African Americans in the Performing Arts Ephemera Collection 1925-1945

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African Americans in the Performing Arts Ephemera Collection, 1925-1945

African Americans in the Performing Arts Ephemera Collection 1925-1945

Programs and other printed material relating to musical, theatrical and dance performances as well as political events, collected by American writer and photographer Carl Van Vechten.

.5 linear ft.

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