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Title
Dorothy Dandridge with the Count Basie Orchestra
Alternative Title
Shades of L.A. Photo Collection
Creator
Merriman, Ted
Contributor
Shades of L.A. is an archive of photographs representing the contemporary and historic diversity of families in Los Angeles. Images were chosen from family albums and include daily life, social organizations, work, personal and holiday celebrations, and migration and immigration activities. Made possible and accessible through the generous support of the Security Pacific National Bank, Sunlaw Cogeneration Partners, Photo Friends, California Council for the Humanities, the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, and the John Randolph Haynes and Dora Haynes Foundation
Date Created and/or Issued
[ca. 1950]
Contributing Institution
Los Angeles Public Library
Collection
Los Angeles Public Library Photo Collection
Rights Information
Images available for reproduction and educational use. Please see the Ordering & Use page at http://tessa.lapl.org/orderinguse.html for additional information.
The contents of this collection are restricted to personal, research, and non-commercial use. The Library cannot share the personal and/or contact information of the donors, their descendants, or associates who contributed photographs and oral histories to the collection.
Description
Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction.
Count Basie (right of center) leads his orchestra while Dorothy Dandridge sings to the music.
Type
Image
Format
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm.
Photographic prints
Identifier
00025183
Shades of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community
S-001-307 120
CARL0005042141
http://173.196.26.125/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/80910
Subject
Dandridge, Dorothy,--1922-1965
Basie, Count,--1904-1984
Count Basie Orchestra
Singers--United States
Women singers--United States
Motion picture actors and actresses--United States
Composers--United States
Jazz musicians--United States
Pianists--United States
Musicians--United States
Shades of L.A. Collection photographs
Shades of L.A. African American photographs
Source
Gordon, Walter

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