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Name Diets
Number of Archive records 61.0
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Image of 1987.10.019 - Diets (1 of 2)

1987.10.019 - Diets (1 of 2)

Includes two variations of Louis's "Lose Weight the Satchmo Way," copied from Harper's Bazaar and featuring the laxative Pluto Water.

1987.10.020 - Diets (2 of 2)

Contains a typed diet menu originally found in the 1965 book "The New Carbohydrate Gram Counter" (which can be found at 1987.5.487) as well a couple of diets for Lucille; a copy of the "U. S. Ski Team Diet"' an advertisement for a free book by Gayelord Hauser, on which Louis has made a few notes.

1987.10.109 - Diets

Contains various diets and recipes used by Lucille after Louis's death.

Image of 1987.2.008 - Open Letter to Fans

1987.2.008 - Open Letter to Fans

Open letter to fans, 1970. Leaves 1-18 written in ink on lined notebook paper; leaves 19-22 written on verso of "Lose Weight the Satchmo Way" diet sheets. Contents include: Stay in Beth Israel Hospital. Dr. Zucker. Physics. Swiss Kriss. Trumpet & Trinket (dogs). Visitors in the hospital. First meetings with Lucille. Bill Robinson. Joe Glaser. Luis Russell Orchestra. Contents include: Stay in Beth Israel Hospital and Dr. Gary Zucker. Swiss Kriss. Mayann giving Louis herbal physics as a child. Lucille discovering Swiss Kriss in Dr. Gaylord Hauser's book. Lucille bringing Swiss Kriss to Louis in the hospital with Dr. Zucker's permission. Swiss Kriss helping Louis recuperate,

Image of 1987.3.0005 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0005 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: Interview with disc jockey Jack Triplett at WPKM radio (Tampa, Florida), prior to concert at local armory. Spine of box reads "Mr. Glaser." Back reads "New York - Eye - Ear - Hosptial. 1 Patients - In - Hosptl. Pepper Frazier" [sic] (This refers to material heard on the tape at 1987.3.28.) 1987_3_0005-1 Disc 1, Track 1: Louis, Lucille, Slim Thompson and Charlie Phipps talk and drink, March 1961 (continued from 1987.3.0472): Velma Middleton's death in Africa and burial in the United States; how Joe Glaser arranged for her body to be returned to the United States; Peter Nugent (?); Lucille talks about Nugent's dirty language; celebrity night at The Palm; Jackie Wilson (singer); J

Image of 1987.3.0014 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0014 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: Louis Armstrong interviewed by Joe Jeru at the Vincent Hotel in Benton Harbor, Michigan for WHFB radio, summer 1956. Collage on front of tape box features photo of Louis, Lucille and Ernie Anderson 1987_3_0014-1 Interview in hotel room in Benton Harbor, Michigan, by Joe Jeru, summer of 1956: Louis "Louis Daniel Satchmo Armstrong" is introduced; Louis talks about his early days in New Orleans: Buddy Bolden; Joe Oliver; Bunk Johnson; Frankie Duson; Bobby Lyons; Jelly Roll Morton; Kid Ory; New Orleans dance halls; playing his first horn at the Waifs' Home at the age of 13; second line; lessons with Joe Oliver; eating red beans and rice; Armstrong life story; diet charts; use of "phy

Image of 1987.3.0063 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0063 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: Timex All Star Jazz Show. "You Asked for It" television program (featuring New Orleans). Recordings of sound recordings. Dave Brubeck audio letter to Louis. Swedish radio interview with Louis. Recording of Chicago radio station broadcast and interview Contents (as on compact disc reference copy): Disc 1, Track 1: Timex All Star Jazz Show: station identification; opening of program with John Cameron Swayze; Track 2: Jackie Gleason opening monologue; introduction of performers; Duke Ellington is introduced; Track 3: "Rockin' in Rhythm" (Duke Ellington); Track 4: Gleason talks with Louis; Track 5: "Now You Has Jazz" (Louis Armstrong, Jackie Gleason); "Tiger Rag"; Track 6: commercial

Image of 1987.3.0138 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0138 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: Recordings of sound recordings. All Stars live performance. Originally cataloged in "Tape Catalog #1" (see Manuscripts, 1987.2.22). Front of tape box contains clipping from Louis's Diet Charts. Contents (as on compact disc reference copy): Disc 1, Track 1: Emcee announces Louis; Track 2: "Struttin' With Some Barbecue" (Louis Armstrong) (incomplete); Track 3: "Christmas Medley" (Mantovani) (Louis can be heard typing in the background throughout the entire disc); Tracks 4-7: Recordings of Nat King Cole Christmas recordings: "The Christmas Song"; Track 5: "Mrs. Santa Claus"; Track 6: "Frosty the Snowman"; Track 7: "The Little Christmas Tree"; Track 8: "O Little Town of Bethlehem

Image of 1987.3.0191 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0191 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: Recordings of sound recordings. Radio music. Radio interview with Louis (WGN, Chicago); Dave Brubeck audio letter to Louis. Contents (as on compact disc reference copy): Disc 1, Track 1: Recording of "Nobody Knows the Trouble I've Seen" (Louis Armstrong) (teenage trumpet player, Cliff Clufetos (Chris Clifton) sings and plays along). Track 2: "Bop School" routine from radio or television; features a stand-up comedian impersonating Harry "The Hipster" Gibson at a "Bop School" commencement; performs "Cement Mixer" with references to Leonard Feather, Elvis Presley and more; Track 3: "Help Me Doctor" (cast from variety show featuring on track 2 sings) (incomplete); Track 4: "Little

Image of 1987.3.0233 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0233 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: Louis and Lucille talk with a friend. Live recording of the All Stars. Poem about Louis Armstrong. Recordings of sound recordings. Contents (as on compact disc reference copy): Disc 1, Track 1: Louis and Lucille talk with a friend: begins in mid conversation about someone hurting their ankle; Louis mentions poor medical care in New Orleans; Louis tells a joke about a doctor and his son; talks about his health problems (ulcers, x-rays, Pluto water); talks about not being able to eat (due to his ulcers) while taking Pluto water and performing at Bop City; talks about Bisma Rex curing his gas (doctor told Louis to "stay off them beans…" "Beans are my birthmark"); Track 2: Louis say

Image of 1987.3.0208 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0208 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: Interview with Louis backstage in Rochester, New York conducted by Bob Trebor, WVET; Louis talking with Joe Bushkin and his wife; recording of a boxing match. Photo on front of tape box of Louis, Mezz Mezzrow, Lucille Armstrong and others visiting someone in the hospital is no longer affixed. Contents (as on compact disc reference copy): Track 1: Interview with Louis backstage at the Lowes Theater in Rochester, NY: Temple Theater, Rochester; Sonny Woods; Track 2: early playing; performing for 40 years; first song, "Home Sweet, Home"; Joe Oliver; Bunk Johnson; making enough money to buy the whole [Waif's Home?] band new instruments; Mahogany Hall; Jelly Roll Morton; Alan Lomax

2000.49.4 - Lose weight the Satchmo way

Photocopy with autograph.

Image of 1987.3.0294 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0294 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: "Marathon" radio program, radio interview with Louis conducted by Al "Jazzbo" Collins. Back of tape box includes a photo of Louis with a group of people including Sid Catlett, Velma Middleton and Jack Teagarden. Contents (as on compact disc reference copy): Track 1: Al Collins introduction; Track 2: "When it's Sleepy time down south" (Louis Armstrong) (not a live performance); Track 3: Louis discusses his new album, Track 4: "Louis and the Angels"; Track 5: concert for prisoners; "Mahogany Hall stomp"; Jelly Roll Morton; Track 6: the Roxy; previous engagements at the Roxy; Bill Robinson; Delta Rhythm Boys; The Peters Sisters; Track 7: early beginnings in New Orleans; his first

Image of 1987.3.0279 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0279 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: Recordings of sound recordings; interview with Louis. Contents (as on compact disc reference copy): Track 1: Recordings of sound recordings: Track 2: "The Gypsy" (Louis Armstrong, The Commanders); Track 3: "Kiss of Fire" (Louis Armstrong); Track 4: "Takes Two to Tango" (Louis Armstrong, Sy Oliver Orchestra); Track 5: "If" (Louis Armstrong); Track 6: end of tape side one; Track 7: "Black and Blue"; Tracks 8-10: [three selections featuring classical trumpet/cornet]; Track 11: "Sweet Georgia Brown" (excerpt); Track 12: "Body and Soul" (excerpt). Track 13: Interview with Louis: Ziegfeld Follies (fragment). Track 14: "This is New York" radio program interview with Louis, host Bill Le

Image of 1987.3.0424 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0424 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: Louis reads letter (dated August 15, 1970) to Max Jones, and adds many comments and reminiscences. Recording of "Porgy and Bess" sound recording. Contents (as on compact disc reference copy): **See transcript** Disc 1, Track 1: Louis reads his letter to Max Jones: Louis thanks Max for the writeups and apologizes for not sending the letter sooner; Track 2: answers questions asked by Max; talks about Little Rock incident; Track 3: incident in Europe with Coleman Hawkins; Track 4: leaving the Waifs' home; living with his father; missing his mother and sister (Mayann, Mama Lucy); Track 5: Joe "King" Oliver; Lil Hardin Armstrong; outside interference in his marriage to Lil; defends

Image of 1987.3.0335 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0335 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: "This is New York" radio program interview with Louis conducted by Bill Leonard. Originally cataloged in "Tape Catalog #2, Part 1" (see Manuscripts, 1987.2.23). Front of tape box has a photo of Louis with Phil Rizzuto. Contents (as on compact disc reference copy): Disc 1, Track 1: ”This is New York” radio interview (Bill Leonard, interviewer): Louis talks about: Tuxedo Brass Band; Joe Oliver, Streckfus steamboat; $100 benefit; jazz fans in Europe vs. United States; Spain; foreign influences on music; rock and roll; sanctified music; public perception of jazz over time; hard times; playing in honky tonks; origin of ”Satchmo” nickname; other nicknames; Edward R. Murrow biography

Image of 1987.3.0387 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0387 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: Louis and Lucille at home with Louis Panassie and his wife, Claudine; Enrico Tomasso's family band tape made for Louis; Joe Glaser funeral report. Originally cataloged in "Tape Catalog #2, Part 1" (see Manuscripts, 1987.2.23). Contents (as on compact disc reference copy): Disc 1, Track 1: Recording of the sound recording "Relax and Enjoy the Music of Alfred Eisenstein" (Vienna Broadcasting Orchestra, conducted by Ladislaus Varady). Track 2: Louis, Lucille, Louis Panassie and his wife, Claudine test Louis’ new tape recorders which were installed by Lucille while Louis was in Beth Israel Hospital; Track 3: Lucille describes Louis’ tape collection and the stereo tape recording sys

Image of 1987.3.0562 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

1987.3.0562 - [Reel-to-reel tape recorded by Louis Armstrong]

Scope: Radio program, "We Call it Music" birthday celebration in honor of Louis's 60th birthday, including an interview with Louis, broadcast on WVKO radio, Columbus, OH ("A Doctor Pugh, Bill Carty Production".) Contents (as on compact disc reference copy): Track 1: "We Call it Music" 60th birthday celebration radio broadcast for Louis: tape introduction; Track 2: show opening; Track 3: recordings from "Satchmo the Great" (Edward R. Murrow introduction; Track 4: "When it's Sleepy Time Down South"); Track 5: interview with Louis: Track 6: Louis talks about his birthday; Earl Hines and bathtub gin; Track 7: "Our Monday Date"; Track 8: Louis talks about the old days in New Orleans; pistol

1987.7.07 - 1955 News Clippings

Contents include: Article about two of Louis's dogs being poisoned in Corona, Queens; story about Louis in Copenhagen, newspaper; quotes about bop and the mambo in a Binghamton profile; profile of Louis by Pearl E. Hafstrom where Louis talks about vacations, Europe and music; Ralph J. Gleason review of "Satch Plays Fats"; Sidney Fields profile on Louis, mentions Louis's warm-up, Lil Hardin Armstrong, the Colored Waif's home and more; photo of Louis at Castle Hill; articles mentioning Louis and the All Stars at Basin Street in New York; photo spread on Louis in "Say" magazine; Louis performing at Lake Tahoe; Louis and Dizzy Gillespie are mentioned in Dan Burley's "Famous Feuds In Show Busines

Image of 1987.6.034--1987.6.058 - Periodicals, Box 4 "G-J."

1987.6.034--1987.6.058 - Periodicals, Box 4 "G-J."

This box contains 25 periodicals owned by Louis and/or Lucille Armstrong between 1947 and 1981. Issues include: Gayelord Hauser News Letter - No date - Hauser's newsletter to "circulated privately to students of nutrition." Includes a photo of Louis and mentions Louis giving out samples of Swiss Kriss to fans, including Premier Moise Tshombe in Africa in 1960. Good Housekeeping - October 1977 - Nothing related to Louis. Harper’s Magazine - November 1967 - Features this profile: Larry L. King, ”Everybody’s Louie,” in ”Harper’s Magazine,” November 1967, p. 61-69. The Instrumentalist - March 1974 - Article about the "Louis Armstrong Jazz Award" on p. 28. International Musician -