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Gelatin silver prints
Dye coupler prints
|Named Person:||Lorraine Hansberry; Robert Nemiroff; Barbara Barrie; Ruby Dee; Danny Glover; Micki Grant; James Earl Jones; Janet League; Claudia McNeil; Sidney Poitier; Esther Rolle; Cicely Tyson; Camille Yarbrough; Barbara Barrie; Ruby Dee; Lorraine Hansberry; Claudia McNeil; Robert Nemiroff; Sidney Poitier|
|Material Type:||Graphic, Photograph, Picture|
|Document Type:||Visual material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Robert Nemiroff; Bert Andrews; George De Vincent; Lascher; Martha Swope; Mitzi Trumbo; Bill Yoscary; Friedman-Abeles.; Columbia Pictures.; Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
|In:||Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965|
|Notes:||Title devised by cataloger.
Some photographs bear photographer's or photography studio's handstamp on verso. Some items bear handwritten, typewritten or printed captions and/or notations on recto and/or verso. Some items are mounted; others are cropped. Some items are composite photographs. Some portraits have resumes attached to verso. Some items are mounted in a photo album. Press releases accompany some photographs. A few items are duplicates.
Collection contains work by Bert Andrews, George de Vincent, Lascher, Martha Swope, Mitzi Trumbo, Bill Yoscary, and Friedman-Abeles, among others.
|Description:||756 items (1.2 cubic ft., 4 boxes) 2 photographic prints : gelatin silver, black and white ; 36 x 28 cm or smaller. 293 photographic prints : gelatin silver, black and white ; 26 x 21 cm or smaller. 98 photographic prints : gelatin silver, black and white ; 18 x 12 cm or smaller. 31 photographic prints : dye coupler, color ; 21 x26 cm or smaller. 27 contact sheets : gelatin silver, black and white ; 26 x 21 cm or smaller. 304 slides : color ; 7 x 7 cm. 1 photographic album : 38 x 28 cm. 1 theater program : 20 x 14 cm.|
|Other Titles:||Les Blancs.
A Raisin in the Sun.
The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window.
To Be Young, Gifted and Black.
Documentation of "A Raisin in the Sun" consists of images from seventeen different productions including performances in France, Germany, Ukraine, a children's performance in South Africa, as well as a photo album documenting a production in the Czech Republic (1960). Among the U.S. productions depicted, are Broadway (1959), the touring company, various revivals, the Columbia Pictures production (1974), and the PBS television special (1989). A photo from the original Broadway adaptation depicts Hansberry with co-producers David Cogan and Philip Rose, director Lloyd Richards, and lead actor Sidney Poitier. Images from "The Sign in Sidney Brustein's Window" document the original Broadway production (1964). Images from the four "Les Blancs" productions in the collection include Broadway (1970) and the 1988 revival in Washington D.C.. The collection contains images from six productions of "To be Young, Gifted and Black" and includes off-Broadway (1968) and touring companies, as well as the PBS television special which only consists of publicity portraits of cast members (1972). Cast members pictured in the various productions include Ruby Dee, Danny Glover, Brent Jennings, Claudia McNeil, Sidney Poitier, Esther Rolle, Diana Sands, Glenn Thurman, Micki Grant, Delroy Lindo, Janet League, Cicely Tyson, Camille Yarbrough, James Earl Jones, Barbara Barrie and Al Freeman, Jr.
The only photos of Hansberry depict her in the group portrait noted above and in three snapshots, one as a child and two as a teenager. There are no images of Hansberry during the staging of her plays.
- Hansberry, Lorraine, -- 1930-1965.
- Nemiroff, Robert.
- Barrie, Barbara.
- Dee, Ruby.
- Glover, Danny, -- Performances -- 1960-1989.
- Grant, Micki, -- Performances -- 1960-1989.
- Jones, James Earl, -- Performances -- 1960-1989.
- League, Janet, -- Performances -- 1960-1989.
- McNeil, Claudia.
- Poitier, Sidney.
- Rolle, Esther, -- Performances -- 1960-1989.
- Tyson, Cicely, -- Performances -- 1960-1989.
- Yarbrough, Camille, -- Performances -- 1960-1989.
- African American authors.
- African American dramatists.
- Women in the theater -- United States.
- African American women.
- African Americans in the performing arts.
- African American actors.
- African American actresses.
- Theatrical productions.
- Braids (Hairdressing) -- 1970-1989.
- Hairstyles -- 1970-1989.
- Women in the theater.
- United States.