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Found 2 collections related to Women singers

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Roley, Ida
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 723
0.25 linear feet (1 box)
Ida Roley was a coloratura soprano and actress whose performances include a role in the 1923 edition of Jimmie Cooper's Revue, a burlesque show comprised of approximately seventy cast members, both African American and white. The white owner,... more
Jarboro, Caterina
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division | Sc MG 208
0.02 linear feet (2 folders)
Caterina Jarboro (1898-1986) was the first Black female opera singer to perform with a major company. The Caterina Jarboro papers consist of letters, programs, news clippings, and other items relating to Jarboro's career.