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Jackie Robinson!

Brownie McGhee, Robbie – Doby Boogie, May 1948 (archive.org) Nina Leen, [Brooklyn Dodger baseball star Jackie Robinson holding his young son Jackie Jr. on his lap as he sits with his wife Rachel on front steps of their home], July … Continue reading

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Dizzy Gillespie Centennial

Dizzy Gillespie and Charlie Parker, “Complete Jazz at Massey Hall,” May 15, 1953, from archive.org Don Perdue, “Wolf Trap Salutes Dizzy Gillespie,” June 1987 (264.1988) Don Perdue’s wonderful portrait of Gillespie is from the “25 From Thirteen” portfolio. The portfolio … Continue reading

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