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Photographs, drawings, posters [series]:
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Richard Avedon photograph of Duke Ellington in front of the Apollo theater, signed to Balliett with appreciation.
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Henry Groskinsky photo of the members and recipients of awards ceremonial of the American Academy of Arts and Letters.
Includes a sheet identifying all people in photo.

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Art Kane photograph Harlem 1958 also known as A Great Day in Harlem, and recreation photograph.
The photo depicts 57 jazz musicians. In the more modern, recreated, photo at the same location, ten of the original musicians are pictured. The photo was taken sometime before October 2003.

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Undated photo of Ben Webster in silhouette.
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Poster for a performance, "Red Allen, Pee Wee Russell Quintet - Introduced by Whitney Balliett" Poster
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Photograph of Balliett with Duke Ellington backstage at the Monterey Jazz Festival.
Also in the photo is Nancy and Fred Seligo's date. Fred took the photo at three a.m.

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Photographs
Includes photo of Balliett at home taken by A. Hall, a New Yorker publication with an interview and photos titled "Whitney Balliett and All That Jazz", photograph of drummer Big Sid Catlett by Skippy Adelman circa 1945.

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Pencil drawing on paper of Whitney Balliett playing the drums by Paul Resika
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Watercolor and ink drawing for Atlantic Monthly by Barry Blitt.
The illustration was for a piece Balliett wrote about playing the drums with a New Orleans group on a jazz cruise in November 1994, which no critics were invited on. It was a ten day voyage on the QE2 from New York City to Antigua.