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Object ID 001897

Object Name Milwaukee B'nai B'rith Council poster

Object Desc Photocopied, blue, framed poster with glass covering for Milwaukee B'nai B'rith Council on behalf of State of Israel Bonds. Four sheets of paper put together. Photo of woman at left and graphic of man and woman at right.

Collection General Collection

Accession # CMY002050

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General Category History

Category Advertising/Promo


Source Category Found In Collection

Accession Date JAN 1,1991


Location 3rd Floor Hallway South

Object Date 1959

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Status On-Site Collection Storage

Object Keywords Milwaukee B'nai B'rith Council,B'nai B'rith,Chudnow, Avrum M.,Benzell, Mimi,Felix Fibich Dancers,Milwaukee Auditorium,Plankinton Hall,theaters,advertising,posters,signs,fundraising campaigns,

Title Milwaukee B'nai B'rith Council poster

Description Framed poster with glass covering and black painted wood backing. Poster consists of four sheets of paper put together. Paper is printed blue. Looks to be possible photocopy as there is a crease image at center horizontally, and shadowing at right edge. At left edge near top is photograph of Mimi Benzell. At right corner is graphic of man woman with draping sleeves posing. Text at top is "Milwaukee B'nai B'rith Councils / present / A Festival of Song and Dance / on behalf of ... / State of Israel Bonds". Date is Saturday, December 26, 1959 at the Milwaukee Auditorium. At lower left edge is text about the performers Mimi Benzell and the Felix Fibich Dancers. Frame is painted black as is wood backing. Masking tape is adhered on back to attach backing to frame.


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Height 19

Length 0

Width 15.25

Depth 0.5

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Maker Milwaukee B'nai Brith Council

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Image Caption CMY2050



Date APR 4,2014

Summary good

Assessor BN

Notes The frame, glass and wood backing are not archival. Needs attention. Overall good condition. Cannot see the back of poster, but assume there is tape connecting the four sheets of paper.Masking tape on back is brittle.