Document: dbr100  [view transcript]

Letter: Atlanta, Georgia to Ben Stein, Macon, Georgia, 1927 Nov. 10

author: Bailey, Tom
extent: [1] p.
date: November 10, 1927
summary: Letter from Tom Bailey of Bailey Vaudeville Circuit to Ben Stein, owner and manager of the Douglass Theatre, dated November 10, 1927, responding to a booking request for November 21, 1927. Bailey requests confirmation from Stein on the booking of the Bob Sherwood Florida Strutters. It is unclear whether there is any connection between Tom Bailey and Charles F. Bailey, owner of the Eighty-One Theatre, a T.O.B.A. circuit theater, located on Decatur Street in Atlanta. Charles F. Bailey was known for being hard on performers. See Milton Starr's reaction to Bailey's efforts [dbr069] and another solicitation from Bailey [dbr099].
repository: Middle Georgia Archives
collection: Charles Henry Douglass business records
box: 21
folder: 205

Macon (Ga.)
Bibb County (Ga.)
Douglass Theatre (Macon, Ga.)
Bailey's Vaudeville Circuit (Atlanta, Ga.)
Atlanta (Ga.)
Fulton County (Ga.)
Stein, Ben
Sherwood, Bob
Florida Strutters
Entertainment events--Georgia--Macon
Commercial agents--Georgia--Atlanta
Letters (correspondence)

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[written text: Nov. [November] 10/27.
Mr. Ben Stein.
Douglas Theatre.
Macon Ga. [Georgia]
Dear Sir.

You are booked with Bob. Sherwood Florida Strutters for week Nov. [November] 21st please confirm. coming from Columbus Ga. [Georgia]

Yours very truly
[Signed] Tom Bailey]