Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams: Rosenbaum

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Title
Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams: Rosenbaum
Additional title: Rosenbaum
Additional title: Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams collection of sound recordings
Names
Sterling, Dorothy, 1913-2008 (Donor)
Sterling, Philip, 1907-1989 (Interviewer)
Sterling, Philip, 1907-1989 (Speaker)
Rosenbaum, Edward (Interviewee)
Collection

Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960 (Questionable)
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 3962
Topics
Rosenbaum, Edward
Williams, Bert, 1874-1922
Blackface entertainers
African American actors
African American singers
African American entertainers
Press agents
Promoters
African Americans -- California -- Riverside -- History
Riverside (Calif.) -- History
Genres
Interviews
Spoken word
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger.
Content: Very poor sound quality of the interview.
Additional physical form: Archival original (1 audiotape reel ; analog, mono ; 7 in) available in *LT-7-A 3962.
Acquisition: Gift; Dorothy Sterling; 1991.
Content: Forms part of the Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams, *T-Mss 1991-026.
Physical Description
Audiotape reel
Extent: 1 audiotape reel (approximately 115 minutes) : analog, mono ; 7 in.
Description
Part 1. (00:00-14:53) and Part 2 (00:00-30:11). Philip Sterling, the writer and public relations executive who worked for the Columbia Broadcasting System for many years, reads chapter about the history of Riverside City and County from his biographical book on the African American entertainer Bert Williams, to his recording device. This chapter includes the history of Riverside City and County, where Williams lived as a child. That book never was completed. The recording also includes interview with Ed [Edward] Rosenbaum. Rosenbaum who handled publicity of the Ziegfeld Follies theatrical productions on Broadway (1907-1910/11), recalls Bert Williams, the first black-featured performer in all-white show, who also worked at the Follies since 1910, and Williams successful roles in the Follies theatrical productions on New York stage, as well as the road shows during 1910-1911. Rosenbaum also talks about his own experience working for the Follies, and shares his memories about various producers, directors and actors who performed at the Follies in the beginning of the 20th century.Part 1. (14:54-57:14 minutes) and Part 2 (30:14-57:17). Audio recordings of excerpts from various radio programs. Includes radio commercials, announcements of upcoming cultural events, and excerpts from various musical works played during the programs.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20767197
RLIN/OCLC: 918573915
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 5e2cd3b0-b914-0133-a8a0-60f81dd2b63c
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1913: Creator Born
  • 1960: Created
  • 2008: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1960. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6252c300-b914-0133-bb4e-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. "Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 19, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6252c300-b914-0133-bb4e-60f81dd2b63c

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Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound, The New York Public Library. (1960). Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6252c300-b914-0133-bb4e-60f81dd2b63c

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Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams