United States -- Race relations -- Drama
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
African American television scripts
Call Number: JWJ MSS 90
Scope and Contents: The collection consists of scripts and a small number of photographs documenting television programs featuring African American actors, entertainers, and topics from the 1950s through the 1990s. While some material from an earlier period of television broadcasting is present, including Amos and Andy (1952), Buelah (1950-1953), and The Jack Benny Show...
Dates: circa 1950-1998
Philip Rose papers
Call Number: YCAL MSS 438
Overview: The Philip Rose Papers consist of correspondence, notes, contracts, photographs, drawings, printed material, and audiovisual recordings documenting the work of theatre producer Philip Rose. Rose's production files comprise the bulk of the collection, documenting the shows he produced in varying degrees of detail; the productions Purlie Victorious, Purlie, A Raisin in the Sun, Shenandoah, and Split Second are particularly well documented. Files for most productions include legal and financial...
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