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Found 11 collections related to African American actors

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O'Neal, Frederick, 1905-1992
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 427
22.2 linear feet (45 archival boxes)
The Frederick O'Neal Papers document the theatrical, labor, and civic activities of this actor and labor leader, mostly from the 1940s through the 1990s. The collection consists primarily of personal papers, correspondence, speeches and addresses,... more
Gunn, Bill, 1934-1989
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 971
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Bill Gunn playscripts are comprised of 5 varying copies of Bill Gunn's playscript titled, The Forbidden City.
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 690
4.58 linear feet (12 boxes)
This collection consists of press kits and pressbooks or campaign books for films starring Black actors and actresses; in many cases, these films were directed, produced, and/or written by African Americans as well. The press kits contain sets of... more
Branner, Djola
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 868
1.25 linear feet (2 boxes)
The Djola Branner papers, 1983-2010, document his personal life and professional career as a writer, poet, dancer, choreographer, actor, and educator. The collection reflects how his identity and experiences as a gay Black man informed much of... 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
New Federal Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 930
5.47 linear feet (13 boxes, 1 volume); 624.1 mb (81 computer files)
The New Federal Theatre records document several decades of the New Federal Theatre founded by Woodie King Jr., mostly through production scripts.
Miller, Henry (Henry D.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 756
4.37 linear feet (11 boxes)
A veteran theater artist of the 1960s and 1970s civil rights inspired Black theater movement, Henry Miller has directed a number of plays in the African American drama canon. Between 1962 and 1992, Miller founded three Black theater companies: the... more
Jones, Judd, 1931-2011
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 846
1.42 linear feet (2 boxes)
Judd Jones was an African American actor, singer, dancer, and director whose career was centered in New York City. The Judd Jones papers document his theatrical career.
New Heritage Theatre Group (New York, N.Y.)
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 912
1.67 linear feet (4 boxes)
The New Heritage Theatre Group records consists of playbills, broadsides, flyers, playscripts, correspondence and printed matter relating to the organization's productions and events from 1965-2015. Of particular note are original playscripts and... more
Price, Gilbert
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 403
0.21 linear feet (1 box)
The Gilbert Price collection consists primarily of printed material. The collection contains several drafts of a biographical essay about Price written by Allen Warren Smith, a close friend and business associate, and administrative records of... more
Monson, Lex, 1926-2004
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 730
0.83 linear feet (2 boxes)
Lex Monson (Elexendre Remus Monson) was an actor, singer, chorus director, and producer. The Lex Monson collection consists primarily of printed matter, correspondence, and playscripts.