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African Americans in popular culture

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Dime Novel Library, 1861-1920

Identifier: 1970-001
Content Description A broad collection of dime novels and story papers offering examples of the development of popular culture, as well as depictions of Native Americans in the era. The 4000-plus dime novels in our collection, these valuable pieces capture the beginnings of American popular culture. Although in the modern age “dime novel” has become a term to describe any quickly written, lurid potboiler and as such is generally used as a pejorative to describe a sensationalized yet superficial piece of written...
Dates: 1861 - 1920

Motion picture archive, 20th century

Identifier: 1500-030
Scope and Contents Advertising and promotional material for a variety of film genres including western and musicals; MGM & Universal Studios Story Department memos and synopses; production archive for "Ocean's Eleven"; performer promotional head shots.
Dates: 20th century

"Pamphlets Relating to the Negro", 1947-03

Identifier: 1981.008.africanamericans.3
Scope and Contents Maxwell Whiteman, bookseller and author. Negro List No.3. 1st printing. Staple bound, double column. 68 entries of items by and about African-Americans for sale.
Dates: Publication: 1947-03

"The Way They Do in America", Undated

Identifier: 1981.008.OVRSZ 1
Scope and Contents "The Way They Do in America. A Jungle Jingle sung by Hot and Tot." Introduced by Ellis and Prentis. Published by Carl Hoffman Music Co., Kansas City, Missouri.
Dates: Copyright: Undated