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subj6. Holdings related to Film, Television, and Radio

 Record Group
Identifier: subj6
Holdings related to Film, Television, and Radio

Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Conversations from Wingspread collection

Identifier: 099
Content Description

Audiocassettes and printed summaries of radio programs produced during conferences at the Johnson Foundation in Racine, Wisconsin. The programs are about African American culture and race relations.

Dates: Other: 1983

Ellis Cooper script

Identifier: 2036
Content Description

One television script by Ellis Cooper entitled "Tine Lee." The biographical television drama script about Leontyne Price begins with her infancy and highlights events in her career, including concerts in her hometown of Laurel, Mississippi. Events in her life span the years from 1927 to 1969.

Dates: undated

Sammy Davis Jr., collection

Identifier: 647
Content Description Sammy Davis Jr. was born on December 8, 1925, in New York City and began his career in entertainment at the age of three in 1928 in vaudeville with the Will Mastin Trio. He was part of the Rat Pack in Hollywood along with actors and singers Frank Sinatra and Dean Martin. Davis was a renown singer and dancer who made numerous television appearances and movies such as 1959s “Porgy & Bess” and “Ocean’s Eleven” in 1960. This collection consists of photocopies of new clippings covering Sammy...
Dates: Other: 1955-1996

Just for the Record collection

Identifier: 435
Scope and Contents This collection is made up of 3/4" U-matic videotapes of the television program Just for the Record - A T.V. Series for Gay People. Just for the Record was a weekly program produced on Cox Cable Channels 42 and 49 in New Orleans from 1987 to 1993, and was the city’s first LGBT+ television show. It covered both local and national topics of interest to the gay and lesbian community. It was produced by Valda Goodwin Lewis...
Dates: 1987-1993

Odyssey through Literature interviews

Identifier: 2253
Content Description

This collection of interviews contains six tape recordings of the Odyssey Through Literature radio program, which was produced as a continuing education service of the Department of Comparative Literature at Penn State University. This collection includes recoded broadcasts of Dennis Brutus; Kashim Tala on the oral literature of Cameroon; Ali Haji Papa Bunko Susso and Nakoyo Susso on the role of the griot in Africa; J. M. Coetzee; and Chaim Potok.

Dates: 1989

George A. Rhodes papers

Identifier: 643
Content Description George A. Rhodes was a pianist, music director, composer, and arranger. He studied piano at the Julliard School and went to work for Appollo Records in 1950-1952. He also worked for RCA Victor (1954-1955), King Records (1955-1956) and Ammco Records as a music arranger from 1958-1959. He was the first Black conductor for Golden Boy in 1965 and the first Black orchestra leader at the Coconut Grove in 1971. Between 1975-1976 he was the first and only Black music conductor at the Tropicana...
Dates: 1947-1997

Andy Simons collection

Identifier: 339
Content Description Consists of clippings about Chicago civil rights activists, including Harold Washington, Lu Palmer, Louis Farrakhan, Nathaniel Clay. The audiocassettes include recordings by or about the same individuals and others including Marcus Garvey, Stokley Carmichael, Margaret Walker, Melvin Van Peebles, Dorothy Tillman, and John G. Jackson. Collection file includes an index to call 70 audiocassettes with some topical summaries. This collection also includes an audiocassette entitled...
Dates: Other: 1982-1988

William Warfield papers

 Collection — 32 boxes
Identifier: 379
Scope and Contents The William Warfield papers document Warfield's career as a bass baritone singer, actor, narrator, and professor.  The collection consists of correspondence, financial documents, schedules, collected items, newspaper articles, and photographs spanning the years 1948 to 1990. The papers have been arranged into five series, which are arranged as follows: biographical information and correspondence, financial records, itineraries and schedules, collected items, and oversize items. The bulk of...
Dates: Created: 1948-1990; Other: Majority of material found in 1950-1980; Other: Date acquired: 01/01/1989

Fredi Washington papers

Identifier: 380
Scope and Contents The papers of actress, dancer, and activist Fredi Washington measure 2.14 linear feet. The collection, dating from 1925-1979, documents her stage and film career, her writings on theater, and her professional work in supporting African American actors and actresses. It contains correspondence, photographs, news clippings, honors and awards, scripts, and a scrapbook. Approximately one hundred items of correspondence from 1933 to 1979 are contained in the collection. The...
Dates: Created: 1925-1979; Other: Date acquired: 06/30/1975

Bert A. Williams collection

Identifier: 483
Content Description The Bert A. Williams collection contains material and memorabilia collected by Thelma J. Goode of Mobile, Alabama, on early African American entertainer Bert A. Williams. Included are two photographs of Williams, newspaper and magazine clippings about Williams, a typescript list of compositions by Williams, as well as the cover of sheet music for the song "Oh! I Don't Know, You're Not So Warm!" with a picture of Williams. Both photographs are undated, but likely taken in the 1910s; one is...
Dates: Other: 1910s-1971