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Edwards, Esther Gordy


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Diana Ross and the Supremes at Hitsville, U.S.A., undated

 Item — Box 42, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents

From left to right: Mary Wilson, Diana Ross, Florence Ballard, Cindy Birdsong (partially obscured), and Esther Gordy Edwards (partially obscured).

Dates: undated

Esther Gordy Edwards Donating Motown Collection with President Harold E. Sponberg and Larry Head of the Alumni Department, circa 1972

 Item — Box 42, Folder: 12
Scope and Contents From the Record Group: Print Materials are arranged into five series: Sheet Music and Complete Scores, and Songbooks which are arranged alphabetically by title; Clippings, Promotional Materials, and Photographs; Publications; and Catalogs, Production Materials, and Inventories which are all arranged chronologically. The photographs sub-series primarily contains photographs of album covers. Items in the promotional materials sub-series include playing cards, membership cards, and postcards for various musical...
Dates: circa 1972

Gordy Motown audio collection

Identifier: 018.GM
Abstract Berry Gordy founded the Motown Record Corporation in 1959. Motown flourished in the 1960s and 1970s due to Gordy’s ability to bring talented individuals aboard, such as Smokey Robinson who produced his first record in 1962. The Gordy Motown Collection was established by Esther Gordy Edwards in November 1972 and includes Sound Recordings and Print Materials that document Motown Records and the other labels established by Berry Gordy from the 1950s, 60s through...
Dates: 1946 - 2009; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1988

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