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BOX 7-12 Correspondence, 1934-1970
(193 folders)
Correspondence with individuals, companies, and organizations that document the National Negro Opera Company's efforts and difficulties in producing operas during the 1940s and into the early 1960s. A folder containing correspondence of Jeanna Edwards was removed from the collection by Barbara Edwards Lee, on April 12, 1996. Correspondence of Etta Moten was missing from the collection at the time the finding aid was coded.
Arranged alphabetically by name of individual or company and chronologically therein.
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 A. & P. Stores, 1950-1959
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 A-B-C Desk and Partition Company, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 A. C. Powell Sr. Fund, Inc., New York (Kate C. Hicks, Executive Director), 1945
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Abraham Lincoln Centre, Chicago (Morris Topchevsky), 1943
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Adams, A. Cyrus, 1941
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Admiral Corporation, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Aero Advertising Company, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 African Academy of Arts and Research, undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Afro-American Newspaper, Baltimore (W. I. Gibson, Editor; Carl Murphy, Sr., President), 1945, 1950, 1952, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Afro-American Newspaper, Washington, D.C. (Art Carter), 1952, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/1 Afro Arts Theatre Presents, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Aladden Rug & Furniture Cleaners, 1952
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Albi, Fred, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Albright, Joseph Francis, 1961-1963
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Alexander, Robert W., 1949
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Alfred Scott Concert Publications, New York (Stanley Scott, Publisher), 1956
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Alfredo, Mr., 1949
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 All American Bus Line (Chicago), 1952
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 All State Insurance Company, 1952
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Allen, Mary C., 1959
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Allen, Steve, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Allers, Franz, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Allied Arts Corporation, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Allstate Insurance Company, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, New York (Carol Lewis), 1956
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Alpha Gamma Lambda Chapter, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Alter, Sadie V. (Mrs. David Alter), 1948-1958
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 Amalgamated Clothing Workers, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 7/2 American Beauty Products Company, 1952
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/3 American Civil Liberties Union, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 7/3 American Federation of Musicians. Local 802, New York (Mr. Feinberg, Secretary), 1944
BOX-FOLDER 7/3 American Federation of Musicians. Feldman vs. Dawson, 1950
BOX-FOLDER 7/3 American Federation of Musicians, Musicians' Protective Union, Local 161, Washington, D.C., (Harry C. Manvell, Treasurer; Paul J. Schwarz, President), 1943, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 7/3 American Finance Company, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 7/4 American Guild of Musical Artists, Inc., 1949-1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 American Legion Band, 1950
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 American National Theatre and Academy, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 American Negro Emancipation Centennial, Chicago. (James E. Stamps, Chairman, Board of Trustees), 1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 American Red Cross, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 American Security & Trust Company, Washington, D.C. (Frederick P. H. Siddons, Vice President), 1946, 1950, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP), 1956
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 Amusement Publishing Company (David H. Light, Manager), 1954 and undated
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 Anderson, Alice, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 Anderson, Elizabeth, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 Anderson, Georgia C., 1958-1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/5 Anderson, J. C., 1936
BOX-FOLDER 7/6 Anderson, Marian, 1957-1958
see also Photographs: Anderson, Marian
BOX-FOLDER 7/7 Andrew F. Jackson & Associates (Washington, D.C.), 1956
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/7 Andrews, Ismay R., 1944
BOX-FOLDER 7/7 Andrews, Lillian Foster (Co-Chairman, Friends of the Opera Committee), 1958
BOX-FOLDER 7/7 Anglin, John, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 7/7 Annin Brothers Flag Company, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 7/8 Arcus Simplex Ticket Company, 1944-1956
BOX-FOLDER 7/9 Arlington County, Virginia (Government), 1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/9 Armour & Company (Chicago), 1952
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/9 Arrington, Fannie, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 7/9 Artcraft Lithograph and Printing Company, (New York), 1956-1957
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Associated Counselors International, Washington, D.C. (Public Relations), 1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Associated Dist's (Chicago), 1952
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Associated Negro Press, Chicago (Claude A. Barnett, Director), 1943
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Associated Publishers Inc., (New York), 1955
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Association of Music Teachers in Negro Schools (J. Harold Brown, Chairman), 1939
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Association of Theatrical Press Agents, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Atcherson, James, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Atchison & Keller, Inc., (Washington, D.C.), 1959
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Atlantic Brewing Company, (Chicago), 1952
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Atlas Brewing Company, (Chicago), 1952
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Austria. Embassy. (Wilfried Platzer, Ambassador), 1959
BOX-FOLDER 7/10 Auth Brothers, Inc., (Washington, D.C.), 1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/11 Avalone, Blanche, 1948-1962
Name is spelled "Avaloni" on a few programs.
BOX-FOLDER 7/12 Ayers, Lemuel, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 7/13 Bacchus, Norma C., 1944, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 7/13 Backus, C. W., 1944
BOX-FOLDER 7/13 Bailey Hotel (Pittsburgh), 1954
BOX-FOLDER 7/14 Baker, Edith E. (Field Director, New York Guild, NNOC), 1958-1959
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Baker, Harry W., 1942
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Baldwin Ice Cream Company (Chicago), 1957
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Banks, L. L., 1952
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Banks, Ruth E., 1940
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Barber, Arthur, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Barbour, Saphronia, 1948, 1958
Ms. Barbour was a sister of Mary Cardwell Dawson.
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Barham, Edwin L., 1956
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Barnes, Leroy E., 1969
Letter to Walter M. Dawson in regard to the reorganization of a Boy Scout troop.
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Barnett, Claude, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Barnett Aden Gallery, New York (Alonzo J. Aden, Director),1947, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Barton, Moselle, 1949, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Baskett, Millie, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Bass, Grace, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Bastian Brothers Company, (Pittsburgh), 1934
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Battle, Ada, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Bauer & Black, (Chicago), 1952
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/15 Baylor, Donald, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Beasley, Moses W., Jr., 1959
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Beaumont & Hohman, Inc., 1955
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Beavers, Charles T., 1955
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Becker, E. D., 1954
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Becker, Ralph E. (Law Offices: Brookhart, Becker & Dorsey, Washington, D.C.), 1957
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Beckman, Ola, 1954, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Beckley-Cardy (Chicago), 1952
Contains no correspondence.
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Beckom, O'Labrice C. (Women's Committee of Pittsburgh), 1954, 1959-1960
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Belcher, Annie, 1960-1961
BOX-FOLDER 7/16 Belden Manufacturing Company, (Chicago), 1952
Contains no correspondence.
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