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Image is a reproduction. Alice Key, Labor Secretary for the City of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Count Basie on stage. Partial view of Basie's band can be seen in the lower left corner.
1 photographic print :b&w ;20 x 26 cm. Photographic prints
00025225 ShadesÂ of L.A. Collection; Shades of L.A.: African American Community S-001-338 120 CARL0005061110 http://184.108.40.206/cdm/ref/collection/photos/id/81050
Basie, Count,--1904-1984 Count Basie Orchestra Big bands--United States Musicians--United States Composers--United States Pianists--United States Municipal officials and employees--Nevada--Las Vegas Microphones Shades of L.A. Collection photographs Shades of L.A. African American photographs