Photos: ‘Sinatra: An American Icon’ at Grammy Museum in L.A.
Mementos from fans are neatly displayed, including those from the fan club by the name of Bobbie Socks, at the Frank Sinatra exhibition at Grammy Museum in downtown L.A.
(Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
In the short film “The House I Live In,” Frank Sinatra lines up against racial oppression and religious intolerance. He won a special Oscar for the movie.
This is a Frank Sinatra art studio, with several of his paintings. In the photo at left, he teaches his granddaughter, AJ, how to paint.(Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
A glimpse at just a few of the many awards earned by Frank Sinatra.(Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
Photos from different times in Frank Sinatra’s life glow from within.
A photograph from 1945 of Frank Sinatra sits next to a photograph of his first wife, Nancy.
Billie Holiday’s fox stole sits pretty along with a black-and-white photo of the female singer.
Here we see the T-shirts worn by Frank Sinatra’s grandchildren.(Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)
This record was presented to daughter Nancy Sinatra to commemorate the sale of more than 1 million copies of the Reprise Record’s pop single record “Something Stupid,” which she sang with her father.
An exhibit of the Rustic Cabin, left, where Frank Sinatra worked as a waiter and would sometimes sing. It is the place where musician Harry James heard young Sinatra sing in July 1939.
In one case is the hat and pipe of Frank Sinatra’s pal Bing Crosby along with a metal acetate record.
A trio of abums from Frank Sinatra’s Capitol Records days line the wall.(Anne Cusack / Los Angeles Times)