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Charles Sengstock

Charles Sengstock is a noted author and music historian. As an author, Charles has several published works. "That Toddlin' Town: Chicago's White Dance Bands and Orchestras, 1900-1950," published by the University of Illinois Press in November of 2004, describes the dance bands and ballrooms from the early to mid 1900's. His other book, "Jazz music in Chicago's early south-side theaters" was published by Canterbury Press of Northbrook in 2000.

 

This collection is the digitization of the files used to research the author's books. Includes newspaper clippings, interviews, photos, publicity kits, research notes, and miscellany for jazz musicians, clubs, and theatres 1900-1970.

Questions about this collection? Contact: 1-312-341-3648 or rschwegel@roosevelt.edu

 
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