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The Resource Footnotes : the Black artists who rewrote the rules of the Great White Way, Caseen Gaines

Footnotes : the Black artists who rewrote the rules of the Great White Way, Caseen Gaines

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Footnotes : the Black artists who rewrote the rules of the Great White Way
Title
Footnotes
Title remainder
the Black artists who rewrote the rules of the Great White Way
Statement of responsibility
Caseen Gaines
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"For readers of Hidden Figures and Something Wonderful, Footnotes is the story of New York in the roaring twenties and the first Broadway show with an all-Black cast and creative team to achieve success-and its impact on our popular culture. Amidst a culture actively whitewashing, controlling, or trying to prevent their stories from being told, these artists changed the course of American entertainment. This groundbreaking group of performers and the creators (including composer Eubie Blake and lyricist Noble Sissle) sowed the seeds of the Harlem jazz scene and paved the way for people of color on stage and screen, ultimately leading to productions such as West Side Story, Black Panther, and of course, Hamilton"--
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Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1986-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gaines, Caseen
Dewey number
792.089/96073
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
PN2270.A35
LC item number
G35 2021
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • African Americans in the performing arts
  • African American theater
  • American drama
  • Broadway (New York, N.Y.)
Label
Footnotes : the Black artists who rewrote the rules of the Great White Way, Caseen Gaines
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 380-421) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. The way there -- The blacker the bait, 1885-1915 -- Know your audience, 1915 -- High society, 1915-1917 -- Mo man's land, 1917-1919 -- The Red summer, 1919 -- Part two. Making it -- Black bohemians, 1921 -- Nevertheless, they succeeded, 1921-1922 -- Vamped by a brown skin, 1922-1923 -- Part three. Holding on -- Partial ownership, 1923-1924 -- Better than salary, 1924-1925 -- Another second chance, 1925-1933 -- White folks follow, 1933-1952 -- Epilogue: Encoures
Control code
on1250268996
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
435 pages
Isbn
9781492688815
Lccn
2020058245
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1250268996
Label
Footnotes : the Black artists who rewrote the rules of the Great White Way, Caseen Gaines
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 380-421) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Part one. The way there -- The blacker the bait, 1885-1915 -- Know your audience, 1915 -- High society, 1915-1917 -- Mo man's land, 1917-1919 -- The Red summer, 1919 -- Part two. Making it -- Black bohemians, 1921 -- Nevertheless, they succeeded, 1921-1922 -- Vamped by a brown skin, 1922-1923 -- Part three. Holding on -- Partial ownership, 1923-1924 -- Better than salary, 1924-1925 -- Another second chance, 1925-1933 -- White folks follow, 1933-1952 -- Epilogue: Encoures
Control code
on1250268996
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
435 pages
Isbn
9781492688815
Lccn
2020058245
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)1250268996

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