Singer and bandleader Cab Calloway conducting his Orchestra, with chorus girls watching in the background

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Title
Singer and bandleader Cab Calloway conducting his Orchestra, with chorus girls watching in the background
Collection

Portrait collection

Cab Calloway portrait collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1930
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Calloway, Cab
Topics
Calloway, Cab, 1907-1994
African American singers
African American conductors (Music)
African American jazz musicians
Cab Calloway Orchestra
Chorus girls
Cotton Club
Genres
Portraits
Photographs
Group portraits
Notes
Content: Printed caption on print recto: Cab Calloway and his orchestra - chorus girls in b. g. - 1930. Note: Cotton branches in upper left and over Calloway's head. This is part of the décor.
Numbering: Identification number 3778
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Extent: 21 x 26 cm ; black and white
Description
View of singer and bandleader Cab Calloway conducting his Orchestra, with chorus girls watching in the background, at the Cotton Club, in Harlem, New York, 1930
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Photo Order: 58949
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 0702b370-133f-0136-be84-795266f99d7b
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1930: Created
  • 2018: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Singer and bandleader Cab Calloway conducting his Orchestra, with chorus girls watching in the background" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1930. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fcfafba0-1346-0136-de9c-396c77d77bb6

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "Singer and bandleader Cab Calloway conducting his Orchestra, with chorus girls watching in the background" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2019. http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fcfafba0-1346-0136-de9c-396c77d77bb6

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Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1930). Singer and bandleader Cab Calloway conducting his Orchestra, with chorus girls watching in the background Retrieved from http://digital.gallery.nypl.org/items/fcfafba0-1346-0136-de9c-396c77d77bb6

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Singer and bandleader Cab Calloway conducting his Orchestra, with chorus girls watching in the background