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Series 9: Photographic materials (continued)
Subseries 1: Black-and-white prints and contact sheets (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 22/2 Maxwell Street Jimmy; Sister Marie Bean, undated
Extent: 15 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 3 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
15 photographs (taken on Maxwell Street, Chicago) and a photo development lab envelope. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 22/3 George, Ethel, and [Ruby?] McCoy, 1967
Extent: 2 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 10 in. x 8 in. or smaller; 1 photograph : black-and-white contact print (12 frames) ; 8 in. x 10 in. or smaller
3 photographs and a glassine envelope for negatives. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 22/4 Fred McDowell, undated
Extent: 24 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 8 in. x 10 in. or smaller; 2 photographs : black-and-white contact sheets (23 frames) ; 8 1/4 in. x 11 in. or smaller
26 photographs, 3 glassine envelopes for negatives, and a paper envelope. See Box 28 for the black-and-white negatives and Box 29 for the color slides.
BOX-FOLDER 22/5 Elmon Mickle, undated
Extent: 5 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 5 in. x 7 in. or smaller
5 photographs, 3 envelopes (one is a development lab envelop), and a sheet of paper used for pre-publication formatting marks. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
Archivist's note: Elmon Mickle recorded variously under the names Drifting Slim and also Model T Slim.
BOX-FOLDER 22/6 Charlie Musselwhite, undated
Extent: 15 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 3 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
16 photographs and a photo development lab envelope. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 22/7 Robert Nighthawk, undated
Extent: 1 photograph : black-and-white print ; 5 1/2 in. x 4 1/2 in. or smaller
1 photograph and an envelope with Nighthawk's name and a number.
BOX-FOLDER 22/8 Harry Oster: Folk-Lyric Records, undated
Extent: 2 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 10 in. x 8 in. and 7 in x 5 in. or smaller
2 photographs. Harry Oster is given photo credit for the smaller image. One photo was relocated from box-folder 13/8
BOX-FOLDER 22/9 Billie Pierce; De De Pierce, February 1967
Extent: 15 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 4 in. x 4 in.
19 photographs (taken at Watts Towers, Los Angeles) and a photo development lab envelope. The date appears on the borders of the photos. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 22/10 Doug Quattlebaum, 1961; undated
Extent: 11 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 8 in. x 10 in. or smaller
11 photographs and 2 envelopes, one from a photo development lab. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 22/11 Quicksilver Messenger Service, April 3, 1968; undated
Extent: 1 photograph : black-and-white print ; 10 in. x 8 in. or smaller; 2 photographs : black-and-white prints (24 frames) ; 10 in. x 8 in. or smaller
3 photographs, 2 glassine envelopes for negatives, and photocopies of the boxes that contained the slides. While the band is identified in the collection as Quicksilver, the band's full name in 1968 was Quicksilver Messenger Service. Quicksilver was the commonly-used, shortened form of the name. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives and box 29 for color slides.
BOX-FOLDER 22/12 Herb Quinn, undated
Extent: 1 photograph : black-and-white print ; 5 in. x 7 in. or smaller
1 photograph.
BOX-FOLDER 22/13 James Robinson, undated
Extent: 10 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 3 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
10 photographs and an envelope. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 22/14 Pete Robinson, undated
Extent: 8 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 10 in. x 8 in. or smaller
8 photographs, relocated from box-folder 9/10.
BOX-FOLDER 22/15 Shakey Jake, circa December 18, 1968
Extent: 1 photograph : black-and-white print ; 9 3/4 in. x 8 in.; 2 photographs : black-and-white contact sheets (24 frames) ; 10 in. x 8 in. or smaller
3 photographs and 2 glassine envelopes for negatives. The date is ink-stamped on the glassine negative sleeves. See Box 29 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 22/16 Deacon Leroy Shinault, July 1967
Extent: 2 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 10 in. x 8 in. or smaller
2 photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 22/17 Johnny Shines, December 23, 1968; November 1970; March 15, 1971; undated
Extent: 13 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 5 in. x 6 in. or smaller; 2 photographs : black-and-white contact sheets (24 frames) ; 11 in. x 8 1/2 in. or smaller
15 photographs (one is a frame cut from a contact sheet not with the collection) and photocopies of the slide boxes. See box-folder 20/11 for an oversized photo of Shines, Box 28 for black-and-white negatives, and Box 29 for color slides.
BOX-FOLDER 22/18 Bessie Smith, circa 1920
Extent: 1 photograph : black-and-white print of a negative ; 10 3/4 in. x 8 in. or smaller
1 photograph.
BOX-FOLDER 22/19 Clarence "Pine Top" Smith, circa October 15, 1939
Extent: 3 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 8 in. x 10 in. or smaller
3 photographs; none including Smith himself. These were relocated from box-folder 6/13.
BOX-FOLDER 22/20 Otis Spann, undated
Extent: 1 photograph : black-and-white print ; 10 in. x 8 in. or smaller; 2 photographs : black-and-white contact sheets (23 frames) ; 11 in. x 8 1/2 in. or smaller
3 photographs (1 frame from a contact sheet was cut out prior to its arrival at AFC), 2 glassine envelopes for negatives, and 1 sheet of paper with layout instructions.
BOX-FOLDER 22/21 Arthur "Big Boy" Spires, undated
Extent: 1 photograph : black-and-white print ; 10 in. x 8 in. or smaller
1 photograph.
BOX-FOLDER 22/22 Napoleon Strickland, 1970
Extent: 2 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 6 1/2 in. x 6 1/2 in. or smaller and 5 in. x 7 in. or smaller
2 photographs. Photo credit (both images): David Evans.
BOX-FOLDER 22/23 James F. Sullivan and Louise Sullivan, before June 15, 1951
Extent: 1 photograph : black-and-white print ; 3 3/4 in. x 4 3/4 in.
1 photograph and an envelope with handwritten notes. The date on the photo is inconsistent with the era of the clothing in the photos, which would seem to be circa 1930s.
BOX-FOLDER 23/1 Jimmie Tarlton, undated
Extent: 4 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 10 in. x 8 in. or smaller
4 photographs and 3 envelopes (including a photo development lab envelope). The envelopes have handwritten and typed notes. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 23/2 Big Mama Thornton, January 1968
Extent: 7 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 8 in. x 10 in.
7 photographs, relocated from box-folder 7/4.
BOX-FOLDER 23/3 Coot Venson, 1963
Extent: 7 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 8 in. x 10 in.
7 photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 23/4 Ernie Watts, undated
Extent: 5 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 8 in. x 10 in. or smaller
5 photographs; 4 have two images printed on each sheet, for a total of 9 images. These photographs arrived at AFC in the same folder as the Pete Robinson photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 23/5 Pete Welding, April 25, 1943-November 7, 1996
Extent: 7 photographs : color and black-and-white ; 8 in. x 10 in. or smaller
7 photographs, relocated from box-folder 7/17.
BOX-FOLDER 23/6 Arthur Weston, June 1966
Extent: 1 photograph : black-and-white print ; 10 in. x 8 in.
1 photograph.
BOX-FOLDER 23/7-8 Big Joe Williams, circa 1962-1963; undated
Extent: 57 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 8 in. x 10 in. or smaller; 1 photograph: black-and-white contact sheet (12 frames) : 8 1/2 in. x 11 in.
58 photographs, 1 photo development lab envelope, and 6 glassine envelopes for negatives. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 23/9 Robert Pete Williams, undated
Extent: 20 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 8 in. x 10 in. or smaller
20 photographs and 1 envelope. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 23/10 Tony Williams, undated
Extent: 4 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 3 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
4 photographs and 2 envelopes (one from a photo development lab). See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 23/11 Douglas "Tex" Woods, undated
Extent: 8 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 3 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
8 photographs and a photo development lab envelope. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 23/12 Phil Woods, undated
Extent: 5 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 8 in. x 10 in. or smaller
5 photographs (two are printed on the same sheet) and 1 piece of paper with layout information about a photo.
BOX-FOLDER 23/13 Johnny Young, undated
Extent: 10 photographs : 8 in. x 10 in. or smaller; 6 photographs : black-and-white contact sheets (58 frames) : 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. or smaller; 1 photograph : black-and-white photographic print ; 3 10/16 in. x 2 1/2 in. on a 8 1/2 in. x 11 in. sheet
17 photographs , 4 glassine envelopes for negatives, and 2 envelopes. The photographic print is inkjet or laser print on glossy stock paper. Two contact sheets are a single strip of photos each, cut from larger contact sheets. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 23/14 Joe Zawinul, undated
Extent: 2 photographs : black-and-white contact sheets (21 frames) ; 8 in. x 10 in.
2 photographs and a glassine envelope from a photo development lab. One of the contact sheets is missing 3 images, cut out and removed prior to the collection's arrival at the American Folklife Center. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 23/15 St. Louis Ragtimey [sic], undated
Extent: 47 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 3 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
47 photographs and a photo development lab envelope. Photos of musicians, with some uncertainty as to the identity of some of them. They may include Lawrence "Smokey Joe" Henry, Henry Brown, and Elijah Brown. The folder title is original to this group of photos. See Box 28 for black-and-white negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 23/16 Unidentified saxophone player, undated
Extent: 4 manuscript pages : 8 1/2 in. x 11 in.
2 original pages and two photocopied pages. No photographs in this folder. See Box 28 for black-and-white copy negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 23/17 "Call the Doctor: Breakdowns and Blues by Mississippi One-Man Band, Dr. Isaiah Ross" (T-2206), circa 1965
Extent: 7 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 10 in. x 8 in. or smaller; 1 photograph : black-and-white photographic print ; 8 1/2 in. x 10 in.
8 photographs, 12 glassine envelopes, and 1 manuscript page with photo layout information. 5 images are clipped from one or more larger contact sheets. See Box 28 for black-and-white copy negatives.
BOX-FOLDER 23/18 Testament Records
Extent: 10 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 8 in. x 10 in.; 3 photographs : black-and-white contact sheets (60 frames); 8 1/2 in. x 11 in.
13 photographs. The photo credit for at least 4 images is assigned to Ray Flerlage. The photos are of musicians who released commercial recordings on Testament Records. Relocated from 9/9.
BOX-FOLDER 23/19 Promotional photos
Extent: 10 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 8 in. x 10 in. or smaller
10 photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 23/20 Angola Prison
Extent: 2 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 65 in. x 7 in.
2 photographs of prisoners at Angola Prison.
BOX-FOLDER 24/1 Maxwell Street (1 of 3), circa 1962-1968
Extent: 6 photographs : color prints ; 8 in. x 10 in.; 78 photographs : black-and-white prints ; 3 1/2 in. x 3 1/2 in.
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