2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African Americans in the performing arts.

  1. National Negro Opera Company collection, 1879-1997

    11,250 items ; 68 containers ; 39 linear feet -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    The National Negro Opera Company, the first African-American opera company in the United States, was founded in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania in 1941, by Mary Cardwell Dawson. The collection contains materials and records related to the company and to Dawson. It includes correspondence, administrative and financial records, photographs, programs, promotional and publicity materials, scrapbooks,...

  2. Harold C. Fleming papers, 1950-1993

    31,500 items ; 90 containers ; 36 linear feet -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Civil rights leader and executive with the Potomac Institute, Washington, D.C. Correspondence, memoranda, annual reports, subject files, proposals, background material, news releases, drafts and published pamphlets and booklets, biographical material, and other papers pertaining to Fleming's work as executive vice president and president of the Potomac Institute, an organization dedicated to...