Music folder owned by Della Reese

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Manufactured by
Alpheus-Cameo Music, founded 1972
Owned by
Della Reese, American, 1937 - 2017
Medium
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions
H x W: 14 1/16 × 10 15/16 in. (35.7 × 27.8 cm)
Type
folders (containers)
Date
1972-2013
Description
Two-pocket folder made of black paper textured to resemble leather with [DELLA REESE] centered on the front in gold lettering. Gold text at the upper right reads [VIOLIN II]. Underneath is a green & white sticker with [24 / VIII] handwritten in black ink. There is a gold logo and text on the right pocket, situated at the bottom right. The logo features a helmet-wearing man's head in the letter [A]. The text reads [ALPHEUS MUSIC CORP. / CAMEO MUSIC / HOLLYWOOD, CA]
All corners of the folder are curled or creased to various degrees.
Topic
African American
Gospel (Music)
Jazz (Music)
Popular music
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Rev. Della Reese-Lett and Mr. Franklin Lett
Object number
2015.150.7
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
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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