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Uncle Tom’s Cabin Handbill

Referenced:
Stowe, Harriet Beecher  Search this
Maker:
Erie Litho. & Printing Co.  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 in x 10 1/2 in; 71.12 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
playbill
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Erie
Subject:
Theater  Search this
Uncle Tom  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald T. McDaniel
ID Number:
1981.0859.04
Accession number:
1981.0859
Catalog number:
1981.0859.04
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-ecb1-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_675394
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Uncle Tom’s Cabin Handbill

Referenced:
Stowe, Harriet Beecher  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 28 in x 10 1/2 in; 71.12 cm x 26.67 cm
Object Name:
playbill
Subject:
Theater  Search this
Uncle Tom  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Donald T. McDaniel
ID Number:
1981.0859.05
Accession number:
1981.0859
Catalog number:
1981.0859.05
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-7dce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_675395
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Playbill for Topdog/Underdog

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Edited by:
Judy Samuelson  Search this
Subject of:
Suzan-Lori Parks, American, born 1963  Search this
George Costello Wolfe, American, born 1954  Search this
Mos Def, American, born 1973  Search this
Jeffrey Wright, American, born 1965  Search this
Ambassador Theatre, American, founded 1928  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 8 7/16 × 5 3/8 × 1/16 in. (21.5 × 13.6 × 0.2 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 8 7/16 × 10 1/2 × 11/16 in. (21.5 × 26.7 × 1.8 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place used:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Date:
March 2002
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Families  Search this
Poverty  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Theatre companies  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kathleen M. Kendrick
Object number:
2015.64.13
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
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5992d63b2-db1b-4fd0-b62f-3a167cb61179
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.64.13
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Playbill for A Raisin in the Sun with insert essay ‘Sweet Lorraine'

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Written by:
James Baldwin, American, 1924 - 1987  Search this
Printed by:
Unidentified  Search this
Edited by:
Blake Ross  Search this
Subject of:
Lorraine Hansberry, American, 1930 - 1965  Search this
Kenny Leon, American, born 1956  Search this
Denzel Washington, American, born 1954  Search this
LaTanya Richardson Jackson, American, born 1949  Search this
Sophie Okonedo, British, born 1968  Search this
Ethel Barrymore Theatre, American, founded 1928  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (2015.64.14.1 Closed): 8 9/16 × 5 3/8 × 3/16 in. (21.7 × 13.7 × 0.5 cm)
H x W x D (2015.64.14.1 Open): 8 9/16 × 10 3/8 × 7/8 in. (21.7 × 26.3 × 2.2 cm)
H x W x D (2015.64.14.2 Closed): 9 × 4 1/4 (22.8 × 10.8 × 0.1 cm)
H x W x D (2015.64.14.2 Open): 9 × 12 5/8 × 1 in. (22.8 × 32 × 2.5 cm)
L x W (2015.64.14.3): 9 1/16 × 4 1/16 in. (23 × 10.3 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Date:
April 2014
Topic:
African American  Search this
Actors  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Families  Search this
Poverty  Search this
Race discrimination  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Segregation  Search this
Theatre companies  Search this
Tragedy (Theatre)  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kathleen M. Kendrick
Object number:
2015.64.14.1-.3
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
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd56bcb8360-0dcf-45bb-baf3-3795638a0ac4
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.64.14.1-.3
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Playbill for Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992

Published by:
Playbill, American, founded 1884  Search this
Edited by:
Judy Samuelson  Search this
Subject of:
Anna Deavere Smith, American, born 1950  Search this
George Costello Wolfe, American, born 1954  Search this
Cort Theatre, American, founded 1912  Search this
Medium:
ink on paper with metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (Closed): 8 3/8 × 5 7/16 × 1/8 in. (21.2 × 13.8 × 0.3 cm)
H x W x D (Open): 8 3/8 × 10 11/16 × 3/4 in. (21.2 × 27.1 × 1.9 cm)
Type:
theater programs
Place printed:
New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place used:
Crown Heights, Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States, North and Central America
Place depicted:
Los Angeles, California, United States, North and Central America
Date:
April 1994
Topic:
African American  Search this
Broadway Theatre  Search this
Drama (Theatre)  Search this
Justice  Search this
Race relations  Search this
Resistance  Search this
U.S. History, 1969-2001  Search this
Urban life  Search this
Violence  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Kathleen M. Kendrick
Object number:
2015.64.12
Restrictions & Rights:
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Memorabilia and Ephemera
Exhibition:
Taking the Stage
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 054
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd57f7188d5-f979-4816-b77a-88a67a066e71
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.64.12
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Edith Lauren Theater Collection

Source:
Lauren, Edith  Search this
Former owner:
Lauren, Edith  Search this
Extent:
2.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Playbills
Theater programs
Date:
1950-2018
Summary:
The collection consists of playbills for performances attended by Edith Lauren in the United States and London
Content Description:
The collection consists of playbills for performances attended in the United States and London.
Arrangement:
The collection is arranged into one series.
Provenance:
Collection donated to the National Museum of American History in 2018 by Edith Lauren.
Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Genre/Form:
Playbills
Theater programs -- 20th century
Citation:
Edith Lauren Theater Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.1488
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-1488

Cabin In The Sky, with Ethel Waters, Todd Duncan, Dooley Wilson, Rex Ingram, J. Rosamond Johnson; Martin Beck Theatre Playbill

Collection Collector:
Musical History, Division of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Collection Creator:
Ellington, Duke, 1899-1974  Search this
Container:
Box 2 (Series 16), Folder 9
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
October 28, 1940
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.

Copyright restrictions. Consult the Archives Center at archivescenter@si.edu or 202-633-3270.

Paul Ellington, executor, is represented by:

Richard J.J. Scarola, Scarola Ellis LLP, 888 Seventh Avenue, 45th Floor, New York, New York 10106. Telephone (212) 757-0007 x 235; Fax (212) 757-0469; email: rjjs@selaw.com; www.selaw.com; www.ourlawfirm.com.
Collection Citation:
Duke Ellington Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
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Duke Ellington Collection
Duke Ellington Collection / Series 16: Miscellaneous
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0301-ref22194

Mille Gade Corson Collection

Creator:
Community Life, Div. of (NMAH, SI)  Search this
Stoyanoff, Esther  Search this
Corson, Mille Gade , 1898- (swimmer)  Search this
Names:
Danish American Athletic Club.  Search this
Red Cross  Search this
Extent:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Albums
Clippings
Certificates
Programs
Sheet music
Playbills
Scrapbooks
Photographs
Place:
Denmark -- Emigration and immigration -- 1920-1930
Date:
1920-1930.
Scope and Contents note:
Three scrapbooks and two albums containing photographs of Corson; news clippings about the swim; a Certificate of Life Membership in the Danish American Athletic Club; a certificate from the American Red Cross; sheet music; a tribute to her which contains a picture of her and her children; programs with images of her; advertisements; and a Navy chart showing her route and time. Vaudeville appearances, product endorsements, and civic honors are depicted in photographs and playbills.
Arrangement:
Arranged into two series

Series 1: Photographs, undated

Series 2: Scrapbooks, circa 1926
Biographical/Historical note:
Mille Gade was born in Denmark into the Gade family of noted musicians. At 16 she was awarded the Royal Life Saving Medal (only five in the world at that time) by the king. She also received recognition and a cash award from the Carnegie Foundation for her life-saving feats. She emigrated to the United States in 1919. In 1921 she became the second woman to swim around Manhattan Island and in the same year swam frm Albany to New York City. On Sept. 21, 1921 she married Clemington Corson. Her first English Channel attempt was in August 1923, when she was forced to abondon the effort within two miles of the French coast. On Aug. 27 and 28, 1926, she swam the English Channel (France to England) in 15-3/4 hours, the first mother and only the second woman to conquer the Channel.
Related Archival Materials:
Artifacts from this accession located in Community Life collections, NMAH.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Esther Stoyanoff, October 25, 1981.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Topic:
Vaudeville  Search this
Sports -- 1920-1930  Search this
English Channel -- 1920-1930  Search this
Swimming -- 1920-1930  Search this
Swimmers -- 1920-1930  Search this
Genre/Form:
Albums -- 1920-1930
Clippings -- 1920-1930
Certificates -- 1920-1930
Programs -- 1920-1930
Sheet music -- 1920-1930
Playbills
Scrapbooks -- 20th century
Photographs -- 1900-1950
Citation:
Mille Gade Corson Collection, 1920-1930, Archives Center, National Museum of American History. Gift of Esther Stoyanoff.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0063
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Mille Gade Corson Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0063
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Linda di Chamounix Broadside

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 24 in x 6 1/4 in x 1/2 in; 60.96 cm x 15.875 cm x 1.27 cm
Object Name:
Playbill
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Date made:
1847
Subject:
Theater  Search this
Opera  Search this
Credit Line:
B. L. and Louise S. Freeman
ID Number:
1980.0087.01
Accession number:
1980.0087
Catalog number:
1980.0087.01
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ae-4226-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_675399

Plakate / Jörg Weigelt Auktionen

Author:
Jörg Weigelt Auktionen  Search this
Physical description:
66 p., [6] leaves of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 30 cm
Type:
Catalogs
Date:
1988
[1988]
Topic:
Posters, German  Search this
Film posters  Search this
Playbills  Search this
Theatrical posters  Search this
Call number:
NC1810 .J64 1988
NC1810.J64 1988
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_350725

Hughes, Langston

Collection Creator:
Asch, Moses  Search this
Distler, Marian, 1919-1964  Search this
Folkways Records  Search this
Container:
Box Asch_01_015, Folder 28
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1957-1968
Scope and Contents note:
Clippings/publications, 1957-1967; miscellaneous printed ephemera with inscriptions by Hughes; playbills/programs, 1957-1968
Collection Restrictions:
Access by appointment only. Contact the Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections at rinzlerarchives@si.edu or (202) 633-7322 for additional information.
Collection Rights:
Copyright restrictions apply. Contact archives staff for additional information.
Collection Citation:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.ASCH, File Asch_01_015_028
See more items in:
Moses and Frances Asch Collection
Moses and Frances Asch Collection / Series 1: Correspondence
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-asch-ref1503

Clarendon (Playbill), 2.5 line

Object Name:
type, wood
wood type, batch of
ID Number:
GA.24116
Catalog number:
24116
Accession number:
316360
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Work and Industry: Graphic Arts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-9897-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1912730

Fifth Avenue Theatre. Mrs. Fiske Presenting Tess of the D'Ubervilles

Associated Name:
Fiske, Minnie  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 6 1/2 in x 4 3/4 in; 16.51 cm x 12.065 cm
Object Name:
Playbill
Other Terms:
Playbill; Entertainment; Theater
Date made:
1897
Subject:
Theater  Search this
ID Number:
ET.234377.002AZ
Catalog number:
234377.002AZ
Accession number:
234377
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-9705-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_374596

Fifth Avenue Theatre. Mrs. Fiske Presenting Tess of the D'Ubervilles

Associated Name:
Fiske, Minnie  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 16.5 cm x 11.8 cm; 6 1/2 in x 4 5/8 in
Object Name:
Playbill
Other Terms:
Playbill; Entertainment; Theater
Date made:
1897
Subject:
Theater  Search this
ID Number:
ET.234377.002AY
Catalog number:
234377.002AY
Accession number:
234377
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-224b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_374597

Florence

Depicted:
Florence, William Jermyn  Search this
Maker:
Baker, Joseph E.  Search this
Forbes Lithograph Manufacturing Company  Search this
Measurements:
image: 22 in x 17 in; 55.88 cm x 43.18 cm
Object Name:
lithograph
Object Type:
Lithograph
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Date made:
n.d.
Subject:
Theater  Search this
Credit Line:
Harry T. Peters "America on Stone" Lithography Collection
ID Number:
DL.60.3022
Catalog number:
60.3022
Accession number:
228146
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Cultural and Community Life: Domestic Life
Domestic Furnishings
Art
Advertising
Peters Prints
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-2588-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_325291

The National Theatre: The Chamelon, Used Up, The Young Actresses

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 9 in; 30.48 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
Playbill
announcement
broadside
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1856
Subject:
Theater  Search this
ID Number:
CL.63.0945
Accession number:
247375
Catalog number:
63.945
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-e107-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_675404

Washington Theatre: The Serious Family, Wanted 1,000 Young Milliners

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 6 in; 30.48 cm x 15.24 cm
Object Name:
Playbill
announcement
broadside
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1852
Subject:
Theater  Search this
ID Number:
CL.63.0948
Accession number:
247375
Catalog number:
63.946
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Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-eef2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_675405

National Theatre: Richard the Third

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 1/4 in x 7 1/2 in; 46.355 cm x 19.05 cm
Object Name:
Playbill
announcement
broadside
Date made:
1856
Subject:
Theater  Search this
ID Number:
CL.63.0946
Accession number:
247375
Catalog number:
63.946
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-eef3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_675406

Broadside for School for Scandal and Roland for an Oliver at the National Theatre

Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 18 in x 8 in; 45.72 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
Playbill
announcement
broadside
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Date made:
1853
Subject:
Theater  Search this
ID Number:
CL.63.0947
Accession number:
247375
Catalog number:
63.947
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-390a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_675407

Criss Cross

Associated Name:
Stone, Fred  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
ink (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 11/16 in x 5 1/4 in; 19.52625 cm x 13.335 cm
Object Name:
playbill
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Place:
United States: Virginia
Date made:
ca 1926
Subject:
Theater  Search this
ID Number:
2018.3010.120
Nonaccession number:
2018.3010
Catalog number:
2018.3010.120
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Popular Entertainment
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-ce0d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1867765

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