Dexter Gordon collection, circa 1940-1996 (bulk 1960-1988).
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Dexter Gordon (b. Feb. 27, 1923, in Los Angeles; d. Apr. 25, 1990, in Philadelphia) was an American jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and actor. From the description of Dexter Gordon collection, circa 1940-1996 (bulk 1960-1988). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71056532 Biographical Note 1923, Feb. 27 Born in Watts, Los Angeles, Calif. ...
Jazz musician. From the description of Autograph card signed : [Indiana?], to Paul G. Klawans, 1950. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 270904397 ...
Dizzy Gillespie (born John Birks Gillespie, October 21, 1917, Cheraw, South Carolina - January 6, 1993 Englewood, New Jersey) was an American jazz trumpeter, bandleader, composer, and singer. He joined his first professional band in 1935. In the 1940s Gillespie became a major figure in the development of bebop and modern jazz....
Ronald Wilson Reagan (1911-2004) was the 40th President of the United States and served two terms in office from 1981 to 1989. He was born on February 6, 1911, in Tampico, Illinois, the second son of Nelle Wilson and John Edward ("Jack") Reagan. His father nicknamed him "Dutch" as a baby. In 1920 the family resettled in Dixon, Illinois. In 1928 Reagan graduated from Dixon High School, where he had been student body president, an actor in school plays, and a student athlete. He partici...
Jimmy Carter (James Earl Carter, Jr.), thirty-ninth president of the United States, was born on October 1, 1924, in Plains, Georgia, and grew up in the nearby community of Archery. His father, James Earl Carter, Sr., was a farmer and businessman; his mother, Lillian Gordy, a registered nurse. He was educated in the Plains public schools, attended Georgia Southwestern College and the Georgia Institute of Technology, and received a B.S. from the U.S. Naval Academy in 1946. In the Navy he became a ...