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Menu, Cafe Society Presents Purveyor's Night, Jazz, San Francisco

By: (Blackshear, Harold)

Price: $500.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Cafe Society: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 16121

Condition: Near Fine


Single fold menu with stiff blue wraps and gilt titles, dated January 29, 1948. Almost no wear. Rare ephemeral piece from a failed attempt to transform one of the first San Francisco Black Jazz "dives" – Blackshear’s Supper Club on Fillmore Street – into an upscale Jazz club Blackshear, a Monterey and San Francisco native, one of the first Black prizefighters to win a heavyweight title – had opened his first Club after the War on the premises of a popular... View more info