African Americans in popular culture
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
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
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