Photographic print of Sam Cooke and Betty Jo Spyropulos at Club Harlem

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2 images
Photograph by
Unidentified
Subject of
Cooke, Sam, American, 1931 - 1964
Club Harlem, American, 1935 - 1986
Spryopulos, Betty Jo, American
Medium
ink on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (Image and Sheet): 7 × 5 in. (17.8 × 12.7 cm)
Type
black-and-white photographs
portraits
Place depicted
Atlantic City, Atlantic County, New Jersey, United States, North and Central America
Date
1963-1964
Description
A black and white photograph of Sam Cooke and an unidentified woman seated at the bar at Club Harlem in Atlantic City, New Jersey. His right hand is around her waist and they are both smoking cigarettes.
Topic
African American
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
2011.145.9
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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