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Souvenir Program for the 14th Anniversary of the Little Harlem Club. Features a map of the club's location, labeled "the Gayest Spot in Buffalo." Also features: portraits of Ann Montgomery and Harold Tyler, club staff members, and performing artists,…

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Souvenir Program for the 4th Anniversary of Montgomery Hotel and Grill, which, like the Little Harlem Club, was part of the Mongtomery chain of hotels and restaurants. Program features: portraits of manager Leroy Smith and his wife, additional hotel…

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Professional performance shot. Seven female dancers (one nude, coming out of a box), one male dancer holding a bulldog. Seven piece band. Front Row: Abdeen Ali, Ravida [possibly]. Middle Row: Six Little Harlem Club dancers; Gladdess (first dancer…

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Professional shot. Signed "Here's to you and from you and back to you again when you look at this mug remember I'm your friend." March 6, 1939. Taken by P. Slaughter

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Unlabeled professional shot of female dancer. Taken by J. N. Erhart.

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Group performance picture. Marriage scene? Thirteen dancers (four men, nine women).

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Group performance picture. Eight female dancers. Twelve piece band. Two couples in center, and one couple shaking hands (Ann Montgomery?) Lil Armstrong in the top hat, holding a conductor's baton. Stuff Smith's former band. Date must be 1935, just…

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Group performance picture. Six female performers, one male. Taken by J. N. Erhart, Commercial Photographer. Backdrop is painted like downtown Buffalo with Mayfair Hotel and advertisements for Eddie's Auto Service, Century Cab, Burns Bros. Suits 449…

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Group performance picture. Six female dancers, two male. Two couples. Seven piece band. Taken by J. N. Erhart, Commercial Photographer. Gladdess (first dancer from the left). Jean Eldridge, woman in black dress. Eugene Adams, pianist; Wendel Arter,…
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