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Robeson, Paul, 1898-1976

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1898 - 1976

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Johns Hopkins University Paul Robeson collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0674
Overview Born on April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson went on to become a stellar athlete, civil rights activist, and an immensely popular singer and actor, known for his stage and film performances in The Emperor Jones and Show Boat. The collection contains ephemera documenting Robeson's career from 1924 to 1973, including: programs, souvenir books on his life story, magazines, playbills, photographs (black-and-white movie stills),...

Screenplays and publicity materials featuring African American actors

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0450
Overview The collection contains screenplays and publicity materials of movies that feature African American actors, dating from 1933 to 2004.