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African American actors

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Article about Buck and Bubbles Vaudeville Duo, 1996

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 57
Scope and Contents One nrespaper article from February 16, 1996, about African American performing duo Buck and Bubbles (real names Ford Lee Washington and John William Sublett), who were popular in the 1920s and 1930s in Louisville, Kentucky.
Dates: 1996

Clipping about Moms Mabley, 1987

 File — Box 4265.004: [1006233189], oversize-folder: 4
Scope and Contents One article from The New York Times, August 9, 1987, recounting the life of American comedian Moms Mabley (1894-1975) and a play created about her life by actress Clarice Taylor.
Dates: 1987

Stepin Fetchit Postcard, circa 1931

 File — Box 4265.001: [1006233187], Folder: 32
Scope and Contents The Stepin Fetchit Postcard depicts a scene from the movie The County Chairman, wherein Fetchit interacts with Will Rogers in an outdoor setting. The postcard features a reproduction of Fetchit's signature as well as an actual autograph by Fetchit.
Dates: circa 1931