Series 01: Scrapbook 1936-1940

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    Scope and Content Note

    Scrapbook compiled by Franklin McGinley, documenting the rise of swing music and Duke Ellington, from approximately 1936-1940. The scrapbook has title "Jazz" and has a table of contents which divides the book into four chapters (Opus one: The thing; Also two: About and by; Also three: Pictures; And four: "The Duke"). Contents include newspaper clippings, autographs, drawings, programs, and magazine articles. Notable autographs include: Roy Eldridge, Coleman Hawkins, Louis Armstrong, Jimmy Blanton, Harry Carney, and Duke Ellington.

    Physical Form
    74 pages