Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986
Harold Melvin and the Blue Notes, American, founded 1954
Pendergrass, Teddy, American, 1950 - 2010
Date
ca. 1975
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W: 6 1/8 x 9 1/4 in. (15.6 x 23.5 cm)
Description
A black and white photograph of a performance by Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes on stage at Club Harlem in Atlantic City, with a full band behind them and audience members sitting at tables at the front of the stage. Teddy Pendergrass, the lead vocalist, is pictured in the center of the stage facing the audience while behind him the rest of the group face stage left, with left knees slightly bent. There are no inscriptons, front or back.
Place depicted
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Type
gelatin silver prints
Topic
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Nightlife
Photography
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Henrietta W. Shelton, Chicken Bone Beach Historical Foundation, Inc.
Object number
2011.145.7
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5c6491473-3294-4fd7-93a0-0c886aaeee1e

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