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At Her Best, Sarah Vaughan

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Caption
At Her Best, Sarah Vaughan - Club Oasis, Western Avenue, Central Los Angeles, Calif., 1950
Joe Schwartz, Folk Photography: Poems I've Never Written (2000), 203.
Description
A black-and-white photograph of Sarah Vaughan singing at Club Oasis in Los Angeles, California. Vaughan wears a dress and looks at the camera out of the corner of her eye.
Created by
Joe Schwartz, American, 1913 - 2013
Subject of
Sarah Vaughan, American, 1924 - 1990
Date
1950
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 (Image and Sheet): 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
2010.74.150
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Place depicted
Western Avenue, Central, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
© Joe Schwartz