Pha Terrell

Description: 

Photograph of jazz singer Elmer "Pha" Terrell. He was active in Kansas City, primarily with Andy Kirk and the Twelve Clouds of Joy, from the early 1930's until 1941. This photograph is signed by Terrell and addressed to VeEssa Spivey, owner of Kansas City's Black Hawk Barbecue.

Object Type: 
Date: 
June 7th 1945
Owning Organization: 
Modern Location: 
Los Angeles, CA
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Rights Statement: 
Publication, commercial use, or reproduction of this image or the accompanying data requires prior written permission from the American Jazz Museum. Use of this image also requires that credit be given to the American Jazz Museum.
Call or Box Number, Collection Title: 
VeEssa Spivey Collection
Digital Object Identifier: 
AJM-MC06-96-40-40
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