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Search results for subject:"Entertainers."

18 finding aids found, displaying 1 - 10


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

African American sheet music collection, circa 1880-1960

6.5 linear feet (13 boxes) and 2 oversized papers boxes (OP)

Collection of sheet music related to African American history and culture. The majority of items in the collection were performed, composed, or published by African Americans.

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

Baker, Josephine, 1906-1975.

Josephine Baker papers, 1938-1968

2 linear feet (4 boxes), 3 oversized papers folders (OP), and 4 oversized bound volumes (OBV)

Papers of African American entertainer Josephine Baker, including correspondence, fan mail, press books, sheet music, newspaper clippings, and thirteen original hand-drawn posters.

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 feet (4 boxes), 1 oversized papers folder (OP), and AV Masters: .25 linear foot (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

Bricktop, 1894-1984.

Bricktop (Ada Beatrice Smith) papers, 1894-1984

2.25 linear ft. (5 boxes)

Papers of international African American cabaret performer and nightclub owner Ada Beatrice "Bricktop" Smith.

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

Bricktop, 1894-1984.

Letters to Jodi Desmond, 1958-1972

.25 linear ft. (1 box)

Letters from International caberet performer and nightclub owner Bricktop to Jodi Desmond, written while both were living in Rome, Italy.

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

Holiday, Billie, 1915-1959.

Billie Holiday collection, 1953-1981

1 linear feet (2 boxes), 2 oversized papers boxes(OP)

Collection of materials relating to the personal life and career of African American blues singer Billie Holiday, her husband Louis McKay, and her estate.

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

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