Thelma Greene Theatre 

.5 linear ft.

Contains snapshots, publicity photographs, and albums of 1920s stage acts , mostly dancers. Of particular interest are the publicity photographs for "Shuffle Along," in which Thelma Greene was a dancer, and snapshots of the performers’ travels in Europe.


Williamson, Mary O.H.

"Colored Celebrities Here and There"

Collection, 1930s - 1940s

7 linear ft.

During her tenure as a teacher at Cardozo High School, beginning in 1928, Williamson’s students collected information on the achievements of Blacks in numerous fields, including business, entertainment, education, and religion. The collection is comprised of clippings, photographs, and pamphlets which are arranged alphabetically within subject categories. Many of the clippings are from local newspapers and magazines, such as Flash!, and a number of the photographs were taken by local photographer, Robert McNeill.


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February 2001