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Johari M. Rashad playbills and other material

Creator:
Rashad, Johari  Search this
Names:
Pryor, Richard  Search this
Extent:
2 Linear Feet (4 boxes)
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Playbills
Posters
Clippings
Color photographs
Periodicals
Phonograph records
Programs
Date:
circa 1974-2003
Summary:
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.
Restrictions:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Please contact the archivist at acmarchives@si.edu.
Topic:
African American singers  Search this
Theater -- Washington (D.C.)  Search this
Popular music -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
African American comedians  Search this
Genre/Form:
Playbills
Posters
Clippings
Color photographs
Periodicals
Phonograph records
Programs
Citation:
Johari M. Rashad playbills and other material, Anacostia Community Museum Archives, Smithsonian Institution, gift of Johari M. Rashad.
Identifier:
ACMA.06-028
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Johari M. Rashad playbills and other material
Archival Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-acma-06-028

Icons of African American comedy / Eddie Tafoya

Author:
Tafoya, Eddie  Search this
Physical description:
xxii, 283 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2011
Topic:
African American comedians  Search this
African American wit and humor--History and criticism  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_985930

Laughing mad : the black comic persona in post-soul America / Bambi Haggins

Author:
Haggins, Bambi 1961-  Search this
Physical description:
x, 274 p. : ill ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Date:
2007
C2007
Topic:
African American comedians  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_826241

Whoopi Goldberg : her journey from poverty to megastardom / James Robert Parrish

Author:
Parrish, James Robert  Search this
Subject:
Goldberg, Whoopi 1950-  Search this
Physical description:
vii, 390 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
1997
C1997
Topic:
Comedians  Search this
African American comedians--Biography  Search this
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
African American motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Call number:
CT275.G6119 P37 1997
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_539479

Richard Pryor at the Anacostia Neighborhood Museum

Creator:
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Subject:
Pryor, Richard  Search this
Kinard, John 1936-1989  Search this
Burke, Pleasant  Search this
Lorton Reformatory  Search this
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Physical description:
1 open reel 1/2 inch video recording
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
1974
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Artists  Search this
African American artists  Search this
Prisoners  Search this
African American prisoners  Search this
Comedians  Search this
African American comedians  Search this
Local number:
ACMA AV004307
Restrictions & Rights:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist at ACMarchives@si.edu
See more items in:
ACM Museum Events, PR, and Ceremonies Recordings
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_380548

Citified: Interview with Erin Jackson

Creator:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Subject:
Anacostia Community Museum  Search this
Anacostia Neighborhood Museum  Search this
Physical description:
1 MiniDV video recording
Culture:
African American  Search this
Type:
Video recordings
Interviews
Place:
Anacostia (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
United States
Date:
2011
Topic:
African Americans  Search this
Comedians  Search this
African American comedians  Search this
Civic leaders  Search this
Communities  Search this
Local number:
ACMA AV005221
Restrictions & Rights:
Use of the materials requires an appointment. Some items are not accessible due to obsolete format and playback machinery restrictions. Please contact the archivist to make an appointment: ACMarchives@si.edu
Data Source:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_arc_386599

I can't make this up : life lessons / Kevin Hart with Neil Strauss

Title:
I cannot make this up
Author:
Hart, Kevin 1979-  Search this
Strauss, Neil  Search this
Subject:
Hart, Kevin 1979-  Search this
Physical description:
378 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Autobiographies
Place:
United States
North Philadelphia (Philadelphia, Pa.)
Date:
2017
Topic:
African American comedians  Search this
Comedians  Search this
African American motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Motion picture actors and actresses  Search this
Self-actualization (Psychology)  Search this
Conduct of life  Search this
Change (Psychology)  Search this
Spiritual life  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1088986

Flip : the inside story of TV's first Black superstar / Kevin Cook

Author:
Cook, Kevin 1956-  Search this
Subject:
Wilson, Flip  Search this
Physical description:
242 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Type:
Biography
Place:
United States
Date:
2013
Topic:
Comedians  Search this
African American comedians  Search this
Television personalities  Search this
African American television personalities  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_1020222

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