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Photographs, 1925-1994 (continued)
Identified Individuals, Groups and Productions (continued)
BOX-FOLDER 15/11 Ricks, Jesse, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/12 Ringler, Jacque, undated
Two photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/13 Robinson, Miss, undated
Miss Robinson was the daughter of Mary Nell Robinson.
BOX-FOLDER 15/14 Rogers, Audrey, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/15 Roosevelt, Eleanor, undated
Photograph has been cut to remove someone from the image.
BOX-FOLDER 15/16 Rubes, Jan, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/17 Saint James A.M.E. Church, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/18 Schuyler, Philippa Duke, undated
Inscribed to Mr. and Mrs. Dawson.
BOX-FOLDER 15/19 Scott, Sirly, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/20 Shaw, Peggy Pierce, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/21 Sissle, Noble, late 1940s
Six photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/22 Smith, Ethel Hardy, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/23 Smith, Jackson, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/24 Smith, Lillian Miller, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/25 Smith, Paul A., undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/26 Social groups. Chicago, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/27 Social groups. Pittsburgh, undated
Five photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/28 Social groups. Washington, D.C., undated
19 photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/29 Social groups. Unknown location, undated
Three photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/30 The Southernaires (male vocal group), undated
Two photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/31 Stills, Vivian J., undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/32 Stone, Theodore Charles, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/33 Stor, Jean, June 17, 1937
Inscribed and dated to Mary Cardwell Dawson.
BOX-FOLDER 15/34 Taylor, Francena, undated
On reverse: Francena Taylor as "The Voice" in Ouanga.
BOX-FOLDER 15/35 Tibbs, Roy, undated
Mr. Tibbs was Lillian Evanti's husband.
BOX-FOLDER 15/36, 65/11 La Traviata, 1944 and undated
16 photographs; one negative.
BOX-FOLDER 15/37 Vajda, Frederick, 1943
Three photographs.
One photograph is inscribed to Mary Cardwell Dawson and is dated August 1, 1943, Washington, D.C.
BOX-FOLDER 15/38 Vincent, Fritz, undated
On reverse: Fritz Vincent as La Bossal in Ouanga.
BOX-FOLDER 15/39 Vincent and Reed (Dancers), undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/40, 65/3 Voorhees, Bettye, undated
Five photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/41 Vroman, Mary Elizabeth, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/42 Watson, Lawrence, undated
Two photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/43 White, Clarence Cameron, undated
Three photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/44 White, Leafie, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/45 Williams, Camilla, undated
Two photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/46 Williams, Virginia, undated
BOX-FOLDER 15/47 Wilson, Horace, undated
Three photographs.
BOX 15, 65 Unidentified Individuals, Groups and Productions
BOX-FOLDER 15/48, 65/4-5, 14 Unidentified groups, undated
Several photos found in Box 65/5 contain various city opera guild administrative boards and committees.
38 photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/49 Unidentified individuals (Chicago photographers), undated
Two photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/50 Unidentified individuals (New York photographers), undated
Three photographs (one inscribed but unable to read).
BOX-FOLDER 15/51 Unidentified individuals (Pittsburgh photographers), undated
Three photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/52 Unidentified individuals (Washington, D.C. photographers), undated
Six photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/53 Unidentified individuals (Unknown location), undated
22 photographs.
BOX-FOLDER 15/54, 65/12 Unidentified performances, undated
Three photographs.
BOX 1-6, 65-67 Programs and Promotional Materials, 1926-1997
(59 folders)
Includes programs, press releases, advertising, posters, draft copies of advertising and press releases, tickets, and newspaper reviews for concerts, musical performances, benefits, and other related events. The series is divided into two subseries: the first contains materials produced or sponsored by the National Negro Opera Company and its immediate predecessors, the National Negro Opera Foundation, and the various city-based National Negro Opera Company-affiliated opera guilds. In addition, it contains materials from concerts given by prominant stars of the National Negro Opera Company such as benefits and fundraising events for future operatic productions. The second subseries contains materials from concerts and events that are not directly related to the National Negro Opera Company, but which Mrs. Dawson attended. These document the African-American concert scene from the 1930s to the early 1960s.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 1-4, 65-67 Materials Related to the National Negro Opera Company and Other Affiliated Musical Ensembles, 1926-1997, undated
BOX-FOLDER 1/1 Programs/Promotional Material, 1926-1934
BOX-FOLDER 1/2 Programs/Promotional Material, 1935-1937
BOX-FOLDER 1/3 Programs/Promotional Material, 1938-1940
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Programs/Promotional Material, 1941
BOX-FOLDER 1/4 Programs/Promotional Material. Poster: Aida performance, October 10, 1941, 1941
BOX-FOLDER 65/7 Programs/Promotional Material, circa 1942
Draft "mock-up" promotional item for a proposed book to contain a projected one million names of individuals pledging support for the creation of a National Negro Opera Company and Symphony Orchestra.
BOX-FOLDER 1/5 Programs/Promotional Material, 1942
BOX-FOLDER 1/6 Programs/Promotional Material, 1943
BOX-FOLDER 1/7 Programs/Promotional Material, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 1/8 Programs/Promotional Material, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 1/9 Programs/Promotional Material, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 1/10 Programs/Promotional Material, 1947
BOX-FOLDER 1/11 Programs/Promotional Material, 1948
BOX-FOLDER 1/12 Programs/Promotional Material, 1949
BOX-FOLDER 2/1 Programs/Promotional Material, 1950
BOX-FOLDER 2/2 Programs/Promotional Material, 1951
BOX-FOLDER 2/3 Programs/Promotional Material, 1952
BOX-FOLDER 2/4 Programs/Promotional Material, 1953
BOX-FOLDER 2/5 Programs/Promotional Material, 1954
BOX-FOLDER 2/6 Programs/Promotional Material, 1955
BOX-FOLDER 2/7 Programs/Promotional Material, 1956
BOX 67 Programs/Promotional Material. Poster: Ouanga performance, Metropolitan Opera House, New York, May 27, 1956
BOX-FOLDER 3/1 Programs/Promotional Material, 1957
BOX 67 Programs/Promotional Material. Poster: The Ordering of Moses performance, Hillhouse High School, New Haven, Conn., May 5, 1957
BOX-FOLDER 3/2 Programs/Promotional Material, 1958
BOX-FOLDER 3/3 Programs/Promotional Material, 1959
BOX-FOLDER 3/4 Programs/Promotional Material, 1960
BOX-FOLDER 3/5 Programs/Promotional Material, 1961
BOX-FOLDER 3/6 Programs/Promotional Material, 1962
BOX-FOLDER 3/7 Programs/Promotional Material, 1965
BOX-FOLDER 3/8 Programs/Promotional Material, 1992-1997
BOX-FOLDER 66/3 Programs/Promotional Material (oversize), 1933-1963
BOX-FOLDER 66/5 Programs/Promotional Material (oversize). Publicity drafts, 1940s-1950s
BOX-FOLDER 3/9 Programs/Promotional Material - Printed Profiles, undated
BOX-FOLDER 4/1 Programs/Promotional Material - Typed Profiles, undated
BOX-FOLDER 4/2 Programs/Promotional Material - Press Releases, undated
BOX-FOLDER 4/3 Programs/Promotional Material - Solicitation Letters, undated
BOX-FOLDER 4/4 Programs/Promotional Material - Miscellaneous, undated
BOX 4-6, 66 Non-National Negro Opera Company Materials, 1934-1987, undated
BOX-FOLDER 4/5 Programs/Promotional Material, 1934-1941
BOX-FOLDER 66/4 Programs/Promotional Material, 1943, 1950s
BOX-FOLDER 4/6 Programs/Promotional Material, 1944
BOX-FOLDER 4/7 Programs/Promotional Material, 1945
BOX-FOLDER 4/8 Programs/Promotional Material, 1946
BOX-FOLDER 4/9 Programs/Promotional Material, 1947
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