A Raisin in the sun theater stills collection

Collection Data

Description
Production and publicity photographs from the Broadway production of Lorraine Hansberry's "A Raisin in the Sun," featuring Ossie Davis, Glynn Turman, Ruby Dee, Frances Williams, Claudia McNeil, Diana Sands, Ed Hall, and Sidney Poitier. Also depicted is a rehearsal scene with the play's director, Lloyd Richards, Poitier, Dee, McNeil and Sands.
Names
Layne, Cecil (Photographer)
Friedman-Abeles (Firm) (Photographer)
Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1950 - 1989 (Approximate)
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Theater
Topics
Davis, Ossie -- Performances -- 1950-1959
Dee, Ruby -- Performances -- 1950-1959
Williams, Frances, 1903-1959 -- Performances -- 1950-1959
McNeil, Claudia -- Performances -- 1950-1959
Sands, Diana -- Performances -- 1950-1959
Hall, Ed, 1931-1991 -- Performances -- 1950-1959
Poitier, Sidney -- Performances -- 1950-1959
Turman, Glynn -- Performances -- 1950-1959
Richards, Lloyd, 1919-2006
African Americans in the performing arts
Plays -- 1950-1959
Hansberry, Lorraine, 1930-1965. Raisin in the sun
Genres
Photographs
Notes
Content: Title devised by cataloger.
Statement of responsibility: Collection contains work by Friedman-Abeles and Cecil Layne.
Content: Some photographs bear captions; some have written descriptive information; some are duplicates; one item is cropped.
Physical Description
Extent: photographic prints :silver gelatin, b&w ; 26 x 21 cm.
Gelatin silver prints
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
RLIN/OCLC: NYPG089000315-F
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11545322
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): a67e37a0-e7ef-0134-1eb2-009c0e29b581
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