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Ted Joans photograph albums [graphic].
BANC PIC 1999.097--ALB v.1; BANC PIC 1999.097--ALB v. 2; BANC PIC 1999-2008--NEG (strip) misc. box 3; BANC PIC 1999.097--ffALB ; ...
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Title:

Ted Joans photograph albums

Creator/Contributor:

Joans, Ted., creator

Abstract:

Albums contain snapshots taken of a teenaged Ted Joans (then Ted Jones), his friends and fellow band members, and the broader jazz milieu of Louisville, Ky. during the mid-1940s. The album's annotations and illustrations (including musical notation symbols) reflect both Joans' early artistic sensibility and the emerging bop movement in jazz. Albums also contain many newspaper clippings pertaining to the Louisville jazz scene. Loose photographs depict civil rights figure Stokely Carmichael (1960s) and a theatrical performance of The Skin of Our Teeth (1953). Negatives depict Joans later in life (ca. 1980s?). Painting depicts dollar bill.

Date:

ca. 1944-ca. 1985 (bulk ca. 1944-ca. 1947) (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ky
Joans, Ted -- Pictorial works
Carmichael, Stokely -- 1941-1998 -- Pictorial works
Jazz musicians -- Kentucky -- Louisville -- Photographs
Musicians -- Photographs
Bop (Music) -- Pictorial works
African Americans -- Kentucky -- Louisville -- Pictorial works
Beats (Persons) -- Photographs
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Photographs
Louisville (Ky.) -- Pictorial works

Note:

Albums compiled, annotated and illustrated by Ted Joans.
Title supplied by cataloger.
"Ted Jones" written on cover, vol. 1.
Also includes 7 loose photographic prints, 8 negatives and 1 painting.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES: Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
RESTRICTED FRAGILE PAINTING: Access to painting only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
Ted Joans, African-American poet, jazz musician, and surrealist painter, was born Theodore Jones on July 4, 1928, in Cairo, Illinois. He became a well known poet of the Beat movement and established the jazz poetry scene. He died on May 7, 2003 in Vancouver, B.C.
Transferred from the Ted Joans papers (BANC MSS 99/244 z).

Type:

graphic
Photograph albums.
Paintings.

Physical Description:

graphic
photoprint
2 albums and 1 folder (180 photographic prints) and 7 negatives : b&w ; 18 x 26 cm + 1 painting.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 1999.097--ALB v.1
BANC PIC 1999.097--ALB v. 2
BANC PIC 1999-2008--NEG (strip) misc. box 3
BANC PIC 1999.097--ffALB
BANC PIC 1999.097

Origin:

Kentucky

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED NEGATIVES: Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
RESTRICTED FRAGILE PAINTING: Access to painting only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.

Related Item:

Ted Joans papers : Joans, Ted