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Today's Artists Concerts, American, founded 1958  Search this
Subject of:
Roland Hayes, American, 1887 - 1977  Search this
ink on paper (fiber product) and
L x W: 10 3/8 x 6 15/16 in. (26.4 x 17.6 cm)
fliers (printed matter)
promotional materials
Place depicted:
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
November 10, 1961
A flier advertising a performance of Roland Hayes at the Oakland Auditorium Theatre, Friday November 10, 1961. The flier features a large black-and-white photograph of Hayes, pictured from the shoulders up, his hands held in front of him in a prayer gesture. At the top left corner of the image is red text reading [The / High Priest / Of Song] Beneath the image is a block of black text on a pink background. Large text at the top reads [ROLAND HAYES TENOR] followed by the details of the performance and ticket sales below in smaller black text. The back has another black-and-white portrait of Hayes in the upper right corner along with a timeline with quotes from published reviews of previous performances. Text along the bottom reads [Auspices TODAY'S ARTISTS CONCERTS / Management: Arts Program, Assn. of American Colleges]. The flier is rectangular, but three of the four corners have been cut.
African American  Search this
Classical (Music)  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Jackie Bryant Smith
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National Museum of African American History and Culture