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Necklace pendant worn by Baba Chuck

Designed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Charles Rudolph Davis, American, 1937 - 2017  Search this
Medium:
sterling silver
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Overal with lanyard): 23 5/8 × 3 1/4 × 7/16 in. (60 × 8.3 × 1.1 cm)
H x W x D (Pendant): 7 1/4 × 3 1/4 × 5/16 in. (18.4 × 8.3 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (A2018.98.1.2 (necklace in curled display position)): 9 × 7 × 3/4 in. (22.9 × 17.8 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
pendants (jewelry)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 20th-early 21st century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Identity  Search this
Modern dance  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ngoma & Normadien Woolbright in memory of Dr. Chuck Davis
Object number:
A2018.98.1.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Dr. Baba Chuck Davis Archive
Classification:
Adornment
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5913cd74f-06f6-41d2-91a7-81942ec4d502
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.98.1.2.1
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Lanyard worn by Baba Chuck

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Charles Rudolph Davis, American, 1937 - 2017  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Overall with pendant): 23 5/8 × 3 1/4 × 7/16 in. (60 × 8.3 × 1.1 cm)
H x W x D (Doubled and attached to pendant at bail): 16 15/16 × 7/16 × 7/16 in. (43 × 1.1 × 1.1 cm)
H x W x D (Full length): 33 7/8 × 7/16 × 7/16 in. (86 × 1.1 × 1.1 cm)
Type:
necklaces
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
late 20th-early 21st century
Topic:
African American  Search this
African diaspora  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Identity  Search this
Modern dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Ngoma & Normadien Woolbright in memory of Dr. Chuck Davis
Object number:
A2018.98.1.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Dr. Baba Chuck Davis Archive
Classification:
Adornment
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58fc44a75-dd2f-4a9e-91ac-4c1e8e273604
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_A2018.98.1.2.2
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Program for George Walker concert

Printed by:
The Superior Printing Company, American  Search this
Subject of:
George Theophilus Walker, American, 1922 - 2018  Search this
Owned by:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 5/16 × 6 9/16 in. (26.2 × 16.7 cm)
Type:
programs
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place printed:
New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960 (printed); March 3, 1960 (date of event)
Topic:
African American  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.1.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5faab80c4-2d38-49d8-82bc-86c5b45afc5f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.1.3
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Flier for the Zoar M.E Church choir

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Zoar United Methodist Church, American, founded 1794  Search this
Charles A. Marshall  Search this
Harry Shorter  Search this
Owned by:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 12 × 6 1/16 in. (30.5 × 15.4 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place depicted:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1909
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Religion  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.1.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cdb285c8-d8cc-4233-90b5-1ee50cf6669b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.1.4
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Leaflet for the Dixie Jubilee Singers

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Dixie Jubilee Singers, American, ca.1920s - 1930s  Search this
Charles Henry  Search this
Francis Bowles  Search this
Joseph Benn  Search this
Arthur Furr  Search this
Owned by:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (Closed): 7 1/16 × 5 1/16 in. (17.9 × 12.9 cm)
H x W (Open): 7 1/16 × 10 in. (17.9 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
leaflets
Place depicted:
77 West Rutland Square, Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1920s - 1930s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.1.5
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd54d064d85-3c51-4b45-9ba1-f50d9c2fefe9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.1.5
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Travel Permit for the US Military Duty Train "Mozart"

Created by:
United States Army Transportation Corps, American, founded 1942  Search this
Subject of:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 9/16 × 8 1/16 in. (26.8 × 20.5 cm)
Type:
permits
Place used:
Vienna, Austria, Europe
Date:
1951
Topic:
African American  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Military  Search this
Transportation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.9.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Archival Collections
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5127bd62f-d134-45c9-990a-d8e967bde7eb
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.9.1
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Letter from Carl Fischer Inc. to Hall Johnson regarding Johnson's contract

Written by:
Gustav Saenger, 1865 - 1935  Search this
Received by:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Subject of:
Carl Fischer, Inc., American, founded 1872  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 19, 1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.9.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
Archival Collections
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd590664d1b-afa0-468d-9a00-62243fc24ed9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.9.2
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Royalty Statement for Hall Johnson

Written by:
G. Schirmer, Inc., American, founded 1861  Search this
Received by:
Hall Johnson, American, 1888 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/2 × 8 in. (24.1 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
invoices
Place depicted:
634 Saint Nicholas Avenue Apt. 4D, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 1, 1967
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Eugene Thamon Simpson, Representative, Hall Johnson Estate
Object number:
TA2013.166.9.3
Restrictions & Rights:
© Hall Johnson Estate
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Hall Johnson Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd504b6b502-2afe-49f5-8841-0b2fa070735a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_TA2013.166.9.3
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Eighteen Original Negro Spirituals by Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Published by:
Mills Music Incorporated, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Written by:
Sister Rosetta Tharpe, American, 1915 - 1973  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
12 × 9 × 1/8 in. (30.5 × 22.9 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
songbooks
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1938
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Spirituals (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gayle Wald
Object number:
2014.98.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Sheet music
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59ad67216-8911-4123-a33f-0c3c192dcfb9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.98.7
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Sign for Minton's Playhouse

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Used by:
Minton's Playhouse, American, 1938 - 1974  Search this
Subject of:
Henry Minton, American, 1885 - 1970  Search this
Medium:
neon on metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 38 × 297 × 13 in. (96.5 × 754.4 × 33 cm)
H x W x D: 38 × 273 × 13 in. (96.5 × 693.4 × 33 cm)
Type:
signage
Place used:
Harlem, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
after 1984
Topic:
African American  Search this
Bebop (Music)  Search this
Communities  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Harlem Community Development Corporation, a subsidiary of the New York State Urban Development Corporation, d/b/a/ Empire State Development
Object number:
2015.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e8aa7920-8d92-419d-87dc-b8a50c5edb4b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.1
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We Insist! Max Roach's - Freedom Now Suite

Composed by:
Max Roach, American, 1924 - 2007  Search this
Written by:
Oscar Brown, American, 1926 - 2005  Search this
Recorded by:
Max Roach, American, 1924 - 2007  Search this
Abbey Lincoln, American, 1930 - 2010  Search this
Published by:
MiruMir Music Publishing, Russian, founded 2004  Search this
Medium:
vinyl, cardboard
Dimensions:
Diameter (.a, album): 11 13/16 in. (30 cm)
H x W (.b, album jacket): 12 5/16 × 12 5/16 in. (31.3 × 31.3 cm)
Type:
record covers
long-playing records
Date:
1960; re-released 2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
U.S. History, 1953-1961  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Estate of Max Roach
Object number:
2015.103.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Audio Recordings
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd526dc4afe-7952-4971-be67-868dc2c1f5ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.103.3ab
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Green hat worn by Alicia Keys on the album cover of Songs in A Minor

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Alicia Keys, American, born 1981  Search this
Medium:
wool felt and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 4 3/4 × 17 × 17 in. (12.1 × 43.2 × 43.2 cm)
Type:
hats
Date:
2001
Topic:
African American  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Costume  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Neo-Soul (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rhythm and blues (Music)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.118.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd597f5cf76-ae9c-4242-b63f-52925f416c10
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.118.1.1
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Voodoo Guitar "Marie" made by Don Moser with debris from Hurricane Katrina

Created by:
Don Moser, American  Search this
Medium:
Wood, copper, brass, tin, and plastic with fabric and rhinestone
Dimensions:
H x W x D (guitar): 41 3/4 × 13 3/4 × 2 3/8 in. (106 × 34.9 × 6 cm)
H x W x D (Wood box): 5 x 47 7/8 x 17 in. (12.7 x 121.6 x 43.2 cm)
Type:
musical instruments
guitars
Place made:
New Orleans, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2005
Topic:
African American  Search this
Art  Search this
Communities  Search this
Folklife  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
U.S. History, 2001-  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Musician/Artist Don Louis Moser
Object number:
2015.119.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd566bb8fd6-5701-455d-b559-f25cd490a8a8
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.119.1-.2

Piano from Pilgrim Baptist Church used by Thomas Dorsey

Created by:
The Cable Piano Company, American, founded 1880  Search this
Used by:
Thomas Andrew Dorsey, American, 1899 - 1993  Search this
Subject of:
Pilgrim Baptist Church, American, founded 1922  Search this
Medium:
wood, metal, wire and vinyl
Dimensions:
H x W x D (piano main body): 38 × 55 1/2 × 57 in. (96.5 × 141 × 144.8 cm)
H x W (piano leg at wideset point): 24 × 17 in. (61 × 43.2 cm)
Type:
baby grand pianos
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rev. Richard C. Keller, Jr., Mr. Edward G. Keller and Ms. Paulene Austin Keller
Object number:
2015.134.1a-g
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd539bd6160-bec4-4990-95c7-3b9cdcc521db
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.134.1a-g
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Piano bench from Pilgrim Baptist Church used by Thomas Dorsey

Used by:
Thomas Andrew Dorsey, American, 1899 - 1993  Search this
Created by:
The Cable Piano Company, American, founded 1880  Search this
Medium:
wood , metal and vinyl
Dimensions:
19 1/2 x 36 1/2 x 15 1/4 in. (49.5 x 92.7 x 38.7 cm)
Type:
piano benches
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1930s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Communities  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rev. Richard C. Keller, Jr., Mr. Edward G. Keller and Ms. Paulene Austin Keller
Object number:
2015.134.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e1117420-3c09-45cb-81e8-571f482e4d1e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.134.2
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Custom snare drum owned by Will Calhoun

Manufactured by:
Mapex, Taiwanese, founded 1989  Search this
Remo, Inc., American, founded 1957  Search this
Used by:
Will Calhoun, American, born 1964  Search this
Subject of:
Living Colour, American, founded 1984  Search this
Medium:
metal, mylar, plastic
Dimensions:
6 1/2 × 18 × 16 in. (16.5 × 45.7 × 40.6 cm)
Type:
snare drums
Date:
2005
Topic:
African American  Search this
Funk (Music)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Metal (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Will Calhoun
Object number:
2015.14.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd573b64f53-95ab-4ae2-a9fa-6a91e2e2538e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.14.7
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Turntable used by Grand Wizzard Theodore

Manufactured by:
Vestax, Japanese, 1977 - 2014  Search this
Used by:
Grand Wizzard Theodore, American, born 1963  Search this
Medium:
plastic, metal, felt and rubber
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2015.142a): 5 × 17 3/4 × 15 in. (12.7 × 45.1 × 38.1 cm)
Diameter (2015.142b): 2 1/2 × 2 in. (6.4 × 5.1 cm)
Diameter (2015.142c): 2 1/2 × 2 in. (6.4 × 5.1 cm)
Diameter (2015.142d): 2 1/2 × 2 in. (6.4 × 5.1 cm)
L x W (2015.142e): 40 × 5/16 in. (101.6 × 0.8 cm)
H x W x D (2015.142f): 1 3/4 × 1 13/16 × 1 7/16 in. (4.4 × 4.6 × 3.7 cm)
Type:
turntables (sound device component)
Place used:
Bronx, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2000s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.142a-g
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Musical Instruments
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b57da776-5880-4a71-b0da-07ad25c12292
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.142a-g

Mock turtleneck and pants costume worn by Verdine White of Earth, Wind, & Fire

Designed by:
Louis Wells, born 1957  Search this
Worn by:
Verdine White, American, born 1951  Search this
Subject of:
Earth, Wind & Fire, American, founded 1969  Search this
Medium:
turtleneck: spandex and plastic zipper;
pants: spandex, synthetic fiber, imitation fur, suede, glass beads, rhinestones, synthetic fiber fringe, plastic button, and metal fasteners
Dimensions:
H x W (turtleneck): 28 × 17 in. (71.1 × 43.2 cm)
H x W (pants): 48 1/2 × 14 in. (123.2 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
trousers
turtleneck sweaters
Place used:
Moscow, Russia, Asia
Date:
2004
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Design  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Costume Designer Bernard G. Jacobs
Object number:
2015.147.1.1-2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ad24fb19-7144-40ea-84ba-9b204e8c91c0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.147.1.1-2
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Music folder owned by Della Reese

Manufactured by:
Alpheus-Cameo Music, founded 1972  Search this
Owned by:
Della Reese, American, 1937 - 2017  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 1/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.7 × 27.8 cm)
Type:
folders (containers)
Date:
1972-2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Gospel (Music)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Popular music  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rev. Della Reese-Lett and Mr. Franklin Lett
Object number:
2015.150.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f14a8814-7164-4de9-87aa-f212be5e69e1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.150.7
Online Media:

Black and red leather jacket worn by Kurtis Blow

Designed by:
M. Julian, American, 1975 - 2000  Search this
Owned by:
Kurtis Blow, American, born 1959  Search this
Medium:
leather, synthetic fiber, metal, and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W (flat): 26 × 23 in. (66 × 58.4 cm)
Type:
jackets
Date:
1981
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Fashion  Search this
Hip hop (Music)  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kurtis Walker PKA Kurtis Blow
Object number:
2015.185
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Clothing-Fashion
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5dd4ccc7c-c7ad-48ad-9a69-f360e166d040
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.185

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