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

  1. 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.