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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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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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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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Unidentified Man in Hadji Shriner cap

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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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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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Lena Bell Thomas (Check Room) and Bertha Glover (Cigarette Girl). Two women, one holding Philip Morris tray, the other a doll. Image has been drawn on. Published separately in the 14th Anniversary Program.

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Seventh Anniversary advertisement clipping. Features a photo of Ann Montgomery. "When in Buffalo it's Ann Montgomery's, presenting "Trucking on Down" staged by Jimmy Givens, featuring Givens and Grant

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