African American actors
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Peter F. O'Brien collection on African American artists
Call Number: JWJ MSS 99
Overview: The collection contains material compiled by Father Peter F. O'Brien on twentieth century African American cultural figures. The collection consists chiefly of subject files on prominent mid-century artists, authors, and performers, including stage and screen actors, singers, and dancers. Individuals covered include: James Baldwin, Paul Robeson, Antonio Salemme, Ethel Waters, Mabel Mercer, and Thelma Carpenter, among others. Files contain printed materials, such as newspaper clippings and...
Redd Foxx scripts
Call Number: JWJ MSS 242
Scope and Contents: The collection include scripts used by Redd Foxx on the television show Sanford and Son from all six seasons of the show. Some of the scripts include Redd Foxx’s annotations. Also included are sheet music, some of which were used for Sanford and Son and other Redd Foxx performances. The dates listed for the scripts are the dates in which the scripts were created.
Dates: bulk circa 1953-1976
George Sklar and Miriam Blecher papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 1446
Overview: The collection contains correspondence, writings, photographs, printed material, personal papers, and other papers by or relating to George Sklar and Miriam Blecher.