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Title supplied by cataloger.; Image is a reproduction. Count Basie (right of center) leads his orchestra while Dorothy Dandridge sings to the music.
1 photographic print :b&w ;26 x 21 cm. Photographic prints
00025183 ShadesÂ of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community S-001-307 120 CARL0005042141 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/80910
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