Series B - Memorabilia

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CA OTUFM 69-B

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Memorabilia

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  • 1930-1983, 2021-2022 (Creation)

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4 photographs + 1 poster + 0.5 cm of textual records + 1 book

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(1895-1968)

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(1897-1983)

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Series consists of materials relating to Harry and Ida "Claudette" Culley, particularly as pertains to their piano duo, the "Black and White Spotters." Materials include photographs of the duo, newspaper clippings with performance announcements, a script from one of their appearances on Arkansas Salute, CKCL radio (July 26, 1934), a fan letter from Ida Baker (April 8, 1940), a poster from the performance at the Royal Opera House in London with Bebe Daniels and Ben Lyon (August 30, 1937), and articles by their granddaughter Joanne Culley about the duo and their sheet music collection (2021-2022). Series also includes a copy of Joanne's novel Claudette on the keys (Crossfield Publishing, 2021), which is based on the lives of Ida Fernley and Harry Culley.

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Box 5, General Oversize Box 1

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