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Title Louis: The Louis Armstrong Story, 1900-1971
Author Jones, Max
Author added entry Chilton, John
Summary Book owned by Louis and/or Lucille Armstrong. 22 copies still in original shrink wrap. The first biography to appear after Louis Armstrong's death. Heavily illustrated, the book also contains numerous primary sources including letters from Armstrong. Not strictly chronological. John Chilton contributes a separate chapter, "Louis on Record." Contains a year-by-year summary of Armstrong's travels, as well as a list of his film appearances.
Object Type Book
Catalog Number 1987.5.025-1987.5.046
Published Date 1971
Publisher Little, Brown and Company
Published Place Boston
Collection Louis Armstrong Collection
Search Terms Books Owned by Louis and Lucille Armstrong
Accession number 1987.5