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Cleopatra costume headband worn by Lauren Anderson

Designed by:
Judanna Lynn, American  Search this
Worn by:
Lauren Anderson, American, born 1965  Search this
Used by:
Houston Ballet Company, American, founded 1955  Search this
Medium:
synthetic fiber, metallic paint, metal thread, and plastic
Dimensions:
H x W (h: top of snake to bottom of beads; w: closed): 9 × 6 in. (22.9 × 15.2 cm)
Type:
headbands (headgear)
Place used:
Houston, Harris County, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2000
Topic:
African American  Search this
Ballet  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Dance  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Houston Ballet
Object number:
2019.19.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52a3afe61-0b6d-48ee-856c-15ac330be4c1
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.19.5
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Robe and trunks worn by Denzel Washington as Rubin Carter in The Hurricane

Designed by:
Aggie Guerard Rodgers, American, born 1943  Search this
Created by:
Eric Winterling, Inc., Theatrical Costumes, Made to Order  Search this
Worn by:
Denzel Washington, American, born 1954  Search this
Medium:
Robe (.1ab): terry cloth;
Trunks (.2): satin and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Robe .1ab on form): 41 1/4 × 17 × 14 in. (104.8 × 43.2 × 35.6 cm)
H x W (Robe .1ab flat): 51 1/2 × 31 in. (130.8 × 78.7 cm)
H x W x D (Belt .1b): 2 1/4 × 78 1/8 × 5/8 in. (5.7 × 198.4 × 1.6 cm)
H x W x D (Trunks .2 on form): 20 1/2 × 13 × 8 1/2 in. (52.1 × 33 × 21.6 cm)
H x W (Trunks .2 flat): 19 3/4 × 16 1/8 in. (50.2 × 41 cm)
Type:
robes
trunks (costume)
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1999
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Athletes  Search this
Boxing  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.127.2.1ab-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5aca3813d-5217-48ab-897c-5e26530a2ca7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.127.2.1ab-.2

Dress and belt worn by Marla Gibbs as Florence Johnston on The Jeffersons

Designed by:
Betsey Potter, American  Search this
Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Worn by:
Marla Gibbs, American, born 1931  Search this
Subject of:
The Jeffersons, American, 1975 - 1985  Search this
Medium:
cotton, metal, and elastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form (ab)): 45 × 18 1/2 × 13 in. (114.3 × 47 × 33 cm)
H x W (Flat (a)): 45 × 13 3/4 in. (114.3 × 34.9 cm)
H x W (Flat (b)): 71 1/4 × 1/2 in. (181 × 1.3 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1977-1980
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Sitcoms  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.145.3ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59f6e0399-d1aa-49f6-8e6d-b9fa1aad8390
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.145.3ab
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Black dress worn by Oprah Winfrey as Sofia in The Color Purple

Designed by:
Aggie Guerard Rodgers, American, born 1943  Search this
Manufactured by:
Palace Costume Company, American, founded 1990  Search this
Worn by:
Oprah Winfrey, American, born 1954  Search this
Subject of:
Alice Walker, American, born 1944  Search this
Medium:
rayon and cotton satin, cotton, silk satin, and trimming
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 48 1/4 × 24 1/2 × 12 in. (122.6 × 62.2 × 30.5 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
North Carolina, United States, North and Central America
California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1985
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Families  Search this
Film  Search this
Gender  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Literature  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
Violence  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.184.1.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e5b48c80-fa84-4261-8c8b-e7490ddfe708
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.184.1.1
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Denim bucket hat worn by Jimmie Walker as J.J. Evans on Good Times

Designed by:
Rita Riggs, American, born 1930  Search this
Manufactured by:
Cali-Fame of Los Angeles, Inc., American, founded 1925  Search this
Worn by:
Jimmie Walker, American, born 1947  Search this
Medium:
cotton denim, twill tape, and synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 9 1/4 × 9 3/4 × 10 in. (23.5 × 24.8 × 25.4 cm)
Type:
hats
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974-1979
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Families  Search this
Sitcoms  Search this
Stereotypes  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.26.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c3f7e6cd-9ea1-48e2-9d1e-146e37c4493d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.26.1

Orange dress worn by Esther Rolle as Florida Evans on Good Times

Designed by:
Rita Riggs, American, born 1930  Search this
Worn by:
Esther Rolle, American, 1920 - 1998  Search this
Medium:
polyester and rayon knit with metal buttons
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 42 3/8 × 19 1/4 × 13 1/2 in. (107.6 × 48.9 × 34.3 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Families  Search this
Motherhood  Search this
Sitcoms  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2014.26.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f98d70c5-da72-4dbd-ae4b-85b62cd3b15c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.26.2

Green velvet dress worn by Lena Horne in the film Stormy Weather

Designed by:
Helen Rose, American, 1904 - 1985  Search this
Worn by:
Lena Horne, American, 1917 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
velvet with metal and fur
Dimensions:
H x W: 53 x 24 in. (134.6 x 61 cm)
Type:
dresses
Date:
1943
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Film  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.90
Restrictions & Rights:
No known copyright restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51b5100c0-e432-42a6-a85f-13caf4ab5722
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.90
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Costume dress for Lady in Red from for colored girls... on Broadway

Designed by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Worn by:
Trezana Beverley, American, born 1945  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
synthetic satin and crepe with metal closures
Dimensions:
H x W x D (on form): 61 × 26 1/4 × 17 in. (154.9 × 66.7 × 43.2 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976-1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.35
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5f9f46919-8392-4bed-9a97-622b4c38a243
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.35
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Costume dress for Lady in Purple from for colored girls... on Broadway

Designed by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Worn by:
Risë Collins  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Medium:
synthetic satin and crepe with metal closures
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 40 3/4 × 17 × 14 1/2 in. (103.5 × 43.2 × 36.8 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976-1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.36
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58ee66a64-6b1c-4096-9b18-1c6cb585a9a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.36
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Costume dress for Lady in Orange from for colored girls... on Broadway

Designed by:
Judy Dearing, American, 1940 - 1995  Search this
Worn by:
Dr. Ntozake Shange, American, 1948 - 2018  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
synthetic satin and crepe with metal closures
Dimensions:
H x W x D (on form): 43 1/2 × 15 × 15 in. (110.5 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
dresses
Place used:
New York City, Manhattan County, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1976-1978
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Poetry  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.37
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c1e9342f-925f-4650-bb89-79af25697fbd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.37
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Jumpsuit worn by Diahann Carroll on the television show Julia

Designed by:
William Travilla, American, 1920 - 1990  Search this
Worn by:
Diahann Carroll, American, 1935 - 2019  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
crêpe synthetic fiber and metal closures
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form): 58 × 20 × 15 in. (147.3 × 50.8 × 38.1 cm)
Length: 61 in. (154.9 cm)
Waist: 27 1/2 in. (69.9 cm)
Inseam: 30 1/2 in. (77.5 cm)
Chest: 36 in. (91.4 cm)
Type:
jump suits
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1968-1971
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Sitcoms  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.39
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51d0d933e-b854-472b-a3af-0c029452bd3f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.39
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Costume dress and belt for Dorothy in The Wiz on Broadway

Designed by:
Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian American, 1930 - 2014  Search this
Worn by:
Stephanie Mills, American, born 1957  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
cotton, lace, ribbon, plastic, elastic, and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (On form (ab)): 32 1/2 × 20 × 18 3/4 in. (82.6 × 50.8 × 47.6 cm)
H x W x D (Flat (b)): 1 5/8 × 10 1/2 × 9 1/2 in. (4.1 × 26.7 × 24.1 cm)
Type:
dresses
belts (costume accessories)
Place used:
New York City, Manhattan, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.6ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5e93447f8-f081-4f2c-8e7f-d32183d3a597
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.6ab
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Costume oil can prop güira for Tin Man in The Wiz on Broadway

Designed by:
Geoffrey Holder, Trinidadian American, 1930 - 2014  Search this
Created by:
Fred Nihda, 1931 - 1997  Search this
Used by:
Tiger Haynes, American, 1914 - 1994  Search this
Subject of:
Black Fashion Museum, American, 1979 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12 1/2 × 3 3/4 × 2 in. (31.8 × 9.5 × 5.1 cm)
Type:
güiros
Place used:
New York City, Manhattan, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Costume design  Search this
Men  Search this
Musical Theatre  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of the Black Fashion Museum founded by Lois K. Alexander-Lane
Object number:
2007.3.7.4
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
Black Fashion Museum Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Musical Instruments
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58e3d3660-348b-408d-9de5-57895f2b3780
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2007.3.7.4
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Ivory coat worn by Kerry Washington as Olivia Pope on Scandal

Manufactured by:
Burberry Group PLC, English, founded 1956  Search this
Worn by:
Kerry Washington, American, born 1977  Search this
Medium:
satin, cotton, silk, and rayon
Dimensions:
H x W: 39 × 16 in. (99.1 × 40.6 cm)
Type:
coats
Place used:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Walt Disney Television
Object number:
2019.90.19
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52e9ba1fb-8c2e-496c-89b3-62eb3bb24c89
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.90.19
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White hat and hat box used on the show "Scandal"

Manufactured by:
Louise Green Millinery, American, founded 1987  Search this
Worn by:
Kerry Washington, American, born 1977  Search this
Medium:
a: velour with velvet, silk, elastic, beads, sequin, and thread
b: cardboard with paper, ink, and cord
Dimensions:
H x W x D (a. hat): 4 × 12 × 13 in. (10.2 × 30.5 × 33 cm)
H x W x D (b. box): 8 × 15 × 15 in. (20.3 × 38.1 × 38.1 cm)
Type:
hats
hatboxes
Place used:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2013
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Costume  Search this
Television  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Walt Disney Television
Object number:
2019.90.26ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Costume
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51697a618-65fd-476c-933f-63463550fd43
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.90.26ab
Online Media:

Poster for the premiere performance of the play Beauty Shop

Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Shelly Garrett, American, 1946 - 2018  Search this
Signed by:
Adrian Black, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with mat board and adhesive
Dimensions:
H x W: 18 3/4 × 13 7/8 in. (47.6 × 35.2 cm)
Type:
posters
Place depicted:
San Bernardino, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1987; inscribed 1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Comedy (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Shelly Garrett
Object number:
2018.27
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5a04cb2e6-f06e-412b-966f-6b756150045f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2018.27
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Reel-to-reel tape recorder and reels used by sound engineer Russell Williams II

Manufactured by:
Kudelski Group, Swiss, founded 1951  Search this
Used by:
Russell Williams II, American, born 1952  Search this
Medium:
metal and plastic with adhesive , leather and 1/4 inch tape
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2015.29.20a): 4 1/2 × 14 3/4 × 12 1/2 in. (11.4 × 37.5 × 31.8 cm)
Diameter (2015.29.20b): 5 in. (12.7 cm)
Diameter (2015.29.20c): 7 in. (17.8 cm)
Type:
audio equipment
Place made:
Cheseaux-sur-Lausanne, Lausanne, Vaud, Switzerland, Europe
Date:
ca. 1972 (manufactured)
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Technology  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Russell Williams II
Object number:
2015.29.20abc
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Tools and Equipment-Audiovisual
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fecc5668-e6ba-48dd-8d48-a9c0f2d53566
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.29.20abc
Online Media:

Academy Award, Best Sound, Glory, presented to Russell Williams, II

Issued by:
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, American, founded 1927  Search this
Received by:
Russell Williams II, American, born 1952  Search this
Created by:
George Stanley, American, 1903 - 1973  Search this
Designed by:
Cedric Gibbons, Irish, 1893 - 1960  Search this
Manufactured by:
R.S. Owen & Company, American, founded 1983  Search this
Medium:
britannia metal with copper , nickel silver and gold , felt (on the bottom of the base), velvet (bag)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2015.29.21a): 13 3/8 × 5 3/16 × 5 1/4 in. (34 × 13.2 × 13.3 cm)
H x W x D (2015.29.21b flat): 17 × 9 × 2 1/2 in. (43.2 × 22.9 × 6.4 cm)
H x W x D (2015.29.21b on award): 13 1/2 × 7 1/2 × 8 in. (34.3 × 19.1 × 20.3 cm)
Type:
trophies (prizes)
figurines
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1990
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Russell Williams II
Object number:
2015.29.21.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd579793aec-0f69-4e4f-9aa1-68841b096413
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.29.21.1-.2

Academy Award, Best Sound, Dances with Wolves, presented to Russell Williams, II

Issued by:
Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, American, founded 1927  Search this
Received by:
Russell Williams II, American, born 1952  Search this
Created by:
George Stanley, American, 1903 - 1973  Search this
Designed by:
Cedric Gibbons, Irish, 1893 - 1960  Search this
Manufactured by:
R.S. Owen & Company, American, founded 1983  Search this
Medium:
britannia metal with copper , nickel silver and gold , felt (on the bottom of the base), velvet (bag)
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2015.29.22a): 31 3/8 × 5 3/16 × 5 1/4 in. (79.7 × 13.2 × 13.3 cm)
H x W x D (2015.29.22b flat): 17 × 9 × 2 1/2 in. (43.2 × 22.9 × 6.4 cm)
H x W x D (2015.29.22b on award): 13 1/2 × 9 × 6 3/4 in. (34.3 × 22.9 × 17.1 cm)
Type:
trophies (prizes)
figurines
Place made:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1991
Topic:
African American  Search this
Film  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Russell Williams II
Object number:
2015.29.22.1-.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5212b4ab2-6c36-423d-9a80-fd83bc4f89fc
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.29.22.1-.2
Online Media:

Film poster for Sister Act

Issued by:
Touchstone Pictures, American, founded 1984  Search this
Subject of:
Whoopi Goldberg, American, born 1955  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 39 15/16 × 27 1/16 in. (101.4 × 68.7 cm)
Type:
posters
Date:
1992
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Advertising  Search this
Comedy  Search this
Film  Search this
Mass media  Search this
Music  Search this
Religious groups  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kathleen M. Kendrick
Object number:
2015.64.1
Restrictions & Rights:
© Touchstone Pictures. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5fde03e57-62cf-4ca6-8537-3ea527bf875e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.64.1

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