Business contract between Club Harlem and Flash Gordon

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Created by
American Guild of Variety Artists, founded 1939
Used by
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986
Received by
Gordon, Flash
Signed by
Alton, Ben
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type
contracts
Date
February 20, 1956
Description
A business contract between Club Harlem and Flash Gordon booking the exotic dancer to perform at the club starting February 20, 1956 for seven (7) days for one hundred dollars ($100.00) to be paid weekly. In the contract, Gordon also agrees to an option of extending the agreement for three (3) consecutive additional periods of two (2) consecutive weeks each, immediately following the conclusion of the original engagement. The contract is on a contract form created by the American Guild of Variety Artists. The contract is signed and dated by Flash Gordon.
Topic
African American
Business
Entertainers
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
2011.145.4.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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