Please note: Autographs from the Leonard Finger collection have not been autenticated by Spence/Grad but we believe these autographs to be as stated.

    Group of fourteen items related to singers, movie personalities, vaudevillians, and musicians. No doubt, many of these items are quite rare. Sample selections: complete 1941 catalog for Okeh Records (minor chip to cover and clear tape on spine), carte-de-visite of the "Fisk University Jubilee Singers" (horizontal crease), four page booklet for "Williams’ Jubilee Singers" of Chicago (circa 1909), 1906 program for Ernest Hogan in "The Oysterman", large program for Hogan "the unbleached American" appearing at the Cherry Blossom Grove in 1901, 1915 program for Keith’s Royal in the Bronx with Ralph Dunbar’s Tennessee Ten, 1909 playbill for Cole & Johnson in "The Red Moon" at the Globe, Bert Williams World War I sheet music "You’ll Find Old Dixieland in France" (referring to Black soldiers in the War), sheet music for World War I veteran "Lieut. James Reese Europe and his Famous 369th U.S. Infantry ‘Hell Fighters’ Band", and three pieces of Bert Williams memorabilia.

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    10th-9th Monday-Tuesday
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