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  • Collection: Ann Montgomery's Little Harlem

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Group picture of wait staff. Labeled "'Cookie' and His Little Harlem Club Crew: Of Service and Beauty." Eleven women, one man. Taken by J. N. Erhart, Commercial Photographer. In the 14th Anniversary Program, labeled: Vietta, Bessie White, Gwendolyn…

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17th Anniversary Show advertisement clipping. Toppin' the Town headed and produced by Broomfield and Greeley "The Most Marvelous Dancing Act Ever in Buffalo! A marvelous production with beautiful and gorgeous costumes and a brilliant array of…

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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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Advertisement clipping. "Bewitching" That's what you'll say about our new black and white revue! With that renowned favorite Teddy Hale (known as Ted Lewis, Jr.) and his flashy revue. Clayton and Allen, Skating Team, Prince Mondi, The Clever Mystic,…

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Advertisement clipping. "Ann Montgomery's Little Harlem, The Cotton Club of Buffalo. 494 Michigan Ave. Presents for your pleasure this excellent 'Black and White' Revue, starring Za Za that torrid dancing sensation in her terrific jungle and…

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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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Headshot labeled "Earl Hines and His Orchestra." Corner labeled "Maurice Chicago"

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Professional shot. Signed "To [...], from Jimmie Lunceford 9/14/34. To my old Pal, From [...]" September 14, 1934. Edward Wilcox [piano]

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Professional shot. Signed "To 'Schuffle' [sic] my favorite comedian. May you continue stopping 'shows.' Where ever you 'got' and as long as you 'go.' Luck and success always" June 7, 1939.

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Jimmie Lunceford [James Melvin Lunceford] and his Orchestra. Thirteen piece band. Taken by Standard Photo Service, Phila, PA. [order not yet determined] Front row, left to right: [trumpets] Sy Oliver, Eddie Tompkins, Thomas Stevenson; [piano] Edward…
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