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BOX 32-34, 48-49, 87-116, 136 Photographs, circa 1890s-2000s
Chiefly images of Roach alone, in performance, or at gatherings with family, friends, or public dignitaries. Performances feature Roach as soloist or guest, or in concert with any of the following groups: Max Roach Quartet, Max Roach Quintet, M'Boom, Max Roach Double Quartet, Max Roach Chorus and Orchestra, and the Uptown String Quartet.
Arranged chronologically and alphabetically by date or subject.
Max Roach, alone, circa 1930s-2000s
BOX-FOLDER 87/1-10 Early years-1970s
BOX-FOLDER 136/4-11 1940s-1980s and undated
BOX-FOLDER 32/1-11 1950s-1990s
BOX-FOLDER 48/2-10 1960s-1990s and undated
BOX-FOLDER 88/1-8 1980s
BOX-FOLDER 89/1-6 1980s-1990s
BOX-FOLDER 90/1-5 1990s-2000s and undated
Max Roach, with associates, 1940s-2000s
BOX-FOLDER 91/1 Early years-1940s
Includes: Buster Bailey, Benny Carter, Nat King Cole, Bill Coleman, Allen Eager, Leonard Gaskin, Matthew Gee, Dexter Gordon, Norman Granz, Coleman Hawkins, John Kirby, Ray Perry
BOX-FOLDER 48/11-12 1940s
BOX-FOLDER 91/2 1950s
Includes: Ahmed Abdul-Malik, Walter Benton, Don Cherry, George Coleman, Ornette Coleman, Miles Davis, Eric Dolphy, Kenny Dorham, Chico Hamilton, Booker T. Little, Hank Mobley, George Morrow, Charlie Parker, Julian Priester
BOX-FOLDER 91/3 1950s?
Includes: Miles Davis, Charlie Parker, Malcolm X
BOX-FOLDER 33/1 1950s?
Includes: Charlie Parker, Kenny Dorham, Tommy Potter
BOX-FOLDER 91/4 1960s, 1961
Includes: Gary Bartz, Candido, Ron Carter, Stanley Cowell?, Eric Dolphy, Kenny Dorham, Bob Feldman, Kent Foreman, Sonny Greer, Freddie Hubbard, Jo Jones, Wade Legge, Abbey Lincoln, Booker T. Little, Jymie Merritt?, George Morrow, Sonny Rollins, Charles Tolliver?, Randy Weston; "Freedom Now"
BOX-FOLDER 91/5 1962-1963
Includes: Art Davis, Clifford Jordan, Abbey Lincoln, Julian Priester, Mal Waldron, Richard Williams; "It's Time"
BOX-FOLDER 91/6-9, 33/2 1963-1964, Japan
Includes: Toshiko Akiyoshi, Roy Haynes, Jo Jones, Clifford Jordan, Eddie Kahn, Abbey Lincoln, Charlie Mariano, Ronnie Matthews, Sonny Rollins
BOX-FOLDER 92/1-4 1964-1969
Includes: Clifford Jordan; "Black Sun"
BOX-FOLDER 92/5-7 1960s?
Includes: Gary Bartz, Art Blakey, Clifford Brown, Ray Brown?, Ornette Coleman, Eric Dolphy?, Kenny Dorham?, Dizzy Gillespie, Dexter Gordon, Johnny Griffin, Coleman Hawkins, Jo Jones, Clifford Jordan, Harold Land, Abbey Lincoln, George Morrow, Charles Mingus, Charlie Parker, Richie Powell, Red Rodney?, Sonny Rollins, Art Taylor, Stanley Turrentine, Mal Waldron
BOX-FOLDER 33/2 1960s?
Includes: Stanley Cowell, George Coleman, Jymie Merritt, Charles Tolliver
BOX-FOLDER 93/1 1970s
Includes: Eddie Baker, Todd Barkan, Cecil Bridgewater, Don Cherry, George Coleman, Dexter Gordon, Billy Harper, Bobby Hutcherson, Milt Jackson, Elvin Jones, Joe Thomas
BOX-FOLDER 33/3 1970s
Includes: Dizzy Gillespie, Melba Liston, Grady Tate, Frank Wess
BOX-FOLDER 93/2-3 1970s?
Includes: Gary Bartz, Cecil Bridgewater, Ella Fitzgerald, René McLean, Jymie Merritt, Archie Shepp, Reggie Workman
BOX-FOLDER 33/3-4 1970s?
Includes: Ron Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Jo Jones, Archie Shepp
BOX-FOLDER 48/13 1970s?
BOX-FOLDER 93/4-7 1980s
Includes: Cecil Bridgewater, Anthony Brown, Elizabeth Catlett, George Faison, Dizzy Gillespie, Milt Hinton, Kodo, Yusef Lateef, Wynton Marsalis, Ben Riley, Buster Williams, Phil Woods
BOX-FOLDER 33/5 1980s
Includes: Kenny Clarke, Walter Coleman, Maurice Cullais, Fred King
BOX-FOLDER 94/1-3 1980s?
Includes: Cecil Bridgewater, Ron Carter, Dizzy Gillespie, Nat Hentoff, Jo Jones, James Moody, Fayard Nicholas, Harold Nicholas, Thelonious Monk Jr., Archie Shepp, Billy Taylor, Cecil Taylor, Studs Terkel, Calvin Trillin, Sarah Vaughan, Joe Williams, Mary Lou Williams, Reggie Workman
BOX-FOLDER 33/5 1980s?
BOX-FOLDER 94/4-7 1990s, 1990
Includes: Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie; "Sacred Drums"
BOX-FOLDER 33/6 1990s
Includes: "We Insist!"
BOX-FOLDER 48/14 1990s
Includes: Milt Hinton
BOX-FOLDER 95/1-6 1990-1993
Includes: Maya Angelou, Gary Bartz, Kenny Clarke, Omar Clay, Dizzy Gillespie, Odetta Holmes, Bill T. Jones, James Moody, Toni Morrison, Tito Puente, Dionne Warwick; "Sacred Drums", "To the Max!", "We Insist!"
BOX-FOLDER 96/1-6 1993-1995
Includes: Harry Allen, Ginger Baker, Amiri Baraka, Donald Byrd, Robert Caldwell, Chick Corea, António Curvelo, Ossie Davis, Elvin Jones, Q-Tip [Kamaal Ibn John Fareed], Questlove [Ahmir Thompson], Horace Silver, Tony Williams, Herb Wong
BOX-FOLDER 97/1-3 1996-1999
Includes: Amiri Baraka, Bill Clinton, Connie Crothers, Bobby Humphrey, Peter Jennings, Tito Puente, Phil Schaap, Billy Taylor, Cecil Taylor
BOX-FOLDER 97/4-7 1990s?
Includes: Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte, Bill Cosby, Connie Crothers, Art Farmer, Benny Golson, Milt Jackson, Peter Jennings, and others
BOX-FOLDER 98/1-6 1990s?
Includes: Amiri Baraka, Harry Belafonte, Sathima Bea Benjamin, Larry Coryell, Dizzy Gillespie, Stéphane Grappelli, Lionel Hampton, Barry Harris, Shirley Horn, Abdullah Ibrahim, Peter Jennings, Kronos String Quartet, Arnie Lawrence, Miriam Makeba, Thelonious Monk Jr., James Moody, Michael Olatunji, Gary Peacock, Larry Ridley, Red Rodney, Phil Schaap, Joe Segal, Martial Solal, Randy Weston
BOX-FOLDER 99/1-6 1990s?
Includes: Abdullah Ibrahim, Connie Crothers, Kenny Garrett, Clark Terry, Jeff Watts; "Sacred Drums"
BOX-FOLDER 100/1 1990s?
Includes: Connie Crothers, Shirley Horn, Paul Motian, Ben Riley, Phil Schaap, Randy Weston
BOX-FOLDER 33/6 1990s?
BOX-FOLDER 100/2-4 2000s
Includes: Connie Crothers
BOX-FOLDER 100/5 2000s?
Includes: Connie Crothers, Randy Weston
Personality File
BOX-FOLDER 101/1 Abraham, F. Murray
BOX-FOLDER 101/2 Ailey, Alvin
BOX-FOLDER 101/3 Ali, Muhammed
BOX-FOLDER 101/4 Allen, Eddie
BOX-FOLDER 101/5 Angelou, Maya
BOX-FOLDER 101/6 Armstrong, Louis
BOX-FOLDER 101/7 Baker, Chet
BOX-FOLDER 101/8 Baker, Ginger
BOX-FOLDER 101/9 Baraka, Amiri
BOX-FOLDER 101/10 Bartz, Gary
BOX-FOLDER 101/11 Bauza, Mario
BOX-FOLDER 101/12 Belafonte, Harry
BOX-FOLDER 101/13 Bellson, Louie
BOX-FOLDER 101/14 Blackwell, Ed
BOX-FOLDER 101/15 Blakey, Art
BOX-FOLDER 33/7, 101/16 Braxton, Anthony
BOX-FOLDER 101/17 Bridgewater, Cecil
BOX-FOLDER 101/18 Bridgewater, Dee Dee
BOX-FOLDER 101/19 Brown, Clifford
BOX-FOLDER 101/20 Brown, Marian
BOX-FOLDER 101/21 Brown, Tyrone
BOX-FOLDER 101/22 Brubeck, Dave
BOX-FOLDER 101/23 Byas, Don
BOX-FOLDER 101/24 Carter, Jimmy
BOX-FOLDER 101/25 Charles, Ray
BOX-FOLDER 101/26 Churchill, Savannah
BOX-FOLDER 33/8, 101/27 Clarke, Kenny
BOX-FOLDER 101/28 Coleman, Ornette
BOX-FOLDER 33/9, 101/29 Cosby, Bill
BOX-FOLDER 33/10, 101/30 Crothers, Connie
BOX-FOLDER 101/31 Crouch, Stanley
BOX-FOLDER 101/32 Davies, Dennis Russell
BOX-FOLDER 101/33 Davis, Eddie "Lockjaw"
BOX-FOLDER 101/34 Davis, Miles
BOX-FOLDER 101/35 Davis, Ossie and Ruby Dee
BOX-FOLDER 33/11 Davis, Walter, Jr.
BOX-FOLDER 101/36 Dolphy, Eric
BOX-FOLDER 101/37 Dorham, Kenny
BOX-FOLDER 48/15 Ellington, Duke
BOX-FOLDER 101/38 Farmer, Art
BOX-FOLDER 101/39 Feather, Leonard
BOX-FOLDER 101/40 Garner, Erroll
BOX-FOLDER 101/41 Garvey, Marcus
BOX-FOLDER 33/12, 101/42 Gillespie, Dizzy
BOX-FOLDER 101/43 Gonzales, Babs
BOX-FOLDER 101/44 Gordon, Max
BOX-FOLDER 101/45 Grappelli, Stéphane
BOX-FOLDER 101/46 Griffin, Johnny
BOX-FOLDER 101/47 Hamilton, Chico
BOX-FOLDER 101/48 Hampton, Slide
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