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Morgan & Marvin Smith

Overview
Works: 165 works in 165 publications in 1 language and 165 library holdings
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Most widely held works by Morgan & Marvin Smith
Sidney Poitier portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Portraits of actor and director Sidney Poitier. Collection includes stills from movies such as "A Raisin in the Sun" with Claudia McNeil, "Uptown Saturday Night" with Bill Cosby, "Longtitude '49," "The Defiant Ones" with Tony Curtis, one of Rock Hudson, and promotional stills, one where Poitier is directing Richard Pryor in "Stir Crazy" and another from behind the camera. There are also views of Poitier with his wife Juanita Hardy stepping off an airplane, one of her with Cecelia Marshall, receiving an award from Leigh Whipper, holding the Oscar with Ruby Dee and others, attending Canada Lee's funeral, in a restaurant and at the Schomburg Center. Full, half and quarter length portraits are included
Regina Andrews portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of librarian Regina Andrews. Quarter-length portrait; standing at office desk; in group portrait, in living room at social gathering
Nina Mae McKinney portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of actress Nina Mae McKinney. Collection includes stills of McKinney with Jeanne Crain in "Pinky," with Paul Robeson and Joan Gardner in "Sanders of the River," and beside a car with Mrs. Mills of the Mills Brothers. Full, half and quarter length portraits are included
Maurice Hunter portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of creative model, actor and dancer Maurice Hunter dated approximately from the 1930's to the 1950's. Hunter's career was primarily as a model for artists, sculptors and advertisers. Images of Hunter include portraits of Hunter in a variety of costumes - African, Mexican, etc; Hunter is also seen posing for an artist drawing his head; standing besides a life mask in his likeness; and a candid portrait of Hunter in regular dress. Quarter, half and three-quarter length views are included
Ferdinand Q. Morton portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of New York City Civil Service Commissioner (1920's-1940's), civic leader and politician Ferdinand Q. Morton. Collection includes individual portraits of Morton, one taken while Morton is on the phone in his office. Morton also in group portraits attending various New York City functions; in these, Morton is seen with Mayor Fiorello La Guardia, Robert Moses, Stanley Issac, Elmer Carter, Mr. Williams, Earl Brown, W.C. Handy, H.T. Burleigh, Carl Van Vechten, Will Henry Vodery and other unidentified individuals. Half and three-quarter length views are included
Doc Wheeler portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of musician and band leader Doc Wheeler, who is pictured onstage with his band and participating in a WLIB broadcast with other, unidentified musicians. Collection also contains promotional stills of Wheeler, including one of him displaying a record beside the WWRL microphone. Full and quarter length portraits
J. Rosamond Johnson portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of composer, actor and director J. Rosamond Johnson. Johnson is shown with R. Taylor Gordon, his brother James, Bob Cole, his wife Nora and other individuals. Collection includes one view of Johnson working on a musical score. Three quarter and quarter length views are included
Sy Oliver portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of composer, arranger, trumpet player and bandleader Sy Oliver. Collection includes quarter length promotional stills and half length views of Oliver working at his desk
Hattie McDaniel portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of actress Hattie McDaniel. Collection consist of quarter & full-length individual portraits. McDaniel also in group portraits with an unidentifiable youth group in California, and in an automobile with husband James Lloyd Crawford
Morgan and Marvin Smith portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of photographers, Morgan and Marvin Smith approximately dating from 1930's through the 1950's. The collection consist of studio portraits, self portraits, art work, and a view of their grandparent's home in Kentucky. Also, Morgan and/or Marvin seen marching while carrying WPA Union banner, downtown NYC; shooting in their studio; in art class; in photography class; in family portrait and during other social events. Individuals identified in group portraits with Morgan and/or Marvin Smith are Romare Bearden, James and Bob Yeargan, Florence and Anna McLean (twins), E. Simms Campbell, Jack Blackburn, Joe Louis, Bessie Buchanan and Cal Bailey. Half, three-quarter and full-length views available
Abram Hill portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of playwright and director Abram Hill. Collection includes numerous individual portraits of Hill as well as group portraits with Jean Bullard, Etta Moten, Marc Connolly, Mrs. Marc Connolly and John Golden. Hill is also shown surrounded by schoolchildren, and talking with college age individuals. Quarter, half, and full length views are available
Cab Calloway portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of jazz musician, singer and bandleader Cab Calloway ranging from 1930 to the 1970s. Collection includes quarter, half and full-length studio promotional portraits of Calloway. Also includes shots of Calloway performing at the Cotton Club solo as well as with Bill Robinson, leading his orchestra; performing at the Apollo and other theaters; posing at Regine's. Calloway is in several group portraits attending a variety of functions with Bobbi Humphrey, Donald Byrd, Dupree White, William Toles, Nuffie Calloway and other unidentified people. There are also several shots of Calloway recording and mixing records
Hazel Scott portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of pianist and singer Hazel Scott dated from the 1930's to the 1970's. The collection contains numerous studio portraits, some of which are publicity stills. Scott also seen at Democratic Campaign; holding newborn; during radio broadcast and performing on stage. Individuals identified in group-portraits include Ed Sullivan, Mrs. Alma Long Scott, Dr. James Thornton, Adam Clayton Powell Sr., Ann Tanneyhill, Fredric March and Anne Cornell. Quarter, half, three-quarter and full-length photos available
Richard B. Moore portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Quarter and half length portraits of civil rights activist, bibliophile and author Richard B. Moore
Jack Johnson portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of heavyweight boxing champion Jack Jackson. Collection includes numerous views of Johnson in boxing attire and boxing with a variety of opponents, such as, Joe Jeanette, Jess Willard, Jim Jeffries, Tommy Burns, and Sam McVey in the ring; other images include Johnson and a group of men outside the jail in Galveston, Tex.; with his trainers and sparring partners; shadow boxing with Marty Culter; in a stadium with John Henry Lews, Jessie Owens, Sam Langford, Jack Dempsey, and Harry Wells; couching Abe Simon, with one of his wives in Europe; and a wedding photo with another wife. Full, half and quarter length images are included
Harry T. Burleigh portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of baritone soloist, composer and arranger. Harry T. Burleigh, approximately dated from the 1915 through the 1930's. Various half-length studio portraits; also includes a photoprint of a painted portrait by Laura Wheeler Waring
Gwendolyn Bennett portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of artist Gwendolyn Bennett: full-length portrait as a young girl with father ; three portraits taken at events, including a group portrait with other women at a benefit dance at the Savoy Ballroom for Harlem Art Center and one standing in front of a microphone
P.M. Savory portrait collection by Morgan & Marvin Smith( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Views of surgeon Philip M. Savory. The collection consist of group portraits of Savory standing with Winthrop Rockefeller and arm in arm with Mrs. Savory as newlyweds
Lawrence D. Reddick portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of librarian and curator of the Schomburg Collection, college teacher and author Lawrence D. Reddick. Reddick is pictured working with colleagues Catherine A. Latimer, Roberta Thompson, and E.A. Lipscomb at the 135th Street branch library, showing the collection to Eleanor Roosevelt, with Frank Hopper of NYPL, talking to Margaret Mead and others, speaking in Madison Square Garden, participating in a lecture with Lin Yutang, presenting with Claude Barnett, a plaque to Ernestine Rose upon her retirement, in a group portrait with, among others, George Schuyler, Roy Wilkins and James Latimer Allen, and accepting some letters from Rufus B. Atwood. Full, half and quarter length portraits are included
Dean Dixon portrait collection( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Portraits of orchestra conductor Dean Dixon. Collection includes individual portraits of Dixon as well as numerous views of Dixon conducting his American Youth Orchestra. Many also contain singer Aubrey Pankey. Also one group portrait of Dixon and Panky with an unidentified man. Quarter, half and full length views are available
 
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