Photograph folder from the Ubangi Club

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Manufactured by
Unidentified
Subject of
Ubangi Club, American, 1934 - 1944
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W x D (Closed): 6 9/16 × 8 1/2 × 1/16 in. (16.7 × 21.6 × 0.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 6 9/16 × 17 × 1/16 in. (16.7 × 43.2 × 0.1 cm)
Type
folders (containers)
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1942
Description
A photograph folder from the Ubangi Club. The folder holds a sepia toned photograph (2013.46.25.66.1). The front of the folder features red and blue text and design. There are red and blue stripes running across the top and the bottom of the front cover of the folder. Small red American flags arranged in a "V" shape separates the cover into three sections. Inside the “V” shape is text in varying fonts that reads, [Souvenir From / UBANGI / CLUB / 1678 BROADWAY / NEW YORK / CIrcle 6-4959]. The blue text in the left section reads, [A COMPLETELY / NEW EXTRAVAGANZA / A GALAXY of STAR ACTS]. The blue text in the right section reads [DINNER / SHOW at 8 / SUPPER / SHOW at 12 / FUN / SHOW at 2]. Five (5) blue stars are scattered throughout. The photograph is housed on the right, interior page of the folder, in a paper frame. The left interior page is blank. The back of the folder is blank.
Topic
African American
Dance
Jazz (Music)
Nightlife
Photography
Theatre
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.25.66.2
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title
The Laura Cathrell Show-Down Magazine Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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