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."
A program for the opera Porgy and Bess. The program is twenty pages long and features a variety of advertisements for other plays and products. The front cover is a line drawing of a street scene. Text at the top margin reads "NATIONAL / America's First Theatre." Text along the bottom margin reads "PORGY and BESS."