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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: [1] 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
box: 20
folder: 193
item: 10

subjects:
Macon (Ga.)
Bibb County (Ga.)
Savannah (Ga.)
Chatham County (Ga.)
Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
Reevin, Sam E.
Theatre Owners Booking Association
Legge, Boisy de
Pekin Theatre (Savannah, Ga.)
African American entertainers--United States
Bandana girls (Musical show)
Entertainment events--Georgia--Savannah
Theaters--Georgia--Savannah
Theaters--Georgia--Macon
Agreements




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[printed text:
THEATRE OWNERS BOOKING ASSOCIATION
CHATTANOOGA OFFICE: 1212-1213 VOLUNTEER BUILDING
SAM E. REEVIN, MANAGER
BOOKINGS


Date] [typewritten text: Dec. [December] 12th,] [printed text: 192] [typewritten text: 7]
[printed text: To]
[typewritten text: Mr. Ben Stein,
Douglass] [printed text: Theatre] [typewritten text: Macon] [printed text: City] [typewritten text: Ga. [Georgia]] [printed text: State]

[printed text: [deleted text: Week of]] [typewritten text: December 19th, 20th & 21st] [printed text: 192] [typewritten text: 7]

[printed text: Name of Act][printed text: Salary][printed text: Commission][printed text: Address for Tickets]
[typewritten text: Boisy de Legge][printed text: $] [typewritten text: 50%][printed text: $] [typewritten text: 5%][typewritten text: Pekin Theatre, Savannah, Ga. [Georgia]]
[typewritten text: "BANDANNA GIRLS"]   
[typewritten text: 20 people --]   
[printed text: TOTAL[printed text: $] [typewritten text: 50%][printed text: $] [typewritten text: 5%] 

[printed text: Remarks:] [blank on form]
[printed text: 5M 2-26 ANGEL-CHATTA]