James Baldwin's personal copy of Blues for Mr. Charlie, an original mimeographed play scrip. The script is bound in pale blue leatherette with large brass rivets. The script is inscribed to fellow-writer and filmmaker William Gunn "For Bill Gunn, at last, Jimmy B." and additionally "J.B." Baldwin scribbled over the words "Property of Actors Studio Theatre, 745 Fifth Avenue, New York, N.Y" with the same black marker.
A 1964 Playbill for "Blues for Mister Charlie" which was presented at the American National Theater and Academy (ANTA) Theater in New York. The performance was "dedicated to the memory of Medgar Evers, and his widow and his children, and to the memory of the dead children of Birmingham."
A program for the first performance of Baldwin's play, "The Amen Corner" by the Howard Players. The performance took place from May 11-14, 1955 in Washington D.C. at Howard University's Spaulding Hall.
A May 6, 1955 press release from Howard University announcing the upcoming premiere performance of "The Amen Corner." This press release contains a handwritten note by James Baldwin on the back referencing the legacy of "my father."