Kitt, Eartha

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Ms. Kitt was born in the town of North (Orangeburg County, S.C.)

From the description of Now playing at Cafe Carlyle: Eartha Kitt with Daryl Waters, Musical Director, 2005 [promotional placard] (University of South Carolina). WorldCat record id: 182756274

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referencedIn Dunham, Katherine. [Programs]. New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn Sillman, Leonard. Leonard Sillman collection, 1923-1968. Boston University. School of Medicine
referencedIn Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965. Lorraine Hansberry papers, 1947-1988. New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Kitt, Eartha. Now playing at Cafe Carlyle: Eartha Kitt with Daryl Waters, Musical Director, 2005 [promotional placard] University of South Carolina, System Library Service, University Libraries
referencedIn Guide to the Daily Worker and Daily World Photographs Collection, 1920-2001 Tamiment Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
referencedIn Ambassador Auditorium Collection, 1974-1995 Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries
referencedIn Lorraine Hansberry papers, 1947-1988 The New York Public Library. Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division.
referencedIn Eugene Earle Collection, 1939-1980s University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Library. Southern Folklife Collection.
referencedIn Records of, Sojourner, (inclusive), (bulk), 1920-2004, 1975-2002 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Truth, Justice, and the American Way, Inc. Emerald City(television program) videotapes, 1976-1979, (bulk 1978). New York State Historical Documents (Albany, N.Y.)
referencedIn Goldsmith, Ellen, 1926-2007. Ellen Goldsmith papers, 1933-2007. Newberry Library
referencedIn Robert Benney research materials, 1926-1978 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
referencedIn Holder, Geoffrey, 1930-. Musical comedies. Timbuktu. [Programs] New York Public Libraries for the Performing Arts, Dance Collection
referencedIn American Vaudeville Museum collection, 1845-2007, (bulk 1910-1940) University of Arizona Libraries, Library Special Collections
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creatorOf The HistoryMakers Video Oral History with Eartha Kitt The HistoryMakers
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associatedWith American Museum of Vaudeville corporateBody
associatedWith Benney, Robert, 1904-2001 person
associatedWith Communist Party of the United States of America. corporateBody
associatedWith Cullen, Frank, 1936- person
associatedWith Dunham, Katherine. person
associatedWith Earle, Eugene. person
associatedWith Goldsmith, Ellen, 1926-2007. person
associatedWith Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965. person
associatedWith McNeilly, Donald, 1945- person
correspondedWith Sillman, Leonard. person
associatedWith Sojourner (Cambridge, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Truth, Justice, and the American Way, Inc. corporateBody
Place Name Admin Code Country
North (S.C.)
Scarsdale (N.Y.)
African American entertainers


Birth 1927-01-17

Death 2008-12-25

Birth 19270117

Death 20081225





Ark ID: w6j6802s

SNAC ID: 25177565