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Letter from John L. Lewis regarding Maxine Sullivan

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Written by
Lewis, John L.
Received by
Unidentified
Subject of
Sullivan, Maxine, American, 1911 - 1987
Ted Easton's Jazz Band
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (letter): 9 1/16 × 6 in. (23 × 15.2 cm)
H x W (envelope): 4 1/8 × 9 1/2 in. (10.5 × 24.1 cm)
Type
letters (correspondence)
Place made
Reno, Washoe County, Nevada, United States, North and Central America
Date
May 19, 1983
Description
A letter from John L. Lewis to an unidentified "Sir" on lined sheets. The two-page letter (2013.46.29.98a) was written in regard to the album titled "Maxine Sullivan with Ted Easton's Jazz Band." In the letter Lewis praises both Sullivan and Easton's band. The envelope (2013.46.29.98b) has a return address that looks like letterhead [JAZZology Records/3008 WADSWORTH MILLS PLACE/DECATUR, GEORGIA 30032/U.S.A]. At the center is the recipient written in ink [Mrs. Maxine Sullivan/818 Ritter Place/Bronx, N.Y. 10459]. In the upper right corner is a cancelled twenty (20) cent stamp. The cancellation stamp is from Atlanta, Georgia [ATLANTA, GA 303/PM/24 MAY/1983].
Topic
African American
Business
Jazz (Music)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2013.46.29.98ab
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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Collection title
Maxine Sullivan Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
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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