Fiddle-Bow Bill and His Dew Valley Acorns postcard

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Description Postcard promoting the appearance of Fiddle-Bow Bill and His Dew Valley Acorns as the house band at the Midway Garden in Saint Paul. A black and white image of the band members in flannel shirts and posed with their instruments accompanies the advertisement. The bottom of the postcard shows the names of the band members: String Bean, Abbey, Pappy, Speck, Fiddle-Bow Bill, and Zeke. A message from the band appears on the back of the postcard asking fans to spread the word about the band.
Quantity 1 item
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 5 1/2 inches length
3 3/8 inches width
Nomenclature Postcard
Subjects Midway Gardens (Saint Paul, Minn.)
Saint Paul, Ramsey County, Minnesota, United States
Musicians.
Trade & Industry. Advertising & Promotions. Souvenirs, Promotions, & Commemoratives
Dates Content: 1940 - 1960

Use: Approximately 1945 - Approximately 1946
(The April 27, 1946 issue of Billboard reads "Fiddle-Bow Bill and His Dew Valley Acorns (5) closed Midway Gardens, St. Paul, where he has been for a year, and opened the Silver Congo in La Salle, Ill., April 23.")
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 2013.21.1

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