Jazz Award Announced

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Summary

A nationwide program on jazz is started with a $7 million award from the Lila Wallace-Reader's Digest Fund. The award will be used to create a 10-year jazz celebration, " America's Jazz Heritage," and will include exhibitions, performances, educational programs, recordings, special events, publications, and radio programs.

Category

Chronology of Smithsonian History

Notes

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7098, "Robert McC. Adams Chronology."

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520, SIHistory@si.edu

Date

May 21, 1992

Topic

  • Public Performances
  • Jazz
  • Education
  • Exhibitions
  • Gifts
  • Entertainers
  • Performing arts

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