The official theatrical world of colored artists: national directory and guide

Collection History

This digital compilation was developed in support of the NYPL website, "The African American Migration Experience," a sweeping 500-year historical narrative from the transatlantic slave trade to the Western migration, the colonization movement, the Great Migration, and the contemporary immigration of Caribbeans, Haitians, and sub-Saharan Africans.

Related Resources

NYPL. "In Motion: The African-American Migration Experience."(2005) <>

Collection Data

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1928
Place: New York
Publisher: Theatrical World Pub. Co.
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Manuscripts, Archives and Rare Books Division
Shelf locator: Sc Rare E 98-5
African Americans in the performing arts
Content: Only selections from this title have been digitized. The full volume is available at the Schomburg Archives, Manuscripts, and Rare Books Division.
Physical Description
Halftone photomechanical prints
Extent: 95 p. : ill., ports. ; 24 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
RLIN/OCLC: 44499285
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b14685162
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): d466f8d0-c622-012f-156e-58d385a7bc34
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