Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
1,511 documents - page 1 of 76

Milky White Way; Right John

Recording artist:
CBS Trumpeteers  Search this
Arranger:
Johnson, Joseph  Search this
Manufacturer:
Nashboro  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: Tennessee, Nashville-Davidson
Date made:
1959
ID Number:
1996.0153.08691
Catalog number:
1996.0153.08691
Label number:
641
Accession number:
1996.0153
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-d895-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1233265
Online Media:

You're Driving Me Crazy; Sentimental Journey

Recording artist:
Muggsy Spanier and his Orchestra  Search this
Artist:
Martin, David Stone  Search this
Manufacturer:
Disc  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Recording date:
1946
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1962, Vol. 7: S - Te
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.934
Accession number:
1978.0670
Catalog number:
1978.0670.934
Maker number:
6031
711
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Jazz
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-1db2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1250383
Online Media:

If You Can't Smile and Say Yes; Bring Another Drink

Recording artist:
King Cole Trio  Search this
Manufacturer:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Recording date:
1943
1944
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1965, Vol. 2: Bl - Co
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.115
Maker number:
192
Accession number:
1978.0670
Catalog number:
1978.0670.115
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-e5dd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_670211
Online Media:

Ragtime Jamboree

Recording artist:
Lawson-Haggart Jazz Band  Search this
Manufacturer:
Decca  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
vinyl (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Release date:
1953
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1969, Vol. 4d: Kl - L
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.695
Accession number:
1978.0670
Catalog number:
1978.0670.695
Maker number:
DL 5456
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-a8da-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1216039
Online Media:

Bob Cats; Shine

Recording artist:
Phil Zito and his New Orleans International City Dixielanders  Search this
Manufacturer:
Columbia  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States
Recording date:
1949
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1962, Vol. 8: Te - Z
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.529
Accession number:
1978.0670
Maker number:
38752
C-199
Catalog number:
1978.0670.529
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Jazz
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-f0f6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_668352
Online Media:

Red Hot River Valley; Riverside Blues

Recording artist:
Firehouse Five Plus Two  Search this
Manufacturer:
Good Time Jazz  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles
Recording date:
1949
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1967, Vol. 4a: Ell - Goo
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.256
Maker number:
6
Accession number:
1978.0670
Catalog number:
1978.0670.256
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-4c29-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_672841
Online Media:

Sensation; Original Dixieland One-Step

Recording artist:
Pete Daily's Dixieland Band  Search this
Manufacturer:
Capitol  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: California, Los Angeles, Hollywood
Recording date:
1949
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1965, Vol. 3: Co - El
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.451
Maker number:
15432
CC-183
Accession number:
1978.0670
Catalog number:
1978.0670.451
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Jazz
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-e39f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_676272
Online Media:

San Antonio Shout; Tin Roof Blues

Recording artist:
New Orleans Rhythm Kings  Search this
Manufacturer:
Brunswick  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Recording date:
1934
Release date:
1949
Related Publication:
Rust, Brian. Jazz Records 1897-1942, Vol. 2
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.065
Accession number:
1978.0670
Maker number:
80118
Catalog number:
1978.0670.065
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-bb32-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_663270
Online Media:

When I Grow Too Old to Dream; Arsenic and Old Face

Recording artist:
Jerry Jerome and His Cats and Jammers  Search this
Manufacturer:
Asch  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Recording date:
1944
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1968, Vol. 4c: J - Ki
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.004
Accession number:
1978.0670
Maker number:
501
Catalog number:
1978.0670.004
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-e753-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_666568
Online Media:

Burgundy Street Blues; A Closer Walk With Thee

Recording artist:
Lewis, George  Search this
Manufacturer:
American Music  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: Missouri, Canton
Recording date:
1944
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1969, Vol. 4d: Kl - L
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.002
Accession number:
1978.0670
Maker number:
531
Catalog number:
1978.0670.002
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a8-e73e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_666638
Online Media:

WLS Family Album

Maker:
Sears, Roebuck and Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 11 in x 7 3/4 in x 1/8 in; 27.94 cm x 19.685 cm x .3175 cm
Object Name:
booklet
Place made:
United States: Illinois, Chicago
Date made:
1937
Credit Line:
Gift of Stacey Kluck
ID Number:
2017.0191.09
Accession number:
2017.0191
Catalog number:
2017.0191.09
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-7079-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1846555
Online Media:

Timbales, used by Tito Puente

User:
Puente, Tito  Search this
Maker:
Latin Percussion  Search this
Physical Description:
steel, chrome-plated (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 126 cm x 70 cm x 63 cm; 49 5/8 in x 27 9/16 in x 24 13/16 in
Object Name:
drum set
Place Made:
United States: New Jersey, Garfield
Date made:
1990 - 1996
Subject:
Olympics  Search this
Related event:
Olympic Summer Games: Atlanta, 1996  Search this
Related Publication:
Kendrick, Kathleen M. and Peter C. Liebhold. Smithsonian Treasures of American History
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Gift of Tito Puente
ID Number:
1996.0304.01
Accession number:
1996.0304
Catalog number:
1996.0604.01
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Percussion
Family & Social Life
Cultures & Communities
National Treasures exhibit
Artifact Walls exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-5994-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_609361
Online Media:

Cuatro

Title (Spanish):
Cuatro Antiguo
Physical Description:
cotton (part: decorative ribbon material)
metal (part: strings material)
wood (overall material)
gut (part: strings and frets material)
Measurements:
overall: 79 cm x 23.5 cm x 7.5 cm; 31 3/32 in x 9 1/4 in x 2 15/16 in
part: scale length: 51 cm; 20 3/32 in
Object Name:
cuatro
Place made:
Puerto Rico: Ponce, Ponce
Date made:
1898-1899
Associated Date:
1898-11-03-1899-01-23
Subject:
Latino music  Search this
Puerto Rican music  Search this
Música jíbara  Search this
Puerto Rico  Search this
Folk music  Search this
Spanish-American War  Search this
ID Number:
CL.201482a
Accession number:
35201
Catalog number:
201482a
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Musical Instruments
Music & Musical Instruments
Guitars
Family & Social Life
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-7f5e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1396172
Online Media:

Dream Blues; Lost Wandering Blues

Recording artist:
Rainey, Ma  Search this
Manufacturer:
Paramount  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: Wisconsin, Port Washington
Recording date:
1924
Related Publication:
Steven C. Tracy. A Reconsideration: Hearing Ma Rainey
Rust, Brian. Jazz Records 1897-1942, Vol. 2
ID Number:
1996.0320.17581
Accession number:
1996.0320
Maker number:
12098
Catalog number:
1996.0320.17581
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-d98b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301905
Online Media:

Bustin' Loose Part 1

Maker:
Nouveau Music Company  Search this
Physical Description:
vinyl (overall material)
cardboard (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 31 cm x 31.5 cm; 12 3/16 in x 12 3/8 in
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1978
Subject:
Hip-Hop  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Grandmaster Flash
ID Number:
2006.0060.02.1
Accession number:
2006.0060
Catalog number:
2006.0060.02.1
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Exhibition:
Places of Invention
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-dd05-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1301249
Online Media:

Boombox, used by Fab 5 Freddy

Maker:
Sharp  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
non-ferrous metal, eletrical wire (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
overall: 11 3/4 in x 33 3/4 in x 10 1/4 in; 29.845 cm x 85.725 cm x 26.035 cm
Object Name:
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
Electronic Musical Instruments
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-83fd-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1322612
Online Media:

I Guess I'll Have to Change My Plans; Valse In C Sharp Minor, Opus 64, No.2

Recording artist:
Scott, Hazel  Search this
Manufacturer:
Signature  Search this
Physical Description:
paper; shellac (overall material)
paper; ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 in; 17.78 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Recording date:
1946
Related Publication:
Jazz Records 1942-1962, Vol. 7: S - Te
Credit Line:
Gift of Asbeth Lee and Jack M. Eichner
ID Number:
1979.1023.140
Accession number:
1979.1023
Maker number:
15023
S-1
Catalog number:
1979.1023.140
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-da5e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_668420
Online Media:

Object All Sublime; Oh! A Private Bufoon

Recording artist:
Eddy, Nelson  Search this
Manufacturer:
Columbia  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States
Release date:
1941
Subject:
Musical Theater  Search this
Related Publication:
Hopper, Sam. Columbia Masterworks 78rpm Album Discographies
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert J. Walter
ID Number:
1981.0566.179
Accession number:
1981.0566
Maker number:
4271-M
M440
Catalog number:
1981.0566.179
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-7ad5-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_668331
Online Media:

Stompin' At the Savoy; Don't Be That Way

Recording artist:
Benny Goodman and his Orchestra  Search this
Manufacturer:
RCA Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Release date:
1944
Recording date:
1936
1938
Related Publication:
Discography of American Historical Recordings
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert J. Walter
ID Number:
1981.0566.190
Accession number:
1981.0566
Maker number:
20-1549
P146
Catalog number:
1981.0566.190
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Jazz
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-904e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_668436
Online Media:

Ballad for Americans

Recording artist:
American People's Chorus  Search this
Robeson, Paul  Search this
Manufacturer:
Victor  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Place made:
United States: New Jersey, Camden
Recording date:
1940
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Discography of American Historical Recordings
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. R. F. Conlisk
ID Number:
1980.0339.30
Maker number:
P 20
26516
Catalog number:
1980.0339.30
Accession number:
1980.0339
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Music & Musical Instruments
Family & Social Life
Sound Recordings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-eb4c-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_668418
Online Media:

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By
  • National Museum of American History