Smithsonian Collections

Bill Monroe

Image for Bill Monroe
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Description
The country music sound created by Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys starting in 1938, would become a new style of country music named "bluegrass."
Location
Currently not on view
maker
Horenstein, Henry
negative
1973
print
2003
Credit Line
Horenstein, Henry
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 11 in x 14 in; 27.94 cm x 35.56 cm
Object Name
photograph
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ID Number
2003.0169.104
catalog number
2003.0169.104
accession number
2003.0169
Place Made
United States: Maryland, Callaway