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African American entertainers--History--20th century.

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Burdell Benjamin (B.B.) Beamon photograph collection

 Collection
Identifier: aarl95-012
Overview

This photograph collection contains photographs of radio personalities, T.V. entertainers, such as Ed Sullivan, and great singers of the 1940s and 1950s, such as Dinah Washington, Sarah Vaughn, Nat "King" Cole, and Billy Eckstein. Also included in this photograph collection are singing stars of the 1970s and 1980s such as James Brown, B.B. King, and Isaac Hayes. There are also photographs of family members and other memorabilia/ephemera.

Dates: 1930-1996

Georgia African American Historic Preservation Network

 Collection
Identifier: aarl-07-2016
Scope and Contents

The Georgia African American Historic Preservation Network Collection was donated by Elizabeth A. Lyon, a former State Historic Preservation Officer of the Georgia Historic Preservation Division, in recognition of the efforts of the Georgia African American Historic Preservation Network and its program coordinators and projects.

Dates: Majority of material found within 1982 - 2016