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"Big Jim, Little Jim, Little Jazz"

Description: Photograph of Roy Eldridge with a young boy at a drum kit, and a man on the left who may be the boy's father. On the back of the photo is the note: "Big Jim, Little Jim, Little Jazz. Revere, Mass. The Happy Falzone Home, January 1948."
Date: 1948 January
Partner: Sherman Jazz Museum

Benny Goodman Quartet in Malmö, Sweden

Description: Photograph the Benny Goodman Quartet in Malmö, Sweden, performing for a large crowd, with Dick Hyman on piano, Charles Short on bass, and Ed Shaughnessy on drums. The U.S. flag behind them has 48 stars, confirming a date before 1959, and 2 Scandinavian flags (Swedish, though the color is ambiguous in black and white) hang on either side of it, for further evidence of time and place. A sign above the stage refers to Skomakaregatan, in Malmö, and another refers to Hemmets Veckotidning, a magazine published in Malmö.
Date: April 20, 1950
Partner: Sherman Jazz Museum

Trumpet player, "Jacob"

Description: Photograph of a trumpet player in a pinstripe suite. A note on the back of the photo is signed "Jacob," and indicates he met Eldridge in Oslo, Norway. An unidentified man is in the background on the left.
Date: April 26, 1950
Partner: Sherman Jazz Museum