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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
Release date:
1959
ID Number:
1996.0153.08691
Catalog number:
1996.0153.08691
Label number:
641
Accession number:
1996.0153
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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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
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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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
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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When the Saints Go Marching In

Recording artist:
Louis Armstrong and his Orchestra  Search this
Manufacturer:
Decca  Search this
Physical Description:
shellac (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in; x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
sound recording
Other Terms:
sound recording; Phonorecord; 78 Rpm
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Recording date:
1938
1939
Release date:
1947
Subject:
Music  Search this
Related Publication:
Rust, Brian. Jazz Records 1897-1942, Vol. 1
Credit Line:
Gift of Lucy C. Shain in memory of James Lewis Shain
ID Number:
1978.0670.208
Accession number:
1978.0670
Label number:
25153
Catalog number:
1978.0670.208
Maker number:
A-572
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1939 exhibit
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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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
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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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
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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“Horn Violin” Patent Model

Physical Description:
spruce (table material)
maple (back material)
Measurements:
overall: 25 in x 8 1/4 in x 5 1/8 in; 63.5 cm x 20.955 cm x 13.0175 cm
Object Name:
violin
Object Type:
Patent Model
Place Made:
United States: Connecticut, New London
Date made:
1854
ID Number:
MI.251398
Accession number:
48889
Catalog number:
251398
Patent number:
10,867
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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Steinway & Sons Reproducing Grand Piano

Maker:
Steinway & Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Object Name:
piano
Place Made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1930
Credit Line:
Gift of Dean E. Burget, Jr., M.D. and Undine Ehrman Burget
ID Number:
1983.0587.01
Catalog number:
1983.0587.01
Accession number:
1983.0587
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Pianos
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-1472-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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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
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Jazz
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Metronome

Measurements:
overall: 8 11/16 in x 4 3/4 in x 4 5/16 in; 22.06625 cm x 12.065 cm x 10.95375 cm
Object Name:
metronome
Place made:
France
Date made:
1878-1882
Credit Line:
Gift of J. Howard Foote
ID Number:
MI.055710
Accession number:
11535
Catalog number:
055710
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Gagliano Violin

Maker:
Gagliano, Nicolo  Search this
Physical Description:
spruce (table material)
maple (back material)
Measurements:
overall: 23 1/2 in x 8 7/16 in x 3 7/8 in; 59.69 cm x 21.43125 cm x 9.8425 cm
Object Name:
violin
Place Made:
Italy: Campania, Naples
Date made:
1750
Related Publication:
19th Century American Ballroom Music
There's A Good Time Coming: Songs of the Hutchinson Family
George Frideric Handel. Seven Concerti Grossi, Op. 3
Credit Line:
Veterans Administration Hospital
ID Number:
MI.73.42
Accession number:
306526
Catalog number:
73.42
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Jewitt Violoncello (folk)

Maker:
Jewett, George  Search this
Physical Description:
pine (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 48 1/2 in x 17 7/8 in x 10 1/2 in; 123.19 cm x 45.4025 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
cello
Place made:
United States: Maine, Lebanon
Date made:
1794-1795
ID Number:
MI.255329
Catalog number:
255329
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-38aa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Hohner Marine Band Harmonica

Maker:
Hohner, M.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
harmonica: 3/8 in x 6 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; .9525 cm x 15.875 cm x 2.8575 cm
cover plate: 1/4 in x 6 in x 1 1/8 in; .635 cm x 15.24 cm x 2.8575 cm
Object Name:
harmonica
Place made:
Germany
Credit Line:
The Peter Kassan Collection
ID Number:
1988.0783.056
Accession number:
1988.0783
Catalog number:
1988.0783.056
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-0d20-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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Hohner Chromatica Harmonica

Maker:
Hohner, M.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7/8 in x 5 in x 1 1/2 in; 2.2225 cm x 12.7 cm x 3.81 cm
harmonica: 1 in x 5 1/2 in x 1 5/8 in; 2.54 cm x 13.97 cm x 4.1275 cm
box: 1 1/2 in x 6 1/8 in x 2 3/8 in; 3.81 cm x 15.5575 cm x 6.0071 cm
Object Name:
harmonica
Place made:
Germany
Credit Line:
The Peter Kassan Collection
ID Number:
1988.0783.091
Accession number:
1988.0783
Catalog number:
1988.0783.091
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-b7fb-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
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C.A. Seydel Söhne Fluteophone

Maker:
C. A. Seydel Sohne  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 15/16 in x 4 5/8 in x 1 7/8 in; 2.38125 cm x 11.7475 cm x 4.7625 cm
overall: 1 in x 4 7/8 in x 2 in; 2.54 cm x 12.3825 cm x 5.08 cm
Object Name:
harmonica
Place made:
Germany
Credit Line:
The Peter Kassan Collection
ID Number:
1988.0783.117
Accession number:
1988.0783
Catalog number:
1988.0783.117
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-ce04-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1306180
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La Traviata Harmonica

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1 5/16 in x 4 11/16 in x 1 3/8 in; 3.33375 cm x 11.90625 cm x 3.4925 cm
Object Name:
harmonica
Place made:
Germany
Credit Line:
The Peter Kassan Collection
ID Number:
1988.0783.179
Accession number:
1988.0783
Catalog number:
1988.0783.179
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-fef6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1306241
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Richter Canary Harp

Maker:
Richter  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
harmonica: 5/8 in x 4 in x 1 in; 1.5875 cm x 10.16 cm x 2.54 cm
box: 13/16 in x 1 3/8 in x 4 1/4 in; 2.06375 cm x 3.4925 cm x 10.795 cm
Object Name:
harmonica
Place made:
Germany
Credit Line:
The Peter Kassan Collection
ID Number:
1988.0783.219
Accession number:
1988.0783
Catalog number:
1988.0783.219
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a9-d2b7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1306282
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Charley My Boy Harmonica

Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
harmonica: 5/8 in x 4 13/16 in x 1 1/4 in; 1.5875 cm x 12.22375 cm x 3.175 cm
box: 15/16 in x 5 in x 1 3/8 in; 2.38125 cm x 12.7 cm x 3.4925 cm
Object Name:
harmonica
Place made:
Germany
Credit Line:
The Peter Kassan Collection
ID Number:
1988.0783.223
Accession number:
1988.0783
Catalog number:
1988.0783.223
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-f2fa-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1306286
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Meinel-Sclossmeinel Flutonica Harmonica

Maker:
C.H. Meinel-Schlossmeinel  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
harmonica: 8 15/16 in x 1 in; 22.70125 cm x 2.54 cm
box: 1 1/4 in x 9 1/8 in x 1 3/8 in; 3.175 cm x 23.1775 cm x 3.4925 cm
Object Name:
harmonica
Place made:
Germany
Credit Line:
The Peter Kassan Collection
ID Number:
1988.0783.234
Accession number:
1988.0783
Catalog number:
1988.0783.234
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-f3db-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1306297
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Böhm Violin King Tremolo Concert Double Harmonica

Maker:
Bohm, F. A.  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
harmonica: 3/4 in x 5 in x 2 1/16 in; 1.905 cm x 12.7 cm x 5.23875 cm
box: 15/16 in x 5 1/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 2.38125 cm x 13.335 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
harmonica
Place made:
Germany
Credit Line:
The Peter Kassan Collection
ID Number:
1988.0783.248
Accession number:
1988.0783
Catalog number:
1988.0783.248
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-9a4e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1306311
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