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Black Popular Music Collection

 Collection
Identifier: aarl001-003
Overview 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 into...

Hallie Beachem Brooks collection

 Collection
Identifier: aarl-86-001
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.

Long-Playing (LP) Record Collection

 Collection
Identifier: aarl-ephemera01
Scope and Contents The Collection contains around 200 records which are largely musical but also includes non-musical recordings. The musical recordings include a wide variety of genres including rock, pop, rap, jazz, blues, gospel, and classical. The composers and/or performers, as well as the compositions, provide examples of African-American contributions to the field of music. The non-musical recordings are speeches, stories, debates, etc.

Moving Image and Recorded Sound Collection

 Collection
Identifier: aarl-75-001
Scope and Contents The Moving Image and Recorded Sound Collection includes audiovisual materials ranging from radio shows, concerts, lectures, music, and speeches. These materials are available in the format of cassette tapes and long-playing albums.

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