Smith, Bessie, 1894-1837

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referencedIn Beach, Ed. Edward Beach collection, 1940-1975 (bulk 1950-1975). Library of Congress
referencedIn John Robert Gregg collection, 1623-1980, 1900-1946 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Crittendon, Willard David. Then see if I care : a childhood for Bessie Smith / by Willard David Crittendon. Texas A&M University, Evans Library & Annex; Main campus library complex
referencedIn Work, John Wesley (III)., 1901-1967. Papers. ca. 1944. Tulane University, Amistad Research Center
referencedIn Records of, Sojourner, (inclusive), (bulk), 1920-2004, 1975-2002 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Library Special Collections
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Shipwreck blues / words & music by Bessie Smith. Library of Congress
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. It makes my love come down / words & music by Bessie Smith. Library of Congress
referencedIn Duke Ellington recordings collection Eda Kuhn Loeb Music Library, Harvard College Library
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Poor man's blues. Library of Congress
referencedIn Southern Folklife Collection Artist Name File, 1940-2005 University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. Papers of Eugene O'Neill [manuscript], 1929 April 20 - June 14. University of Virginia. Library
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. I won't be you. Library of Congress
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Wasted life blues / Bessie Smith. Library of Congress
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Graveyard dream blues [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Blue blues / words & music by Bessie Smith. Library of Congress
referencedIn Neat Stuff Collectables. Jazz Playbill Collection, 1923-1952. Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Library and Archives
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Mudddy water [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Gray, Harold. Spider man blues / by Harold Gray & Bessie Smith. Library of Congress
referencedIn Holt, Will, 1929-. Me and Bessie: typescript, n.d. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Long road / words & music by Bessie Smith. Library of Congress
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Mudddy water [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Dirty no-gooder's blues / Bessie Smith. Library of Congress
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Back water blues [Multimédia multisupport] / Bessie Smith, chant. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Foote, Horton. "Bessie" / by Horton Foote. University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Back water blues / Bessie Smith, chant. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
referencedIn Reitz, Rosetta, 1924-2008. Rosetta Reitz papers, 1929-2008. Duke University Libraries, Duke University Library; Perkins Library
referencedIn Edward Beach Collection, 1940-1975, (bulk 1950-1975) Library of Congress. Music Division
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. It won't be you. Library of Congress
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Safety mamma / words & music, Bessie Smith. Library of Congress
referencedIn Sue Brandt McBee Collection of African American Culture AR. 2001. 020., 1980-2003., 1950-2003. Austin History Center , Austin Public Library, 810 Guadalupe Street, Austin, Texas, 78701.
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. Graveyard dream blues [Multimédia multisupport]. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. St Louis blues. Bibliothèque nationale de France, BnF
creatorOf Smith, Bessie, 1894-1937. In the house blues / words and music by Bessie Smith. Library of Congress
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referencedIn The 100 Greatest Women of All Time.
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associatedWith American Museum of Vaudeville corporateBody
associatedWith Beach, Ed. person
associatedWith Beach, Ed. person
associatedWith Crittendon, Willard David. person
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
associatedWith Dodge, Joseph Jeffers person
associatedWith Gray, Harold. person
associatedWith Gregg, John Robert, 1867-1948 person
associatedWith Holt, Will, 1929- person
associatedWith McBee, Sue Brandt corporateBody
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
associatedWith O'Neill, Eugene, 1888-1953. person
associatedWith Reitz, Rosetta, 1924-2008. person
associatedWith Sojourner (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Work, John Wesley (III)., 1901-1967. person
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Chattanooga TN US
Clarksdale MS US
Subject
Blues (Music)
Blues (Music)
Blues (Music)
Blues (Music)
Blues (Music)
Occupation
Singers
African American singers
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Birth 1894

Death 1837

Birth 1894-04-15

Death 1937-09-26

Americans

English

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