Typed business letter on Musician's Protective Association letterhead, dated January 1, 1949, addressed to Paul Kalmanovitz from the Musicians' Protective Association, pertaining to a claim filed against Bentley by a club owner.
This black and white photograph depicts Billie Holiday and another woman seated at a table. Billie Holliday, wearing a white hat and white buttoned up coat, sits slightly sideways, partially turned towards the viewer. To her right sits a woman in a white button down blouse. She faces the viewer, her right arm propped on the table in front of them, her left arm resting on Billie Holiday's shoulder. There are glasses and plates on the corner of the table in front of them. In the background is a man seated at a piano.
This black and white photograph depicts Dinah Washington sitting behind a table. Wearing a light colored fur coat over a black dress, she sits on a chair with her left arm propped on the chair back. She carries a black patent leather bag on her lap. There are several men in suits sitting against the wall behind her.
This black and white photograph depicts Duke Ellington sitting behind a table set with flowers and tall candles. Wearing a dark suit and tie over a gray shirt, he is surrounded by a crowd of people; seated to his left is a woman in a dotted dress, smoking a cigarette. Another woman, only partially visible, is seated on his right. In the foreground is a woman in profile, wearing her hair in a ponytail. On the wall over Duke Ellington's head is a sign that reads "Welcome the DUKE/ of ELLINGTON/ on His 25th Year/ in/ music." On the back of the photograph is a green sticker with handwritten text "#8."
2013.46.29.122a: A black and white photograph of four unidentified enlisted Army soldiers. The men are sitting inside the Club de Memo. They are dressed in uniform and are facing the camera with the bar at their backs. Three of the men are holding drinks in their hands. Chevron badges on their sleeves identify their ranks as follows from left to right: Tech 5th Class Grade 5; not visible; Tech 5th Class Grade 5; Sergeant Grade 4. The back of the photograph has a handwritten inscription .
2013.46.29.122b: A white and blue paper frame. The front frame is white paper. The back is blue paper with dark blue type that gives information about the photograph [Club De Memo And this No. 2 and Date APR 22 1944] and the photographer. Above the type there is a [For Victory] War Bonds stamp.
This black and white photograph depicts three men and a woman seated around a table. The three men wear military uniforms. Two of the men have their arms around the woman who wears a light colored blouse. On the table in front of them is a sign with black lettering that reads "JIMBO/ BOP CITY." On the back of the photograph is a green sticker with handwritten text that reads "#22."
This black and white photograph depicts Johnny Mathis standing at a microphone. Wearing a black suit over a white shirt and tie, he stands in front of a microphone with his head turned to his right. Behind him are two chairs and a drum set. Text is painted on the chairs; the left hand chair reads "Red [?]ouey." The chair on the right reads "Jose."
This black and white photograph depicts Billie Holiday seated behind a table with a large group of people. Above her head on the wall is a large white sign with text that reads Lady Day." Wearing a light colored formal dress with spaghetti straps, a large bow in her hair, and a choker necklace, Billie Holiday leans forward and slightly to her right. Her gaze is directed towards her right. Seated to her left is a man in a gray suit and bowtie, leaning to his left towards a man standing at the end of the table, also in a gray suit. On Billie Holiday's right is a woman in a black dress. A man and woman sit beyond her. Three people, two women and a man, sit across the table from Billie Holiday, with their backs to the viewer. A man in a light colored suit and dark tie is visible in the bottom left foreground.