Contract for B.B. King and Orchestra

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Created by
Buffalo Booking Agency, American, founded 1950
Subject of
King, B.B., American, 1925 - 2015
Johnson, Evelyn J., American
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/2 x 11 in. (21.6 x 27.9 cm)
Type
contracts
Place depicted
Houston, Texas, United States, North and Central America
Date
August 18, 1955
Description
A typewritten ink on Buffalo Booking Agency letterhead, contract "No. 3016" for a performance of "Four hours with usual intermission." Signature of B.B. King in lower left corner. It is unsigned by the second party.
Topic
African American
Blues (Music)
Business
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Paxton and Rachel Baker
Object number
2012.172.3
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Business and Legal Documents
Exhibition
Musical Crossroads
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 053
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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