Objects & Places from High Times, Hard Times

Anita O'Day
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Planet Mars

Tavern in Chicago and site of Anita's first singing engagement at age 16.

Down Beat

Jazz magazine popular in the 1940s and 1950s.

Jazz on a Summer's Day

Movie based upon the Newport Jazz Festival in 1958.

Village Vanguard

Oldest jazz club in New York City.

Half Note

Club in Greenwich Village and site of Anita's return to the American jazz scene.

Martys

Upscale jazz club in New York City.

Biltmore Country Club

Club in Barrington, IL where Carl Hoff is the golf pro.

Newport Jazz Festival

Annual festival at which prominent jazz musicians perform.

Carnegie Hall

Famous concert hall in New York and site of Anita's fiftieth anniversary concert.

Uptown

Section of Chicago known for its taverns in the 1930s and 1940s.

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