Program for memorial services honoring Ira Tucker, Sr.

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Published by
Laura's Printing, Inc., American
Subject of
Tucker, Ira Sr., American, 1925 - 2008
Yarborough and Rocke Funeral Home, Inc., American
Medium
ink on paper, metal
Dimensions
H x W: 8 1/2 x 6 7/8 in. (21.6 x 17.5 cm)
Type
programs
Place collected
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States, North and Central America
Date
July 2, 2008
Description
The program for the memeorial service of Ira Tucker Sr. has 12 pages. The cover of the pamphlet is a single gate fold, which opens to reveal an interior pamphlet in a single (half) fold, attached to the left crease with metal staples. The cover has a color printed image of a gate in front of steps and an altar. The back cover lists the names of the pallbearers, an image of doves, and an acknowledgement message from the family. The interior of the left cover flap has blue text reading “A / Celebration / of / Life / For / Ira B. Tucker Sr.”, with a photo of Ira Tucker Sr. below. The interior of the right cover flap shows a photograph of Ira and Louise Tucker and has blue text reading “Ira, / I’ll Miss You / Love You Always, / Your Wife”. The pamphlet attached to the interior of the cover contains pictures of Ira Tucker Sr., an order of service, and a biography of his life.
Topic
African American
Gospel (Music)
Men
Religious groups
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
2013.13.2
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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