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American Band Leaders, Jazz Musicians, and Other Performers, 1930s-60s, Large Collection of Photographs from the Roseland Ballroom, Man

Auction:
3103T
Lot:
1298
Sold for:
$2,706$2,200

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Auction:
Books & Manuscripts - 3103T
Location:
Marlborough
Date / Time :
May 31, 2018 10:00AM

Description:

American Band Leaders, Jazz Musicians, and Other Performers, 1930s-60s, Large Collection of Photographs from the Roseland Ballroom, Many Signed. Collection formed by Joe Belford, longtime manager of the Roseland Ballroom in Manhattan, consisting of approximately 136 black-and-white 8 x 10 in. photographs, approximately 114 signed by the performers and musicians, including signed photographs of: Cab Calloway, Fletcher Henderson, the Andrews Sisters, Mary Martin, Count Basie, Jimmy Dorsey, Harry James, Jack Teegarden, Glenn Miller, Tex Beneke, Mel Allen, Woody Herman, Gene Krupa, Tommy Dorsey, Jimmy Durante, Perry Como, Stan Kenton, Guy Lombardo, Jack Dempsey, Max Kaminsky, and many others, including candid, interior, and other unsigned shots; [and] several letters of appreciation addressed to Belford from Police departments.
Estimate $800-1,200


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Mary Martin, Harry James, Jack Dempsey, Max Kaminsky, Joe Belford, Jimmy Dorsey, Jimmy Durante, Mel Allen, Perry Como, Woody Herman, Gene Krupa, Guy Lombardo, Jack Teegarden, Basie, Bell Records artists, Count Basie, Dorsey, Entertainment, Glenn Miller, Jazz, Music, Roseland, Roseland Ballroom, Stan Kenton, Tex Beneke, Tommy Dorsey

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