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From Frying Pan to Flying V: The Rise of the Electric Guitar

From Frying Pan to Flying V: The Rise of the Electric Guitar

November 1, 1996 – October 24, 1997

American History Museum
12th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: 1st Floor, West Wing, Lemelson Center Cases

Two showcases feature 8 vintage guitars and 2 amps that trace the history of the electric guitar and the people involved -- the manufacturers, players, makers, and inventors.