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Herbert Jeffrey photograph
Description: Photograph of Herbert Jeffrey, aka Herb Jefferies, the first African American singing cowboy. His first film was "Harlem on the Prairie" which was considered the first black western following the inauguration of the talkies. Herbert Jefferies sang his own songs in "The Bronze Buckaroo" and "Harlem Rides the Range." Following his movie career, Jefferies returned to singing and recorded "The Flamingo" with Duke Ellington. View on Ohio Memory.
Image ID: NAM_P2_B05F04_09_1_5
Subjects: Musicians; Music; Actors; African American men
Places: Herbert Jeffrey photograph