Philip Sterling interviews Lottie Tyler and F.L. Miller [probably F.E. Miller]

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Title
Philip Sterling interviews Lottie Tyler and F.L. Miller [probably F.E. Miller]
Additional title: Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams collection of sound recordings
Names
Sterling, Dorothy, 1913-2008 (Donor)
Tyler, Lottie (Interviewee)
Miller, F. L (Interviewee)
Sterling, Philip, 1907-1989 (Interviewer)
Collection

Philip Sterling research materials on Bert Williams collection of sound recordings

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1960-07-29
Library locations
Rodgers and Hammerstein Archives of Recorded Sound
Shelf locator: *LT-7-A 3959
Topics
Tyler, Lottie
Miller, Flournoy E., 1886-1971
Williams, Bert, 1874-1922
African American entertainers
Genres
Interviews
Notes
Content: Title provided by cataloger from the information on original tape reel.
Content: Very poor sound quality.
Venue: Recorded at her home [1960 July 29] Chicago, Ill.
Additional physical form: Archival original (1 audio tape reel ; analog, mono ; 7 in) available in *LT-7-A 3959.
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 68 minutes) : analog, mono ; 7 in.
Description
Interview no. 1 with Lottie Tyler. Part 1 (00:00-25:36). Interview no. 2 with Tyler. Part 2. Philip Sterling, the writer and public relations executive who worked for the Columbia Broadcasting System for many years, interviews Lottie Tyler, the oldest niece of Bert Williams. Tyler shares her memories about her uncle Bert [Williams], one of the black-featured pre-eminent entertainers of the Vaudeville era. She talks about Williams's life and family history, his friends, family, his Bahamian origins, his funeral (March 4, 1922), and about his personal and professional achievements.Part 1 (25:37-32:54). Philip Sterling interviews F.L. Miller [probably F.E. Miller] who worked in show business since the end of the 19th century. He talks about Bert Williams and his long-term artistic partner George Walker.Interviews by Philip Sterling, conducted 1959-1962 for his biographical book on the African American entertainer Bert Williams, that never was completed.
Type of Resource
Sound recording
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b20762069
RLIN/OCLC: 917609665
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 7b2951b0-b912-0133-f64e-60f81dd2b63c
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  • 1913: Creator Born
  • 1960: Created
  • 2008: Creator Died
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

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Philip Sterling interviews Lottie Tyler and F.L. Miller [probably F.E. Miller]