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Created by:
Buffalo Booking Agency, American, founded 1950  Search this
Subject of:
B.B. King, American, 1925 - 2015  Search this
Evelyn J. Johnson, American  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type:
contracts
Place depicted:
Houston, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date:
August 18, 1955
Description:
A typewritten ink on Buffalo Booking Agency letterhead, contract "No. 3016" for a performance of "Four hours with usual intermission." Signature of B.B. King in lower left corner. It is unsigned by the second party.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Business  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number:
2012.172.3
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
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/fd52e7c993e-5318-4250-9ecc-8c59635a484b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2012.172.3