Armstrong, Louis, 1901-1971
- Existence: 1901-08-04 - 1971-07-06
Found in 1 Collection or Record:
Scope and Contents Correspondence, manuscript material, printed ephemera and memorabilia, photographs, and phonographic records related to jazz artist Louis Armstrong and compiled by Jimmy Moxon, a colonial officer and Ghanaian civil servant who organized Armstrong's two-day visit to perform at Accra, Ghana, in May 1956. Of particular note are Moxon's original unpublished manuscript account of the visit, personal mementos, signed invitations and photographs, press notices, programs, and large broadsides...
Dates: 1947 - 1979; Majority of material found within 1953 - 1956