Document: dbr048 [view transcript]
Agreement between the Theatre Owners Booking Association and Ben Stein, 1927 Dec. 12
author: Theatre Owners Booking Association; Stein, Ben; Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
extent:  p.
date: December 12, 1927
summary: Agreement between the Theatre Owners Booking Association (T.O.B.A.), a Tennessee-based booking agency from 1920 to the 1930s for African American vaudeville acts, and Ben Stein, owner and manager of the Douglass Theatre, pertaining to the scheduled appearance of Boisy de Legge and the Bandanna Girls at the Douglass Theatre, dated December 12, 1927. The agreement shows that the performance spans three days, December 19 to December 21, 1927, and indicates that the twenty performers will share fifty percent of the revenue as salary in addition to a five percent commission. The address for tickets is listed as Pekin Theatre in Savannah, Georgia. The Douglass Theatre was a shareholder member of the circuit.
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
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[printed text: [deleted text: Week of]] [typewritten text: December 19th, 20th & 21st] [printed text: 192] [typewritten text: 7]
[printed text: Remarks:] [blank on form]