Alex Albright Collection, 1945-2003

Manuscript Collection #1233

  • Descriptive Summary
     
    Title: Alex Albright Collection
    Creator: Albright, Alex
    Repository: ECU Manuscript Collection
    Language: English
    Abstract: Collection contains mainly material related to the African American Navy Band members who served at the Great Lakes Naval Base during World War II (1942-1945). This material includes programs and related material from the February 28-March 2, 2003, salute to these African American band members that was held in Chicago, Illinois, and from former band member Carl Foster’s participation in a symposium sponsored by the North Carolina Museum of History in 2003. Other material includes programs (1987) for concerts by the North Carolina Jazz Ensemble and a 1945 USO Hawaii booklet.
    Extent: 0.013 Cubic feet, 1 archival folder, consisting of programs, correspondence, photograph, and a booklet
  • Administrative Information
     
    Accessions Information

    September 15, 2014, (unprocessed), 0.013 cu. ft.; Collection contains mainly material related to the African American Navy Band members who served at the Great Lakes Naval Base during World War II (1942-1945). This material, which was given by band member Carl Foster to Alex Albright, includes programs and related material from the February 28-March 2, 2003, salute to these African American band members that was held in Chicago, Illinois; and a program and a letter related to Foster’s participation in a symposium sponsored by the North Carolina Museum of History in 2003. Other material, not related to Carl Foster, includes programs (1987) for concerts by the North Carolina Jazz Ensemble and a 1945 USO Hawaii booklet. Gift of Alex Albright.

    December 22, 2015, (unprocessed addition 1), 0.001 cu. ft.; This addition consists of an autographed photograph of the African American group The Sharps & Flats when they were performing in Hawaii in 1944. Gift of Alex Albright.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Alex Albright.

    Access Restrictions

    No restrictions

    Copyright Notice

    Literary rights to specific documents are retained by the authors or their descendants in accordance with U.S. copyright law.

    Preferred Citation

    Alex Albright Collection (#1233), East Carolina Manuscript Collection, J. Y. Joyner Library, East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, USA

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