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    William P. Gottlieb Collection In 1995 this collection was purchased with financial support from the Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund. The collection consists of jazz photographs taken by writer-photographer William P. Gottlieb, from 1938 to 1948, the "Golden Age of Jazz" when swing reached its peak and modern jazz developed. While on assignment for the Washington Post, Down Beat magazine, and Record Changer, Gottlieb photographed and interviewed...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1938

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948] Graphic. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Negatives-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 negative : color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 464 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. 1948] Graphic. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Negatives-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 negative : color. ; 4 x 5 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 465 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form)....
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Stan Kenton and Buddy Childers, Richmond, Va., 1947 or 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Negatives-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 negative : color. ; 4 x 5 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 162 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form)....
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1947
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Stan Kenton and Eddie Safranski, 1947 or 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Negatives-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 negative : color. ; 4 x 5 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 180 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form)....
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1947
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Stan Kenton and Pete Rugolo, 1947 or 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Negatives-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 negative : color. ; 4 x 5 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 174 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form)....
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1947
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Stan Kenton, Pete Rugolo, and Bob Graettinger, Richmond, Va.(?), 1947 or 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Negatives-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 negative : color. ; 4 x 5 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 166 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form)....
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1947
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948] Graphic. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Negatives-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 negative : color. ; 4 x 5 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 464 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948] Graphic. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Negatives-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 negative : color. ; 4 x 5 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 464 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948]
    Caption from Down Beat: The Street is at its best at night, when the neons start to bloom. It loses some of its carnival atmosphere when daylight dims its gaudy luster
    Graphic. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html In: Collier's, v. 122, no. 1 (July 3, 1948), p. 24. Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.

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  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. 1948] Graphic. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 465 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form)....
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Stan Kenton and Buddy Childers, Richmond, Va., 1947 or 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 4 x 5 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 162 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1947
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Stan Kenton and Eddie Safranski, 1947 or 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 4 x 5 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 180 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1947
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Stan Kenton and Pete Rugolo, 1947 or 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 174 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form)....
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1947
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Stan Kenton, Pete Rugolo, and Bob Graettinger, Richmond, Va.(?), 1947 or 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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/gottlieb-home.html Forms part of: William P. Gottlieb Collection (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 166 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form)....
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1947
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of June Christy, 1947 or 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Group Portraits-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 068 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1947
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of June Christy, 1947 or 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 069 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
    • Date: 1947
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948] Graphic. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 464 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948] Graphic. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 464 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Toots Thielemans, Adele Girard, and Joe Marsala, Onyx, New York, N.Y., ca. 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Group Portraits-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 507 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. 1948] Graphic. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Cityscape Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 499 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [52nd Street, New York, N.Y., ca. 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 501 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative (Form).
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Lois de Fee, Club Nocturne, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Group Portraits-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 502 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Tony Soma, Tony's, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Group Portraits-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 503 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.
  • Photo, Print, Drawing
    [Portrait of Tony Soma, Tony's, New York, N.Y., ca. July 1948] Graphic. Portrait Photographs-1940-1950.. Group Portraits-1940-1950.. Film Transparencies-1940-1950.. graphic | 1 transparency : film, color. ; 3 1/4 x 4 1/4 in. | 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 (Library of Congress). Gottlieb Collection Assignment No. 503 (Gottlieb Assignment). Graphic (Form). Electronic Resource (Form). Remote (Form). Nonprojected Graphic (Form). Photonegative...
    • Contributor: Gottlieb, William P.