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Date

1939-06-04

Description

The reverse side of a black and white photograph. [typewritten inscription] Folk at the Fair Cheer the King of Swing. Benny Goodman held the center of the stage at the Golden Gate International Exposition Sunday, the opening day of his two week engagement at the Temple Compound on Treasure Island. Here is a portion of the vast throng which cheered, stomped and jittered to the tuneful Goodman melodies. July 4, 1939 Golden Gate International Exposition.

Subject

Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986; Benny Goodman Band; Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.); Jazz musicians;

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Image

Format

jpg

Language

eng

Department

Special Collections and University Archives

Identifier

2008-003_B018_F007_002_verso

Subject

Goodman, Benny, 1909-1986; Benny Goodman Band; Golden Gate International Exposition (1939-1940 : San Francisco, Calif.); Jazz musicians;

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