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Series 1. Photographs circa 1940-2002

Scope and Contents note

This series contains black-and-white and color prints; 35mm, 120, and 3x4 negatives; proof sheets; transparencies.
 

Subseries 1. People 1947-2002

Scope and Content

This subseries contains portraits and candid shots of musicians, actors, politicians, and others.
Box 1, Folder 1

Adams, Joe undated

Scope and Content

2 prints; 21 negatives; proof sheet.
Box 1, Folder 2

Adderley, Cannonball undated

Scope and Content

1 partial proof sheet.
Box 1, Folder 3

Alexander, Monty (with Hassan Shakur) 2000

Scope and Content

3 prints; 26 negatives; proof sheet.
Box 1, Folder 4

Alexandria, Lorez and Clifford Jordan 1985 and undated

Scope and Contents note

33 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 5

Ali, Muhammad [Cassius Clay] 1964 and undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print; 75 negatives [the negatives may be on the occasion of Ali's final fight in 1981].
Box 1, Folder 6

Anderson, John [trumpet player, with a large jazz ensemble] undated

Scope and Content

24 negatives.
Box 1, Folder 7

Andrews, Ernie undated and 1997

Scope and Content

1 print; 12 negatives; proof sheets; program for the memorial service for Dolores Loretta Andrews, Ernie's wife.
Box 20, Folder 1

Andrews, Ernie - oversize print 1995

Box 20, Folder 2

Armstrong, Louis and Bing Crosby - oversize print 1957

Box 1, Folder 8

Armstrong, Louis and Bing Crosby and Grace Kelly [from High Society] undated

Scope and Content

2 prints [same image]; negative.
Box 1, Folder 9

Astaire, Fred undated

Scope and Content

2 matted prints [same image]; 22 negatives.
Box 20, Folder 3

Astaire, Fred - oversize matted print undated

Box 1, Folder 10

Bailey, Bob undated

Scope and Content

2 proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 11

Bailey, Pearl undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print [inscribed by Bailey]; 10 negatives [1 with Robert Mitchum].
Box 1, Folder 12

Baldwin, Sarah [vocalist] 1990

Scope and Content

14 prints; approximately 500 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 13

Banks, Brenton [violinist] undated

Scope and Content

Matted print.
Box 20, Folder 4

Banks, Brenton - oversize matted print undated

Box 1, Folder 14

Basie, Count undated

Scope and Content

Matted print.
Box 20, Folder 5

Basie, Count - oversize matted print undated

Box 22, Folder 1

Basie, Count - foamcore mounted print undated

Box 1, Folder 15

Belafonte, Harry undated

Scope and Content

1 matted print; 1 negative.
Box 1, Folder 16

Bell, Jean undated

Scope and Content

48 negatives.
Box 1, Folder 17

Bennett, Candace [vocalist] undated

Scope and Contents note

38 negatives; proof sheet.
Box 1, Folder 18

Benny, Jack [and unidentified woman] undated

Scope and Content

The woman is also seen in the Vincent Price photo (Box 5, folder 7). 1 print.
Box 1, Folder 19

Bibb, Leon undated

Scope and Content

150 negatives, some taken at the Ash Grove music club.
Box 1, Folder 20

Blakey, Art undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 1, Folder 21

Boatwright, Colostine "Cookie" 1987

Scope and Contents note

107 negatives, proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 22

Booker, Mease and Tom Kelley [model and photographer] undated

Scope and Content

132 negatives.
Box 1, Folder 23

Bradley, James Jr. [child drumming prodigy] undated

Scope and Content

112 negatives.
Box 22, Folder 2

Bradley, Tom undated

Scope and Content

2 matted prints [same image]
Box 1, Folder 24

Bradley, Tom and Gilbert Lindsay undated

Scope and Contents note

36 negatives.
Box 1, Folder 25

Brown, Ray and Oscar Peterson undated

Scope and Contents note

1 proof sheet.
Box 1, Folder 26

Bryant, Clora 1986

Scope and Contents note

95 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 27

Bryant, Joyce undated

Scope and Content

4 negatives.
Box 1, Folder 28

Callender, Red undated

Scope and Contents note

3 prints of the same image [on tuba]; 4 negatives [on bass].
Box 1, Folder 29

Canelli, Vince undated

Scope and Contents note

1 matted print.
Box 1, Folder 30

Carr, Georgia undated

Scope and Content

92 negatives.
Box 1, Folder 31

Carroll, Diahann undated

Scope and Contents note

1 matted print; 58 negatives.
Box 1, Folder 32

Champion, Mickey undated

Scope and Contents note

52 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 33

Charles, Ray undated and 1988

Scope and Contents note

4 prints; 4 matted prints; CD longbox for Just Between Us.
Box 19

Charles, Ray - oversize matted print circa 1988

Box 20, Folder 6

Charles, Ray - oversize 1964 and undated

Scope and Content

3 matted prints.
Box 22, Folder 3

Charles, Ray - foamcore matted print undated

Box 1, Folder 34

Coburn, James undated

Scope and Content

2 matted prints [same image]; 6 negatives.
Box 1, Folder 35

Cochlin, Frank undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 20, Folder 7

Collins, Bill - oversize matted print undated

Box 1, Folder 36

Cooper, Leroy undated

Scope and Contents note

1 matted print.
Box 22, Folder 4

Cosby, Bill - matted print undated

Scope and Contents note

1 matted print.
Box 1, Folder 37

Counce, Curtis [with quintet] undated

Scope and Content

24 negatives.
Box 1, Folder 38

Craver, Sonny undated

Scope and Contents note

2 prints; 12 negatives; proof sheet.
Box 1, Folder 39

Crawford, Cindy undated

Scope and Contents note

2 prints; proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 40

Crawford, Hank with Phil Upchurch and Marlena Shaw 1992

Scope and Contents note

66 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 41

Crothers, Scatman undated

Scope and Contents note

8 negatives; proof sheet.
Box 1, Folder 42

Dandridge, Dorothy undated

Scope and Content

21 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 1

Daniels, Billy undated

Scope and Contents note

1 matted print.
Box 2, Folder 2

Daniels, John undated

Scope and Content

204 negatives, with unidentified musicians playing at what is probably Daniels' nightclub, Maverick's Flat.
Box 2, Folder 3

Darrin, Diana undated

Scope and Content

37 negatives.
Box 22, Folder 5

Davis, Miles - foamcore matted print undated

Box 2, Folder 4

Davis, Miles with Philly Joe Jones undated

Scope and Content

1 proof sheet.
Box 2, Folder 5

Davis, Sammy Jr 1960

Scope and Contents note

Matted print; negative [different image].
Box 20, Folder 8

Davis, Sammy Jr. - oversize matted print undated

Box 2, Folder 6

Davis, Wild Bill with Crazy Chris Columbo undated

Scope and Contents note

33 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 2, Folder 7

Dillard, Mimi undated

Scope and Content

59 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 8

Dixon, Allan [vocalist] undated

Scope and Content

8 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 9

Dixon, Floyd 1999

Scope and Contents note

20 prints; 134 negatives; concert program.
Box 2, Folder 10

Dougan, Vikki undated

Scope and Content

3 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 11

Dunham, Katherine [with unidentified performers] undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 220 negatives.
Box 22, Folder 6

Eckstine, Billy - foamcore matted print undated

Box 2, Folder 12

Edison, Harry "Sweets" undated

Scope and Contents note

2 prints [same image].
Box 2, Folder 13

Edwards, Ella [aka Ellaraino] undated

Scope and Content

28 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 14

Edwards, Teddy 1990-1998

Scope and Contents note

20 transparencies; approximately 800 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 22, Folder 7

Eisenhower, Dwight undated

Scope and Content

1 matted print.
Box 20, Folder 9

Ellington, Duke and Mahalia Jackson - oversize matted print undated

Box 2, Folder 15

Ennis, Ethel undated

Scope and Content

47 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 16

Epps, Preston undated

Scope and Content

36 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 17

Farmer, Art 1999

Scope and Contents note

2 prints; 38 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 18

Feather, Leonard with The Sound of Feeling undated

Scope and Content

114 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 19

The 5th Dimension undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 230 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 20

Fleming, Carolyn undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 336 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 21

Fletcher, Sam [vocalist] 1985-1995

Scope and Contents note

60 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 20, Folder 10

Fletcher, Sam - oversize matted print undated

Box 20, Folder 11

Ford, Gerald - oversize 1976

Scope and Content

1 matted print; 1 collage.
Box 22, Folder 8

Ford, Gerald [with Morehead] undated

Scope and Content

Matted print, inscribed by Ford.
Box 2, Folder 22

Foxx. Redd undated

Scope and Contents note

92 negatives; proof sheet fragment; 1 matted print.
Box 2, Folder 23

Gibson, Althea [in a shoe store] undated

Scope and Content

5 negatives.
Box 22, Folder 9

Gillespie, Dizzy - foamcore matted print undated

Biography/History

The old inventory said this was from the Lighthouse night club.
Box 20, Folder 12

Goodman, Benny - oversize matted print undated

Box 22, Folder 10

Goodman, Benny - foamcore matted print undated

Box 2, Folder 24

Gordon, Dexter 1958

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 22, Folder 11

Gordon, Dexter - foamcore matted print 1958

Box 2, Folder 25

Gracen, Thelma undated

Scope and Content

20 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 26

Grant, Earl [and others on the set of Club Checkerboard] circa 1958-1968

Scope and Content

Approximately 340 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 27

Gregory, Dick [and unidentified female vocalist] undated

Scope and Content

28 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 28

Grindell, Marion [Los Angeles County commissioner] 1968

Scope and Content

24 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 29

Hancock, Hunter undated

Scope and Content

14 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 30

Harlem Globetrotters undated

Scope and Content

15 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 31

Hartman, Ena undated

Scope and Content

84 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 32

Hawkins, Tramaine 1993

Scope and Contents note

2 prints; 45 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 2, Folder 33

Henry, Ann [vocalist] undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 180 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 34

"Herman" [young boy] undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 2, Folder 35

Hernandez, Juano circa 1958

Scope and Content

Approximately 150 negatives.

Biography/History

At his Lyceum of Dramatic Art, 8553 Sunset Blvd.
Box 2, Folder 36

The Hi-Fis circa 1964

Scope and Content

Approximately 75 negatives.

Biography/History

This is a predecessor to The 5th Dimension, with Ray Charles producing.
Box 2, Folder 37

Higgins, Billy undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 2, Folder 38

Holiday, Billie [with Bobby Troup and Frank Morgan] 1957

Scope and Contents note

1 print; 5 negatives; proof sheet [though Holiday appears on the proof sheet, only the negatives of Frank Morgan are present].
Box 22, Folder 12

Holiday, Billie - foamcore matted print undated

Box 2, Folder 39

Hopkins, Linda 2002

Scope and Contents note

1 proof sheet.
Box 2, Folder 40

Houzell, Paul [artist] undated

Scope and Contents note

3 prints; 36 negatives; proof sheet.
Box 2, Folder 41

Hunt, Carol and Ann-Marie Sayers undated

Scope and Contents note

Approximately 210 negatives.
Box 2, Folder 42

Hurte, Leroy [conductor] undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 110 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 1

Jackson, Jesse 1996

Scope and Contents note

3 proof sheets.
Box 20, Folder 13

Jesse Jackson - oversize matted print undated

Box 4, Folder 2

Jackson, Mahalia undated

Scope and Content

1 print [with Gordon Currie]; 6 negatives [with Duke Ellington].
Box 22, Folder 13

Jacquet, Illinois - matted print undated

Box 4, Folder 3

Jenkins, Gordon circa 1964

Scope and Content

Approximately 84 negatives.

Biography/History

Recording session for Gordon Jenkins Presents My Wife the Blues Singer.
Box 4, Folder 4

Jo, Damita undated

Scope and Content

96 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 5

John, Little Willie undated

Scope and Content

4 prints [two images]; 2 negatives [different images].
Box 4, Folder 6

Jones, January [vocalist, not the Mad Men actress] undated

Scope and Content

60 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 7

Jones, Jerry [vocalist] 1995

Scope and Contents note

3 prints; approximately 400 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 4, Folder 8

Jordan, Louis [with unidentified woman] undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 4, Folder 9

Kamela, Lahaina 1989

Scope and Contents note

74 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 10

Kennedy, John F. 1960

Scope and Content

24 negatives.

Biography/History

Campaigning for president on Central Ave. in Los Angeles.
Box 22, Folder 14

Kennedy, John F. - matted print 1960

Box 4, Folder 11

Kido, Caroline undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 80 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 12

King, Martin Luther Jr. undated

Scope and Contents note

3 proof sheets [all for the same 24 negatives, which are not present].
Box 20, Folder 14

Kitt, Eartha - oversize matted print undated

Box 23, Folder 1

Kitt, Eartha undated

Scope and Content

3 matted prints.
Box 4, Folder 13

Land, Harold undated

Scope and Contents note

62 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 20, Folder 15

Land, Harold - oversize matted print undated

Box 4, Folder 14

LaRue, Florence undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 170 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 15

Lawrence, Mittie undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 900 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 16

Leung, Mei Ling circa 1960

Scope and Content

84 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 17

Lewis, Jerry [with Lionel Hampton] 1960

Scope and Content

69 negatives.

Biography/History

These photos are from Lewis's 1960 Timex special on NBC, when most of Hampton's appearance was cut for time.
Box 4, Folder 18

Lewis, Ramsey undated

Scope and Contents note

36 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 19

Limyou, Jeanna undated

Scope and Content

144 negatives.
Box 20, Folder 16

Lindsay, Gilbert - oversize matted print undated

Box 4, Folder 20

Little Richard undated

Scope and Content

20 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 21

Lloyd, Charles 1999

Scope and Contents note

7 prints; approximately 160 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 20, Folder 17

Lloyd, Charles - oversize print 1999

Box 4, Folder 22

Lutcher, Nellie undated

Scope and Content

36 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 23

Lynn, Gloria 1985

Scope and Contents note

3 prints; approximately 100 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 20, Folder 18

Lynn, Gloria - oversize 1985

Scope and Content

2 matted prints.
Box 4, Folder 24

Mabley, Moms [with the Smothers Brothers] undated

Scope and Content

144 negatives.
Box 23, Folder 2

Mandela, Nelson 1990

Scope and Content

1 print; 2 matted prints [all have the same image].
Box 4, Folder 25

Mansfield, Jayne undated

Scope and Content

5 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 26

Martin, Dean undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 20, Folder 19

Martin, Dean - oversize matted print undated

Box 4, Folder 27

Matthews, Onzy undated

Scope and Content

36 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 28

McCann, Les 2001

Scope and Contents note

1 print; 1 proof sheet.
Box 4, Folder 29

McLin, Claude undated

Scope and Content

24 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 30

McNair, Barbara undated

Scope and Content

57 negatives.
Box 23, Folder 3

Meredith, Burgess - matted print undated

Box 4, Folder 31

Mitchell, Don undated

Scope and Content

144 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 32

Mitchell, Herman [guitarist] undated

Scope and Content

36 negatives.
Box 23, Folder 4

Monk, Thelonious undated

Scope and Contents note

2 matted prints [same image].

Biography/History

The old inventory said this was from the Monterey Jazz Festival.
Box 4, Folder 33

Moore, Archie undated

Scope and Content

84 negatives.
Box 4, Folder 34

Morgan, Frank circa 1997

Scope and Contents note

6 prints; approximately 475 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 4, Folder 35

Morrison, Barbara 1998-2000

Scope and Contents note

21 stills; 4 transparencies; approximately 180 negatives; proof sheets; Morrison's resume.
Box 23, Folder 5

Mulligan, Gerry - matted print undated

Box 20, Folder 20

Murray, Rev. Cecil - oversize matted print undated

Box 4, Folder 36

Nobumoto, Lisa [vocalist] undated

Scope and Contents note

2 prints.
Box 4, Folder 37

The Obsessions [female trio] undated

Scope and Content

70 negatives.
Box 24, Folder 1

Parker, Charlie - oversize undated

Scope and Content

2 matted prints.
Box 5, Folder 1

Parker, Charlie and Larance Marable undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 5, Folder 2

Parker, Dolores [vocalist] undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 175 negatives.

Biography/History

Some are shot on the set of Club Checkerboard.
Box 5, Folder 3

Powell, Bud 1954

Scope and Contents note

1 matted partial print; 9 negatives.
Box 24, Folder 2

Powell, Bud - oversize print 1954

Box 5, Folder 4

Poyand, Bill undated

Scope and Contents note

1 matted print.
Box 5, Folder 5

Pratts, Yvonne [vocalist] undated

Scope and Content

24 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 6

Price, Ruth undated

Scope and Contents note

5 prints; 57 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 5, Folder 7

Price, Vincent [and unidentified woman] undated

Scope and Content

The woman is also seen in the Jack Benny photo (Box 1, folder 18). 1 print.
Box 5, Folder 8

Prude, Terrell [pianist] undated

Scope and Contents note

2 prints; 37 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 5, Folder 9

Prudhomme Twins undated

Scope and Content

24 negatives.
Box 24, Folder 3

Pryor, Richard - oversize matted print undated

Box 5, Folder 10

Randolph, Lillian undated

Scope and Content

6 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 11

Razaf, Andy undated

Scope and Contents note

36 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 5, Folder 12

Redd, Vi undated and 2001

Scope and Contents note

3 prints; 18 transparencies; 114 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 5, Folder 13

Robbins, Rene [vocalist] undated

Scope and Content

110 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 14

Robeson, Paul 1947

Scope and Contents note

1 photo collage.
Box 24, Folder 4

Robeson, Paul - oversize 1947

Scope and Content

2 mounted photo collages [same image].
Box 5, Folder 15

Robinson, Pearl [some with Sam Yorty] undated

Scope and Content

108 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 16

Roosevelt, Eleanor undated

Scope and Content

1 negative.
Box 5, Folder 17

Rubalcaba, Gonzalo 1997

Scope and Contents note

2 prints; 55 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 5, Folder 17

Russell, Gene undated

Scope and Content

9 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 18

Sampson, Jean undated

Scope and Content

24 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 19

Sheen, Tony 1987

Scope and Contents note

3 prints; 37 negatives; proof sheet.
Box 5, Folder 20

Short, Bobby undated

Scope and Contents note

1 proof sheet.
Box 5, Folder 21

Simon, Maurice [with quartet at dance party] undated

Scope and Content

36 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 22

Sinatra, Frank undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print; 1 negative.
Box 23, Folder 6

Sinatra, Frank - foamcore matted print undated

Box 5, Folder 23

Smith, Camilla undated

Scope and Contents note

1 proof sheet.
Box 5, Folder 24

Smith, Jimmy 1984-1997

Scope and Contents note

4 prints; approximately 250 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 5, Folder 25

Smith, O.C. undated

Scope and Contents note

3 proof sheets.
Box 5, Folder 26

Stitt, Sonny undated

Scope and Contents note

Approximately 250 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 27

Sullivan, Niki [with band] undated

Scope and Content

24 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 28

Sweet Baby J'ai undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print; 36 negatives; proof sheet.
Box 5, Folder 29

Sylvers, Shirley undated

Scope and Content

24 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 30

Talbert, Norma [showgirl] undated

Scope and Content

12 negatives.

Biography/History

Talbert worked at the Moulin Rouge in Las Vegas, the first integrated casino in the country.
Box 5, Folder 31

Taylor, Joyce undated

Scope and Content

12 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 32

Torme, Mel and George Shearing undated

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 5, Folder 33

The Treniers undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 110 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 34

Turner, Jean [with Stan Kenton?] undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 100 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 35

Uggams, Leslie undated

Scope and Content

168 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 36

Upchurch, Phil undated

Scope and Contents note

3 prints.
Box 5, Folder 37

Washington, Dinah [with unidentified trumpet player] undated

Scope and Content

22 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 38

Weldon, Ann undated

Scope and Content

36 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 39

White, Slappy undated

Scope and Content

4 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 40

Whitfield, Mal undated

Scope and Content

16 negatives.
Box 5, Folder 41

Wiggins, Gerald undated-1999

Scope and Contents note

25 prints; 1 transparency; approximately 550 negatives.
Box 6, Folder 1

Williams, Joe undated

Scope and Contents note

8 prints; 1 negative; proof sheet.
Box 23, Folder 7

Joe Williams - matted prints undated

Scope and Content

2 prints.
Box 6, Folder 2

Williams, Tony undated

Scope and Content

12 negatives.
Box 6, Folder 3

Wills, Maury [with Lionel Hampton] circa 1962

Scope and Content

48 negatives.
Box 6, Folder 4

Wilson, Gerald undated and 1997

Scope and Contents note

4 prints; approximately 70 negatives.
Box 24, Folder 5

Wilson, Gerald - oversize print undated

Box 23, Folder 8

Wilson, Nancy undated

Scope and Content

3 matted prints.
Box 6, Folder 5

Witherspoon, Jimmy undated and 1997

Scope and Contents note

72 negatives; 1 print; 1 proof sheet; obituary.
Box 24, Folder 6

Jimmy Witherspoon - oversize matted print undated

Box 23, Folder 9

Yorty, Sam undated

Scope and Contents note

1 matted print inscribed by Yorty.
Box 6, Folder 6

Unidentified undated

Scope and Content

41 prints; 40 proof sheets; approximately 700 negatives.
Box 23, Folder 10

Unidentified - large format undated

Scope and Content

1 prints; 4 matted prints; 3 proof sheets.
Box 24, Folder 7

Unidentified - oversize undated

Scope and Content

3 prints.
Boxes 7, 11, 12, 19, 21

Unsorted negatives undated

Scope and Content

Mostly glamour photography, including cheesecake photos and nudes.
Box 19

Unsorted transparencies undated

Scope and Content

Mostly glamour photography.
 

Subseries 2. Events and organizations 1958-2000

Scope and Contents note

This subseries contains photographs of jazz festivals, beauty pageants, performances, businesses, and locations.
Box 6, Folder 7

Academy Awards for 1957 1958

Scope and Content

47 negatives.
Box 6, Folder 8

Carver House [Las Vegas Interracial Hotel] circa 1962

Biography/History

Nichelle Nichols is in performance and on the marquee.

Scope and Content

24 negatives.
Box 6, Folder 9

Cavalcade of Jazz undated

Scope and Contents note

48 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 6, Folder 10

Central Avenue Jazz Festival 1997

Scope and Contents note

10 prints; approximately 432 negatives; proof sheets; program.
Box 6, Folder 11

City of Angels Jazz Festival 1998-2000

Scope and Contents note

2 prints; 36 negatives; proof sheets; flyers.
Box 6, Folder 12

Club Checkerboard [television series] circa 1962

Scope and Content

Approximately 125 negatives.
Box 6, Folder 13

Dodgers Stadium undated

Scope and Content

Game between the Dodgers and Oakland A's, with Reggie Jackson batting. Proof sheet.
Box 6, Folder 14

Double M Jazz Salon 1997-1999

Scope and Contents note

12 prints; approximately 300 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 6, Folder 15

Drum City undated

Scope and Contents note

8 negatives; proof sheet.
Box 6, Folder 16

Ebony Fashion Fair 1963

Scope and Content

65 negatives.
Box 6, Folder 17

Golden State Mutual Life Insurance undated

Scope and Content

Includes photos of buildings and staff; advertising art; calendar images. Approximately 1000 negatives.
Box 6, Folder 18

Holman United Methodist Church undated

Scope and Content

62 negatives.
Box 6, Folder 19

Jazz a la Carte undated

Scope and Contents note

36 negatives; proof sheet.
Box 8, Folder 1

Jazz at Drew 1994-1996

Scope and Contents note

1 print; 9 transparencies; approximately 500 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 2

Jazz at Drew 1997-1999

Scope and Contents note

Approximately 468 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 3

Jazz at School 1998

Scope and Contents note

72 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 4

Jazz Bakery 1998

Scope and Contents note

72 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 5

Jazz Goes to Church 1996

Scope and Contents note

5 prints; 62 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 6

Jimmy Cleveland Benefit 1990

Scope and Contents note

36 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 7

Lena Horne Cosmetics undated

Scope and Content

12 negatives.
Box 8, Folder 8

Long Beach Jazz Festival 1997

Scope and Content

74 negatives.
Box 8, Folder 9

Los Angeles City Hall undated

Scope and Content

10 negatives.
Box 8, Folder 10

Miss America undated

Scope and Content

33 negatives.
Box 8, Folder 11

Miss Black America undated

Scope and Content

120 negatives.
Box 8, Folder 12

Miss Bronze California 1959-1963

Scope and Content

Approximately 420 negatives; 15 transparencies.
Box 8, Folder 13

Miss Universe undated

Scope and Content

Approximately 75 negatives.
Box 8, Folder 14

MOCA Jazz 1998

Scope and Content

11 prints; approximately 180 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 15

Musicians union benefit undated

Scope and Content

69 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 16

Pacific Jazz Festival undated

Scope and Contents note

108 negatives.
Box 8, Folder 17

Playboy Jazz Festival 1982-1984

Scope and Contents note

2 prints; approximately 500 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 18

Playboy Jazz Festival 1995

Scope and Contents note

Approximately 180 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 19

The Shriners [giving an award to Sammy Davis, Jr.] circa 1960

Scope and Content

Approximately 80 negatives.
Box 8, Folder 20

Transport a Child Foundation [with Duke Ellington, Tony Bennett. Steve Allen, Greg Morris] 1967

Scope and Content

4 prints; 4 proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 21

Tribute to Billie Holiday undated

Scope and Contents note

Approximately 65 negatives; proof sheets..
 

Subseries 3. Howard Morehead circa 1940-2000

Scope and Content

Contains photographs of Howard Morehead alone and with others; duplicates have not been noted.
Box 3, Folder 1

Black Journalists Association of Southern California undated

Scope and Content

Morehead is receiving an award; Dick Gregory is in attendance. 9 prints; 6 small prints; proof sheet.
Box 3, Folder 2

Morehead, Howard circa 1950-1959

Scope and Content

13 prints; 1 matted print.
Box 23, Folder 11

Morehead, Howard - matted photomontage circa 1950

Box 3, Folder 3

Morehead, Howard circa 1960-1969

Scope and Contents note

6 prints.
Box 3, Folder 4

Morehead, Howard circa 1970-1979

Scope and Contents note

41 prints; 2 proof sheets.
Box 3, Folder 5

Morehead, Howard circa 1970-1979

Scope and Content

5 matted prints.
Box 23, Folder 12

Morehead, Howard - matted prints circa 1970-1979

Scope and Content

8 large format prints.
Box 3, Folder 6

Morehead, Howard circa 1980-1989

Scope and Contents note

50 prints; 3 proof sheets.
Box 3, Folder 7

Morehead, Howard circa 1990-2000

Scope and Contents note

19 prints; 11 small prints; 1 proof sheet fragment; 24 negatives.
Box 24, Folder 8

Morehead, Howard - oversize matted print circa 1990

Box 3, Folder 8

Morehead, Howard with Brook Benton and Louie Robinson circa 1963

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 3, Folder 9

Morehead, Howard with Ray Charles circa 1990

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 3, Folder 10

Morehead, Howard with Cindy Crawford undated

Scope and Content

3 prints; handwritten note from Crawford.
Box 3, Folder 11

Morehead, Howard with Dorothy Dandridge and Otto Preminger circa 1954

Scope and Contents note

2 prints.
Box 3, Folder 12

Morehead, Howard with Sammy Davis, Jr. circa 1960 and circa 1975

Scope and Contents note

3 prints [2 on the set of Gone with the West].
Box 3, Folder 13

Morehead, Howard with Rosey Grier circa 1972

Scope and Contents note

1 print [on the set of The Thing with Two Heads].
Box 3, Folder 14

Morehead, Howard with Loyal Griggs circa 1956

Scope and Content

1 print [on the set of The Ten Commandments].
Box 3, Folder 15

Morehead, Howard with Jayne Mansfield 1958

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 3, Folder 16

Morehead, Howard with Sidney Poitier circa 1960

Scope and Contents note

2 prints.
Box 3, Folder 17

Morehead, Howard with Nancy Wilson circa 1960

Scope and Contents note

1 print.
Box 3, Folder 18

Unidentified personal and family photos circa 1940s-1990s

Scope and Content

40 snapshots.
 

Subseries 4. Digital images 1997-2000

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

SERIES CONTAINS AUDIOVISUAL MATERIALS: Audiovisual materials in this series will require assessment and possible digitization for safe access. To review these audiovisual materials, you must notify the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk in advance of your visit.
Box 3, Folder 19

All Stars of Jazz screen saver 1997

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

2 3.5" floppy disks.

Restrictions on Access

Use of electronic/digital format material requires special equipment or further processing may be required for viewing.
Box 3, Folder 20

Kodak picture CD 2000

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

Compact disc.

Restrictions on Access

Use of electronic/digital format material requires special equipment or further processing may be required for viewing.
 

Series 2. Business and personal papers 1958-2001

Scope and Content

Includes correspondence and other documents regarding Morehead's various business ventures and his employment at KABC. Files including the word "incident" contain material regarding disciplinary measures taken against Morehead at the television station, which cumulatively resulted in him filing a racial-discrimination lawsuit.
Box 8, Folder 22

Backstreet Artist Gallery 2000

Box 8, Folder 23

Biographies and press releases circa 2000

Box 8, Folder 24

Black photographers circa 1994

Box 9, Folder 1

Book queries 1995-2001

Box 9, Folder 2

Bronze Beauty 1987-1999

Scope and Content

Includes model questionnaires and resumes; press releases.
Box 9, Folder 3

Calendars 1998-2000

Box 9, Folder 4

California State University, Northridge 2000

Scope and Content

Includes correspondence regarding the donation of Morehead's papers.
Box 9, Folder 5

Cards and post cards 1984-1985

Scope and Content

Includes Black Is More Than Beautiful beefcake cards.
Box 9, Folder 6

City of Angels Jazz Festival program 2000

Box 9, Folder 7

Clippings 1992-2001

Box 9, Folder 8

CRM Public Relations 1987

Box 9, Folder 9

Cuban prisoner return incident 1979

Box 9, Folder 10

Cultural Affairs Department 1990-1997

Box 9, Folder 11

Double M Jazz Salon fliers 1996-1998

Box 9, Folder 12

Edwards, Teddy 1990-1994

Scope and Content

Includes article about Edwards by Morehead.
Box 9, Folder 13

Equipment lists 1963-1977

Box 9, Folder 14

Eye on Music undated

Scope and Content

Contains mock-up of proposed book of photography.
Box 10, Folder 1

Fyffe, Bill 1974-1976

Box 10, Folder 2

General correspondence 1979-2001

Box 10, Folder 3

Head shots undated

Scope and Content

Includes Jesse James Hollywood.
Box 10, Folder 4

Inside Edition incident 1990

Box 10, Folder 5

Jazz at Drew programs 1995-1999

Box 10, Folder 6

KABC documents 1988-1991

Box 10, Folder 7

KABC employment 1976-1983

Box 10, Folder 8

KABC lawsuit 1983-1984

Box 10, Folder 9

KABC memos 1974-1986

Box 10, Folder 10

KABC retirement 1989-1991

Box 10, Folder 11

Late return/illness incident 1979

Box 10, Folder 12

Lena Horne: The Lady and Her Music program undated

Box 10, Folder 13

Los Angeles Dodgers incident 1982

Box 18, Folder 1

Michael Ray Gammon incident 1984-1985

Box 18, Folder 2

Miss Bronze California program 1960

Box 18, Folder 3

MOCA programs 1995-1998

Box 18, Folder 4

Monterey Jazz Festival programs 1963-1968

Box 18, Folder 5

Periodicals 1964-1991

Scope and Content

Elegant, 1:6, 2:3 [with feature on Eartha Kitt photographed by Morehead], 2:6, 2:8; Players, 17:11.
Box 18, Folder 6

Personal papers 1992-2003

Box 18, Folder 7

Photocopies undated

Box 18, Folder 8

Playboy 1958-1993

Scope and Contents note

Includes letters from Playboy explaining that they do not consider "foreign, Oriental and Negro girls" as models.
Box 18, Folder 9

Playboy Jazz Festival programs 1983 and 1999

Box 18, Folder 10

Ray Charles Song Folio 1963

Box 18, Folder 11

Writings by Howard Morehead undated and 1997

 

Series 3. Video cassettes 1980-2001

Scope and Content

Mostly home recordings; VHS tapes unless otherwise noted.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

RESTRICTED ACCESS: Use of moving image material requires production of viewing copies.
Box 13

Aretha [Franklin] 1986

Box 13

Aretha Franklin / Lou Rawls undated

Box 13

Artist Extraordinary - Bill Pajaud undated

Box 13

Big Band Bash / American Pop Singers undated

Box 13

Billy Childs at Jazz Salon 2000

Box 14

From Jump Street / Ray Charles 20/20 / Dizzy Gillespie "Mayport jazz" undated

Box 14

The Gerald Wiggins Trio with the Southeast Symphony Orchestra 2001

Box 14

H. Morehead Interview undated

Box 14

Interview of Photographer Howard Morehead by Tom Reed on KSCI-TV 1990

Scope and Content

2 copies, one VHS, one Beta.
Box 14

Jazz at the Smithsonian with Art Blakey, Wynton and Branford Marsalis / Sarah Vaughan and Wynton Marsalis with the Boston Pops Orchestra 1982-1985

Box 15

Monty Alexander Trio at Union Station undated

Box 15

Nancy Wilson at O.C. Smith Memorial undated

Box 15

Ray Charles with the Boston Pops / Jazz at the Snowbird: Dave Brubeck / Spoleto '81 undated

Box 15

Saoul Mamby vs. Esteban De Jesus / Larry Holmes vs. Scott LeDoux / Miss Universe / Oscar Peterson and Boston Pops / Bill Evans 1980

Box 15

World of Photography 2000

Box 16

Photographs of Howard Morehead 1990

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

U-matic tape.
Box 16

World of Photography (Master) undated

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

U-matic tape.
 

Series 4. Sound recordings 1963-1998

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

RESTRICTED ACCESS: Use of audio material requires production of listening copies.
Box 17

Ray Charles - I'm All Yours Baby! undated

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

12" vinyl record.
Box 17

Ray Charles - Ingredients in a Recipe for Soul 1963

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

12" vinyl record.
Box 17

Ray Charles - Just Between Us 1988

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

12" vinyl record.
Box 17

Ray Charles - The Complete Country & Western Recordings, 1959-1986 1998

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CD box set.

Scope and Content

Disc 4 of this CD set is missing, but there are two copies of the liner notes booklet.
Box 17

Blues Women undated

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CD-R.
Box 17

Teddy Edwards, Eric Burrell undated

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

CD-R.
 

Series 5. Scrapbooks 1944-1958

Box 19

Scrapbook leaves 1944-1947

Scope and Content

Includes material regarding Howard Morehead's military service.
Box 19

Scrapbook 1952-1958

Scope and Content

Contains clippings and covers from publications targeting African-American readers, including the Los Angeles Sentinel, Ebony, Tan, Jet, Sepia, and Hue.
 

Series 6. Books 1962-2000

Box 25

The Black Music History of Los Angeles - Its Roots by Tom Reed [Los Angeles: Black Accent Press] 1992 and 2000

Scope and Content

2 copies inscribed by the author.
Box 25

The Brown Derby Cookbook by Leonard Louis Levinson [Garden City: Dolphin Books] 1962

Box 25

An Illustrated Bio-Bibliography of Black Photographers, 1940-1988 [New York: Garland Publishing] 1989

Box 25

Monterey Jazz Festival: Forty Legendary Years by William Minor [Santa Monica: Angel City Press] 1997

Box 25

The Nigger Bible by Robert H. DeCoy [Blawhit] [inscribed by the author] 1967

Box 25

The Nigger Bible by Robert H. DeCoy, with a preface by Dick Gregory [Los Angeles: Holloway House] [inscribed by the author] 1967

Box 25

The Spook Who Sat by the Door by Sam Greenlee [New York: Bantam Books] [inscribed by the author] 1972

 

Claxonography by William Claxton [Kiel: Nieswand Verlag] [inscribed by the author] 1995

Separated Material

Item removed to stacks because of size.