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Gelatin silver prints
|Named Person:||Claudia McNeil|
|Material Type:||Graphic, Photograph|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Claudia McNeil; George R Furman; Harry Rossner; Tommy Sanford
|In:||McNeil, Claudia, 1917-1993|
|Notes:||Title devised by cataloger.
Some photographs bear photographer's or photography studio's handstamp on verso; one photograph has photographer's printed address label on verso. Some photographs are mounted on scrapbook pages; others have been removed from scrapbook pages.
Collection includes work by Harry Rossner, Tommy Sanford, George R. Furman and others.
|Description:||29 items (.3 lin. ft., 1 box) 12 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm. or smaller. 15 photographic prints : silver gelatin, b&w ; 18 x 13 cm. or smaller. 2 clippings : halftone, b&w ; 14 x 5 cm. or smaller.|
The collection includes photographs of a young McNeil singing, as well as production stills depicting some of her theatrical performances. McNeil, as a young woman, is pictured with groups at social gatherings and at her wedding reception later in life. The collection does not document her most famous role in the stage and screen versions of "A Raisin in the Sun." Most photographs are unidentified.
- McNeil, Claudia.
- African American actresses.
- African American women entertainers.
- African American singers.
- African Americans in the performing arts -- New York (State) -- New York.
- Afro-Americans -- Performances and portrayals -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1940-1989.
- Theatrical productions -- New York (State) -- New York -- 1940-1989.