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Famous Singers, Musicians & Composers
Duke Ellington's Black & Tan Fantasy 1929
Duke Ellington & The Cotton Club Orchestra
Florence was one of the all time greatest stars of the black theatre.
Lauded as "the Race's most famous and most versatile actress,
Famous for her role in the Broadway Revue "Blackbirds."
Hailed as the first "serious" African–American actor
Countee Cullen Reads His Poem Heritage
Cab Calloway Hi Di Ho - 1934
Billie Holliday Performing Strange Fruit
This digital exhibit highlights the singing and acting career of Paul Robeson.
Bessie Smither was the most popular female blues singer of the 1920's & 1930's.
Lindy Hop in Harlem: The Role of Social Dancing