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Scope and Contents: This collection contains reference files, publications, newspaper clippings, and correspondence documenting Smith's career as a jazz critic and scholar. The bulk of the materials span the 1950s to late 1960s. There are individual files on Ma Rainey, Pee Wee Russell, and Folkways Records. Also included are seven CDs with an interview of Jack Teagarden, four audiocassettes, notebooks, and reference index cards. The photographs include personal family photographs, the Jean Goldette orchestra,...
Scope and Contents: This collection contains essays, research, and correspondence. There are essays written by Dodge about jazz, jazz performers, dance, art, science, and Bubber Miley, a jazz trumpet player. Other essays include "Jazz in the Twenties" and "Jazz: Its Rise and Decline." There is a 1939 bibliography of jazz books and articles assembled by Dodge along with two issues (no. 17 and no. 23) of A Symposium of Literature, History and Arts: English...