Business contract and letter between Club Harlem and the Dell-tones

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Created by
American Guild of Variety Artists, founded 1939
Used by
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986
Received by
Delltones
Subject of
Alton, Ben
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type
contracts
Place depicted
32 N. Kentucky Avenue, Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date
March 31, 1956
Description
A letter (a) and business contract (b) between Club Harlem and the musical group the Delltones obligating the musicians to perform at the club for two (2) consecutive days starting March 31, 1956 for one hundred and twenty-five dollars ($125.00) paid immediately after the first performance. The contract was drawn up on a contract form created by the American Guild of Variety Artists. The contract is signed and dated by the Delltones: Ben, Stan and Pat. A letter is attached to the contract from Gale Agency Inc., addressed to Pop Williams, stating that the contract between Club Harlem and the Delltones is enclosed and is a copy for his files. The letter is signed by Bill Peterson.
Topic
African American
Business
Musicians
Nightlife
Rock and roll (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
2011.145.4.2ab
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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