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Created by:
East Publications Inc.  Search this
Subject of:
Otis Redding, American, 1941 - 1967  Search this
Steve Cropper, American, born 1941  Search this
Jim Stewart, American, born 1930  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 14 x 8 1/2 in. (35.6 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
contracts
Place depicted:
3226 Commodore, Macon, Bibb County, Georgia, United States, North and Central America
2582 Capewood, Memphis, Shelby County, Tennessee, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1965
Description:
A contract signed by Otis Redding. The contract has black print on legal paper with signatures on the bottom right of the front. The contract establishes the payment distribution regarding the song "Mr. Pitiful" between writers Otis Redding and Steve Cropper and Stax/Volt record executive Jim Stewart.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Law  Search this
Soul (Music)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.50.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5115d053f-8c37-4b6a-b8c2-1f34658b195a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.50.1