African American dancers
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 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...
Olivette Miller and Bunny Briggs collection
Call Number: JWJ MSS 364
Scope and Contents: The collection includes materials related to both the personal and professional lives of Olivette Miller and Bunny Briggs. The collection includes Miller's contacts' addresses, correspondence, a scrapbook of clippings, and photographs. Scripts, contracts, and photographs related to Briggs' career are included. Also included are programs from performances that Miller and Briggs appeared in. Photographs and writings related to Flournoy E. Miller's biographical materials potentially relate to...