Billie Holiday /singer at microphone onstage : photoprint, ca. 1940s

image for Billie Holiday /singer at microphone onstage : photoprint, ca. 1940s
Selected for exhibition, "Jazz Photographs: Composed and Improvised," Archives Center display cases, 28 March-10 April 2005.
Summary
Photograph taken from a low angle, with a rapt, smiling drummer shown at lower left. Caption from print in box 1.1.A3: "Famous jazz great and blues / singer 'Billie' Holiday / Washingtonian 'Al Dunn' is on the drums at Club Bali, 14th & T N.W. / series on nite life in D.C. by Robert S. Scurlock." The original negative for this print is No. AC0618.004.0000419.
Repository Loc.
Smithsonian Institution, National Museum of American History : Archives Center. P.O. Box 37012, Suite 1100, MRC 601, Constitution Ave., between 12th and 14th Sts., N.W., Washington, D.C. 20013-7012. Call 202-633-3270 for appointment. Fax: 202-786-2453
1940
1950
ca 1940s
1930-1940
1930-1950
1940-1950
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Black-and-white photoprints (Series 1), Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994
Local number
Box 1.1.B9
618ps0227929-01.pg.tif (AC Scan)
Culture
African Americans
photographers
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Subject
Dunn, Al (musician)
Holiday, Billie 1915-1959
Club Bali
Topic
Portraits--African American women
African American singers
Singers
Musicians
Women in music
African Americans
Place
Washington (D.C.)
Physical description
Silver gelatin photograph on paper, 10 x 8 in., flush-mounted on board, affixed to larger board, 14 x 11 in
1 item.
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Restrictions & Rights
Unrestricted research use on site by appointment
Fees for commercial use. Smithsonian Institution holds rights
Type
Photographs