Business contract between Club Harlem and Johnny Lynch

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Created by
American Federation of Musicians, founded 1896
Used by
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986
Received by
Lynch, Johnny
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type
contracts
Place depicted
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
December 7, 1955
Description
A business contract between Club Harlem and Johnny Lynch obligating the musician to perform at the club for thirteen (13) weeks starting December 7, 1955 for four hundred and forty-one dollars and sixty-five cents ($441.65) to be paid at the end of each week. The contract was drawn up on a contract form created by the American Federation of Musicians of the United States and Canada. The seal for this organization is visible in the upper top left-hand corner. The contract is signed and dated by Johnny Lynch.
Topic
African American
Band (Music)
Business
Musicians
Nightlife
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
2011.145.4.1
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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