Friday Photo History: An Ordine Toliver Score

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These three images are of a musical score arranged and published by Ordine H. Toliver, who, as reported in last week's photo blog, was one of Detroit's most gifted composers in the first half of the twentieth century.  The images show the cover, interior and back cover of Mr. Toliver's arrangement of the spiritual, "Lay This Body Down."

 

Collection: Ordine Toliver Collection.  Year: unknown.  Photograph courtesy of the Collections and Exhibitions department of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History (http://chwmuseum.org). Research, caption and scanning by Derek Thomas Sojda. For more information please contact the Louise Lovett Wright Library and Robert L. Hurst Research Center at (313) 494-5840 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  For this and other informative posts, please visit http://chwmuseum.org/explore/blog.