Historiography: Why aren’t women musicians better represented in the history books?
Reading: Excerpt from Sherrie Tucker, “It Don’t Mean a Thing if it Ain’t in the History Books,” from Swing Shift: All-Girl Bands of the 1940s (pp. 1-7 & 27-29)
Listening: International Sweethearts of Rhythm, “Swing Shift”
Ada Leonard’s All-American Girls, ca. 1943