The Official Theatrical World of Colored Artists: National Directory and Guide


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This collection of images, from the book of the same title and presented by The New York Public Library Digital Gallery, features playbills and advertisements for African American theatrical performances. Click "View Image Details" to read more about each image, including a complete description, indication of media type, the date of publication and more. This collection of images comes from the Manuscript, Archives and Rare Books Division of the Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture.

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    Grade: 3 to 12

    Topics: Visual Arts & Performing Arts, United States History, Theatre, Literary Analysis, History-Social Science, English-Language Arts

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