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Great American Musicians

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Caption
Great American Musicians - Sarah Vaughan, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holliday, David Howard, Club Oasis, Western Ave., Central Los Angeles, California, 1950's
Joe Schwartz, Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written (2000), 202.
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Sarah Vaughan, Louis Armstrong, Billie Holliday, and David Howard at Club Oasis in Los Angeles, California.
Created by
Joe Schwartz, American, 1913 - 2013
Subject of
Sarah Vaughan, American, 1924 - 1990
Louis Armstrong, American, 1901 - 1971
Billie Holiday, American, 1915 - 1959
David Howard
Date
1950s
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 13 7/8 in. (27.9 x 35.2 cm)
Type
gelatin silver prints
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Object number
2010.74.148
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Nightlife
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Place depicted
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© Joe Schwartz