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African American photograph collection

8.5 linear feet (17 boxes), 13 oversized papers boxes and 4 oversized papers folders (OP), 8 bound volumes (BV), and 9 oversized bound volumes (OBV)

Artificially created collection of photographs and photograph albums of African American individuals, including a number of portraits taken by Carl Van Vechten and African American photographers such as Addison Scurlock.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Black Masks (Firm)

Black Masks, the Black Theater Magazine records, circa 1984-2012

4 linear ft. (4 boxes), 1 oversized paper (OP), and AV Masters: .25 linear ft. (1 box)

Records of Black Masks magazine including photographs, early administrative records, printed material, scripts, posters, research files, and audiovisual material.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Holder, Geoffrey, 1930-2014

Geoffrey Holder and Carmen De Lavallade papers, circa 1900-2018

252 linear feet (209 boxes), 1 oversized papers folder (OP), and 2 oversized bound volumes (OBV)

Papers of Trinidadian American actor, dancer, and artist, Geoffrey Holder, and African American dancer, Carmen De Lavallade, including art portfolios, awards and honors, correspondence, ephemera, family papers, memorabilia, photographs, printed material, and scripts from circa 1900-2018.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Hudgins, Johnny.

Johnny Hudgins papers, 1927-1988

1 linear feet (2 boxes), 1 oversized bound volume (OBV), and 1 oversized papers box (OP)

Papers of African American performer Johnny Hudgins, including photographs, sheet music, a scrapbook, printed material, and correspondence.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Jackson, Delilah

Delilah Jackson papers, 1852-2012

41 linear feet (83 boxes), 7 oversized papers boxes and 4 oversized papers folders (OP), 1 extra-oversized paper (XOP), and AV Masters: 16 linear feet (20 boxes)

Papers collected or created by Delilah Jackson in her research on African American entertainers, including photographs, correspondence, subject files, oral history interviews, and films.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

King, Glenngo Allen

Glenngo Allen King papers

1 linear ft. (1 box)

Papers of African American poet, actor, and puppeteer Glenngo Allen King including photographs, writings, correspondence, and printed material.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Larkin, John, 1882-1936.

"Jolly" John Larkin scrapbook, circa 1914-1932

1 oversized bound volume (OBV)

Scrapbook relating to African American entertainer Jolly John Larkin including movie reviews, printed material, and other ephemera relating to Larkin’s vaudeville performances including those with the Dandy Dixie Minstrels.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Miller, Flournoy E., 1886-1971.

Flournoy E. Miller papers, 1924-1995

3.25 linear feet (7 boxes), 1 oversized papers box (OP), 1 bound volume (BV), 1 oversized bound volume (OBV), and AV Masters: .25 linear feet (1 box)

Papers of Flournoy Miller, African American actor, entertainer and playwright, and his daughter Olivette Miller, jazz harpist. Papers include photographs, printed material relating to productions, lyrics, drafts of scripts, correspondence, scores, sheet music, and scrapbooks.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Reed, Curtis E.

Curtis E. Reed collection, 1972-1985

.75 linear ft. (2 boxes)

Papers of African American performer Curtis E. Reed, including contracts, promotional material, photographs, correspondence, lyrics, and scores.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Samuels, John.

John Samuels papers, 1922-1977

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Papers of John Samuels, an African American musician from Atlanta, Georgia including sheet music, handwritten scores, programs from Atlanta churches, and photographs.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Tomlinson, Robert.

Robert Tomlinson collection of print ephemera related to African American artists, 1961-2016

.25 linear feet (1 box and 1 oversized paper (OP))

Printed promotional materials collected by artist and scholar Robert Tomlinson include postcards, posters, textiles, and programs about African American artists and performers, especially Josephine Baker.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

White, Billy.

Billy White papers, 1931-1949

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Papers of Billy White, an African American performer, singer, and orchestra leader in Chicago and Kansas City, from 1931-1949.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

Wilson, Edith, 1896-1981.

Edith Wilson papers, 1940-1979

.25 linear ft. (1 box) and 7 oversized papers (OP)

Papers of African American singer Edith Wilson including comprised mostly of photographs of her as Aunt Jemima, printed material, musical scores, and correspondence.

Repository: Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library

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