Found 5 collections related to Entertainers -- United States

Tucker, Sophie, 1884-1966
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 3042
.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
Sophie Tucker (1884-1966) was a Russian-born popular American entertainer. She gained fame as a performer in vaudeville and burlesque in the World War I era, and continued her career for many years in nightclubs, films, radio and television. The... more
Wilson, Fred H.
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1941-004
(1 portfolio)
Fred H. Wilson was a professional stilt-walker, who performed at fundraising events and in other venues in the New York area during the 1920s. Consists of eight letters written to stilt-walker Fred H. Wilson, most of which pertain to his annual... more
Schultz, Chiz
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 396
The Charles H. "Chiz" Schultz collection documents film and television projects, either created by or featuring black artists which Schultz produced or considered for production. The collection also documents Schultz's employment with Belafonte... more
Cosme, Eusebia
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc Micro R-3619
Correspondence, personal papers, contracts, poems including some written about Cosme, essays, programs, newspaper and magazine clippings, scripts including radio scripts, certificates, posters, and photographs, relating mainly to Cosme's career,... more
Green, Ronald
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2006-010
1 linear foot (4 boxes)
Sophie Tucker (1884-1966) was a Russian-born American entertainer. The collection dates from 1908 to 1980 (bulk 1945-1962) and contains photographs, scores, clippings, and letters that Tucker wrote to her nephew, Ronald Green. The letters date... more