2 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United Nations--History.

  1. Fox Movietone newsreel collection--World War II paper records, 1922-1946

    14,000 items. 37 containers plus 7 oversize. 16 linear feet. -- Moving Image Research Center, National Audio-Visual Conservation Center, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Cameramen’s dope sheets (detailed notes of stories filmed), continuity sheets (synopses of newsreels distributed to theaters), and turnovers (one sentence descriptions of each story filmed) from this major pioneer in the newsreel industry. Collection also contains other paper materials including telegrams, speeches, photographs, programs, and memoranda that provide details of the newsreels created by Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation. Although the entire Fox Movietone newsreel collection spans 1916-1963, these materials document the World War II period.

  2. Pearl Bailey papers, 1931, 1950-1992

    approximately 13,370 items. 158 containers. 3 mapcase folders. 71 linear feet. -- Music Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Pearl Bailey was an American singer and actress who established herself as a prominent nightclub entertainer on the East Coast during the mid-twentieth century. She also appeared in several Broadway productions, including House of Flowers and Hello, Dolly! Bailey also starred as Maria in the 1959 filmed production of Porgy and Bess. She later hosted her own televised variety series, the Pearl Bailey Show, in 1971. The collection documents her career through academic work, awards and honors, clippings, correspondence, music, photographs, scrapbooks, scripts, and writings.