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African American musicians

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Queen Toy Spiritual Band broadside

Identifier: AC-033
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a broadisde advertising the Queen Toy Spiritual Band of Parkersburg, West Virginia. This particular broadside does not include a performance venue or date. It does include a photograph of the band, which was primarily composed of children with a few adults. According to the broadside, the band made "real music on toy instruments and sing old time hymns and negro spirituals in a new and most original way." The broadside is dated circa 1940.

Dates: circa 1940