Management contract for Sam Cooke

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Created by
William Morris Agency, American, 1898 - 2009
Subject of
Cooke, Sam, American, 1931 - 1964
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 8 1/2 in. (27.9 x 21.6 cm)
Type
contract documents
Place depicted
Manhattan, New York City, New York, New York, United States, North and Central America
Beverly Hills, Los Angeles County, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
May 26, 1959
Description
A one-year management contract between Sam Cooke and the William Morris Agency. It is comprised of two sheets of white paper with black printed text and additional typed and stamped information. Stapled to the front of the document is a small sheet of white paper with typed text regarding paragraph 3(b) of the contract. Sam Cooke's initials are signed at the bottom of this page.
Topic
African American
Business
Entertainers
Singers (Musicians)
Soul (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2011.68.6
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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