Photographs and newscuttings of Archie Hall, Liverpool entertainer and senior purser of Bibby Line MV Derbyshire, c.1930's. card

Photographs and newscuttings of Archie Hall, Liverpool entertainer and senior purser of Bibby Line MV Derbyshire, c.1930's.

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Photographs and newscuttings of Archie Hall, Liverpool entertainer and senior purser of Bibby Line MV Derbyshire, c.1930's. Photographs and article cuttings relating to a Mr Archie Hall leader of the Shropshire Tonics - entertain at the Mayo Marine Club when the ship is in, article depicts images some visitors might find offensive as the ~"dolls" used are offensive charicatures of black people, the figures are colloquially referred to as "gollywogs". Photograph from a news article about the Shropshire Tonics - Hall and Price were both members. Postcard with Archie Hall's photograph on the front, a photograph of Archie Hall and another man in unfirom and on the deck of a ship. Three more photographs of Hall aboard ships, one in uniform, one in his performing costume, and the last in a suit. Photograph of Archie Hall and a woman, he is in his uniform. Photograph of Archie in uniformdated Feb 1941. Another article cutting about Mr Archie Hall the "well-known entertainer from the Bibby liner."