Creativity and Celebrity in Twentieth-Century Theater
Created by the students of “African American Theater” in the spring of 2013, this web exhibition was borne of a desire to explore different modes of writing, to make use of the amazing resources in black theater held by the Beinecke Library at Yale University, and to share those resources as a work of public scholarship. more . . .
This collection will explore the life of Ethel Waters, her identity as a great american performer and often her exclusion from this genre during her own life time. The artifacts included here from Yale Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library focus on performances during her early stage career and the marketing of these performances.