Found 4 collections related to African American women musicians

Verrett, Shirley
Music Division | JPB 97-48
1 item (viii leaves), 21 cm; 1 item (viii leaves), 21 cm
Shirley Verrett is an African-American mezzo-soprano and soprano ; Marian Anderson was an African-American contralto.
Jessye, Eva, 1895-1992
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 233
.2 linear feet (1 box)
Eva Jessye, African Amercian choral director, composer, arranger and music historian was born in Coffeyville, Kansas in 1895. In 1914, she graduated from Western University of Kansas City with a degree in music and then went on to Langston... more
Small, Leila Danette-Madison, 1909-2012
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 365
2.25 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Leila Danette Madison Small family papers document the lives of an African-American upper middle class family from Baltimore and Florida in the late 19th through the 20th centuries. The papers include wills, certificates, travel logs, and... more