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Catalog Number 1987.8.20
Title [Scrapbook 20]
Object Type Scrapbook
Collection Louis Armstrong Collection
Description Scrapbook belonging to Louis and/or Lucille Armstrong. Compiled by Louis Armstrong. Contents include: Collages including: news clippings; club membership cards; certificates; comic pictures; ephemera; Hawaiian tour materials (1952); Zulu King (1949); images of musicians and celebrities; telegrams; postcards; collages include images of Lucille, Babe Ruth, Jane Russell, Robert Mitchum, Alexander Dumas, Sidney Bechet, Sugar Ray Robinson, Fatty Arbuckle, Jack Poulson (and his family, posing with Louis), "Glory Alley," Betty Grable, Leslie Caron (autographed to Louis), a "Jet" magazine spread on "Negros Who Refuse to Pass" (Herb Jeffrries, Willie Bryant, Billy Daniels and Cab Calloway), Tubby Hall (Louis's inscription mentions the "almighty Joe Glaser"), W. C. Handy, Charlie Barnet, the All Stars in Hawaii (Russ Phillips, Barney Bigard, Marty Napoleon, Dale Jones, Cozy Cole, Velma Middleton), pin-up girls, Louis and Joe Glaser (also includes telegram from Glaser), Louie Bellson, Buddy DeFranco, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson, Jack Benny, Duke Ellington, Maxine Sullivan, Monte Irvin, Ethel Waters, Jack Johnson, Eartha Kitt, Orson Welles, Meredith Wilson, Dorthy Dandridge, Una Mae Carlisle, Johnny Hartman, Pearl Bailey, Frank Sinatra, Ava Gardner, Ella Fitzgerald, Lionel Hampton, Billy Eckstine, Johnny Ray and many, many more.
Notes Part of scrapbook located in safe. Sheets are enclosed in Mylar and separated from the original order of the scrapbook. 5/23/16 SR
People Anderson, Eddie
Arbuckle, Fatty
Armstrong, Lucille Wilson
Bailey, Pearl
Barnet, Charlie
Bechet, Sidney
Bellson, Louis
Benny, Jack
Bigard, Barney
Bryant, Willie
Calloway, Cab
Carlisle, Una Mae
Caron, Leslie
Cole, Cozy
Dandridge, Dorothy
Daniels, Billy
DeFranco, Buddy
Dumas, Alexander
Eckstine, Billy
Ellington, Duke
Fitzgerald, Ella
Gardner, Ava
Glaser, Joe
Grable, Betty
Hall, Tubby
Hampton, Lionel
Handy, W. C. (William Christopher)
Hartman, Johnny
Irvin, Monte
Jeffries, Herb
Johnson, Jack
Jones, Dale
Kitt, Eartha
Middleton, Velma
Mitchum, Robert
Napoleon, Marty
Phillips, Russ
Poulson, Jack
Ray, Johnny
Robinson, Sugar Ray
Russell, Jane
Ruth, Babe
Sinatra, Frank
Sullivan, Maxine
Waters, Ethel
Welles, Orson
Wilson, Meredith
Search Terms Scrapbooks Assembled by Louis or Lucille Armstrong
Year Range from 1952
Year Range to 1952
Accession number 1987.8
Condition date 2010-09-02