Classic Photos of Jazz Musicians From The Library of Congress

[Portrait of Dizzy Gillespie, 52nd Street, New York, N.Y., between 1946 and 1948] (LOC)

[Portrait of Ella Fitzgerald, New York, N.Y., ca. Nov. 1946] (LOC)

[Portrait of Wilbur De Paris, Sammy Price, Sidney De Paris, Eddie (Emmanuel) Barefield, and Charlie Traeger, Jimmy Ryan's (Club), New York, N.Y., ca. July 1947] (LOC)

Over at Flickr, the US Library of Congress just posted some amazing, copyright-free photos of jazz musicians taken by William P. Gottlieb that document the “Golden Age of Jazz” in New York City and Washington, D.C. from 1938 to 1948.