Inductee badge from The Vocal Group Hall of Fame & Museum used by Ira Tucker Sr.

Issued by
Vocal Group Hall of Fame Foundation, American, founded 1997
Subject of
Tucker, Ira Sr., American, 1925 - 2008
Dixie Hummingbirds, American, founded 1928
Medium
aluminum, metal, plastic, leather, neoprene, paint
Dimensions
H x W (Medal): 3 x 2 1/8 in. (7.6 x 5.4 cm)
L x W (lanyard): 22 x 3/4 in. (55.9 x 1.9 cm)
Type
passes (tickets)
Date
2000
Description
An aluminum inductee pass attached to a small leather leather strap with a metal buckle. The buckle is attached via spring clip to a neoprene lanyard. The pass bears the logo of "THE VOCAL GROUP HALL OF FAME & MUSUEM", embossed and colored black. The word "INDUCTEE" appears below. On the reverse, "NAME", "ADDRESS", and "PHONE #" fields are screen-printed in white. The fields have been filled out in handwritten ink to read "IRA TUCKER / 1726 NORTH / SYDENHAM ST / 215 763 9389". The lanyard is black with the "Gibson" logo and the word "PURE" recurring. It has a plastic loop at the end which is connected to the clip by a soft plastic strap with a metal snap connector.
Topic
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
2013.13.26
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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