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Frank Schiffman Apollo Theatre Collection, 1935-1973

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Collector:
Schiffman, Frank ?-1972
Donor:
Langer, Amy Schiffman
Schiffman, Jack
Subject:
Schiffman, Robert
Apollo Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Physical description:
4 cu. ft
Type:
Scrapbooks
Collection descriptions
Ledgers (account books)
Photographs
Handbills
Awards
Publicity photographs
Place:
New York (State)
New York
New York (N.Y.)
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Date:
1935
1935-1973
1930-1980
20th century
Notes:
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.
Summary:
Photographs, correspondence, scrapbooks, handbills, awards and booking ledgers from New York's Apollo Theatre, ca. 1935-1973.
Photographs: primarily publicity photographs with distributors' imprints.
Cite as:
Frank Schiffman Apollo Theatre Collection, 1935-1973, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Music-halls
Theaters
Concerts
African American musicians
African American entertainers
Entertainers
Local number:
AC0540.0000002.tif (AC Scan)
1996.3006 (NMAH Acc.)
2014.3075 (NMAH Acc.)
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Frank Schiffman Apollo Theatre Collection, 1935-1973
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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