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Catalog Number 2006.1.1266--2006.1.1415
Title Jack Bradley Collection: Photographs, Box 18 "Snapshots."
Object Type Print, Photographic
Year Range to 1971.0
Year Range from 1915.0
Description This box contains 149 snapshots of Louis Armstrong in the following categories: publicity photos, movie stills, in the recording studio, offstage and with other musicians. Images include: early 1930s Selmer publicity shot; 19 snapshots of all different sizes of Louis on the toilet promoting Swiss Kriss (some without the keyhole border); Louis wearing a United States Air Force uniform, holding his trumpet; six color snapshots from the Central Park shoot for the 1970 album "Louis 'Country and Western' Armstrong"; film stills of Louis from "A Rhapsody in Black and Blue" and "Cabin in the Sky"; three blurry snapshots of a television screen showing Louis and Trummy Young performing for the March of Dimes; multiple shots from the 1957 "Musical Autobiography" dates, many with Jeann Failows but also some of Louis recording Velma Middleton, Trummy Young, Edmond Hall, Yank Lawson and Squire Gersh; Louis rehearsing with Hoagy Carmichael, Jane Morgan, Anita O'Day and Bob Crosby for a November 1958 Timex television show; 16 Jack Bradley snapshots of Louis at the May 1960 Dukes of Dixieland recording sessions, including one of Armstrong and Jack together; one photo of Louis at the 1961 Roulette session of Duke Ellington's music; three color snapshots of Armstrong at a late-1960s recording session; Louis playing in front of a big band; three color snapshots of Louis performing with Jack Teagarden and Barney Bigard; Louis performing with the All Stars (Russ Phillips, Barney Bigard, Dale Jones, Cozy Cole, Velma Middleton); Louis with Trummy Young and Edmond Hall at the Cadet Armory in Boston on July 3, 1956; Louis, Trummy, Edmond Hall, Barrett Deems and Velma Middleton at the Roxy Theater; Louis in color at Freedomland in the early 1960s; 12 Jack Bradley snapshots from the rehearsal of "Mardi Gras" at Jones Beach with Guy Lombardo and the All Stars (Tyree Glenn, Buster Bailey, Marty Napoleon, Buddy Catlett and Danny Barcelona); Louis at the Riverboat singing "Cabaret" in 1969; eight Jack Bradley color snapshots from the rehearsal at the 1970 Newport Jazz Festival with Louis, Lucille, Bobby Hackett, Tyree Glenn, Willie Humphrey, George Wein Billie Pierce and DeDe Pierce; five snap shots of John Newman, a young man who sat in with the All Stars (Trummy Young is pictured); included are took two backstage photos of Newman with Louis, a snapshot from when Louis visited his Newman's boy's day camp in 1961 and a photo of Newman with Louis in Japan surrounded by a group of Japanese students; seven photos of Louis with Dave Failows and other family members backstage at Carnegie Hall in 1959; Louis and Jack Bradley together; Louis and Edmond Hall backstage with three unknown visitors; two color snapshots of Louis smiling; Louis tying a kerchief around his head; Louis with Dave Failows and Jay Andersen in 1966; Louis and Jeann Failows on the boardwalk in Atlantic City in 1965; Louis and Jeann Failows stepping out of a car at a motel in Framingham, Massachusetts in August 1967; Louis with Jack Bradley's parents; Louis with trumpeter Cliff Clifton in Sandusky, Ohio in 1968; nine Jack Bradley color photos of Louis smelling a flower; 11 Jack Bradley photos from the "Friendly Fifty" picnic in June 1970 including four of Louis with Jean Failows; two snapshots of Louis with Fate Marable's riverboat band; two snapshots of Louis with the Hot Five (Kid Ory, Johnny Dodds, Johnny St. Cyr, Lil Hardin Armstrong); four snapshots of Louis and Jimmy Dorsey holding each other's instruments; Louis and Arvell Shaw; Louis and June Clark. (Photos on left constitute a representative sampling of images in this box.)
Collection Jack Bradley Collection
Search Terms Jack Bradley Collection -- Photographs
Snapshots
Photographs -- Publicity
Photographs -- Film and Television
Photographs -- Radio, Television, and Recording Studio
Photographs -- Armstrong Offstage
Photographs -- Armstrong with Musicians and Celebrities
A Rhapsody in Black and Blue
Atlantic City
Cabin in the Sky (motion picture)
Carnegie Hall
Dukes of Dixieland
Framingham, Massachusetts
Freedomland
Friendly Fifty (club)
Jones Beach
Louis "Country and Western" Armstrong
Louis Armstrong and His All Stars
Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five
Mardi Gras (musical)
Newport Jazz Festival
Riverboat (nightclub)
Satchmo: A Musical Autobiography (album)
Selmer trumpet
Swiss Kriss
Timex All Star Show (Television program)
Tokyo (Japan)
People Andersen, Jay
Armstrong, Lil Hardin
Armstrong, Lucille Wilson
Bailey, Buster
Barcelona, Danny
Bigard, Barney
Bradley, Jack
Carmichael, Hoagy
Catlett, Buddy
Clark, June
Clifton, Chris
Cole, Cozy
Crosby, Bob
Deems, Barrett
Dodds, Johnny
Dorsey, Jimmy
Ellington, Duke
Failows, Dave
Failows, Jeann
Gersh, Squire
Glenn, Tyree
Hackett, Bobby
Hines, Earl
Humphrey, Willie
Jones, Dale
Lawson, Yank
Lombardo, Guy
Marable, Fate
Middleton, Velma
Morgan, Jane
Napoleon, Marty
Newmann, John
O'Day, Anita
Ory, Kid
Phillips, Russ
Pierce, Billie
Pierce, De De
Shaw, Arvell
St. Cyr, Johnny
Teagarden, Jack
Wein, George
Young, Trummy
Classification Jack Bradley Collection -- Photographs
Snapshots
Photographs -- Publicity
Photographs -- Film and Television
Photographs -- Radio, Television, and Recording Studio
Photographs -- Armstrong Offstage
Photographs -- Armstrong with Musicians and Celebrities
Accession number 2006.1