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  • Post-project correspondence,

    Corrrespondence written or received by Sidney Robertson Cowell regarding the WPA Northern California Folk Music Project following its completion in 1940. Reference copy available in the Library of Congress, Folklife Reading Room. 39 p. : Manuscripts 8.5 x 11 in or smaller.

    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1940
  • Catalog Record

    Manfred F. DeMartino collection of CBS radio scripts, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Scripts and a photograph acquired by Manfred Frank DeMartino while working backstage at CBS radio during the mid-1940s. Includes scripts for the Frank Sinatra Program, Philip Morris Playhouse, and Your Hit Parade, many of which are autographed by performers. The scripts include advertisements for sponsors such as Vimms Vitamins, Philip Morris cigarettes, and the American Tobacco Company's Lucky Strike cigarettes. The black and white ...

    • Contributor: Demartino, Manfred F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1943
  • Paul M. Weyrich scrapbooks, 1942-2009

    Political activist and commentator. Correspondence, speeches and writings, photographs, press passes, media scripts and programming guides, news clippings, political cartoons, news releases and newsletters, agenda, conference schedules, programs, minutes of meetings, advertisements, posters and flyers, brochures and booklets, as well as rail transit, family, school, and church records.

    • Contributor: Weyrich, Paul M.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • Letter from Woody Guthrie to Columbia, ca. June 17, 1942

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Columbia Recording Corporation
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-06-17
  • Catalog Record

    Dexter Gordon collection, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The collection contains materials documenting Dexter Gordon's life and work. The Biographical series includes Gordon's unfinished autobiography entitled "The saga of Society Red," which Gordon began in 1983. The Music series contains works composed by Gordon and by others and includes scores, lead sheets, parts, and fragments of pieces. It contains manuscripts, holograph manuscripts, printed items, and photocopies. Many of the items are annotated. ...

    • Contributor: Gordon, Dexter
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1940
  • Letter from Clayton Bissell to Luther Harris Evans, August 9, 1945

    • Contributor: Evans, Luther Harris - Bissell, Clayton
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1945-08-09

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    Lee Roy Hatcher collection, Veterans History Project (U.S.) Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    Oral history interview with World War II veteran Lee Roy Hatcher, conducted by Michael Lloyd Willie on October 30, 2003 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, submitted to the Veterans History Project with photograph and map.

    • Contributor: Hatcher, Lee Roy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1945
  • Letter from Archibald MacLeish to John W. McCormack, December 30, 1940

    • Contributor: Macleish, Archibald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1940-12-30

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  • W. Dean Edwards collection, 1946-2002

    The collection includes manuscripts, photographs, sound recordings, and videotapes documenting the activities of a traditional American square and contra dance group, the Fun Finders, from Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1946 to 2002. Fun Finders was organized as an exhibition square-dance group by W. Dean Edwards, who directed the group from the 1940s through the 1980s with his wife Peggy Edwards. Sound and videorecordings of ...

    • Contributor: Edwards, W. Dean - Edwards, Peg
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1946
  • Statement of Permission from Woody Guthrie to Library of Congress, October 2, 1942

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-10-02
  • Letter from Woody Guthrie, ca. Fall 1940

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1940-10-00

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  • Manfred F. DeMartino collection of CBS radio scripts, 1943-1945

    Scripts and a photograph acquired by Manfred F. DeMartino while working backstage at CBS radio during the mid-1940s. Includes scripts for the Frank Sinatra Show, Philip Morris Playhouse, and Your Hit Parade.

    • Contributor: Demartino, Manfred F.
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1943
  • Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, ca. April 1941

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-04-01

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  • Statement of Permission from Woody Guthrie to Library of Congress, March 9, 1942

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Library of Congress
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-03-09
  • Edward Jablonski papers, 1942-2003

    Edward Jablonski (1922-2004) was an author and biographer of American songwriters Harold Arlen, Irving Berlin, George Gershwin, and Alan Jay Lerner. The collection includes drafts, project files, articles, liner notes, research materials, business papers and correspondence related to his literary projects.

    • Contributor: Jablonski, Edward
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • Michael Pertschuk papers, 1949-2002

    Lawyer, federal trade commissioner, and lobbyist. Correspondence, memoranda, email, speeches, statements, book files, subject files, and other papers primarily concerning Pertschuk's career as chairman and commissioner of the Federal Trade Commission and consumer and tobacco control issues.

    • Contributor: Pertschuk, Michael
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1949
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    Robert Whitehead papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The papers contain materials related to Robert Whitehead's life and career. The Production Files series chiefly consists of scripts and business papers related to plays Whitehead produced and directed. It also includes programs, photographs, costume and set renderings, correspondence with playwrights, actors, and investors, limited partnership agreements, and actor and production contracts. Correspondence in the collection includes business and personal letters sent and received ...

    • Contributor: Whitehead, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1947
  • Billy Taylor papers, 1942-2004

    Billy Taylor was an American jazz pianist, composer, educator, broadcaster, lecturer and advocate. The collection contains materials related to his life and career, including music manuscripts, correspondence, writings by and about Taylor, business papers, promotional and publicity materials, clippings, scripts, programs, photographs, awards, honorary degrees and plaques. The music materials chiefly consist of manuscript scores, lead sheets and parts, by Taylor and other jazz ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Billy - Taylor, Theodora Castion - Albam, Manny - Henderson, Luther - Mardin, Arif - Nelson, Oliver - Wess, Frank
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942
  • Rowland Evans papers, 1946-2001

    Journalist and author. Correspondence, notebooks, interviews, drafts, transcripts, articles and other writings, research and reference material, subject files, printed matter, and miscellaneous items relating to Evans's career as a journalist and political commentator.

    • Contributor: Evans, Rowland
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1946
  • Memorandum from Archibald MacLeish, January 8, 1941

    • Contributor: Macleish, Archibald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-01-08
  • Letter from Archibald MacLeish, November 9, 1942

    • Contributor: Macleish, Archibald
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-11-09
  • Memorandum from Verner W. Clapp to Archibald MacLeish, May 18, 1942

    • Contributor: Macleish, Archibald - Clapp, Verner W. (Verner Warren)
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1942-05-18

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  • Letter from Woody Guthrie to Alan Lomax, February 20, 1941

    • Contributor: Guthrie, Woody - Lomax, Alan
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material
    • Date: 1941-02-20

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  • Robert Whitehead papers, 1947-2002

    Robert Whitehead was a Tony Award-winning theatrical producer and director. The collection contains production files, correspondence, business papers, writings, photographs, costume and set renderings, programs and promotional materials, scripts, and other materials related to his life and career.

    • Contributor: Whitehead, Robert
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1947
  • Catalog Record

    Billy Taylor papers, Catalog Record - Electronic Resource Available

    The papers contain materials related to Billy Taylor's life and career, including music manuscripts; correspondence; writings by and about Taylor; business, financial and legal papers; programs; scripts; promotional and publicity materials; photographs; clippings; scrapbooks; and awards, citations, plaques, and certificates. The Music series chiefly consists of manuscript scores, lead sheets, and parts, by Taylor and other jazz composers and arrangers. In addition to Taylor's ...

    • Contributor: Taylor, Billy
    • Original Format: Manuscripts/Mixed Material - Collection
    • Date: 1942