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Mary Blane

Mary Blane

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1820-1860 (Microfilm M 3106) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form) In bound volumes: Copyright Deposits 1820-1860

Grace Divine

Grace Divine

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Welcome hymn

Welcome hymn

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

They borrow, but never return!

They borrow, but never return!

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Far be sorrow tears, and sighing

Far be sorrow tears, and sighing

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Hark! The chorus still resounding; Christmas carol, no. 3

Hark! The chorus still resounding; Christmas carol, no. 3

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

To thee, O blessed savior!

To thee, O blessed savior!

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Hark! What mean those holy voices

Hark! What mean those holy voices

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Father, before thy throne

Father, before thy throne

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

The  Silent harp

The Silent harp

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

Grand waltz

Grand waltz

From: Music Copyright Deposits, 1870-1885 (Microfilm M 3500) Also available through the Library of Congress Web Site as facsimile page images. (additional physical form)

DCM 0126: Nicholas Alberti Piccolo in C and D-flat

DCM 0126: Nicholas Alberti Piccolo in C and D-flat

Instrument type: Piccolo in C and D-flat Medium: Silver.; 30.5 cm., 29.35 cm. Key Holes System: Boehm system with Alberti patented tonehole system to permit half-step pitch change. See "Preface." Holes shifted... more

Pegasus
Martha Graham to give dance recital

Martha Graham to give dance recital

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

All Star Vaudeville

All Star Vaudeville

Wyckoff Heights Presbyterian Church (venue)

Counsellor at Law

Counsellor at Law

Text on Poster: Federal Theatre Rainier & Atlantic Feb. 1 to 5 “Counsellor at Law” By Elmer Rice Prices 25c – 40c Plus Tax Reservations CA-1522 (Content)

The Emperor's New Clothes

The Emperor's New Clothes

Majestic Theatre (venue) Scanned one of two

Hansel and Gretel

Hansel and Gretel

Text on Poster: Federal Theatre For New York City Presents Marionette Production Hansel and Gretel Based on Grimms Fairy Tale (Content)

Chalk Dust

Chalk Dust

Hollywood Playhouse Vine at Hollywood Starting Mon June 15th Chalk Dust Modern Youthful Comedy Drama 1936 NY Smash Hit Nites 25c 55c 85c tax incl Matinee Wed Sat 25c Federal Theatres Attraction WPA (Content)

Ferdinand the Bull

Ferdinand the Bull

Federal Theatre presents Mr. Leaf and Ferdinand Ferdinand the Bull Munro Leaf's world famous Animal Favorite in a marionette production (Content)

All Star Vaudeville

All Star Vaudeville

St. Albans Square Club (venue)

According to Finkenstein 2

According to Finkenstein 2

Mt. Park Casino Holyoke Mass 4 Nights 8:30om July 28 thru 31 Matinee Wednesday at 2:30 pm All Seats Reserved 25c The Federal Theatre presents a World Premiere of a Modern American Comedy According to Fi... more

Tomorrow's a Holiday

Tomorrow's a Holiday

Hollywood Playhouse Vine Near Hollywood Blvd Tomorrow's a Holiday By Les Perutz Nightly Except Monday 8:30pm Opening Wed July 7 No seat over 55c tax inc. Federal Theatre Project div WPA (Content)

Vaudeville

Vaudeville

Song, "Beautiful Lady in Blue," John R. Dumler Dance, Helen Ashenbach Monologue, El Thompson ""A Happy Journey to Trenton & Camden,"" One Act. T. Wilder "Sidewalk Controversy in the Ghetto," Goldie Weiner ... more

It Can't Happen Here

It Can't Happen Here

Warburton Theatre (venue)

Twilight of the Theatre 2

Twilight of the Theatre 2

Musart Theatre Twilight of the Theatre Now (Content)

A Texas Steer

A Texas Steer

Our Choicest Cuts are from California Beef The Choice of Good Shows "A Texas Steer" Now at Mason Theatre Secure Special Tickets Here (Content)

The Night of January 16th 1

The Night of January 16th 1

Jefferson Theatre 5 Days Start Nov 10 Was Karen Andre Guilty? The Night of January 16 3 Act Murder Mystery presented by The Federal Theatre WPA 5th District of Alabama Popular Prices PH 3-0227-28 for Re... more

It Can't Happen Here

It Can't Happen Here

Text on Poster: Sinclair Lewis’ It Can't Happen here Now Playing Blackstone Theatre 7th and Michigan Harrison 6609 Popular Prices Every Eve. Except Sun. 8:30 Wed. Sat. Mat. A Federal Theatre Unit. WPA (Content)

Vaudeville

Vaudeville

Song, "Beautiful Lady in Blue," John R. Dumler Monologue, Anne Reveles One Act, ""A Happy Journey to Trenton & Camden,"" T. Wilder Monologue, El Thompson Song, Lewis Schwatlo Monologue, Goldie Weiner Pi... more

The Warrior's Husband

The Warrior's Husband

Smash Hit Now! The Warrior's Husband Nightly Except Monday Hollywood Playhouse Vine St near Hollywood Blvd Federal Theatre Project div of WPA (Content)

Class of '29

Class of '29

popular price theater presents a new play about "The Lost Generation" "Class of '29" by Orrie Lashin and Milo Hastings Manhattan Theatre Broadway at 53rd Street 8:40 pm Mezzanine and balcony orchestra 2... more

The First Man

The First Man

Empire Theatre (venue)

Help Yourself

Help Yourself

Text on Poster: Columbia Theatre Mar. 23 to Apr. 3 “Help Yourself” Paul Vulpius Hilarious 3 Act Comedy Evenings Except Sun. & Mon. Mat. Sat. 2:30 P.M. Nights 25c to 55c Mats. 15c to 40c A Federal Thea... more

One Third of a Nation

One Third of a Nation

Walnut St Theatre evenings at 8:30 starting Oct 17 ask about the big theatre party One Third of a Nation a federal theatre living newspaper production "a play that any play-goer with a heart and a roof to ... more

Dus Groise Gevins

Dus Groise Gevins

Lincoln Junior High School (venue)

Accent on Youth

Accent on Youth

Mason Opera House Accent on Youth starts Tuesday Mar 15 8:15pm by Samson Raphaelson WPA (Content)

Martha Graham Finds New Accent

Martha Graham Finds New Accent

Review of Carnegie Hall performance of October 15, 1938. (General) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Cop... more

Anna Christie

Anna Christie

WPA Baker Federal Theatre 1447 Lawrence Street Anna Christie by Eugene O'Neill Jan 20-21-22-23 Jan 27-28-29-30 (Content)

I Want a Policeman

I Want a Policeman

Mt. Park Casino (venue)

Letter from John A. Lomax to Harold Spivacke
Martha Graham Review of December 29, 1939 Performance at St. James Theatre, NYC

Martha Graham Review of December 29, 1939 Performance at St. James The...

Review of performance at the St. James Theatre, NYC, on December 29, 1939. (General) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.mart... more

Portrait of Jimmie Lunceford, William P. Gottlieb, and Gene Krupa, Washington, D.C., ca. 1940

Portrait of Jimmie Lunceford, William P. Gottlieb, and Gene Krupa, Was...

Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (L... more

Martha Graham Recital

Martha Graham Recital

notice of performance at Jordan Hall, from the Christian Science Monitor, Jan 27 1945. (General) Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dan... more

Dark Meadow

Dark Meadow

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

[Portrait of Hugues Panassié and Tiny Grimes, New York, N.Y., between 1946 and 1948]

[Portrait of Hugues Panassié and Tiny Grimes, New York, N.Y., between ...

Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (L... more

Posin'

Posin'

In: "Posin'," Down Beat 14, no. 6 (Mar. 12, 1947):2. (contents) Used with permission from Ed Enright, Editor, Down Beat magazine, 102 North Haven Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3370 (Copyright)

[Portrait of George Handy, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. Jan. 1947]

[Portrait of George Handy, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. Jan. 1947]

Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress. Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/g... more

Portrait of Charlie Parker, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y., ca. 1947

Portrait of Charlie Parker, Carnegie Hall, New York, N.Y., ca. 1947

Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress. Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/g... more

[Portrait of Noro Morales and Humberto López Morales, Glen Island Casino(?), New York, N.Y., ca. July 1947]

[Portrait of Noro Morales and Humberto López Morales, Glen Island Casi...

Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (L... more

[Portrait of George Handy, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. Jan. 1947]

[Portrait of George Handy, New York, N.Y.(?), ca. Jan. 1947]

Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress. Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/g... more

[Portrait of Claude Thornhill, Columbia Pictures studio, the making of Beautiful Doll, New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947]

[Portrait of Claude Thornhill, Columbia Pictures studio, the making of...

Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (L... more

Posin'

Posin'

In: "Posin'," Down Beat 14, no. 17 (Aug. 13, 1947):15. (contents) Used with permission from Ed Enright, Editor, Down Beat magazine, 102 North Haven Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3370 (Copyright)

Posin'

Posin'

In: "Posin'," Down Beat 14, no. 18 (Aug. 27, 1947):7. (contents) Used with permission from Ed Enright, Editor, Down Beat magazine, 102 North Haven Road, Elmhurst, IL 60126-3370 (Copyright)

[Portrait of Larry Adler and Paul Draper, City Center, New York, N.Y., ca. Jan. 1947]

[Portrait of Larry Adler and Paul Draper, City Center, New York, N.Y.,...

Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress. Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/g... more

Portrait of Tiny Kahn, Club Troubadour(?), New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1947

Portrait of Tiny Kahn, Club Troubadour(?), New York, N.Y., ca. Sept. 1...

Reference print available in Music Division, Library of Congress. Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/g... more

[Portrait of Tony Soma, Tony's, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948]

[Portrait of Tony Soma, Tony's, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948]

Purchase William P. Gottlieb General information about the Gottlieb Collection is available at http://lcweb2.loc.gov/diglib/ihas/html/gottlieb/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (L... more

[ Danny Kaye with ventriloquist doll - scene from "Knock on Wood"]

[ Danny Kaye with ventriloquist doll - scene from "Knock on Wood"]

Production photograph from the film "Knock on Wood." (General)

 Danny Kaye holding hands with Barbara Bel Geddes on a stage with a band - scene from "The Five Pennies"

Danny Kaye holding hands with Barbara Bel Geddes on a stage with a ba...

Production photograph from the film "The Five Pennies." (General)

[ Danny Kaye speaking to a man in a beret - scene from "Me and the Colonel]

[ Danny Kaye speaking to a man in a beret - scene from "Me and the Col...

Production photograph from the film "Me and the Colonel." (General) “ME AND THE COLONEL” © 1958, renewed 1986 Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc. All Rights Reserved Courtesy of Columbia Picture (Copyright Notice)

[ Letter from Edward N. Waters to Martha Graham, August 21, 1946]

[ Letter from Edward N. Waters to Martha Graham, August 21, 1946]

Reproduced with permission of Martha Graham Resources, a division of The Martha Graham Center of Contemporary Dance, www.marthagraham.org. (Copyright Notice)

Bold rooster boy. J. Andrews, Printer, No. 38 Chatham St., N.Y

Bold rooster boy. J. Andrews, Printer, No. 38 Chatham St., N.Y

"Written and sung by John Winans." In English. (language)

DCM 1482: Andrew Kauffmann Flute in C

DCM 1482: Andrew Kauffmann Flute in C

Each ferrule was originally secured with one or two silver pin(s) or dowel(s) finished flush with the materials on both ends. Instrument type: Flute in C Medium: Ivory, with ivory cap and cork-setting mechanism... more

[ Danny Kaye golfing with unknown men]

[ Danny Kaye golfing with unknown men]

From a golf outing at Grossingers Country Club after returning from performances at the Palladium in London. (General) Although no credit or publication information is given, the photograph contains "Grossinger... more

DCM 1245: Anonymous Fife in A-flat

DCM 1245: Anonymous Fife in A-flat

Instrument type: Fife in A-flat Medium: Unidentified wood, possibly ebony. Aluminum vessel top or mechanical part serving as end cap. Nickel silver end ferrule at bottom.; 38.4 cm. Key Holes System: 2/6 holes.... more

DCM 1549: Melody Flute Co. Transverse Flute in A-flat (B-flat)

DCM 1549: Melody Flute Co. Transverse Flute in A-flat (B-flat)

Instrument type: Transverse Flute in A-flat (B-flat) Medium: Nickel plate over brass.; 39.3 cm. Key Holes System: 0/6 holes. Mark Maximum: Melody Flute Co. Provenance: Walter D. Lanahan, Laurel, Maryland, 4 Apr. 1947.

Leonard Bernstein to Burton Bernstein, December 1970

Leonard Bernstein to Burton Bernstein, December 1970

excerpt: "Fast concert splendid performance, wonderful public. Avoiding Expo like plague."

[ Lady Vivian (Margaret Rutherford), Ernie Williams imitating General MacKenzie (Danny Kaye) and Lady Margaret (Dana Wynter) at a party in a scene from "On the Double"]

[ Lady Vivian (Margaret Rutherford), Ernie Williams imitating General ...

A scene from the Dena-Capri film "On the Double." (General)

 Indian episode from American Document

Indian episode from American Document

Photographer unknown. (General) Reproduced with permission of Katherine Duke. (Copyright Notice)

Burton Bernstein to Leonard Bernstein, 1949

Burton Bernstein to Leonard Bernstein, 1949

excerpt: "Dartmouth is just what I expected" "I also hear that Judy Garland is doing 'Persephone' with you this winter"

DCM 0689c: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flute

DCM 0689c: Anonymous Vertical Whistle Flute

DCM ledger: "Spain." Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute Medium: Bamboo, stained reddish purple, see DCM 689a.; 21.55 cm. Key Holes System: 0/4 holes plus 1 rectangular hole at the bottom (likely a vent ho... more

Harry S. Black to Sylvia Fine, March 6, 1987

Harry S. Black to Sylvia Fine, March 6, 1987

Condolence letter regarding the death of Danny Kaye. (General)

Home delights. Words and Music by John P. Ordway. J. Andrews, Printer, 38 Chatham St., N. Y

Home delights. Words and Music by John P. Ordway. J. Andrews, Printer,...

"Sung by Ordway's Eolians." In English. (language)

Cheer, boys, cheer or Morgan's war song

Cheer, boys, cheer or Morgan's war song

Music associated with the Confederate side

DCM 1342: Abelardo Albisi Albisiphon in F

DCM 1342: Abelardo Albisi Albisiphon in F

Head joint in "T" configuration for vertical playing position and incorporating one coil to shorten overall length of instrument. See correspondence, 13 Nov. 1937, with G. Meriggioli. Instrument type: Albisipho... more

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, September 13, 1943

Letter from Leonard Bernstein to Helen Coates, September 13, 1943

excerpt: "This publicity business is really getting fantastic. Every N.Y. paper had it on Thurs.,...I've just taken a fine apartment in Carnegie Hall." From: Correspondence Series

[ Gerry Mulligan and his father]

[ Gerry Mulligan and his father]

Gerry Mulligan as a child holding golf club, with his father, circa 1929-30. (Content) Property of Franca R. Mulligan. Used by permission. (Copyright Notice) This item used by permission of the copyright holder... more

DCM 1110: Anonymous, South American Indian (Guayaquil) Vertical Whistle Flute (Pingullo)

DCM 1110: Anonymous, South American Indian (Guayaquil) Vertical Whistl...

DCM ledger: "Indian, Ecuador, Guayaquil." Instrument type: Vertical Whistle Flute (Pingullo) Medium: Bamboo.; 29 cm. Key Holes System: 1/2 holes. Mark Maximum: No mark. Provenance: Scott E. Forbush, Pasadena, ... more