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Three-minute silent film in color of Duke Ellington's 1962 appearance in the Hermann Union Building (Hermann Hall) at Illinois Institute of Technology. The band is shown on stage and Ellington sits at the piano. The film is taken from a distance and the video quality is poor. Film opens with a shot of the calligraphy scroll with history of The BOG on it and then people filing into the auditorium in the HUB for the Ellington concert. Original format is 16 mm film; surrogates available in...
Invitation to the 1957 Integral Ball, an annual formal student dance held at Illinois Institute of Technology in the 1950s. The 1957 ball took place in S. R. Crown Hall, and Duke Ellington and his orchestra provided the music for the dance that year.
- Name: Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974
- Name: Illinois Institute of Technology
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