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Box 4265.004


Contains 7 Collections and/or Records:

Marian Anderson Collection, 1939-2000

 File — Box: 4265.004, oversize-folder: 2
Scope and Contents The collection contains material featuring Marian Anderson, including an autographed concert program from her 19 December 1939 concert in Louisville, Kentucky, a copy of the April 1947 Ebony magazine featuring her country "hideaway," four newspaper clippings, and a few miscellaneous catalog entries. The autographed program is from the 1939-1940 season of the Louisville Community Concert Association and gives texts for each of the songs, lieder, and...
Dates: 1939-2000

Martha Graham Collection, 1942, 1991

 File — Box: 4265.004, oversize-folder: 3
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a program dated 16 March 1942 featuring dancer and choreographer Martha Graham and her dance company, a New York Times obituary, and an article about her autobiography.
Dates: 1942, 1991

Articles about Duke Ellington, 1993

 File — Box: 4265.004, oversize-folder: 4
Scope and Contents Three 1993 articles about American composer and jazz musician Duke Ellington (1899-1974)--two from The New York Times and one from Smithsonian Magazine.
Dates: 1993

Article about Louis Armstrong, 1999

 File — Box: 4265.004, oversize-folder: 4
Scope and Contents One article from The New York Times about tapes made by American jazz musician Louis Armstrong (1901-1971).
Dates: 1999

Clipping about Moms Mabley, 1987

 File — Box: 4265.004, oversize-folder: 4
Scope and Contents One article from The New York Times, August 9, 1987, recounting the life of American comedian Moms Mabley (1894-1975) and a play created about her life by actress Clarice Taylor.
Dates: 1987

African American Quilt Image, 1991

 File — Box: 4265.004, oversize-folder: 4
Scope and Contents One 1991 magazine page with an image of "Bowls of Cherries," an African American quilt from turn-of-the-twentieth-century Maryland.
Dates: 1991

"My First Ride in an Airship", undated

 File — Box: 4265.004, oversize-folder: 1
Scope and Contents This file contains nine pages of a typed story (with handwritten corrections) in which two high-school girls are approached by a man who asks them to watch over his vehicle, which the narrator describes at different times as an "artificial bird," an "airship," and an "airoplane." In the story, the girls figure out how to fly the machine, run into a mountain, and enter a cave, eventually realizing they are in the "infernal regions," where they meet "His Satanic Majesty."
Dates: undated