8 1/4 x 2 7/8 x 1 1/4 in.
This small wood paddle has a metal wire with a red and a green wood ball attached so that when the paddle is shaken, a loud noise results. The paddle has a blue printed border and reads on one side in blue "The Cotton Club/ Aristocrat of Harlem/ Lenox Ave. & 142nd St./ Phone EDgecombe 4-1030 -1031", and on the reverse "Claude Hopkins/ Orchestra/ Two Entirely Different Shows/ Nightly/ Cast of 60 People".
Gift of Bella C. Landauer
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