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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5cd99602c-be7d-434c-9eb5-48bcc8c8113e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.145.4.1
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Letter to Paul Kalmanovitz from the Musicians' Protective Association

Written by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Received by:
Paul Kalmanovitz  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
letters (correspondence)
Place depicted:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
January 25, 1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Business  Search this
Gender  Search this
Labor  Search this
Law  Search this
LGBTQ  Search this
Nightlife  Search this
Resistance  Search this
Sexuality  Search this
U.S. History, 1945-1953  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.25.2
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
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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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b1d660ce-d42f-484d-8a3a-19e1ef015976
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.25.2
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Musicians' Protective Association Local 767 claim form

Created by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Subject of:
Gladys Bentley, American, 1907 - 1960  Search this
Paul Kalmanovitz  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
forms (documents)
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1947
Topic:
African American  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Business  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.25.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd511073d33-aae4-40f9-bf4e-e1bb8b7b3714
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.25.3
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Union card for Cab Calloway

Issued by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Used by:
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 2 1/4 × 3 7/8 in. (5.7 × 9.8 cm)
Place depicted:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1948
Topic:
African American  Search this
Band (Music)  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Labor  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Cabella Calloway Langsam
Object number:
2015.273.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
The Cabell “Cab” Calloway III Collection
Classification:
Archival Collections
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/fd5962de109-0c71-47fd-baf8-37a35adfc63c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.273.1
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Performance contract between Fletcher Henderson and The Hollywood Cotton Club

Printed by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Subject of:
Fletcher Henderson, American, 1897 - 1952  Search this
The Jubilairs, American, active 1940s  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
11 15/16 x 8 1/2 in. (30.3 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
contracts
Place used:
Hollywood, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 29, 1949
Topic:
African American  Search this
Band (Music)  Search this
Business  Search this
Composers (Musicians)  Search this
Conductors (Musicians)  Search this
Instrumentalists (Musicians)  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Labor  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.36.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
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
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59cb73c7d-87e8-405b-aae0-6f62a61acf43
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.36.1
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Letter to the Musicians' Protective Association from Duke Ellington

Written by:
Duke Ellington, American, 1899 - 1974  Search this
Received by:
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type:
business letters
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
May 10, 1942
Topic:
African American  Search this
Business  Search this
Correspondence  Search this
Jazz (Music)  Search this
Justice  Search this
Labor  Search this
Law  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2011.57.32ab
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Documents and Published Materials
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/fd5bed6958f-8d4a-4e70-9c03-7e65a3463bed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.57.32ab
Online Media:

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