Pass for the Special Merit Awards Ceremony at the 2007 Grammy Awards

Issued by
The National Academy of Recording Arts & Sciences, American, founded 1957
Subject of
Tucker, Ira Sr., American, 1925 - 2008
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928
paper, plastic , plastic laminate , metal , nylon
H x W (event badge): 5 3/4 x 3 7/8 in. (14.6 x 9.8 cm)
L x W (lanyard): 12 in. (30.5 cm)
passes (tickets)
Place collected
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
February 10, 2007
A pass for the 2007 National Academy special merits award ceremony. The pass has a light gold background and a grammophone logo. On the back are the names and logos of sponsors for the event. The cloth lanyard is blue and bears the repeating logo of People Magazine. It is attached to the badge by steel clip, and there is a plastic clasp at the other end.
African American
Gospel (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift from Ira Tucker, Jr. of the Dixie Hummingbirds
Object number
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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