Tobacco Can-Nigger Hair Tin
Item #: AME-001324

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Excuse the offensiveness of this item. B Leidersdorf Comany in Milwaukee Wisconsin. I assume this is from the late 1870's or 80's. Minimal wear with the original top. Measures six and a half inches tall.

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Sonny Boy Williamson Photo-King Biscuit Hour
Item #: AME-001173

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8 by 10 photo in good condition except for the rough bottom right edge. Pictured from left to right are: Joe Willie Wilkins, Joe "pine top" Perkins, Sonny Boy Williamson, Hugh Smith, Announcer for KFFA, James "Peach" Custis (?) Houston Stockhouse. Note the flour sacks named after Sonny Boy. Photographer was Gladin's Studio in Helena, Arkansas. John Lee Williamson (Sonny Boy Williamson ) recorded over 120 sides of 78 rpm records in the 30's and 40's. He was born in southwest Madison Co. near Jackson, TN. March 30, 1914. He is considered to be one of most important and creative blues performers to emerge during the mid-to late 1930's. Nicknamed "King of the Harmonica" by his peers, Williamson was one of the most inspiring harp players in blues history.

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