Found 4 collections related to African Americans in the motion picture industry

Marriott, John, 1893-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 149
3 linear feet
The John Marriott Papers reflect Marriott's acting career in theater, movies and television commercials. The Personal Papers series, 1940-1977, consists of biographical information, news clippings, obituaries, personal correspondence from friends,... more
Jones, James Earl
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 330
.2 linear feet
Actor (born in 1931) appearing in numerous films, television and the theater. Some of the many titles of productions in which he was featured are "The Great White Hope" (for which he received a Tony Award), "Dr. Strangelove," "River Niger," "The... more
Shearer, Jacqueline
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 560
Jacqueline (Jackie) Sharer was an independent producer and director of documentary films about African Americans. Shearer was born in Boston and graduated from Brandeis University. Her films included "A Minor Altercation" (1978), and "The Keys to... more
Angelou, Maya
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 830
200.83 linear feet (408 boxes)
Maya Angelou (1928-2014) was one of the most renowned and celebrated voices in American literature. The Maya Angelou papers consist of original manuscripts, computer generated typescripts, galleys, and proofs of published work as well as... more