Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Jordan, Louis, American, 1908 - 1975
Dew Drop Inn, American, 1938 - 1972
Date
1949
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 8 in. (27.9 x 20.3 cm)
Description
A souvenir program for a performance by Louis Jordan at the Booker T. Washington Auditorium in New Orleans, Louisiana, hosted by Frank Painia of the Dew Drop Inn. The program graphics consists of black print on white paper with magenta highlights. A black-and-white image of a smiling Louis Jordan appears at the center right hand side along with a full length black-and-white image of Jordan below, holding an alto saxaphone in his right hand.
Place used
New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Type
programs
Topic
Jazz (Music)
Musicians
Nightlife
Rhythm and blues (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number
2011.145.2
Restrictions & Rights
Public Domain
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58c3d2175-9625-4b84-8741-4e7e6bbc78cf
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