Chicago Business Men's Orchestra Records, 1941-1962.


Chicago Business Men's Orchestra Records, 1941-1962.

Letters, clippings and programs relating to the Chicago Business Men's Orchestra from 1941 to 1962.

0.2 linear feet (3 folders)


SNAC Resource ID: 7665330

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