Query: Playbills
Johari M. Rashad playbills and other material
Creators:
Rashad, Johari
Dates:
circa 1974-2003
Size:
2 Linear feet (4 boxes)
Collection ID:
ACMA.06-028
Repository:
Anacostia Community Museum Archives

This collection, which dates from circa 1974-2003, contains approximately 120 playbills and programs relating to black theater in Washingon D.C., including memorabilia from Arena Stage and the Kennedy Center. One playbill bears the autograph of Debbie Allen. Also present are magazines, newspaper clippings, posters, photographs of community events and 23 record albums. The albums include performances by Richard Pryor and various soul and R&B singers.

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Edith Lauren Theater Collection
Dates:
1950-2018
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (10 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1488
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of playbills for performances attended by Edith Lauren in the United States and London.

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Eiko Ishioka Collection
Creators:
Ishioka, Eiko
Dates:
2007 - 2011
Size:
3.5 Cubic feet (4 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1331
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists mostly of design-related materials for the short-lived Broadway musical "Spiderman: Turn off the Dark." These include images of designs for costume, hair styles, makeup and scenery, presumably used by Ishioka to design the costumes for the show. The collection contains her pencil and ink design drawings for …

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Imogene Coca Papers
Creators:
Coca, Imogene
Dates:
1879-2008
Size:
7.5 Cubic feet (5 boxes, 4 framed items, 12 accordion folders, two loose stacks)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1479
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents the life and career of comedian Imogene Coca.

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Theatre Program Scrapbooks
Creators:
Belasco Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Columbia Theatre (Washington, D.C.)
Belasco Theatre (Washington, D.C.)
Herald Square Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
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Dates:
1893-1948, undated
bulk 1897-1918
Size:
2 Cubic feet (6 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1205
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

These scrapbooks were created to record programs from various theaters in Washington, D.C. and New York. They contain playbills, advertisements, and cast lists.

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MS 4969 Playbill for "Powhatan's Pamunkey Indian Braves"
Creators:
ANONYMOUS
Dates:
1898
Size:
1 Page
Collection ID:
NAA.MS4969
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Gives list of ten performers in the roles of Powhatan, Pocahontas, etc.

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Mille Gade Corson Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Stoyanoff, Esther
Corson, Mille Gade , 1898- (swimmer)
Dates:
1920-1930.
Size:
0.5 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0063
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Three scrapbooks and two albums containing photographs of Corson; news clippings about the swim; a Certificate of Life Membership in the Danish American Athletic Club; a certificate from the American Red Cross; sheet music; a tribute to her which contains a picture of her and her children; programs with images …

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Richard Becker Collection of Alex Bradford Gospel Music Materials
Creators:
Becker, Richard
Bradford, Alex
Dates:
1950-1997, undated
Size:
0.66 Cubic feet (2 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0761
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers relating to Alex Bradford's career as a composer of Gospel music. Included among the materials are playbills, published sheet music, music manuscripts, gospel song books, play scripts, newspaper clippings and articles, and one LP record.

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Donald J. Stubblebine Collection of Theater and Motion Picture Music and Ephemera
Creators:
Hauber, Joseph R.
Stubblebine, Donald J., 1925-2010
Dates:
1866-2009, undated
Size:
285 Cubic feet (600 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1211
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

One of the most comprehensive collections of material relating to musical stage and film productions, the collection consists of an assortment of material including sheet music written specifically for or included in stage and screen musicals, television programs, Big Band performances, and radio. Some productions may have been produced under …

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Records
Creators:
Smithsonian Associates. Young Associates Program. Discovery Theater
Dates:
1981-1997
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 97-156
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of the records of the Smithsonian Associates, Discovery Theater, which document the administrative activities of the office. Materials consist of committee minutes, brochures, playbills, monthly reports, teacher evaluations, and yearly close out statistics.

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