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William C. Handy portrait collection

Publisher: <1908?-1978?>
Edition/Format:   Image : Graphic : Picture : Transparency : English
Database:WorldCat
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Portraits of composer, musician and "Father of the Blues" W.C. Handy. Collection includes many individual portraits of Handy, at home, playing the piano and the trumpet, at his desk, with family members such as his daughters, Ruth, Lucille, his wives Elizabeth, Irma, his son Wyer as well as with grandchildren and great-grandchildren and other unidentified members at family gatherings and birthday celebrations. Group  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Portrait photographs
Group portraits
Named Person: W C Handy; Erskine Hawkins; Jimmy Carter; Rosalynn Carter; Edith Wilson; Duke Ellington; W C Handy; W C Handy; W C Handy; Lucille Handy; Irma Louise Logan Handy; Ethel Waters; A P Kaufmann; Katherine Handy Lewis; Wyer Owens Handy; Josh White; Morton Gould; Dinah Shore
Material Type: Graphic, Picture, Transparency
Document Type: Visual material
OCLC Number: 24938690
Notes: Title devised by cataloger.
Some photographs have captions; some photographs are inscribed; some photographs have written descriptive information; some are cropped; some photographs are duplicates.
Photographers include Dummett, Wide World Photos, Morgan & Marvin Smith and others.
Description: <51> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. or smaller. <34> photoprints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 21 x 26 cm. or smaller. <4> photoprints : col. ; 26 x 21 cm. <3> photomechanical prints : b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. or smaller. <1> phototransparency : col. ; 11 x 9 cm.

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Portraits of composer, musician and "Father of the Blues" W.C. Handy. Collection includes many individual portraits of Handy, at home, playing the piano and the trumpet, at his desk, with family members such as his daughters, Ruth, Lucille, his wives Elizabeth, Irma, his son Wyer as well as with grandchildren and great-grandchildren and other unidentified members at family gatherings and birthday celebrations. Group portraits of Handy also include Norman Bell, Dinah Shore, Paul Lavalle, Henry Levine, Frederick Bryan and orchestra, A.P. Kaufmann, Morton Gould, Rudolph Dunbar, William Pickens Jr., Edith Wilson, Roscoe Polin, Duke Ellington, Erskine Hawkins, Regenal Bean, Ethel Waters, Eva Jessye and Josh White. Handy is shown attending the funeral of his first wife, Elizabeth, at a banquet, broadcasting on NBC, at various social events and functions honoring him. Also views of his statue in Memphis, and of members of his family, Katherine, Wyer and Homer meeting with Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter at the White House. Full, half and quarter length views are available.

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