A. Lincoln Harris scrapbook,

Title
A. Lincoln Harris scrapbook, 1920-1930.
Author
Harris, A. Lincoln.
Supplementary Content
Finding Aid
0

Details

Description
1 vol.
Donor/Sponsor
Schomburg NEH Blacks on Stage: African-American Theater Arts Collections Project.
Genre/Form
  • Reviews (Criticism)
  • Scrapbooks.
Source (note)
  • Helen Armstead-Johson;
Biography (note)
  • An actor and producer, A. Lincoln Harris reportedly was the first black playwright to feature black people in dramatic works. He produced several plays among them "The Advanced Negro," " Waena," "High Life in Haiti" and "A Trusted Friend" that featured the Lincoln Harris Players founded by Harris.
Indexes/Finding Aids (note)
  • Finding aid available in repository.
Provenance (note)
  • The collection was donated to Helen Armstead-Johnson, and subsequently donated by her, along with other theater related collections, to the Schomburg Center.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part: of Helen Armstead-Johnson Theater Collection.
Processing Action (note)
  • Processed
  • Cataloged
Call Number
Sc MG 599
Author
Harris, A. Lincoln.
Title
A. Lincoln Harris scrapbook, 1920-1930.
Summary
Advertisements and reviews of plays comprise the contents in the scrapbook. The majority of articles, however, deal with the accomplishments of black people especially in sports.
Biography
An actor and producer, A. Lincoln Harris reportedly was the first black playwright to feature black people in dramatic works. He produced several plays among them "The Advanced Negro," " Waena," "High Life in Haiti" and "A Trusted Friend" that featured the Lincoln Harris Players founded by Harris.
Indexes
Finding aid available in repository.
Linking Entry
Forms part: of Helen Armstead-Johnson Theater Collection.
Connect to:
Added Title
Schomburg NEH Blacks on Stage: African-American Theater Arts Collections Project.
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