1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) Artists' representatives--United States--Correspondence.

  1. Sharon Preston-Folta collection on Lucille Preston and Louis Armstrong, 1940-2009

    approximately 340 items. 5 containers. 3 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Lucille "Sweets" Preston (1921-2020), a dancer at the Cotton Club and member of the vaudeville comedic duo Slim & Sweets, was an intimate partner of jazz legend Louis Armstrong beginning in the early 1950s. This collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and other materials formerly owned by their daughter Sharon Preston-Folta. The items document both the relationsip between "Satchmo" and Lucille Preston as well as Preston's colleagues in the entertainment industry.

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