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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
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
Philip Sterling, the long-time writer and public relations executive for the Columbia Broadcasting System, reads a chapter from his (incomplete) biography on the African American entertainer, Bert Williams. The chapter, recorded on a personal device, includes the history of Riverside, C.A., where Williams spent his youth, an interview with Ed [Edward] Rosenbaum, the publicist for the Ziegfeld Follies' Broadway productions (1907-1910/11), and excerpts from radio programs which include commercials, announcements, and program music.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Languages
English
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
  • 2021: Found by you!
  • 2022

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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. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6252c300-b914-0133-bb4e-60f81dd2b63c

Chicago/Turabian Format

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 August 3, 2021. https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6252c300-b914-0133-bb4e-60f81dd2b63c

APA Format

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 https://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/6252c300-b914-0133-bb4e-60f81dd2b63c

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Philip Sterling reads chapter from his book on Bert Williams