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Playbill for A Raisin in the Sun

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Used by:
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, American, founded 1928  Search this
Subject of:
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Claudia McNeil, American, 1917 - 1993  Search this
Ossie Davis, American, 1917 - 2005  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Louis Gossett Jr., American, born 1936  Search this
Diana Sands, American, 1934 - 1973  Search this
Ivan Dixon, American, 1931 - 2008  Search this
John Fiedler, American, 1925 - 2005  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 x 6 1/2 in. (22.9 x 16.5 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1959
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Tragedy (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.84
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59d139af8-1897-4d11-b170-d54c62fe17f5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.84
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A lobby card for the movie St. Louis Blues

Published by:
Paramount Pictures, American, founded 1912  Search this
Subject of:
Nat King Cole, American, 1919 - 1965  Search this
Eartha Kitt, American, 1927 - 2008  Search this
Pearl Bailey, American, 1918 - 1990  Search this
Cab Calloway, American, 1907 - 1994  Search this
Ella Fitzgerald, American, 1917 - 1996  Search this
Mahalia Jackson, American, 1911 - 1972  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Juano Hernández, 1896 - 1970  Search this
W. C. Handy, American, 1873 - 1958  Search this
Medium:
ink on poster board
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 x 14 in. (27.9 x 35.6 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place depicted:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1958
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Blues (Music)  Search this
Film  Search this
Musical films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2010.34.14
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1958 Paramount Pictures. Permission required for use.
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58811b3c6-a8d3-445f-9e2a-faa242299249
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2010.34.14
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Poster for a concert to aid sit-in movements and the Martin Luther King Defense

Printed by:
E. J. Warner Poster Corp., American  Search this
Subject of:
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., American, 1929 - 1968  Search this
Harry Belafonte Jr., American, born 1927  Search this
Mahalia Jackson, American, 1911 - 1972  Search this
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Shelley Winters, American, 1920 - 2006  Search this
Diahann Carroll, American, 1935 - 2019  Search this
Ossie Davis, American, 1917 - 2005  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
John Oliver Killens, American, 1916 - 1987  Search this
George Tabori, Hungarian, 1914 - 2007  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 24 3/16 × 18 1/16 in. (61.5 × 45.9 cm)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1960
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Actors  Search this
Civil Rights  Search this
Music  Search this
Musicians  Search this
Singers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2019.28.22
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Civil Rights Movement
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd50e467547-7b4c-4cc8-948a-9c8920d325d9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2019.28.22
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Theatre program for Boesman and Lena

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
James Earl Jones, American, born 1931  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 9 3/8 x 6 3/8 in. (23.8 x 16.2 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1970
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kayla Deigh Owens
Object number:
2011.45.14
Restrictions & Rights:
Public domain
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5151fc587-27a0-4aba-a414-cf72d1c017ce
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.45.14
Online Media:

Lobby card for A Raisin in the Sun

Subject of:
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Claudia McNeil, American, 1917 - 1993  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Philip Rose, 1921 - 2011  Search this
David J. Cogan, Romanian American, died 2002  Search this
David Howard Susskind, American, 1920 - 1987  Search this
Daniel Mannix Petrie, Canadian, 1920 - 2004  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 10 15/16 × 14 in. (27.8 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Race films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.134.2
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1961 Columbia Pictures Corporation. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
A Cinema Apart: African American Film Memorabilia (Larry Richards Collection)
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58c9460e9-3465-44a2-982a-4febee12d73e
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.134.2
Online Media:

Lobby card for A Raisin in the Sun

Created by:
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Subject of:
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Claudia McNeil, American, 1917 - 1993  Search this
Diana Sands, American, 1934 - 1973  Search this
Stephen Perry, American, born 1952  Search this
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper (fiber product)
Dimensions:
H x W (Image): 9 3/4 × 12 15/16 in. (24.8 × 32.8 cm)
H x W (Sheet): 11 × 14 1/16 in. (28 × 35.7 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Race films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.134.4
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1961 Columbia Pictures Corporation. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd524fdb6aa-0be8-4627-83b7-4b06ef60b194
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.134.4
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Lobby card for A Raisin in the Sun with autograph of Sidney Poitier

Subject of:
Columbia Pictures Industries, Inc., founded 1919  Search this
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Claudia McNeil, American, 1917 - 1993  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Philip Rose, 1921 - 2011  Search this
David J. Cogan, Romanian American, died 2002  Search this
David Howard Susskind, American, 1920 - 1987  Search this
Daniel Mannix Petrie, Canadian, 1920 - 2004  Search this
Signed by:
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 1/16 × 14 in. (28.1 × 35.6 cm)
Type:
lobby cards
Place used:
United States, North and Central America
Date:
1961
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Film  Search this
Hollywood (Film)  Search this
Race films  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.118.134.6
Restrictions & Rights:
© 1961 Columbia Pictures Corporation. Permission required for use.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Collection title:
A Cinema Apart: African American Film Memorabilia (Larry Richards Collection)
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Advertisements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5ce35c2c7-c3d5-4ca5-b659-20d2b223c538
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.118.134.6
Online Media:

Flyer soliciting pledges to stand against South African Apartheid

Created by:
American Committee on Africa, American, 1953 - 2001  Search this
Subject of:
William H. Booth, American, 1922 - 2006  Search this
Sammy Davis Jr., American, 1925 - 1990  Search this
Dick Gregory, American, 1932 - 2017  Search this
Diahann Carroll, American, 1935 - 2019  Search this
Ruby Dee, American, 1924 - 2014  Search this
Wilt Chamberlain, American, 1936 - 1999  Search this
Bill Cosby, American, born 1937  Search this
Ossie Davis, American, 1917 - 2005  Search this
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
Arthur Ashe Jr., American, 1943 - 1993  Search this
Roy Lichtenstein, American, 1923 - 1997  Search this
Pete Seeger, American, 1919 - 2014  Search this
Brock Peters, American, 1927 - 2005  Search this
Richard Roundtree, American, born 1942  Search this
Rev. Ralph David Abernathy, American, 1926 - 1990  Search this
Arthur Ashe Jr., American, 1943 - 1993  Search this
James Baldwin, American, 1924 - 1987  Search this
A. Philip Randolph Institute, American, founded 1965  Search this
Sidney Poitier, Bahamian American, 1927 - 2022  Search this
Rafer Lewis Johnson, American, 1934 - 2020  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper
Dimensions:
H x W: 11 × 8 1/2 in. (27.9 × 21.6 cm)
Type:
fliers (printed matter)
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
South Africa, Africa
Date:
1970s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Activism  Search this
Actors  Search this
Africa  Search this
Black power  Search this
International affairs  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2015.97.27.7
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera-Political and Activist Ephemera
Movement:
Pan Africanism
Anti-apartheid movements
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51acaddc6-ae3c-43f9-a931-74a6bb9c9082
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.97.27.7
Online Media:

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