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Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1863-1966
Size:
9.54 Cubic feet (consisting of 19.5 boxes, 4 folders, 26 oversize folders, 8 map case folders, plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Theater
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Theater forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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Creators:
Federal Theater Project (Conn.)
Dates:
1936-1937
Size:
80 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.fedethea
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Programs of plays produced by the FTP in Connecticut, 1936-1937; and lists, press clippings, and photographs regarding the work of Gertrude DonDero.

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Creators:
Falk, Sawyer, 1898-1961
Dates:
1935-1939
Size:
1 Reel (ca. 160 items (on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.falksawy
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence with Falk regarding the Federal Theater Project in New York, particularly at the Civic University Theater in Syracuse. Correspondents include Hallie Flanagan, National Director of FTP. Also, programs, clippings, miscellaneous printed material, and a copy of INJUNCTION GRANTED, a play published in 1938.

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Creators:
Graneto, Philip
Dates:
1885-1900
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box, 1 tray)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1486
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Small group of materials documenting late-19th century actor Henry E. Dixey and his roles in the burlesque musicals Adonis and Francois.

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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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Creators:
Simonson, Frank
See, Wayne
Dates:
1911-1913, undated
Size:
0.25 Cubic feet (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1318
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Theater plat book used at the Philadelphia Theater in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania showing stage plats for various productions.

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Creators:
Schiffman, Frank, ?-1972
Schiffman, Jack
Dates:
1931-1985
Size:
4 Cubic feet (16 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0540
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Frank Schiffman Apollo Theater Collection documents the business endeavors of Frank Schiffman, and the Apollo Theater's contribution to American culture. The collection includes sound recordings, personal and business correspondence, photographs, business records, and printed material. The collection is arranged in six series as follows: Serie...

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Creators:
Norvelle, Lee Roy, 1892-
Dates:
1936-1937
Size:
1 Volume ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.norvlee
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A scrapbook of clippings, programs, and photographs relating to the Indiana Federal Theater Project.

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Creators:
Sardino, Robert C.
Dates:
1914-1981, undated
Size:
2.1 Cubic feet (7 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1471
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection consists of motion picture exhibition ephemera (lantern slides, publicity photographs, and paper) saved by Robert L. Sardino during his years working in motion picture theaters in Syracuse, New York.

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Creators:
Taiz, Malvena Fried
Dates:
1938-1940
Size:
30 Items ((on partial microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.taizmalv
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; clippings; printed materials; and production notes for PRELUDE TO SWING.

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