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Swing era New York

the jazz photographs of Charles Peterson

by W. Royal Stokes

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Published by Temple University Press in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Places:
  • New York (State),
  • New York
    • Subjects:
    • Jazz musicians -- New York (State) -- New York -- Portraits.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 215-216) and index.

      StatementW. Royal Stokes ; photographic preparation by Don Peterson ; foreword by Stanley Dance.
      ContributionsPeterson, Charles, 1900-1976., Peterson, Don, 1931-
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsML87 .S878 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxii, 220 p. :
      Number of Pages220
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1086270M
      ISBN 101566392276
      LC Control Number94010200

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