New York Shakespeare Festival. Press Office Records 1957-1991

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New York Shakespeare Festival. Press Office Records, 1957-1991

New York Shakespeare Festival. Press Office Records 1957-1991

The records of the New York Shakespeare Festival Press Office document the work of publicizing the Festival. They show the gradual expansion of its role from the mid 1950's through the early 1990's.

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Falco, Louis

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Luis Rivera and Company

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Papp, Joseph

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Delacorte Theater (New York, N.Y.)

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National council on the arts

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Sheen, Martin

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Taylor, Burton

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Cohen, Ze'eva

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Hare, David, 1947-

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Hurt, Mary Beth

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Yivo Archives

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Shimerman, Armin

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