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Description of the Collection 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...
Description of the Collection This collection consists of 8x10" black and white photographs taken by Don Sparks of a Duke Ellington concert at Illinois Institute of Technology, most likely the one held in Hermann Hall in 1962.
Description of the Collection DVD, titled: "Innovation in Dance & Design: Hubbard Street in S. R. Crown Hall, January 25-27, 2008." Produced by the Mies van der Rohe Society and the College of Architecture, Illinois Institute of Technology.
Overview 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.
Description of the Collection The collection contains issues of Mies News, a quarterly newsletter for Mies Society members. The collection holds the following issues: Fall 2007, Spring 2008, Summer 2008, Summer 2009, Winter 2011, newsletter 2004. The topics covered by the 2007-2011 issues are listed below. Fall 2007. "Revisiting Caldwell"; "Spertus Museum Tour/Reception"; Hubbard Street Dance Company; opening of "West is East is West/Mies...