Jump to Content

Collection Guide
Collection Title:
Collection Number:
Get Items:
Howard Morehead photographs and papers
PASC-M 142  
View entire collection guide What's This?
PDF (160.33 Kb) HTML
Search this collection
 
 
Table of contents What's This?

Container List

 

Series 1. Photographs. circa 1940-2002.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

33 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 5

Ali, Muhammad [Cassius Clay]. 1964 and undated.

Scope and Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content Note

1 print.
Box 1, Folder 21

Boatwright, Colostine "Cookie". 1987.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

36 negatives.
Box 1, Folder 25

Brown, Ray and Oscar Peterson. undated.

Scope and Content Note

1 proof sheet.
Box 1, Folder 26

Bryant, Clora. 1986.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

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

Canelli, Vince. undated.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

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

Champion, Mickey. undated.

Scope and Content Note

52 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 33

Charles, Ray. undated and 1988.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

1 print.
Box 20, Folder 7

Collins, Bill - oversize matted print. undated.

Box 1, Folder 36

Cooper, Leroy. undated.

Scope and Content Note

1 matted print.
Box 22, Folder 4

Cosby, Bill - matted print. undated.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

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

Crawford, Cindy. undated.

Scope and Content Note

2 prints; proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 40

Crawford, Hank with Phil Upchurch and Marlena Shaw. 1992.

Scope and Content Note

66 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 1, Folder 41

Crothers, Scatman. undated.

Scope and Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content Note

1 print.
Box 2, Folder 38

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

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

1 proof sheet.
Box 2, Folder 40

Houzell, Paul [artist]. undated.

Scope and Content Note

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

Hunt, Carol and Ann-Marie Sayers. undated.

Scope and Content 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 Content 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 Content Note

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

Jordan, Louis [with unidentified woman]. undated.

Scope and Content Note

1 print.
Box 4, Folder 9

Kamela, Lahaina. 1989.

Scope and Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content Note

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

Morrison, Barbara. 1998-2000.

Scope and Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content Note

36 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 5, Folder 12

Redd, Vi. undated and 2001.

Scope and Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content Note

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

Short, Bobby. undated.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

1 print; 1 negative.
Box 23, Folder 6

Sinatra, Frank - foamcore matted print. undated.

Box 5, Folder 23

Smith, Camilla. undated.

Scope and Content Note

1 proof sheet.
Box 5, Folder 24

Smith, Jimmy. 1984-1997.

Scope and Content Note

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

Smith, O.C.. undated.

Scope and Content Note

3 proof sheets.
Box 5, Folder 26

Stitt, Sonny. undated.

Scope and Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content Note

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

Williams, Joe. undated.

Scope and Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content 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 Content Note

48 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 6, Folder 10

Central Avenue Jazz Festival. 1997.

Scope and Content Note

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

City of Angels Jazz Festival. 1998-2000.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

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

Drum City. undated.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

36 negatives; proof sheet.
Box 8, Folder 1

Jazz at Drew. 1994-1996.

Scope and Content Note

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

Jazz at Drew. 1997-1999.

Scope and Content Note

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

Jazz at School. 1998.

Scope and Content Note

72 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 4

Jazz Bakery. 1998.

Scope and Content Note

72 negatives; proof sheets.
Box 8, Folder 5

Jazz Goes to Church. 1996.

Scope and Content Note

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

Jimmy Cleveland Benefit. 1990.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

108 negatives.
Box 8, Folder 17

Playboy Jazz Festival. 1982-1984.

Scope and Content Note

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

Playboy Jazz Festival. 1995.

Scope and Content 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 Content 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 Content Note

6 prints.
Box 3, Folder 4

Morehead, Howard. circa 1970-1979.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

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

Morehead, Howard. circa 1990-2000.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

1 print.
Box 3, Folder 9

Morehead, Howard with Ray Charles. circa 1990.

Scope and Content 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 Content Note

2 prints.
Box 3, Folder 12

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

Scope and Content 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 Content 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 Content Note

1 print.
Box 3, Folder 16

Morehead, Howard with Sidney Poitier. circa 1960.

Scope and Content Note

2 prints.
Box 3, Folder 17

Morehead, Howard with Nancy Wilson. circa 1960.

Scope and Content 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 Content 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.