Teaching with Primary Sources

Duke Ellington: American Legend

Primary Sources

Duke Ellington, a view from the dancefloor
Collection: From the Library of Congress: America from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USF35-1326]

Duke directing from the piano
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Duke Ellington, directing his band from the piano
Collection: From the Library Congress: America from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USF35-1326]

Duke and the band at the Hurricane
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Duke Ellington performing at the Hurricane Club
Collection: From the Library of Congress: America from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USF35-1326]

The Trombone Section
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The trombone section
Collection: From the Library of Congress: America from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945
William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

trombone leads
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A Trombone Lead Section
Collection: From the Library of Congress: America from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945
Library of Congress, Prints & Photographs Division, FSA-OWI Collection, [reproduction number, e.g., LC-USF35-1326]

Django
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Django Reinhardt
Collection: From the Library of Congress: America from the Great Depression to World War II: Photographs from the FSA-OWI, 1935-1945
William P. Gottlieb/Ira and Leonore S. Gershwin Fund Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

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