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Guide to the Harold Jenkins Photograph Collection
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Photographs

Physical Description: 3 folders

Series Scope and Content Summary

Includes interior and exterior photographs of Harold Slim Jenkins' bars and restaurants, publicity stills of various performers, and photographs used for advertising.

Arrangement

Arranged by photo identification number.
Box 1:1

Unidentified woman wearing evening dress posed with right arm extending up wall [001] undated

 

Jazzbo Williams publicity still inscribed To a very sweet girl Elsie from Jazzbo Williams Sept 6 1953 (to be sure) 1953

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Unidentified woman wearing white fringed dress seated on floor with left hand on her hip [003] undated

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Unidentified woman stands against wallpapered background [004] undated

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Four waitresses, all similarly dressed, seated in restaurant dining booth [005] 1954

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Photograph of three performers inscribed To Mr. and Mrs. Jenkins Louis Finley [?], Tony [illegible] Hunter Gr[illegible] Trio [006] undated

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Two male bartenders wearing short white serving coats stand behind bar at Slim Jenkins Restaurant and Bar (with negative) [007] 1953

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Male and female patrons seated at white cloth covered tables [008] undated

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Male and female patrons at and near the bar at Slim Jenkins [009] undated

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Patrons seated and standing at bar [010] undated

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Advertisement and post card for Small's Paradise, 135th Street and 7th Avenue, New York, New York with note from Lawrence Sweetwine [011] circa 1940s

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Group seated at banquet table [012] undated

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Slim Jenkins dressed in suit, tie, and white hat walking down sidewalk [four copies] [013] undated

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Collage of photographs of Harold and Maude Jenkins' property at 36th St., Oakland, California [017] undated

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Collage of seven images of disc jockey 'Uncle Tiny' of radio station KSAN [018] undated

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Musicians Bob Lewis (bass), Norvell Randell (piano), Eric Miller (guitar) (with negative) [019] undated

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The original Ramblers, (right to left) Faide Booker, Amin Clifton, Jimmy Butler, Henry Antonio, Steven McGruder [020] undated

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Counter seating in restaurant [025] undated

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Women seated at white cloth covered tables in main dining area of Slim Jenkins [029] 1953

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Two unidentified men stand shaking hands on sidewalk underneath neon sign which reads Elsie's (with negative) [030] undated

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Unidentified woman wearing evening gown sitting in chair (with negative) [031] 1965

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Women seated at white-cloth covered tables in Slim Jenkins Bar and Restaurant with letters 'Daisy Bridge Club' fixed to paneled wall in background [032] 1953

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Women seated at white-cloth covered tables in Slim Jenkins Bar and Restaurant with letters 'Daisy Bridge Club' fixed to paneled wall in background [033] 1953

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May Mooreland and Mrs. Jenkins seated with six unidentified women [034] 1947

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Musicians Jimmy Buchanan (sax), Earl Watkins (drums), Eric Miller (guitar), Commodore Lark (bass), Norvell Randall (piano) playing (with negative) [035] circa 1950

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Interior of empty restaurant [036] 1953

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Effie Smith publicity still [2 copies] [036] 1965

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Men and women seated at white-cloth covered tables in one of dining rooms at Slim Jenkins [039] undated

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Waitress standing dining room [2 copies] [040] 1953

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Portrait of singer Lonnie Jordan [041] circa 1950

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Franklin D. Roosevelt is seated signing a document as unidentified men and a women look on [042] circa 1940s

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Patrons stand on sidewalk of Elsie's with automobiles parked in front (with negative) [043] undated

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Elsie Jenkins (last woman standing hatless in back row) next to her is Hazel Vaughns with ten unidentified women sitting around table [044] 1949

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Men and women seated at white cloth-covered tables in open dining area [048] undated

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Musicians Bob Lewis (bass), Norvell Randell (piano), Eric Miller (guitar) [049] undated

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The Four Nationals publicity still [047] circa 1951

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Group photograph (left to right) Hazel Vaughns (4th woman seated), George Vaughns (standing), William Byron Mumford, Aramis Fouche, Ted Hardiman, Kate [illegible] [048] 1950

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Group photograph seated around bar (with negative) [049] undated

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Musicians Bob Lewis (bass), Norvell Randell (piano), Eric Miller (guitar) [051] undated

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Four unidentified men with beer and glasses [052] undated

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Musicians Bob Lewis (bass), Norvell Randell (piano), Eric Miller (guitar) [053] undated

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Empty bar [054] undated

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Interior of stage and dining room without customers [055] undated

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Interior photograph of dining room without customers [056] 1953

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Interior photograph of dining room without customers [057] 1953

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Interior photograph of dining room without customers [058] 1953

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Interior photograph of dining room without customers [059] 1953

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Interior of stage and dining room without customers [2 copies] [061] undated

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Interior of stage and dining room without customers [2 copies] [063] undated

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Effie Smith publicity still [066] undated

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Women seated at white-cloth covered tables in Slim Jenkins Bar and Restaurant with letters 'Daisy Bridge Club' fixed to paneled wall in background [067] 1953

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Slim Jenkins business card [068] undated

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Slim Jenkins Super Nite Club Prof Brooks Disc Jockey album, four photographs of cocker spaniel [069] undated

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Photo collage of Jenkins Cosmopolitan Square [070] undated

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Portrait of Slim Jenkins [072] circa 1930s

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Effie Smith publicity still for 'Dial that telephone' [073] undated

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The Four Naturals publicity still [074] undated

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Color portrait of Elsie Love Jenkins Duncan [075] circa 1930s

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Slim Jenkins Club as people walk in the front of the club from both directions (with negative) [076] circa 1940s

Box 1:3

Jenkins' corner building exterior [077] undated

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Three unidentified saxophone players in club undated