Found 6 collections related to African Americans in the motion picture industry

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. The Jackie Shearer papers consist of personal and professional papers that document her film projects.
Jones, James Earl
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 330
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
James Earl Jones is an actor whose career spans more than seven decades. He has performed in numerous films, television productions, and theater productions. Some of the theater productions in which he has been featured include more
Marriott, John, 1893-1977
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 149
3.58 linear feet (10 boxes)
John Marriott was an African American actor whose theater, film, and television credits extended over fifty years. The John Marriott papers reflect Marriott's acting career in theater, movies, and television commercials.
Hairston, William
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 593
5.08 linear feet (13 boxes)
William Hairston was an actor, writer, director, producer and administrator. The collection contains biographical information about Hairston; correspondence; manuscripts for books, playscripts, musicals, poetry, comedy writing, television and... 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
Williams, Clarence, III, 1939-
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 801
1.92 linear feet (5 boxes)
The Clarence Williams III papers consist of personal and professional material related to this actor. The personal matter is small and contains biographical information and correspondence. The professional material focuses on Williams's early... more