Found 5 collections related to Women entertainers

Lothar, Minda
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-032
.21 linear feet. (1 box)
Minda Lothar, author of RAGE OF JOY: THE DIVINE SARAH BERNHARDT (1968), a novel based on the life of actress Sarah Bernhardt, also wrote a paper analyzing what she termed the Avante-garde Woman personality type, primarily drawing upon women... more
De Grossart, Frances
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 2001-047
1.09 linear feet (3 boxes)
Frances De Grossart and Muriel Window were vaudeville singers who toured together as Muriel and Frances from 1912 to 1914. De Grossart retired from vaudeville after marrying George Ebey, manager of the Fulton Playhouse in Oakland, California. The... more
Lee, Gypsy Rose, 1914-1970
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1990-014
Papers documenting the life and career of Gypsy Rose Lee.
McClendon, Rose, 1884-1936
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 524
6 linear feet (2 flat boxes)
Rose McClendon was one of the most famous black dramatic actresses of the 1920s and 1930s. Although she did not become a professional actor until she was in her thirties, she consistently won critical acclaim for many of her acting roles and... more
Simms, Hilda, 1918-1994
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 539
27.86 linear feet (59 boxes, 4 volumes)
Hilda Simms (1920-1994) was an actress best known for playing the title role in the American Negro Theater production of Anna Lucasta that moved successfully to Broadway in 1944. Her acting career also included film,... more