Johari M. Rashad playbills and other material, circa 1974-2003
4 boxes (2 linear feet)
This collection, which dates from circa 1974-2003, contains approximately 120 playbills and programs relating to black theater in Washingon D.C., including memorabilia from Arena Stage and the Kennedy Center. One playbill bears the autograph of Debbie Allen. Also present are magazines, newspaper clippings, posters, photographs of community events and 23 record albums. The albums include performances by Richard Pryor and various soul and R&B singers.
Johari M. Rashad playbills and other material, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Johari M. Rashad
African American comedians
African American singers
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at firstname.lastname@example.org