Transit pass for St. Louis Public Service Company depicting Duke Ellington

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Created by
St. Louis Public Service Company, American, 1927 - 1966
Subject of
Ellington, Duke, American, 1899 - 1974
Pine Street YMCA, American, 1919 - 1955
Medium
ink on wove paper
Dimensions
H x W: 2 1/8 x 3 5/8 in. (5.4 x 9.2 cm)
Type
passes (tickets)
Place depicted
Municipal Auditorium, Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date
April 1941
Description
Transit pass for the St. Louis Public Service Company depicting Duke Ellington. The pass features information about the Y Camp Benefit Circus featuring Duke Ellington and his Famous Orchestra. The pass is half-cream colored, half-green web patterned pass with additional text and a graphic of Duke Ellington on left.
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Recreation
Transportation
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2010.34.19
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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