Jack Gibson with the Orioles


Archives of African American Music and Culture

Archives of African American Music and Culture

Alex Sharp, Ralph Williams, Jack Gibson, and Charlie Harris in the Royal Art Studio.

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  • Title: Jack Gibson with the Orioles
  • Date Created: 1950/1951
  • Location: Atlanta, Georgia, United States
  • Physical Dimensions: 8in x 10in
  • Type: Photograph
  • External Link: http://purl.dlib.indiana.edu/iudl/photos/VAC2427/PA001543
  • Medium: Black and white
  • Special collection number: SC 14
  • Special collection name: Jack Gibson Collection
  • Personal name: Gibson, Jack
  • Corporate name: WERD (Radio station : Atlanta, Ga.), Orioles (Musical Group)
  • Caption: Handwritten caption on back reads: "1949 at Atlanta's Royal Peacock Club, The Sensational Orioles with WERD's DJ Jocky Jack," but the presence of Charlie Harris and the performance location suggest an actual date of December 25 1950 or April 19, 1951., Front of photo has the following autographs: "Jockey Jack. One of the greatest and a swell pal, your ace, Sonny Til"; "To Jack, Oriole #7. Charlie Piano"; "Alexander Sharp [remainder illegible]."


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