Woody Hite collection,, circa 1919-1988  PDF  XML

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Hite, Woody.
Title
Woody Hite collection,
Dates
circa 1919-1988 (inclusive)
Quantity
1  :  cubic foot (1 document case and 2 oversize folders)
Collection Number
Coll 280
Summary
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.
Repository
Oregon Historical Society Research Library
1200 SW Park Avenue
Portland, OR
97205
Telephone: 503-306-5240
Fax: 503-219-2040
libreference@ohs.org
Languages
English
Sponsor
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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Acquisition Information

Acquired November 2011, Library Accession 27481.


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Subject Terms

  • Big bands -- Oregon -- Photographs.
  • Big bands -- Oregon.
  • Music -- Oregon.
  • Musicians -- Oregon -- Photographs.
  • Musicians -- Oregon.
  • Quonset huts -- Photographs.

Corporate Names

  • Duke Ellington Orchestra -- Photographs.

Family Names

  • Ellington, Duke, -- 1899-1974 -- Photographs.
  • HIte, Don.
  • Hite, Woody.

Form or Genre Terms

  • Phonograph records. -- aat
  • Photographs. -- aat
  • Posters. -- aat
  • Printed ephemera. -- aat