Handbills, circulars, or fliers have been around for a long time. Here we survey several rare examples of handbills advertising Detroit-based country music entertainers from the 1930s to 1950s.
Handbills, circulars, or fliers have been around for a long time. The following rare examples were made by skilled technicians using letterpress machines, setting each page element by hand, and printing a few hundred copies. Stories about the entertainers featured below appear in the book “Detroit Country Music – Mountaineers, Cowboys, and Rockabillies.”