Found 9 collections related to Federal Theatre Project (U.S.)

Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2013-056
4 boxes (approx. 375 drawings), col, 37 x 29 cm. or smaller; 4 boxes (approx. 375 drawings), col, 37 x 29 cm. or smaller; 1 box (30 scenic boards with photographs attached), b&w, 46 x 30 cm. or smaller; 1 box (30 scenic boards with photographs attached),
The Federal Theatre Project was created in 1935 as a Works Progress Administration project to fund live theatre and other live performing arts performances. Its purpose was also to give employment to unemployed theatre artists; the project brought... more
Emery, Edwin T., d. 1951
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1997-054
.1 linear feet (1 portfolio)
Actor, director and producer, Edwin T. Emery was the director of the WPA's Federal Theatre Project's Gilbert and Sullivan unit. He began his stage career in 1893 appearing with leading stock companies and working with Maude Adams and E. H. Sothern... more
Charash, Jacob, ca. 1880-1949
Manuscripts and Archives Division | MssCol 520
.5 linear feet (1 box)
Jacob (Jack) Charash (ca. 1880-1949) was a press agent, theatrical manager, dramatist, and translator of plays from Yiddish and German. He was co-founder and co-director of the Anglo-Jewish Theatre, a unit of the WPA Federal Theatre Project.... more
King, Jr., Clinton, 1914-2013
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1996-008
3.74 linear feet (9 boxes, 1 volume)
Clinton P. King, Jr. was a theatrical stage manager. The Clinton King, Jr. papers (1889-1966, bulk 1904-1966) contain programs, photographs, correspondence, scripts, clippings, prop lists, tour itineraries, and other papers and memorabilia from... more
Becque, Don Oscar
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 268
1.26 linear feet (3 boxes)
This collection documents the professional life of Don Oscar Becque, a dancer, choreographer, director, and teacher of modern dance. Drafts and extensive notes for book projects, essays, course development and individual lessons regarding his work... more
Works Progress Administration. Federal Theatre Project
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2000-005
30 linear feet (73 boxes)
Radio scripts from WPA's Federal Theatre of the Air.
Segal, Edith, 1902-
Jerome Robbins Dance Division | (S) *MGZMD 355
4.33 linear feet (11 boxes, 2 oversized folders)
Edith Segal (1902-1997) was an American choreographer, song writer, and poet. Her work examined issues such as workers' rights and racial equality through a socialist lens. The Edith Segal papers (1915-2014) document her involvement in progressive... more
Flanagan, Hallie, 1890-1969
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1964-002
17 linear feet (46 boxes)
The Hallie Flanagan papers span the years 1923-1963 and reflect many aspects of her career: teaching and directing, writing and speech-giving, and her leadership of the Federal Theatre Project. Correspondence makes up a large part of the... more
Paskman, Dailey
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1994-016
The Dailey Paskman papers consist of correspondence, clippings, publicity materials, professional papers, scripts and ephemera related primarily to Paskman's years as director of radio station WGBS. Materials on Paskman's lyric writing, the... more