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Calypso Songs

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A song and story book about Harry Belafonte, titled: [CALYPSO SONGS]. The cover features red and green letters at the top, a black and white photograph of Harry Belafonte at center left, and drawings of drums, maracas, and banjo at center right. Black type in a circle at the bottom lists the songs included in the song book. The back cover features a larger black and white photograph of Belafonte.
Published by
Charlton Publications, American, founded 1940
Subject of
Harry Belafonte Jr., American, born 1927
Date
1957
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
ink on printing paper
Dimensions
H x W: 11 x 8 5/16 in. (27.9 x 21.1 cm)
Type
magazines (periodicals)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Documents and Published Materials
Object number
2010.34.13
Title
Song and story magazine about Harry Belafonte
Topic
African American
Actors
African diaspora
Calypso (Music)
Instrumentalists (Musicians)
Place printed
Derby, New Haven County, Connecticut, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown-Restrictions Possible