White patrons party at Jimbo' s Bop City

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2 images
Photograph by
Jackson, Steve Jr., 1923 - 1999
Subject of
Unidentified Man or Men
Unidentified Woman or Women
Jimbo's Bop City, American, 1950 - 1965
Medium
silver and photographic gelatin on photographic paper
Dimensions
H x W (image): 7 1/2 × 9 7/16 in. (19 × 24 cm)
H x W (sheet): 7 15/16 × 9 15/16 in. (20.2 × 25.3 cm)
Type
photographs
Place depicted
Fillmore, San Francisco, California, United States, North and Central America
Date
ca. 1955
Description
This black and white photograph depicts a group of people consisting of three men and two women seated around a table. Two of the seated men wear dark suits. One seated man wears a light colored suit with a bow tie. Standing behind the group is another man in a light colored suit gesturing with his right arm. There is a sign on the table that reads "JIMBO/ [illegible] City." On the back of the photograph is a green sticker with handwritten text that reads "#21."
Topic
African American
Bebop (Music)
Jazz (Music)
Nightlife
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Mary E. Jackson, Posthumously and Linda A. Jackson
Object number
2016.117.21
Restrictions & Rights
© Linda A. Jackson
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Media Arts-Photography
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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