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Howard Theatre: A Class Act

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Title

Howard Theatre: A Class Act

Subject

Theater, Performance

Description

One of the first theaters for blacks in the United States when it opened in 1910, the Howard became a focal point for culture and entertainment along the U Street corridor in its heyday. Incorporating oral history, stock footage, and stills, "Howard Theater" evokes the performing artists and audiences that made the landmark a local and national icon.

Creator

Frost, Jackson
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA)

Source

Grant - 89-Mini-3

Publisher

Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA)

Date

1985

Contributor

Frost, Jackson
Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA)
The Howard Theatre Foundation
Atlantic Records
Scurlock Photographers
Smithsonian Institution
Universal Media

Rights

Copyright Greater Washington Educational Telecommunications Association, Inc. (WETA), 1985

Format

VHS
DVD

Language

English

Type

Moving Image

Identifier

214
89-Mini-3
01.SM.1985
523 (DVD Copy appears to be missing)

Coverage

Ward 1
Shaw

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Duration

00:35:08

Producer

Frost, Jackson

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