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Found 3 collections related to African Americans in the performing arts

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Ward, Richard, 1915-1979
Billy Rose Theatre Division | 8MWEZ26255-26264
4 linear feet (11 boxes)
Richard Ward, actor, director, author, educator, and police detective, was born on March 15, 1915. Mr. Ward started out in show business in vaudeville when he was 11 years old when he teamed up with his sisters, calling their act, Dot, Flo, and... more
Karson, Nat
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Vim 2011-101
6 boxes (ca. 600 drawings)
Nat Karson, producer and designer of costumes, sets, and lighting in theatrical and television productions in New York, was born in Zurich, Switzerland in 1908, and moved to Chicago at an early age. He moved to New York in 1929, and worked in... more
Richardson, Willis, 1889-1977
Billy Rose Theatre Division | *T-Mss 1974-002
1.5 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Willis Richardson papers document through correspondence, ephemera and scrapbooks his career as a playwright. Coverage is sketchy and there are major gaps in the collection.