Full color photograph of American mezzo-soprano opera singer, Denyce Graves, wearing a pink and black satin flamenco-style designed by Donna Langman for Act IV in the Washington National Opera's production of "Carmen". This candid photograph of Graves in costume appears to have been taken while backstage.
Color photograph of Eubie Blake, seated in a wheelchair, accompanied by Marion Blake, Eubie's wife and Lew Jacobs. Eubie is shaking hands with then President, Ronald and First Lady, Nancy Reagan. Blake was visiting the White House because on October 9, 1981, he was the recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, awarded by President Ronald Reagan.
Playbill for Ain't Misbehavin'. White background with yellow box at top, graphic center of a skyline, keyboard, and music notes with three people and "AIN'T MISBEHAVIN'" in black across the top. [PLAYBILL/ BELASCO THEATRE/ AIN'T MISBEHAVIN']
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."