- Hite, Woody.
- Woody Hite collection,
- circa 1919-1988 (inclusive)19191988
- 1 : cubic foot (1 document case and 2 oversize folders)
- Collection Number
- Coll 280
- Photographs, clippings, posters, and ephemera documenting Woody Hite and his big band, musicians active in northwestern Oregon from the 1930s and 1940s. The band was revived in the early 1970s by Hite's brother Don HIte.
- Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
- Conversion of this record was made possible by a grant from the National Historic Publications and Records Commission, an agency of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.
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Photographs, clippings, posters, and ephemera documenting Woody Hite and his big band, musicians active in northwestern Oregon from the 1930s and 1940s. The band was revived in the early 1970s by Hite's brother Don HIte. Also includes a phonograph record of the "Top o Scott Band," 1945; three issues of the newsletter "Uptown echoes" for 1941; and photographs of a model quonset hut house, circa 1945. Among the photographs are images of Duke Ellington and his band on their visit to Portland, Oregon, in 1941.
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Names and SubjectsReturn to Top
- Big bands -- Oregon -- Photographs.
- Big bands -- Oregon.
- Music -- Oregon.
- Musicians -- Oregon -- Photographs.
- Musicians -- Oregon.
- Quonset huts -- Photographs.
- Duke Ellington Orchestra -- Photographs.
- Ellington, Duke, -- 1899-1974 -- Photographs.
- HIte, Don.
- Hite, Woody.
Form or Genre Terms
- Phonograph records. -- aat
- Photographs. -- aat
- Posters. -- aat
- Printed ephemera. -- aat