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This collection contains 55 musical records (of which 11 records are of 78 medium size plates and 44 are of 44 small size plates) of black musicians. The musical recordings include a wide range of music from jazz, blues, Soul to gospel. The intention for this collection is to provide access to a wide variety of Black Popular Music, also to enrich your knowledge of black cultural experiences, expression, and representations through this musical collection. The collection has been arranged...
Scope and Contents
The Hallie Beachem Brooks collection consists of a variety of vinyl records from Duke Ellington to Fats Waller. These records span multiple generations of music culture from the 1940s to the mid 1970s, researchers with an interest in music history will find this collection useful.
With over 650 items belonging to this collection the rarity of some records can assist researchers studying a particular artist or genre.
Majority of material found within 1940 - 1980