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Established in 1995, The Milton and Nelma Fillius Jazz Archive at Hamilton College holds a collection of videotaped interviews, numbering over 350 entries, with jazz musicians, arrangers, writers and critics. The collection generally focuses on artists associated with mainstream jazz and the swing era. Members of bands led by Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Woody Herman, Benny Goodman, Stan Kenton and the Dorsey brothers are well represented as well as soloists and leaders of small ensembles dating from the 1930s. This oral history project was conceived by Milton F. Fillius Jr. ’44 with the support of jazz singer Joe Williams. Interviews were transcribed by Romy Britell and videotaped by Tim Hicks.