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Johns Hopkins University Paul Robeson collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0674
Overview Born on April 9, 1898, in Princeton, New Jersey, Paul Robeson went on to become a stellar athlete, civil rights activist, and an immensely popular singer and actor, known for his stage and film performances in The Emperor Jones and Show Boat. The collection contains ephemera documenting Robeson's career from 1924 to 1973, including: programs, souvenir books on his life story, magazines, playbills, photographs (black-and-white movie stills),...

Richard Frary collection of Jack Kerouac materials

 Collection — Box: 1 [31151030056539]
Identifier: MS-0461
Overview Jack Kerouac (1922–1969) was an American novelist and poet of French-Canadian descent. This collection consists of a poster, a publication annoucement, a bibliographic checklist, and a photograh of a painting. The items date from 1975, and roughly 1981-1991.