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Alan Strauber Photoprints

Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Names:
Brown, Jerry, 1942-  Search this
Burrell, Kenny  Search this
Diddley, Bo, 1928-2008  Search this
Duke, David  Search this
Franklin, Aretha  Search this
Winfield, Dave  Search this
Extent:
0.2 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Photographs
Place:
Ellis Island (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
ca. 1990-1999.
Summary:
Forty-one black and white photoprints, most of which are portraits of jazz, blues, Cajun, and zydeco musicians, plus a few additional subjects.
Scope and Contents:
These prints are all on fiber-based paper, unmounted. The subjects include jazz, blues, and zydeco musicians, politicians, and baseball players in action. All prints copyright 1994 by Alan Strauber, except as otherwise noted, and signed and dated on verso. All are 8" x 10" except for the 11" x 14" prints in box 2.

The majority of the photographs depict musicians in concert, but additional subjects include professional baseball players, politicians like Jerry Brown, and built structures in the American South and at Ellis Island.
Subjects include Marie Laveau's tomb, Aaron Neville, Irma Thomas, Dr. John, Michel Doucette, George Porter, Aretha Franklin, Willie Dixon, Koko Taylor, Johnny Copland, Clarence "Gatemouth" Brown, "Snooks" Eaglin, Robert Ward, Bo Diddley, Don Byron, Cajun dancers, David Duke, Jerry Brown, Boozoo Chavis, Terrence Simien, Chubby Carrier, C. J. Chevier, Dave Winfield, Rickey Henderson, Kenny Burrell, Robben Ford, Kenny Neal, Junior Wells, John Lee Hooker and Willie Dixon, a Mardi Gras "Indian," Walter "Wolfman" Washington, and Robert "Junior" Lockwood; Ellis Island; and "Little Wimp's Barbecue House."
Arrangement:
1 series.

Arranged topically.
Biographical / Historical:
Alan Strauber is a photojournalist whose work has been published in The New York Times, the Philadelphia Inquirer, Gannett Suburban Newspapers, Downbeat Magazine, and AKC Gazette, among others. His work is in the collections of Yad Vashem (Jerusalem, Israel), the Delta Blues Museum (Clarksdale, Mississippi), and the National Baseball Hall of Fame (Cooperstown, N.Y.). Among his special photographic interests are the photography of jazz musicians, professional baseball, and politicians; examples are contained in this collection. His e-mail address is meandgi@sabbatai.com

He is also a poet and art critic. An article by Mr. Strauber, "Art entices eyes, ears at Whitney Museum" from the Poughkeepsie (N.Y.) Journal, April 11, 2002, is posted on the World Wide Web at http://cityguide.pojonews.com/fe/DayTrips/stories/dt_whitney_museum.asp.

Mr. Strauber is mentioned in on a genealogical site listing his family background, posted in the "Phair Family Circle" at http://www.geocities.com/hmshultz/phair.html.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Alan Strauber, 1994, December 21.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Topic:
Baseball players -- 1990-2000  Search this
Baseball -- 1990-2000  Search this
Jazz musicians -- 1950-2000 -- United States  Search this
Zydeco musicians  Search this
Musicians, Cajun  Search this
Blues musicians  Search this
Jazz -- 1990-2000  Search this
Carnival -- 1990-2000 -- New Orleans (La.)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs -- Black-and-white photoprints -- Silver gelatin -- 1980-2000
Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0517
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep827167a3f-07d7-40ef-9034-aa20fdda432b
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0517

Jazz musicians

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0517, Collection 1
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a52d5d58-73b8-498f-b3f0-2e9257ecbd0b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref516

Robert "Junior" Lockwood, Festival of American Folklife, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C., SI 100

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1991
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / 1: Jazz musicians
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8deed63d0-a906-4022-b446-dbb9b5d031a8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref517

Chubby Carrier, Philadelphia, Jambalaya Jam, SI 12

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 1
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1992
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / 1: Jazz musicians
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep819a44ea1-6bf2-4211-b0ce-9af50db611d0
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref518

Jazz musicians, New York

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0517, Series 2
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8abcf2004-762e-4226-8b14-60ac9153ccc5
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref519

Aretha Franklin, Democratic National Convention, New York City, SI 19

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1992
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 2: Jazz musicians, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep833053b4c-cec9-48a1-8a2b-c12eebd4afb7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref520

Michel Doucette [playing violin], Sounds of Brazil, New York City, SI 17

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1992
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 2: Jazz musicians, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep800b46dec-0876-461a-bea0-9fd3001a3206
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref521

George Porter, N.Y.C. [playing electric bass], SI 18

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1992
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 2: Jazz musicians, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep85de05b30-7856-40c6-93ad-c81ff116d1b7
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref522

Willie Dixon [at] John Lee Hooker tribute, Madison Square Garden, New York City, SI 20

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1990
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 2: Jazz musicians, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82a20d7df-4f17-475f-b183-76c9a438eb5e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref523

John Lee Hooker and Willie Dixon [at] John Lee Hooker tribute, Madison Square Garden, SI 102

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1990
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 2: Jazz musicians, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep888e447a2-91eb-45fc-9e09-e5d67731d970
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref524

Boozoo Chavis [playing accordion], Central Park, New York City, SI 11

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1991
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 2: Jazz musicians, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82ae1cd5a-12aa-4d8e-9b13-58de03014c7b
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref525

Bo Diddley [playing guitar], Madison Square Garden, New York City, SI 26 SI copy negative no 96-3280

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1990
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 2: Jazz musicians, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep80f457095-5309-4c0e-9b00-71ca5e5db12f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref526

Robben Ford [playing guitar], The Bottom Line, New York City, SI 106

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1993
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 2: Jazz musicians, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep89674fd7d-4275-4818-8e13-791a5d46d9ae
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref527

Kenny Neal, Lone Star Roadhouse, New York City, SI 107

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1992
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 2: Jazz musicians, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep83a16a4fa-af74-4aa9-a5ad-6bef4f193f54
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref528

Junior Wells, Lone Star Roadhouse, New York City, SI 103

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1993
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 2: Jazz musicians, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep806282dcf-1992-401a-8b40-772386449f11
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref529

Jazz musicians, Tramp's, New York

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0517, Series 3
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep86caa9f03-9e07-4321-a8b7-69afc5a206b8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref530

Irma Thomas, Tramp's, New York City, SI 15

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1993
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 3: Jazz musicians, Tramp's, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep897a4d149-cd47-459f-8754-79cc896f34a8
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref531

Dr. John [playing piano], Tramp's, New York City, SI 16

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1992
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 3: Jazz musicians, Tramp's, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8dc17c201-e36b-40e2-9a32-dfdbdfda6d8e
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref532

Johnny Copland [singing and playing electric guitar], Tramp's, New York City. SI 22

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1993
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
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Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 3: Jazz musicians, Tramp's, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep82ab83955-ac22-4008-8291-fda5b89f63dd
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref533

"Snooks" Eaglin [playing guitar], Tramp's, New York City, SI 24

Collection Photographer:
Strauber, Alan  Search this
Container:
Box 1, Folder 3
Type:
Archival materials
Photographs
Date:
1993
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Alan Staruber retains copyright. At the time of donation, the Archives Center of the National Museum of American History obtained standard museum rights from the photographer to exhibit these photographs, lend them to other qualified museums, and publish them in its own publication program. These rights do not entitle the Archives Center to provide reproduction permission to third parties, which must contact the photographer for further information.
Collection Citation:
Alan Strauber Photoprints, 1990-1994, 1999, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of the artist.
See more items in:
Alan Strauber Photoprints
Alan Strauber Photoprints / Series 3: Jazz musicians, Tramp's, New York
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8ddd07e8b-86c6-408e-a94e-ecbeb2c3b963
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0517-ref534

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