3 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) African American singers.

  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. Art Rosenbaum Georgia folklore collection, 1955-1983

    236 audiocassette tapes; 1 box of manuscripts and electronic media. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Copies of audio tape recordings made by Art Rosenbaum in north and coastal Georgia and South Carolina principally in the 1970s and early 1980s. These field recordings encompass many genres of acoustic folk music, including gospel, shout, blues, ballads, and some interviews with the performers, recorded in homes, churches, and festivals.

  3. Robert Sonkin Alabama and New Jersey collection, 1937-1941

    7 manuscript folders in 1 box; 64 12-inch acetate-aluminum discs. -- Archive of Folk Culture, American Folklife Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.

    Summary:

    Correspondence, field notes, reports, recording logs, transcripts of song texts, and sound recordings of African American music traditions and folkways, collected by Robert Sonkin, primarily in Gee's Bend, Alabama, in 1941.