All about the fight at the Canidrome
Tamara Lewis; Jimmie Carson; Joe McCutcheon with Teddy Weatherford; newspaper clippings about the fight in the Canidrome Ballroom that resulted in Buck Clayton and his Harlem Gentlemen leaving Shanghai; Shanghai, China., No date; likely 1937, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mixed media of 3 photos with handwritten captions and 4 newspaper clippings. Top row newspaper clippings, left to right: "Fistic Comedy--Drama At Canidrome", "Notice Served On B. Clayton's Band Because of Fight", and from the Shanghai Show World by Max Chaichek, "Shanghailanders are critical, but they are also fair". Middle row, left to right: Newspaper clipping titled "Clayton Band to Leave Shanghai", and a portrait photo captioned Tamara Lewis. Bottom row, left to right: a photo captioned Joe & Teddy.
Photo album page with photos and newspaper clippings from China
A torn photo of Buck Clayton's sister, Margery and Clarence; Jimmie Carson and a band on a rooftop; Mrs. Percu leaning on a fence in front of a billboard in Chinese; two newspaper clippings about the fight in the Canidrome Ballroom between Buck Clayton and E.T. Jack Riley; Shanghai, China., No date; likely 1937, Digitizing agency: University of Missouri--Kansas City. Library. Dr. Kenneth J. LaBudde Special Collections., Mixed media of 3 photos with handwritten captions, one torn, and two newspaper articles. Top row, left to right: Margery & Clarence, My "sis" Margery, Riley's Suit Against Canidrome Rejected, Plaintiff to Pay Costs. Bottom row newspaper clipping titled: Jack Riley Asks U.S. $5000 For Fracas At Canidrome.