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Transit pass for St. Louis Public Service Company depicting Cab Calloway

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
Transit pass for the St. Louis Public Service Company depicting Cab Calloway. The pass features information about the 9th Annual Pine St. Y Circus featuring Cab Calloway. The pass is a cream and orange-colored pass with additional text and a graphic of Cab Calloway off-center left.
Created by
St. Louis Public Service Company, American, 1927 - 1966
Subject of
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994
Pine Street YMCA, American, 1919 - 1955
Date
April 1944
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
ink on wove paper
Dimensions
H x W: 2 1/8 x 3 5/8 in. (5.4 x 9.2 cm)
Type
passes (tickets)
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Object number
2010.34.20
Topic
African American
Jazz (Music)
Transportation
Place depicted
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
No Known Copyright Restrictions