Group photograph with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson, Eddie "Rochester" Anderson and George Jacob Gillig, at Jacob Ruppert Brewery, Manhattan, New York, 1940
black-and -white negativePHOTOGRAPHS - SOFT NEGATIVES
Rosenfeld and Sons
USA, NY, Manhattan
4 x 5 x 0 in.
4x5 safety negative photographed by Rosenfeld and Sons on April 27, 1940 at the Bier Stube (German Beer Parlor, also known as the "Tap Room") at the Jacob Ruppert Brewery, Old Yorkville, Manhattan, New York. Image of group with George Jacob Gillig at the head of the table with Bill "Bojangles" Robinson to his right and Eddie "Rochester" Anderson next to Mr. Robinson and a table full of unidentified African- and European-Americans. Typed on original negative sleeve: “55678 4/27/40 / 2579-13 / The Ruppert Brewery-1639 Third Ave / NYC Mr. Sutton / Group with Bill Robinson-Rochester-/ Ruppert, etc“. CREDIT LINE: Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection.
Mystic Seaport, Rosenfeld Collection