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  • Subject: Violins
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    • Simmons University music class, Louisville, Kentucky, 1920s.

    • Simmons University (Louisville, Ky.); Classrooms; African American universities and colleges; African American college students; College students; African Americans--Education (Higher); Education; African American college teachers; Teachers;...
    • Music students at Simmons University with instructors and President C. H. Parrish in class with violins and a piano. The university has gone by many names since its founding in 1879: The Kentucky Normal and Theological Institute (1879), State...
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band, December 24, 1929.

    • Jug bands; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Banjos; Violins; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, pose with their instruments. The four African American men wear chefs' garb and each hold instruments: banjos, fiddle, and jug.
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band, December 24, 1929.

    • Jug bands; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Banjos; Violins; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, pose with their instruments. The four African American men wear chefs' garb and each hold instruments: banjos, fiddle and jug.
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band, December 24, 1929.

    • Radio broadcasting; Jug bands; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; Microphones; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Banjos; Violins; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, play their instruments. The four African American men wear chefs' garb and each plays an instrument: banjos, fiddle, and jug in front of a WHAS microphone.
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band with instruments, December 28, 1931.

    • Jug bands; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Guitars; Banjos; Violins; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, pose with their instruments. The five African American men wear chefs' garb and each play instruments: guitars, banjo, fiddle, and jug. This photo was taken at the Greater Louisville Bank & Loan Association meeting.
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band, September 13, 1932.

    • Jug bands; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Guitars; Banjos; Violins; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, pose with their instruments. The five African American men wear chefs' garb and each play instruments: steel guitar, acoustic guitar, banjo, fiddle, and jug.
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band, September 14, 1933.

    • Jug bands; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Guitars; Banjos; Violins; African American musicians; African Americans; Musicians; People
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, pose with their instruments. The five African American men wear chefs' garb and each play instruments: guitars, banjo, fiddle, and jug.
    • Ballard Chefs Jug Band, November 15, 1919.

    • Jug bands; Musicians; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Guitars; Banjos; Violins; African American musicians; African Americans; People; Men
    • The Ballard Chefs, a jug band, pose with their instruments. Wearing chef uniforms, the African American musicians play guitar, banjo, fiddle and jug.
    • Jones Orchestra at Schneider's Road House, 1921.

    • African American musicians; Musicians; African Americans; Trombones; Trumpets; Saxophones; Drums (Musical instruments); Pianos; Stringed instruments; Wind instruments; Violins; Banjos; People
    • Six African American musicians perform in an open pavilion. The drum reads "Jones Orchestra." Other instruments include trombone, violin, banjo, piano, trumpet, and saxophone. Outside of the pavilion tables are set up.
    • J.P. Purdue with fiddle, 1926.

    • Musicians; Violins; Stringed instruments; People
    • J.P. "Cooney" Purdue is wearing overalls, a buttoned up shirt, and a serious expression while he holds a fiddle and bow. He won fourth place in the Louisville finals of the "Champion of Dixie" regional fiddle contest held at a Ford dealership in...
    • Man with fiddle, 1926.

    • Musicians; Violins; Stringed instruments; People
    • A man in a dark suit, possibly J. A. Darnell, plays a fiddle. He was likely a participant in the "Champion of Dixie" regional fiddle contest held at a Ford dealership in Louisville on January 20, 1926.
    • Fiddle contest winner, 1926.

    • Musicians; Violins; Stringed instruments; People
    • A man, possibly J. D. Stallings, holds a fiddle and bow. His hat rests on his crossed knee. He wears a medal on his jacket that says, "Winner District Contest (?) Fiddling." He was likely a participant in the "Champion of Dixie" regional fiddle...
    • Beaumont College, Harrodsburg.

    • Women; Students; Stringed instruments; Guitars; Violins; Mandolins; Pillows
    • Twenty-one college women in pale striped shirts and dark skirts stand and sit in a group with five musical instruments, some chains of flowers, and a pillow decorated with a musical staff as well as some other decorative pillows. They are in front...
    • Marian Nugent of Louisville, Kentucky, 1924.

    • Portraits; Women; Musicians; Violins
    • Portrait of Marian Nugent of Louisville, Kentucky, playing a violin. The photograph has a damaged corner and is marked around the edges. Stamped on back of image: April 28, 1924. Handwritten on back of image: Violinist; Awarded 1st prize music week...
    • Wilbert Nuttycombe of Louisville, Kentucky, 1933.

    • Portraits; Children; Boys; Musicians; Violins
    • Wilbert Nuttycombe of Louisville, Kentucky, playing a violin and wearing a suit. The photograph has been cut to an irregular circular shape and painted on. Stamped on back of image: April 13, 1933. Handwritten on back: Louisville boy violinist.
    • Walter Toole of Louisville, Kentucky, 1933.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Children; Boys; Musicians; Violins
    • Portrait of Walter Toole of Louisville, Kentucky, holding a violin. The photograph has been cut to an irregular shape and marked with discolorations. Handwritten on back of image: Louisville Boy violinist. Stamped on back: May 2, 1933.
    • Ruth Von Beust of Prospect, Kentucky, 1933.

    • Portraits; Portrait photographs; Women; Musicians; Violins; Teachers; People associated with education & communication
    • Portrait of music teacher Ruth Von Beust of Prospect, Kentucky, wearing an evening gown and holding her violin. The photograph has marks of discoloration and yellowing from age. Handwritten on back of image: Louisville violinist, Civic Symphony...

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