Great American Musicians

Image for Great American Musicians
Created by
Schwartz, Joe, American, 1913 - 2013
Subject of
Vaughan, Sarah, American, 1924 - 1990
Armstrong, Louis, American, 1901 - 1971
Holiday, Billie, American, 1915 - 1959
Howard, David
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
Place depicted
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
1950s
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.
Topic
African American
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Jazz (Music)
Nightlife
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Joe Schwartz and Family
Object number
2010.74.148
Restrictions & Rights
© Joe Schwartz
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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