Found 8 collections related to African Americans in television broadcasting

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
Schultz, Chiz
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 396
The Charles H. "Chiz" Schultz collection documents film and television projects, either created by or featuring black artists which Schultz produced or considered for production. The collection also documents Schultz's employment with Belafonte... more
Howard, Bob, 1906-1986
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 328
1.04 linear feet (3 boxes)
The Bob Howard papers consist of numerous programs for dinner engagements, benefits, and other performances; three scrapbooks of news clippings; and lyrics, musical scores, and arrangements by Howard and his wife, Ruth (Joyner) Howard. Other... more
Carter, Nell
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 904
0.75 linear feet (3 boxes)
Nell Carter was an award-winning singer and actress who appeared in many popular theater, television, and film works from 1971 until her death in 2003. Born Nell Ruth Hardy in 1948, she made her Broadway debut in the short-lived 1971 musical more
Davis, Ossie
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 305
73.67 linear feet (179 boxes)
Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee were African American actors, directors, writers, and activists whose careers spanned the mediums of theatre, television, radio, film, and print. Their papers date from 1932 to 2015, and chronicle the couple's artistic... more
Fab 5 Freddy, 1959-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 961
53.88 linear feet (129 boxes, 1 oversize folder); 198 megabytes (253 computer files)
Fab 5 Freddy is an African American director, TV host, graffiti artist, and a key personality in the history of hip-hop culture. The Fab 5 Freddy archive traces his multidisciplinary career from the 1980s to the early 2000s, and provides further... more
Murray, Joan, 1937-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 847
35.0 linear feet (84 boxes)
Joan Murray (1937- ) was the first African American female television news reporter in the United States, as well as an entrepreneur, small plane pilot, and writer. The Joan Murray papers detail her career in media and marketing; her personal... more
Morgan and Marvin Smith (Photographers)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | SC MG 757
1.75 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Morgan and Marvin Smith papers document the careers of the Smith brothers as professional photographers, in the television and sound industry, and as needlework artists.