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Distributed by:
Today's Artists Concerts, American, founded 1958  Search this
Subject of:
Roland Hayes, American, 1887 - 1977  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product) and
Dimensions:
L x W: 10 3/8 x 6 15/16 in. (26.4 x 17.6 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
promotional materials
Place depicted:
Oakland, Alameda County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
November 10, 1961
Description:
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.
Topic:
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
Object number:
2010.66.111
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd52d521323-c03a-4e4e-aeb6-aadea5f72a7f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.66.111