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Charles Henry Alston papers, 1930s-1990s

Author: Charles Alston
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
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The collection includes artwork, photographs, correspondence, exhibition catalogs, and publications documenting the life and work of Charles Alston. Included are materials pertaining to Charles's father, Primus Priss Alston; his wife, surgeon Myra Logan; and other Alston and Logan family members and associates. Also included are letters from Paul Robeson, Langston Hughes, and Hubert Humphrey; cartoons Alston created  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Caricatures and cartoons
History
Named Person: Charles Alston; Primus Priss Alston; Romare Bearden; Lena Horne; Langston Hughes; Hubert H Humphrey; James Earl Jones; Myra Logan; Joe Louis; Paul Robeson; Alston family.; Logan family.; Charles Alston; Primus Priss Alston; Romare Bearden; Lena Horne; Langston Hughes; Hubert H Humphrey; James Earl Jones; Myra Logan; Joe Louis; Paul Robeson, Jr.
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Alston
OCLC Number: 40337293
Notes: In the Southern Historical Collection, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (#4931).
Description: ca. 2700 items (4.5 linear ft.)
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The collection includes artwork, photographs, correspondence, exhibition catalogs, and publications documenting the life and work of Charles Alston. Included are materials pertaining to Charles's father, Primus Priss Alston; his wife, surgeon Myra Logan; and other Alston and Logan family members and associates. Also included are letters from Paul Robeson, Langston Hughes, and Hubert Humphrey; cartoons Alston created for the United States Office of War Information during World War II; items relating to commissioned mural paintings; and non-commercial photographs featuring James Earl Jones, Joe Louis, and Lena Horne, all at young ages.

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