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The Blue Note: Seattle’s Black Musicians' Union A Pictorial History

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The following is an excerpt from the preface of The Blue Note: Seattle's Black Musicians' Union A Pictorial History by David Keller (Our House Publishing, 2013). This is a story about the hopes and dreams of a small group of African American men and women. They ran their own union in jny: Seattle beginning in the early 1900s. This union was the American Federation of Musicians' Union Local 493. Its members had a dream that they should ...