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Entertainers -- United States

Subject Source: Unspecified ingested source

Found in 15 Collections and/or Records:

John W. Bubbles photograph albums, approximately 1936-1984

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8026 Series 1 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents

Contains several scrapbooks documenting important times and people in the life of Bubbles. Includes a scrapbook about his performances in "Porgy and Bess," his USO tours, and other miscellaneous moments in his life as an entertainer. The scrapbooks contain not only photographs, but letters, including from celebrities like Jack Haley and Bing Crosby, and articles and advertisements for his or his friends' performances. Materials date from approximately 1936 to 1984.

Dates: approximately 1936-1984

John W. Bubbles professional papers, approximately 1930-1986

Identifier: MSS 8026 Series 2
Scope and Contents Contains files related to the professional career of Bubbles. Includes address books of people he knew, business cards of people and businesses with whom he associated, correspondence between himself and his employers, publishers, and associates. Also contains a few letters from family members related to his career. Also contains files Bubbles kept on his own performances, including his photographs of performances given with other people such as Bob Hope and Judy Garland, as well as others....
Dates: approximately 1930-1986

John W. Bubbles sheet music, approximately 1894-1975

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8026 Series 5 Sub-Series 1
Scope and Contents Contains sheet music collected by Bubbles. Includes sheet music for miscellaneous songs, such as "Jitterbug Jamboree," "You Can't Take It With You," and "Inside the Outside Inn." Also contains collections of several copies of sheet music for songs such as "When You're Smiling," "Tip Tap Along," and music for the Buck & Bubbles act. Also contains sheet music for patriotic songs and correspondence regarding the songs. Includes songs such as "V-I-C-T-O-R-Y," "Lincoln and JFK," and...
Dates: approximately 1894-1975

John W. Bubbles songbooks, 1934-1964

 Sub-Series — Carton 13: Series 1; Series 2; Series 3; Series 5 [Barcode: 31197233631222], Folder: 2-8
Identifier: MSS 8026 Series 5 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains several songbooks collected by Bubbles. Includes "America Sings" community song book, the Armed Forces Song Folio, a country guitar technique book, several piano duet album books, and other piano books. Includes music from famous piano pieces and several books with popular music hits for the 1930s to 1960s. Also contains books on the music of Bing Crosby, Les Paul, and Jerome Kern, as well as others. Materials date from between 1934 and 1964.

Dates: 1934-1964

John W. Bubbles video and audio recordings, approximately 1925-1985

 Sub-Series — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 8026 Series 4 Sub-Series 2
Scope and Contents

Contains film and audio tapes collected by Bubbles. Contains small LP albums, videocassette recordings, audiotape recordings, and other small reels. They are recordings of Bubbles and other performers, such as Perry Como and Louis Armstrong. Also includes some type of recording device for audio recordings. Materials date from approximately 1925 to 1985.

Dates: approximately 1925-1985