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The Deep River Boys arrive in New York after a triumphant tour of England, circa 1950

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Title:The Deep River Boys arrive in New York after a triumphant tour of England, circa 1950
Date:1950
Description:

Publicity photograph of the Deep River Boys, a vocal quintet, disembarking from the Queen Mary. The caption attached to the photograph reads as follows: "NEW YORK, WE ARE HERE. The Deep River Boys are shown on their arrival in New York on the Queen Mary from a record-breaking six-months tour of England and the British Isles. During their overseas stay the internationally famous singing group received some of the greatest acclaim ever accorded an American entertainment attraction. The 'Deeps' opened a two-week engagement at the Diana Lounge, Montreal, one of Canada's top night spots, on January 16. Shown here, left to right, are W.T. (Ed) Kirkeby, the group's personal manager, Vernon Gardner, Harry Douglass, Willie Lundy, Cameron Williams and Edward (Cubby) Ware.

Local identification number: scl-m0307

Local identification number: scl-mss064-0307~1; scl-mss064-0307~2

Types:Photographs | StillImage
Subjects:African American entertainers | Deep River Boys | United States, New York, New York County, New York, 40.7142691, -74.0059729
Collection:Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection
Institution:University of Southern California Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern California. Library | Southern California Library for Social Studies and Research
Original Material:

scl-m0000

Charlotta Bass / California Eagle Photograph Collection, 1880-1986

University of Southern California. Libraries

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