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Duke Ellington and the Smithsonian

April 27, 1999 – November 18, 1999

American History Museum
12th and Constitution Ave., NW
Washington, DC

Location: 2nd Floor, West Wing, History-in-the-News case

Marking the centennial of Ellington's birth, this showcase features objects from the Smithsonian's many Ellington activities: a Jazz Masterworks flyers and CD, a Duke Ellington Youth Festival program book, an education kit, a SITES Beyond Category poster, Beyond Category recordings, and a Jazz Smithsonian radio program photo and postcard.