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Lafayette Theatre on 7th Avenue, Harlem. 60

From: Color slides of Blacks

Lafayette Theatre on 7th Avenue, Harlem. 60

From: Color slides of Blacks

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Creator: Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964
Date: 1940 Sept 4
Subject:
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Description:
Stamped: Photograph by Carl Van Vechten.
Abstract:
View of the Lafayette Theatre, the largest in Harlem and the first to seat African Americans in the orchestra (1912). The Theatre became home to the Lafayette Players, and was the starting point for many African American stars.
Physical Description:
1 slide
color, Kodachrome
2 x 2 in.
Host Note:
Photographer's number on verso: CCXX
Box:
Negro Collection III
Rights:
Photographs by Carl Van Vechten are used with permission of the Van Vechten Trust; permission of the Trust is required to publish Van Vechten photographs in any format. To learn more, contact the Curator, Yale Collection of American Literature.
Curatorial Area: Beinecke Library
Curated Collection: Van Vechten Photographs
Source Digital Format:
High Resolution (image/tiff)
Object ID: 2024531
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