Frank Schiffman Apollo Theatre Collection, 1935-1973
Schiffman, Frank ?-1972
Langer, Amy Schiffman
Apollo Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
4 cu. ft
Ledgers (account books)
New York (State)
New York (N.Y.)
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Frank Schiffman (with his sons, Robert and Jack) co-owned and managed the Apollo Theatre, New York City, 1935-1976, during which he was one of the most renowned theatrical presenters of African American talent in the United States.
Photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks, handbills, awards and booking ledgers from New York's Apollo Theatre, ca. 1935-1973.
Photographs: primarily publicity photographs with distributors' imprints.
Frank Schiffman Apollo Theatre Collection, 1935-1973, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
African American musicians
African American entertainers
AC0540.0000002.tif (AC Scan)
1996.3006 (NMAH Acc.)
2014.3075 (NMAH Acc.)
Unrestricted research use on site, by appointment, with these exceptions: Gloves required with unprotected photographs. Scrapbooks temporarily restricted from research access due to fragility