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Billy [sic] Holiday at Club 'Bali' w/[ith] owner Benny Caldwell [cellulose acetate photonegative]

view Billy [sic] Holiday at Club 'Bali' w/[ith] owner Benny Caldwell [cellulose acetate photonegative] digital asset number 1
Photographers:
Scurlock Studio (Washington, D.C.)
Film manufacturer:
Ansco
Subject:
Holiday, Billie 1915-1959
Caldwell, Benny
Chapman, Ada Deans
Smith, Melvin
Club Bali
Physical description:
Silver gelatin on cellulose acetate film sheet, 4" x 5"
1 item
Culture:
African Americans Washington (D.C.)
Type:
Photographs
Place:
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1948
1949
Ca. 1940-1950
1940-1950
Notes:
Club Bali was located at 1901 14th Street, N.W. Billie Holiday played the venue in 1948 or 1949. This image may date from that session.
Summary:
Billie Holiday seated at a table in Club Bali with Benny Caldwell, Ada Deans Chapman and Melvin Smith. There are drinks on the table. "4-1E" is visible in the top left hand corner. No ink on negative. Further ink on envelope: "Guest: Ada Deans Chapman & Melvin Smith" ANSO SAFETY FILM" edge imprint. No Scurlock number.
Cite as:
Scurlock Studio Records, ca. 1905-1994, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
African American singers
African Americans
Local number:
Box 618.04.89
AC0618.004.0000734.tif (AC scan number)
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Black-and-white film negatives (Series 4), Scurlock Studio Records 1905-1994
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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