African Americans -- Music
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
W. C. Handy Letter
Abstract Contains one letter written from Handy to Columbia Records executive George Avakian and Handy’s answers to a questionnaire sent by Avakian.
Dates: 1955 November 30
James M. Salem research materials for The Late Great Johnny Ace
Overview This collection consists of the research done by Dr. James M. Salem, Professor Emeritus at the University of Alabama, for his book, The Late Great Johnny Ace and the Transition from R and B to Rock and Roll. Materials include audio recordings, correspondence, research notes, and documents, all pertaining to the larger context of African American Popular Culture in the 1950s.
Tuskegee Normal and Industrial Institute traveling program advertisement
Abstract An advertisement for the traveling program, "Negro Education in Black Belt of the South," featuring the Tuskegee Quintette.
Dates: circa 1900