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Object ID 001896

Object Name Guys and Dolls poster

Object Desc Frame, print poster for a performance of Guys and Dolls benefit performance for the Milwaukee B'nai B'rith Council. Teal with black print.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002049

Alternate ID

General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location 3rd Floor Hallway South

Object Date 1963

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Guys and Dolls,productions,Milwaukee B'Nai B'rith Council,posters,signs,Melody Top Theatre,B'nai B'rith,advertising,theaters,

Title Guys and Dolls poster

Description Framed, print sign for the Milwaukee B'Nai B'rith Council's benefit performance of Guys and Dolls. Two pieces of paper, one is adhered to a large piece about 3" down from top edge; slightly darker color. Teal with black print. At top is text "Milwaukee B'Nai B'rith Council Welcomes / You to the Benefit Preformance [sic] of". Below is attached paper with photographs and text for Guys and Dolls starring Gordon & Sheila MacRae. Below on same piece of paper is text with performance info, Tuesday, June 18, 1963 at teh Melody Top Theater on West Good Hope at North 72nd. Below on back sheet of paper is text about B'nai B'rith Council. Frame is black, with glass over and cardboard backing attached with nails and masking tape.


Approx Collection Date

Height 24.75

Length 0

Width 9.5

Depth 0.75

Diameter 0

Circumference 0

Weight 0

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Maker Milwaukee B'Nai B'Rith Council

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Image Caption CMY2049



Date APR 3,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes Frame and cardboard backing are not archival. Metal nails attach cardboard backing. Overall, paper is yellowed on edges. On left edge below center there are black marks on paper. The adhered piece of paper is creased four times horizontally across height. At center to left there is a blue mark on paper by "Milwaukee" on adhered paper. Black frame has some scuff marks. White marks on right edge near corner. On back, masking tape is yellowed at corners.Tape is brittle.


Date APR 3,2014

Summary Status change

Notes Status changed to On-Site Collection Storage from On Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 3,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to Room 7, Shelf 2 from Barber Shop Exhibit - automatic entry by admin

Date APR 3,2014

Summary Location change

Notes Location changed to 3rd Floor Hallway South from Room 7, Shelf 2 - automatic entry by admin



Date APR 3,2014

Notes Information on Gordon & Sheila MacRae: