Original flyer for a Big Benefit Contest of performances by the Oakland Community Chorus and the San Francisco Community Chorus at the Dreamland Auditorium, July 1, 1929

San Francisco: N.p., 1929. Vintage bi-fold flyer for a Big Benefit Contest of performances by the Oakland Community Chorus and the San Francisco Community Chorus, singing "Spirituals, Plantation Melodies and Classics," also featuring performances by African American actors Naomi McCullough-Pharr and George Jones, at the Dreamland Auditorium, July 1, 1929.

The performances of the two African American Community Choruses were to compete to represent San Francisco at the California Chorus Contest at the Hollywood Bowl on July 29, 1929. The concert also features performances by Naomi McCullough-Pharr and George Jones, noted as performing the songs they performed in the 1929 film, "Hearts in Dixie," Hollywood's first film featuring an all African American cast. McCullough-Pharr also starred as an uncredited Housemaid in the 1939 classic "Gone with the Wind."

8.5 x 11 inches. Bi-fold. Very Good plus with faint creasing.


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