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10 edition of African American theater buildings found in the catalog.

African American theater buildings

an illustrated historical directory, 1900-1955

by Eric Ledell Smith

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Published by McFarland in Jefferson, N.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • African American theater -- History -- 20th century,
    • Theaters -- United States -- Directories

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 249-252) and index.

      StatementEric Ledell Smith.
      GenreDirectories.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPN2270.A35 S58 2003
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 278 p. :
      Number of Pages278
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3675306M
      ISBN 100786415290
      LC Control Number2003011177
      OCLC/WorldCa52269959

      This portrait of a young black man was done by the African-American artist Dox Thrash, who supervised the WPA Federal Art Project's graphics division in Philadelphia. Like many artists of the Art Project, Thrash made numerous studies of ethnic "types" and of interesting places within their locale—in Thrash's case, Philadelphia.   The African American studies program came about at a time when students across the nation were demanding more education in the field, said Paul Ortiz, a .

        The Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, scheduled to open in the fall of , will display a tattered copy of . Related to this African American Theater Buildings An Illustrated Historical Directory , you can get it right here directly. This book is one of the collections in this on-line library to read.

      Savannah’s Last Standing Blacks-Only Theater Remembered as Refuge, Community Space" The Eastside Theater is also listed in the book “African-American Theater Buildings: An Illustrated Historical Directory, ” by Eric Ledell Smith. American literature is literature written or produced in the United States of America and its preceding colonies (for specific discussions of poetry and theater, see Poetry of the United States and Theater in the United States).Before the founding of the United States, the British colonies on the eastern coast of the present-day United States were heavily influenced by English literature.


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