Banks (Charles E.) Papers

Photograph of Charles Banks with the The Rhythm Rockers blues band
The Rhythm Rockers promotional photograph, (left to right): Chris Daniels, Troyce Key, C.A. Carr, J.J. Malone, Charles Banks, circa 1980s, Charles E. Banks Papers, MS 213, African American Museum & Library at Oakland, Oakland Public Library.

Bay area blues musician and artist Charles E. Banks (1938-2000) was born Charles Edward Banks in Taylorville, Illinois, December 4, 1938.

The Charles E. Banks Papers include assorted biographical material, concert flyers, posters, programs, song lists, club advertisements, entertainment calendars, reproductions of artwork, photographs, handwritten poems, and three audiocassettes featuring Blues on Tap's live and studio recordings.

Dates: 1956-2000
Collection number: MS 213
Creator: Banks, Charles E.
Collection Size: .75 linear feet (1 box + 1 oversized box)

Guide to the Charles E. Banks Papers

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