Friday, October 15, 2010

Duke Ellington

Duke EllingtonDuke Ellington Hurricane Club, April 1943 photographed by Gordon Parks. JPEG (23kb) || TIFF (245kb)

Duke Ellington has his first big hit with the distinctive arrangement of Mood Indigo. First recorded by his band for Brunswick Records (Cat No. 01068) on October 17, 1930.

Title: New York, New York. Duke Ellington, orchestra leader.Creator(s): Gordon Parks, 1912-2006, photographer. Date Created/Published: 1943 May. Medium: 1 negative : safety ; 4 x 5 inches or smaller.
Part of: Farm Security Administration - Office of War Information Photograph Collection (Library of Congress) Reproduction Number: LC-USW3-023953-C (b&w film neg.)

Rights Advisory: No known restrictions. For information, see U.S. Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black & White.

Call Number: LC-USW3- 023953-C [P&P] LOT 819. Other Number: D 9166. Repository: Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Division Washington, D.C. 20540. http://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/pp.print

Notes:

* Title and other information from print in lot.
* Transfer; United States. Office of War Information. Overseas Picture Division. Washington Division; 1944.
* Film copy on SIS roll 6, frame 272.

Format:

* Safety film negatives.

Collections:

* Farm Security Administration/Office of War Information Black-and-White Negatives.

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