The Recording Academy's former headquarters in Santa Monica, California
Handy in July 1941, photographed by
Carl Van Vechten
Handy's birthplace in Florence, Alabama
Handy at age 19
Handy, ca. 1900, director of the Alabama Agriculture & Mechanical College Band
"The Memphis Blues" sheet music cover, 1913
1914 sheet music cover of "Yellow Dog Rag"
W. C. Handy in November 1949, playing trumpet in his music publishing office overlooking Times Square.
Bronze statue of Handy in Handy Park, Beale Street, Memphis, Tennessee

Awarded by The Recording Academy to "individuals who, during their careers in music, technology, and so on have made significant contributions, other than performance, to the field of recording".

- Grammy Trustees Award

He received a Grammy Trustees Award for lifetime achievement in 1993.

- W. C. Handy
The Recording Academy's former headquarters in Santa Monica, California

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