Flyer advertising a concert featuring Raphy Leavitt y La Selecta

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2 images
Created by
Unidentified
Subject of
Leavitt, Raphy, Puerto Rican, 1948 - 2015
Palmieri, Eddie, American, born 1936
Miranda, Ismael, Puerto Rican, born 1950
Machito and Graciela, Cuban American, 1944 - 1975
Típica 73, American, 1973 - 1982
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type
fliers (printed matter)
Place used
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date
1972
Description
This flyer advertises a concert featuring Raphy Leavitt y La Selecta. The flyer is pink with black white and orange text and features photographs of Eddie Palmieri, La Selecta, Ismael Miranda, Machito & Graciela, and La Tipicia 73. The flyer reads [ACT 1 / The most / beautiful / room in the world / PROUDLY PRESENTS / DIRECT FROM / PUERTO RICO / RAPHY LEAVITT / Y LA SELECTA / ONE NIGHT / ONLY / SUNDAY, OCTOBER 22 VETERANS DAY EVE 5PM-4AM / FEATURING / EDDIE PALMIERI / RAPHY LEAVITT Y LA SELECTA]. Below the photographs, text reads [EXTRA ADDED ATTRACTION / GEORGE VIDAL and his "AFRO-CUBAN REVUE"]. The back of the flyer is blank except for the text written in the bottom right corner that reads [OCT 22, 1972].
Topic
African American
Communities
Jazz (Music)
Nightlife
Singers (Musicians)
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number
2015.97.27.281
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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