yodels. With Alex Ramos. Yodels by Drake's Borden.

27. 762-779. Pringles. Pringles and Wise Potato Chips present the new-fangled potato chip. Borden.

28. 783-801. Honda. The 1975 Honda Civic—"what the world is coming to."

29. 802-858. Xerox. Telecopier sends all sorts of pictures, charts, etc., in 6 minutes anywhere in the country. "Neither snow, nor rain, etc."

30. 861-914. Xerox. Police taking pregnant woman to hospital—Xerox mobile printer at work with 280 words/minute.

31. 918-953. HFG. Magdalen Island, 140 miles off the coast of Quebec. HFC office there—a symbol of faith in people and the future.

32. 958-993. Campbell's. Homestyle pork and beans.

33. 996-1013. V-8. Vegetable juice cocktail "Sure doesn't taste like tomato juice."

34. 1016-1034. Recipe. Collie running through meadow. Recipe Hearty Meat Stew—balanced dinner for Lassie.

35. 1036-1054. Spaghettios. Children dressed up as grown-ups, play-act having the boss for dinner—serve Spaghettios, 3 kinds (meatballs, plain, and franks).

36. 1059-1094. ITT. ITT has developed a system to save lives with a mini computer. "The best ideas are the ideas that help people."

37. 1098-1133. ITT. Device to see in darkness for people with Retinitis Pigmatosis (night blindness). Working on pocket size model now.

38. 1136-1172. ITT has developed acomputer-based control system for trains. The German Railroad is testing on the Hamburg-to-Bremen run.

39. 19ft. Craig stereo system. Mobile home belonging to country singer Leon Russell has one.

40. 36ft. League of Women Voters. On Nov. 7 go out and help someone so they may vote. League of Women Voters Education Fund. (Very funny).
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Medical Sciences Film Collection, circa 1930s-1960s, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Medical Sciences Film Collection
Medical Sciences Film Collection / Series 5: Advertisements
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0222-ref185

Musical History Documents and Graphics

Creator:
Vip (Virgil Franklin Partch), 1916-  Search this
Partch, Virgil Franklin, 1916-  Search this
Goodman, Benjie  Search this
Addams, Charles, 1912-1988  Search this
Source:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Names:
Gibson Co.  Search this
Jubilee Singers  Search this
Northeast Conservatory of Music.  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
Norton, I.F. (trumpeter) -- Etching  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Extent:
1 Boxe
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photograph albums
Etchings
Diplomas
Cartoons (humorous images)
Albums
Drawings
Sheet music
Programs
Date:
1872-1984
Scope and Contents note:
Miscellaneous documents and pictorial items related to music, and a set of documents associated with Gibson banjoes.
Series 1:,The first group includes a diploma from the Northeast Conservatory of Music (1872); a painted etching of I. F. Norton, trumpeter; a drawing of Benny Goodman's studio by Benjie Goodman (1984); a photograph of Benny Goodman; original ink cartoons by Charles Addams and Virgil Partch; a newspaper advertisement for the Jubilee singers; sheet music; and memorabilia from a vaudeville act.

Series 2:The banjo material includes tickets, letters, programs, and photograph albums.
Arrangement:
2 series. Unarranged.
Biographical / Historical:
This collection contains musical history documents and graphics.
Provenance:
Collection donated to the Division of Musical History, National Museum of American History.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Clarinetists -- 20th century  Search this
Banjo music  Search this
Vaudeville  Search this
Trumpet players -- 20th century  Search this
Studios and workshops -- Drawings  Search this
Musicians -- 20th century  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photograph albums
Etchings
Diplomas
Cartoons (humorous images) -- 1940-1980
Albums
Drawings -- 1980-1990
Sheet music
Programs -- Concerts
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0485
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0485

Ella Fitzgerald -- Downbeat Club -- NYC 1949 [black-and-white photoprint]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Downbeat Club  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (11" x 14".)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 8
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Date:
1949
Scope and Contents:
Ella Fitzgerald at the microphone with three band members behind; photographed at the Downbeat Club in New York, New York. Title below image, left; signed below image at right.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000004.tif (AC Scan)

00044502.tif (AC Scan, duplicate)
General:
In Box 1, Folder 8.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
Jazz  Search this
African American singers -- 1940-1950  Search this
Singers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1940-1950 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection / Series 1: 11" x 14" Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref23
Online Media:

Frank Sinatra -- NYC [in a New York City recording studio] [black-and-white photoprint,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item
Container:
Box 1, Folder 29
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.)
Date:
1956
Scope and Contents:
Title under image, left; signed under image, right.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000006.tif (AC Scan)

00044504.tif (AC Scan, duplicate)
General:
In Box 1, Folder 29.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment. Photographs must be handled with cotton gloves unless protected by sleeves.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
Studios (work spaces)  Search this
Singers  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 1950-1960 -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection / Series 1: 11" x 14" Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref44
Online Media:

Frank Sinatra [photoprint, black-and-white,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Sinatra, Frank, 1915-1998  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper.)
Container:
Box 1, Folder 30
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1956
Scope and Contents:
Sinatra singing into microphone at New York City recording studio. Title below image, signed at lower right.
Arrangement:
Box No. 1.
Local Numbers:
AC0445-0000005.tif (AC Scan No.)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
Singers -- 1950-1960  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Musicians -- 1950-2000  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection / Series 1: 11" x 14" Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref45
Online Media:

Billie Holiday -- NYC [photoprint, black-and-white,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper.)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 7
Culture:
African Americans -- 1940-1950  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- 1930-1950 -- Photographs
Date:
1949
Scope and Contents:
Holliday singing into microphone with smoke swirling around her. Title below image, signed at lower right.
Local Numbers:
00044503.tif (AC Scan No.)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
Smoke  Search this
African American singers -- 1940-1950  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1940-1950  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection / Series 2: 16" x 20" Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref81

Sarah Vaughan -- NYC [photoprint, black-and-white,]

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Vaughan, Sarah, 1924-1990  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper.)
Container:
Box 2, Folder 10
Culture:
African Americans -- 1940-1950  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- 1930-1950 -- Photographs
Date:
1950
Scope and Contents:
Vaughan sitting on bench, singing from sheet music. Title below image, signed at lower right.
Local Numbers:
00044505.tif (AC Scan No.)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
African American singers -- 1940-1950  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1940-1950  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection / Series 2: 16" x 20" Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref98

[Dinah Washington singing into microphone] [photoprint, black-and-white

Photographer:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Names:
Washington, Dinah, 1924-1963  Search this
Collection Creator:
Leonard, Herman, 1923-2010  Search this
Collection Source:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (Silver gelatin on paper.)
Container:
Box 9, Folder 1
Culture:
African Americans -- 1940-1950  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
New York (N.Y.) -- 1930-1950 -- Photographs
Date:
[1950?]
Scope and Contents:
Title below image at left, signed at lower right.
Local Numbers:
00044506.tif (AC Scan No.)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
The Archives Center does not own the rights to the Leonard photographs. All requests for permission to use these photographs for non‑museum purposes must be addressed to: Herman Leonard Photography, LLC, 530 South Lake Avenue #503, Pasadena, CA 91101 (818) 509-8987.
Topic:
Women in jazz  Search this
Microphones  Search this
African American singers -- 1940-1950  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1940-1950  Search this
Jazz  Search this
Women in music  Search this
Collection Citation:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection, 1948-1993, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
See more items in:
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection
Herman Leonard Photographic Collection / Series 2: 16" x 20" Prints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0445-ref99
Online Media:

Demo by Unknown Singer, Piano Accompaniment, 1969

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 117 (Subseries 6.1), Item RTC1463-RTC1464
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 6: Sound Recordings / 6.1: Reference Cassettes
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref18751

Photographs, Duke Ellington Collection

Collector:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Photographer:
DeCarava, Roy  Search this
Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Culture:
African Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1924-1972, undated
Scope and Contents:
Contains black and white and color photographs, contact sheets, slides, and negatives documenting Duke Ellington's career as a musician and the evolution of the Duke Ellington Orchestra between 1924 and 1972. The photographs depict the orchestra and its various band members and singers in domestic concerts and international tours, Ellington with presidents and heads of state, Ellington's family, the Sacred Concerts, and publicity shots of Ellington.

Images of particular interest include Duke Ellington with Presidents Richard M. Nixon and Lyndon B. Johnson, Queen Elizabeth, Princess Margaret, and prominent musicians including Louis Armstrong, Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett, Leonard Bernstein, and Billy Strayhorn. The images also document places of interest where Ellington performed, such as Birdland, Westminster Cathedral, and the ancient theatre in Baghdad. Of particular interest are photographs of the original Cotton Club Orchestra and the Washingtonians, Duke Ellington's first band.

The photographs are arranged into subject categories such as Awards, Band Members, Duke Ellington at the Piano, Friends and Associates, International Tours, Publicity, etc.
Miscellaneous photographs of musicians, concerts, etc. Includes work by famed photographer Roy de Carava, ca. 1960s (Box 1, folders 33, 34, and 35, and other locations in the series).
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment. Unprotected photographs must be handled with gloves.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Occupation:
Musicians -- 20th century  Search this
Topic:
African American musicians  Search this
African American musicians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- 20th century -- Black-and-white photoprints
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0301, Series 7
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref18966

"Palermo Pop '70. Sicilian International Folk Rock Jazz Festival"

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Map-folder 27
Type:
Archival materials
Scope and Contents note:
Palermo, Sicily; July 16-19, 1970.

Full sized. 39 ½ x 27 ½ . 2c. Color photograph of singer with trap drums, yellow 'psychedelic' and white lettering in English and Italian.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 12: Posters and Oversize Graphics / 12.2: Foreign Tours / 12.2.5: Italy/Italian
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref21636

Fisk Jubilee SIngers: Issued in Celebration of their 100th Anniversary (1871-1971). NP. 1971?

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 1 (Series 12), Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 12: Posters and Oversize Graphics / 12.4: Oversized Graphics / 12.4.7: Paintings
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref21834

NOVI singers, "New Colors of Sand" Publicity

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 6 (Series 16), Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
undated
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
See more items in:
Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 16: Miscellaneous
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref22247

Frank Weir and His Concert Orchestra with the Peter Knight Singers

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 9 (Subseries 6.2), Item ELL-326
Type:
Archival materials
Audio
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 6: Sound Recordings / 6.2: Original Discs (10" and 12")
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Personal Correspondence and Notes

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1941-1974, undated
Scope and Contents note:
Consists of personal letters, cards, postcards, and invitations sent to Duke Ellington by celebrities, fans, dignitaries, friends, and colleagues between 1941 and 1974. The majority of the correspondence was received by Duke Ellington on his 70th and 75th birthdays, and during his final illness in 1974. Correspondence of particular interest includes four United States presidents and their first ladies; foreign and domestic dignitaries; and contemporary television personalities, editors, and critics. Prominent musicians, composers and singers such as W.C. Handy, Dizzy Gillespie, Louis Armstrong, and Ella Fitzgerald are represented among the letters and telegrams. There is also a long letter from a former school teacher.

Notes written by Ellington that document his thoughts on jazz music, musicians, and history are among the most significant items. The handwritten and typed notes include lyrics to sacred and secular songs, and draft manuscripts and chronologies for his book, Music is My Mistress. Included among these notes are performance and recording itineraries and tune lists. Of further interest in this series are the Ellington Christmas cards, renowned for their original poetry and artwork and unique presentation of the season's greetings.

The records are arranged in chronological order. Undated materials have been placed at the end of the series. The personal letters of Father Gerald Pocock have been separated from the rest of the correspondence materials and restricted at the request of the author to protect his privacy.
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0301, Series 5
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Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Is It Love, Or Is It Conscription

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 501, Folder 4
Type:
Archival materials
Composer/Lyricist/Arranger:
Bishop & Singer
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.7: Non-Ellington Published Music / Non-Ellington Published Music / Titles: I
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Keep Smiling, Keep Laugin', Be Happy

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 501, Folder 7
Type:
Archival materials
Composer/Lyricist/Arranger:
Singer
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.7: Non-Ellington Published Music / Non-Ellington Published Music / Titles: K
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Sabre Dance

Collection Collector:
National Museum of American History. Division of Musical History.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 504, Folder 5
Type:
Archival materials
Composer/Lyricist/Arranger:
Khachatureian /Singer
Original Production:
(Gayne Ballet)
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the original and master audiovisual materials are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection / Series 1: Music Manuscripts / 1.7: Non-Ellington Published Music / Non-Ellington Published Music / Titles: S
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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Singer, Dr. Joseph I.; Long Island, NY

Collection Creator:
Leo Castelli Gallery  Search this
Container:
Box 19, Folder 48
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1964-1967
Collection Restrictions:
Use of original records requires an appointment.
Collection Rights:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Leo Castelli Gallery records, circa 1880-2000, bulk 1957-1999. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Leo Castelli Gallery records
Leo Castelli Gallery records / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
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Minstrel Days

Collection Performer:
Basie, Count, 1904-  Search this
Webster, Ben  Search this
Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971  Search this
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Fitzgerald, Ella, 1917-1996  Search this
Goodman, Benny (Benjamin David), 1909-1986  Search this
Jamal, Ahmad, 1930-  Search this
Robinson, Bill, 1878-1949  Search this
Davis, Miles  Search this
Collection Collector:
Smith, Ernie  Search this
Extent:
1 Motion picture film
Container:
Reel AC0491-OF0018
Type:
Archival materials
Moving Images
Motion picture films
Scope and Contents note:
Descriptive Summary: 754f., b&w, A movie short depicting a glamorized view of white minstrelsy ending with "an old time minstrel show". The tributes include:

1. Daddy Rice, the first burnt cork minstrel, who appeared in Louisville, KY in 1832 singing, "Jump Jim Crow"

2. George Primrose, a soft shoe dancer

3. Honey Boy Evans, singer

4. McIntyre and Heath a comedy team

5. Eddie Leonard, "the original crooner"

6. Bert Williams, "a credit to his race"

7. Eddie Cantor

8. Al Jolson

Copyright: 1941

Corporate Creator: Warner Brothers and Vitaphone

Director: Bobby Connolly

Performer(s): Bud Jamison, Willie Best, Al Herman, Billy Elliott, Songfellows Quarette, Three Hi Hatters, narration by Knox Manning

Video reference copy
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research but the films are stored off-site and special arrangements must be made to work with it. Contact the Archives Center for information at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.
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Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection
Ernie Smith Jazz Film Collection / Series 2: Additional Titles
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
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