Found in 20 Collections and/or Records:
The Adams T. Rice papers consists of newspaper clippings, scrapbooks, photographs, and programs relating to theatre in Detroit, Michigan, the Federal Theatre Project, and Rice's lecture "The Magic of Science." Material was collected by Rice and dates from the 1920s to 1960, with the bulk of the material dating from the 1920s to the 1930s.
The Alan Bowne papers consists of three boxes of materials created over the course of Bowne's career as a playwright and author. These include play scripts and drafts, short story drafts, screenplays, correspondence, notebooks, photographs, audio cassettes, and one reel-to-reel tape. These materials originate from the 1970s - 1991, with the bulk of the collection originating from the 1980s.
Collection largely consists of ephemera that documents performing arts and theater in Washington, D.C.
The Arnold Sundgaard papers includes materials created and collected by Arnold Sundgaard. The collection is divided into eight series: Correspondence; Musical Scores; Newspaper Clippings; Photographs; Playscripts; Programs and Posters; Writings, Reviews, Publications; and Audio Recordings.
The College of Visual and Performing Arts records contains information about several departments within the college itself along with many posters, playbills and class materials ranging from the 1960s-2015. As the College of Visual and Performing Arts was established in 1990, much of the collection is made up from materials from the departments pre-dating the time when the College brought them all together.
The Dorothea Thomas Lynch papers contains correspondence, issues of the Federal Theatre bulletin, issues of the Federal Theatre in the South, production notes, scripts, and set designs for the production The Girl of the Golden West, class outlines for the History of drama, newsclippings about the Florida Federal Theatre Project, and scrapbooks containing programs, photographs, and newsclippings about Jacksonville, Miami, and Tampa, Florida Federal Theatre Project productions.
The culture and science series consists 181 posters that were used to advertise for a variety of events. There are also posters that advertise for attractions, such as zoos, that do not mention specific activities. The event posters usually list dates, times, and other information for potential attendees. The posters range in size from 20x57cm to 56x80cm with most measuring 56x80cm. Most of the posters date from the 1980s.
This series contains posters advertising theater, opera, concert and dance performances in Berlin and other East German cities. This collection consists of 941 posters of various sizes. They range in size from 28 x 58 cm to 86 x 60 cm. The majority of posters measure 57 x 81 cm.
The Eda Edson papers contain personal papers collected by Edson from the 1930s to 1976. These papers include newspaper clippings highlighting her work in vaudeville in the early 1930s, correspondence regarding connections to the Federal Theatre Project, photographs of Edson and her orchestra, as well as scripts, production notes, and programs from the production Follow the Parade.
This collection brings together over 90 individual donations of Federal Theatre Project material. The material in this collection consists of employment papers, correspondence, scrapbooks, newspaper and magazine clippings, photographs, playscripts, programs, fliers, and production notebooks.
The "Frankly Speaking" radio show collection consists of production files, open reel recordings of the shows, digital copies on both DVD and a hard drive, and a small number of show recordings on cassette tapes.
The Hedley Gordon Graham papers contains a scrapbook, acting classes grade books, family photographs and photographs of Federal Theatre Project productions, correspondence, playbills, cards (possibly used for a treasure hunt game), scripts, and magazine and newspaper articles. Federal Theatre material includes photographs, newspaper clippings, and scripts for productions of O Say Can You Sing, Triple A Plowed Under, Altars of Steel, and Living Newspaper productions in Chicago.
Illustrated scroll of samples of Noh masks and a record of props, in Japanese “Noh-men hinagata emono hikae" のうめん ひながた えもの ひかえ
An illustrated scroll - or emakimono - of samples of masks and a record of props used in Noh theater, created circa late 19th century or early 20th century. The scroll measures nearly 30 feet in length when unrolled and is constructed of individual illustrated leaves that have been adhered together to create the scroll. When rolled, the scroll is housed in a wooden box.
Cabinet card photograph of the dancer Loie Fuller, taken circa mid-1890s, and one-sided program from a dance performance by Fuller’s dance troupe at the Union Interalliée club in Paris on July 8, 1924, written in French.
Content warning: orientalism and racist content.
A program for the musical Mecca (also known as Cairo) by Oscar Asche, 1920.
Content warning: outdated racial language to describe African Americans. Three programs and one pamphlet documenting the dance career of African American dancer Mildred Davenport, 1936 - 1940.
Silver gelatin print photograph of an unknown woman by the White Studio of New York City, late 1910s - early 1920s.
Content warning: Racist imagery. This collection contains posters promoting the American National Theatre and Academy (ANTA)-sponsored production of the Gershwin opera "Porgy and Bess" as it toured various countries - mostly European - during the mid-1950s. It also contains poster mock-ups and artwork related to the production.
Includes correspondence, administrative documents, and event information from the Prince William Cultural Arts Federation.