Playbill for Blues for Mister Charlie

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Published by
Playbill, American, founded 1884
Used by
ANTA Theatre, American, founded 1925
Written by
Baldwin, James, American, 1924 - 1987
Medium
ink on paper
Dimensions
9 x 6 x 3/16 in. (22.9 x 15.2 x 0.5 cm)
Type
magazines (periodicals)
theater programs
Date
1964
Description
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."
Transcription Center Status
Transcribed by digital volunteers
Topic
African American
Drama (Theatre)
Literature
Credit Line
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of The Baldwin Family
Object number
2011.99.42
Restrictions & Rights
Playbill used by permission. All rights reserved, Playbill Inc.
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Classification
Documents and Published Materials-Published Works
Exhibition
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source
National Museum of African American History and Culture

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