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Title
The Zoo: Act II, Scene 2
Names
United States. Works Progress Administration (Sponsor)
Collection

Federal Theatre Project Productions Theater Stills Collection

Horse Play Theater Stills Collection

Dates / Origin
Date Created: 1937
Library locations
Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division
Shelf locator: Sc Photo Theater, Box 4
Topics
African Americans -- Performing arts
African Americans -- Theater
African American theater
African Americans in the performing arts
Plays
Theatrical productions
Lafayette Theatre (New York, N.Y.)
Harlem (New York, N.Y.)
Horse Play
Genres
Photographs
Physical Description
Gelatin silver prints
Description
Scene from "Horse Play," WPA production at the Lafayette Theatre in Harlem. The play is a humorous fantasy by Dorothy Hailparn dealing with the adventures of one Hiram, an old farmer and his horse, "Aggie." Doe Doe Green, the "Gabriel" in the original stage production of "The Green Pastures" portrays the leading role of Hiram. Perry Watkins designed the settings, and Byron Webb the lighting effects. Evelyn Ellis directed the play.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
NYPL catalog ID (B-number): b11545266
Video disc identifier: 26,599
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): c23e14b0-0a63-0134-693a-00505686a51c
Rights Statement
The New York Public Library believes that this item is in the public domain under the laws of the United States, but did not make a determination as to its copyright status under the copyright laws of other countries. This item may not be in the public domain under the laws of other countries. Though not required, if you want to credit us as the source, please use the following statement, "From The New York Public Library," and provide a link back to the item on our Digital Collections site. Doing so helps us track how our collection is used and helps justify freely releasing even more content in the future.

Item timeline of events

  • 1937: Created
  • 2016: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The Zoo" The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1937. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8dce7300-0b0b-0134-d78e-00505686a51c

Chicago/Turabian Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. "The Zoo" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed July 21, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8dce7300-0b0b-0134-d78e-00505686a51c

APA Format

Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Photographs and Prints Division, The New York Public Library. (1937). The Zoo Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/8dce7300-0b0b-0134-d78e-00505686a51c

Wikipedia Citation

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The Zoo