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Advertisement card for the Blair Gospel Singers

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Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture
Description
A broadside for the Blair Gospel Singers of Indiana. The advertisement has the words "HERE THEY COME" in large fat black text along the top of the page above a photograph of five (5) men in suits. One man is seated at the center while the others stand behind him and lean slightly into him. Below the photograph are the group name and a list of songs they perform. At the bottom is an area for filling out specific event information such as place, time, and admission price with dotted lines for completing the information. The name of the group's manager and contact information is printed along the bottom. The reverse is blank.
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Printed by
Unidentified
Subject of
Blair Gospel Singers, American
Date
mid 20th century
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
H x W: 9 × 5 7/8 in. (22.9 × 14.9 cm)
Type
broadsides
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Object number
2014.63.102.24
Topic
African American
Advertising
Gospel (Music)
Singers (Musicians)
Place depicted
Indiana, United States, North and Central America
Restrictions & Rights
Unknown - Restrictions Possible