A Louis Armstrong post card, Armstrong himself sent to his friend, photographer Jack Bradley, is part of a new exhibition at the Louis Armstrong House Museum, Friday Oct. 17, 2014 in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
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Bradley had unrestricted access to his hero for 12 years, documenting the jazz legend through thousands of photographs and saving Armstrong's sound recordings, fan letters -- and even handkerchiefs.It covers the last 12 years of Armstrong's life and features photographs never before published, scanned from original negatives.Failows helped Armstrong with his fan mail.A 1969 note from Armstrong's wife Lucille informs Bradley of their new telephone number -- the same one still used at the museum today.Among the photographs is a rare image of Armstrong and Miles Davis, who was sometimes portrayed as resentful of Armstrong, smiling together.
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