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Club Harlem Revue of 1975

Created by:
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Subject of:
Al Green, American, born 1946  Search this
The Pointer Sisters, American, founded 1969  Search this
Damita Jo DeBlanc, American, 1930 - 1998  Search this
Ben Alton  Search this
Clifton Williams  Search this
Cecil Randall  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 4 in. (22.9 x 10.2 cm)
Type:
programs
Place depicted:
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1974
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Music  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.5
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Business contract and letter between Club Harlem and the Dell-tones

Created by:
American Guild of Variety Artists, founded 1939  Search this
Used by:
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Received by:
Delltones  Search this
Subject of:
Ben Alton  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
contracts
Place depicted:
32 N. Kentucky Avenue, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 31, 1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Rock and roll (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.4.2ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.4.2ab
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Business contract between Club Harlem and Flash Gordon

Created by:
American Guild of Variety Artists, founded 1939  Search this
Used by:
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Received by:
Flash Gordon  Search this
Signed by:
Ben Alton  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
contracts
Date:
February 20, 1956
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Entertainers  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.4.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.4.3
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Photographic print of "Krazy" Kris Kolumbo

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Krazy Kris Kolumbo, 1902 - 2002  Search this
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 x 8 in. (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
portraits
Date:
mid 20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.10
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.10
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Business contract between Club Harlem and Johnny Lynch

Created by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Used by:
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Received by:
Johnny Lynch  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
contracts
Place depicted:
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date:
December 7, 1955
Topic:
African American  Search this
Band (Music)  Search this
Business  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.4.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.4.1
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Souvenir frame from Club Harlem

Created by:
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Medium:
ink on cardboard
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 7/8 x 8 3/4 in. (17.5 x 22.2 cm)
Type:
frames (furnishings)
Place depicted:
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
mid 20th-late 20th Century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.6
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.6
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Photographic print of four men and one woman

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Unidentified Man or Men  Search this
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 1/2 x 7 3/8 in. (24.1 x 18.7 cm)
Type:
black-and-white photographs
portraits
Place depicted:
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1977
Topic:
African American  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.8
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.8
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Photographic print of a performance by Melvin Harris and the Blue Notes

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, American, founded 1954  Search this
Teddy Pendergrass, American, 1950 - 2010  Search this
Medium:
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. (15.6 x 23.5 cm)
Type:
gelatin silver prints
Place depicted:
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
ca. 1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.7
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.7
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Photographic print of Sam Cooke and Betty Jo Spyropulos at Club Harlem

Photograph by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Sam Cooke, American, 1931 - 1964  Search this
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Betty Jo Spryopulos, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions:
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 × 5 in. (17.8 × 12.7 cm)
Type:
black-and-white photographs
portraits
Place depicted:
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1963-1964
Topic:
African American  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Photography  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number:
2011.145.9
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.9
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Wood chair used at Club Harlem, Atlantic City

Subject of:
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Medium:
wood and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34 x 14 1/2 x 16 1/4 in. (86.4 x 36.8 x 41.3 cm)
Type:
side chairs
Place used:
32 North Kentucky, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1955-1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of CBBHFI-Henrietta Shelton
Object number:
2013.2.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.2.1
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Table used at Club Harlem, Atlantic City

Subject of:
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986  Search this
Medium:
particle board and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29 3/4 x 24 x 18 in. (75.6 x 61 x 45.7 cm)
Type:
cocktail tables
Place used:
32 North Kentucky, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1955-1975
Topic:
African American  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of CBBHFI-Henrietta Shelton
Object number:
2013.2.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Exhibition:
Musical Crossroads
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.2.2
Additional Online Media:

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