According to the website www.harleminhavana.com, The Harlem in Havana revue was the largest touring attraction in Royal American Shows’ North American traveling carnival exhibition from 1936 to 1967. Amateur and professional performers from Harlem's Cotton Club and Havana's Tropicana Nightclub performed comedy, dance, music, and theatre routines as part of the revue.
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Photograph shows the Harlem in Havana band backing up a male soloist wearing tattered clothes.
Photograph sent to Fred McGuinness, Premier’s Office, Parliament Building, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada, from Harry B. Julius, Tampa, Florida. Photographs possibly sent to McGuinness for consideration for entertainment for the Saskatchewan Golden Jubilee.